I Dare You…To Beat the Clock

I Dare You…To Beat the Clock

Time is running out to enter the 2015 Crystal Awards. Beat the clock and bring it. At the Crystal Awards Gala on May 15, AMA Houston will recognize a wide range of marketing success stories for the killer results they’ve produced. Enter your work and see how you measure up. You might even walk away with some shiny hardware.

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Account Executive [JRP-03298]

We believe in the power of big ideas. Ideas that change opinions, elevate the human condition and last well beyond the people who dreamed them up. We’re Langrand and Company. And we’re in the business of helping our clients make a difference in the world. We work in the public sector and in private business, for organizations large and small. We help them envision what greatness means for themselves, their institutions and the world around them. And we champion their dreams, their causes, their big ideas, by telling their stories, in powerful ways, to all the right people.

We are currently seeking to hire an experienced Account Executive who can juggle multiple projects for multiple clients while maintaining an “I can do that” attitude. We need someone with strong project management skills who enjoys building relationships with clients as well as internal teams. We’re looking for someone who thrives in a dynamic (and sometimes frenetic) office full of independent, creative people who enjoy working together. Ideally, we need someone who can quickly shift gears from developing a strategy to managing deadlines and working on an RFP to ensuring client happiness. You need to be comfortable with independently figuring out problems, anticipating both client and internal needs, and effectively communicating progress and determining solutions. We are looking for someone who isn’t afraid of trying something new and exploring beyond the expected executions until they get it right. The selected candidate will receive a compensation package, which is dependent upon experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage project flow, from start to finish, working closely with internal teams and clients

Write creative briefs, plans and proposals

Review creative concepts, copy and design prior to client review, ensuring work meets project objectives, messaging and strategy

Makes sure creative work is proofread and adheres to brand standards

Exercise proper quality controls on agency products before client review

Serve as liaison between client and creative teams, managing all aspects of feedback and review

Evaluate and approve statements of work, proposals and other agency recommendations before client review

Understand creative development and production requirements

Manage project budgets and costs and ensure internal teams stay on track; provide budget reports to clients

Provide regular status updates internally and to clients

REQUIREMENTS:

3-4 years of experience in a marketing agency, preferably with a focus in B2B, healthcare or public affairs

Experience in developing and implementing marketing communications plans and programs

Proven track record in managing and implementing projects independently

Knowledge of developing a wide range communications tactics: print, digital, presentations, videos

Ability to work with aggressive deadlines on multiple projects at the same time

Strong relationship-building skills

Attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Ability to see projects completed that meet and exceed client expectations

Strong communication skills and team player

Strong writer for internal and client documents such as creative briefs, plans and proposals

Experience with business development a plus

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, public relations, business or communications

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their cover letter and resume via email to: admin@langrandco.com. No phone calls, please. Langrand and Company encourages diversity in the workplace. EOE/AA/MF/D/V

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Marketing Coordinator [JRP-03297]

The Johnson Development Corp. is a Houston-based award-winning residential and commercial land development company involved in premier projects including master-planned communities such as Cross Creek Ranch, Sienna Plantation, Fall Creek, Riverstone, Woodforest, Tuscan Lakes, Berkshire and Silverlake in Houston, Texas and Towne Lake, BridgeMill and Lake Arrowhead in Atlanta, Georgia.

Established in 1975, Johnson Development is known for innovative master planning and is one of the largest and most successful land developers in both Houston and Atlanta. Johnson Development Corp. has cultivated a strong reputation for vibrant, responsible development, with impeccably designed communities and commercial developments.

We are currently seeking to hire a Marketing Coordinator in the Sienna Plantation office. In this role you will be responsible for assisting with the marketing for Johnson Development Corp., related companies and individual communities. The selected candidate will work with the Marketing Team to implement marketing and public relations strategy, promotional efforts, Realtor relations and functions and still have a good time.

REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to work independently, exercising judgment and reasoning skills

Strong experience in PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Microsoft Outlook

Ability and willingness to cooperate as a team member, take initiative to be helpful to other employees, participate in problem solving activities, give and accept feedback

Strategic and tactical thinker; one who can break out of the box

High energy level to get things done and be proactive

Understand marketing and sales aspects of master planned communities

Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines and be flexible on weekends and after hours for event work

Ability and willingness to get up every morning excited about the opportunities and challenges

Arrive on-time to attend meetings or functions out of the office prior to or after normal working hours

Provide a personal vehicle, proof of insurance and Texas Driver License (per mile reimbursement is based on current IRS guidelines)

Bachelors in Marketing or Communications or related business operations

Knowledge of homebuilding or real estate development or Realtor relations is a plus

Familiarity in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is a plus

Marketing and strong writing and organizations skills

Technologically savvy

Experience in community service/involvement and promotions is highly valuable

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates can submit their resume via email to: lawrene@johnsondev.com.

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Recruiting & Events Manager [JRP-03296]

Beck Redden LLP, a litigation firm based in downtown Houston, is seeking to hire a Recruiting & Events Manager. The selected candidate will be responsible for two primary roles: (1) managing our recruiting and hiring efforts; and (2) planning and executing our events. The recruiting and hiring responsibilities include development of recruiting strategies, managing and updating marketing materials and website information, planning and executing student outreach events, running the firm’s summer associate program, and coordinating interviews and related activities. The events responsibilities include planning and organizing receptions, attorney retreats, and other events, as well as assisting in marketing initiatives as directed by the firm’s Director of Business Development & Marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop marketing strategies for recruiting and student outreach

Cultivate relationships with law schools

Develop and manage (in coordination with the Director of Business Development & Marketing) all written recruiting materials used for external and internal use

Coordinate and attend campus interviews and related events

Coordinate office interviews and related travel

Coordinate with Hiring Committee for office hiring decisions

Develop and maintain a communication plan for all candidates invited for interviews and offered positions

Plan and execute events at target law schools

Foster relationships between firm and law students

Coordinate and manage summer associate program

Coordinate and compile feedback from incoming and outgoing summer associates regarding marketing and recruiting efforts

Research peer firm information and recruiting trends

Track statistics and results; prepare periodic reports for Hiring Committee

Organize and maintain recruiting files and database

Plan and execute various events such as receptions, attorney retreats, seminars, conferences, and other special events under the direction of the Director of Business Development & Marketing

REQUIREMENTS:

Strong communication skills and ability to build rapport with recruits, attorneys, and professional staff

Strong organizational skills with particular attention to detail

Strong computer skills, including web-based research, MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel

Bachelor’s degree

Experience in a law firm, professional services organization or corporate environment (preferred but not essential)

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: ggannaway@beckredden.com.

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Digital Project Manager [JRP-03295]

Tangelo is a 10-year old hybrid communications firm. We blend Ideas + Strategy + Branding + Digital.

We create impactful marketing and branding campaigns that help our clients integrate their brand messaging across all types of mediums that will make them more successful.

We are currently seeking to hire a Digital Project Manager. The selected candidate will be a mid-level project manager who can handle the digital workload of a client’s account, ranging from online marketing across ad networks, to social media planning & idea-creation, to analytics and optimization, and more.

We’re looking for someone who understands the digital landscape and can think on their own to develop new ideas to push our clients’ marketing online and show the ROI of doing so. We’re looking for fresh thinking on how to push the use of the technology, not just understand the technology.

Weak personalities or non-starters need not apply. We tend to work hard and have fun doing it.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Online Marketing

Social Media Management

Email Campaigns

Analytics & Optimization

Media outreach / contacting Digital Media firms

Client outreach / contact

Customer interaction – ongoing communication with customers to create impactful digital marketing strategies within their specific markets / regions

Research / suggest new ideas in digital realm for clients

REQUIREMENTS:

Preferably 2-3 years experience

Great communication skills

Self-starter, not afraid to take a project & run with it

Understanding of digital marketing and the various ad channels

Understanding of all popular social media channels

CONTACT:

Qualified candidates may submit their resume via email to: ideas@tangeloideas.com.

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