Careers
Careers

REASONS TO WORK AT ELEMENT

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Be Challenged

contribute game-changing thinking, daily

Connecting is King

reach various audiences, and then move them

Breakthrough Work

use emerging technologies to make an impact

Ideas Not Egos

passion is required;
teamwork is expected

Good for Your Soul

our rural location and unique interior are inspirational

Cold Beer on Tap

need we say more?

Account Executive

You live by your to-do lists, pride yourself on how quickly you answer emails, and are always striving for the elusive “inbox: zero.” Your focus on #winning inspires others to turn to you when things need to get done … yesterday. You understand how strategic marketing objectives translate into paid, earned, owned, and shared media strategies and can explain, for example, how a social media photo contest can contribute to a client’s bottom line.

The Account Executive keeps clients in-the-know and internal teams on their toes; translates marketing plans into timelines and tasks; and identifies opportunities to expand and enhance relationships with existing clients. Above all, the A.E. is a proponent of process, a pillar of organization, and a complete team player. Have what it takes? Keep reading!

Reports to the Director of Account Services.

Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the primary client contact on assigned accounts and is responsible for all ongoing communications: establishing weekly meetings/calls, creating agendas, setting kickoffs, and responding promptly to all client contact
  • Coordinates and implements multiple projects and programs from kickoff to creative briefs to completion — with minimal supervision
  • Proactively seeks feedback from clients to keep projects moving
  • Leads client meetings and follows up with detailed notes and to-dos, both internally and with client teams
  • Actively participates in the strategic planning process in conjunction with the Director of Account Services, translating marketing plans into timelines, budgets, and task lists
  • Partners with Creative Director, Director of Digital Media, and Director of PR to ensure strategies are integrated, deadlines are met, quality of work is up to standard, and the account is running profitably
  • Is the conduit of information between the client and all internal subject matter experts
  • Effectively presents and sells all agency work and proposals to clients; speaks eloquently about the strategic value of everything from a logo to a tweet
  • Keeps apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments as well as trends and competition within the industry
  • Maintains client revenue level against the business plan and quarterly projections, including maintenance and reconciliation of client budgets and billing/approval of invoices
  • Serves as quality control on all deliverables to ensure they are on-strategy, on-message, up-to-par with client expectations, and always catered to the strategic marketing objective
  • Actively seeks additional projects/new business from client contacts; plays an integral role in driving the Request for Proposal process; completes marketing proposals and plans; and participates in face-to-face new business/client pitches
  • Attends client and industry events to show support of client
  • Demonstrates a passion for digital trends and an understanding of consumers/brands
  • Balances analytical thinking/approaches with creative thinking/long-term vision
  • Consistently promotes a positive work environment and culture

 Desired Skills, Attributes, and Experience:

  • Highly responsive and service-focused
  • Ridiculously good time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Experience in a previous marketing position and/or demonstrated superior performance as an account executive
  • You LOVE process but also own the results – not just the tasks
  • Unwavering commitment to success; exceptional attention to detail; strong meeting facilitation skills
  • A personal development mindset with the aspiration of growing with the organization
  • Involvement in the community
  • Passion for working with people (the good, the bad, and the ugly)
  • Creative sensibility; while you gravitate toward process you also consider yourself a creative person at the end of the day
  • 3-5 years of agency experience preferred

Bottom line: You always find a way — and your personal philosophy is pretty darn close to Martin Luther King’s: “If you can’t fly, then run; if you can’t run, then walk; if you can’t walk, then crawl; but whatever you do, you have to keep moving forward.”

Or, send your Resumé and Cover Letter to: careers@goelement.com
Art Director

Element, an advertising and marketing agency in De Pere, Wisconsin, is looking for someone with an eye for design and a deep understanding of how to make the internet a better, more beautiful place.

We are hiring an Art Director who knows how to create a cutting-edge user experience for our clients’ websites and other marketing efforts. As an Art Director at Element, you will take the lead in conceptualizing and designing a variety of visual material for marketing campaigns. This will include digital work such as web design and mobile apps, as well as traditional print and broadcast graphics.

Candidates should have leadership experience and the ability to work in a team including copywriters, account executives, web developers, and other designers. The Art Director will work closely with the design and sales teams to develop effective strategies and bring them to life. You must be passionate about design, interested in the latest online trends, and able to perform in a fast-paced, deadline driven work environment.

Key Responsibilities/Performance Requirements:

  • Compose visually stunning concepts for marketing campaigns of various media types
  • Develop creative material that is on-brand, emotionally-compelling, and drives response
  • Stay current with web design trends, tools, and practices
  • Ability to optimize websites and graphics for speed and search engines
  • Knowledge of best practices for site architecture and navigation
  • Ability to lead direction of artwork and design for websites, videos, photo sessions, etc.
  • Manage freelancers and other outside sources
  • Periodically review client websites to recommend design and UX updates
  • Support reasoning for creative decisions based on client/project goals
  • Become an expert in client brands, target audiences, products, and services
  • Collaborate in teams of other creative people (including the client’s marketing staff)
  • Go beyond the call of duty and constantly challenge yourself to improve

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of experience in an agency setting or as an in-house designer
  • Professional expertise in the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design
  • Proficiency in best practices regarding user experience (UX) online
  • An understanding of the capabilities of web browsers and email clients
  • Capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

Benefits:

  • Paid Vacations and paid holidays
  • Health insurance with dental and vision
  • 401(k) benefits with company match
  • Competitive compensation based on demonstrated skills and experience

Candidate must provide a résumé with recent work samples and/or links to current online projects. Applications submitted without work samples will not be considered.

Or, send your Resumé and Cover Letter to: careers@goelement.com
Graphic Designer/Production Designer

Element, an advertising and marketing agency in De Pere, Wisconsin, is looking for a Graphic/Production Designer who knows how to think creatively; assist in the development of design concepts, graphics, and layouts; and perform in a fast-paced, deadline-driven work environment.

You will work on a variety of projects, including websites, print collateral, product packaging, trade show booths, corporate identity, etc. (you get it, a huge variety of projects). The candidate must have the ability to work with a team of copywriters, account executives, web developers, as well as take direction from the creative director and other designers.

The candidate must have working knowledge of production processes that create and fulfill approved design work and complete digital artwork that meets pre-press requirements. Skills include knowledge of printing techniques, typography, photo cropping/sizing, image manipulation, and digital pre-press. Knowledge of simple image and icon preparation for interactive/web applications is desirable.

Key Responsibilities/Performance Requirements:

  • Provide original designs from conception to completion as required
  • Complete all digital artwork/layouts assigned by the art department supervisor
  • Make all requested changes/corrections promptly and correctly
  • Review all work for errors/omissions internally prior to providing to outside vendors or for client approval
  • Maintain high standards of file construction/management both internally and for vendors
  • Coordinate projects with outside agencies, art services, printers, etc.
  • Assist account teams with presentations of creative for new business pitches
  • Maintain high skill levels in software programs required to perform assigned job functions
  • Confirm all production deadlines with the creative director and traffic manager
  • Prepare digital images for use by the interactive and PR departments

Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of experience in an agency or design setting
  • Professional proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, In-Design
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is desirable.
  • An understanding of the capabilities of web browsers and email
  • Capable of handling multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

Benefits:

  • Paid vacations and paid holidays
  • Health insurance with dental and vision
  • 401(k) benefits with company match
  • Competitive compensation based on demonstrated skills and experience

Candidate must provide a résumé with recent work samples and/or links to current online projects. Applications submitted without work samples will not be considered.

About Element:

Short story—Element is a gathering of creative individuals who deliver strategic thinking, interactive capabilities, sales conversion expertise, and maximum ROI for our clients. And, we have a good time doing it.

Longer version—A full-service ad agency, Element offers everything from soup to nuts (in less technical terms, interactive to broadcast to print). Our team’s experience and insight allows us to handle business-to-business, business-to-consumer, local, and national accounts. Practically everyone here is cross-trained in all areas of marketing expertise: designers know branding, account executives can creatively concept, our copywriter understands search engine optimization.

Within Element, we appreciate the opportunity to do what we do in a casual atmosphere. So, fire up the patio grill, play some Wii, challenge our ping-pong champ, and enjoy a refreshing craft beer on tap. Located in De Pere, just south of Green Bay, Element associates appreciate Northeast Wisconsin’s strong, diversified economy and its dedication to quality and hard work. We take advantage of the outdoor recreational opportunities, culture, and safety. Oh, and that legendary football team.

Or, send your Resumé and Cover Letter to: careers@goelement.com

We look for talented individuals who want to do great work on an amazing team. Through true collaboration with our clients, what we create deepens their customer relationships, drives loyalty, and generates bottom-line results.

Although we live in a digital world, we know nothing will ever replace emotional connections. If you share our passion for crafting connected brands using strategy, social media, copy, art, public relations, digital media, or perhaps a nontraditional tactic—get in touch with us.

Element’s environment is inclusive. We celebrate diversity and the uniqueness of all people. We hire and promote without regard to race, religion, gender, age, color, citizenship, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation or preference, marital or family status, ethnic or national origin, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, or any legally protected categories according to state, federal, and/or local laws.

REASONS TO WORK AT ELEMENT

No need to review numerically ... get nuts, you rebel

( click a number, any number )

Be Challenged

contribute game-changing thinking, daily

Connecting is King

reach various audiences, and then move them

Breakthrough Work

use emerging technologies to make an impact

Ideas Not Egos

passion is required;
teamwork is expected

Good for Your Soul

our rural location and unique interior are inspirational

Cold Beer on Tap

need we say more?