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Open Positions

Creative Director

Reports to: President

Full-Time | Exempt | Hybrid position | Salaried + benefits

Job Description:

The Creative Director will develop and oversee the concept and execution of creative projects. They will manage the creative ensuring each team members follow branding and style guidelines, standard design principles as well as ensure the quality of work for all creative projects.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and oversee the vision of all creative projects
  • Understand client objectives and needs to ensure all projects align with those objectives and overall strategy
  • Create and enforce design practices and branding guidelines
  • Serve as high-level designer
  • Review and approve all artwork and strategies produced by creative team
  • Work with Associate Creative Director to assign projects and manage deadlines
  • Manage professional development and provide feedback and mentorship to all members of the creative team

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Degree in art, design or other related fields
  • 10+years of hands-on design experience and ability to create and execute comprehensive creative strategies
  • Proficient in Adobe design software including but not limited to Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, etc.
  • Strong understanding of design, copy and web best practices/guidelines
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong management skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Previous agency experience strongly preferred
  • Ability to develop, maintain and promote professional and respectful working relationships with co-workers, clients

Compensation:

This full-time position offers a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, PTO accrual, retirement program and ongoing professional development.

Spears Group is an equal-opportunity organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women, LGBTQ+ and candidates of color are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume and any additional information supporting their experience to [email protected]

Account Coordinator

Reports to: Vice President of Public Relations

Full-Time | Exempt | Hybrid position | Salaried + benefits

Job Description:

Can you help? We’re looking for an Account Coordinator to help our Account Services team implement marketing plans for our clients.

We’re looking for someone who is ready to dive in head first in strategic planning, communication, and organization to keep our clients looking good. Are you forward-thinking? A planner?

How’s your communication? (Now’s a great time to show it off.) Why’s it important to be able to let clients know what’s up, and also be able to keep the internal team up to speed?

Are you organized? Can you keep track of multiple projects at once? Keeping all the plates spinning is crucial – and there are a lot of plates!

Would your past coworkers call you a team player? We’re a small agency, and nobody has time to say “that’s not my job.”

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in planning and executing of 360 degree marketing programs designed to support overall communications and business goals for our clients.
  • Ability to effectively communicate project status and manage client expectations
  • Detail oriented
  • Goal oriented and willing to go above and beyond for the clients
  • Provide general administrative support
  • Must have excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must be able to manage several projects simultaneously and accurately report time, billings, provide updates and meet deadlines
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work well collaboratively in a team environment

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Degree in communications, public relations or another related field
  • Hands-on public relations or marketing  experience preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong management skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Previous experience working with the media, with previous media relationships preferred
  • Ability to develop, maintain and promote professional and respectful working relationships with co-workers, clients, members of the media

Compensation:

This full-time position offers a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, PTO accrual, retirement program and ongoing professional development.

Spears Group is an equal-opportunity organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women, LGBTQ+ and candidates of color are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume and any additional information supporting their experience to [email protected]

Public Relations Manager / Professional Storyteller

Reports to: Vice President of Public Relations

Full-Time | Exempt | Hybrid position | Salaried + benefits

Job Description:

The Public Relations Manager (Manager) is a professional and compelling storyteller that is pivotal in promoting, enhancing, and protecting the brand story and reputations of our diverse clientele. Manager will be responsible for creating and executing comprehensive communications programs, involving communications tactics that support the overall strategy, position, and vision of our clients, including but not limited to establishing unified multi-faceted marketing strategies, media and community outreach and crisis communications.

Responsibilities:

  • A highly strategic communicator who can understand, synthesize, and communicate artfully about complex and nuanced topics.
  • Directly lead and manage comprehensive communications strategies to support client brand goals
  • Execute broad range of tactical public relations activities supporting overall strategic communications goals
  • Become an ambassador of the agency and our clients in developing relationships with media and key community groups and members
  • Craft compelling stories deployed via press releases, media alerts and other external communications pieces independently
  • Actively engage in media relations and story pitching on behalf of clients
  • Regularly monitor media engagement and other established marketing KPIs to optimize current tactics and find opportunities for new solutions
  • Work with the Creative team to provide clear and strategic direction for tactics requiring creative elements
  • Function as day-to-day client liaison for the agency with minimal supervision, managing the multiple facets of the client relationship including but not limited to managing internal and external timelines, resources, and budget.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Degree in communications, public relations or another related field
  • Minimum 4 years of hands-on public relations experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong management skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Previous experience working with the media, with previous media relationships preferred
  • Ability to develop, maintain and promote professional and respectful working relationships with co-workers, clients, members of the media

Compensation:

This full-time position offers a competitive base salary commensurate with experience, PTO accrual, retirement program and ongoing professional development.

Spears Group is an equal-opportunity organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. Women, LGBTQ+ and candidates of color are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates should email their cover letter, resume and any additional information supporting their experience to [email protected]



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New Orleans, LA
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Contact

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