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Interested in Working at One of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work?

At Think Tank we do things differently from the “other guys” and that includes finding the best people in the industry to hire. And, since we’ve been named one of St. Louis’ Best Places to Work (as named by the St. Louis Business Journal) for the past three years in a row we can guarantee you’ll love working for us! Interested in one of our positions or in being an intern with Think Tank? Read our job descriptions below and be sure to submit your cover letter, resume, work samples/portfolio and any relevant references. If we think you’re Ninja-worthy we’ll be giving you a jingle!

Account Executive

Job Description

The Account Executive is responsible for daily contact between the agency and several client accounts. The account executive 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 video department concerning video projects, the web department concerning website and interactive projects, and the CEO to discuss the accounts overall.

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

The account executive is also responsible for gaining new business from existing clients.  S/he is not a salesperson; s/he is a service person. Reports to the CEO.

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.
  • Adds tasks into project management systems such as Basecamp after 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.
  • Regularly checks for and responds promptly to all client communications, including calls, texts and emails.
  • 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 supervisors regularly of account progress for all assigned clients; involves supervisors 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.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Excellent communication, public speaking and writing skills.
  • Experience in account management.
  • Team building skills.
  • Bachelors degree in related field.
  • Experience managing social media accounts.
  • Understanding of SEO, Google AdWords a plus.
  • Prior agency experience a plus.

To apply, send an email to info@thinktankprm.com or fill out the contact form below.


 

Social Media Manager

Job Description

The Social Media Manager is responsible for implementing strategic social media approaches that connect brands and people with thoughtful and engaging marketing solutions.

This is an opportunity to showcase your passion and deep knowledge for social media and for finding new, creative ways to deliver messaging through social content.

Responsibilities

  • Proactively driving winning ideas forward as part of their strategic planning process
  • Simultaneously managing platforms and clients in a fast-paced environment
  • Integrating social and consumer insight into context that builds brands
  • Seeking out, embracing and identifying innovative ways to amplify social advocates for our clients’ brands
  • Using relevant social data and reporting to consistently optimize social media impact and content on an ongoing basis
  • Identifying and engaging online influencers such as bloggers, YouTubers, etc.
  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification

Desired Skills

  • 2+ years social media experience required; should have a proven record of obtaining results
  • Demonstrate creativity and documented immersion in social media, with in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms
  • Strong understanding of user-generated content management, content marketing and reputation management
  • Experience with traditional public relations tactics and how they intersect with social media in today’s digital world
  • Strong understanding of social media and community trends/technology is a must, as is the ability and flexibility to own and operate day-to-day social operations
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills, including ability to juggle multiple responsibilities and shifting priorities
  • Strategic content creation and excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Agency experience preferred

To apply, send an email to info@thinktankprm.com or fill out the contact form below.


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