Double digit growth

Over the past few months Drake Cooper has seen notable staff growth, with sixteen recent additions to their team, including:

Kelsie Clegg, Creative Director
Tyler Penner, Designer
Gabe Silva Trevino, Senior Integrated Producer
Lauren Nopar, Project Manager
Nari Bowie, Human Resources Generalist
Dee Marunde, Production Artist
Kara Boonstra, Account Supervisor
Jamie Levey, Senior Copywriter
Mario Bibian, Senior Art Director
Harry Orton, Creative Director
Ginny Guzmán, Creative Resource Manager
Mandy Waldorf Graham, Executive Director of Strategy & Analytics
Amanda Yoon, Senior Strategist
Ben Ducey, Media Buyer
Corina Luna, Account Supervisor
Alyssa Hiller, Designer

New Drake Cooper employees

Mindy Stomp, CEO of Drake Cooper, said about the recent hires, “When I look at these new hires, the diversity of experience excites me. By rough count, these new employees bring experience at 18 recognizable agencies, 32 recognizable brands, and education from eight universities previously not represented at Drake Cooper.”

Congratulations to all.

In Play: Idaho Lottery Creative Services

Idaho Lottery Logo

The Idaho Lottery Commission has issued a “Request for Proposal for bids from responsible, responsive, and experienced advertising and marketing firms interested in providing advertising creative services,” according to a recent press release.

Details of the RFP are available on the Idaho Lottery’s website.

Respondents have until 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time on Friday, April 12, 2024 to provide the Idaho Lottery with written proposal submissions.

Job openings at Boise State

Boise State University has a few creative/marketing/communications-related job openings worth mentioning:

Director, Creative Services, Post-Production

Join Boise State’s talented team of creative services professionals as a Director of Creative Services (Post-Production) in Athletics. This position will be responsible for overseeing the video post-production needs across all varsity sports and supporting areas, including the management and oversight of digital content creation for the purposes of revenue generation and overall marketing of the department. Strong technological and innovative abilities are vital. This position will also act as the primary contact for any post-production needs of Bronco Football and will be in charge of production shoots, including intro videos and specialty features.

Creative Services Manager

Join our team at Boise State University as a Creative Services Manager! As a manager in our Communications and Marketing department, you’ll lead a team of creative professionals in producing high-quality graphic designs, photography, videography, and written content for both print and digital media. With your strategic mindset and leadership experience, you’ll balance leading and doing through management of workflow, assignments, and strategy while ensuring brand compliance and driving innovative marketing campaigns. If you’re ready to make an impact in a dynamic environment and collaborate with talented individuals, apply now to elevate our creative direction to new heights!

Associate Director, Advancement Communications & Marketing

University Advancement is growing! Join Boise State’s talented team of development professionals as our Associate Director for Advancement Communications & Marketing. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of creating the best culture of philanthropy and alumni engagement of any public university in the country!

Full details about each position, how to apply, and other relevant information can be found in the respective job listing links.

Foerstel is now Foerstel+Piper+Martin

Today, the agency formerly known as Foerstel Design revealed their new name and identity: Foerstel+Piper+Martin.

Led by Co-CEOs Laura Martin and Claudia Piper, Foerstel+Piper+Martin is “a colorful mix of creative visionaries, explorers, and strategists! When the sun’s up, we’re crafting brilliance for our amazing clients, hustling to make their brands the next big thing.”

Here’s a sampling of the announcements they’ve shared online today:

Congratulations to Laura, Claudia, and everyone at Foerstel+Piper+Martin.

Looking forward to seeing what’s next.

Job opening at CLM

CLM in Boise is looking for a Senior Writer to join their team. From the job listing on their website:

We are looking for a Senior Copywriter/Conceptor to join our Creative Team. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, knows the ins and outs of the advertising business, and can write both short-form and long-form content. You will be responsible for generating impactful headlines, helping to conceptualize innovative ad campaigns, and create compelling stories for B2C and B2B clients.

Full details about the position and how to apply can be found here.