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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!

Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer works independently on assigned projects, or as a member of a project team. The designer works up concepts and fulfills layout assignments according to supplied strategic and creative input. The designer may, on occasion, work directly with Account Executives but more typically works under the direction of an Art Director or Creative Director. Reports to the Creative Director.

Knowledge of production processes, with experience in digital illustration and layout software including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and other industry design and production software is necessary.

In addition the following skills are a plus:

  • Drawing skills
  • Knowledge of printing processes
  • Knowledge of paper and print specifications
  • Familiarity with type styles, type design and type specifications
  • Familiarity with stock photography as well as retouching and image manipulation
  • Desire for learning all things graphic design and industry trends
  • A great attitude and team oriented (nerf gun skills a plus)

Responsibilities:

  • Provides design and illustration (digital and/or traditional) from conception to completion as required.
  • Works with Art Director/copywriting teams to concept and complete assigned projects and campaigns.
  • Assists account teams with presentations for creative and new business pitches.
  • Maintains high skill levels in software programs required to perform assigned job functions; takes training in the use of new design and illustration software as the agency requires.
  • Assists in archiving and maintaining digital files, project hard copies, photography, illustrations, logo art, type styles, historical collateral samples, etc., of client materials and resources, and in maintaining a log of said archives to assist other department members in locating necessary files and references.
  • Maintains current computer software skills compatible with the needs of other creative team members.

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Be proficient in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator
  • Excellent communication, public speaking and writing skills.
  • Bachelors degree or similar experience in related field.
  • Prior agency experience a plus.

To apply, send your cover letter, resume and portfolio to info@thinktankprm.com or fill out the contact form below.


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.


 

Search Strategist

Job Description
The Search Strategist will drive the strategy, planning, and execution of our clients’ search engine marketing initiatives to achieve their business objectives. Through the creation and execution of search marketing plans, competitive analysis, keyword strategies, bid and budget management, creative optimization, reporting, and analysis, this individual will work to grow sales/conversions while improving efficiencies and SEM efforts for clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, create, execute, and analyze SEM campaigns across various client accounts spanning multiple industries.
  • Increase website visibility and drive traffic, conversions, and revenue through organic SEO and paid efforts.
  • Strategize, implement, and evaluate on-page updates, off-page opportunities, and local SEO initiatives.
  • Analyze and articulate results of SEM efforts. Alter strategy on an as-needed basis.
  • Collaborate with Account Executives and other internal teams to maximize SEM strategies.

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in search engine marketing — both SEO and PPC
  • Previous experience working with analytics tools including Google Analytics, Google Webmasters/Search Console, and other software intended to analyze websites, competitors, etc.
  • Solid analytical capabilities with an extreme attention to detail
  • A proven ability to multi-task with a demonstrated capacity for independent initiative
  • A proactive, take-charge attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, and writing skills
  • Understanding of direct response marketing
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite — especially Word and Excel
  • Previous experience with WordPress preferred
  • Basic understanding of HTML a plus
  • Strong performance in Bachelor’s degree program required
  • Prior agency experience a plus

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


Junior Copywriter

Job Description

We are looking for a creative copywriter to write clear and concise copy for ads, blogs, press releases, and websites. Your words will inform and engage target audiences and take into account search engine optimization and SEM efforts.

Our ideal candidate is a team-oriented, skilled, and imaginative writer with an eye for detail. If you can grasp project requirements quickly and offer valuable insight, we’d like to meet you. Please submit up to three writing samples so we can get an idea of your best work. Feel free to include links to your content or portfolio in your application.

Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, compelling copy for various mediums (e.g. ads, blog posts, newsletters, press releases, websites)
  • Work with creative professionals to build marketing projects and campaigns
  • Write clear, attractive copy with a distinct voice
  • Interpret copywriting briefs to understand project requirements
  • Collaborate with designers, PR and other professionals on large- and small-scale marketing projects (e.g. email campaigns and landing pages)
  • Conduct high-quality research and interviews
  • Edit and proofread copy as needed
  • Use SEO principles to maximize copy’s reach
  • Source images and other content

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a copywriter or related role
  • Knowledge of online content strategy and creation
  • Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Experience with SEO
  • Strong research skills
  • Creativity
  • Collaborative spirit
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • BS/BA in marketing, English, journalism or related field
  • A proven ability to multitask with a demonstrated capacity for independent initiative
  • A proactive, take-charge attitude
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, and writing skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous experience with WordPress preferred
  • Basic understanding of HTML a plus
  • Prior agency experience a plus

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

 


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