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DDB Chicago

Chicago
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Chicago, IL 60601

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Account Executive

The State Farm team at DDB Chicago has a long heritage (over 70 years!) and a track record of recognizable, business-building work. We are a high-functioning team that expects our team members to be, passionate, creatively driven and analytically curious about the industry, our work and our team.

Now is a great time to join the team as the State Farm work is currently evolving. You will be on the ground floor as bringing new work and products & services to the marketplace in an integrated fashion. The ideal candidate will be comfortable with complex, data driven products such as credit cards, banking, insurance, pharma, telecom, cable or healthcare.

Position includes day-to-day work on State Farm’s suite of Financial Services products including; credit cards, banking (checking / savings), life insurance, annuities, vehicle Loans, mortgages and multi-line combinations with auto and homeowner’s insurance. This includes all one-to-one communications (direct mail, email, collateral and online experiences) as well as mass media where financial services are included in the message (TV, radio, print, OOH, experiential, social).

Other Criteria:

  Builds trusting relationships based on credibly and respect with your internal team, your client counterparts and other agencies.

  Is a team player; contributing and volunteering above and beyond normal duties.

  Comfortable with data and analytics; curious about measurement and focused on producing results for our client.

  Active listener to client perceptions and can anticipate questions and needs and then take action.

  Ability to analyze information and synthesize it into meaningful and actionable direction for team members

  Unafraid to challenge the status-quo asking questions, seeking to understand, making the work and team stronger.

  Works well under pressure, remains calm and professional.

  Balances Agency POV while also serving as the client advocate during internal

discussions and meetings.

  Not afraid to seek advice and help from supervisor or team when needed.

  A problem solver who can use facts and ideas as it relates to the creative development process.

  Organized and disciplined to move projects from kickoff to delivery, keeping stakeholders informed and consulted, resulting in timely and accurate deliverables.

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Senior Strategist

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 divining 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.
  • Act as a critical liaison between the Chicago and New York offices in strategically aligning overall marketing efforts with what activates on a digital, content, and social media level.

 

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 in day-to-day strategic output by leading a talented, dynamic team of strategists across two offices.
  • 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 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, a gifted writer, and enthusiastic presenter with proficiency in Keynote.

 

Opportunities:

  • Vertical growth will be closely assessed and rewarded based on consistent demonstration of overall acumen, proven impact on the business and the brand, professional growth and category knowledge, thought leadership, and managerial skills.
  • The Senior Strategist will be groomed and expected to become a Strategy Director based on the aforementioned criteria.
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Production Business Manager

A PBM is a process champion who drives seamless workflow for on-time and on-budget delivery of assets. This is someone who has tireless enthusiasm for the details. This individual that can work closely with others to interpret ideas and collaborate towards a common outcome of creating entertaining and engaging content and assets for agency clients.

Areas of Accountability:

  • Support the Agency’s production process by putting to use best practices to ensure an efficient, reliable and accurate workflow
  • Build a strong and positive working relationship with producers, creatives and account teams to review work, resolve issues, and provide solutions
  • Build on skills to review commercial and content concepts/scripts to advise on hiring talent, securing third party rights and ultimately contracting with all third parties and all performers
  • Master the internal accounting process, procedures and relevant software
  • Actively advise on all budgets and provide solutions to help stay within client approved budget while producing best creative work
  • Develop and fine tune skills in reviewing performer contracts, screen finished commercials to ensure all rights are obtained, develop final cast reports and renegotiate contracts when necessary
  • Support a process for tracking and managing license/usage agreements
  • Support all additional business production needs as they arise

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college
  • 3+ years of experience as a Production Business Manager or similar role.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a great, fast paced and talented production and post production team.
  • Strong working knowledge of the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the American Federation of Musicians Contract
  • Innovative thinking that is essential to manage the quickly evolving production environment and new media opportunities
  • Experience with integrated, non-broadcast and offshore productions is a plus.
  • Exceptional organizational skills

 

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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Production Manager

A Production Manager is a senior-level production business-focused professional who partners with Executive Producers to manage production activity one or more client accounts. This is someone who has tireless enthusiasm for the details, and for mentoring other Production department personnel. This individual works closely with others to interpret ideas and collaborate towards a common outcome of creating entertaining and engaging content and assets for agency clients.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Agency’s and Client’s production process putting to use best practices to ensure an efficient, reliable and accurate workflow
  • Perform the Production Business Manager role across a range of projects, and
  • Build a strong and positive working relationship with Producers, Creatives and Account teams to review work, resolve issues, and provide solutions
  • Build on mentoring skills to help Producers, Production Business Managers, and Production Business Associates gain the knowledge they need to be successful
  • Master the internal accounting process, procedures and relevant software. Partner with Agency Accounting and Finance teams to resolve any issues that evolve
  • Actively advise on all budgets and provide solutions to help stay within client approved budget while producing best creative work
  • Develop and fine tune skills in reviewing performer contracts, screen finished commercials to ensure all rights are obtained, develop final cast reports and renegotiate contracts when necessary
  • Support a process for tracking and managing license/usage agreements
  • Support additional production business needs as they arise

 

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience as a Senior Production Business Manager or similar role
  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a great, fast paced, and talented production and post production team
  • Strong working knowledge of the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract and the American Federation of Musicians Contract
  • Innovative thinking is essential to manage the quickly evolving production environment and new media opportunities
  • Experience with integrated, non-broadcast and offshore productions
  • Exceptional organizational skills

 

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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Global Brand Lead - Mars Wrigley

The Global Brand Lead is responsible for leading the development of all global communication programs for Skittles, one of the most creatively awarded and recognized brands in the world. This position requires significant experience in developing award-winning, Global communication strategies, and campaigns that deliver business results. This role sits within the Global Hub for Mars Wrigley Confectionery Brands based at DDB Chicago, reporting directly to the Global Segment Lead (GSL).

 

General Responsibilities:

Primary responsibility is to lead, inspire and strive for the best creative work possible to continue the strong creative pedigree of this iconic, disruptive brand around the world. To do so, you’ll need to lead and manage a motivated account team, partner well with high-performing strategists and inspire talented creatives. Additionally, you will need to develop deep relationships with senior Mars Wrigley clients and the larger integrated agency team (media, PR, shopper) to ensure all are working towards the same creative vision and strategy.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Building the disruptive Skittles brand story in the US and around the world via campaigns that “can travel”
  • Ensuring creative excellence against each and every brief to build on the brands incredible award-winning success (In, 2018 Skittles had the most awarded brand campaign in the world).
  • Elevating the quality of strategic and creative work in local markets outside of global workstreams through strategic guidance, consultation and relationship management (local DDB and Mars)
  • Translating Mars Marketing Philosophy (LoG- Laws of Growth) into powerful brand stories and results.
  • Bringing a global mindset to all strategic and creative development to ensure it will resonate in any market that it needs to appear (e.g., cultural nuances, insights)
  • Acting as lead integrator across a wide array of integrated agency partners and clients (local and global) to ensure all are working towards the same creative vision and goal

 

Skills:

  • Leadership- Needs to be comfortable setting the pace for this brand from developing the overarching approach to inspiring the team to selling in the work.
  • Creative credibility- Needs experience developing and leading award-winning campaigns
  • Superb strategic, writing and presentation skills that enable you to own a room
  • Flexibility- Needs to be able to adapt to shifting client landscape, local/global challenges and capitalize on opportunities as they arise.
  • Ability to lead large (and at times complicated), cross functional, interagency and client teams to success by setting a clear vision and corresponding plan
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to bridge creative gaps and differences across teams, cultures, markets and personalities

 

 

This person should be a passionate student of people, global cultures, storytelling, and should be willing to collaborate on the establishment of a new operation model for Global Mars Wrigley Brands within the Agency. This position requires at least 12-15 years of experience in marketing or communications and should be comfortable driving the end-to-end creative development process.

 

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Project Management - Client Delivery

Candidate Experience and Skills Preferred:

  • Ability to maintain focus under pressure, be thorough, and keep a positive attitude. Ability to understand the outcome, not just the process.
  • Extremely high standards for work and behavior; accountable, reliable, and dependable. Acute attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; ability to break down complex information.
  • Proficient in project scoping, project planning, resource management, timeline creation, and risk management.
  • Experience managing medium-to-large scale projects with various disciplines and stakeholders, including multi-agency teams. Be comfortable managing and influencing people who are not direct reports, as well as director-level and management personnel.
  • Ability to drive multiple projects and streams of work concurrently while meeting deadlines and maintaining proper documentation and reporting.
  • Ability to interact with and represent the team to a range of people, from entry-level to upper management and Leadership, including clients.
  • Able to establish leadership on project with internal stakeholders and clients. Easily recognized as the person who can answer questions on projects, process, and everyday activities around the team and client. Gains trust to build productive and constructive relationships. Encourage an environment of teamwork and excellence. 
  • Ability to work independently to tackle problems and direct to solutions. Be highly adaptable, able to anticipate issues and needs before they arise and take the necessary steps to alleviate and/or mitigate.
  • Leverage project management tools (Smartsheets, Workfront, etc.) to manage day-to-day operations, automate tasks, ensure quality, and promote process efficiencies.
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Suite, Smartsheets, Workfront, JIRA.

 

Day-to-Day Core Competencies:

  • Project Integration Management
    • Keen understanding of integrating multi-agency and -discipline team across a project.
    • Responsible for project communications and process adherence across multi-agency and -discipline teams.
  • Project Scope Management
    • Responsible for understanding project scope and preventing scope creep.
    • Identify shifts in timing, deliverables, and resources while communicating potential impacts.
  • Project Schedule Management
    • Develop and manage project timelines based on hour needed to complete the deliverables required.
    • Able to break project down into small pieces (stages) and understand the deliverables at each stage.
  • Project Cost Management
    • Determine and manage project burn reporting with finance team including tracking, mitigating, and reporting on a weekly and monthly basis.
    • Partner with finance, account, creative, and production teams to ensure weekly and monthly tracking of budget and hours is accurate and within scope.
    • Ensure client billing is accurate by tracking, reporting, evaluating, and controlling projects.
  • Project Quality Management
    • Working with Quality Control lead, ensure process, documentation, reporting, and other enhancements are enacted as needed in order to ensure client satisfaction and optimal product delivery.
    • Capture lessons learned throughout a project and apply lessons to future projects, as well as develop and implement plans for best practice enhancements and improvements.
  • Project Resource Management
    • Engage and manage appropriate talent and resource allocation at all project stages.
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking for resourcing all projects.
  • Project Risk Management
    • Manage and communicate with risk management tools on a daily basis.
    • Ability to perform qualitative and quantitative risk management with skill and confidence. Ability to accurately articulate risk management/mitigation plans and escalate high risk issues with management.
    • Define, manage, and mitigate risks, including taking a proactive, approach to solve issues before they arise or manage as they come up.
  • Project Communication Management
    • Ensure involvement of the appropriate teams during each project phase.
    • Drive open and honest communications across all teams to ensure no roadblocks in projects.

 

Required Skills:

  • 3-6 years of project management experience within an advertising agency or with multi-agency teams across disciplines.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Solid track record of successfully leading projects from initiation to completion on time, on budget, and within scope, including resource management across disciplines.
  • Complete understanding of principles of marketing and communications planning, including strategy, creative, and production practices.
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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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Account Director

Critical Skills:

  • Business and Category Acumen: Leads the account management team in creating innovative marketing solutions in a clear and smart manner. Can lead development of strategy to address the problem we are solving.

 

  • Developing People: Establishes the work ethic expectation. Challenges, inspires and hold team accountable for great work. Understands and manages for their strengths and weaknesses. Develops growth plans, monitors progress and provides timely feedback. Actively participates and coach’s individuals with clarity and momentum.

 

  • Inspiration and Direction: Acts as the energizer that sparks team motivation toward success. Recognizes the dynamics of a highly charged, creatively driven advertising agency. Knows how to smooth out frayed edges while respecting emotions. Fosters a positive work environment with maturity and good judgment.

 

  • Idea Catalyst: Guides the team on areas to be explored. Knows when we are on to something and can galvanize the group around it. Helps pre-sell and pave the way by refining ideas into a more formalized POV to be shared internally or externally.

 

  • Creative Advocacy: Takes a leadership role in creating an environment and atmosphere that encourages the pursuit of big ideas. Can diplomatically push creative envelope while keeping a knowing eye on where the boundaries lay. Guides the development of a sell-in strategy in partnership with Strategy and Creative teams, pre- conditions the client, and protects the big idea once sold.

 

  • Critical Thinking, Both Intuitive and Analytical: Is comfortable with data—can dig and tell a story in several ways. Asks the right probing questions.

 

  • Persuasion Skills: Can confidently present CMO level deck—able to think on his/her feet, redirect when necessary and answer questions confidently. can command a room. Can comfortably go off script. Can persuade through a combination of thoughtful logic and emotion.

 

  • Operational Excellence: Looks ahead. Plans ahead. Stays ahead. Pulls together the right people to solve the problem. Brings smart thinking to the client while operating for agency growth and profitability.

 

Characteristics and Qualifications:

  • Requires at least 10 years’ experience in marketing or communications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Confidence to lead teams and represent the agency
  • Fosters effective teamwork and strong relationships
  • Strong problem-solving skills, initiative, and consistently adds value.
  • Great creative instincts and passion for helping develop and sell award winning creative work.
  • Commands and fosters an environment of respect and trust
  • Adaptable and flexible
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Strategy Director


 

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.
  • Is a doer. This role will be responsible for producing decks, possibly a lot of them, in addition to spending a lot of time with the client (they are local) and walking them through our strategic positioning.

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Help create and present thoughtful and provocative strategies, creative briefs, brand ideas, and experience plans.
  • Support the Group Strategy Director in day-to-day strategic output.
  • Is a leader and has accountability.
  • Maintain a deep knowledge of category and competitive activity.
  • Partner with creative and account director peers to develop disruptive ideas and experiences at multiple customer touch-points.
  • 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 8+ years’ experience in planning, strategic planning and related

communications experience.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Post-Graduate/Portfolio School study in advertising or brand strategy is a nice to have.
  • Marketing background, creative problem-solving, and a doer/builder of decks.
  • Ability to think creatively and evidence of success in developing brands and delivering them to market.
  • Strong communication skills, an imaginative writer, and enthusiastic presenter with proficiency in Keynote.

 

 

 

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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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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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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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DDB Corporate, New York

New York
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New York, NY 10022

+1.212.415.2000

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DDB New York

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

+1.212.415.2000

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Art Director – Oncology

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute layout and designs based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work independently and/or with a creative partner and producers
  • Work conceptually and tactically, as requested
  • Work within appropriate brand, style and medical guidelines
  • 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 as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Mastery of industry-standard design software/tools (Adobe CC, MS Office, etc.)
  •  4+ years of experience; previous experience as an Art Director or Designer within an advertising agency healthcare group preferred 
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
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Copywriter - Oncology

Responsibilities:

  • Conceive and execute content based on approved client/agency strategy
  • Work independently and/or with a creative partner and producers
  • Maintain medical and grammatical, following appropriate style, brand, and medical guidelines
  • Work conceptually and tactically, as requested
  • 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 as requested

 

Qualifications:

  • Healthcare copywriting experience at an ad agency is a plus (4+ years)
  • Mastery of the mechanics of writing: punctuation, spelling, structure and organization of writing
  • Understanding of AMA style
  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree or equivalent business experience preferred
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Creative Director (Copy)

Creativity

·       Provides overall thought-leadership for clients in the area of communications solutions

·       Oversees all creative development from concept to final delivery for all agency clients

·       Provides proactive contributions to the client’s business, demonstrating best-in-class product (innovation and quality)

·       Drives collaboration with mainline and marketing objectives to ensure integrated, synergistic creative approach

·       Fosters innovation and quality to ensure delivery of the best creative product in the industry

Productivity

·       Creates optimum structure to provide effective, efficient development of creative product

·       Allocates appropriate personnel for all creative assignments

·       Monitors all project milestones, deliverables, and risks to account leaders and senior management, communicating progress, issues, and accomplishments

·       Works with Account Directors to secure and drive new initiatives for clients

·       Oversees flawless delivery of creative deliverables in progress and the final product

·       Ensures that the effort of the creative team are aligned and focused

·       Provides clear direction to teams on their creative work, ensuring that it meets client’s goals and strategies

·       Monitors overall quality of agency creative output providing direction and leadership

Knowledge and Skills

·       Prepares and delivers presentations representing the creative with in-depth knowledge of why choices are being made

·       Contributes to and fosters a growing library of knowledge around creative work and options

·       Provides insight and analysis of trends and projections in all communications channels

·       Has developed and shares a high level of visual literacy / understanding of typography, illustration, color theory, and photo manipulation

·       Exhibits exceptional verbal communication skills, including ability to speak effectively before to senior management internally and externally

 

Relationships / Communications

·       Constantly works to improve communications and processes necessary for optimum creative output

·       Supervises, supports, and inspires creative leadership throughout the agency

·       Accurately communicates team’s efforts internally / externally and reward success within team

·       Has primary responsibility for creating, building and maintaining company creative reputation

·       Fosters strong collaborative relationship with account management and other departments to ensure innovative and seamless delivery

·       Is responsible for awareness and communication of creative successes both internally and externally

Leadership

·       Is responsible for attracting, recruiting, developing and retaining top creative talent

·       Builds positive environment for the development of the highest quality creative product

·       Provides evaluation, mentorship, and counsel to direct reports

·       Demonstrates ability to lead cross-disciplinary team members

·       Stewards career management and mentorship

·       Ensures strong morale through open and constant communication and team leadership

·       Has developed a reputation that commands respect among all stakeholders

·       Undergraduate degree in an associated field

·       Must have 8+ years in creative role in an advertising agency including 4 years in a management position

·       Strong management experience including major and multiple client relationship and campaign

·       Experience across all communications channels and business categories

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Senior Account Executive

Responsibilities:

  • 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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DDB San Francisco

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

+1.415.732.3600

ddbnorthamerica.com

Integrated Producer

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.

We are seeking an Integrated Producer who is passionate about delivering unforgettable productions with a solid background in digital. As an Integrated Producer in our fast-paced agency, you will bring to life smart, innovative, impactful and memorable cross-channel work.

You will need to be well versed in digital/social media video, event, or real-world brand activation, web series, TV campaigns as well as new and emerging technologies. Our Producers work side by side with our creative, account management and strategy teams to create meaningful, smart content and experiences that connect with consumers in all the different places they live and play.

DDB Integrated producer must be:

SUPERHERO who will handle multiple projects (both large and small) simultaneously, pull all the projects over the finish line on time and within budget, and be disciplined but at the same time will be flexible to adapt to a fast-paced and always changing work environment demands.

An UBER LEADER who will manage with graceful tenacity and drive when partnering with internal and client teams.

SOOTHSAYER who is adept at “seeing around the corner” to identify communication, logistical, financial or scheduling challenges.

MAGICIAN who cannot say “no” and finds innovative solutions to resolve problems. 

STANDARD BEARER who will relentlessly uphold the creative vision. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Lead all teams through the creative and production process with strong communication between creative, strategy, account, business affairs and partners. This starts with the kick-off and end with archiving, reconciliation and debrief.

Managing all logistical aspects of production; scoping the job, budgeting, creating the project plan and calendar, the bidding and contract process, billing and invoice tracking, coordinating meetings and sessions with pre and post production partners.

Communicate project status to team and clients on a regular basis, maintain internal status reports. Ensure proper change management documentation is executed as scope changes or project priorities shift, and that new requirements and deadlines are communicated to the team. 

Experience with managing a wide range of digital projects, including banners, emails and website updates.

Collaborate closely with creative and design teams to provide inspiration during creative development.

Develop nimble, efficient models for production at scale and adjust that plan when needed.

Qualifications:

Strong Reel/Portfolio – that demonstrates a passion for creativity, a commitment to the best production values regarding budget, and an ability to build on an already great idea through production choices and creative problem-solving.

Experience– 5 to 7 years relevant production experience with an emphasis in digital.

Results-Oriented – a proven track record of delivering results that demonstrates superb quality and integrity of the work.

Collaboration – the ability to partner and work with production, creative and account teams, developers, vendors, and clients. 

Flexibility – you can adapt to new ideas, processes and business problems with ease and enthusiasm.

Innovative – put forth new and creative solutions to the time and budget constraints.

Relationships– strong established relationships with industry’s top production partners, a good network of scrappier resources, and the drive to continually seek out and vet new partners and talent that will elevate our work creatively.

Production – understanding of underlying digital technologies and platforms, including previous management of projects involving HTML/CSS, ad servers, web content management systems and templating engines, and e-mail delivery platforms.  As well as a baseline knowledge of other production mediums including print, OOH and video.  

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

 

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Administrative Assistant

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.

We are looking for a smart, motivated Administrative Assistant to support 5 senior leaders across our Account and Creative departments with a variety of administrative responsibilities. You shine under pressure and create order from the chaos.

This is a great opportunity for an individual who is computer savvy, detail oriented, an excellent communicator, and likes working with fun people in a creative environment.

Our ideal candidate will be a highly motivated professional who delivers excellent client service to all levels of an organization, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be approachable, team oriented and committed to results. The position primarily reports to the VP, Head of Talent.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Book travel and guest arrangements (when needed)
  • Calendar management
  • Identifies, organizes and implements administrative projects independently and in accordance with deadlines
  • Assists when needed with the coordination of external and internal meetings
  • Prepares expense reports and completes timesheets
  • Orders, sets up, meals/refreshments as required
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of privileged communications and documents
  • Help plan and coordinate company parties/events
  • Provide adhoc support across the agency when needed

Required Qualifications

  • Associate Degree or prior work experience a plus
  • 1-2 years of administrative assistant experience preferred
  • Ability to move quickly and make on-the-spot decisions without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities at once
  • Track record of consistently going above and beyond
  • Ability to maintain composure and sense of humor in high-pressure situations
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a diverse set of personalities.
  • Ability to build rapport with all levels of an organization and maintain the highest level of professionalism in the execution of their role
  • Resourceful, flexible, and easily adapts to changing priorities
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office (Word, Power Point and Outlook)
  • Passion for the Administrative role

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

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Strategy Director

 

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.

 

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 and move target audiences to action.

 

We are currently seeking a Strategy Director to lead our statewide energy client. One part business strategist, one part content strategist, and one part data and analytics fan. This candidate will be responsible for applying their right-brain grey matter to the development of audience insights, brand vision, content strategy, and measurement planning. They will have an eye for breakthrough work and strive to lead clients to creative work that is both effective and famous. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages client relationships and proactively develops future campaign initiatives and thinking
  • Leads client, agency partners, and others in development of a master plan that results in an integrated and successful campaign
  • Synthesizes technical information into more digestible and accessible ideas that inspire more relatable creative solutions
  • Develops creatively inspiring briefs and propositions to drive clarity in the quality of creative work in the group
  • Inspires internal teams, clients, and external teams in how strategic communications can be used to bring ideas to life, ensuring that the creative team have a sophisticated understanding of how the product works and how we can highlight unique benefits or strengths
  • Analyze short and medium-term goals and determine team objectives and identify the necessary critical tasks to achieve these objectives
  • Is seen as the Strategy Champion for training and development and facilitates organizational learning when it comes to planning tools and practices, as well as, promoting knowledge and sharing
  • Engenders respect and builds effective relationships with business partners at the appropriate levels

Qualifications:

  • 6-8 years strong brand planning experience (may currently be a Sr Strategist, but working at a Director level)
  • Digital native, who is comfortable building integrated campaigns and utilizing content strategy and playing to different channel strengths to increase audience impact
  • Analytics experience – knowledge of correct metrics to use, quantitative analysis of marketing efforts and results, and how to utilize metrics to improve campaigns
  • Adept at working with creative teams from briefing and conception into production, and passionate about bringing new thinking to the ideation process
  • Strong communication skills, a gifted writer, comfortable presenting and leading meetings with mid to high level clients and colleagues.
  • An appetite/talent for simplifying the complex and creating inspiring, interesting briefs where others might fear to tread 
  • Ability to manage multiple work streams seamlessly and independently
  • A keen and curious mind that helps brands take inspired leaps rooted in cultural insights
  • The ability to not just deduce and distill, but also to project and inspire 
  • A true team player that has the ability to collaborate with clients and multiple agency partners on strategies 

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

 

 

 

 

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Account Executive

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.

We are looking to add a smart, driven, passionate Account Executive to our team to work on a global piece of business.

Account Executives are passionate about getting the job done.  In fact, they are the ultimate project manager, firing on all cylinders all the time. They assist in the execution of all marketing activities driving their business.  They anticipate the entire process, from who is involved, to what needs to get done, and how it all fits together. Account Executives contribute to their client’s business through their strong understanding of the creative product and their role in its creation, and through their knowledge of the client, the client’s business and their consumer.  They are expected to act and think creatively and strategically, contributing to their team, but also owning their projects and integrating around ideas.  Account Executives must inspire confidence to deliver the integrated resources that best meet the needs of their client’s business.

Core attributes of an Account Executive are: Contributor, Solution-Oriented and Idea-Oriented.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

·       Proactively questions and problem-solves with creative, production and strategy departments to ensure smooth progress on all client projects.

·       Adept at identifying potential problems and developing recommended solutions to review with their Account Supervisor/Group Account Director.

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

·       Participates in the assessment of creative from a strategic perspective; offering relevant, insightful feedback and developing the case to sell the work.

·       Takes initiative with clients, proactively offering thinking and ideas.

·       Doesn’t just identify problems, but actively seeks process solutions and brings these forth to their manager. 

·       Responsible for the timely and accurate issuance of all status and budget reports to the client and agency team members. Ensures budgets and timelines are met and alerts team of potential issues.

·       Excellent time and project management skills.

·       Demonstrates detailed knowledge of their client’s business.

·       Co-Owns, with Strategic Planner, the consumer (and the facts and context surrounding them), the product facts, the legal liability (what we can/can’t say in communication); and the competitive landscape. 

·       Understands the role of strategy holistically; can take consumer insights and relevant brand data and use them to develop cogent strategic options for the team to consider.

·       Understands how each assignment fits into the brand scope, why an idea is right, and the context surrounding that idea (the source of volume, the frame of reference, etc.).

·       Has thorough knowledge and understanding of agency processes and the time required to complete each stage. Can formulate the implication of changes to budget and delivery timelines.

·       Demonstrates fiscal responsibility.  Establishes brand non-working budget forecasts and manages client estimates and billing.

·       Displays a superior understanding of the needs of each department (agency and client side when necessary) that will be involved in the execution of client projects. Provides key, relevant information to these departments in a timely manner.

·       Has a working knowledge of all DDB tools and the credentials and processes of partner companies.

·       Effectively fields questions from various departments pertaining to a brand/project, by demonstrating an understanding of client objectives, issues and requirements. 

·       Forges strong relationships among key partner agencies to facilitate the smooth progress of client projects.

·       Builds client confidence by demonstrating an ability to creatively manage and deliver a quality product, on time, on strategy and on budget.

·       Keeps managers and entire team informed of key developments on the business.

·       Maintains constant contact with client counterpart to update them on the status of projects.

·       Demonstrates strong presentation skills, both in preparing materials required and in delivery. Excellent written skills.

·       Is the ultimate project manager; knows how to get it done.  Is the go-to person for the execution of all advertising plans.

·       Where possible, makes problems go away through proactive management.

·       Takes initiative to make appropriate decisions and uses good judgment when doing so. 

·       Exhibits integrity, professionalism, dependability and mature thinking. 

·       Practices agency belief system and lives the DDB values.

 

Qualifications:

·    3+ years of professional experience in Marketing/Advertising.

·    Digital experience a MUST, print/TV and prior global experience (nice to have).

·   Strong facilitation/presentation skills, both in preparing materials required and in delivery. Excellent written skills.

·    Solution-oriented, assertive and resilient.

·    Readiness for personal responsibility.

·    Strong project management skills.

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

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Senior Copywriter

We are looking for an established Sr. Team who together are looking for an exciting new opportunity.  Below will give you a sense of what we are looking for in both a Sr. CW and a Sr. AD. 

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)

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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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

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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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 Producer

Responsibilities Include:

  • Being the point person on specific production projects
  • Managing day-to-day production activities for assigned projects, including leading pre-production, talent outreach, production, editing, and post-production.
  • Creating Runs of Show for on-site events
  • Create schedules, work with finance to set up vendors, determine resources, track costs and project completion requirements
  • Managing legal issues including licensing music/footage and releasing talent
  • Generating and creating production budgets and production schedules
  • Helping to build content strategy
  • Executing overall social content calendar against the social brand strategy
  • Ensure team establishes and maintains appropriate processes, procedures, forms and job tracking to keep deliverables on time and on budget.
  • Tracking timelines, kick-offs, managing flow of projects and helping manage resource bandwidth.

Experience & Skills

  • You are a master of social media and understand best practices and trends on the various sites (Instagram, FB, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, etc.).
    • You love to travel and are always for the next adventure.
    • You love being the “coach” and putting team members in the best position to succeed. Others look forward to working with you – knowing you bring unique perspective and solutions to the table.
    • You have managed nimble, on-site social productions with influencers and/or talent at high-profile sports or entertainment events.
  • You are a trend hunter – up to date to social & tech & target behavioral trends
    • Must have solid knowledge of commercial and content production.
    • Must have 4-6 years of experience at a brand, agency, or publication.
    • Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, nimble environment with minimal budgets.
    • Must be detail oriented with excellent organizational skills.
    • Must possess curiosity, ethics, and standards.
    • Must have the ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects, working under tight deadlines.
    • Able and willing to implement process, but flexible enough to know when exceptions are required.
    • Must be a self-starter, able to execute with excellence without close management; comfortable working in satellite offices or with management in a different location.
    • Must possess excellent problem solving skills; critically important to have ability to anticipate problems and clearly articulate creative solutions.
    • Ability to consistently display a professional demeanor and stay cool under pressure; resilient in the face of challenges.
    • Natural leader who can help rally and steer projects to keep them on track.
    • Nice to Haves:
      • Photography, Videography, Editing skills (Aftereffects, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, etc.)
      • Familiarity with Smartsheets, Trello, Workfront and/or other collaborative tools
      • Wild card skills! Our team is diverse in the skills they bring to the table – and we value that hugely. We cover a lot of different topics, so tell us about your hobbies, interests, prior lives, etc.
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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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Tribal Worldwide, New York

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

+1.212.515.8600

Velocity OMC, New York

New York
437 Madison Ave
New York, NY 10022

+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

twicebrand.com

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

Digital Marketing Strategist/Analyst

Digital Marketing Strategist/Analyst – 6 month contract

The Digital Marketing Analyst will pair their considerable digital marketing experience with skills in data collection, analytics and storytelling to deliver valuable insights and evidence-driven strategy for our internal teams and clients.  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.

You will:

  • Act as digital SME and work directly with clients, team members and senior leadership to develop analytics strategies
  • Demonstrated analytical ability with digital measurement.  Experience understanding digital behaviours to implement actions/optimizations that improve profitability and drive revenue
  • Configure web analytics platforms and lead/advise/implement tagging strategies that align with overall business objectives
  • Lead analytics on projects of varying sizes and complexity across a broad cross section of agency teams
  • 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
  • Drive improvement in digital testing design and interpretation.
  • Track daily, weekly and monthly business performance goals and provide trend analysis
  • Develop and deliver dashboards to stakeholders

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
  • Demonstrated experience in requirements gathering and documentation for web analytics implementation including KPI development, tagging and report automation.
  • Expert level capabilities with Adobe Analytics and/or Google Analytics
  • Experience with tag management platforms (DTM, GTM, Tealium IQ, Ensighten Manage)
  • Experience with SQL to access and analyze data
  • Experience with Tableau or other visualization tools
  • Strong knowledge base in all facets of web analytics(data capture, measurement, reporting and translation into business and/or behavioural insights) is a plus

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with R and/or Python
  • 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

Production Artist

 

Production Artist

 

About Us

 

At Flexx Studio, we execute and deliver final print & digital projects for creative campaigns. We serve the blue-chip clients of multiple creative advertising and communication agencies.

 

The Role

 

We are looking for an experienced Production Artist to join our team. In this role you will work with Creative and Account Teams to execute projects to final files based on the vision of the creative team and production specifications. Our ideal candidate considers their skill at the intermediate to senior level and is an individual that is comfortable working within tight timelines.

 

Responsibilities

 

In the role of Production Artist, your day to day responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

 

  • Work with Project Managers to execute Art Director’s concepts into production-ready files ready for print or digital deployment
  • Develop a thorough understanding of client brand guidelines
  • Comply with quality standards for the team
  • Keep on top of current trends and the latest technological advances
  • Obtain feedback and collaborate with others
  • Adhere to timelines and schedules

Qualities & Qualifications

 

Our ideal candidate has 4+ years in a production role for an agency, studio or similar. You have had varied experience, with exposure to digital production, and are comfortable working with either. In addition you are someone that has:

 

  • A passion for learning and self-improvement.
  • The ability to solve problems quickly and creatively.

 

 

 

Application Process

 

If you are interested in applying, please submit your application, in the form of a resume and cover letter, to David.hylton@flexxstudio.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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DDB Canada, Vancouver

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

+604.687.9819

www.ddbcanada.com/

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 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 minimum 3-5 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

Group Account Director

Group Account Director

DDB Canada is looking for a dynamic, creatively focused Group Account Director to join their award winning team.  You must thrive in a fast paced environment, be self motivated and hardworking with a true passion for creative problem solving. As the senior agency team member, you will be intimately involved in the development of the brand plan and will be required to provide overall direction to ensure that plan is implemented effectively. In addition, you will need to have vision and determination to identify and develop opportunities to grow our clients’ business. Within the agency, you will be building strong relationships with the internal teams as well as leading inspiring and mentoring the account team.

If you have a minimum of 10 years experience in advertising, a creative approach to your work and the ability to think out of the box we want to hear from you. 

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 June 14, 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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Digital Media Manager

This opening is for our Edmonton office.

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

As a digital leader in our thriving Edmonton office, you will work within our integrated media team, overseeing digital media buyers and PPC specialists. In the role of our senior strategist, you will consult with clients, maintaining a strong knowledge of their business needs and objectives, and developing innovative and effective digital media strategies. You’ll also oversee and assist with the planning and execution of media plans, from campaign setup through to optimization, analysis and accounting.

What you’ll bring to the position:

  • 6+ years’ experience in a digital planning/activation role in a media or advertising agency or client-side team
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver impactful, large-scale digital media strategies
  • Deep knowledge of paid media platforms and technology including Facebook, Google, Bing, Twitter, LinkedIn, various DSPs and ad servers
  • Determined to validate data and prove out CPA and ROI, experience with attribution and ROAS analysis
  • Analytical ability to extract insights from data and relate the “story” back to client’s business goals
  • Excellent presentation, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to manage a fast-paced, fluctuating workload, while mentoring and supporting team members
  • Experience with any of the following a plus: e-commerce, marketing automation solutions, DMPs

Come work with an amazing team passionate about doing great work for great clients. You’ll build an impressive portfolio of regional and national clients, 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, flexible work options and great office environment.

 

How to apply:

Please upload your cover letter and resume before June 27, 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 (2014-2018) and was awarded Social Media Agency of the Year at SocialWest’s 2017 and 2018 Hashtag Awards. Known for advertising that generates significant results for clients, 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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Digital Media Coordinator

This opening is for our Edmonton office.

DDB Edmonton is seeking a Digital Media Coordinator to support our busy media team. Work at Alberta’s leading marketing agency and kick-start your career alongside the best in the business.

You’re a digital-savvy administrative dynamo with a knack for numbers and laser-sharp attention to detail. You read the “Why am I being targeted?” disclosures on Facebook with interest, and you’re up to speed on the latest announcements from Google. Highly organized, committed, and accurate, you’re passionate about media and want to work as part of a talented team to execute a wide variety of campaigns for an enviable list of top-rate clients. Your relevant education and past agency or digital experience is a definite asset.

At DDB you’ll work in a fast-paced environment where career development, comprehensive benefits and creative perks are a big part of the job. And you’ll be joining a team of smart, dedicated media strategists with a passion for work that’s second to none.

Must have skills and experiences include:

  • Completion of relevant degree or diploma (post-secondary course work in digital marketing, analytics, math or statistics an asset)
  • 1-2 years of full-time marketing, agency and/or digital experience
  • Ability to manage multiple projects using proven project management skills
  • Excellent time management, organizational and research skills
  • Experience with software data entry an asset
  • Familiarity with online advertising platforms including Google Ads and Facebook Business Manager
  • Experience producing data driven reports, Google Data Studio experience an asset
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel including pivot tables
  • Current Google Certifications an asset

Note: This position is focused on paid media exclusively and does not involve content creation.

 

How to apply:

Please upload your cover letter and resume before June 19, 2019.

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

 

About DDB Canada

DDB Canada is one of 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), and was awarded Social Media Agency of the Year 2-years in a row at SocialWest’s 2017 & 2018 Hashtag 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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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/

Account Director

Anderson
 

Account 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

Reporting to the EVP, Director of Strategic Planning, an Account Director is solution oriented, always thinking about their business, anticipating issues, and can integrate ideas & solutions and creative strategies while ensuring the effective implementation of each to produce superior results.

 

Responsibilities

 

The day-to-day responsibilities of the Account Director will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • The quality and thoroughness of the agency’s work for the individual client at a macro level, from the planning and development of advertising to recommendation of communication programs which will achieve the client’s marketing goal. This requires an understanding of how to inspire and manage the creative department, as well as the ability to recognize great advertising ideas.
  • Managing team members who report directly into the Director, and whose overall performance and career progression the Account Director is responsible for.
  • To maximize opportunities to add value to client’s business by offering new and innovative communication ideas.
  • Achievement of profit objectives for the individual client consistent with profit plans for the office and company and driving the business to look for new revenue/service opportunities (organic growth).
  • Facilitates the management of integrated resources (including external partners) on Client’s behalf.
  • Ensures that Client expectations and desired results are achieved.
  • Make major strategic and creative presentations to the client.
  • Building and maintaining a sense of commitment, enthusiasm and responsibility among members of both the account group and other agency departments.
  • Tactical plan creation/presentation
  • Actively seek non-traditional solutions to marketing problems
  • Implementation of Marketing Tools in the strategic/conceptual work processes
  • Integral to the marketing plan development process:
  • Communicate key Client issues/initiatives to team
  • Oversee creation of situation analysis/competitive overview
  • Generate key issues/objectives/strategies
  • Manage tactical brainstorming
  • Supervise development of tactics/budget/timing
  • Manage internal approval process
  • Present final product to Client
  • Develop/maximize Client relationships
  • Conveys the Client’s challenges and perspective to the entire Agency team
  • Responsible for actively motivating training and helping other account team members achieve peak performance; anticipate/address performance issues quickly and directly
  • Involved in new business pitches as needed
  • Responsible for keeping senior management briefed on account activities
  • Embody service-oriented attitude and uphold quality standards in servicing the Client
  • Foster Client understanding of the agency’s needs and perspective
  • Establish credibility with Clients at all levels
  • Maintain regular Client contact at all levels and become integral part of Client team, ensuring that the Client is updated and briefed on all relevant account activity
  • Responsible for Managing Clients’ Budgets and Agency Revenue flow
  • Champion of the Agency both internally and with all Clients
  • Knowledgeable in both offline and online
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualities & Qualifications

 

We are looking for an individual who is very organized and is a strong team player, in addition to having;

  • University Degree
  • 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

 

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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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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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.

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Anderson DDB, Montreal

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

+1.514.844.9505