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Chicago, IL 60601

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Miami
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Miami, FL 33133

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San Francisco
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San Francisco, CA 94108

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DDB Chicago

Chicago
225 N. Michigan Ave.,
10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

+1.312.552.6000

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Client Finance Director

Client Finance Director

The Client Finance Director provides financial oversight for the US Army account and overall management of the Client Finance Team for the DDB Chicago office.  As finance lead on Army, reporting into SVP of Finance, liaise with Account Management leads, Affiliate partners and Contract Management providing contractual required reporting, coordinates preparation of Task Order Proposals, monitor burn rate and staffing utilization, and prepare revenue forecasts.  The Client Finance Director oversees, coordinates, plans and anticipates financial aspects of DDB Chicago Client Billing including but not limited to; Invoicing, Reporting, Credit Analysis, Working Capital Review, Revenue forecasting and reporting, financial analysis, financial controls and policies.  The Finance Director provides ongoing reporting and recommendations to keep the SVP of Finance aware of financial issues and needs of the office.  The Client Finance Director is also responsible for maintaining relationships and working in conjunction with all DDB Clients, DDB Corporate Shared Services and affiliate offices. 

Areas of Accountability

  • Government Contract Compliance and Reporting
  • Coordination and Management of Affiliate Partner Reporting
  • Reporting and Optimization of Burn and Revenue
  • Management of client contractual requirements
  • Oversight of Client Billing Process
  • Oversight of Client Budget Reporting
  • Onboarding of new Clients
  • Accounts Receivable Monitoring
  • Working Capital Reporting
  • Client Credit Analysis Review – Carixa
  • Reviewing and Approving Revenue Recognition
  • Works with Account Management on Revenue Projections
  • Management of client contractual requirements
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Creative Resource Manager

In 1949, three enterprising gentlemen, Ned Doyle, Maxwell Dane and Bill Bernbach gave the advertising industry a wake-up call. They introduced a new approach to marketing that relied on insight into human nature, respect for the consumer, and the power of creativity. In short, they said: Let’s stop talking at people and let’s start conversations that lead to action. This heritage is a unique strength that continually tells us who we are, what we believe and how we should behave. It inspires us to continually challenge standard convention. Today, DDB Chicago has over 250 full-time employees and a robust client roster including the U.S. Army, State Farm, Capital One, Miller Lite, Jeep, Skittles and more. As an award-winning agency, we continue to push the boundaries of advertising.

DDB is currently seeking a Creative Resource Manager to organize, maintain and direct a staff of highly skilled creative personnel.  The Resource Manager will work with Executive Creative Director/Group Creative Director’s on the U.S. Army account and report to the Director of Creative Services.

Responsibilities include: 

  • Manage and coordinate the resourcing of creative talent for all U.S. Army projects to ensure each staff member is utilized to maximum effectiveness
  • Evaluate available creative resources against project objective to correctly staff assignments
  • Anticipate and mediate work-flow problems as identified by the team members
  • Attend weekly resource meetings and facilitate all needs
  • Maintain knowledge of current and upcoming assignments
  • Maintain vacation and out of office calendar for creative team
  • Approve travel for all creative staff
  • Constantly strive to improve the agency’s creative product by supporting the ECD/GCD’s and creative group to ensure they have the tools needed to operate effective and efficiently
  • Ensure that all members adhere to good business practices when dealing with the agency clients and suppliers
  • Help set the pace and momentum of the creative staff and lend style and inspiration to the department

 

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3 – 5+ years resourcing experience
  • Strong communication skills with capability to build trust and respect with hiring managers, creatives and account management 
  • Extreme attention to detail and organization
  • Ability to work seamlessly with other agency personnel and partner agencies
  • An organizer who can impose systems and order
  • High tolerance for pressure
  • Ability to be diplomatic or firm when necessary
  • Strong sense of humor
  • Working knowledge of File maker Pro 

DDB reaffirms its commitment to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to carrying out this policy at all of its offices. It shall be the policy of DDB to (1) recruit, select, hire, train, promote, pay, discipline and terminate employees in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, alienage, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other basis upon which discrimination against or harassment of employees or applicants for employment is prohibited under any applicable federal, state or local equal opportunity employment laws and (2) ensure that all personnel actions are administered without discrimination in violation of applicable law. 

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AP-AR Coordinator

 

Responsibilities include:

Manage Accounts Payable Incoming Traffic

  • Review A/P mailboxes to ensure timely processing of invoices
  • Correspond with agency to resolve invoices with missing or incorrect coding 
  • Process exception invoice vouchers as needed
  • Ensure accurate and timely processing of invoice vouchers

 

Manage Vendor/MDC Data Entry

  • Manage the data entry process for vendor master data
  • Manage the data entry process for banking and payment data for all vendors
  • Ensure accuracy of vendor data file and release vendors to Agency

 

Manage Vendor Maintenance Requests

  • Research and resolve vendor on-boarding issues
  • Assist with data migration activities
  • Ensure integrity of vendor data and assist with year-end processing.

 

Assist with Invoice Workflow Issues

  • Resolve workflow stoppage with corrective actions
  • Reassign invoice transactions assigned to invalid approvers

 

Open Payable File Exceptions

  • Run the Open Payable File for Production Vendors for Agency review
  • Prepare Disbursement Proposals /Journals for Off Cycle Payables.

 

Generate A/P Journals

  • Prepare weekly Disbursement Proposals /Journals
    • Production
    • House Expenses
    • Intercompany Expenses
    • Employee Expenses

 

 Prepare Cash Application Journals

  • Prepare Payment Journals for all Cash receipts
  • Ensure payments are matched in ARC and uploaded into AX with clients supported remittance advice

 

Prepare GL Journals 

  • Prepare GL Journals for all non-trade receipts, reclass entries, write-offs and bank fees

 

Sarbanes & Oxley and Audit Support

  • Prepare and review SBOX and audit selections
  • Assist with audit requests and walkthroughs

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Work with the general accounting department to resolve A/P and A/R related issues
  • Liaise with local agency finance on all A/P and A/R issues

 

 

Other requirements:

  • College degree
  • 3-5 year’s work experience
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Must be detail-oriented and be able to work in a meticulous manner

 

 

Preferences:

  • Experience working on an ERP system such as Microsoft Dynamics AX, SAP, or Peoplesoft
  • Agency or marketing services industry experience
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Social Account Executive

Primary Duties

  • Be a key point-of-contact for Agency Partners and Clients.
  • Assist in Strategic Planning: Creative Brief Development, Tactical Planning, Research, Target Insight Mining.
  • Work internally to ensure social campaigsn are truly integrated with mass advertising channels.
  • Meet and liaison with Clients and Agency Partners to discuss and identify marketing communications opportunities and requirements.
  • Execute social-specific campaigns that bring the mass advertising concept to life in social channels. 
  • Provide input during development of projects based on insights and knowledge of Client preferences.
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings for status reports/updates, presentations and regroup sessions.
  • Compile and distribute post meeting documents detailing key discussion items and next steps.
  • Scheduling and managing the approval processes on a by-project basis.
  • Organization of pertinent Client and Agency documents, maintaining the organization of the existing information database.
  • Travel to the client & productions may be required.
  • Collaborate with social platform contact to help optimize social concepts, therefore delivering on platform best practices.
  • Deliver and traffic final assets to Clients + media agency for implementation.

Desired Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to work well with team members.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working on social campaigns with high-production value and a large volume of assets.
  • Aptitude to take in the larger picture and think like strategic partner.
  • Able to work effectively and confidently across departments and at all management levels (internally and externally).
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Able to handle and work well under pressure.
  • Familiarity with all key social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.).

Experience 

  • 3-5 years advertising Account Management experience. Previous social experience is preferred.

Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree required (business, marketing, or advertising strongly preferred).
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Senior Marketing Analyst

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with:
    • Excel*

*SQL a plus

  • Powerpoint/keynote
  • Statistical modelling a plus (R, SAS)
  • Basic understanding of media/advertising principles
  • Experience developing data-driven insights and communicating in a clear, easy to follow manner
  • Drives conversation around implementing recommendations and optimizations based on in-market performance data
  • Presentation and communication with various groups
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Experience with Google Marketing Stack (DoubleClick, Google Analytics, YouTube)
  • Site analytics and measurement a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience

 

 

 

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Strategy Director - State Farm

Job Summary: 

We’re looking for a thinker and a doer who is equal parts intellectually rigorous and creatively curious, with an instinct for a good story and a penchant for common sense.

  • The successful candidate will be passionate about finding new ways to bring brand ideas to life and communicate those points of view clearly and persuasively.  
  • Lead the day-to-day of integrated insights and strategic planning team in a way consistent with the agency’s goal of bringing a strong analytical and cultural foundation to uncover: fresh and innovative insights/business opportunities and inspiring creative ideas.

Responsibilities:

  • Help create and present thoughtful and provocative strategies, creative briefs, brand ideas, and experience plans.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of category and competitive activity, and keep a finger on the pulse of existing and emerging consumer and cultural trends.
  • Support the Group Strategy Director in day-to-day strategic output by leading a young, dynamic team of strategists across two offices.
  • Partner with creative and account director peers to develop disruptive ideas and experiences at multiple customer touch-points that breakthrough the insurance category.
  • Support the orchestration of all brand planning, strategic planning and analytical activity for the largest and longest-running account in the agency, working closely with integrated agency partners in media, digital/social, multicultural, activation, and PR.
  • Ensure all deliverables required from the group, internally and externally, are met in a professional, efficient and timely manner. 
  • Identify opportunities to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to our client’s business by inspiring and facilitating collaboration among client and agency team members.

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7+ year’s experience in planning, strategic planning and related communications experience.
  • Bachelors Degree required; Post-Graduate/Portfolio School study in advertising or brand strategy preferred.
  • Marketing background, creative problem-solving, and strong analytical capabilities a must.
  • Ability to think creatively and evidence of success in developing brands and delivering them to market.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research acumen; comfortable navigating, monitoring, and divining insight and ideas from search and social media.
  • Strong communication skills, an imaginative writer, and enthusiastic presenter with proficiency in Keynote.
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Senior Strategist - ARMY

We’re looking for a thinker and a doer who is equal parts intellectually rigorous and creatively curious, with an instinct for relating a good story and a penchant for making the complex simple.

  • The successful candidate will be passionate about finding new ways to bring ideas to life and be able to communicate those points of view clearly and persuasively.
  • Lead the driving of integrated insights and strategic planning in a way consistent with the agency’s goal of bringing a strong analytical and cultural foundation to uncover: fresh and innovative insights/business opportunities and inspiring creative ideas.


 
Responsibilities:

  • Help create and present thoughtful and provocative strategies, creative briefs, brand ideas, and experience plans.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of category and competitive activity, and keep a finger on the pulse of existing and emerging consumer and cultural trends.
  • Support the Strategy Director & Group Strategy Director in day-to-day strategic output
  • Partner with creatives and account supervisors to develop disruptive ideas and experiences at multiple customer touch-points that breakthrough in the category.
  • Support the orchestration of all brand planning, strategic development and analytical activity for the largest and longest-running account in the agency, working closely with 8 integrated agency partners in media, digital/social, multicultural, activation, and PR, etc. 
  • Ensure all deliverables required from the group, internally and externally, are met in a professional, efficient and timely manner.
  • Identify opportunities to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to our client’s business by inspiring and facilitating collaboration among client and agency team members


Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 7 year’s experience in planning, strategic planning and related communications experience.
  • Bachelors Degree required; Post-Graduate/Portfolio School study in advertising or brand strategy preferred.
  • Marketing background, creative problem-solving, and strong analytical capabilities a must.
  • Ability to think creatively and evidence of success in developing brands and delivering them to market.
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research acumen; comfortable navigating, monitoring, and divining insight and ideas from search and social media.
  • Strong communication skills, a gifted writer, and an enthusiastic presenter with proficiency in Keynote.

 

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Group Creative Director - U.S. ARMY

In 1949, three enterprising gentlemen, Bill Bernbach, Ned Doyle and Maxwell Dane gave the advertising industry a wake-up call. They introduced a new approach to marketing that relied on insight into human nature, respect for the consumer, and the power of creativity. In short, they said: Let’s stop talking at people and let’s start conversations that lead to action. This heritage is a unique strength that continually tells us who we are, what we believe and how we should behave. It inspires us to continually challenge standard convention. Today, DDB Chicago has over 250 full-time employees and a robust client roster including State Farm, Capital One, Miller Lite, Jeep, Skittles, Starburst and more. As an award-winning agency, we continue to push the boundaries of advertising. 

Our creative department is seeking a Group Creative Director to join us on a full-time basis. This person will work on the U.S. Army account. 

Responsibilities:

Creativity

  • Looks beyond the commonly accepted approach and seeks opportunities and innovative approaches to create ideas which are on brief
  • Challenges clients / internal teams when appropriate in order to raise the agency’s creative offering
  • Works with planning and business management developing business and creative solutions and providing insight and challenging the brief as appropriate.
  • Generates and develops concepts and ideas which meet the requirements of the brief, meet client branding standards and are of a consistently high standard
  • Identifies opportunities to produce breakthrough work that has the potential to win creative awards
  • Is responsible for the total creative output of the group – its quality of ideas, strategic thinking, production, writing, art direction, timeliness and effectiveness

Productivity

  • Is responsible for the creative overview of work, leading and advising teams and reviewing work as required
  • Leads client presentations or pitches
  • Takes advantage of and coordinates available resources to complete work efficiently
  • Takes initiative to make appropriate decisions and uses good judgment
  • Is maniacal about flawless execution making sure all work is done to agreed deadlines and within budget

Knowledge and Skills

  • Is strategically smart, production savvy, able to present the group’s work, take a stand on every creative aspect of the creative product, and be able to work under tight deadlines
  • Explains supporting rationale for all work in a compelling and convincing manner
  • Delivers integrated ideas and works effectively with integrated team members
  • Works with the Creative Director seeking guidance on any key creative issues
  • Has the ability to identify and sell great work
  • Has knowledge and experience in of all communication disciplines and is able to communicate with client and team
  • Recognizes and handles difficult situations with confidence

Relationships / Communication

  • Works across all agency departments and harnesses skills and energy to deliver effective and creative solutions
  • Provide proactive contribution to clients’ businesses, demonstrating best-in-class integrated product solutions (innovation and quality)
  • Communicates effectively by listening, understanding and responding appropriately
  • Generates respect and builds effective relationships at all levels internally and develops solid and trusting relationships with senior clients
  • Uses strong verbal written skills to effectively communicate internally and with clients
  • Creates a positive relationship with clients and be a creative leader to agency partners

Leadership

  • Promotes knowledge and sharing of ideas and processes
  • Spreads expertise, passion and innovation throughout the team and creative department
  • Contributes to the overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality
  • Leads by example when working with other staff members showing initiative and in demonstrating commitment
  • Attracts, develops and retains top creative talent through careful career management and mentorship, giving them opportunities and room to grow and provide regular feedback
  • Provides a senior level of support and advice to more junior Art Directors / Copywriters on creative work and offers guidance and technical expertise

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in an associated field
  • 15+ years in progressive creative roles in an advertising agency including extensive experience managing diverse teams
  • Strong management experience with a track record with major and multiple client relationships and campaigns, financial expertise, and continuous improvement
  • Experience across all communications channels and business categories
  • Proven competencies in managing complex teams, projects, campaigns and client relationships
  • A solid reputation within the advertising community for both managerial and creative leadership
  • Reputation for being able to deal with others with tact and good judgment

 

DDB reaffirms its commitment to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to carrying out this policy at all of its offices. It shall be the policy of DDB to (1) recruit, select, hire, train, promote, pay, discipline and terminate employees in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, alienage, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other basis upon which discrimination against or harassment of employees or applicants for employment is prohibited under any applicable federal, state or local equal opportunity employment laws and (2) ensure that all personnel actions are administered without discrimination in violation of applicable law. 

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Digital Strategist

The successful candidate will be passionate about finding new ways to bring brand ideas to life and be able to communicate those points of view clearly and persuasively using consumer insight, data and technology.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Help create and present thoughtful, provocative digital strategies, creative briefs, brand ideas and experience plans 
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of category and competitive activity, and a consistent pulse on existing and emerging consumer, cultural, and technological trends
  • Be a go-to resource for ad-hoc research, insight generation, and development of client and agency points of view
  • Digitally and technologically savvy, knows what’s trending in the news and on social media & finds topics that are relevant to the client business, both good and bad.
  • Inspire and facilitate collaboration among client and agency team members 

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Post-Graduate/Portfolio School study in advertising or brand strategy preferred
  • 5-8 years years’ experience planning and executing digital strategies in an advertising or similar marketing environment
  • A true passion for digital and the ability to demonstrate how it delivers business growth
  • Familiarity with qualitative and quantitative research methods
  • Strong understanding of the digital ecosystem, social and digital platforms, usage behaviors and ad formats
  • Comfortable navigating, monitoring, and generating insight and ideas from search and social media
  • Strong communication skills, an imaginative writer and enthusiastic presenter

 

 

 

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Administrative Assistant

Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain senior managers’ calendars
  • Prepare reports and other documents using word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and other software
  • Preparing and managing expense reports
  • Read and analyze incoming email, mail, and reports to determine their significance and take action
  • Prepare responses to correspondence containing routine inquiries
  • File, retrieve, and maintain documents, records, and reports
  • Organize travel arrangements
  • Booking internal meetings
  • Greet visitors and determine whether they should be given access to specific individuals
  • Make arrangements for committee, client, and other meetings including ordering of food, ensuring room tidiness and preparedness
  • Coordinate and direct office services, personnel, and housekeeping, in order to aid senior managers 

Capabilities

  • Microsoft office capable including: Outlook, Word, Excel, Power-Point
  • Liaises well with other departments
  • Well organized
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Multi-tasks well
  • Self-motivated

DDB reaffirms its commitment to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to carrying out this policy at all of its offices. It shall be the policy of DDB to (1) recruit, select, hire, train, promote, pay, discipline and terminate employees in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, alienage, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other basis upon which discrimination against or harassment of employees or applicants for employment is prohibited under any applicable federal, state or local equal opportunity employment laws and (2) ensure that all personnel actions are administered without discrimination in violation of applicable law.

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DDB Chicago Account Supervisor

 Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationships to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
  • Immerses self in client’s business and not only champions stellar, business-building ideas but knows how to effectively collaborate to bring those ideas to life
  • Establishes effective balance of advisory and advocacy skills with clients and team
  • Identifies opportunities to help grow direct reports and advance them to the next level
  • Provide strategic guidance to clients on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address clients’ needs
  • Develop and drive proactive plans, strategies and client recommendations
  • Manage a wide range of competing priorities while ensuring the team meets all its deadlines and manages projects within prescribed budgets

Requirements:

  • Broadcast production experience and possesses a strong integrated background
  • Has charisma, a positive attitude, adaptability and the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates effective communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Enthusiastic about businesses beyond traditional marketing aspects
  • Sees the big picture and has the vision to drive big ideas
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Has 5-8 years of relevant industry experience

DDB reaffirms its commitment to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to carrying out this policy at all of its offices. It shall be the policy of DDB to (1) recruit, select, hire, train, promote, pay, discipline and terminate employees in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, alienage, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other basis upon which discrimination against or harassment of employees or applicants for employment is prohibited under any applicable federal, state or local equal opportunity employment laws and (2) ensure that all personnel actions are administered without discrimination in violation of applicable law.

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DDB Chicago, ARMY Account Supervisor

Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationships to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
  • Immerses self in client’s business and not only champions stellar, business-building ideas but knows how to effectively collaborate to bring those ideas to life
  • Establishes effective balance of advisory and advocacy skills with clients and team
  • Identifies opportunities to help grow direct reports and advance them to the next level
  • Provide strategic guidance to clients on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address clients’ needs
  • Develop and drive proactive plans, strategies and client recommendations
  • Manage a wide range of competing priorities while ensuring the team meets all its deadlines and manages projects within prescribed budgets

Requirements:

  • Broadcast production experience and possesses a strong integrated background
  • Has charisma, a positive attitude, adaptability and the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates effective communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Enthusiastic about businesses beyond traditional marketing aspects
  • Sees the big picture and has the vision to drive big ideas
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Has 5-8 years of relevant industry experience

DDB reaffirms its commitment to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and to carrying out this policy at all of its offices. It shall be the policy of DDB to (1) recruit, select, hire, train, promote, pay, discipline and terminate employees in all job classifications without regard to age, race, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, alienage, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other basis upon which discrimination against or harassment of employees or applicants for employment is prohibited under any applicable federal, state or local equal opportunity employment laws and (2) ensure that all personnel actions are administered without discrimination in violation of applicable law.

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Senior Strategist, DDB Chicago

Senior Strategic Planner, DDB Chicago

At DDB Chicago, the Strategic Planner is the starting point for ideas that shape culture, change behavior, and drive success for the world¹s most influential brands. We¹re looking for thinkers who are equal parts intellectually rigorous and creatively curious, with an instinct for a good story and a penchant for common sense. The successful candidate will be passionate about finding new ways to bring brand ideas to life, and be able to communicate those points of view clearly and persuasively.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Transforming client briefs into strong creative briefs by taking research, information and insights and distilling them down into a singular strategic idea for creative teams to operate from and for clients to easily understand.
  • Primary Research: concept, write discussion guides and facilitate focus groups, man-on-the-street interviews, surveys, customer segmentation studies, etc. as necessary; manage 3rd party vendors for the above. 
  • Secondary Research: Be resourceful. Find unique, unexpected insights and stories about our clients, our consumers and the way the world is changing around them.

Qualifications

  • You must be confident, articulate and have excellent instincts with regard to human behavior, business strategy and general marketing theory. And you should be able to do this quickly, with minimal supervision. 
  • Understanding of Media and how it works.
  • A passion for culture, understanding how people think/interact, brands, platforms and problem solving. 
  • You should be familiar with formal processes for building and evolving brands over time and uncovering deep consumer insights.
  • At any given time, you should be able to articulate a confident point of view on any industry, brand, consumer segment or communication platform. 
  • 4-7 years of relevant advertising/marketing experience. Graduate degree in communications, advertising, brand planning or business a plus. 

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Senior Marketing Analyst, DDB Chicago

DDB Marketing Analyst

 

The marketing analyst helps compile research and metrics from a variety of sources, in order to analyze formulate media, website and creative insights. Analysts will need to be able to understand marketing data and present learnings in a clear, easy to follow method either through presentations or summary communication, while partnering with the Director of Analytics to drive recommendations. The analyst will utilize learnings and insights to partner with strategy and planning teams in order to provide inputs for briefing. Assist Director of analytics with post-campaign wrap-up reports and over-arching strategic decisions.

 

Requirements:

  • Experience with:
    • Excel*

*SQL a plus

  • Powerpoint/keynote
  • Statistical modelling a plus (R, SAS)
  • Basic understanding of media/advertising principles
  • Experience developing data-driven insights and communicating in a clear, easy to follow manner
  • Drives conversation around implementing recommendations and optimizations based on in-market performance data
  • Presentation and communication with various groups
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Experience with Google Marketing Stack (DoubleClick, Google Analytics, YouTube)
  • Site analytics and measurement a plus
  • 2-5 years of experience

 

 

 

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DDB Corporate, New York

New York
437 Madison Avenue
8th floor
New York, NY 10022

+1.212.415.2000

www.ddb.com

Talent Coordinator

The Talent Coordinator supports DDB’s global HR team by planning and coordinating the delivery of learning programs, providing systems support for our performance management system, and providing project coordination support for our yearly employee engagement survey.  

Responsibilities 

Global Learning and Development Support 
Supports the planning and execution of training sessions globally 

Performance Management Systems Support 
Become a system expert and provide direct admin and end-user support to offices using our performance management system 

  • Acting as help desk for the global network 
  • Liaising with developers to troubleshoot 
  • Managing all system access (add/edit user access in system) 

Employee Engagement Survey 
Partner with the Senior Talent Manager to help manage the Employee Engagement Survey implementation, fielding and reporting. This includes: 

  • Managing project timeline and office registration 
  • Collecting, sorting and merging data from participating offices. This includes colleting all data to support implementation (i.e., employee data reporting relationships and analysis, etc.) 
  • Working closely with vendor to ensure timely delivery of all project tasks 
  • Creating and distributing reports, and coordinating online training sessions 

Other Projects 
Supports other global HR projects, as needed. 

The ideal person

  • 12 years of experience in HR, event planning, and/or systems support 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills 
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, working across locations, divisions, and departments 
  • Adaptive to change 
  • Experience with event planning and coordination 
  • MS Office including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Sharepoint. 
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DDB New York

New York
437 Madison Avenue
8th Floor
New York, NY 10022

+1.212.415.2000

ddbnorthamerica.com

Senior Copywriter & Senior Art Director (Team)

As a Senior Art Director at DDB, you are responsible for creating and executing original visual content across platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute designs based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work independently and/or with a creative partner and producers
  • Work conceptually and tactically, as requested
  • Work across all mediums (TV, web, mobile, social, digital, print, activations, etc.)
  • Attend productions and work with vendors at the discretion of a Creative Director
  • Participate in and contribute to the new business activities of the agency
  • Attend and participate in client presentations at the discretion of the Creative Director

Qualifications:

  • Mastery of industry-standard design software/tools
  • Previous experience as an Art Director or Designer; prefer 4-7 years of experience
    within an advertising agency
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred

As a Senior Copywriter at DDB, you are responsible for creating and executing original written content across platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute content based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work independently and/or with a creative partner and producers
  • Work conceptually and tactically, as requested
  • Wok across all mediums (TV, web, mobile, social, digital, print, activations, etc.)
  • Attend productions and work with vendors at the discretion of a Creative Director
  • Participate in and contribute to the new business activities of the agency
  • Attend and participate in client presentations at the discretion of the Creative Director

Qualifications:

  • Mastery of industry-standard design software/tools
  • Previous experience as a Copywriter; prefer 4-7 years of experience
    within an advertising agency
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
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Designer

As a Designer at DDB, you are responsible for creating and executing visual ideas, assets, and content across mediums, working closely with creative/art directors.

Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Execute concepts/campaigns across various platforms (web, mobile, print, social, etc.)
  • Develop and execute brand guidelines and identities
  • Design websites working closely with production/ux teams
  • Work on retail, beauty, CPG, and pharma
  • Must have excellent file organization and time management, juggling
    multiple projects and deadlines
  • Participate in and contribute to the new business activities of the agency

Qualifications:

  • Mastery of industry-standard design software/tools including Adobe CC;
    experience with Sketch is helpful, not required
  • Previous experience in an agency environment; prefer 2-3 years of experience
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
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Creative Director (Copywriter)

As a Creative Director/Copywriter at DDB, you are a creative collaborator and leader, conceiving ideas and copy across platforms.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute creative content based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work across all mediums (web, mobile, social, digital, print, activations, etc.)
  • Nurture and mentor junior teams
  • Work closely with strategy and production teams
  • Attend shoots/productions
  • Participate in and contribute to the new business activities of the agency
  • Attend, participate, and/or run client presentations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 8+ years of experience within an advertising agency setting
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
  • Strong leadership skills

 

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Senior Integrated Producer (Freelance)

A Senior Integrated Producer is someone driven to create and manage best-in-industry experiences in any medium. This includes managing all production of a brand project with creation and procurement of meaningful content, management of digital executions, cultivation and maintenance of strong relationships with creative teams and partners and overall, someone who is passionate about creative advertising.

 

This person must be creative focused first and foremost with the ability to see the logistic and technical challenges and the foresight to solve for those challenges early.

 

This person should be solutions oriented and flexible enough to adapt to ever-changing project demands. This person should be optimistic and excited about projects in every medium and have sources for inspiration.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Oversee the overall production plan, scope and budget for all deliverables for a brand project.
  • Communicate project status to teams and clients on a regular basis.
  • Collaborate closely with creative and design teams to provide inspiration during creative development.
  • Work with account and functional leads to develop scopes of work, timing and pricing based on business, user, regulatory and functional requirements.
  • Interfacing with external clients, client and outside partner communication.
  • Contribute to the creative process by assessing feasibility of proposed solutions and recommending approaches. 
  • Develop nimble, efficient models for production at scale and adjust that plan as needed.
  • Lead all teams through the creative and production process with strong communication between creative, strategy, technology, business leadership, business affairs and partners. This starts with the kick-off and ends with archiving, reconciliation and debrief.
  • Stay abreast of who the best partners are, what they’re strengths and skills sets are and maintain positive relations with them. Present best partner options for the project to the creative teams on each project.
  • Define the Project Scope: goals, deliverables, budget and schedule.
  • Be passionate about delivering the best, most talked about work on time and in budget.
  • Manage and mentor producers on your team and contribute to the growth and education of the greater production team.

 

Do you have:

  • 5 or more years’ experience as an integrated producer or equivalent with a minimum of 2+ years of Integrated Production, Digital Production or Project Management.
  • Strong understanding of the creative process and ability to lead creative thinking and execution.
  • Knowledge and understanding of programming technologies, social platforms and expert knowledge of the interactive development process.
  • Ability to produce a photo shoot, video/film shoot, audio session and understand process, casting and rights associated with talent (on-camera/voice, etc).
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Must be proficient in MS Office, including MS Project, (Smartsheet a +)
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong critical thinker with analytical skills and the ability to see the bigger picture
  • Proactively discern potential issues and solutions
  • Familiarity with best practices in website, email, direct mail, social project development
  • Familiarity with Site Maps and Functional Specification documents
  • Pharmaceutical product launch experience a plus
  • Familiarity with MLR submissions including steps in the process to prepare and submit a plus

 

About DDB New York

DDB New York is the original boutique agency – a shop that combines the strength of one of the most successful creative networks in the world with the spirit, agility and innovation of a start-up. Never forgetting our roots, we remain committed to our founding ideals; we are collaborative, we are human, we are fiercely creative. 

 

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DDB San Francisco

San Francisco
600 California Street
7th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

+1.415.732.3600

ddbnorthamerica.com

Senior Copywriter

Senior Copywriters bring both experience and expertise to the creative process. They have developed, with time, awareness of all forms of marketing and media and they are charged with writing persuasive copy in a variety of tones and styles to a wide array of target audiences. We are looking for top talent that overtime have built a solid reputation for consistently delivering world-class creative business communications. 

Key  Responsibilities: 

Creativity

·       Works with the Client Service and Strategic Planning teams regarding marketing and creative strategies for brand concepts, providing insight and challenging the brief as appropriate in order to raise the agency’s creative offering

·       Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve the creative product

·       Generates and develops concepts and ideas, which meet the requirements of the brief as well as the client’s-branding standards that are of a consistently high standard

·       Ensures the proper placement, context and meaning of every word as well as the overall message within a creative assignment

·       Establishes tone, character, and messages that will effectively communicate with the target audience and fulfill the project objectives

·       Is able to prepare a range integrated copy from development of headlines and editorial copy to scripts for audio / video recordings, quizzes, questionnaires, brochures, posters, POS material, and navigational button names

·       Understands and accepts the need to amend, revise or redevelop campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients

·       Participates in (and may lead) brainstorming sessions

Productivity

·       Works closely with the Creative Director on key campaigns generating ideas and discussing progress with the creative director before making presentations to clients

·       Understands the importance of maintaining accurate and up-to-date timesheets

·       Ensures all work is done to agreed deadlines and within budget often monitoring the progress of more junior staff

·       Multi-tasks, working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines

·       Seeks approvals from creative management on all work before delivery to Accounts and / or the Client

·       Is involved in the production process including casting, dealing with production companies and directors, as well as work with typographers, designers and printers

·       Assists in developing presentation materials for business development projects

Knowledge & Skills

·       Possesses excellent written and presentation skills

·       Is able to sell a creative idea passionately and persuasively ensuring its link to the brief

·       Is able to explain supporting rationale for all work

·       Keeps up-to-date with popular culture and trends

Relationships / Communications

·       Attends and participates in client presentations or pitch presentations to support the creative rationale behind the agency’s work sometimes on behalf of the Creative Director

·       Acts as liaison with production companies, photographers, typographers, designers and printers

·       Represents, when required, senior creative management at agency meetings as well as with clients

·       Partners with Account, Media, Project Management and Technical counterparts to enhance quality, productivity, and profitability of the group’s work

·       Meets the account management team to discuss client requirements and product background

Leadership

·       Mentors more junior talent on the creative team sharing their knowledge, experience and expertise

·       Works well in a team, has developed a reputation for cooperation and teamwork

·       Supports creative management on the identification and development of all agency staff

·       Contributes to overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality

Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in an associated field
  • 4-6 years of copywriting experience
  • Experience across a variety of communications channels and business categories (agency experience preferred)
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Senior Art Director

Senior Art Directors bring both experience and expertise to the creative process.They have developed a reputation for creating and overseeing the implementation of world-class creative business communications with particular responsibility towards the artwork, including print materials, as well as the filming of television commercials. We are looking for top talent that can be relied upon to make key decisions ensuring the quality of the finished product. 

Key Responsibilities: 

Creativity

·       Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve DDB’s creative product

·       Responsible for not only the “look” of an ad but is also part of a creative team responsible for developing the concept

·       Establishes visual tone, character, and messages that will effectively communicate with the target audience and fulfill the project objectives

·       Is responsible for the proper placement, context and meaning of every image and graphic element within a creative assignment

·       Understands and accepts the need to amend, revise or redevelop campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients

·       Participants in, and leads brainstorming sessions

Productivity

·       Works daily with the Account Director to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are met and within budget

·       Seeks approval from creative management on all work before delivery to Accounts and / or Client

·       Assists in identifying and managing outside illustrators, photographers, comp artists, and video producers to ensure the integrity of the final product against the brief

·       Multi-tasks, working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and against tight timelines

·       Takes on projects from start to finish and is able to relate all information to others involved on the job with minimal supervision

·       Understands the importance of maintaining accurate and up-to-date timesheets to record all work

·       Creates rough layout of print ads for presentation to client, and after approval uses all the resources of the agency to produce the finished ad

·       Supports and assists in preparing materials for business development projects and pitches

·       Supervises, as required, the work of more junior staff ensuring its accuracy and integrity to the brief

·       Develops storyboards for television ads as a model for client approval, then works with the Copywriter and Producer to ensure the final product is true to the original concept and presentation

Knowledge and Skills

·       Possesses excellent written and presentation skills

·       Consistently and independently acquires subject matter expertise through advanced training

·       Keeps up-to-date with popular culture and trends

·       Understands and uses the latest in computer design software

Relationships / Communications

·       Collaborates with and provides guidance to agency counterparts including: Project Managers, Designers, Production, Accounts, Creative Technologists

·       Represents, when required, senior creative management at agency meetings as well as with clients

·       Partners with Account, Media, and Technical counterparts to enhance quality, productivity and profitability of the agency’s work

·       Participates in the presentation of work to the client

Leadership

·       Coaches and mentors the creative team by providing open and honest feedback and inspiring direction for both project work and long-term professional growth

·       Shares knowledge in an open and collaborative manner

·       Contributes to the overall agency morale, spirit, character and work quality

Qualifications: 

  • Undergraduate degree in an associated field
  • 4-6 years of copywriting experience
  • Experience across a variety of communications channels and business categories (agency experience preferred)
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Creative Community Manager

DDB SF is the westernmost outpost of DDB’s global network. We like to think we embody the entrepreneurial, experimental and techy ethos of San Francisco, couched in the tradition and recognition that comes with the DDB name. 

At DDB, we believe Creativity Is The Most Powerful Force In Business. Our job put simply is to help our clients make intuitive leaps they couldn’t make alone that help them grow beyond their wildest dreams.

DDB is looking to complete our social team and needs a creative person who not only lives and breathes social but knows how to build a following. Someone who would rather “make things” than stand on the sidelines. Someone who enjoys developing campaigns – from ideation to execution – and who gets excited about creating content in social that can make our clients’ brands famous. 

This role will report to our Executive Creative Director and will concept and execute original content across social platforms (i.e. Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). This person will work closely with a 3-person social team consisting of: a creative lead (you), a strategy lead, and an account lead – who will work together to manage social content creation and day-to-day interaction with the communities, for two of our biggest clients’ brands.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate expertise in the following:

Interest in our Client Business

* Demonstrate a high degree of engagement in our client’s causes (fighting climate change, a love of California, & taking actions on behalf of social movements, investing)

* A passion for understanding how social audiences behave and how individual platforms can be leveraged to benefit a client’s marketing efforts

* Proactively monitor competitive landscape and work with strategists and account teams to share industry news/break-out creative examples in the digital and social space

Relationship Management

* Collaborate closely with our account lead to facilitate seamless production and delivery of ongoing creative assets – including shooting your own photos or videos as you would to build your own social media presence

* Maintain relationships with other social influencers

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Content Creation

  • Lead creative ideation and development for social media content campaigns
    • Produce and design all social content (copy and visuals)
    • Execute for social content against integrated campaign briefs
    • Collaborate with brand and social strategy leads to maintain social guidelines
    • Collaborate with account lead on timelines and client approvals

* Social Listening

  • Identify content opportunities via trending topics and social behaviors
  • Execute real-time responses to join conversations where applicable

* Social Media Management

  • Creating, managing and growing the company’s presence through Facebook, Instagram, and other strategically relevant online properties

*Partnerships

  • Help generate and manage opportunities for partnerships with other artists, influencers, and content creators

 Qualifications:

* A strong understanding of the key social platforms and the current social landscape – best practices, innovations, and creative opportunities

* Actively participates in a variety of social media activities such as blogging, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, and potentially managing your own influencer following, etc.

* Proficiency in Keynote or Powerpoint for building client-facing presentations

* Working knowledge of social listening platforms like Crimson Hexagon, BrandWatch, or Sysmos

* Strong attention to detail

* Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills

* Speaks Spanish (not mandatory, but a huge plus!)

Skills & Traits

* Self-Starting – proactive about monitoring what’s happening in culture and brings forth ideas of creative executions and activation ideas that co-opt or build on culture around the brand

* Resilience – desire to champion a social culture inside the agency and at the client

* Problem-solving oriented – proactive in bringing new solutions for old problems

* Trend Hunter – up to date to social & tech & target behavioral trends

* Team Player – engage different areas to work with social

* Creative – eager to bring big ideas to life and push boundaries of platforms to create original social campaigns and noteworthy work

DDB is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.

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Sr. Copywriter

DDB SF is the westernmost outpost of DDB’s global network. We like to think we embody the entrepreneurial, experimental and techy ethos of San Francisco, couched in the tradition and recognition that comes with the DDB name. 

At DDB, we believe Creativity Is The Most Powerful Force In Business. Our job put simply is to help our clients make intuitive leaps they couldn’t make alone that help them grow beyond their wildest dreams.

Position Summary

The Sr. Copywriter, typically work with a Sr. Art Director partner. The Sr. Copywriter/Sr. Art Director team is responsible for executing the creative and marketing strategy for all projects. Sr. Copywriters produces bold, strategic, persuasive messages across all verticals for Agency Clients.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Brainstorming ideas and concepts
  • Working in a close-knit creative partnership with the art director to generate workable concepts and ideas
  • Writing clear, persuasive, original copy
  • Submitting ideas and discussing progress with Creative Director before making presentations to clients
  • Amending, revising or redeveloping campaigns in response to feedback from the Creative Director or clients
  • Working on several campaigns at once, under pressure and on tight deadlines
  • Proofreading copy to check spelling and grammar
  • Overseeing campaigns through the production stage to completion
  • Keeping up to date with popular culture and trends
  • Write ‘copy’, i.e. coming up with original catchphrases, slogans, messages etc
  • Works daily with the Project Manager/Resource Manager or Account Team to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are met within budget
  • Assists in developing presentation materials for business development projects
  • Assists CD in presenting work to client
  • Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve DDB’s creative product
  • Contributes to overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality

Organizational Relationships and Contacts

  • Reports to CD/GCD
  • Partners with Sr. Art Director
  • Directs the work of external creative vendors
  • Collaborates with mainline agency counterparts

Requirements

  • A keen enthusiasm for and demonstrable understanding of social trends and technologies
  • Exceptional writing skills, including the ability to write in a range of voices and styles for varied projects with diverse audiences
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and effectively juggle diverse writing demands
  • Demonstrate extraordinary communication skills and meticulous eye for detail. Evidence of participation in any extracurricular activities that enable the candidate to develop writing skills
  • Restless, curious and passionate
  • Brings positive energy to everything you create and everyone you meet
  • Always exploring, inventing and creating

DDB is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.

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Strategy Intern

DDB SF is the westernmost outpost of DDB’s global network. We like to think we embody the entrepreneurial, experimental and techy ethos of San Francisco, couched in the tradition and recognition that comes with the DDB name. 

Our philosophy with our intern program, is to treat our interns like we would anyone on our creative team. You will get guidance and you will have someone watching out for you, but it’s far from a coddling experience. We throw you into the fray. We brief you on real assignments, may have you working on real new business pitches, expect real thinking and potentially even take you to make real presentations to our real clients. We don’t believe in “intern work.” There is only work.

The DDB SF internship program will run from June 3 – August 23. This will be 40 hours a week, not part-time.

In addition to client work our interns participate in a series workshop sessions; getting a 360-degree understanding of the agency. You will also work on a group brief with your fellow interns to present to the agency at the end of the summer.

Strategy Intern responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Utilize marketing principles to design strategic recommendations for both current and potential clients.
  • Conduct basic desktop research and analysis to understand the audience, the marketplace and the brand, uncovering unique findings and insights.
  • Assist in brainstorm sessions and the ideation process to develop innovative solutions and creative marketing campaign strategies.
  • Help with internal and external meetings or workshops.
  • Support administrative duties of the strategy team, including scheduling meetings, taking meeting minutes, managing workflows and updating status reports.

These responsibilities vary from client team to team, depending upon the nature of the account

You’re a great fit for this position if you have:

  • A demonstrated interest in brand strategy either via declared major, extracurricular activities or previous job experience
  • Clear, concise writing and presentation skills
  • Experience developing thoughtful, engaging customer experiences through writing, design, web/app development, social media, or other creative methods
  • A familiarity with a variety of tools, techniques and processes to gather and present information (PowerPoint, Keynote, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret information from a variety of sources, such as trade journals, research reports, white papers and cross-tabulated survey data
  • Familiar with basic social listening platforms
  • Ability to produce well-written research reports, presentations and results to clients and agency.
  • Digital native and active participant in social channels
  • Appreciation for award-winning creative work
  • Ability to define problems, collect information, establish facts and draw valid conclusions based upon information furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and/or Keynote
  • Customer-facing/presentation experience, familiarity with social analytics or google analytics is preferred

Key Characteristics/Desired Competencies:

  • Curiosity
  • Resourceful
  • Unafraid to tackle any challenge
  • Has a pretty good idea of what Planning’s function is within an agency
  • Reliable
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Enjoys solving problems
  • Eager, outgoing, personable
  • Strong organizational and prioritizing skills
  • Strong communicator


DDB is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.  

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Account Supervisor

DDB SF is the westernmost outpost of DDB’s global network. We like to think we embody the entrepreneurial, experimental and techy ethos of San Francisco, couched in the tradition and recognition that comes with the DDB name.

At DDB, we believe Creativity Is The Most Powerful Force In Business. Our job put simply is to help our clients make intuitive leaps they couldn’t make alone that help them grow beyond their wildest dreams.

The Account Supervisor is the liaison between the agency and the client and the communicator between all the internal teams. We have a track record of delivering award-winning, business-building work for our clients. We are looking for the right person who has what it takes to be a part of a team that expects you to be creatively driven, passionate and curious about the industry and the work that we do.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationships to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
  • Immerses self in client’s business and not only champions stellar, business-building ideas but knows how to effectively collaborate to bring those ideas to life
  • Establishes effective balance of advisory and advocacy skills with clients and team
  • Identifies opportunities to help grow direct reports and advance them to the next level
  • Provide strategic guidance to clients on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address clients’ needs
  • Develop and drive proactive plans, strategies and client recommendations
  • Manage a wide range of competing priorities while ensuring the team meets all its deadlines and manages projects within prescribed budgets

 Requirements:

  • An integrated background
  • Prior global experience a plus
  • Has charisma, a positive attitude, adaptability and the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates effective communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Enthusiastic about businesses beyond traditional marketing aspects
  • Sees the big picture and has the vision to drive big ideas
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree
  • 5-8 years of relevant industry experience

DDB is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce. 

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Designer

DDB SF is the western-most outpost of DDB’s global network. We like to think we embody the entrepreneurial, experimental and techy ethos of San Francisco, couched in the tradition and recognition that comes with the DDB name. Our clients reflect that: Energy Upgrade California, Norton and iShares.

At DDB, we believe Creativity Is The Most Powerful Force In Business. Our job put simply is to help our clients make intuitive leaps they couldn’t make alone that help them grow beyond their wildest dreams.


Position Summary:

As a designer you are responsible for the visual tone, appearance, functionality, and overall aesthetic of a client project. Designers are an integral part of the concept process and realize the team’s ideas from sketch to final layout through visually exciting executions.  They are integral partners to the Art Director/Copywriter team. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assists creatives in establishing visual tone, character, and messages that will effectively communicate with the target audience and fulfill the project objectives.
  • Ensures compatibility of design and functionality for optimum marketing and communication value.
  • Responsible for the proper and accurate position of every pixel within a client project.
  • Partners with creatives to define best execution methodologies and ensure smooth transfer of deliverables.
  • Constantly explores online design innovations and groundbreaking media techniques that may enhance a client’s marketing message.
  • Works daily with team and/or Project Manager to ensure all deliverables and deadlines are met within budget.
  • Seeks approvals from creative directors on all work before delivery to Account or Client.
  • Participates in brainstorms.
  • Assists in developing presentation materials for business development projects.
  • Collaborates with other creative staff to share learning and experience and to establish initiatives that will improve  DDB’s creative product.
  • Contributes to overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality. 

Requirements:

Must possess at least two years experience as a graphic designer for an ad agency or web development firm.

Proven highly versatile design skills. Portfolio necessary.

Solid knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and other graphic production software. Ability to work in Dreamweaver (or other html editing software).

B.A. in graphic design, Communication Arts, or equivalent

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The DDB Studio, Chicago

Chicago
225 N. Michigan Ave.,
10th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601

+312.552.6000

Rodgers Townsend, St. Louis

St. Louis
200 N. Broadway,
12th FL
St. Louis, MO 63102

314-436-9960

rodgerstownsend.com

Part-Time SEM/PPC Specialist

Key Responsibilities:

  • Keyword analysis and research, account structure and ad creation
  • Establish budgets, manage bid strategy and ensure ongoing appropriate spending
  • Lead the design and execution of paid search campaign strategies and deliverables
  • Read, analyze and interpret instructions, data and reports
  • Optimize campaigns to maximize client investment
  • Monitor and evaluate campaign performance analytics based on client goals and targets
  • Design and create reporting dashboard
  • Successfully design and utilize testing methodologies for creative, bidding and keyword management
  • Research and develop SEM best practices to identify new market opportunities
  • Solid project management skills with a proven track record of successfully developing projects from start to completion
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the primary search engines and associated algorithms (Google, Yahoo!, Bing)
  • Experience working with YouTube campaigns

Position Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in an interactive/digital/online media agency experience
  • Experience working with YouTube
  • Direct experience working with Analytics tools (Google, Web trends, Omniture)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel Pivot tables as well as MS Powerpoint and Word
  • Knowledge of best practices in SEM and a proven track-record of delivering qualified traffic from both an acquisition and conversion standpoint
  • Google Adwords certified is a plus
  • Google Analytics certified is a plus
  • Highly analytical, quantitative orientation and able to learn quickly
  • Excellent communication skills – written, oral, presentation
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Senior CRM Strategist

Responsibilities:

  • Will be the lead CRM specialist, working in multi-agency team.
  • Works independently on POVs across CRM ecosystem.
  • Ensures that campaigns are strategically rooted in means to measure and drive campaign effectiveness.
  • Ensure strong collaborative relationships internally within the groups and externally with key agency and client partners to consistently elevate the quality of thinking and ideas applied to the client business.
  • Ensure strong collaborative relationships internally within the groups and externally with key agency and client partners to consistently elevate the quality of thinking and ideas applied to the client business.
  • Engage with clients in partnership with key agency leadership to deliver thought leadership, strategic direction and business development.
  • Ensure all deliverables, internal and external, are provided in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Looks beyond the commonly accepted approach and seeks opportunities for modifying and adapting existing practices. Where possible pursues new ideas or innovative approaches.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a CRM specialist, performance marketing professional or equivalent.
  • Must have experience with Customer Relationship Marketing and loyalty programs, including DM, email, eCRM, analytics and testing. (i.e. SalesForce, Oracle, HubSpot)
  • Experience developing an effective plan for both customer acquisition and retention.
  • Ability to read and interpret information from a variety of sources, such as trade journals, research reports, white papers and cross-tabulated survey data.
  • Ability to produce well-written research reports, presentations and results to clients and agency.
  • Organized individual who can prioritize, meet deadlines, improve processes and manage time effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft PowerPoint and/or Keynote and Excel.
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Senior Creative Developer

Technology Leader

·       At your core, you view development as creative expression as much as it is writing clean code

·       You will solve business problems with technology and creative thinking

·       Develop elegant responsive user-interfaces for desktop and mobile

·       Work with producers, art directors and other internal and external partners to develop digital projects on time and on budget

·       Investigate cost-effective and secure technical platforms for clients and consult with Digital Director as necessary

·       Make recommendations for performance, security and hosting

·       Point person for external client contacts as well as internal producers

·       Mentor other developers to build capabilities

 

Idea Champion

·       Adds value to the creative process by providing ideas and support and helping to overcome possible obstacles

·       Collaborative mindset

·       Takes initiative with clients, proactively offering thinking and ideas

·       Ability to work with external partners when necessary

 

 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience developing web applications to support brands and businesses
  • Deep understanding of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) 
  • Nginx knowledge a plus
  • Strong HTML, SASS/CSS and Javascript skills, with an understanding of front-end frameworks
  • Working knowledge of modern Javascript frameworks such as Vue, Angular, React, etc.
  • Expert front-end developer building responsive user-interfaces for desktop and mobile
  • Ability to support a variety of client PHP frameworks/CMS (Laravel, Craft, WordPress, Silverstripe, etc)
  • Ability to support and manage source control via GIT
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Spike DDB

New York
55 Washington Street
Suite 650
New York, NY 11201

+1.718.596.5400

Tribal Worldwide, Dallas

Dallas
1999 Bryan Street
Dallas, TX 75201

+1.214.259.2700

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Tribal Worldwide, Los Angeles

Los Angeles
10960 Wilshire Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90024

310-907-1570

Social Media Account Supervisor

The Social Media Account Supervisor must have extensive experience with all social platforms and the ability to oversee social metrics to help build brands. Our ideal candidate is an experienced team player that is driven to optimize our social program and pioneer us within the field. Having a great track record, you are able to help your clients take risks and innovate in this space while maintaining order and clarity in a fast-paced environment.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute high profile strategic social advertising campaigns across multiple social networks including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and more 
  • Be an expert in social media content planning with the ability to manage multiple content streams at once
  • Have a high-level understanding of paid social ad specs, new/beta features, and best practices for executing integrated social campaigns 
  • Ensure the timely delivery of campaign strategy, creative, and analytics reports throughout the campaign lifecycle
  • Daily communication with client around campaign progress and performance
  • Ability to flex across multiple workstreams and client contacts within the business
  • Drive integrated social planning thinking, and communication across both internal and external teams
  • Manage account and client relationship health effectively on a day to day basis 
  • Establish and implement scalable processes to support efficient deliverable completion


SKILLS:
 

  • Strong work ethic, great attention to detail, ability to multitask and a thirst for success in implementing social media campaigns
  • Ability to fly at multiple “altitudes,” excelling at high-level conceptual brand and strategy work, as well as the nitty gritty of strategic implementation in social
  • Comfortable with adapting and creating new processes; enthusiasm towards being a part of a new and growing team
  • Demonstrated success with social executions on platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube with an ear to the ground for emerging platforms
  • Excellent writing, presentation, and communication skills
  • Capable of working autonomously while managing client initiatives and campaigns
  • Desire to innovate and stay on top of new trends in social media
  • Solid understanding of standard social media analytics/KPIs


REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4+ years of experience in online advertising 
  • Deep understanding of and interest in social online advertising industry; including advertising systems and technologies 
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills 
  • Strong work ethic – self-motivated and able to take the initiative 
  • Very strong analytical skills and ability to mine large sets of data for actionable insights 
  • Advanced Excel spreadsheet skills 
  • Attention to detail and precision data input, often under time pressure, is essential 
  • Ability to excel in “white space” is a must
  • Familiarity with Sprinklr/similar SMMS platforms is a plus, but not required
  • Experience in onsite/event production a plus, but not required
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Senior Strategist

The Strategist is responsible for overseeing development of strategy and creative briefings. It is their role to distill data and knowledge to a core proposition that provides a springboard for the creative team to produce advertising ideas that solve defined business problems.  The Strategist is an integral part of the agency, working closely with creative, account handlers and clients to ensure a solid and confident understanding of consumer attitudes and reactions is brought to bear at every stage of development of an advertising campaign.

Knowledge within digital and social media space preferred. 

Creativity

  • Leads and participates in strategy development initiatives for clients and new business
  • Understands the dynamics of the client’s business and the sector in which it operates leveraging this understanding to identify new business opportunities
  • Identifies opportunities to constantly improve the quality of thinking applied to client business
  • Creates new ways to think about the brand that solves its challenges

Productivity

  • Develops sound and creatively inspiring briefs and propositions to drive the quality of creative work in the group
  • Ensures all deliverables required from the strategy group, internally and externally, are provided in an efficient and timely manner
  • Orchestrates all brand planning, strategic planning and analytical activity for key accounts within the agency
  • Explores opportunities to expand the brand into new communications channels
  • Is cognitive of the financial implications of any recommendations made against the client brief

Knowledge & Skills

  • Monitors and interprets cultural and social trends, and keeps current on industry issues relevant to their clients business
  • Defines opportunities, collects information, establishes facts and draws valid conclusions based drawn from a variety of sources
  • Understands and ensures the proper use of all DDB planning tools
  • Moderates focus groups ensuring that the data collected is interpreted correctly before making recommendations
  • Recommends and implements research that will aid in the consumer insight and strategy process
  • Understands all disciplines and communications channels; account, digital, creative, direct marketing, sales promotion, media, etc.

Position Requirements: 

  • Undergraduate degree in an associated field
  • 3-5 years experience as strategist or equivalent
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative research skills

Experience across a variety of communications channels and business categories

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New York
437 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10022

+1.212.515.8600

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New York
655 Madison Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10065

+1 646.289.7300

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Canada

Twice, Vancouver

Vancouver
1600-777 Hornby Street
Vancouver British Columbia V6Z 2T3

+1.604.640.4327

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Tribal Worldwide, Toronto

Toronto
1200-33 Bloor Street East
Toronto ON M4W3T4

+1.416.963.4500

Tribal Worldwide, Vancouver

Vancouver
1600-777 Hornby Street
Vancouver British Columbia V6Z 2T3

+1 604 608 4451

TracyLocke, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street East
17th Floor
Toronto Ontario M4W 3T4

+1.416.925.9819

www.tracylocke.com

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Track DDB, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street East
Suite 1200
Toronto Ontario M4W 3T4

416-972-7700

trackddb.com

Account Executive - Track DDB

Account Executive – Track DDB

You are serious about data-driven CRM, and you can be a bit of a comedian. You’re obsessed with results, and you’re passionate about the consumer experience. You’re a cool cat under pressure, with eagle eyes for details. You can juggle several projects at a time, while making every client and creative person feel like they’re your one and only.

Sound like you? Then you just might be the Account Executive we’re looking for. We need you to directly contribute to the success of our clients’ business, and to geek out with us over segmentation and analytics

You should:

  • Have 2+ years experience
  • Have solid project management skills; timelines are your specialty
  • Be comfortable with managing the day-to-day business of your accounts and be the primary contact for your client
  • Know how to efficiently and effectively lead and execute CRM-based projects (including direct mail and email
  • Have strong attention to detail and ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Know your numbers and be comfortable with project scoping, BCR tracking, campaign metrics and reporting
  • Be passionate, driven, have an entrepreneurial spirit and – above all else – a love for learning

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position. However, only the candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are also an inclusive employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

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Account Director - Track DDB

TRACK DDB is on fire producing kick-ass work for some of the biggest brands around. And if you’ve got the chops and creds to keep fuelling the flames as an Account Director, we want to talk with you. 

WE: Are the CRM, Data and Analytics division of DDB Canada harnessing sound strategic insights and innovative technology to produce targeted, breakthrough creative driven by data science. The result? Results. Big time. 

YOU: Possess extensive data-driven direct response and relationship marketing experience. Can direct and manage comprehensive data, analytics, and communications strategies and programs. Have an ingratiating and infectious personality that will win the hearts of our senior clients. Bring financial services and loyalty program experience to the table.

 Qualifications 

  • Passion for data-driven CRM
  • 8+ years agency experience in account service
  • Extensive background in multi-channel direct response marketing – traditional mail, email, web, radio, DRTV
  • A burning desire to provide consumers with relevant, behaviour- changing experiences
  • Ability to lead, inspire, and mentor team members
  • Vision and determination to identify and develop opportunities to grow our clients’ business

DDB Canada is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We also offer reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application. We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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Project Manager

Project Manager

Here at DDB Toronto we’re looking for a Project Manager to join our top-notch team. You will report to our Director of Project Management, and have the opportunity to work on integrated campaigns across a variety of sectors.

You will work cooperatively with everybody necessary for a successful, integrated project – account, creative, production and development teams. You will help coordinate all mediums – digital, design, and content production. You will develop budgets and schedules, manage resource allocations, source and manage 3rd party vendors when applicable, and monitor these components throughout the project lifecycle to ensure the final deliverable is up to our high standards.

Our winning candidate will be proactive, creative, collaborative, and detail-oriented. They will thrive in a fast paced environment, enjoy wearing many different hats, and be excited by technology. We’re also looking for a minimum of 3+ years of project management experience. You’re comfortable executing both small and medium-sized projects, including web banners, email, content (digital video / animation), web builds.

Desired Skills + Experience

  • 3+ years project managing interactive campaigns and online projects
  • Experience managing project budgets for marketing, creative or technology projects
  • Solid understanding of project management principles
  • Understands all facets of both online and traditional production including planning, strategy, UX, implementation and launch
  • Experience liaising with production companies specializing in broadcast, print and digital
  • Demonstrated ability to work within extremely tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; experience developing statements of work and client estimates
  • Strong prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, project management & planning skills 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

DDB is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We also offer reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application. 

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Sr. Project Manager

Sr. Project Manager

Here at DDB Toronto we’re looking for a Sr. Project Manager to join our top-notch team. You will report to our Director of Project Management, and have the opportunity to work on integrated campaigns across a variety of sectors, though primarily on our CRM accounts.

You will work cooperatively with everybody necessary for a successful, integrated project – account, creative, production and development teams. You will help coordinate all mediums – digital, design, and content production. You will develop budgets and schedules, manage resource allocations, source and manage 3rd party vendors when applicable, and monitor these components throughout the project lifecycle to ensure the final deliverable is up to our high standards.

Our winning candidate will be proactive, creative, collaborative, and detail-oriented. They will thrive in a fast paced environment, enjoy wearing many different hats, and be excited by technology. We’re also looking for a minimum of 5+ years of project management experience. You’re comfortable executing both small and medium-sized projects, including web banners, content (digital video / animation), web builds, with an emphasis on email campaigns. The ability to inspire the best work in others and to lead by example is a must.

Desired Skills + Experience

  • 5+ years project managing interactive campaigns and online projects
  • Experience managing project budgets for marketing, creative or technology projects
  • Solid understanding of project management principles
  • Understands all facets of both online and traditional production including planning, strategy, UX, implementation and launch
  • Experience liaising with production companies specializing in broadcast, print and digital
  • Demonstrated ability to work within extremely tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills; experience developing statements of work and client estimates
  • Strong prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, project management & planning skills 
  • Experience with SalesForce and/or Adobe campaign platform tools is an asset

 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

DDB is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We also offer reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application. 

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Data Marketing Analyst

Data Marketing Analyst – contract

The Data Marketing Analyst will pair their considerable digital marketing experience with skills in data collection and analytics to deliver valuable insights and evidence-driven strategy for our internal teams and clients. In this role, you will be driven to find ways to solve complex challenges that may involve creative, strategic, technical and analytical aspects. They must have experience in finding and applying data-driven insights to lead business and marketing strategy. They will be a strong and confident communicator, who is adaptable to many different levels of data availability, analytics maturity and toolsets. We are currently looking to fill a twelve (12) month contract position.

You will:

  • Work directly with clients, team members and senior leadership to develop analytics strategy
  • Improve profitability and drive revenue through creating effective KPIs and optimization of metrics that affect them
  • Guide the development of key processes by supporting, prioritizing, defining, and gathering needs for the cross-functional projects; convert this data into business narratives for areas of development
  • Lead analytics on projects of varying sizes and complexity, including report automation, data visualization, tool implementation requirements gathering and documentation, split testing, and ad hoc analysis and data mining
  • Ensure the integrity of analytics data by ensuring policies around data governance and working with agency and client teams to provide tools and training
  • Drive strategy for customer acquisition and customer conversion by developing models, forecasts, and analyses that are based on previous activity and benchmark data
  • Interpret analytical findings and/or recommend an approach and solution(s) that are relative to the strategic objectives of the project, company, and stakeholder needs
  • Use advanced analytics techniques on large data sets for the purpose of delivering ad hoc analyses and insights; formulate analytics-enabled solutions in an online advertising environment
  • Facilitate and perform consistent and reliable data collection, utilizing primary and secondary research methods; perform analysis for testing, targeting, creative and offers
  • Creation of post campaign reporting and work with design teams to build engaging data visualization

You Must Have:

  • Curious, self-starter, works independently and within a team environment
  • Undergraduate degree in social sciences, business, computer science, mathematics or related quantitative discipline
  • 3+ years analytical experience: strong presentation skills, flexible, adaptable, resourceful, assertive & proactive, able to simplify and package complex ideas for presentation
  • Deep knowledge of digital, social and mobile marketing principles within the context of broader mass communications
  • Experience in using analytics to effectively drive digital strategy and business transformation
  • Keen ability to work within a team, with experience of project ownership/leadership
  • A strategic and analytical in approach to your work; thoughtful, goal-oriented
  • Experience with marketing attribution modeling
  • Demonstrated experience in requirements gathering and documentation for web analytics implementation including KPI development, tagging and report automation.
  • Intermediate level capabilities with SQL
  • Intermediate level capabilities with Adobe Analytics and/or Google Analytics
  • Familarity with R and/or Python
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively maintain focus while working on multiple complex projects

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with Tableau
  • Proficiency with statistical analysis (regression models, cluster or factor analysis)
  • Experience designing, supporting, executing and interpreting research projects and experiments

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are also an inclusive employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

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Flexx Studio, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street
Suite 1304
Toronto Ontario M4W 3H1

+1 416-324-6300

DDB Canada, Vancouver

Vancouver
1600-777 Hornby Street
Vancouver British Columbia V6Z 2T3

+604.687.9819

www.ddbcanada.com/

Group Account Director

WHO WE ARE
DDB is a worldwide collection of talent, cultures and ideas united by the power of creativity. We are passionate about our craft and pursue excellence in all that we do.   

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for a dynamic, creatively focused Group Account Director to join our Vancouver office.  In your 8-10 years experience, you have amassed enough tricks of the trade across all disciplines to lead integrated teams and clients.   Your responsibilities will include:

  • Strategy: Lead development of long term brand strategy and annual brand marketing plans including business objectives, creative and consumer strategies and translation of strategies to the consumer through all integrated communications disciplines. Drive organizational and customer engagement, alignment and passion for strategy and annual communication plans.  Implement digital and CRM strategies, as well as track and respond to data and analytics.
  • Business Results & Opportunity Identification: Vision and determination to identify and develop opportunities to grow our clients’ business. Analyze business results to ensure strategies are working and objectives are being realized.  Identify and recommend new business opportunities.
  • Innovation: Lead cross-functional internal/external teams in extension and innovation efforts
  • Management and Execution: Partner with Project Managers to ensure smooth execution of projects. As the senior agency team member, you will be intimately involved in the development of the brand plans and will be required to provide overall direction to a cross discipline integrated team to ensure plans are implemented effectively and deliver results.  Ensure integration of all elements of the marketing mix, driving cohesive and impactful messaging in all communications.
  • Budgeting: Own and actively manage the brand budget, cross-functional alignment, and annual budget performance
  • Relationships: Excellent relationship with client Marketing Director and team and strong ties with other senior managers within the client organization.  Maintain effective relationships with all departments within the agency. 

WHAT YOU HAVE
The ideal candidate will have: 

  • Experience: 8-10 years of progressive marketing and/or agency experience
  • Required  Skills: Proven visionary, trail blazer and protector of client brands. You must thrive in a fast paced environment, be self motivated and hardworking with a true passion for creative problem solving.Proven leadership, communication, influencing abilities, and entrepreneurial spirit.  Ability to motivate, manage and work collaboratively across functions, stakeholders and levels of management and drive sales growth. Excellent project management, analytical and problem solving abilities, with a focus on creative solutions from a strategic perspective.   
  • Education:University degree preferred- Business or marketing degree

WHAT WE OFFER
DDB Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, great clients, fun office environment, an exceptional team of professionals to work with, and yes, even Hot Dog Days.

If this is you, send your cover letter & resume to hr.vancouver@ddbcanada.com.

We thank all applicants in for their interest, and advise that only those under consideration will be contacted.  No phone calls please.

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Creative Team: Art Director + Copywriter

WHO WE ARE
DDB is a worldwide collection of talent, cultures and ideas united by the power of creativity. We are passionate about our craft and pursue excellence in all that we do.   

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
DDB Vancouver is looking for a dynamic Art director and Copywriter to join the agency, working across numerous clients and mediums. The Creative Team will have high-level agency experience and an award-winning portfolio of well-crafted, contemporary projects. They’ll be overflowing with great ideas, have strong communication and collaboration skills as well as the drive to do amazing, envy-of-their-peers, work.

To be considered you’ll need to demonstrate the following:

  • A track record of coming up with and developing remarkable creative concepts
  • An award-winning portfolio
  • A self-starting, entrepreneurial approach that isn’t dependent on continual direction
    and support
  • A proven area of craft expertise (e.g. copy, art direction, design)
  • An understanding of the possibilities and opportunities in digital, encompassing an interest in both the latest tech and new approaches to the more familiar
  • Experience with storytelling through film/video
  • Excellent communication skills
  • The ability to develop, articulate and explain ideas so that others (including clients) comprehend them, love them and appreciate the strategic thinking behind them.
  • The ability to put together a compelling presentation.

WHAT YOU HAVE

  • Minimum 4+ years of integrated agency experience
  • A degree or training in your creative field of expertise

WHAT WE OFFER
DDB Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, great clients, fun office environment, an exceptional team of professionals to work with, and yes, even Hot Dog Days.

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume, along with your portfolio. Thanks to all applicants for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

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Senior Copywriter

WHO WE ARE
DDB is a worldwide collection of talent, cultures and ideas united by the power of creativity. We are passionate about our craft and pursue excellence in all that we do.   

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We seek an experienced Senior Copywriter who is passionate about conceptual thinking and eager to make an impact within our agency. We’re looking for a master of a variety of tone and voice styles—a writer who has experience within the interactive, brand content and campaign spaces, and who’s adept at conceptualizing and implementing innovative campaigns. The ideal candidate is confident as an individual contributor, embraces collaboration to deliver the best creative solutions, and is productive with a minimal amount of direction. We want someone who focuses on details, who understands today’s marketing environment, and who consistently produces high-quality creative work. This person must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and must be willing to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

While there will never be a typical day, we’ve highlighted a few of your essential responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize creative campaigns
  • Write creative and marketing copy for a variety of projects
  • Support projects from concept to delivery
  • Conduct research as needed to create compelling content
  • Work on a variety of projects with a team or individually
  • Assist in estimating/projecting copywriting requirements for new projects
  • Present and defend copy and concepts for both internal and client-facing meetings
  • Communicate proactively with internal teams
  • Deliver assignments on time while consistently meeting quality standards
  • Master copy style guidelines, and provide proofreading and editing support

WHAT YOU HAVE
Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of agency writing experience
  • 3+ years of experience in a digital marketing agency
  • A degree in creative writing, journalism, marketing, English, or a related field

Set Yourself Apart: Preferred Skills

  • 7+ years of copywriting experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in a digital agency
  • Demonstrated skill in developing and executing creative concepts
  • Advanced brand copywriting experience
  • Demonstrated attention to detail
  • Excellent online portfolio of copywriting work
  • Expert in writing advertising (digital, print, banners), brand messaging, web copy, video scripts, marketing collateral, white papers, and sales presentations.

WHAT WE OFFER
DDB Canada offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, great clients, fun office environment, an exceptional team of professionals to work with, and yes, even Hot Dog Days.

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume, along with your portfolio. Thanks to all applicants for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

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Senior Designer

Twice is the specialist brand consultancy group at DDB Canada. Creating effective, brand strategy, identity programs and packaging systems for iconic national and north American brands.  We have an exciting opportunity for a senior brand designer who values great work to join our team.

If you’ve been doing the things below, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Experience and understanding of complex identity system creation
  • Knowledge of identity system implementation and planning, including the structure and building of guideline documents
  • Plays a role alongside the strategy phase of brand projects; brand audits, positioning, brand architecture and naming
  • Experience of identity design in the digital space (animation skills are a plus)
  • Packaging design experience, structural packaging and familiarity working with CFIA guidelines
  • Loves the craft of design, layout and typography
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative work environment

The successful candidate should have a minimum of 8 years design experience, thrives in a fast paced business environment and have strong verbal, organizational, and leadership skills.  You are an innovative conceptual thinker and problem solver with a meticulous attention to detail and are able to follow through with creative direction.

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter, portfolio, and resume. Thanks to all applicants for their interest, but only those under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please. 

 

https://twicebrand.com

 

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DDB Canada, Montreal

Montreal
3500 Blvd. De Maisonneuve West
Suite 610
Westmont
Montreal Quebec H3Z 3C1

+514.798.7100

DDB Canada, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street East,
17th Floor
Toronto Ontario M4W 3T4

+1.416.925.9819

Exceptional Executive Assistant

Exceptional Executive Assistant

DDB Canada is looking for an exceptional Executive Assistant to support the CEO/CCO as well as the local Managing Director of our communications company. This position requires the ability to keep a primary focus on the vision and image of the company, while managing complex assignments with tight time frames, confidentiality, and clarity. A high level of professionalism, customer service and proactive thinking is needed to create a smooth and seamless environment for the CEO/CCO, Managing Director and their interaction with both clients and staff.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing the timely and accurate set-up, coordination, scheduling and follow-up of daily work for the CEO/CCO & Managing Director.
  • Proactively assessing the their daily requirements to meet the needs of the company and clients.
  • Organizing and executing special events on behalf of the CEO/CCO & Managing Director or on behalf of the company.
  • Providing premium customer service to staff and outside contacts as required.
  • Working closely with the Office Manager and Administration group to ensure the office is running smoothly and efficiently.
  • Demonstrating professionalism and confidentiality through all work performed.
  • Maintaining tact and judgment in dealing with sensitive and confidential information.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Post-secondary degree or College Diploma in Executive Office Administration or equivalent.
  • 3-5 years being progressively responsible for senior administration.
  • Excellent planning, leadership and multi-tasking skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including spelling, grammar, and the ability to draft correspondence.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including a professional business manner both in person and on the telephone.
  • Initiative and the ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Fast and accurate skills in various software packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Keynote and Outlook. 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.   

DDB Canada is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We also offer reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application. 

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Account Supervisor

At DDB Canada, the Account Supervisor is the liaison between the agency and the client and the communicator between all the internal teams. We have a track record of delivering award-winning, business-building work for our clients. We are looking for the right person who has what it takes to be a part of a team that expects you to be creatively driven, passionate and curious about the industry and the work that we do.

 Responsibilities:

  • Act as primary contact to clients, continually fostering client-agency relationships to build trust and become a valuable resource to clients
  • Immerses self in client’s business and not only champions stellar, business-building ideas but knows how to effectively collaborate to bring those ideas to life
  • Establishes effective balance of advisory and advocacy skills with clients and team
  • Identifies opportunities to help grow direct reports and advance them to the next level
  • Provide strategic guidance to clients on an ongoing basis; anticipate and address clients’ needs
  • Develop and drive proactive plans, strategies and client recommendations
  • Manage a wide range of competing priorities while ensuring the team meets all its deadlines and manages projects within prescribed budgets

Requirements:

  • Broadcast production experience and possesses a strong integrated background
  • Has charisma, a positive attitude, adaptability and the ability to multi-task
  • Demonstrates effective communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Has excellent oral, written, interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Enthusiastic about businesses beyond traditional marketing aspects
  • Sees the big picture and has the vision to drive big ideas
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Has 5-8 years of relevant industry experience

DDB is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We also offer reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

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DDB Canada, Edmonton

Edmonton
1900, 10025-102A Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 2Z2

+780.424.7000

Account Manager

This opening is for our Edmonton office.

At DDB, we fully believe in the power of creativity to touch hearts, change minds and build brands. If this sounds like the kind of magic you want to be a part of on a daily basis, then you may be the Account Manager for us.

We are looking for an experienced Account Manager who loves the ad business. You’ll manage accounts and work as part of a team, and liaise with clients—always keeping an eye on the big picture while not losing sight of the finer details. You have 5 to 6 years of communications experience, including some with an agency, and can provide specific examples where you’ve worked on fast-paced and integrated projects.

As a key agency team member, you will be counted on to build and maintain excellent client relationships and you’re driven to deliver outstanding work and enviable results. Highly organized with great project management and problem-solving skills, you’ve executed progressively more complex campaigns that involve advertising, social and digital streams.

Come work with an amazing team that is super passionate about doing great work for great clients. You’ll build an impressive portfolio of your best work ever, and you’ll do it surrounded by some of the best people and brightest minds in the biz. Perks include professional development opportunities, competitive benefits including a creativity and fitness allowance, flex work schedule, and lots of hot dogs.

 

How to apply:

To join a growing team in one of the most highly respected multi-national agencies, upload your cover letter and resume before April 30, 2019.


Thanks in advance to all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

 

About DDB Canada

DDB Canada is the most creatively acclaimed, internationally recognized marketing communications agency in Canada. Our DDB Edmonton office is the most awarded agency at the Ad Club of Edmonton ACE awards (2014-2019), was awarded Social Media Agency of the Year for 2 years in a row at SocialWest’s 2017 & 2018 Hashtag Awards, and won Best of Show at Calgary’s 2017 Ad Rodeo Anvil Awards. DDB Canada is a “total communications company” whose fundamental belief is that creativity is the most powerful force in business. DDB Canada has offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal.

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Office Coordinator

This position is for our Edmonton office.

DDB Canada is looking for an administrative guru to join our Edmonton team.

Highly organized, committed, and passionate: you love helping out and want to work as part of a great team. You have a knack for problem solving and can really manage the details, and your education coupled with industry experience has taught you valuable skills in project coordination, time management, communication and building spreadsheets. 

As the Office Coordinator, you will be providing administrative support to the entire agency and specifically assisting our media and accounting teams. You will wear many hats – performing accurate data entry and coordinating travel bookings, all while running our front of house reception and boardrooms.

You have a minimum of three years of office experience and strong computer skills (Word/Excel). Data entry experience preferred.

Perks include a fun and creative office environment, learning opportunities, a creativity/fitness allowance, and a great team of talented coworkers. 

 

How to apply:

Please upload your cover letter and resume before April 10, 2019.

Thanks in advance to all applicants for their interest, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

 

About us

DDB Canada is the most creatively acclaimed, internationally recognized marketing communications agency in Canada. Known for advertising that generates significant results for clients, DDB is a “total communications company” whose fundamental belief is that creativity is the most powerful force in business. DDB Canada has offices in Vancouver, Edmonton, Toronto and Montreal. DDB Canada is part of DDB Worldwide. 

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DDB Canada PR, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street East
#1200
Toronto Ontario M4W 3T4

+416.972.7760

Anderson DDB, Toronto

Toronto
33 Bloor Street East,
Suite 1300
Toronto Ontario M4W 3H1

+1.416.960.3830

www.andersonddb.com/

Art Director

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Art Director

 

About Us

 

We are one of North America’s leading Health and Lifestyle agencies, and our goal here at Anderson DDB is to treat each brand’s success as its own. So whether the product brought to us is consumer or health-related, whether the audience is the general public or medical professionals, we’ll do the research, examine the market — learn everything we need to know to raise awareness among target audiences.

 

The Role

 

We are looking for a Art Director to join our team. Working with a Copywriter you would be responsible for the conception and execution of innovative concepts and art direction that sell the client’s product or service. Based on the client’s briefing it is your task to develop creative concepts and layouts for interactive campaigns. You would work closely with the Digital Project Manager to ensure interactive ideas are executable within approved scopes and be able to work with Clients’ development partners to design to existing frameworks. The Digital Designer helps support the Associate Creative Directors in the development of junior Digital Designers/Art Directors. Reporting to the responsible Associate Creative Directors for their brands.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Develops the main idea in conjunction with the copywriter and ensures that an individual “look” within the concept has been achieved
  • Briefing and supervision of the studio and supporting resources on individual projects for the brand
  • Creation of layouts and artwork for presentation of creative concepts through to supervision of final art or required digital file formats
  • Observation of trends in on-line advertising and communications
  • Responsible for the preparation of presentation layouts

 

Qualities & Qualifications

 

Our preferred candidate will have the following:

 

  • Post-Secondary education or equivalent in design with a minimum of 3+ years hands-on experience creating digital work
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficient with HTML and CSS a plus, but not required
  • Solid portfolio of diverse projects ranging in scale and type
  • Comfort across the complete scope of the UX/UI spectrum—from sketches to wireframes, through visual design and final production
  • Able to conceptualize in RWD, with a focus on mobile first
  • Ability to explain and argue for design options, decisions, and strategies across the organization—usually to non-designers
  • Adeptness in collaborating directly with developers on fast-evolving, iterative designs
  • Continued experimentation with new tools and processes, researching new approaches and techniques
  • Flexibility in terms of process, which is evolving with every project
  • Capable of abstract and conceptual thinking in addition to beautiful execution
  • Good storyteller, communicator, and occasional copywriter
  • An eye for precision, clean design, and low-friction digital experiences
  • Front-end development experience is helpful, but not necessary
  • Prototyping skills
  • Familiarity with the Agile process
  • Good interpersonal skills and relates well to both client and internal personnel
  • Shows ability to be proactive
  • Show ability to think logically, even under pressure
  • Shows respect for agency policy and procedures

 

Application Process

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are also an inclusive employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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Copywriter

 

Copywriter

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The Copywriter forms a creative team with an Art Director, and is responsible for developing outstanding advertising concepts and copy that sell the client’s product or service. Based on a client brief, it is his/her task to develop creative concepts for advertising campaigns, which cover print, TV and radio commercials, new media solutions and approaches, sales promotions, etc. The Copywriter and Art Director report to the Executive Creative Director.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

The responsibility of the copywriter is to convert information provided by the client and account personnel (information concerning unique selling points, target market profiles, purchase motivations, and so on) into an effective, persuasive sales message. The message must be presented in such a manner that it stands out and is relevant to potential customers. The copywriter develops the main idea of the advertisement presentation in conjunction with the art directors, then creates its various verbal components: the headline, sub-headlines and body copy or text.

  • Provides copywriting expertise
  • Generates effective and imaginative headlines and copy
  • Implements strategy
  • Understands marketing and creative strategies for assigned brands
  • Translates creative strategies into dramatic, innovative executional concepts
  • Bring ideas to life with vivid language and examples
  • Maintain copy quality control throughout all aspects of the production process for both TV and print advertising
  • Able to respond to the specific needs of a campaign with an appropriate writing style
  • Participate in market research
  • Contribute to all steps of creative process, including troubleshooting of potential problems
  • Oversee submission process for copy approval team meetings
  • Organize and prioritize deadlines for multiple projects

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Health & pharmaceutical client experience preferred
  • University Degree preferred
  • Superior editing, proofing, and writing skills
  • Enthusiastic about the advertising process
  • Outgoing, approachable, and a team player
  • Willing to take on any task, no matter how small
  • Multi-tasker and ability to prioritize
  • Good interpersonal skills and relates well to both client and Anderson DDB personnel
  • Good organizational skills
  • Shows ability to be proactive
  • Show ability to think logically and analytically, even under pressure
  • Shows respect for agency policy and procedures

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Account Supervisor

Account Supervisor

 

About Us

 

We are one of North America’s leading Health and Lifestyle agencies, and our goal here at Anderson DDB is to treat each brand’s success as its own. So whether the product brought to us is consumer or health-related, whether the audience is the general public or medical professionals, we’ll do the research, examine the market — learn everything we need to know to raise awareness among target audiences.

 

The Role

 

We are looking for an experienced client services professional to join our team supporting our Health & Pharmaceutical Clients. Role of the Account Supervisor is a strong partner to their clients, Account, Creative & Strategy Directors, as they have a clear understanding of where the client’s business needs to be, and how their team can help deliver.  In addition, they plays a vital role in the training and development of the Account Executive and/or Account Coordinator:

 

  • Day to day account lead on all brand activities
  • Approaches creative with enthusiasm and stimulates creative thinking with their clients and agency team.
  • Ensures agency systems and procedures are adhered to and/or improved to ensure client expectations are fulfilled while agency profitability is protected.
  • Works with the account director to develop tactical briefing documents and brief the project management and creative team on projects
  • Proactively consults with key departments and divisions to keep them informed of upcoming workload; keeps account lead informed so there are no surprises.
  • Has a sense of fiscal responsibility, works with the account executive, project manager and finance manager to keep the fiscal side of the account running responsibly (participating in monthly billing meetings, reading job sums, initiating change orderds, overseeing job transfers and estimate process) and assists the Account Director in developing scopes of work.
  • Contributes to new business pitches, as needed.
  • Attend research sessions, assesses and analyzes primary and secondary research and develop appropriate recommendations as needed.
  • Prepares team for Springboard sessions, sharing target audience, product and competitive information, while identifying potential client issues and offering solutions/uncovering opportunities.
  • Collaborates with Account Director and Strategic Planners to ensure the development of provocative, single-minded communications strategies.
  • Helps to manage support staff (Account Executive, Account Coordinator)
  • Forms strong bonds with clients; earning their respect and confidence
  • Knowledgeable in both offline and online
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualities & Qualifications

 

Our ideal candidate for this exciting opportunity will have the following background and experience:

  • 3-5 years of relevant Agency experience.
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma.
  • A background which includes Science or Health.
  • Excellent English skills both written and oral communications
  • Leadership Skills
  • Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Readiness for personal responsibility
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Well developed knowledge of business practices
  • In depth knowledge of relevant industry standards
  • Experience in, or with, Pharmaceutical companies. U.S. experience a definite asset.

 

Application Process

 

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to david.hylton@andersonddb.com

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are also an inclusive employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

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Account Executive

Account Executive

 

About Us

 

We are one of North America’s leading Health and Lifestyle agencies, and our goal here at Anderson DDB is to treat each brand’s success as its own. So whether the product brought to us is consumer or health-related, whether the audience is the general public or medical professionals, we’ll do the research, examine the market — learn everything we need to know to raise awareness among target audiences.

 

The Role

 

We are looking for an experienced client services professional to join our team supporting our Health & Pharmaceutical Clients. The role of an Account Executive on our team looks something like the following, although this may not be an exhaustive list:

 

  • Clearly summarize all communication with client (contact reports) and communicate key decisions to the team
  • Prepare for all client and internal meetings, ensuring reference documents are available and all necessary attendees are present
  • Learn the client’s business and competitive landscape and be prepared to participate in client meetings
  • Help prepare POVs as required through online research
  • Develop presentation decks to communicate with clients and other parties
  • Works with the account director to develop tactical briefing documents and brief the creative team on projects
  • Help the Account Director manage all financial aspects (setting up monthly billing meetings, reading job sums, preparing job transfers, estimating tactical projects) of the account, including profitability
  • Assist in research preparation, attend research sessions and communicate results to the team
  • Develop and maintain good working partnerships with clients, agency partners and all agency departments (creative, production, project management, studio, media, finance)
  • Play a key role in the agency’s pursuit of new business
  • Learn and follow all client processes and guidelines and ensure that all team members do as well
  • Work with Project Manager to develop and maintain all client timelines
  • Clearly summarizes meeting notes for all internal meetings and distributes to the team
  • Assists in strategic planning preparation and strategy sessions as required
  • Attend and participate in studio briefings as needed

 

Qualities & Qualifications

 

Our ideal candidate for this exciting opportunity will have the following background and experience:

  • 2-3 years of relevant Agency experience.
  • A post-secondary degree or diploma.
  • Experience in, or with, Pharmaceutical companies. U.S. experience a definite asset.
  • A background which includes Science or Health.
  • Curious, not afraid to research
  • Strong people skills, team player
  • Good business writing skills
  • Good presentation skills (or willingness to learn)
  • Familiar with agency process, client procedures, agency roles and responsibilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Acrobat Pro

 

Application Process

 

If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@andersonddb.com

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We are also an inclusive employer and offer reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please let us know when you submit your application.

 

We appreciate all expressed interest in this position, however, only the candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Apply Now

Anderson DDB, Montreal

Montreal
3500 Blvd De Maisonneuve West,
Suite 610
Montreal Quebec H3Z 3C1

+1.514.844.9505