It Takes Passion…

…and a little bit of crazy to work here. And, while we are always on the lookout for great talent, we only invite a select few to join our ranks – those who we know will make us all better, smarter and more ready to meet the challenges that lay ahead. Does that sound like you? If so, please check out our current job openings below. We can’t wait to see what you’ve got.

Our Current Openings

Account Executive

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THE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE/MANAGER is responsible for daily contact between the agency and one or more client accounts. The account executive/manager interfaces with various agency departments to move projects through on behalf of the client. This includes meeting with the creative director concerning creative issues and input, the media director concerning media issues, the public relations director concerning publicity, the director of interactive marketing concerning interactive projects, the traffic manager concerning scheduling and timing and the production manager regarding out to service (OTS) and production items.

The account executive/manager has major input in developing strategic marketing plans for their clients. After plans are developed and presented to clients, the account executive/manager is responsible for carrying out the plan on a daily basis.

Four-year degree required in advertising, marketing or similar. Minimum of three years experience as an account manager or five years as an account coordinator for a full-service advertising agency. Mac proficient. Hospitality and tourism experience a plus.

Reports directly to vice president, client services.

Responsibilities:

  • Handles day-to-day activities for assigned clients.
  • Keeps apprised of progress of clients’ projects through production and traffic managers or other relevant personnel.
  • Receives client briefings. Fills out Client Contact Reports for all client meetings and distributes to appropriate agency personnel. Quickly and accurately relays Client Change Orders to all appropriate agency personnel.
  • Effectively presents, sells and defends all agency work/proposals to clients; supports other client service team members in these functions.
  • Keeps apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments.
  • Assists in preparing client invoices, proposals, marketing communications and strategic marketing plans, media and public relations plans.
  • Enter and manage all client jobs and projects through agency’s project management software, currently Workamajig.
  • Regularly checks for and responds promptly to all client communications, including calls, faxes and emails.
  • Coordinates with interactive account executive to ensure traditional/interactive synthesis of marketing efforts.
  • Oversees execution of approved programs.
  • Checks and approves creative/production materials, copy, layouts, and production art, and coordinates client approval of same.
  • Reviews billing prior to release to clients; ensures prompt collection of accounts receivable.
  • Informs account supervisor regularly of account progress for all assigned clients; involves account supervisor immediately in event of potential problems, i.e., client/agency relations, budget overruns, etc.
  • Coordinates project timing and budgets with all relevant agency personnel.
  • Actively seeks additional projects/new business from client contacts.
  • Keeps account coordinator/assistant informed of client activities.
  • Represents agency at industry and community functions.

* All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, physical capability, sexual identification/orientation, national origin, or other protected class distinctions.

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Account Coordinator

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The account coordinator provides assistance to the account management team in the day-to-day management of accounts. The account coordinator is also responsible for opening jobs, defining tasks and working with traffic to ensure that jobs are delivered accurately and on time.

The account coordinator requires project management skills. S/he must be a conscientious team player and a good organizer. Demonstration of excellent verbal and written communications skills is a must.

Reports directly to VP of Client Services

Responsibilities:

 Provides administrative assistance to account management team on day-to-day client activities, including responding to client phone calls, emails, and faxes, handling mail/packages, production and creative deadlines, media placements, etc., to ensure continued progress of client workflow.

  • Stays aware of client activities to provide backup when an account manager is unavailable.
  • Gathers and assembles background information and analyses as needed by account managers in development of briefs, etc.
  • Proactively gathers the necessary information to plan and implement assigned client projects.
  • Provides input in planning stages as requested by an account manager or production manager. Assists in mailings, processing final copy, agendas, conference reports, proposals, correspondence and other materials related to account management (except billing, production quotes/purchase orders, media plans), and preparing the above for client presentations.
  • Handles paperwork and maintains digital and hard copy files on all client activities, their competitors and their industries; maintains client correspondence file, approvals, copy, forms/documents, supplies for daily processing and tracking of account service work etc.
  • Maintains client reference notebooks and/or digital archives for all assigned accounts, detailing past work and work-in-progress, and all pertinent information needed for accurate proofreading and meeting of client standards.
  • By an account manager’s request, takes minutes at meetings, prepares and distributes contact reports (call reports) etc.
  • Ensures all media and projects proceed according to plan and deadlines, drawing attention of account executives to potential problems before they occur.
  • Proofreads copy, artwork, agency and printers’ proofs as requested; sees that all work completes the standard agency approval process before being reviewed by clients or turned over to suppliers.
  • Requires, superior project management skills. S/he must be a conscientious team player, great with organization and exhibits initiative and that “take-charge” attitude.
  • Travel and tourism experience a plus.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year as an agency intern or account coordinator.
  • Bachelors degree in business, advertising, marketing, public relations or communications
  • Mac Proficient.
  • Experience with Workamajig a plus.
  • Interactive/Digital knowledge a plus.

* All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, physical capability, sexual identification/orientation, national origin, or other protected class distinctions.

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Search Engine Optimization Manager

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Overview
The SEO Manager is responsible for coordinating and implementing SEO strategies for agency & clients. Must be goal oriented, possess exceptional attention to detail, and have outstanding interpersonal skills – culture is a priority at evok. This is a role that is interacting with account managers, the interactive team and may be called up to present to clients, all in an effort to make sure that the goals of the client are achieved.

Key Management Areas of Responsibility
Define requirements, tasks, and resources associated to SEO strategy
Manage and execute implementation of SEO strategy
Communication to team, management, and potentially clients, on strategy/project development, timelines, and results
Collaborate on client strategy and goal definition for success
Keep pace with SEO, search engine, social media and internet marketing industry trends and development
Responsible for all SEO content creation and is a contributor to the organization’s blog

Key Functional Areas of Responsibility
Perform keyword research in coordination with client business objectives to optimize existing content and uncover new opportunities
Provide SEO analysis and recommendations in coordination with elements and structure of websites and web pages
Provide recommendations and execute/manage strategies for content development in coordination with SEO goals – general and keyword specific
Develop and implement link building campaigns
Implement and administer search engine programs (XML sitemaps, webmaster tools etc.)
Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels in order to improve rankings
Monitor and evaluate web analytics dashboards and reports in order to develop and recommend SEO strategies
Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results

Professional Competencies
Passion for SEO and overall internet marketing
Outstanding ability to think creatively, strategically and identify and resolve problems
Ability to foster strong client relationships at various levels
Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points
High levels of integrity, autonomy and self-motivation
Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills

Professional Skills & Qualifications
3+ years experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Strong understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) process
Experience working with popular keyword tools (Google, WordTracker, Keyword Discovery, SEOMoz, Spyfu etc.)
Experience working with CMS and building/administering content in multiple CMS environments
Knowledge of HTML/CSS and website administration
High-level proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint/Keynote and Word
Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tools
BS/BA degree required

Compensation & Benefits
Competitive salary, plus participation in company rev share program after 90 days
Participation in company health (medical, dental) insurance plans after 90 days full-time employment
Paid vacation and sick days
Long-term disability
Discounted short-term disability and dental optional plans available

Reports to the Interactive Project Manager

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Digital Media Buyer

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Digital Media Buyer

The DIGITAL MEDIA BUYER is responsible for implementing approved online media plans by negotiating and securing the planned buys, and then tracking the results. This person must be well-versed in costs, fees, formats and other variables related to online media buying, and should be alert to changes and new opportunities of interest to clients and compatible with client goals or objectives.

A thorough knowledge of the Internet and Web technologies, and an ability to work with ad buying and tracking software as well as online tracking and monitoring tools are important. This person must have strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects.

Reports to the media director.

Responsibilities:

• Works with the media planner to implement online/interactive media plans to meet client strategic goals.

• Negotiates with /interactive/web properties to ensure the most cost-effective buys and most efficient placements.

• Maintains digital records of all online advertising and marketing contracts for assigned clients.

• Tracks and compiles statistics for evaluation of results of online campaigns; recommends strategy changes and revisions where data indicates it is necessary.

• Researches and compiles statistics on reach, frequency, CPMs, cost-per-click, CTRs, unique users, page views, conversion, cost-per-action and cost-per-sale data, for personal reference and to educate client service team members and clients.

• Works as a client service team member on assigned interactive accounts along with a designated interactive media planner.

• Understands and can clearly explain online advertising options to client service team members.

• Builds a network of online media contacts to utilize as information and research resources for the agency and its clients.

• Advises agency and clients when online advertising opportunities arise.

• Maintains online media buying and tracking systems and software.

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Intern with Us

No fetching coffee. Spend a fast-paced semester at evōk, and you will gain more experience than other interns do in a year. Whether you are on the creative, digital marketing, strategic planning, account service, interactive, social media or public relations team, you will do real work, for real clients and build your portfolio for the next step in your career, which may just be within our walls.

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