From an anonymous job listing on Craigslist:
Established Boise agency seeks a mid- to senior-level art director/graphic designer with deep interactive design experience and a portfolio full of intelligent identity work, printed collateral, packaging and advertising examples. Video editing and motion graphics experience a plus. We have a wide variety of local, regional and national clients, and a strong reputation for creativity–at least, that’s what we like to tell ourselves. Please reply with a pdf of samples and resume. Thanks.
More details and can be found in the original job listing.
The Boise Advertising Federation is renewing its Three Courses + Cake luncheon speaker series this year, with Marcus Fischer, President of space150 in Minneapolis, MN.
Based in Minneapolis, with additional offices in Los Angeles and New York, space150 is a digital agency that was founded in 2000. As President, Marcus Fischer leads the business side of the agency, and has more than a decade’s worth of experience in account planning.
Prior to joining space150, Fischer was Group Planning Director at Carmichael Lynch, and was also a founding partner and Account Planning Director at One And All in Minneapolis.
The luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, February 3rd, from 11:30 – 1:00 at the Linen Building, 1402 Grove St. in downtown Boise. Cost is $18 for BAF members, or $25 for non-members.
For more details or to RSVP for the event, contact the BAF.
For the past few years, a common question in the marketing world has been “Will things get better or worse this year?”
Recently, Tanzina Vega and Stuart Elliott tackled that question in an article published in the New York Times. Give the article a read — it’ll be worth you time.
After Two Slow Years, an Industry Rebound Begins
The next Magic Valley Advertising Federation event, Workshop 11 – How to Build Your Brand Through Social Media, is scheduled for Thursday, January 13th.
From the MVAF:
In this workshop, hear the latest on Social Media trends—for individuals and small/medium-sized businesses, what’s coming, what works and what doesn’t—and discover how Charles J. Orlando—relationship expert, Facebook Personality, and author of the highly-acclaimed book The Problem with Women… is Men: The Evolution of a Man’s Man to a Man of Higher Consciousness—embraced these challenges and leveraged Social Engagement to achieve awareness, mainstream TV and radio interviews, and to crack the code of Social Media—growing his Facebook Fan Page from 300 fans in February 2010 to over 52,000 in July 2010 —with zero dollars spent on marketing.
This workshop will be held at the Shilo Inn in Twin Falls. Check in is at 1:30 p.m. and the workshop starts at 2:00 p.m. Cost is $35 for members and $50 for non-members.
Fore more details and RSVP information, see the event’s listing on the MVAF website.
Capital City Communicators is accepting entries for the 2011 IMPACT Awards, which recognize the best work over the past year in marketing, PR and communications. The awards recognize work in a variety of categories, including:
- Annual Report
- Community Relations
- Digital Publication
- Feature Writing
- Green PR
- Investor Relations
- and more
Entries are being accepted through February 10th, with late entries accepted through February 24th for an additional fee.
Curious about the types of entries received in the IMPACT Awards? Well, the Idaho Ad Agencies blog was among the entrants recognized at the 2010 IMPACT Awards.
The Boise Advertising Federation is hosting a Creative Competition for a Cause event on Wednesday, January 12th from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
During the event, six teams will create and submit designs for the mural space in downtown Boise at the corner of 8th and Main. The murals will be designed for the Women’s and Children’s Alliance, and will be celebrating the 100th anniversary of the organization.
The competition will be held at the WaterCooler, 1401 W. Idaho St.
Admission cost is $10, with proceeds benefiting the WCA and BAF.