Catching up on New Hire News

Okay, so I’ve fallen behind with news of new hires as of late, so here’s a quick roundup of a few that have taken place in the past several months.

Oliver Russell
Adie Tubbs joined Oliver Russell as an Account Coordinator.  Previously, she was a Leasing Consultant with Riverstone Residential Group, and has also interned with Advantage Advertising.  She is a graduate of the University of Idaho.

Stoltz Marketing Group
Brian Stoltz joined Stoltz Marketing Group as Production and Media Coordinator.  Brian was previously an office in the U.S. Army and a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.  He is also currently an MBA student at Boise State University.

Red Sky Public Relations
Leigh Ann Dufurrena joined Red Sky Public Relations as an Account Executive.  She was previously with Carew Co., and is a graduate of Boise State University.  Leigh Ann is also an active volunteer in the community, giving time to organizations such as the Trey McIntyre Project, Cupcake Collective and i48 Film Project.

Denae Castellaw also joined Red Sky as an Assistant Account Executive.  She has recently relocated to Boise from Lewiston, where she worked in a radio newsroom in the area.  She is a graduate of Washington State University.

Congratulations to all.


Client-Side Job Opening: Marketing Manager

Blue Cross of Idaho has an opening for a Marketing Manager.  From the job listing on Craigslist:

To develop, implement and maintain integrated marketing strategies to meet organizational objectives. Translate the strategic vision into marketing context, delivering customer approval, increased loyalty and consumption. Evaluate customer research, market conditions, competitor data, and implement appropriate marketing plan changes. Manage marketing, advertising and promotional activities, including print, radio, TV, web and other advertising production, receipt and distribution.


Required Experience:

* Five years of experience in all aspects of developing and maintaining marketing strategies including, but not limited to, managing and developing innovative and creative marketing brands and campaigns in all media, utilizing new media marketing tools and techniques.

Full details and how to apply can be found in the original job listing.

Job Openings at Drake Cooper

Drake Cooper

Drake Cooper in Boise has two job openings listed on their website:

Part Time or Contract Web Developer:

The ideal candidate writes code and is at the forefront of interactive design trends. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Candidate must be self-directed with a high level of attention to detail and the ability to work with minimal supervision. We are looking for both Passion and creativity. Technical Prerequisites: Ability to code semantic, standards-based xhtml and bulletproof css — an absolute must. Experience with jQuery, PHP, extending WordPress and working in a LAMP environment preferred. Please include resume as well as portfolio or work samples.

Media Planner:

We’re looking for someone with mad skills in strategy and negotiating, a couple years experience in coordination and implementation of media promotions, and someone who knows how to throw down when it comes to radio, television, cable, outdoor and online. We need a team mate who wants to dive into each project with gusto.

Full details about each position, requirements and how to apply can be found on the agency’s website.


New Hires at DaviesMoore

DaviesMooreA recent stroll through the DaviesMoore website revealed a couple of new hires:

Jessica Moon has joined the agency as Account Services Assistant.  She is a recent graduate of the College of Idaho with a B.A. in Business: Accounting & Finance.

Katie Johnson has also joined the agency as an Account Executive.  Prior to joining DaviesMoore, she was most recently an Account Executive at Drake Cooper.  Katie is a graduate of the University of Idaho with a B.S. in Communication, Advertising Option.

Congratulations to both.


AIGA Event: LEMONADE Film Screening

AIGA Idaho will be screening LEMONADE in Boise on Wednesday, November 10th at the WaterCooler in downtown Boise.  A social hour will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the screening starting at 7:00 p.m.

The screening is free to those who would like to attend, but a suggested $5 donation is recommended.  Proceeds from the film screening will be given to the filmmakers, to help with with their latest project LEMONADE: Detroit.

For those long-time readers, you may remember that we’ve mentioned LEMONADE in the past, and you may have even had a chance to watch part or all of it online.  Regardless, it’s a film that is worth seeing again, and a great way to support the efforts of Erik Proulx and company.

IFAF Event: Encore Presentation of AAF Brand:You

The Idaho Falls Advertising Federation is hosting an encore presentation of AAF Brand:You – Landing a Job in a Competitive Market.

This event will be held at the Hard Hat Steakhouse & Grill at Snake River Landing on Thursday, November 18th from 11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost is $12 for members and $15 for non-members.

RSVPs for this event should be directed to Lisa Fischbach at 208-524-1777 or Keith Gifford at 208-522-5100.