Storytellers for Confident Brands™

We are looking for uber + shmuber talented digitized traditionalized socialized guerillized talent to join us.

copywriter

Description

Join our creative-driven agency in the heart of Boston. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of agency experience and a book that fills us with envy and self-loathing. Small Army has a good mix of both B2B and B2C clients with the opportunity to work across lots of different mediums. While all creatives are supported by a super swell group of ACDs and CDs, you should be confident in both concepting and craft, i.e., you can come up with the big idea and then write the heck out of it. Please send a link to your portfolio ASAP so we can start judging, err... reviewing your work. Thanks!

What You Need

  • An adaptable voice to support the unique needs of different brands-from very technical to humorous and heartfelt.
  • Demonstrated ideation/concepting skills
  • Experience working across a variety of mediums including digital, broadcast, radio, print and ambient/guerilla.
  • 3-5 years of agency experience.

 

How to Apply

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

intern video post production

Description

Full-time or Part-time

We are looking for interns who want to gain experience in the world of ad agency video editing and post production by working with the team at Small Army.  Along with basic administrative tasks, working side-by-side with the post production team on client projects will provide invaluable insight into the many layers of a successful agency.

 

What You Need

Candidates must possess a can-do attitude and be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.  A strong understanding of video editing tools (at least one of these apps: FCP7, FCPX, Premiere.  Bonus points for knowing Photoshop and AfterEffects) and the Mac operating system is necessary for the intern position.  These positions are perfect for college students or recent graduates interested in exploring the world of advertising.  Please note, this is an unpaid internship. (apply for the position link here)

How to Apply

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

fall copywriting intern

Description

We're excited to meet you already.

It's a sad day here at Small Army as our beloved copywriting intern, Gordo (Fury Face) Belivieu has returned to his native Saskatchewan to take over the family elk jerky business. Suffice to say, we need a wide-eyed word wrangler to fill his shoes. The Copywriting Intern will work on a variety of accounts across all mediums supported by an experienced staff of creatives.  You'll also get to enjoy copious amounts of free snacks, a semi-professional foosball table and free lunch Fridays (umm...if we get our timesheets in.) So please, send us that soon-to-be-amazing portfolio so we can have a look-see. 


What You Need

How to Apply

Submit your resume and a link to your portfolio

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

senior art director

Description

Small Army is looking to add a Senior Art Director to our ranks. We're on the hunt for a digitally-driven, highly conceptual, hard working, no-detail-is-too-small-to-sweat-over, overachieving, team player type. You thrive under pressure and can spin any brief into an eye-popping campaign for social, print, digital, broadcast, ambient, snapchat, chatsnap, Lolcats, or whatever the medium du jour is. You've got 5-8 years of industry experience, a book you're proud of, and glowing references from creative directors and creative partners past. We've got an awesome team, great clients, a beautiful office in Back Bay, and perks for days. Sound like a fit? Let's talk.

What You Need

 

  • Contribute to the concept development, design and execution of promotional materials
  • Can go beyond just design; can think conceptually and can brainstorm ideas within a larger team 
  • Have a broad understanding of typography, photography and design in theory and practice
  • Possess the ability to create brand-appropriate design across multiple touch points
  • Demonstrate versatility in pairing design direction with communication in a cohesive form
  • Possess advanced knowledge of Indesign, Photoshop & Illustrator as it relates to design and the technical production of work intended for print
  • Fluent in today’s technologies and media with respect to design and marketing
  • Plays well with others
  • 5-8 years of agency experience

How to Apply

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

heart

Description

Small Army is a full-service advertising agency that believes the best communications come from the heart. With that in mind, we are seeking a Heart to help us craft stories that tap into universal truths and shared experiences. The ideal candidate should be a functioning heart with two atria and two ventricles. Previous Heart experience required.

 

What You Need

- Pumping blood through the circulatory system to deliver oxygen and other nutrients.

- Removing metabolic waste.

- Quickly adapting to changes in external stimuli.

- Not stopping, like ever. 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

- 5 - 10 years of being a heart.

- At least a basic knowledge of the limbic system.

- A track record of going with your gut and just doing what feels right.

- A resting pulse no greater than 54 - 59 BPM 

How to Apply

To be considered for this position, please send us your resume and at least three references. You may also wish to do something completely spontaneous with an utter disregard for logic or reason. 

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

digital production intern

Description

We are looking for interns who want to gain experience in the world of advertising by working with the team at Small Army.  Along with basic administrative tasks, working side-by-side with the Digital team on client projects will provide invaluable insight into the many layers of a successful agency.

This individual will primarily support the Digital Production team in the creation and maintenance of interactive web sites and management of online media production.

Candidates must possess a can-do attitude and be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.  A strong understanding of social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, YouTube, WordPress/Tumblr) is necessary for the intern position.  These positions are perfect for college students or recent graduates interested in exploring the world of advertising.  Please note, this is an unpaid internship. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Position responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Quality Assurance testing for websites and online advertising
  • Management of copywriting, content curation and proofreading
  • Assisting with asset management (organizing digital files, populating metadata, etc.)
  • Creating sitemaps and organizing content
  • Gather, review, repurpose and traffic assets to other team members

What You Need

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Strong initiative and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks at once
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines for daily deliverables
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Drupal, or other content management systems encouraged but not required (but willing to learn)
  • An interest in digital technologies

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Pursuing a degree in college or university
  • Must have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • Must have the legal right to work in the United States
  • Hard working and willing to learn
  • Attention to detail is a must

All years are welcome to apply.   Internship will begin in September 2016 and end in December 2016.

TIME REQUIREMENTS

  • 24 hours a week (or more)
  • We prefer three 8- hour days vs. 24 hours spread-out, but willing to discuss alternatives

Please note this is an unpaid internship.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. Candidates that are the right fit for the position will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

media coordinator

Description

We are looking for a Media Coordinator to join our rapidly growing media department! If you are a self-starter and are looking to join forces with an incredible team while gaining advertising experience in a fast-paced, dog-loving, music playing environment - we'd love to hear from you. 

Responsibilities

  • Maintain client records, files and other information pertinent to account management
  • Account Support as needed, including meeting preparation and coordination, presentation builds, POVs, etc.
  • Manage critical intelligence: Trending, industry and client benchmarks, vendor contacts
  • Maintain status reports and other group and/or department documents
  • Master basic office and research software
  • Conduct industry, competitive and audience research via Web and agency sources (with direction)
  • Communicate/articulate goals to media partners
  • Prepare and manage client authorizations and insertion orders
  • Collect and create creative spec requirements
  • Execute media buys and resolve billing discrepancies alongside Media Planner and Accounting counterparts
  • Help with (and eventually own) campaign execution, including creative receipt and QA, ad serving, reporting, post-launch QA and tracking -- build expertise in agency tools,including DFA (tag creation and implementation), Google Analytics, and other 3rd party or proprietary reporting and analytics tools
  • Support ongoing reporting needs
  • Act as liaison between Media and Billing to manage client and vendor billings
  • Work closely with vendors and agency reporting tools to ensure financial accuracy by managing ongoing delivery and financial reconciliation
  • Execute and prioritize projects assigned on an ad hoc basis for clients
  • Use media research tools to provide competitive reports

What You Need

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Marketing or Communications
  • 1+ years of experience working in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in Excel with a good working knowledge of PowerPoint and Word
  • Web savvy with outstanding online research skills
  • Detail-oriented, organized, and able to complete assignments in a timely fashion
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Sense of humor is a plus

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration.

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

account services and social media intern

Description

Intern
Account Services and Social Media | Full-time or Part-time

We are looking for interns who want to gain experience in the world of advertising by working with the team at Small Army.  Along with basic administrative tasks, working side-by-side with the Account Management team on client projects will provide invaluable insight into the many layers of a successful agency. 

What You Need

Candidates must possess a can-do attitude and be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook.  A strong understanding of social media tools (Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube, WordPress/Tumblr) is necessary for the intern position.  These positions are perfect for college students or recent graduates interested in exploring the world of advertising.  Please note, this is an unpaid internship. (apply for the position link here)

How to Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter for consideration. Candidates that are the right fit for the position will be contacted for interviews. Thank you for your interest.

Apply

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of submissions, we are not able to reply to each individual applicant. You will be contacted if you have been selected for an interview.

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