Job Opening: Bookeeper / Office Manager

Peppershock Media Productions in Nampa has an opening for a Bookkeeper / Office Manager.  From the job listing on their website:

Ideal candidate will have friendly sunny disposition and helpful perspective on life, maintain a neat & professional appearance, willingness to grow with an eight year old marketing/advertising/creative production small business. Be extremely able to multi-task, maintain/organize front desk area, remain flexible in job duties as small business employees tend to wear many hats, be a team player, pay very close attention to the little details that all add up to make a big difference (coffee making skills a must).

Answer calls in a friendly manor, and/or interact with customers to provide information in response to inquiries ensuring the firm’s clients are satisfied. Avoid mid-air collisions at all costs.

Complete details are available in the original job listing. Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume by Friday, March 4th.

AIGA/BAF Event: Three Courses + Cake w/ Debbie Millman, President, AIGA and the Design Group at Sterling Brands

AIGA Idaho and the Boise Advertising Federation are presenting Three Courses + Cake with Debbie Millman on Thursday, March 10th from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Debbie Millman is President of the Design Division of Sterling Brands, and President of AIGA, the professional association for design.  She has worked in the design business for over 25 years, including nearly 15 years at Sterling Brands.

Additionally, Millman is the author of three books:

She also has a fourth book, due out in October, titled Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits.

This event is being held at the Linen Building in downtown Boise.  Space is limited and RSVPs are strongly recommended.  Cost is $18 for AIGA and BAF members and $25 for non-members.

RSVPs can be sent to or through the event page on Facebook.

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Call for Nominations – Silver Medal Award

The Idaho Advertising Federation has issued a Call for Nominations for the Silver Medal Award.

The Silver Medal Award is to an individual who has made outstanding contributions to advertising by furthering the industry’s standards, creative excellence, and responsibilities in areas of social concern.

Nominations are being accepted now through March 11th.  More details about the Silver Medal, past award winners, and nomination requirements can be found here.

For questions about the nomination process, contact Bob Rosenthal at (208) 429-5568, or email him at

Pro-Bono Opportunity: ACLU Idaho

The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho is looking for someone to redesign their website.  They are looking for a simple redesign that will give them a more updated look and feel.

This is a pro-bono / low-bono project, but could be a good opportunity for a recent graduate or someone similar to get some good experience with WordPress or similar platforms.

If you’d like more information, contact Kathy Griesmyer, Office Administrator & Program Coordinator, at or (208) 344-9750 x201.

Mitchell + Palmer bulks up with creative muscle

Mitchell + Palmer in Boise has added two well-known names to their team: copywriter and creative director, Tom Donahoe, and art director and designer, Jeremy “Jerms” Lanningham.

Donahoe, formerly of Donahoe Pace and Partners joins the agency as a partner and co-creative director. He has worked on brands, like Alaska and Horizon Airlines, Pepsi, Oberto, and Coors Light. Closer to home, Donahoe has been responsible for creative work on the Humanitarian Bowl, Boise State University, Cap Ed, and United Heritage.

Lanningham, who specializes in design and illustration, joins the agency from NKTRNL, an illustration and design studio he founded in 1999. His clients include Burton, Gnu, Omatic Snowboards, TransWorld Media and 686. Locally he has worked with Newt & Harolds, Flying M Coffeehouse, Prestige, Smith Sport Optics, and the Boise Weekly.

Congratulations to both Tom and Jerms.  And hearty ‘well done’ to Mitchell + Palmer for snagging two extremely talented people.

Job Opening: Web Developer

Motive Media in Boise has an opening for a Web Developer.  From their Craigslist posting:

Motive Media – a Hybrid Digital + Traditional Agency is seeking a web developer that displays a very strong understanding of PHP, WordPress and Front End website development. Our ideal candidate will have worked in the field for at least 1 year, and can preform under strict deadlines with minimal supervision. This position will likely start as a contract basis, with the opportunity to become Full Time in the near future. Compensation will depend on experience/education.

Projects to include high level web development across a myriad of industries including but not limited to: Hospitality, Real Estate, Travel, Sports and Information Technology.

The candidate must live/work in the Treasure Valley and be flexible enough to operate with their own equipment and working environment. If needed office is available to selected candidate.

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