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Current Openings

Media Planner/Buyer

Duties:

  • You will assist in the researching, planning, negotiating and placing of media plans and schedules which will encompass the following:
  • Support Sr. Media Digital Strategist in the management, tracking and optimizing of SEM/paid search, digital display, paid social media and digital video
  • Oversee the approval of media invoices, reconcile billing discrepancies, and maintain up-to-date billing documentation
  • Manage the process of securing and committing to the placement of media from start to finish; i.e. documenting buys and providing insertion orders
  • Negotiate media rates, added value and ad space positions across mediums (digital, television, radio, print and outdoor)
  • Gather appropriate media metrics to help create various client reports (pre/post campaign, digital check-ins, added value, etc.)
  • Create and maintain budget flowcharts
  • Establish deadlines for all materials to inform account team, ensure traffic instructions and creative materials are sent to vendors
  • Build relationships with sales representatives to monitor media opportunities and marketplace conditions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Advertising
  • Previous experience in marketing/advertising, preferable with an advertising agency in the media planning/buying function
  • Have experience with both traditional and digital media
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Detail-oriented, strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Must be located in the greater Des Moines area, not a remote opportunity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience in media
  • Experience with digital platforms such as: Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Business Manager, Datorama or Tableau, Google Ad Studio, etc.
  • Experience with media tools such as, but not limited to: MRI, Nielsen, Strata, Scarborough, Telmar, Simmons, Kantar, etc.
  • Knowledge of general media concepts, keywords, procedures, and strategies
  • Experience with both B2C and B2B clients a plus
  • Must be located in the greater Des Moines area. This is not a remote opportunity.

Company: ZLR Ignition
Deadline: TBD

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Account Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Manage client projects through the agency to completion
  • Develop strong working relationships with your agency team and clients
  • Effectively manage work to ensure accuracy and timely delivery
  • Demonstrate strong problem-solving skills and ability to think strategically to move client brands forward
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and through written documents including client action reports, emails and other client communications
  • Knowledgeable in traditional and non-traditional media and have experience with digital advertising (web, social, content marketing).
  • Assist in building timelines, creating status reports and handling monthly billing
  • Participate in agency new business efforts (proposal research and writing)

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 4-6 year of experience in an agency Account Services position or equivalent experience in a marketing setting
  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Advertising
  • Previous experience in marketing/advertising, preferable with an advertising agency
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Detail-oriented, strong communications skills
  • Must be located in the greater Des Moines area, not a remote opportunity

Company: ZLR Ignition
Deadline: TBD

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Marketing Project Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead small to mid-size projects from start to finish.
  • Learn and work confidentially in agency tools such as Metis and Workfront to manage and monitor assigned projects. Estimate workloads, budgets, and developing schedules.
  • Understand agency process, know, and understand the guardrails, risks and quality control in place.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and effectively organize, while working on multiple projects/tasks.
  • Open, track, monitor, guide and close all jobs for assigned clients.
  • Review briefs and change orders to ensure cross functioning team has details needed to move forward on job requests.
  • Assist and develop schedules and complete timelines for projects that balances client and agency/interdepartmental needs.
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation.
  • Provide clear and timely communication on project status to all key players.
  • Offer ideas on how to move the projects forward.
  • Organize and facilitate internal meetings on projects.
  • Anticipates needs and provide proactive solutions that keep us one step ahead.
  • Serves as a positive role model by representing the SA’s Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional work experience
  • 2+ years of account coordination, marketing and/or experience working on broadcast projects preferred.
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of marketing.
  • Strong understanding of broadcasting functions and technical operations.
  • Understanding of client requirements to deliver on the job requests.
  • Basic understanding of agency disciplines to help communicate and organize a cross functioning team.
  • Demonstrated results building and sustaining complex cross-functional relationships
  • Experience thinking creatively and prototyping new ideas in an entrepreneurial manner
  • Demonstrated experience navigating a fast-paced, dynamic working environment
  • Demonstrated track record of problem-solving, experience using data to drive decision making

Company: Strategic America
Deadline: July 15, 2022

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SEO Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides leadership to the SEO delivery team; including ongoing coaching and mentoring to ensure their continued development.
  • Leads internal training initiatives for all teams relating to website performance and optimization.
  • Leads key products and resources focused on SEO.
  • Participates as necessary in sales presentations and calls relating to SEO or increasing organic search engine traffic.
  • Builds strategic partnerships with clients and related product teams to drive successful growth to our client’s websites.
  • Benchmarks current state KPIs to identify enhancement opportunities and utilize data to understand the scope, impact, and priority of projects.
  • Manage relevant key agency relationships (Cirrus ABS).
  • Evaluates tools and resources that assist the agency in providing positive SEO results.
  • Assists with the introduction or testing of new features that may improve organic landing experiences and website search rankings.
  • Integrates user research, market analysis, and community feedback into product requirements.
  • Informs product decisions with quantitative and qualitative data on user behavior and experimentation.
  • Owns inter-departmental collaboration for united SEO experience to our clients. Partners with Client Strategist to define and articulate SEO guidelines, principles, expectations, and goals and success metrics for each client.
  • Serves as a positive role model by representing the SA’s Core Values.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Requirements:

  • 3+ years of product manager experience in an Agile environment
  • 2+ years of management experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Extensive knowledge of SEO datasets and current tools.
  • Strong quantitative and statistical research knowledge.
  • Self-starter with proven ability to successfully collaborate with internal stakeholders.
  • Solid presentation, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to make decisions for the benefit of the team.
  • Excellent organizational management skills.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong supporter of SA’s desired culture.

Company: Strategic America
Deadline: July 15, 2022

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