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Hello out there.

Things have been pretty quiet around here as of late, and I know for many of you who stop by from time to time, your worlds have been turned upside down in ways you never could have anticipated. But life–and business–is still moving, albeit differently than it has in the past.

Putting the usual “I hope you’re well and staying safe” platitudes aside, I’d like to hear from you, and learn more about how you’ve been handling the chaos of the past few months.

If you’re willing to share your experiences, the ups and downs, or anything in between, drop me a line or leave a comment here.

Job opening: Creative Producer

Reynolds+Myers in Boise is looking for a Creative Producer to join their team. From the job listing:

Big Picture: Establish and drive the creative vision for all R+M creative projects. You’ll be part creative collaborator, part coach, and part project manager.

Duties:

  • Day-to-day, hands-on direction of creative team to ensure deadlines and quality control standards are met.
  • Generate powerful and effective, channel-appropriate ideas for R+M clients, and inspire others to do the same.
  • Organize inputs, including creative briefs and talent.
  • Provide detailed feedback on creative projects at every stage.
  • Advise and provide creative quality control on web development, digital advertising, copywriting, and other projects not directly under your supervision.
  • Collaborate with R+M clients and client service team to align creative work with strategic initiatives and goals.
  • Oversee production of creative product from inception to delivery.
  • Develop R+M creative capabilities through coaching, inspiration, and education.

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found on their website.

Ready to teach your future team members?

Here’s your chance.

The Department of Marketing at Boise State University is looking for someone to teach an Advertising Agency Operations course this fall. The class is scheduled for Monday evenings from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Previous teaching experience is not required, but they do need someone who has advertising industry experience and a Master’s degree, though the latter can be in any field.

A short course description, for those who are interested:

MKTG 401 ADVERTISING AGENCY OPERATIONS (3-0-3)(F,S). Understand how an advertising agency works, conduct market research, generate insights for creative action, and write a strategy and communications brief for a national brand. PREREQ: MKTG 301 or PERM/INST.

For more information or to submit your name for consideration, contact Dr. Kirk Smith, Chair of the Department of Marketing and Professor at Boise State University.

Job opening: Digital Media Coordinator

CLM Marketing & Advertising is looking for a Digital Media Coordinator to join their digital media team in Boise. From the job listing:

The perfect candidate will be versed in the standard tools and skills of digital media buying, but even more importantly, they will be a continuous learner and creative problem solver who loves facing new challenges.

Responsibilities

  • Digital paid media placement/management
  • Digital media planning
  • Marketing automation
  • Reporting

Basic qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in standard digital advertising platforms: Facebook Ads Manager, Google Ads, etc.
  • Excellent organizational skills and habits
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical tendencies and problem-solving skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of standard digital advertising tactics: display, remarketing, search, video, native, paid social media, OTT, etc.
  • Experience in email marketing and marketing automation
  • Understanding of digital tracking and analytics (experience with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, pixels and other tracking tools a plus).

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found in the original job posting on LinkedIn.