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Employment

We’re growing! Our small but mighty team is recruiting new talent and fresh faces. Think you might be a fit? Check out the available positions below.


 

Are you outgoing? Self assured? Fast paced? Do you thrive when you are spinning multiple plates at a time? If so, Schaefer Advertising may have just the opportunity for you. We are seeking two organized, self sufficient, independent account managers with experience in healthcare and real estate development.

This is an opportunity to be a part of managing brands for one of our high profile clients. The ideal person is one who can diplomatically and effectively influence people and thrives in a fast-moving environment. At Schaefer you’ll have the opportunity to work at a rapidly growing agency alongside an energetic, creative team committed to building our clients’ businesses.

OUR IDEAL ACCOUNT MANAGER


  • Has a voracious appetite for learning about your clients businesses and about the world of advertising but also brings existing experience and knowledge of pharmaceutical or medical device marketing.
  • Sets a motivational tone and establishes a high degree of optimism focused on the people you work with and the clients we work for.
  • Is outgoing and persuasive and very comfortable meeting new people. Optimistic and upbeat in manner, flexible with others, and uses a persuasive and “selling” communication style.
  • Is a good listener that will glean the important information from team and client and be able to articulate those points when needed.
  • Derives energy from others and gives positive energy right back to them – whether it is in the actual work environment or simply in a social situation.
  • Is very flexible, adaptable to change and pressure, due to shifting priorities or deadlines. You respond positively to unpredictable situations or problems that can occur throughout your work responsibilities.
  • Sometimes perceived as impatient, but in reality driven to react quickly and juggle tasks simultaneously. Pushes yourself and those around you to perform at peak levels.
  • Has a high emotional IQ – attentive to the needs of others, but keeps an eye on the objective needs of the situation.
  • Maintains a lot of practical, common sense and knows how to use it to develop intelligent solutions.
  • Engages proactively in using agency resources to develop and present strategic direction for accounts, in partnership with agency account leadership.
  • Owns all project management of related client initiatives.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • The AM is expected to work seamlessly with agency teams to bring client initiatives to completion. The AM also has fiscal accountability at the account level — including management of project and client budgets and account profitability and growth.

 

STRATEGIC PLANNING


  • Identifies and constructively thinks about strategic client opportunities and marketing initiatives under the leadership of agency management.
  • Leverages the agency planning resources for development and presentation of strategic account plans, presentations.

 

ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT


  • Executes marketing programs that yield the desired business results for our clients, above all else.
  • Manages, maintains and builds client relationships to support agency growth.
  • Maintains proactive communications with both client and management team on account and project status.
  • Owns project management for all account initiatives to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and meet or exceed client expectations.
  • Articulates, and adheres to, agreed upon project directives and production guidelines.
  • Collaborates effectively with creative, production and other teams to facilitate and complete client initiatives.
  • Accepts responsibility for developing the positioning strategy for all creative projects.
  • Sells the positioning strategy (creative brief) to clients and present to creative upon client approval.
  • Remains extremely comfortable presenting the agency’s POV/Creative in a compelling, engaging non-combative way to clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Prepares or oversees accurate and timely internal communication: conference reports, status reports, budgets, etc.
  • Seeks opportunities to grow client engagements organically and collaborates with agency resources to cultivate this potential.

 

FISCAL ACCOUNTABILITY


  • Initiates and sells in appropriate recommendations to support client objectives and grow account profitability.
  • Works in conjunction with creative team, production manager and external resources to develop estimates and get them approved by our clients.
  • Works with production manager and accounting rep on monthly billing for assigned clients.
  • Participates in monthly client forecasting.

 


 

Account Manager – Healthcare

 

REQUIREMENTS


3-5 years experience within the agency or client environment. If client side, you’ll need to have experience working directly with/preferably managing an ad agency partner.

Healthcare marketing experience.

Ability to handle multiple projects at any one time is essential.

College degree, MBA not required but certainly preferred.

CLIENT OVERVIEW


The primary focus will be to help manage the relationship for two key product lines (surgical device and treatment/procedure) for an innovative Med Tech company. Additionally, the team works on multiple  key brands under the portfolio of a well-established client, nationally recognized as a leader in the pharmaceutical industry.

POSITION DESCRIPTION


If your idea of account management is babysitting the client or shuttling work between the creative team and the client, then this will definitely not be your cup of tea. However, if you are looking for an opportunity that enables you to cultivate strong relationships, while excelling at account management and delivering top-notch strategically rooted work, read on, this may be just the right fit for you.

 

APPLY FOR POSITION


 

Account Manager – Real Estate Development

 

REQUIREMENTS


2-5 years experience, if you have a combination of both advertising agency and client side experience in real estate, you will go to the front of the line.

Experience in, and a passion for real estate development marketing.

Ability to handle multiple projects and clients at any one time is essential.

College degree, MBA not required but certainly preferred.

CLIENT OVERVIEW


The primary focus will be to manage several brands under the portfolio of a well-established client, nationally recognized as a leader in the real estate development industry.

POSITION DESCRIPTION


You will be responsible for the day-to-day management and implementation of marketing plans for multiple communities. You will have significant client exposure and must be able to represent the views of the agency in a positive and constructive manner.

You are assertive and have a take-charge mindset. You aren’t afraid to push to make things happen. So, if you are looking for an opportunity that enables you to cultivate strong relationships, while excelling at account management and delivering topnotch work, then let us get to know you.

APPLY FOR POSITION


 

Summer 2018 Internships

 

Do you have the right stuff? Summer training begins on May 21st and will last for 10 weeks. You’ll put in around 28 hours per week for an approx. total of 182 credit hours for the season. We welcome the opportunity to apply your time with us towards university credit.

We’re Schaefer Ad. Co. and we want you to join the team.


 

Graphic Design Internship

 

Do you doodle on your doodles? Do you hate orphans and widows? Is your hardest decision of the day to go serif or sans? If you can relate, then show us your stuff.

The Graphic Design intern will be coached by a creative manager and work closely with all members of the Creative Team. Here’s the game plan:

    • Creative development
    • Computer layout
    • Presentation prep
    • Schaefer brand projects
    • Creative Team brainstorms
    • Excessive doodling

 

APPLY FOR POSITION

REQUIREMENTS
Must be a junior or senior with a major that’s pertinent to graphic design

3.0 cumulative GPA or higher

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite

Portfolio of work

It helps if you’re involved in extra-curricular activities, on campus or off

You must sign a confidentiality agreement

You must have a valid driver’s license

Must be available to work for the required weekly hours indicated for the semester

Must take direction well and be detail-oriented

Coding/HTML experience is a plus

Be eager to learn and join in creative exercises

Schaefer Advertising Co.

1228 S. Adams Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact

817.226.4332
info@schaeferadvertising.com

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