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At Team One, talent is our most important asset. We seek to hire the best in the business and create a culture where their ideas are supported, growth is encouraged and remarkable ideas continue to flourish.

Now that you know that about us, it should come as no surprise that one of our key areas of focus as an agency is investing in our talent pool and providing plenty of opportunity to stay inspired and abreast of current thinking. Whether attending leading industry events, or creating organic opportunities for learning via our own in-house talent, we actively foster a spirit and environment of teaching and discovery.

OPEN POSITIONS

So, enough about us, tell us about you! We’re always looking for new talented individuals to join our team. Right now, these are our immediate needs. We hope you see something you like. But if you don’t, feel free to write your own job description and convince us that we just can’t live without you.

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A/V Specialist

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

GENERAL SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for the troubleshooting and installation of audio, video, control and network wires, cables, and equipment within professional/prosumer audio-visual systems.​  These systems include audio and video systems in small and large conference rooms, large presentation spaces, video conferencing systems, streaming camera systems, and other professional/prosumer set-ups.

The A/V Specialist will need to be able to work with all departments within the agency and to be an "on call" resource to help with any A/V needs.  Team One has a variety of A/V systems and the A/V Specialist will need to understand how the systems are build and be able to repair them or escalate to outside vendors in order to do so.

The position is also responsible for leading Team One A/V from a strategic perspective in the sense of ensuring that Team One is an industry leader in A/V and its utilization.  The position is based in Los Angeles but needs to be able to work seamlessly with Team One field offices in Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta & New York.

Day to Day:

  • Be an on-call resource to help all Team One employees best utilize existing A/V systems and address any A/V issues.
  • Ensure that all A/V systems are functioning at their highest level and make any necessary repairs when they are not.
  • Manage outside vendors who are needed on larger A/V systems.
  • Work with the Presentation Specialist to ensure that all Team One presentation’s run flawlessly.
  • Maintain open and direct communications with all agency leads to ensure that Team One’ A/V setup remains best-in-class and is designed to best meet agency needs.
  • Run A/V systems for all large-scale agency presentations.
  • Partner with all relevant technology focused departments and Resources IT team to ensure A/V integration in larger technology infrastructure.
  • Continue to grow and evolve the A/V offering at Team One.

Experience:  The A/V Specialist should have 2-6 years of experience working for an A/V vendor or as an A/V specialist in a large corporate or educational environment with robust A/V needs.

Education:  Bachelor’s degree in A/V related field or equivalent training.

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Excellent technology, A/V skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong written skills to develop strategic plans and program recommendations.
  • Creative thinking and ability to identify where the agency A/V needs are going.
  • Ability to manage outside A/V vendors.
  • Steadfast demeanor to handle fast paced situations, especially coordinating events and handling on-site execution of details.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to set priorities.
  • Collaborative, with the ability to help all levels of employees utilize A/V systems.
  • Optimistic, with a nothing is impossible attitude.
  • Results oriented.
  • Entrepreneurial, always looking for new solutions and opportunities
  • Understanding of marketing and advertising a plus.

 

 

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Account Coordinator- Experiential Marketing & Alliances

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Communication

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

GENERAL SUMMARY


Provides administrative support and assistance to Experiential Marketing & Alliances team as specified. 

 

­­­Day to Day:

Administrative support to multiple project teams

Program/event coordination:

                - Research

                - Organization

                - Tactical planning

                - Reporting

Responsible for:

- Department calendars

- Purchase orders/invoice processing

- Meeting scheduling

- Travel coordination

- Mailings

Experience:  

  • Entry level. 
  • 6 months – 1 year internship experience.
  • 1-2 years office experience is preferred.
  • This entry-level position has the potential to grow within the department and learn the various roles of an advertising agency. 
  • Must be willing to take on multiple tasks and work with/for multiple people. 
  • Must have strong communication (written and verbal) skills

Education: A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities:

This person must be highly organized, with a charismatic and varied communication style.  

•           Strong character presence with self confidence

•           Self-starter

•           Great organizational skills; pays attention to detail

•           Excellent project management

•           Able to multi-task efficiently

•           “Willing” attitude; takes initiative; eager to learn

•           Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint

 

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Account Supervisor- Experiential - Eastern Area

New York, NY

Idea Communication

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

GENERAL SUMAMRY:

We are currently in the market for an Account Supervisor to join our New York, NY Eastern Region team servicing our Lexus client. 

 

DAY TO DAY:

  • Lead and manage all aspects of current Lexus experiential initiatives and partnerships in the Eastern Area including sports marketing, culinary programs, music, performing arts and auto enthusiast events.
  • Maintain strong working relationships with current partners to ensure partnership objectives are being met, sponsorship benefits are fulfilled and facilitating the overall growth of the partnerships.
  • Develop strategies to support Lexus sales plans, vehicle launches and retail initiatives.
  • Collaboration with multiple internal teams related to account management, media planning, creative development and strategy.
  • Maintain strong and professional relationships with multiple Lexus clients.
  • Communicate and present experiential strategy, recommendations, execution, recaps and metrics to Lexus clients.
  • Research and communicate competitive activity to internal teams and clients.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong & concise presentation skills.This role entails a large amount of client presentations.
  • Extremely strong organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • An adaptive personality
  • Team oriented and willingness to handle multiple projects at one time
  • Self-motivated and ability to function in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid project management capabilities and strong attention to detail
  • Proven relationship-building skills
  • Confidence, passion and initiative

 

Education and Experience:

  • Marketing professional with 6-7 years of event or sports related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree required (Business, Marketing, Sport Management, Advertising, Communications preferred.)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Photoshop Skills preferred but not required
  • Travel 25% (Northeast United States)
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends
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Administrative Assistant

New York, NY

Idea Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Day to Day:

  • Coordinates broadcast, print, OOH, digital traffic, and all needed creative assets for all markets in Area. 

  • Provides administrative support:  answer phones, distribute mail & reports, order supplies, FedEx mailings, videotape mailings, track office expenses, file maintenance, etc.

  • Prepares weekly and monthly reports for client and for Team One corporate.

  • Arranges LDA meetings, conference calls, and meeting materials. Including booking meetings, organizing in-room needs and confirmation of attendees.

  • May attend meetings and write conference reports as needed. 

  • Assists with PowerPoint meeting preparation, research materials, and provide data back-up.

  • Act as liaison with Field Communications contact(s) at Team One corporate.  Investigates questions regarding National or LDA creative work or media plans.

  • Area financial reporting and maintenance, to be updated monthly.

  • Coordinate internal resources to deliver assets for various event and media sponsorships.

  • Administrator of Lexus Asset Portal site and manages user approvals and uploading LDA materials such as Financials, Flowcharts, Event Recaps, and other monthly reporting’s.

  • Assist in other creative capacity in developing creative concepts and proofs for market use.

  • Maintains Team One NY master calendar.

 

Experience:

  • 1-2 years of experience in a fast paced office, supporting multiple individuals.

 

Education:

  • A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and FileMaker.  
  • Proficient administrative and computer skills required.    
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills. 
  • Must be well-rounded, responsible, self-starter, highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Ability to multitask successfully, keeping a number of assignments and priorities on track. 
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Assistant Account Executive- Lexus National

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Management

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Assistant Account Executive plays an important role in developing national sponsorship programs and partnerships that are strategic, innovative and on budget.  Interfaces with the client on a daily basis and must be articulate, polished, possess good judgment, have in-depth knowledge about the client’s business and show enthusiasm for the work.  Attention to detail, ability to multi-task and accuracy are a must.

Initiates work orders and begins creative development and/or production process in the agency.  Facilitates implementation of projects. 

­Day to Day:

Update Account Supervisor on status of projects/answering client inquiries.

Works with Project Manager to ensure there is legal follow through for all creative work prior client presentation.

Forward estimates to Account Supervisor/Account Executive for signature and distribution to all parties.

Responsible for reviewing accuracy of budget codes and retrieving client signature on estimates.

Assist Account Supervisor in the development and execution of print, radio, online banners, digital asset creation, and outdoor; begins to attend print shoots, OOH test posts, and understanding of broadcast production.

Work with account team to prepare and produce special projects and materials for client presentations – including but not limited to leading creative resizes or revisions such as MY updates and sustain initiatives.

Update status of respective projects.

Attends campaign or initiative based status meetings.

Oversee and initiates opening of work orders/job change orders.

Maintain weekly client status reports and conference reports.

Manage and coordinate all arrangements for client meetings, including set-up, multi-media needs, and catering along with AC and AE.

Works with project manager to ensure meeting recaps are sent to all parties.

Initiate and issue conference reports (under supervision of Account Supervisor).

Stewardship activities include National and LDA production budget management and maintaining quarterly competitive reports.

Experience:

Minimum of 1 year entry-level Account Management position (i.e. Administrative Assistant or Account Coordinator).

Education:

A Bachelor’s degree is required.

Skills and Abilities:

This person must be highly organized, with a charismatic and varied communication style and professional writing abilities.  Excellent presentation and communication skills are required; attention to detail is necessary; organizational abilities preferred; Excel, PowerPoint skills required; positive attitude; drive to learn; dedication; hard-worker.  Ability to work in a fast paced environment, and have proficient multi-tasking skills.  Ability to prioritize workload is required. Ability to present him/herself professionally is crucial.

 

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Assistant Media Planner

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Communication

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

GENERAL SUMMARY

Assist in the development, day to day maintenance, and accurate revisions of Broadcast and OOH media plans for Lexus. This requires strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail/accuracy due to depth and breadth of client’s media commitments. The person in this role must effectively communicate the status of projects to Media Planner (MP)/ Media Supervisor (MS).

­­­ Day to Day:

-Assists with annual planning of Upfront Broadcast Recommendation (Network/Cable/Sports, Spot TV, Competitive Landscape, and Out-of-Home Recommendation (launches).
-Handles implementation and stewardship of Annual Upfront Recommendation for Broadcast and Out-of-Home.  -Coordinates client schedules with Zenith buyers, Account/Traffic counterparts, and OX Media Ocean reports.
-Confirms accurate accounting of approved budgets by daypart/package through Donovan reports and coordination with Zenith buyers.
-Assists with broadcast budget reconciliation for quarterly issue of Ad Plan.
-Assists with reviewing Zenith’s quarterly Post Analysis for accuracy and compliance to buying guidelines.  -Ensures proper documentation is received quarterly for Zenith’s negotiation of make goods for missed spots and compensatory weight for under-delivery.  Ensures written documentation is obtained for compliance to buying guidelines.
-Manages and provides summary report to client.  Coordinates with Team One (Print, Interactive, LDA, CPO) and Zenith media counterparts on outstanding projects.
-Generates ideas to support an agency and client objectives.
-Gathers research for analysis of the Media and Sports landscape, competitive spending, PNVR, program ratings, VPVH, syndicated research, RL Polk, Zenith Zoom tools, BDI/CDI, daypart mix, R/Fs, etc.
-Issues Broadcast and Outdoor media authorization to client.  Obtains signed authorization prior to securing media.
Implements approved broadcast and sports allocations prior to flight date.
-Compares estimates to approve budget line items (broadcast, outdoor) and brings any inconsistencies to the attention of the Planner/Supervisor. Revises master and model flowcharts.  Issues monthly flowchart for Monthly Media Highlights recap.
-Reviews OOH locations to ensure adherence to buying guidelines.  Coordinates posting and material due dates with Account Group, Traffic.  Reviews post s for compliance of locations purchased. Issues monthly maintenance report recap to client.
-Assists with tickets/merchandise request and monthly ticket request summary.

 

Skills and Abilities:  Must have strong organizational skills and possess an aptitude for accuracy and details. Computer literacy is mandatory (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Able to multi-task projects and prioritize urgent projects to meet deadlines (internal and client deadlines).  Requires strong communication skills to work effectively with MP and department counterparts. Must be a self-starter, possess a positive attitude, and contribute toward building a cohesive team.

Experience: Entry level

Education: A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

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Associate Director, Strategic Planning

Los Angeles, CA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

 

The Team One C.O.R.E.

 

C = Collaborative

Builds and sustains strong, genuine relationships with people of all levels and takes positive steps to extend network

and cultivate connections. 

 

O = Optimism

Is utterly reliable, always delivering on promises and maintains the highest standards of honesty and integrity.

 

R = Results-Driven

Acts strategically to exceed goals and has the ability to adapt to changes in process and execution. 

 

E = Entrepreneurial

Constantly looking for and identifying actionable and thought provoking opportunities for the company and executing them.

 

GENERAL SUMMARY


Responsible for day-to-day leadership of Lexus + Shared Accounts strategic planning. Hands-on oversight of briefs, strategies, research outputs, POVs, and other core strategic deliverables. Mentor for Lexus planners. Drive integration between departments; work closely with creative, media, and account leads to guide the ultimate output of projects and campaigns. Day-to-day point of contact with client teams. Deep subject matter expertise in luxury automotive. Business savvy, culturally fluent, great writer and presenter.

 

This role is also a leadership role within the Strategy department, supporting Directors, Group Directors and the CSO on the practice, tools, and applications of strategy. Thought leadership and new business are a part of this role.

 

­­­  Day to Day:

+ Uncover compelling insights (with an emphasis on contextual insights).  Search for new, fresh ideas, insights and observations that help to inspire creative thought.  Be an instigator for change within the agency and with our clients. Inspire and guide the tea to create excellent briefs.

+ Lead research projects. Organize, design and run qualitative research groups (especially as this relates to supporting context strategy). Actively get involved in the research projects: qualitative and quantitative that are being led by Lexus’ Marketing group and Strategic Planning Department. 

+ Support new business when time permits.  Take an active role in helping to guide strategic thought on new business projects.  Play a key role in new business pitch meetings.  Help to assume Planning responsibilities, beyond Lexus, for new business that is brought into the agency. 

+ Present and write brilliantly. Will constantly be put in the position of having to present their thinking in internal meetings, client meetings and new business pitches.  More than simply having good ideas, they will need to be able to persuade others of their thinking.

+ Act as a mentor. Needs to work collaboratively and direct the actions of the department’s other planners, as well as a host of more junior staffers from around the agency.  More than working independently, it is the expectation that the Associate Director, Strategic Planning will coach and mentor others through the strategic process.

+ Foster trust, confidence and respect from our clients. Partner with them to deepen our relationship and open up the doors to more remarkable work.

+ Partner within the agency and drive integration. It is critical for the Associate Director, Strategic Planning to foster high level relationships within the agency to help create and see through the vision for our client’s brands and businesses.  This needs to occur with Creative Directors, Media Directors and Account Directors in all disciplines. 

+ Write successful business effectiveness award case studies. One of Team One’s corporate goals is to win business effectiveness awards alongside of creative awards.

 

Experience:  

6+ years’ experience working as a strategist and 2-3 years managing other strategists at an integrated agency. Automotive experience preferred.

 

Education:  

Bachelor’s degree strongly recommended. Graduate degree a plus.

 

Skills and Abilities:

Needs to be experienced with basic computing tools including Word, PowerPoint and Excel. They need to be hardworking, inspiring, entrepreneurial, articulate, analytical and interested in people and ideas. Strong writer and presenter. Fluent across qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Charismatic leader and mentor. Willing to travel. Business savvy.

 

Team One is an equal opportunity employer.       

             

 

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CRM Strategist

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Creation

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

General Summary:

Support in generating innovative, brand-building, results-driven Consumer Relationship Marketing strategies for Lexus in a multi-channel environment. The candidate will be responsible for doing research, processing data and results on the backend to optimize current marketing programs and develop insights for future strategies.  Programs will entail acquisition, loyalty, retention and engagement efforts. Candidate must have a strong strategic analytical ability to turn quantitative results into qualitative, actionable campaigns and recommendations. Candidate must also have professional interest in maintaining knowledge of industry trends and markets need. Being passionate about supporting the creative development of innovative campaigns and displaying the ability to evaluate against strategy is essential. Job requires an entrepreneurial, self-starter who takes initiative and can function in a fast-paced environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Support in the development of effective relationship marketing strategies and program within a multi-channel environment, drawing more consumers into the brand (Acquisition).

  • Analyze results on the back­end to further refine existing RM programs, or inform future campaigns.

  • Work closely with creative and account teams, production and data partners in the development and implementation of the campaigns.

  • Partner with account team to develop, sell and properly execute program strategies.

  • Proactively seek new information in order to maintain a current and thorough understanding of digital, mobile and direct marketing best practices including industry trends, metrics and competitive activities.

  • Maintain and share departmental reports that display results, demonstrate trends, and convert data into insightful, actionable recommendations.

  • Support in presenting strategic result-driven programs to client.

  • Transform ideas into digestible and comprehensive presentations in order to obtain program approval both internally and with clients.

  • Spearhead internal brainstorm sessions and actively engage other team members in the idea generation process.

  • Consistently work in a cross-functional capacity in order to ensure seamless strategic execution between Relationship Marketing and other marketing disciplines (e.g. interactive, media).

Job Specifications:

A "relationship" person knows how to build and create solid relationships both in and out of the agency.  Must be able to think strategically and see the big picture, as well as understand how the tactical details will affect or be affected by the sum of the whole.

Candidate will also interface with regional offices to better understand their needs and gather information on their clients’ objectives.

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in the relationship marketing field and 3+ years in development of strategy and measurement of results within both the digital, mobile and direct marketing space.

  • Must be able to multi-task and develop ideas in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

  • Keen knowledge of how a large agency operates is key.

  • Automotive category experience a plus.

  • Luxury category experience a plus.

  • Experience in working with cross functional teams across multiple marketing disciplines is required.

  • Significant client interaction is a plus.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree is a must!

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must understand CRM strategies in order to be able to guide the development of innovative and sustainable  programs.

  • Must possess a strong attention to detail and agree with the philosophy of quality over quantity.

  • Ability to evaluate creative against strategy and determine how it impacts results.

  • Thorough understanding of metrics, including, but not limited to:

               -Email action rates (Click Thru/Open Rate…)
               -Response Rates
               -Click stream analysis
               -Multi-channel, multi-touch analysis
               -Redemption and conversion rates
               -Cost per contact / cost per sale
               -ROI
               -Incremental Lift
               -Profit Margin   

  • Strong experience to analyze data to derive insights, trends, forecast and actionable next steps.

  • Ability to visualize complex ideas and/or analysis results is definitely a plus.

  • Ability to generate clear, comprehensible reports and summaries of results, data and recommendations via Microsoft suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Word…).

  • Ability to understand positive user experience.

  • Professional interest in industry trends and information and working knowledge of companies who report on interactive and direct marketing industry.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with multiple individuals simultaneously in a cross-functional environment.

  • Strong oral communication skills including a professional approach and communication style with clients.

  • Knowledge of web and direct marketing production development.

 

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Digital Asset Coordinator

Los Angeles

Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

GENERAL SUMMARY

Primary responsibilities of this position are to assist in the oversight of the organization, accuracy and preservation of the digital library through the management of Digital Asset Management Tools.

 

­­Day to Day:

  • The Tool: Actively oversees storage in DAM Tools and how assets move from one tier to the next
  • Assists all three tiers of storage (Live Raid, In-Line Tapes, Off-Line Tapes) within Monkey See along with how assets move from one tier to the next. Including Internal file structure, uploading of new assets and archiving of obsolete assets.
  • Manages digital assets and the use of original asset files through the Monkey See request process.
  • Does intake and uploading of new assets (photo shoot libraries, collateral materials)
  • Archiving of obsolete assets.
  • Partners with Producers and Product Team when necessary to create appropriate asset metadata.
  • Manages the metadata before the asset is visible to the agency for use.
  • Verifies assets are cleared for use by the agency and on behalf of its clients.
  • Manages cleared usage rights and partners w/ the appropriate producers for re-use requirements.
  • Works as a systematic thinker to maintain, organize and label all assets for Team One and its clients.
  • Stewards the digital asset requests from all departments involved via Monkey See.
  • Reviews Shot Lists to confirm status of usage rights and clearance prior to client review.
  • Reviews and documents processes as needed.

 

Experience:

 1-2 years prior experience with digital asset management tools (Xinet, MediaBin)

 

Education:

A bachelor’s degree is preferred.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient with the following computer software/systems: Internet and email applications, MS Office, Adobe Creative Suite / Adobe Creative Cloud and electronic file exchange [FTP, WAM!NET etc.]
  • Ability to describe detailed computer operations and terms over the phone
  • Ability to lead training sessions
  • Able to prioritize large volume of work effectively & efficiently with deadlines
  • Able to maintain positive, respectful and professional relationships with other departments, clients and vendors
  • Able to work extended hours, as required
  • Ability to use good judgment when making business decisions and performing tasks
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention-to-detail; demonstrates a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent organization and time management; ability to prioritize workload and multi-task
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly, openly, honestly and with integrity

 

 

 

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Digital Producer CRM

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

GENERAL SUMMARY

The primary focus of a Producer is to be a steward of the idea amplification and execution. The Producer manages the execution and the vision of the creative idea, and is dedicated to finding the best path to execute the work.  Responsibilities include providing solutions to technical problems, providing alternative suggestions, sharing new and evolving options for deliverables, finding suitable production partners for ideas, and being able to understand the limitations and possibilities of the medium. The Producer partners with the Project Management, Creative, UX, Account, Media and Technology teams. Managing projects’ scopes, schedules, procurement and negotiations are also integral parts of this role. Some main functions of this role will be:

* Set-up and oversee complex email marketing campaigns

* Partner with Development/Deployment partners to build dynamic, scalable email marketing solutions

* Build website experiences for data collection and user data management

* Collaborate with Client Technical teams and Business Partners to ensure data integrity

* Evaluate CRM market trends and changing technical landscape and apply insights to project work

* Refine and champion CRM production process

 

­­­DAY TO DAY:

Project Quality

-Partners closely with Creative teams to transform creative ideas into tangible deliverables.
-Combines production and technical knowledge with innovative ideas to enhance and inspire the core idea.
-Nurtures and develops relationships with vendors and companies to allow Team One to excel in the industry.
-Provides an execution strategy that is created in conjunction with the client’s project parameters.
-Reviews media plans, wireframes, designs, development specs, etc., at appropriate stages to ensure quality balances.
-Manages testing and quality control through appropriate sources.

Project Budget/Initiation/Assignments/Scope

-Manages the project-specific production budget.
-Develops a project estimate that may include internal and external costs/resources. Negotiates with vendors to ensure the purchase and production of high-quality work at competitive prices. Evaluates and estimates specifications with appropriate vendors, and recommends changes that will improve both cost and the perceived value.
-Maintains accountability to the project’s realistic scope, timing and budget through consulting and enhancement of the evolving idea.
-Shapes the project’s scope using insights related to production options, media opportunities, new technologies, or creative solutions.

-Continues to update the Project Manager and Account lead, especially regarding the potential for “scope creep.”
-Only accepts work that is requested via the proper channels.

Project Schedule/Time Management

-Collaborates with Project Manager while developing the initial project schedule.
-After the estimate and idea are approved, the Producer creates a detailed schedule (at the production execution level) to work in conjunction with master project timelines.
-Alerts Project Manager and Account lead to timing or cost issues that may arise.
-Defines/communicates deliverables timing with external vendors.

Project Communication/Integration

-Communicates the production’s impact to the Project Manager, who communicates any issues to the team, and to the Account lead, who communicates any issues to the client.
-For multi-channel campaigns, collaborates with other Producers (media specific/subject matter experts) to seek efficiencies on behalf of client’s budget, project parameters and creative vision.

Project Risk Management 

-Anticipates potential production issues, and provides options to help prevent them from becoming challenges.  -When production challenges do arise, the Producer provides solutions and options to resolve them.
-Develops contingency plans when potential risks are identified.

Project Resources (Internal)

-Serves as a partner in idea development and execution options.
-Edits the “message” to suit all audiences, without compromising its original intent.
-Alerts the Project Manager and Account lead when additional internal resources are required.

Project Resources (External)

-Maintains resources at all levels and capabilities.
-Partners with client Technical teams, media publishers, vendors and ad serving networks
-Alerts the Project Manager and Account lead when external resources with unique expertise are required.

 

Experience: Minimum 3-5 years of solid production knowledge and experience in advertising or related business is required, as is experience with similar accounts, experience with cost consultants and proven ability to accurately cost out jobs

Education: Bachelor’s degree is preferred.

Skills and Abilities: The candidate must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, and possess strong interpersonal and management skills.

 

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Director, Analytics + Insights

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Creation

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Director, Analytics & Insights will lead all quantitative efforts on the PIMCO account. Primary responsibilities include the ongoing reporting process across multiple campaigns, from recommending optimizations and insights based on performance data to in-market implementation of recommendations. Additional responsibilities are around quantitative brand tracking, digital testing (A/B & MVT) and other ad-hoc requests.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Lead campaign reporting, optimizations and insights process for all aspects of paid media (display, paid search, native, creative, ad effectiveness / brand lift, landing page)
Be an advocate and drive digital testing programs based on data-backed hypotheses across paid media, site, social, and creative
Create in-depth brand / consumer analysis and segmentations based on results from quantitative brand tracking studies
Collaborate with internal and client stakeholders on getting recommendations implemented into campaigns
Deliver ad-hoc analysis and research projects as needed

 

REQUIREMENTS

7-12 years of relevant work experience in agency analytics (digital, media mix, brand), management consulting or related fields
Experience and comfort presenting to senior-level clients ­ must be able to present articulately and confidently to executive level clients, to represent and defend performance 
Heavy emphasis on ad-hoc problem solving; ability to quickly evaluate problems / questions and either propose solutions or guide clients towards more relevant, alternative questions in a time-sensitive manner
Strong client and project management skills
Hands-on experience with syndicated research, Google Analytics, DoubleClick suite (DCM, DS), R, Excel
Past experience with B2B / mutual fund marketing will be helpful
Understanding of / interest in macroeconomics and mutual fund industry and trends will be helpful

 

EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree, in the arts and sciences (history, anthropology/sociology, psychology), business (economics, marketing), or quantitative field (math, statistics).

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Director, Strategic Planning

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Creation, Strategy

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

GENERAL SUMMARY

Provides day-to-day strategic leadership on The Ritz-Carlton and PIMCO.  Creates briefs, strategies, POVs, presentations, research reports, positionings and other strategic deliverables. Leads research initiatives, briefs and strategies globally. 

Works closely with analytics, creative, media, and account teams to create remarkable work that’s on-strategy. Close working relationship with Marketing, Brand and Insights client teams.   Manages and provides mentorship for planner and senior planner on the businesses. 

Deep financial/B2B and luxury expertise preferred. Global research experience would be helpful. Bonus for any experience in working with Chinese and Middle East markets.

This person will work closely with research, qualitative and quantitative. He or she must have great writing and presentation skills, be fluent with data but also able to tease out a broader story from it, manage multiple work-streams independently, and be a strong client partner.

 

­­­  Day to Day:

Uncover compelling insights (with an emphasis on contextual insights).  Search for new, fresh ideas, insights and observations that help to inspire creative thought.  Be an instigator for change within the agency and with our clients. Inspire and guide the tea to create excellent briefs.

Lead research projects. Organize, design and run qualitative research groups (especially as this relates to supporting context strategy). Actively get involved in the research projects, qualitative and quantitative, being lead by Marketing group and Strategic Planning Department. 

Present and write brilliantly. Will constantly be put in the position of having to present their thinking in internal meetings, client meetings and new business pitches.  More than simply having good ideas, they will need to be able to persuade others of their thinking.

Foster trust, confidence and respect from our clients. Partner with them to deepen our relationship and open up the doors to more remarkable work.

Partner within the agency and drive integration. It is critical for the Director, Strategic Planning to foster high level relationships within the agency to help create and see through the vision for our client’s brands and businesses.  This needs to occur with Creative Directors, Media Directors and Account Directors in all disciplines. 

Write successful business effectiveness award case studies. One of Team One’s corporate goals is to win business effectiveness awards alongside of creative awards.

Experience:

8 to 12 years of experience working as a strategist and 2-3 years managing other strategists at an integrated agency.

Education:  

Bachelor’s degree strongly recommended. Graduate degree a plus.

Skills and Abilities:

Needs to be experienced with basic computing tools including Word, PowerPoint and Excel. They need to be hardworking, inspiring, entrepreneurial, articulate, analytical and interested in people and ideas. Strong writer and presenter. Fluent across qualitative and quantitative research methodologies. Charismatic leader and mentor. Willing to travel. Business savvy.

Team One is an equal opportunity employer.

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Executive Assistant

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Communication/Shared Accounts

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

 

GENERAL SUMMARY

This position provides administrative support to the Executive Director of Communication and Management Director of Shared Accounts. The Executive Assistant’s primary function is to provide the support and miscellaneous assistance needed to ensure the groups’ internal processes run smoothly. She/he focuses on organizing information and documents, has a resourceful approach to providing solutions, and is proficient at multi-tasking and prioritizing several simultaneous assignments. They will have a clear understanding of agency. She/he will be skilled at communicating effectively with internal and external groups.

­­­Day to Day:

  • Maintains executives meeting calendar management (schedule, move, cancel and make choices on meeting conflicts, etc.)
  • Book meetings and confirm attendees and in-room needs for meetings
  • Book travel and confirm details/changes
  • Expenses – track and submit reimbursements for cell phones, travel, etc.
  • Develop documents and presentations for the director and team as needed
  • Administratively collaborates with multiple agency teams
  • Organizes group outings/events when needed
  • Organizes group meals when needed

Experience:

  • 1 - 2 years of experience in a fast paced office, supporting multiple individuals
  • Experience working in Advertising or a similar creative environment
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and email, including calendaring
  • Has proven skills in creating reports and spreadsheets
  • Communicates effectively with internal and external groups
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General Submission

Los Angeles, CA

All

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

At Team One, talent is our most important asset.  We seek to hire the best in the business and create a culture where ideas are supported, growth is encouraged and remarkable ideas continue to flourish.

We’re always looking for new talented individuals to join our team. If you are interested in working at Team One and don't see a position listed on the website that matches your experience, please submit your application here.

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Junior Financial Analyst

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Support

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Junior Financial Analyst role will be a detail-oriented finance/accounting professional with experience in financial analysis, including preparation and review of financial statements and profit & loss reporting.  This individual will have excellent MS Excel skills and be involved in financial reporting, budgeting and analysis as well as ad hoc projects and duties.

 

Day to Day:

  • Direct role in the monthly financial close including journal entries, P&L statement reviews, monthly financial & analysis reports (A/R, WIP, etc.), Hyperion data submission and review, General Ledger account investigations, and SAP report generation.
  • Work on assignments related to annual agency budgeting and monthly forecasting cycles.
  • Contribute to time related management reporting.
  • Manage and track specific monthly client revenues and department expenses.
  • Manage and track agency Asset Inventory.
  • Partner with Cost Controls on managing special department expenses, Agency expense processing and purchase orders.
  • Understand, practice and enforce Corporate Policy and Procedures.
  • Ad hoc analysis and other duties as assigned.

 

Experience: 

  • Minimum 2 years similar job experience; agency experience a plus.

 

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.  MBA preferred but not required.  SAP experience is a plus.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • Detail Oriented: Be highly organized, consistently accurate and have the ability to multi-task.  Must be numbers oriented.
  • Communication: Must be able to effectively communicate both written and verbally with employees, and especially with Leadership at times.
  • Team Player: Must be able to work well with others, work without close supervision and handle pressure well.
  • Customer Focused: Be dedicated to meeting the expectations and needs of our department, leadership and agency.
  •  Proactive Problem Solver: Be able to finding the best, quickest and most cost-effective solutions to problems as they arise.
  • Composed and Approachable: Cool under pressure and does not become defensive or irritated when times are tough. Easy to talk to, patient and practical.
  • Anticipatory and Informative: Ability to think ahead to remove obstacles that get in the way of doing great work.  Understanding of what is needed and provides resources to help the process flow flourish.

 

Software Savviness: 

  • Advanced Excel user and have the ability to create formulas and utilize advanced features (e.g. VLOOKUP, HLOOKUP, INDEX; pivot tables, macros, charts/graphs). 
  • Plus if possess prior SAP user experience.

 

Integrity and Trustworthiness: 

  • Decisions and actions are consistently made with integrity and honesty.

 

Diplomatic: 

  • Firm but not harsh. Have the ability to quickly let people know where they stand without becoming defensive or abrasive.

 

Protective:

  • Ensure our agency’s best interests are kept in mind by paying attention to the bottom line and also handling sensitive information.

 

Contact with Others: 

  • Will coordinate when necessary with Auditors, Saatchi & Saatchi New York, Saatchi & Saatchi L.A. Finance department and Publicis ReSources groups.

 

Work Direction Over Others: 

  • Will not have any direct reports.

 

Supervision Received: 

  • Will receive guidance and direction from Senior Finance Manager and CFO.

 

 

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Product Development Lead

Los Angeles

Technology - Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

GENERAL SUMMARY:

 

The Technical Product Development Lead is responsible for the success of software development by leading the technical direction of projects including scoping, discovery, architecture, production, quality, deployment, product launch, maintenance and scalability.  This role also acts the main Tech point of contact on a project basis for stakeholders (executive management, producers, engineering, user experience, account, vendor and client teams).

 

Responsibilities:

Technical Lead  – Lead the technical architecture process by helping on identification, evaluation and platform selection process, definition of technical requirements, determining technology phases and deliverables.

Technical Writer - Writes and ensures all technical documentation is up-to-date, including Technical Approach and Specifications. Ultimately responsible for technical documentation.

Coordinate integration efforts and dependencies - Identifies dependencies for both internal and external systems, determines who will address those dependencies, and how, and coordinates those efforts. Determines the integration team, the schedule for integration, and how responsibilities that are shared between internal and external teams will be managed.

Communication – Proactively communicates with stakeholders, internal teams, and other technical resources to ensure alignment of product requirements and execution plans.

Project Scoping and Release Planning – Works with producers in scoping projects or efforts as well as in planning of releases.

Product Software Development – Serves as ultimate responsible leader on a project basis in planning, developing and delivering of quality software.  Participates in all agile-type meetings (sprint planning, retrospectives, daily scrum stand-ups, etc.).

Product Technical Expert - Be a subject matter expert of all parts of the project, including its features and functionality and connections to other parts of the platform.  Guides the team in troubleshooting and helping them formulate a solution. Creates technical documentation.[1] 

Technical Risk Manager - Discover technological risks and unknowns and determine how they should be addressed and documented. Identify areas that fall outside of Team One competencies.

 

Day to Day:

  • Establish and maintain technical leadership throughout the project.
  • Ensure team has the information and access needed to complete the work.
  • Work with Producers in setting development milestones for developers.
  • Define build and deployment processes in coordination with Technical Architects.
  • Work with Technical Architects to set up code reviews during development.
  • Encourage knowledge transfer.
  • Escalate any potential issues to appropriate parties.
  • Work with Technical Architects to ensure software quality and cohesiveness, including security, performance and scalability requirements.
  • Ensure that the final product has been adequately tested before agreeing to deploy to production.
  • Ensure software meets the documented requirements, specifications or use cases
  • Fully read and understand functional specs, wireframes, use cases and other documents.
  • Ensure that developers fully understand and follow the documented requirements.
  • Ensure that other departments understand your documentation, and that you understand theirs. A review of all documentation — func spec, wireframes, designs, tech spec — in a project kickoff meeting can help facilitate this.
  • Stay on top of changing requirements and manage changes to architecture.
  • Professionally coordinate efforts with other departments, the client and vendors.
  • Interface with other departments, platforms, the client and vendors regarding project issues.
  • Attend internal design reviews to ensure that design and technology are not in conflict.
  • Notify Producer if there is danger of not meeting the requirements on time
  • Work with Technical Architect on infrastructure needs.
  • Oversee software releases and make sure proper code is deliver on time and with the right documentation.
  • Identify resource needs for the technical resources (developers, content, QA)

 

Experience: 4+ years working  technical leadership position or related experience

 

Education: BS Computer Science or related experience.

 

Skills and Abilities: This person must be highly organized, with a charismatic and varied communication style. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong problem-solving abilities and an aptitude for learning new technologies.

 

 

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Proofreader Associate

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

GENERAL SUMMARY:

The Proofreader Associate reviews the content of creative work for accuracy, including but not limited to: typographical errors, spelling, grammar, punctuation, style, client nomenclature, phone numbers, basic formatting, and basic facts. 

­­­Day to Day:

  • Proofreads and makes editing corrections to copy decks, scripts, layouts, storyboards, “dummies,” new-business decks, mechanicals, direct mail materials, websites, microsites, web banners, interactive media, screen grabs, videos and similar materials during all phases of a project.
  • Reviews copy from copywriters. Makes corrections and provides editorial suggestions.
  • Verifies that approved changes have been made. Makes corrections as appropriate.
  • Verifies basic facts and makes corrections as appropriate.
  • Verifies phone numbers and some URLs (where visible; not all links; not beta-testing).
  • Ensures consistency within a project and across multiple projects.
  • Reviews “as produced” scripts for changes made in editorial sessions.
  • Keeps calm under pressure.

Skills and Abilities:   

The ideal candidate must have excellent written communication skills including a command of grammatical rules and familiarity with referencing style guides. Candidate must also have the flexibility to work on multiple projects with tight deadlines.


› Detail-oriented

› Diligent, proficient. and productive

› Knowledgeable about the rules and guidelines of language

› Appreciative of Creative and the creative process

› Accountable and accurate

› Flexible

› Communicative

› Process-oriented

Experience

The ideal candidate will have 1–5 years of hands-on proofreading and editing experience, plus interactive, advertising or automotive experience.

Education

A bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism or a related field is preferred.

 

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Quality Assurance (QA) Lead

Los Angeles, CA

Technology - Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

 

General Summary:

The Quality Assurance (QA) Lead is responsible for ensuring that software (web, mobile, and other) products are shipped to market with the highest quality. The QA Lead maintains the highest level of quality in our deliverables through continuous testing of functionality/usability and review of visual elements.

 

The QA Lead develops and executes comprehensive application test plans, testing software products searching for functional, visual and content bugs as well as cross-browser and cross-platform errors.  Ensures integration consistency by conducting regular regression testing. Evaluates defects, assesses severity, provides clear instructions for reproducing bugs, and sets priorities for the programming team.  Collaborates with producers and programmers to isolate defects and streamlines the bug fixing process.

 

Responsibilities:

QA - Leads hands on quality assurance efforts and ensures accuracy of content and functionality via automated and manual tests.

 

Lead - Leads by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, scheduling, coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions; enforcing policies and procedures.

 

Communication – Proactively communicate with team members to make sure that everything is on track and, manage and communicate eventual issues that come up to the Product Development Leads and Engineering team..

 

Day to Day:

  • Be expert on client products
  • Create, maintain, and execute automated and manual user testing strategies
  • Review and provide feedback on product feature requirements
  • Clearly document software defects, track and verify resolutions
  • Develop standards and procedures for measuring product quality and release readiness
  • Build, execute, and maintain mobile device QA processes
  • Test product feature enhancements and bug fixes
  • Train and mentor QA Analysts, assist with growing the QA team
  • Contributing to team meetings.
  • Develop documentation and assistance tools.
  • Ability to plan his/her own time, and help the team plan timing of interconnected tasks
  • Ability to make suggestions of new tasks and process updates needed, and incorporate the suggestions of other team members
  • Ability to lead team meetings and act as a mentor to QA Analysts
  • Updates professional knowledge by researching new technologies and software products; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

 

Experience:

  • 4+ years

 

Education:

  • BS Computer Science or related experience.

 

Skills and Abilities:

  • This person must be highly organized, with a charismatic and varied communication style.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong problem-solving abilities and an aptitude for learning new technologies.

 

 

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Senior Project Manager

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Production

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

GENERAL SUMMARY
The Senior Project Manager (SPM) leads a team of mid and junior Project Managers to oversee the concepting and production of highly complex multi-channel projects across all disciplines, with the goal of ensuring timely input from agency subject matter experts.  The SPM may also lead process improvement initiatives assigned by the Director of Project Management and Workflow.

DAY TO DAY:

Project Management

  • SPM will manage large scale projects that may be in whole or part of a larger campaign. 
  • SPM leads the concepting phase of any one project, maintaining this role through production and delivery.
  • Develops project plans, partnering with appropriate project leads within the agency.  Disseminates documentation internally.
  • Facilitates the day-to-day deliverables of internal deadlines with a focus on stabilizing the shifting “project triangle” (Budget, Schedule, Scope). 
  • Works to manage and mitigate scope impact with appropriate team members, knowing to escalate dramatic scope impact to Associate Director of Project Manager.
  • Routes work for internal reviews and approvals to ensure Quality Controls are transpiring (Creative approvals, Business Affairs, Legal, Product, Proofreading, etc.

Project Initiation and Scope

  • In the broadest sense, the SPM understands and is fluent in the needs and deliverables for all projects tied to their campaign assignments – the timing, the budgets, the requirements and how they affect the approved scope as determined by their Account partner.
  • SPM has the conversations with the appropriate project stakeholders within the agency to provide project plan to Account partner and addresses scope creep if projects take on a new path.

Project Communication/Integration

  • Manages project communications internally and between all departments.  The SPM communicates directly with individual team members to reiterate the scheduled deliverables, relay revision requests, record the job’s progress, and to address obstacles as they arise.
  • Works with assigned PM team to determine paths of escalation where needed and ensures clear understanding between all parties on all projects for campaign efficiencies.
  • Maintains Project Management project documents, ensuring accuracy based on real-time project needs and ensures PM team and affected Project Team members are aware of fluctuations, impact, timing and deliverables.
  • Partners heavily with project Producer throughout the production phase of the projects to ensure project is delivered to scope, providing updates to team as required.

Team Management

  • SPM will oversee a team of 3-5 Project Managers, working to provide mentorship, training and project support not just for their projects but for the individual team members themselves.
  • SPM will work with Director of Project Management and Workflow to ensure workload of entire team is level loaded and appropriate.

Experience: 6+ years of direct experience as a Project Manager overseeing multi-discipline deliverables.
Must have strong Broadcast Project Management.  Ideally is also fluent in Interactive/Digital.  Exposure to Print Process at minimum (fluency is not).

Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Skills and Abilities: This person must be highly organized, with a charismatic and varied communication style.  A diplomatic multi-tasker who works well under pressure.  Is able to look at the “Big Picture” and understand the cause and effect of inter-related projects.  Relentless seeker of solutions, is able to have the ‘hard conversations” remaining assertive and respectful while ensuring understanding of sometimes complex initiatives.

 

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Senior Strategic Analyst

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Creation

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

General Summary: 

Primarily responsible for leading consumer, business and category analysis and insight (utilizing quantitative resources) to inform the strategic development process. Lead ongoing measurement and optimization of primary marketing effectiveness metrics in addition to proprietary advertising tracking studies.

Day to Day:

  • Create and manage brand health dashboards and ongoing advertising tracking

  • Collaborate with strategic planners, media, experiential and creative teams to develop or contribute to briefs that meet business objectives and their respective measurement plans

  • Develop and manage all major quantitative research efforts across the strategic planning department

  • Manage and analyze consumer research data with Simmons Local, GFK MRI, Mendelsohn, Scarborough, etc.

  • Present incremental recommendations to account and client teams that will help meet and exceed their business goals

  • Take lead on monitoring trends and uncovering innovative thinking and ideas from across the industry

  • Act as agency representative for analytics across the agency

  • Leverage consumer, competitive and market data to provide actionable insights to corporate and regional business projects

  • Provide leadership, motivation and mentorship to all junior members of the strategic analytics team

  • Support major new business development initiatives as needed

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be highly skilled with basic computer tools including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Needs to be analytical, hardworking, creative, curious and interested in people and ideas and a collaborative and strategic thinker who has the ability to help to make the numbers make sense
  • Codifies ideas and sees “the story” or “the big picture” above the detail around research, client objectives and market dynamics
  • Can frame the key issues facing the client and develop recommended approaches
  • Understands fundamental economics of client’s business
  • Possesses contagious passion for clients and their business
  • Uses clear, concise writing and presentation skills to effectively communicate a story in a compelling fashion
  • Superior knowledge of syndicated media research & systems; strong knowledge of digital research & resources is preferred but must possess a broad understanding of all media

Experience:

5-7 years’ experience working in a quantitative or media research capacity. Past experience could include, but is not limited to, planning/research at advertising, media agency or working for a research company such as Added Value, Millward Brown, etc.  Should be an experienced/polished presenter and up-to-date on the latest tools for using, dissecting and visualizing large amounts of data.  Experience managing data with Tableau, DOMO, etc a plus. Automotive experience also a plus.

Education: Bachelor’s Degree, in the arts and sciences (history, anthropology/sociology, psychology), business (economics, marketing), or quantitative field (math, statistics).

Requirements:

  • Strong client-facing skills and the ability to write clear and concise presentations summarizing data insights, outcomes and implications in straight-forward and enlightening way for clients

  • Self-starter, very detailed oriented and have the ability to multi-task, meet deadlines, quickly process information, and maintain confidential information

  • Excellent managerial skills with a positive attitude and collaborative nature

  • Professional, outgoing, friendly, fearless

  • Outstanding organizational, written, and verbal communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrated empathy and commitment to clients’ and agency’s business

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Senior Strategic Planner

Los Angeles, CA

Idea Creation

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

 

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Provides day-to-day strategic guidance and expertise on Lexus national and regional advertising.  Creates briefs, strategies, POVs, presentations, research reports, and other strategic deliverables. Works closely with analytics, creative, media, and account teams to create remarkable work that’s on-strategy. Close working relationship with Marketing and Product Strategy client teams. Present briefs and strategies to day-to-day client teams. Be a mentor for junior members of planning team, both in terms of Lexus/automotive expertise and overall planning skills.

This individual is a strong subject matter expert on client business, category, and consumer insights. He or she is a rising leader in a group, with mentorship responsibility for more junior planners. This person will work closely with research, qualitative and quantitative. He or she must have great writing and presentation skills, be fluent with data but also able to tease out a broader story from it, manage multiple work-streams independently, and be a strong client partner.

­Day to Day:

  • Entrepreneurialism and an ability to lead a project from start to finish independently 
  • Can guide day-to-day workflow on multiple projects - with support of planning leadership.
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Excellent presenter and writer
  • Able to build visually-compelling presentations
  • Strong brief writer of actionable strategic writing.
  • Leads research projects. Organizes, designs and runs qualitative research groups. 
  • Participates in the qualitative and quantitative research projects lead by Lexus’ marketing group and the Strategic Planning department.
  • Curious and entrepreneurial approach to planning, including innovative approaches, target development, behavioral briefs, etc.
  • Thoughtful mentor of junior planning team and willing to assist as needed.
  • Represents value and impact of strategy to client and internal stakeholders.
  • Takes the lead on writing and winning business effectiveness case studies.
  • Driver of integration across working teams on a given project or campaign – creative, media, analytics, account, etc. Ensures work is on-strategy and remarkable.
  • Knowledge of auto category is a huge plus. 

Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience working as a strategist at an integrated agency.

Education:

  • College degree is strongly preferred, graduate degree is a plus.

Skills and Abilities:  

  • Must be proficient with basic computer programs including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.  Must be hardworking, articulate, creative, curious, and analytical.  Good interpersonal skills. Works well under pressure and can manage multiple work-streams independently. Empathetic and effective mentor and collaborator. Travel is a part of this role.

 

 

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Team One Summer Internship 2016

Los Angeles, CA

Type: Internship

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Team One, a division of Saatchi & Saatchi, is a full-service, advertising agency specializing in aspirational brands headquartered in Los Angeles, California, with offices in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and soon Dallas.

With its very first marketing campaign in 1987, Team One was responsible for one of the most notable brand launches in history and helped to make Lexus the automotive industry’s greatest success story. In addition to Lexus and the Lexus Dealer Association, Team One has a diverse portfolio focusing on aspirational brands, including The Ritz-Carlton, Haagen-Dazs International, Indian Motorcycle and 2K Games.

You will have the opportunity to become immersed in the craft of creating marketing and communication solutions for a global roster of high-profile clients. At Team One, every facet of brand communications is developed under one roof, from broadcast television to Web development to branded events and experiences.

Creating an environment that inspires great ideas is something we’re pretty passionate about. So we are thrilled to say we’ve placed #27 (out of 50 U.S.-based advertising and media companies!) in Advertising Age’s Best Places to Work AND #53 (out of 100 U.S.-based companies!) in Outside magazine’s Best Places to Work. These are national awards that are dedicated to celebrating the best and most dynamic work experiences across the country. 

This is the THIRD time we have made Advertising Age's list, and the SECOND time we’ve made Outside’s. Team One is the only L.A. agency on Outside’s magazine’s list, and one of only two companies in L.A overall.

 Candidates are given the chance to work alongside seasoned professionals in a wide variety of disciplines, including:

Account Management / Client Services - Responsible for the management of agency work and relationships with clients.

Production - Responsible for the production of integrated content creation across multiple platforms, including broadcast, digital, print and social media. 

Media Planning / Communications - Responsible for planning the purchase of ad space for clients. Planners decide when and where ads should be placed and then negotiate rates for ads.

Strategic Planning/Strategic Analytics– Responsible for developing consumer insights based on qualitative research that help guide the agency’s creative work, ensuring the work will be relevant to consumers and effective in the marketplace and for developing consumer insights based on quantitative research in order to evaluate challenges and discover opportunities by the company as it moves forward in the marketplace.

The Team One Intern Program will provide real advertising experience, opportunities to contribute to award-winning work, respectable résumé padding, and all the Agency Kitchen leftovers you can eat :).

Terms:

  • Duration of internship: Beginning June 6 and lasting until August 5; commitment of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday. All Interns are paid.
  • Must be currently enrolled in college. Open to rising juniors and seniors, new college graduates, and grad students.
  • Travel/housing expenses are not provided.
  • Internship application submission process ends March 1, 2016.
  • Intern selections will be made March 31, 2016.
  • Internships will be for the Los Angeles office only.

To Apply:

In addition to completing the application fields, please create a 15 to 30 second submission video.

What should it be about? The sky is the limit! This is your chance to show your creativity. Maybe tell us about yourself? Maybe show us what makes you the right choice for this internship? There is no wrong way to go with this one, so have fun with it!

Upload your video to the site of your choice (i.e., YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) and enter the link on the internship questionnaire.

If you have any questions/concerns, please email T1Internship@teamone-usa.com.

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