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  • ACCOUNT COORDINATOR-CMD

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    THINGS YOU WILL DO

    • Administrative support for account director on consumer and B2B technology clients
    • Support includes client billing, calendar management, meeting coordination, status reports, and maintaining important client project files
    • Client project support, primarily behind the scenes at first with a huge potential to grow into managing your own projects
    • Working closely with interactive, video, creative producers, and social media specialists to traffic project status and keep account director informed
    • Provide backup for account director when traveling or on vacation, with the assistance of other key team members
    • Assist account director with preparing for new-business pitches

    THINGS YOU HAVE

    • Knowledge of or at least curiosity about technology, especially consumer PC gaming, virtual reality, and other cutting-edge technologies; PC gaming as a hobby is a plus
    • Willingness to learn about integrated marketing strategies from the ground up
    • Any experience with social media and events marketing is a big plus
    • Four‐year college degree; one to two years of relevant experience is helpful
    • Strong interpersonal, written communication, and persuasive skills; comfortable and effective working with senior‐level executives
    • Strong commitment to responsiveness and great client service internally and externally
    • A sense of urgency and familiarity with deadlines, comfortable with a fast-paced work environment
    • Strong MS Office familiarity with comfort in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

    DROP US A LINE

    We are a creative agency, and we value outside-the-box thinking. Demonstrate this to us however you wish and submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

    • Cover letter with qualifications and suitability for this position, and salary requirements
    • Résumé

    Please submit directly to jobs@cmdagency.com

    Your email subject line must read: Account coordinator—last name, first name

    Cheers and good luck.

  • ART DIRECTOR - CMD

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    THINGS YOU WILL DO: Design excellence/leadership

    • Supervise assigned creative staff (direct and nondirect reports); oversee the execution of team efforts to ensure quality, budgets, and schedules are met
    • Assist in planning, developing, and defending budget recommendations, work goals, measurements, and training requirements necessary to provide both quality and profitable services to our clients
    • Assist with the daily and weekly assignment of creative staff for projects and programs
    • Guide and inspire creative team from intake through release • Be accountable for design excellence of personal and team contributions
    • Design in a wide variety of styles and mediums that correspond to clients’ needs; achieve project goals
    • Develop designs that are on strategy and reflect a brand’s personality
    • Work on more than one project at a time
    • Adhere to project budget and time constraints
    • Always be expanding digital fluency
    • Perform miscellaneous tasks as required

    Internal relationships

    • Support project leads to fulfill client needs
    • Interact with creative directors, designers, writers, and other project and program team members
    • Paparticipate in meetings and critiques; explain and substantiate existing or potential design directions
    • Read, write, and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, and memos
    • Effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to vendors, clients, and agency staff
    • Apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but objective written or oral instructions

    Client relationships

    • Assist and/or lead in preparing client presentations

    THINGS YOU HAVE

    • The ability to think smart, live curiously, work collaboratively, and act passionately
    • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university in fine arts, design, or similar discipline, or equivalent work experience
    • Seven or more years of postgraduate experience, or equivalent work experience (agency experience a plus)
    • Passion for new technology
    • Possess integrated experience with concentration in the digital arena
    • Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication and presentation skills
    • Self-motivated with a strong sense of urgency
    • Ability to travel and work flexible hours

    DROP US A LINE

    We are a creative agency, and we value outside-the-box thinking. Demonstrate this to us however you wish and submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

    • Cover letter with qualifications/suitability for this position, and salary requirements
    • Résumé Submit your materials directly to jobs@cmdagency.com.

    Your email subject line should read: Art director—last name, first name

    Cheers and good luck.

  • SR ACCOUNT SUPERVISOR - CMD

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    THINGS YOU WILL DO

    • Create professional client relationships through regular in-person, phone and email engagement; act as a liaison for the client with all agency departments
    • Provide strategic insights and industry knowledge to support client endeavors
    • Develop documentation including creative briefs, conference reports and weekly performance summaries for client review and approval; set goals for client success through agency programs
    • Actively partner with strategic, creative and practice leads to ensure all work is on strategy and on target with client expectations
    • Take fiscal responsibility including billings, change orders and SOW review and approval for assigned accounts
    • Have deep understanding of business categories for assigned clients, continue to grow and learn about different marketing disciplines and use past experience to support client needs
    • Work in tandem with account director to develop marketing proposals to solve client business challenges
    • Establish new relationships within assigned accounts for new opportunities

    THINGS YOU HAVE

    • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university; master’s degree a plus
    • Five or more years of agency and marketing experience
    • Ability to travel 25–30% of the time
    • The ability to hold your own working with mid- to senior-level executives and strong written communication and persuasive skills
    • Excellent computer and software skills (MS Excel and PowerPoint are musts)
    • The drive to work autonomously

    DROP US A LINE We are a creative agency, and we value outside-the-box thinking. Demonstrate this to us however you wish and submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

    • Cover letter with qualifications/suitability for this position and salary requirements
    • Résumé

    Submit your materials directly to jobs@cmdagency.com.

    Your email subject line should read: “Sr. Account Supervisor – Last name, First name”

    Cheers and good luck.

  • VIDEO PRODUCER - CMD

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    THINGS YOU WILL DO

    • Collaborate with the creative director, account manager, and client to establish expectations of project and schedule
    • Develop a working budget for each project that meets clients’ expectations and budget requirements
    • Manage all aspects of video production by supporting the creative vision, direction, schedule, budget, and client satisfaction
    • Select and hire crew, talent, writers, and editors and make arrangements with vendors and freelance partners necessary for the successful completion of the project with the goal of getting the best talent and equipment for the best price
    • Ensure profitability of the project
    • Complete purchase orders and other paperwork required
    • Track and monitor financial performance of each project
    • Work closely with the account staff and clients to communicate progress of each project
    • Upon project completion, follow archive procedures and finalize financial aspects of the project
    • Manage multiple projects at one time • Oversee large-scale budgets as well as small budgets
    • Establish and nurture good relationships with outside film vendors and resources
    • Wear multiple hats as a line producer, production manager, and project manager depending on the budget
    • Champion creative work with the ability to find solutions to make great ideas happen within budget
    • Communicate and thrive under pressure
    • Use working knowledge of the post-production process to ensure timely delivery of the finished product
    • Know all the roles and responsibilities of each crew member
    • Be highly detail oriented with the ability to negotiate rates

    THINGS YOU HAVE

    • Minimum five years of experience producing film and video projects
    • Samples of work relevant to B2B and B2C
    • Ability to travel on very short notice and work long hours for short periods of time
    • Valid passport and driver’s license
    • Ability to work in a collaborative work environment
    • Broadcast advertising production is desired
    • Ability to think on your feet and make quick decisions

    DROP US A LINE We are a creative agency, and we value outside-the-box thinking. Demonstrate this to us however you wish and submit the following materials as one document (PDF or Word format):

    • Cover letter with qualifications and suitability for this position, and salary requirements
    • Résumé

    Submit your materials directly to jobs@cmdagency.com. Your email subject line should read: Video producer—last name, first name

    Cheers and good luck.

     

  • Advertising Sales Executive - Ptld Bus. Journal

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    Job Description

    The Portland Business Journal is seeking a dynamic professional to join its growing sales team. The successful candidate is a top producer with strong consultative sales skill, with a proven track record of success in prospecting, business development and client service. He or she excels in developing integrated marketing campaigns across multiple platforms, including digital, print and events. Qualified applicants must be comfortable working with business owners, managing partners and C-level executives. The successful candidate will have or be willing to gain sales management and coaching experience with a senior sales team while helping recruit and develop additional sales talent. If you thrive in an environment where you can truly deliver value to your clients, consider joining the Portland Business Journal exclusive team.

    Duties

    -Prospecting is a key element of this position; it requires identifying and qualifying new clients for our digital, print, special publications and events. -Generate advertising revenue by consistently meeting and exceeding monthly, quarterly and annual revenue goals. -Develop new business and manage the sales cycle from start to finish. -Maintain an active schedule of face-to-face appointments and prospecting calls. -Develop and maintain strong C-level client relationships. -Represent Portland Business Journal at company-sponsored and community events. -Contribute to a positive team environment.

    Skills

    -Two years minimum experience selling media and/or sponsorships and integrated marketing campaigns. Experience in digital sales is a plus. -Strong phone skills a must. -A strong track record of consistent revenue growth. -Sales leadership and project management skills -Effective time management skills. -The ability to exceed expectations in a results-oriented environment. -Professional written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills. -Experience in MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and SalesForce.

    Education

    -College degree preferred

     

    Portland Business Journal is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law.