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SEARCH INFLUENCE IS HIRING!

Job Title: Account Manager

The Ideal Account Manager Candidate:

Do you find yourself naturally skilled at building relationships? If you have the ability to demonstrate expertise, go toe-to-toe with the best of them, and think strategically about digital marketing and advertising, Search Influence wants you to join our account management team as an Account Manager.

The ideal candidate is a client-focused proactive communicator who delivers a mean presentation and can keep track of the details while focusing on the big picture. If you’re up for the challenge of balancing client demands in a fast paced environment and proving marketing ROI, apply for this position today!

Our Account Managers enjoy:

Ownership of client relationships & strategy: Account Managers are the internal go-to resource for all things clients! Responsible for the strategic tactics, relationships, and budget management, Account Managers’ client budgets range from hundreds to thousands of dollars per month. Integrated digital marketing strategies for our clients include SEO, social media, paid digital advertising, and more.

Strategic collaboration on digital marketing & advertising: Account Managers collaborate with digital advertising analysts, content specialists, graphic designers, web developers, account coordinators and many more to create effective digital marketing campaigns that help our clients’ businesses grow.

Autonomy and team-oriented atmosphere: Daily and weekly team meetings, as well as our open office space, contribute to frequent and collaborative discussion of how we can all improve together. Account Managers are allowed autonomy to make decisions for their clients once they’ve demonstrated their effectiveness.

Commission / upsell opportunities: With a focus on growing client businesses and therefore marketing investments, Account Managers are able to earn commissions.

Training & tools: We provide training on both our services and our processes, as well as tools to make your job efficient including custom software and CRMs in which client projects and tasks are tracked and organized.

Proven success in several industries: We have successful clients across a spectrum of industries with a heavy hand in medical, legal, and tourism.

Requirements:

At least 2 years of full time work experience managing client relationships in an agency, marketing company, or other B2B company

Confident presentation style and ability to demonstrate expertise effectively via teleconference or in person meetings

Skilled at relationship building and daily management of client

Client-focused

Excellent conflict resolution skills

Proactive communication and interpersonal skills, verbal and written

Results-driven

High attention to detail

Independent ability to prioritize and manage time

High level of computer proficiency on Mac (including Google Docs & Microsoft Office)

Desired Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications, digital media or a commensurate level of experience

Strategic digital marketing experience

Experience with marketing budget allocation

Experience in successful project management or coordination

Familiarity with a Customer Relationship Management / task management system (SugarCRM, SalesForce, Hubspot CRM)

Our Benefits Include:

Health Insurance

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Life Insurance

Short-term Disability

Transportation Allowance

401K with Company Matching

Maternity/Paternity Leave

Breastfeeding-friendly Workplace Champion

On-site Gym

Extensive New Hire Training

Casual Dress Code

Remote Work Opportunities

Flexible Business Hours

About Search Influence:

Search Influence is a full-service digital marketing agency and works with well-regarded brands, institutions, and organizations nationwide.

Our teams are frequently called upon to speak at national, online marketing and industry conferences and, we are regular contributors to Search Engine Land, Marketing Land, and other well regarded industry publications.

Search Influence is also a 2011 Inc. 500 selectee, listed on the Inc. 5000 for the past six years.

Because of our quality and scale of advertising with Google, we were recognized as a Google Premier Partner in 2016.

Current and past local clients of note include Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, Tulane School of Professional Advancement, and The National World War II Museum.

Apply for the Account Manager position here!

Job Title:  Digital Marketing Sales Executive

The Ideal Sales Executive Candidate:

Do you consider yourself to be bright, proactive, and goal-oriented? Do you wish to be a driver of business success? Search Influence is looking for you to join our amazing team as our newest Sales Executive.

The ideal candidate learns quickly, takes initiative, and will grow our existing client base utilizing creative sales solutions to prospect for new business. If you like working in a fast pace environment, talking with people and helping the business grow, this is the job for you.

Our Sales Executives enjoy:

Full ownership of sales cycle: Manage the sales from lead inception through the close, including prospecting, presentation & proposal creation, and contract negotiations.

Strategic selling: Select and recommend appropriate online marketing strategies to match client goals based on consultative selling discussions. Strategies include search engine optimization (SEO), paid online advertising (SEM/PPC), content marketing, social media marketing and more.

Selling nationwide, from New Orleans: Fish in a large pond by selling via phone from the Search Influence office downtown, including structured and ad hoc cold calling & emailing.

Inbound and outbound leads: We provide leads to our sales team through our marketing efforts and you have the freedom to create your own opportunities via in person networking and online research.

Wide range of budgets: Marketing budgets of our clients range from hundreds of dollars per month to thousands of dollars per month. You’ll identify pre-packaged and/or custom solutions to make the most of the client’s budget to meet their needs.

Team-oriented atmosphere: Daily and weekly team meetings, as well as our open office space, contribute to frequent and collaborative discussion of how we can all improve together.

Training & tools: We provide training on both our services and our sales process, as well as tools to make your job efficient including a user-friendly sales CRM in which all daily, weekly, and monthly activity expectations are tracked.

Proven success in several industries: We have successful clients across a spectrum of industries with a heavy hand in medical, legal, and tourism.

Requirements:

1 – 3 years experience working in a professional sales position

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, verbal and written

Self-motivated to deliver results

Agile personality

Independent decision-making ability

Desired Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in communication, marketing, business or other related discipline or a commensurate level of experience

Familiarity with a CRM / task management system (SugarCRM, SalesForce, Hubspot CRM)

High level of computer proficiency on Mac (including Google Docs & Microsoft Office)

Knowledge of online marketing

Prior experience in sales and marketing of SEO

General business acumen for speaking to prospects in multiple industries

Our Benefits Include:

Health and Prescription Plan

Dental Plan

Vision Plan

401K with Company Matching

Short-term Disability

Maternity/Paternity Leave

On-site Gym

Extensive New Hire Training

Leadership Training

Breastfeeding-friendly Workplace Champion

Casual Dress Code

About Search Influence:

Search Influence is a full-service digital marketing agency and works with well-regarded brands, institutions, and organizations nationwide.

Our teams are frequently called upon to speak at national, online marketing and industry conferences and, we are regular contributors to Search Engine Land, Marketing Land, and other well regarded industry publications.

Search Influence is also a 2011 Inc. 500 selectee, listed on the Inc. 5000 for the past six years.

Because of our quality and scale of advertising with Google, we were recognized as a Google Premier Partner in 2016.

Current and past local clients of note include Audubon Nature Institute, New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation, Center for Restorative Breast Surgery and The National World War II Museum.

Search Influence employees enjoy top-of-the-line health benefits, an employer-matched retirement plan, holiday pay, and paid time off.

Apply for the Digital Marketing Sales Executive position here!

 

September 15th, 2017

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DEVENEY IS HIRING!

DEVENEY is looking for an Advertising Supervisor to join their team!

ADVERTISING SUPERVISOR

About DEVENEY

DEVENEY is creative marketing agency that develops strategic engagement plans to motivate a brand’s biggest fans into action. With locations in New Orleans and West Palm Beach, we are an award-winning firm that’s been internationally recognized for our PR, digital and creative services.

We’re growing and it’s happening fast.

If you’re a self-starter, big idea person with a knack for strategy, a creative eye and a way with clients, then we need to talk.
We’re currently searching for an Advertising Supervisor to help lead a team of Account Executives (AEs) and Account Coordinators (ACs) who are smart, savvy and full of drive. You’ll mentor them and help our clients achieve and exceed their goals.

What we’re looking for: Advertising Supervisor

We are looking for an Advertising Supervisor who has led and mentored a team of six (6) or more, someone who has worked on regional and national accounts, created and managed budgets big and small, someone who has experience working in every medium, who’s strategic and can write a brief that’s actually brief with all the information needed to make the work a success. Plus, we want someone who can do all of this with a positive attitude, living up to our code of ethics, high standards and our DEVENEY motto: Do exceptional work and have a great time doing it.

Does this sound like you?

If so, send the following to hr@deveney.com:
1. Resume
2. 3-5 references
3. Full salary requirements

Required Experience and Competencies
The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of experience in Account Service at a full-service advertising or branding agency, with leadership experience in planning, insights, and more.

Duties and Responsibilities

DEVENEY Fundamentals

  • Coordinates projects with outside resources to facilitate production of deliverables
  • Ensures all correspondences, materials, presentations, proposals seen by prospective and existing clients are error-free, of highest quality and always relevant to the client’s goals and needs
  • Partners effectively with all departments to ensure delivery of on-time, high-quality deliverables that address all relevant prospective client requirements
  • Communicates findings and recommendations in a clear and compelling manner in written, oral and presentation forms • Shares and imports best practices and resources with peers within the broader DEVENEY network
  • Interacts in a positive, professional and motivating manner

 

People and Team

  • Understands team interaction and roles of each team member
  • Performs well in a team environment
  • Mentors and trains other members of the Account Services team in areas of business acumen, strategic thinking, thought leadership, brand management, client management and problem solving

 

Client Relationships

  • Collaborates with the wider team – leadership, designers, consultants, production – to agree on appropriate resources and ensure high quality deliverables are delivered on time and on budget
  • Monitors the flow of information between a client and the account team, ensuring milestones are met and advising or stepping in when needed to ensure good client relations and mentoring.
  • Acts as the highest point of contact for clients and is responsible for developing and fostering client relationship to ensure that they are confident and comfortable with the team
  • Responsible for identifying and solving any potential roadblocks to ensure that account is run smoothly and successfully
  • Becomes the DEVENEY authority on the client’s marketing plan, business, organizational structure, culture, politics, financial processes, budgets, competitors, business challenges and opportunities, and industry trends • Works with the client to identify business opportunities in other areas of their business

 

Strategic and Innovative Thinking

  • Ensures that everything we produce meets DEVENEY standards and delivers against the brand strategy and business objectives
  • Leads brand discussions, client workshops, brainstorms and development of strategic deliverables
  • Creates competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans
  • Effectively leads strategic design sessions with senior client groups

 

Business Development

  • Proactively identifies organic growth opportunities with existing clients
  • Persuasive leadership, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Leads revenue growth within existing client relationships
  • Supports others in achieving new growth targets and developing new revenue streams

 

Finance and Business Acumen

  • Facilitates internal agreement, across functions, on the hours and resources required to deliver a project
  • Ensures project teams are kept up-to-date with targets, budget allocation, budget drawdown and profitability
  • Takes overall responsibility for achieving revenue targets both in terms of income and profit for the Account Service team

 

Competencies for Success

  • Strategic agility
  • Conceptual thinker
  • Powerful communicator – exceptional presentation skills and written communication skills
  • Comfort around higher management – corporate suite presence and polish
  • Drive for results – able to pitch and close business
  • Developer of direct reports and others
  • Builder of effective teams
  • Learning on the fly
  • Flexibility and patience to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities
  • Highly organized and skillful planner
  • Organizational agility
  • Financial agility – able to deliver against established financial goals and metrics
  • Ability to establish and manage a vision and purpose
  • Motivational leader

 

The Nitty Gritty:

  • Primary Industry: Marketing – Branding
  • Secondary Industry: Marketing – Management
  • Career Level: Manager/Supervisor
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s (MBA a plus)
  • Job Status: Full-time

September 1st, 2017

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Bowl-A-Thon in New Orleans on the August 10th 2017

The 2017 Ad Club Bowl-A-Thon is just around the corner. Lace up those bowling shoes and see if you can take the top spot in this year’s competition.

Food and drinks will be provided for registered teams and individuals. Event T-shirts are also included in registration cost. For more information, please contact Andy Antunez.

Event details:
Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 6:00pm
Mid City Rock ‘N’ Bowl (map)

6:00 – Check-in/Registration
6:30 – Official bowling begins, one round per team
7:45 – Raffle to benefit student scholarships
8:00 – Winners announced

REGISTER NOW

July 14th, 2017

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Annual Student Scholarship Program!

The Advertising Club of New Orleans invites you to submit an application for our annual Student Scholarship Program. For over a century, The Advertising Club of New Orleans has worked to increase advertising knowledge, provide a clearinghouse for ideas, bring together users and producers of advertising, and foster integrity in the industry.

Each year the Ad Club offers $1,000 scholarships to currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate level students attending an accredited university or college in the New Orleans area and studying advertising, marketing, communications, or a related field.  The Ad Club looks for outstanding students who are active within their school and community. The application includes student information, including cumulative GPA, and a personal 300-word essay.

All applications are due by Monday, May 1, 2017, and winners will be notified by Wednesday, May 3, 2017.

Winners will be recognized at the May 5th Ad Club Luncheon.

Download Scholarship Application

For any questions or for more information please contact adclubnola@gmail.com.

 

April 18th, 2017

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Luncheon Featuring Brian Carter – April 27, 2017

 

Thursday, April 27
11:30am – 1:00pm
Tomas Bistro

Register Here

 

“The Like Economy: How Customer Trends, Identity, Affinities Can Create Bigger Business for Your Company”

Based on his internationally bestselling book and up-to-the-minute digital/social marketing work for over 150 companies, Brian will cover trends in social, digital, mobile, consumer research and marketing psychology and boil it down to how you can easily improve your marketing results.

  • Discover the customer research, data and psychology practices that have generated anywhere from 200% – 2,200% ROI with Google and Facebook advertising, B2B leads as affordable as $1.82 and B2C leads as low as 10-cents apiece.
  • See the top online tools for finding most viral content and the best social platforms in your niche and learning what’s unique about your fans and customers.
  • Find out why Paypal’s most successful organic video featured Zombies, what sci-fi fans like more than Harrison For, and what BACON can teach you about getting your customers to take action.

Filled with tips, lessons, jokes, stories and case studies, you can’t afford to miss this value-packed event!

 

Brian Carter has been a digital marketer for 18 years and a trusted influencer for a decade. A bestselling author, IBM futurist and one of LinkedIn’s top 25 social media experts, he has over 250,000 online fans and students. Brian has built marketing programs and been a keynote speaker for Microsoft, NBC, Universal, Citrix, Marketo, Salesforce and more. His media appearances and interviews include Bloomberg TV, Inc, The Wall Street Journal and Entrepreneur Magazine. His hands-on business experience, cutting edge insights, and background in stand-up comedy culminate in a keynote speaker and trainer who leaves every audience not only entertained, but armed with powerful strategies and tactics.

April 11th, 2017

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