Storytellers for Confident Brands™

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brand strategist

Description

We are looking for a Brand Strategist who lives for research and uncovering data-driven insights. As part of the strategy team, you are an integral part of Small Army working cross-departmentally to help inform our strategies and inspire our creative.

This role will include work in brand monitoring, competitive research, social media analytics, social listening, and consumer journey/insight development. You should be familiar with examining campaign and site analytics, synthesizing syndicated research, and utilizing consumer insight tools.

 

 

What You Need

Rather than expecting our talent to be clearly defined with a list of qualifications, we look at a person's unique individuality and experience to help define the role. But here is a quick overview of what some of what we expect from this role:

 

  • 3-6 years working in a research or analyst position at an advertising or PR agency
  • Able to research clients' industries, their competitors, and emerging industry and cultural changes, to provide thought leadership on areas of opportunity.
  • A passion for diving deep into audience research to provide insights on behaviors, trends, interests, and where they are most apt to listen.
  • Presents strategies that answer client's business goals, are at times unexpected and provide creative opportunity.
  • Familiarity with research and data tools. We expect you to introduce new ones to us and have some experience with a few of the following: SEM Rush, Crimson Hexagon, Spotright, GA, Wonder, Statista, REV, Infegy, BuzzSumo, Demographics Pro, Global Web Index, NPS, Google Data Studio.
  • Can look at data and see a story and provide recommendations on campaign improvements and optimizations.
  • Comfortable discussing ideas and presenting them to Clients.
  • Happy working with a fun bunch of creative types.

How to Apply

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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.

associate creative director / copy

Description

ACDs of copy take the lead in defining the creative strategic direction of storytelling campaigns and projects across a broad range of client products and services. Aside from demonstrating superior conceptual and creative writing skills, ACDs of copy recognize that great ideas can come from anywhere - and are consistently on the lookout for the best ones with a knack for developing them into big, beautiful, award winning creative that moves hearts and minds. Our ACDs are also teachers of the most compassionate kind. You'll be looked upon to help mentor and develop our team of aspiring and talented creative men and women.

What You Need

  • Lead the development of ground breaking creative concepts across all channels that reflect the agreed upon strategy, deliver on the moral and are on tone for the brand’s personality.
  • Lead, teach and mentor the creative teams by being a living example of positivity, compassion, forward thinking, kindness, curiosity and creativity.
  • Continually push for and inspire bold, surprising and groundbreaking creative for the agency and your team.
  • Distill complexity into consumer friendly content in a variety of formats including long format, traditional media, broadcast, digital and social media.
  • Write copy from concept through to completion based on input from client, agency team, and personal research.
  • Manage a full plate of assignments across all channels (broadcast, print, direct, digital, etc.)
  • Work closely with art directors, relationship management, and others within the agency to determine client needs.
  • Present and sell through creative concepts and creative strategies to key stakeholders internally (within the agency) and to our clients.
  • Help define problems when things get stuck and pro-actively lead your team to higher ground with smart solutions and a positive attitude.
  • Participate in and contribute to new business activities of the agency, as assigned.
  • Foster and build a team atmosphere, built on positive, productive working relationships.

How to Apply

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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 producer

Description

We are looking for a Digital Producer to join our Small Army Integrated Production team.

As a Digital Producer, you will be assigned to various pieces of business and be responsible for one or more interactive projects-assuring the quality of the product, keeping the project on time, on budget, and on strategy--from concepting, build to delivery, and assuring adherence to our development process. The Digital Producer is responsible for the daily management of projects from inception to completion, adhering to budget and timelines, working with external developers and maintaining strong client relatioinships.

Additional responsibilities include:

-  Partners with the Director of Production and relationship managers to obtain necessary project information (due dates, budget, scope, success metrics, project requirements, etc.)

-  Managing the development and production of interactive marketing and website projects via accurate project planning, change tracking, budget tracking, and regular production status reporting.

-  Manages execution of work on assigned projects, holding team members accountable to the delivery of assigned work, maintaining project SOPs, and adhering to quality control practices

-  Acting as liaison between creative, technical, relationship managers, and other internal groups.

-  Keeping production projects on track and on time, overseeing internal and external resources.

-  Finding solutions to technical or scheduling challenges and delivering them on time & on budget.

-  Ensure all assets meet content and legal approvals

-  Manages creative freelancers and external vendors; updates preferred vendor list

-  Uses Basecamp to manage and document work/bug status

-  Supports the agency with ideas on process refinement/improvement

What You Need

-  A solid understanding and dedication to the interactive medium, including UX, AI, development, design, user functionality and client functionality requirements

-  Knowledge of website design, launches, ongoing management

-  Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

-  Solid knowledge of online services, technology, and platforms, such as WordPress, Basecamp and other CMS systems

-  Coding and Photoshop knowledge is not required, but helpful

-  Experience producing and maintaining project plans, Gantt charts and top-level schedules

-  Strong QA skills, from content to functionality to final deliverables

 

How to Apply

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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 supervisor, PPC

Description

Small Army & Finn Partners' paid media team is seeking a motivated Media Supervisor, PPC to join our agency to support the management of our clients' Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Paid Social campaigns. Mastery of Google Ads and Analytics is a requirement. Paid Social experience is desirable. Experience with other digital channels, whether Programmatic, Direct/Publisher, Native, is a definite plus but not essential. 

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and fully manage Paid Search and Paid Social accounts 
  • Develop PPC strategy by understanding clients' objectives and working with internal teams 
  • Own campaign strategy and structure, including keyword development, audience targeting, campaign build, bid strategy, set-up, and execution
  • Day to day management and continuous optimizations on the account, campaign, and ad group levels
  • Daily pacing and budget tracking
  • Biweekly and monthly performance tracking and reporting 
  • Direct client communications (meetings and conference calls) 
  • Competitive review and analysis

What You Need

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 3+ years of PPC managing experience, preferably within an agency environment
  • Experience working directly with clients 
  • Current Google AdWords Certification 
  • Strong understanding of current SEM and Paid Social best practices
  • Effective presentation and written communication skills with strong
  • interpersonal skills
  • A positive attitude and a passion for marketing

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.

relationship management intern

Description

 

At Small Army, our interns get to do and see it all. From strategy and research, to working with creatives, to building client relationships, our relationship management interns gain real agency experience. Our interns are enthusiastic about any challenge and love being part of fun, growing ad agency. Think you have what it takes?

Note: Summer internships are required to be full-time and the application deadline is March 15th. All internships are paid and eligible for academic credit.

What You Need

Energy, a love of advertising, and a willingness to go the extra mile.

How to Apply

Along with your resume, write (up to 500 words) or visually show us what your moral is, and how it will make you an invaluable part of Small Army.

Candidates that are the right fit for the position will be contacted for interviews. 

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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 intern

Description

We are looking for a Media Intern to join our rapidly growing media department! If you’re a self-starter who’s looking to join forces with an incredible team while gaining advertising experience in a fast-paced, dog-loving, music-playing office, this one’s for you.

Note: Summer internships are required to be full-time and the application deadline is March 15th. All internships are paid and eligible for academic credit.

What You Need

At least 3 years of education (preferably in Marketing or Communications), previous work experience, proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word, online research skills, good time management, and the ability to multitask. Extra points if you’re detailoriented and have a sense of humor.

How to Apply

That part’s easy. Just submit your resume, a cover letter, and what semester you’re interested in (Spring/Summer/Fall). We’ll be in touch if it’s a good fit!

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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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