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Big ideas. Small egos. We create brands, build websites and generally do everything we can to make our clients love us. That’s AOR in a nutshell. We LOVE what we do—and we’re always looking for ways to do it better. That’s why we’re always looking for new AORians (yes, that’s what we call ourselves) to join our ranks. We're currently hiring for the positions listed below.

About the Position:

We’re looking for a Creative Director to join our growing creative team. The ideal candidate possesses exceptional presentation skills, a diverse portfolio displaying highly conceptual work, and strong leadership qualities. You will lead a team of designers and writers in a fast-paced, energetic environment. This is a full-time, in-office position.

As a CD, you will:

  • Continue to build an inspiring environment for AOR’s creative team
  • Take responsibility for the creative philosophy across departments within the agency
  • Manage the creative team
  • Champion ideas and collaboration
  • Display a thoughtful, forward-thinking approach to design and content with an eagerness to break the mold
  • Pitching and presenting both internally, and to clients
  • Direct all creative throughout the life of the project
  • Ensuring all is in brief and budgets
  • Possess a hands-on, collaborative leadership style, with a passion for inspiring and mentoring
  • Build partnerships with clients
  • Understand the commercial aspects of the agency

Requirements:

  • 5+ years as CD in an agency
  • Strong background in copywriting and storytelling
  • Ample experience developing brands
  • Own a passionate and engaging presentation style
  • An impressive portfolio of work displaying powerful conceptual work and sound content strategy
  • Proven success managing creative teams

Skills

You’ll need to demonstrate:

  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Outstanding written, verbal and presentation skills
  • Understanding of the clients’ vision
  • You soak up current trends in advertising and design
  • A proactive attitude and an open outlook
  • Resilience under tight deadlines
  • An understanding of how the creative team complements other departments
  • Software and applications involved in the creative creation process
  • Skills in managing people, projects, and resources

Please send resume, portfolio and cover letter to jobs@thinkaor.com along with your salary range.

Job Description

The Project Manager is the point-person in charge of assigned projects within the agency and is the bridge between account management and creative teams tasked with the execution of the project. They ensure the scope of the project is sound, reporting regularly on the progress of the project and that it is staying on the approved schedule and within budget. Project managers strive to deliver every project on time and within scope. Project managers are skilled at getting the best out of the people and projects that they oversee. They thrive when planning projects and working with project teams. This position would report to a Senior PM.

Overall Role

  • Confidence in project management skills
  • Ability to work well with large and diverse teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances
  • Experience with task scheduling, resource assignment, and resource management
  • Experience with project management practices and tools to create, manage, and track project performance, cost, and scope
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills

Specific Job Responsibilities (including, but not limited to)

  • Task assignment and management- get assignments in, answer any questions related to assignment, etc.
  • Coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensures that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility
  • Ensures resource availability and proper allocation
  • Develops a detailed project plan to track progress and completion
  • Schedules project kickoff meeting and project status meetings with key stakeholders
  • Manages changes in project scope, schedule, and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools, and techniques and report to stakeholders
  • Manages the relationship with all stakeholders
  • Performs risk management to minimize project risks
  • Maintains comprehensive project documentation

Job Requirements

  • At least 3 years project management experience
  • Familiar with PM software system(s)
  • Workamajig experience preferred
  • Digital experience preferred
  • Agency experience, preferably medium-size agency experience
  • Experience on a small PM team

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@thinkaor.com along with your salary range.

Job Description

The Account Executive (AE) is responsible for project management across all facets of the AOR project process. The position requires strong organizational and problem solving skills combined with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables at the same time, while exemplifying a professional and can-do attitude within a complex and dynamic agency culture.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Account Executive is the day-to-day point person for all projects and activities on the account.
  • Develop and execute B2B marketing plans that may include SEO, SEM, social, email marketing, website development, etc.
  • Understanding of the client’s business and ability to act as an extension to their marketing department
  • The Account Executive is a brand expert on their assigned account(s)
  • It is the Account Executive‘s responsibility to ensure effective/efficient account operations within the agency environment
  • Day-to-day management of all aspects of the account including strategy, creative and production is paramount to excel in this position
  • The Account Executive is expected to carry out the daily account activities, but also think and act strategically on behalf of the client
  • The Account Executive can work independently on assigned projects, keeping supervisor informed as needed, exhibiting good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Responsible for driving projects forward
  • Develop strategic and complete estimates and creative briefs for new projects
  • Solicit and understand client feedback on all jobs and create feedback documents to provide to traffic accordingly
  • He/she must be a mentor/teacher to the Account Coordinator(s)
  • Responsible for growing client relationships

Job Requirements

  • Self-starter
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Passionate about technology with an ability to learn new products and solutions quickly
  • Ability to explain technical concepts in a way everyday people can understand
  • Working knowledge of marketing automation platforms (Hubspot, Marketo, Pardot, Salesforce)
  • Solid understanding of B2B demand generation programs and lead lifecycles
  • At least 2 years account management experience
  • At least 1 year of B2B marketing; experience working in enterprise technology
  • Agency experience (Bonus!)
  • Management experience (Bonus!)
  • Familiar with PM software system (Bonus!)
  • Workamajig experience (Double Bonus!)

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@thinkaor.com along with your salary range.

Job Description

The Account Executive (AE) is responsible for program management across all facets of the AOR project process. The position requires strong organizational and problem solving skills combined with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliverables at the same time, while exemplifying a professional and can-do attitude within a complex and dynamic agency culture.  In order to move into the Account Executive role, you will need to show a high level of success in mastering the Account Coordinator duties, proven leadership, organizational and decision-making skills.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Account Executive is the day-to-day point person for all projects and activities on the account.
  • Understanding of the client’s business and ability to act as an extension to their marketing department.
  • The Account Executive is a brand expert on their assigned account(s).
  • It is the Account Executive‘s responsibility to ensure effective/efficient account operations within the agency environment.
  • Day-to-day management of all aspects of the account including strategy, creative and production are paramount to excel in this position.
  • The Account Executive is expected to carry out the daily account activities, but also think and act strategically on behalf of the client.
  • The Account Executive can work independently on assigned projects, keeping supervisor informed as needed, exhibiting good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Responsible for driving projects forward.
  • Develop strategic and complete estimates and creative briefs for new projects.
  • Solicit and understand client feedback on all jobs and create feedback documents to provide to traffic accordingly.
  • He/she must be a mentor/teacher to the Account Coordinator(s).
  • Responsible for growing client relationships

Reports to

Account Supervisor

Supervises

Account Coordinator(s)

Account Intern(s)

Requirements

  • In office position = consistently
  • Travel = occasionally
  • After hours work/events = occasionally

Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@thinkaor.com along with your salary range.

Freelance Opportunities

Don’t see a match? Even if we don’t have a full-time position available, we’re just as eager to add new freelance talent to our on-call roster. Fill out the form below and let’s talk!

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Employee Benefits

Other than an open job, you probably want to know what perks come with it. Here are just a few that show just how much we value our employees.

 

Flexible PTO: Your life outside the agency is just as important as your life inside it. AOR employees get 10 days of PTO their first year at AOR, with the flexible PTO kicking in at the start of the second year.

Paid Holidays: Full-time employees at AOR get 10 days of paid holidays: New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and the day following, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and your Birthday (which should be a holiday, of course).

Company Profit Sharing: Our employees drive our success, so it only makes sense for them to share in our spoils. AOR offers a generous company-wide profit-sharing program.

Conference and Education Program: Our employees are super smart—but there’s always room to grow. That’s why AOR is happy to cover the registration costs and all related travel expenses for relevant conferences and educational opportunities.

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance: AOR provides health and dental insurance for all full-time employees through United Healthcare and vision coverage through Beam Vision. The company covers 60% of the employee’s monthly insurance premiums for health, dental and vision.

Retirement Plan: Currently we offer 401(k) for every employee to contribute to through our payroll system. This also allows employees to add AOR profit-sharing bonuses to their 401(k).

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