Storytellers for Confident Brands™

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

integrated project manager

Description

Small Army is looking for a rock star Integrated Project Manager with at least 3-5 years of agency experience to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates communication between departments to ensure all parties are aligned.
  • Establish staffing requirements, timelines, and budgets for interactive engagements, ensuring quality and efficiency of project execution.
  • Collaborate with team leaders to ensure group is meeting deadlines and budget expectations.
  • Ensure that the team members have the information they need to be successful in their work
  • Monitor project budget, hours, and cost actualization.
  • Mitigate risk by anticipating potential executional barriers, identifying quality, budget, and timeline impacts, and developing possible solutions with appropriate input and collaboration.
  • Communicate project updates to team.
  • Contribute to new business efforts.
  • Collaborate closely with development team in developing project plans, including accurate budgets and project schedules.
  • Support the agency with idea on process refinement/improvement.

What You Need

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of production experience at an agency, with a strong concentration in digital.
  • Outstanding knowledge of project management principles, processes and software in multiple disciplines, i.e. websites, print, display, ooh, etc. with an emphasis in digital work.
  • A solid understanding of the full life-cycle of web/application initiatives.
  • Experience in mentoring and/or managing junior team members.
  • Experience in working with outside vendors and partners to produce high quality work within budget.
  • Prior experience in a mentor or management type role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong collaboration and relationship building skills.

Technical Skills and/or Proficiency:

  • Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Working knowledge of MS Project and Excel.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS.
  • Basic proficiency working with Adobe Creative Suite applications.
  • Working knowledge and experience with Google Adwords.
  • Experience testing across multiple browsers and operating systems (Firefox, safari, Chrome, Explorer IOS, OSX, Android and Windows).

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.

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

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.

sr 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.

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.

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.

design intern

Description

If you're a current student or a recent graduate, there's no better way to spend your time than at Small Army. You'll work on a variety of accounts, surrounded by a swell bunch of people and copious amounts of candy. 

What You Need

To be considered, simply send us some info about yourself with a link to your portfolio. Then sit back, relax, and we'll follow up soon after about an interview. 

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.

account management intern

Description

Intern
Account Management

Fall | Winter/Spring | Summer

At Small Army, our interns are a critical part of the Agency. Our interns get to do and see it all. You think you have what it takes to be an intern at Small Army? Then apply now and let us know which season and if you have full or part-time availability. (Note Summer internships are required to be full-time and the application deadline for Summer internships is March 15. Applications submitted after March 15 will not be considered.) All internships are paid and are eligible for academic credit.

What You Need

Energy, enthusiasm, a love of advertsing, 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. 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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