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Responsibilities

  • Understands the process from A to Z; not only how things get done, but why. Is active vs. passive in their pursuit of this knowledge
  • Understands simple agency financial management (revenue, expenses, profit)
  • Works with Account Executive or Project Manager to proactively anticipate budget issues
  • Accurately prepares and issues all status, contact reports, meeting notes and budget reports and issues them to the client and agency team
  • Helps monitors timelines and budgets on projects, alerting supervisor of any potential problems
  • Maintains and is the keeper of all relevant brand information (e.g. client/agency briefs, reels, timing, plans, estimates, reconciliations, research results, etc.).
  • Helps the Account Executive set up all client and internal meetings, ensuring reference documents are available and all necessary attendees are present
  • Understand client and agency structure; how and why decisions are made, who makes them and what’s important to them
  • Focuses on delivery and understanding the importance of managing client expectations
  • Helps to proof read all presentations, layouts and final art to ensure accuracy
  • Manage the administration aspects of projects (opening dockets, status reports, client lists, updating brand bible)
  • Assist in research preparation if needed
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with agency partners and all agency departments (creative, production, project management, studio, media, finance) through their delivery and focus on detail
  • Play a support role in the agency’s pursuit of new business

Requirements

  • Curious, has a can-do attitude
  • Strong people skills, team player
  • Ability to communicate in a business-like manner
  • Willingness to learn presentation skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Acrobat Pro
  • University degree with an aptitude for science
  • Career development plan: Account Executive

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • Act as key 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

  • Integrated production experience (broadcast, digital, CRM and/or XM a strong asset)
  • 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 5-8 years of relevant industry experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or similar post-secondary education an asset

Responsibilities

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

Requirements

  • Experience working with IBD brands either in the global or Canadian market. Such brands should include: Remicade/ Humira/ Stelara/ Xeljanz or Entyvio.
  • Have worked at least 1 year on the IBD market. Less than 1 year does not give enough understanding of the market forces
  • 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.
  • Having worked on a combination of brands – give a more comprehensive understanding of the market
  • Science background – gives a deeper understanding for the brand’s MOA and ability to compare between different classes

Responsibilities

  • Strategically-minded and a highly conceptual thinker
  • Proven design excellence and a problem solver
  • Strong ability to communicate creative concepts
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative work environment
  • Passion for innovating in all mediums (video, outdoor, print, experiential, digital, and social media)
  • Proven experience in UX and Web design an asset
  • Superior attention to detail and able to work within tight deadlines

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will thrive in a fast-paced business environment and must have a strong understanding of strategic marketing objectives. They should be confident in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Experience with Sketch and InVision is a plus. They are conceptual as well as being a strong designer, and are able to tackle a brief from several angles. They should be able to show how an idea can work across various mediums. They will love that no day is the same, and enjoy generating, executing and producing great ideas in a professional, friendly, creative , and integrated agency team environment. The ideal candidate will strive to produce award-winning work and have 3-5 years of solid art direction/design experience.

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

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • Provide feedback on the work of the Design team to increase the quality of the work
  • Provide input and design direction on new business pitch documents
  • Play a key role in any branding project initiatives
  • Provide input on the performance evaluations of Graphic Designers
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to the design group

Requirements

  • Patient and instructive
  • Strong design sense
  • Team player
  • 5-7 years of experience as a Designer
  • 2-3 years of supervisory experience
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Pharmaceutical experience (preferred)

Responsibilities

  • Provides copywriting expertise
  • Generates effective and imaginative headlines and copy
  • Implements strategy
  • Understands marketing and creative strategies for assigned brands
  • Translates creative strategies into dramatic, innovative executional concepts
  • Bring ideas to life with vivid language and examples
  • Maintain copy quality control throughout all aspects of the production process for both TV and print advertising
  • Able to respond to the specific needs of a campaign with an appropriate writing style
  • Participate in market research
  • Contribute to all steps of creative process, including troubleshooting of potential problems
  • Oversee submission process for copy approval team meetings
  • Organize and prioritize deadlines for multiple projects

Requirements

  • Health & pharmaceutical client experience preferred
  • University Degree preferred
  • Superior editing, proofing, and writing skills
  • Enthusiastic about the advertising process
  • Outgoing, approachable, and a team player
  • Willing to take on any task, no matter how small
  • Multi-tasker and ability to prioritize
  • Good interpersonal skills and relates well to both client and Anderson DDB personnel
  • Good organizational skills
  • Shows ability to be proactive
  • Show ability to think logically and analytically, even under pressure
  • Shows respect for agency policy and procedures

Responsibilities

  • Works well 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.
  • Understands and accepts the need to amend, revise or redevelop campaigns in response to feedback from the creative director or clients.
  • 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. Is involved in the production process including casting, dealing with production companies and directors, as well as work with typographers, designers and printers.
  • Possesses excellent written and presentation skills. Is able to sell a creative idea passionately and persuasively ensuring its link to the brief.
  • Keeps up-to-date with popular culture and trends.
  • 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.
  • Contributes to overall office morale, spirit, character and work quality.

Requirements

  • The ideal candidate will have 4-6 years experience and must be a highly conceptual thinker, with an understanding of strategic marketing objectives, highly versatile writing skills and the ability to turn complex briefs into clear, highly effective and insightful communications material. With a positive, forward-thinking attitude, you’ll be a natural fit for the evolving DDB culture.

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

Requirements

  • 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

Responsibilities

  • Copyedit and fact-check a variety of promotional and educational materials for physicians, other healthcare professionals, and patients across a variety of therapeutic categories
  • Work closely with account executives, copywriters, medical writers, art directors, strategists, and other team members to ensure that materials are of the highest quality
  • Assist writers and account executives with research and conduct online literature searches
  • Prepare projects for regulatory submission, including reference annotation
  • Maintain master list of references for each brand and build editorial style guides

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in the sciences
  • 3-5 years’ experience copyediting in a health or pharmaceutical agency
  • Superior editing, proofreading, and writing skills
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical advertising and US, Canadian, and global marketing regulations and submissions
  • Preferred experience in inflammatory disease (RA, IBD)
  • Familiarity with the American Medical Association style guide
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Champion of process

Responsibilities

With digital now out pacing traditional spend, and programmatic direct continuing to rapidly grow, there has never been a more exciting time to be a digital media buyer. And if you happen to have at least 4 years of experience running online campaigns, you’re in the right place at the right time.

Our ideal candidate has in-depth experience crafting digital media plans, conducting research and implementing buys, from optimization, to reporting and analysis, preferably in an agency environment. Building out and running display, native and social campaigns (with Facebook but also Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.) comes second nature to you. You’re performance-minded and a pro with Google and other secondary search engines, launching thoughtful search campaigns using the latest the features and strategies.

You’re passionate about data, are a born problem solver and lifelong learner. You can work independently, as well as part of a team, and have strong verbal and written communication skills. Advanced Excel and presentation-building skills give you the competitive edge and you are able to present to clients with confidence. A proven ability to meet deadlines is a must.

Google and Facebook Blueprint Certifications a must. A marketing, business or degree including coursework in math, stats or data analysis an asset.

As part of one of Canada’s top digital agencies, you’ll enjoy many of the benefits DDB has to offer. Including working alongside damn fine colleagues, being on the leading edge of the digital marketing field, ongoing learning, hot dogs once a month (we’ll explain later), a competitive salary and benefits package.

This is an 18-month Maternity Leave contract with potential for extension.

Responsibilities

  • PM Technical Skills: Proficient in project managing via a flexible approach. Well-versed in digital development needs but understands other mediums well enough to be a strategic problem solver (print, video familiarity would be a plus)
  • SOWs: Prepares complex statements of work and work back schedules with quick turnaround time and minimal revisions. *Creates or reviews statement of work documentation; accountable for top-down and bottom-up budgets to ensure scopes accurately reflect required work effort
  • Technology: Continuously learning technology and ability to quickly adapt to new technologies
  • Agency process: Advocate and champion of agency processes. * Able to define team process, communication plan and rules of engagement and manages team adherence
  • Knowledge of healthcare is a strong plus

Tactics and Execution

  • Finances: Responsible for cost management across portfolio of projects. Provides accurate and realistic cost-to-complete estimates and forecasts for assigned projects
  • Conflict resolution: Proactively contributes to conflict resolution across channels
  • Resources: Leads resource planning
  • Vendors: Manages 3rd party vendor engagement
  • Execution: Manages production of engagements from award to completion
  • Change process: Manages change request process, identifying and documenting changes in scope
  • Internal Relationships and Team Leadership: Positive influence within department. Develops strong and positive working relationships with other departments/ stakeholders
  • Management: Mentors and directs the activity of one or more PMs
  • Culture: Promotes and contributes to business unit’s culture and environment
  • On-boarding: On boards new team members to the brand/ agency process

Relationships

  • Problem solving: Confident problem solver; willing and able to have difficult conversations
  • Relationship: Engages with client procurement staff. Builds rapport and credibility with client peer based on trust and expert counsel
  • Client process: Has intimate understanding of client processes and priorities
  • Managing expectations: Ensures that appropriate client and internal stakeholder expectations are managed
  • Communication and Writing: Lead role in ensuring timely, accurate client documentation and correspondence. Presents complex data or messages in a clear, succinct, compelling manner
  • Ensures production deliverables meet client requirements

Responsibilities

DDB Vancouver is seeking a Freelance Web Developer to join our award-winning agency. The position will involve working on a large number of projects for both big-name clients and smaller, fast-growing clients.

The Freelance Web Developer should have strong back end experience as well as ability to do some front end work. This role will be working with PHP via open source CMS tools including Drupal, Craft CMS, WordPress and custom framework-based applications written on Laravel.

Requirements

  • Experience with modern PHP development
  • Experience working with APIs from vendors or third-parties
  • Experience in DevOps:
    • LAMP/LEMP
    • Hosting & deployments (AWS) and network operations
  • Experience with templating frameworks (e.g. twig)
  • Experience with CSS3 and CSS3 preprocessors (e.g. Sass)
  • Experience with Javascript libraries, frameworks and bundlers (e.g. webpack)
  • Understanding of website optimization techniques and guidelines for fast page load times
  • Understanding of website accessibility beyond basic Aria implementation (strive for WCAG AA compliance)
  • Knowledge of project management and bug tracking tools
  • Experience with version control (particularly Git), testing and continuous integration
  • Effective communication skills (code commentary and ticket updates as well as the ability to communicate directly with clients)

Responsibilities

  • Billing for the Production and Media departments
  • Revenue actualizations and forecasting per client on a monthly basis
  • Reviewing Budget Control Reports (BCRs)
  • Timely and periodic review of client billing status and WIP
  • Financial information reporting for the Client Finance and Corporate Finance teams, as requested.
  • Month-end general accounting
  • Journal entry preparation (e.g. accruals, deferrals, etc.) and processing following review and approval by the Finance Director
  • Assisting the Finance Director with monthly reporting schedules for review and approvals.
  • Adhoc reporting and analysis, as required.

Requirements

  • University degree in Finance and Accounting
  • 3 – 5 years if work experience in Advertising, or equivalent Agency experience
  • Experience with Donovan Data Systems (DDS), an asset
  • Solid analytical and problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized, with the ability to effectively manage your time
  • Flexible, with a learning mindset.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and support analytics on projects of varying sizes and complexities: including creating automated reports and dashboards, post campaign analysis/reports, ad hoc diagnostic analysis, developing profiling/scoring models and segmentation strategies, web analytics implementation, implementing multivariate testing, and quarterly and annual performance analysis presentations with senior leadership.
  • Assist in driving strategy for customer acquisition, loyalty and conversion by developing models, personas, forecasts, scores/indices to meet short/long term client objectives/goals.
  • Interpret analytics driven insights and recommend approaches and solutions that are relative to the strategic objectives of the project and client needs.
  • Use advanced analytics techniques on large data sets for the purpose of delivering ad hoc analysis and insights; formulate analytics-enabled solutions in the digital advertising landscape.
  • Facilitate and perform consistent and reliable data collection, data enrichment, data integration and attribution processes, in addition to utilizing primary and secondary research methods.
  • Post campaign performance analysis using summary statistics and diagnostic contribution analysis across segments and variables using statistical techniques and models.
  • Creation of post campaign reports/presentations that are engaging, client-friendly, insightful, incorporating best practices in data visualization and story-telling, on an ad hoc/monthly/quarterly/yearly basis.

Requirements

  • A curious, self-starter, proactive mentality with a high ‘figure-it-out’ quotient.
  • Undergraduate degree in mathematics, computer science, engineering, business analytics or marketing science is preferred.
  • 2-4 years of full-stack analytics experience that ranges across data wrangling, data blending, data enrichment, descriptive and diagnostic data mining techniques, insights generation, and client presentations.
  • At least 1 year working experience on SQL Server, or other structured relational database platforms; and intermediate level of SQL skills.
  • Experience working with email marketing platforms such as Adobe Campaign, Exact target (Salesforce Marketing Cloud), Silver pop etc.
  • Experience with web analytics platforms such as Google Analytics/Adobe Analytics (Omniture), and a sound understanding of email/web metrics and experience with tag management platforms (DTM, GTM).
  • Working experience with data visualization platforms such as Tableau (preferred), Power BI or MicroStrategy.
  • Experience working with digital channels that include email, web, experiential, social or other channels that specifically involved customer level targeted experiences, product marketing experience is preferred.
  • Strong data visualization skills that adheres to industry established best practices, and presentation skills to simplify and package complex ideas into intuitive, decision driving client presentations.
  • Sound knowledge of CRM principles, strategies and ideologies around acquisition, conversion, loyalty, engagement, retention and attrition models, consumer journey optimizations, and lifecycle marketing.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, prioritize, maintain focus while working on multiple complex projects.
  • Ability to be self-managed, work independently as well as to collaborate within an agile dynamic team environment.
  • Sound understanding of application of various machine learning modelling techniques to appropriate business problems.
  • Experience designing, executing and analyzing experiments using multi-variate testing methodologies (full/fractional-factorial).
  • Expert knowledge digital consumer behaviour on quantitative/qualitative research platforms.
  • Experience working with advanced analytics/machine learning platforms such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS, Alteryx, Azure ML, AWS ML; and/or SSRS and SSAS.
  • Experience with ad tech integrations for Adobe Campaign, Adobe Analytics, Adobe Target, Adobe Audience Manager, Adobe Experience Manager and Google Analytics360.
  • Experience with analytics driven cross-selling, up-selling methodologies for technology products with long product life times, and/or consumer packaged goods with short product life times.

Responsibilities

  • Work from a creative brief to generate clear and original ideas and concepts alongside an Associate Creative Director (Copywriter)
  • Produce sketches, storyboards or computer roughs to visualize concepts
  • Explain and support your thinking to team members and creative directors
  • Collaborate with team members, incorporate feedback and adapt your work with a positive attitude
  • Take creative lead on projects when appropriate
  • Balance multiple projects and manage your own time
  • Work under pressure, taking concepts to final execution within tight deadlines

Requirements

  • 7-10+ years of experience within a creative agency
  • Experience working on creatively driven broadcast campaigns is a must
  • Ability to establish great working relationships with clients
  • Advanced understanding of photography, typography, advertising and design
  • A keen eye for visual details and accuracy
  • A clear understanding of advertising, ranging from traditional to digital/social campaigns
  • Ability to help mentor junior-level creatives
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ensure that projects are innovative, world-class and respond to client expectations

Responsibilities

  • Work from a creative brief to generate clear and original ideas and concepts alongside an Associate Creative Director (Art Director)
  • Produce scripts, all forms of ad copy, and strategic presentations to explain concepts
  • Explain and support your thinking to team members and creative directors
  • Collaborate with team members, incorporate feedback and adapt your work with a positive attitude
  • Take creative lead on projects when appropriate
  • Balance multiple projects and manage your own time
  • Work under pressure, taking concepts to final execution within tight deadlines

Requirements

  • 7-10+ years of experience within a creative agency
  • Experience working on creatively driven broadcast campaigns is a must
  • Ability to establish great working relationships with clients
  • Advanced understanding of grammar, writing styles, and popular culture
  • A keen eye for details and accuracy
  • A clear understanding of advertising, ranging from traditional to digital/social campaigns
  • Ability to help mentor junior-level creatives
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ensure that projects are innovative, world-class and respond to client expectations

Responsibilities

  • Work from a creative brief to generate clear and original ideas and concepts alongside a Copywriter
  • Produce sketches, storyboards or computer roughs to visualize concepts
  • Explain and support your thinking to team members and creative directors
  • Collaborate with team members, incorporate feedback and adapt your work with a positive attitude
  • Take creative lead on projects when appropriate
  • Balance multiple projects and manage your own time
  • Work under pressure, taking concepts to final execution within tight deadlines

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience within a creative agency
  • Experience working on creatively driven broadcast campaigns is a must
  • Ability to establish great working relationships with clients
  • Advanced understanding of photography, typography, advertising and design
  • A keen eye for visual details and accuracy
  • A clear understanding of advertising, ranging from traditional to digital/social campaigns
  • Ability to help mentor junior-level creatives
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills
  • Ensure that projects are innovative, world-class and respond to client expectations

Responsibilities

  • Lead talent management programs (e.g. Rewards & Recognition, Performance Reviews, Wellness, etc.).
  • Manage HR operations (onboarding, payroll, benefits, HRIS, compliance, reporting).
  • Design and implement strategic HR initiatives that will help support our growth.
  • Be Zulu’s culture champion. Align culture programs and communications with agency values.
  • Be a trusted sounding board for employees and agency leadership.
  • Partner with managers and the leadership team on employee relations.
  • Support our Talent Acquisition Specialist with recruiting when hiring is busy.

Requirements

  • 6+ years of progressive HR experience; creative agency experience would be great but is not a deal-breaker
  • Subject matter expert. CHRL preferred
  • Comfortable working with employees across all levels
  • Experience working effectively in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Effective communication and people skills
  • Strong organizational skills and must be able to prioritize and juggle multiple tasks
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Sense of humour

Responsibilities

  • Project management oversight on social deliverables (i.e. leveraging existing client or sourced stock imagery or video to create platform-specific assets; coordinating the production with of net-new photography, animation or video content; vetting concepts pre-production against social platform best practices and terms of use, as well as obtaining legal consultation when necessary)
  • Ensuring social assets meet platform specifications and testing new formats prior to launch to ensure all best practices are being followed
  • Managing the production of HTML banners and Dynamic Banners
  • Leading small- to medium-sized integrated campaigns (i.e. TV, Content, Radio, Print, Out of Home and Experiential). Deliverable types and budgets will be based on experience
  • Supporting Senior Producers on larger integrated campaigns
  • Overseeing website maintenance
  • Supporting Senior Producers with the management of client website development and other digital/initiatives, as required
  • Working as a lead on internal projects such as press release pages, new business pages and other agency websites, as required
  • Creating and managing timelines and budgets
  • Project management (i.e. creating estimates, purchases orders, updating schedules, booking meetings, signing off on invoices, corresponding with vendors, completion reports, archiving files)
  • Working with cross-functional teams; providing oversight and support on client deliverables
  • Consulting with the creative and account teams during idea conception, and production teams through execution

Requirements

  • 2 to 4 years of experience in a producer/project management role
  • Is solutions-oriented with a positive “can-do” attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and written communication skills
  • Can demonstrate strong problem-solving skills & intuition
  • Is able to quickly react and adapt to changing environments
  • Is reliable, and can quickly establish trust with their team

Responsibilities

  • Assist online and colour editors, prepping projects and managing media workflows.
  • The ideal candidate would be able to execute simpler online/colour tasks as part of unsupervised days.
  • Assist offline editors on larger projects (TV commercials, long-form documentaries, branded content, etc.): ingesting footage, creating proxies, building rough assemblies, etc.
  • Be able to take over from the lead editor on these larger projects when they are unable to work in the evenings and weekends.
  • Cut your own projects: case-study videos, pro-bono work (often the most creative!) and social media videos.
  • Start to develop your skillsets in ‘running a room’, working directly with creative teams.
  • Always have a calm, professional manner and represent Zulubot in a positive way.
  • Be a great team player, willing to support each other as much as possible.
  • Be collaborative and respectful of the creative process.
  • Have a great ‘can-do’ attitude and solutions-oriented approach.
  • Have no ego (or at least not let it show!) and generally be a nice person to work with.
  • Be willing to work a changing schedule that includes evenings and weekends when needed. This is not a 9-5 job.

Requirements

  • At least 2+ years’ editing experience, either in industry or at school.
  • We are especially interested in edit assistants / junior editors with online/colour interest/capabilities.
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Premiere (we’re exclusively a Premiere shop) & After Effects
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Audition a bonus.
  • Experience with VFX and colour an asset with software knowledge of Flame, Nuke or Resolve a bonus
  • Working understanding of video formats, frame rates, encoding and delivery methods.
  • Strong visually and graphically, with an eye for detail and a good ear for music.
  • Highly organized.
  • Positive, friendly and calm under pressure.
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently.

Responsibilities

  • Under the guidance of our Executive Producer, you will oversee a range of projects (TV commercials, branded content, social media, long-form documentaties, etc.) through post-production, from initial brief to delivery.
  • You will be a key touchpoint between the agency producers and our editing team, taking briefs, estimating jobs, tracking resources/money spent and working with our Post-Production co-ordinator to book editors’ time.
  • You will manage all associated paperwork -estimates, invoices, etc.- and work closely with finance.
  • You will oversee post-production projects in a way that optimizes efficiency and profitability yet at the same time, ensures a happy and positive workplace for our talented editors.

Requirements

  • 3+ years of proven experience in a post-production environment within an agency or studio setting.
  • A solid understanding of offline editing processes.
  • Must be diligent, resourceful, meticulous and able to thrive under pressure
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail are a must
  • Must be a driver, someone who can push a project through
  • Able to communicate effectively across multiple teams with excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to handle multiple changing priorities in a dynamic environment and understand how this impacts departmental schedules
  • Proficient computer skills are required, with particular emphasis on Microsoft Excel.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the effective and efficient day-to-day operations of the account including the communication flow throughout the agency, clients and partners.
  • Direct and guide your team to ensure campaigns are consistently best-in-class, run smoothly and enter the market on time and on budget.
  • Collaborate with strategists, creative and production teams to craft engaging and impactful work.
  • Become a trusted advisor for our client. Know their business and competitive landscape and champion the work and business-building ideas. You are the client’s main day-to-day agency contact.
  • Champion the client within the agency. Share your knowledge and passion for the business internally. Advocate for insightful strategies that propel the client forward.
  • Provide marketing and communications leadership to internal and client stakeholders and partners.
  • Manage financial health tracking of the client along with overseeing key financial reporting documents (BCR, internal project status, estimate development, etc.) with Account Executive. Report key financial data to the agency’s senior leadership and finance departments.
  • Lead the interagency team as the AOR, ensuring the deliverable of other agencies align to the set strategic direction.
  • Supervise, train, motivate and review the performance of direct reports to ensure the highest level of performance.
  • Coordinate and execute miscellaneous projects as required in the daily running of the account.

Requirements

  • Five to seven years of agency experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience managing and mentoring a team.
  • Bilingual French/English – required.
  • Strong understanding of the digital landscape and its application to communications plan required.
  • High level digital production experience required.
  • Confident self-starter and critical thinker.
  • A master at crafting a well-articulated and supported point of view.
  • Experience/interest in automotive industry an asset.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the effective and efficient day-to-day operations of the account including the communication flow throughout the agency, clients and partners.
  • Direct and guide your team to ensure campaigns are consistently best-in-class, run smoothly and enter the market on time and on budget.
  • Collaborate with strategists, creative and production teams to craft engaging and impactful work.
  • Become a trusted advisor for our client. Know their business and competitive landscape and champion the work and business-building ideas. You are the client’s main day-to-day agency contact.
  • Champion the client within the agency. Share your knowledge and passion for the business internally. Advocate for insightful strategies that propel the client forward.
  • Provide marketing and communications leadership to internal and client stakeholders and partners.
  • Manage financial health tracking of the client along with overseeing key financial reporting documents (BCR, internal project status, estimate development, etc.) with Account Executive. Report key financial data to the agency’s senior leadership and finance departments.
  • Lead the interagency team as the AOR, ensuring the deliverable of other agencies align to the set strategic direction.
  • Supervise, train, motivate and review the performance of direct reports to ensure the highest level of performance.
  • Coordinate and execute miscellaneous projects as required in the daily running of the account.

Requirements

  • Five to seven years of advertising experience required; alcohol/beverage industry experience an asset. Integrated production experience required, with a focus on digital (including social) and print.
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team.
  • Proven ability to build rapport and positively influence internal stakeholders and clients.
  • Strong strategic acumen and keen instincts for smart creative ideas.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and effectively.
  • A master at crafting a well-articulated and supported point of view.
  • Initiative and drive to succeed in fast paced, dynamic and creative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Run the day-to-day business (primary client and partner agency contact); possess and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the client’s business.
  • Manage the execution of small to medium sized projects including coordination of meetings, creative revisions and approvals, providing assets to creative team in a timely manner, estimate approvals, and workback schedules. Similarly lead the execution of medium to larger sized projects, with limited supervision.
  • Seek, nurture, contribute to and help sell big ideas; be a champion of the work.
  • Support strategic/annual client marketing planning.
  • Demonstrate leadership; have a presence in internal and external meetings.
  • Resolve internal and external conflicts.
  • Be an internal resource for production information, competitive climate and brand guidelines.
  • Lead client meetings at appropriate level and liaise with clients on feedback and input as necessary.
  • Supervise, train, motivate and review the performance of direct reports to ensure the highest level of performance.
  • Oversee and execute miscellaneous requests in the daily running of the account(s).

Requirements

  • 4+ years of agency experience required; high volume account experience preferred.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience preferred, including mentoring junior colleagues.
  • In depth integrated production experience.
  • Proven ability to build rapport and positively influence internal stakeholders and clients.
  • A master at crafting a well-articulated and supported point of view.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Initiative and drive to succeed in a fast paced, dynamic and creative environment.

Responsibilities

  • Intake briefs and delegate to Events Managers from the Marketing Services group.
  • Develop the marketing execution plan in coordination with the Microsoft Marketing Manager.
  • Coordinate all campaign execution services, ensuring high-quality and timely service delivery.
  • Track and communicate campaign/event services and deployment.
  • Educate marketers about new capabilities and services to improve marketing effectiveness and performance.
  • Connect with local Digital, Data and Social Marketing Service Desk resources and Area analytics team to ensure campaign results and learnings are fully leveraged and shared with business stakeholders through campaign review meetings.
  • Ensure Global and Area campaigns are prioritized, reviewed, approved and deployed in accordance with Subsidiary opt-in plan.
  • Ensure an integrated, cross-engine campaign approach through the Response-to-Brief process.
  • Build relationships with subsidiary contacts, service centers and global teams, driving transparency and visibility.
  • Support the Central Marketing Organization Go-To-Market Leads by working closely with respective agencies and campaign stakeholders.

Requirements

  • 1 - 2 years of virtual event/live event (agency or client side) experience required.
  • Proven experience in all aspects of successful event management, ideally onsite, offsite and virtual but with an interest in setting up the Canadian events team for success.
  • In-depth knowledge of available modern marketing mediums available (i.e. social, digital display, events, webinars); experience proposing most appropriate options to execute against a strategy.
  • Intermediate understanding of Microsoft Project and Microsoft Visio required.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Foundational understanding of business, systems and process analysis required.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to craft and articulate persuasive points of view to support recommendations with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated skills in relationship management, cross-group collaboration and conflict resolution.
  • Self-starter with a proactive attitude and a desire to find creative solutions.
  • Team player: focus on winning as a team rather than individually.
  • Open-minded: work effectively across different teams and personalities.
  • Cool-headed: approach challenges with patience and an even-temper.
  • Drive for results: be persistent and know when to research vs. when to make a quick decision.
  • French fluency an asset.

Responsibilities

  • Intake briefs and delegate to Events Managers from the Marketing Services group.
  • Validate strategy, marketing objectives, KPIs, target audience, agenda, speakers, content, budget, timing expectations, etc.
  • Establish and maintain an Events Calendar.
  • Ensure all events are aligned to Microsoft’s strategy.
  • Provide pre-event coordination and execution. Includes, but is not limited to: newsletter communications, welcome packet, awareness tele- campaigns, registration / cancellations, platform feedback, collateral material, order device bar / giveaways, host travel, catering, parking, venue, security, permits, etc.
  • Ensure ROMI (return on marketing investment) and event measurement requirements are orchestrated effectively:
  • Obtain event measurement requirements from marketers.
  • Communicate event measurement requirements to event set-up and measurement resources.
  • Drive on-going improvements in efficiency of event execution/set-up
  • Help to evaluate and implement recommendations provided by marketing teams.
  • Ensure event debrief is executed to collect and document learnings and improvements for the future.
  • Share case studies with the community to improve results, foster collaboration and avoid issues.
  • Partner closely with Experiential Marketing Lead to build programs to enhance customer experience at events.
  • Partner closely with Event Managers to ensure all events shipping is completed.

Requirements

  • 1 - 2 years of virtual event/live event (agency or client side) experience required.
  • Proven experience in all aspects of successful event management, ideally onsite, offsite and virtual but with an interest in setting up the Canadian events team for success.
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel required.
  • Foundational understanding of business, systems and process analysis required.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to craft and articulate persuasive points of view to support recommendations with stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated skills in relationship management, cross-group collaboration and conflict resolution.
  • Self-starter with a proactive attitude and a desire to find creative solutions.
  • Team player: focus on winning as a team rather than individually.
  • Open-minded: work effectively across different teams and personalities.
  • Cool-headed: approach challenges with patience and an even-temper.
  • Drive for results: be persistent and know when to research vs. when to make a quick decision.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft brand and products an asset.
  • French fluency an asset.

Responsibilities

  • Process new hires: prepare offer letters, organize on-boarding process, coordinate orientation schedules and prepare employee files.
  • Complete administrative tasks including, but not limited to preparing contracts and letters, tracking vacation requests, preparing hire and termination kits, etc.
  • Work closely with Payroll to coordinate all HR changes.
  • Carry out full recruitment cycle as required – especially during busy recruitment periods.
  • Work with external immigration legal counsel regarding all aspects of VISA/immigration related issues.
  • Reply to employee inquiries regarding HR in a timely manner; follow up with employees regarding corporate policies and procedures.
  • Assist with ongoing and ad-hoc HR program and initiatives including but not limited to employee engagement, performance management, policy development, compensation, etc.
  • Update and maintain HRIS in a timely manner.
  • Provide back up support for other HR team members.

Requirements

  • 2 years’ experience working in an HR role required.
  • Post-secondary degree, diploma or certification in Human Resources preferred.
  • Proven ability to work independently while building, managing and fostering a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify process improvements, manage issues and resolve roadblocks. Impeccable ethical standards; awareness of privacy and the importance of confidentiality.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Keen attention detail.
  • Interest in pursuing the CHRP designation an asset.

Responsibilities

  • Welcome, greet and support all clients and visitors to the Agency and clients and callers on the phone.
  • Maintain a log of all visitors to the Agency.
  • Arrange local and overnight couriers.
  • Ensure reception area is neat and tidy.
  • Coordinate meeting room bookings.
  • Post service requests to building maintenance team.
  • Send all-staff emails advising staff of various information.
  • Provide administrative support as assigned.
  • Be a resource and go-to-person for staff and visitors.

Requirements

  • An enthusiastic, flexible and reliable team player.
  • Positive and pro-active.
  • Professional and discreet.
  • Previous reception or customer service experience required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel required.
  • Exceptional ability to interact effectively with visitors and employees.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and keen attention to detail.

Responsibilities

  • Drive strategy of specific projects from problem definition, insight discovery, brief writing, client presentations across both brand and go-to-market projects.
  • Work collaboratively with internal colleagues and external vendors through creative development and execution.
  • Absorb and synthesize research and other information into compelling brand and human insights.
  • Continually and efficiently monitor relevant cultural and category trends.
  • Evaluate and provide points of view on platforms and content for client consideration.
  • Build trust and respect with clients and interpret their business needs.
  • Advise and guide clients toward fresh and innovative ideas.
  • Develop consumer journeys and identify consumer touchpoints & their role within a go-to-market plan.

Requirements

  • 5 - 7 years of experience working in an agency/marketing environment in an integrated strategy role required.
  • Demonstrated integrated strategy experience across both traditional brand planning and omni-channel go-to-marketing strategies, particularly digital (web, app, social, content).
  • Proficient in using PowerPoint or Keynote to write compelling internal briefs and client facing strategy documents.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects & competing priorities simultaneously and effectively.
  • Self-starter who takes ownership and responsibility.