Job openings at SOVRN

SOVRN is looking to grow their team again, and has two new openings they recently posted on their site:

Art Director

We are seeking an art director with excellent design chops who can also provide clear direction without losing sight of project goals. We want an art director that can work with and mentor our designers, animators, videographers and other creatives to lead and unify a creative vision and deliver campaigns that are as impactful as they are thoughtful. To mesh with our team at SOVRN, you’ll need to be able to communicate a vision to the team, provide clear direction and feedback, and listen to client requests to determine how to best incorporate feedback.

As an art director, your responsibility lies in leading and maintaining the creative vision for a project or campaign and helping the team produce that vision. You can expect eager team members to support and enhance your vision, as well as simple and effective processes to help you maintain deadlines and deliverables.


Graphic Designer

We are seeking a talented graphic designer that is looking to create work that makes an impact. We want a talented designer that pushes creative boundaries and delivers appropriate, unique and rich design for a range of work in print and digital mediums. You’ll get great direction and support from the project teams to help you achieve your best work. To fit in at SOVRN, you’ll need to be able to work well with others, which includes having the confidence to stand behind your work and receive constructive feedback.


Full details about both positions — including how to apply — can be found on SOVRN’s website.

Job opening: Graphic Designer

Name Brand Promotions in Boise is looking for a Graphic Designer. From the job description:


We need a risk-taker, someone who is fearless & refuses to settle. A dynamic creative who break from the herd and forge their own path. Who pores over the latest graphic design photography and social trends for information and inspiration. They motivate us to be uncompromising, unapologetic, to express ourselves and stay true to who we are no matter the consequences. Someone who generates innovative, jaw-dropping ideas and loves bringing them to life!

We need a designer to implement our marketing plan, do web-work, photography, graphic design, creative.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and implement marketing strategies.
  • Develop and implement our marketing calendar.
  • Work closely with the creative team to produce award-winning and compelling, integrated communications. campaigns that include traditional and digital media applications.
  • Translate high-level designs into production ready files.
  • Develop and organize marketing and branding materials.
  • Maintain the company’s website and support with our social media accounts (Facebook/Inista/LinkedIn)

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Proactive in their work – when you have free time, recommend to the Design Lead what is next to get done, or reach out for direction (prepares work by gathering information and materials necessary).
  • Typography, Grid Systems, Composition.

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

Client-side job opening: Senior Manager, Public Relations and Communications

Truckstop.com is looking for a Senior Manager of Public Relations and Communications to join their team in Boise. From the job listing:

As a core member of the Marketing team, the Senior Manager, Public Relations and Communications is responsible for developing and executing proactive public relations strategies to drive Truckstop.com’s position in the marketplace as the most trusted and innovative solution in the freight community. To improve awareness and influence internal and external perception and reputation for our brand and products, market position and revenue goals.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Work across the company to lead and take a hands-on approach to all aspects of PR and communication initiatives including brand, product, industry, and executive PR from ideation through execution.
  • Develop, plan and execute public relations strategies to proactively create, pitch and generate coverage around important strategic topics/activities and that position us as an innovative thought leader.
  • Drive mindshare with industry analysts and ensure pullthrough on analysts reports of our core product messaging.
  • Identify and cultivate strong relationships with key journalists, bloggers, social influencers, industry influencers, and media representatives.
  • Research, write and distribute press releases and other communication materials (pitches, statements, Q&A’s, bylined articles, tweets, op-ed pieces, internal communications, etc).
  • Work with other teams including HR, executive team, media, content, and project management to create communications and ensure materials and messages are consistent.
  • Lead, analyze, and produce regular PR reports for executive management, identifying key insights, tracking progress and recommending actions for improvement.
  • Develop and distribute materials for social media and manage/respond to posts and comments, partner with content marketing teams to leverage content and key connections.
  • Elevate the profile of Truckstop.com, our products, and culture even further through the development of high-quality award submissions.
  • Serve as the company spokesperson to represent Truckstop.com’s brand in public which may include, industry events and trade associations, press and media relations, and within the communities of Truckstop.com.
  • Responsible for supporting internal communications initiatives, with a key focus on writing internal news articles and developing messaging for company communication.
  • Proactively maintain a variety of external-facing communication assets, including executive biographies, company fact sheets, and digital press kit.
  • Manages agency and freelancer relationships that provide supplmental public relations services.
  • Participates in special projects and other duties as assigned.

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

Job openings at Drake Cooper

We got word recently of a couple new job openings at Drake Cooper:


Art Director

YOU: Strategically-minded-Art Director/Designer-rock star-type person. Highly developed collaborative muscles and concept chops with mad execution skills. Comfortable living and playing in the digital world. Fluent in geek, gradient, GFX and glass half-full vernacular. Not afraid to throw ROI into a sentence, between FTW and a fist bump. Have the talent to backup a huge ego, but you don’t have one. Passionate, driven, curious, resourceful, inventive, friend, problem solver.

US: We have mad love for advertising. We have mad love for advertising. We have mad love for ADVERTISING. And we thrive on creating great work that works. We value drive, debate, breaking trail, please and thank yous, POV, and making things better than we found them. We collaborate fiercely, we play nice and drink beer together. We’re good at what we do, but we’re constantly working to get better, we embrace change, we take risks, we show up, we stay late when we need to and leave early when we can, but we don’t leave anyone hanging. We have your back. We don’t believe in the limitations of titles, we dedicate time to learn and grow. We are artists, nerds, hackers, gamers, coders, storytellers, strategists, analysts, and makers. We don’t work for Drake Cooper, we are Drake Cooper.

Production Artist

How good are you at bringing things to life? Do you need a castle and lots of wires and a lightning storm? Or can you pretty much do everything with a Mac? We’re looking for a killer production artist with proven experience. Someone who has mad attention to detail, and can keep their head when things in the lab don’t go as planned. Strong typographic and layout skills are a must and outstanding organizational skills are a given. Lab coat and goggles not required.


Full details about both positions, and how to apply, can be found via their respective links.

Job opening: Copywriter

SOVRN in Boise is looking to add a Copywriter to their team. From the job description on their website:

First and foremost, you should be able to write. Headlines, content, storylines, fun stuff—not technical stuff. Coming in a close second is that you need to be able to come up with ideas and concepts. We have a team that can bring just about any idea to life, but we want another great creative mind to add ideas, opinions, perspective and experience. You need to be confident enough to present any idea to the team and take constructive feedback without feeling it’s a personal attack.

Things you better be if you apply:
– Born to write irresistible prose
– Able to take feedback without taking your soccer ball home
– Flexible without being a pushover
– Self-driven, motivated & confident
– More effective as part of a team
– Nice

Things that don’t make the cut:
– Flakiness
– Negativity
– Arrogance

Full details and how to apply can be found on their site.