Careers

We're KennedyC

An award-winning, mid-size, full-service advertising agency in Madison, Wisconsin. Since 1983, we’ve hired the best marketing minds to stay ahead of the curve.

We’re different because

Our new employees don’t use training wheels. As soon as you’re hired and up to speed, you can make real change for our clients. Prove yourself, do good work, and you’ll have the kind of access and opportunity your friends envy.

You'll love us because

KennedyC employees genuinely like working together. We respect the unique skill sets that every person can offer, and we look for ways to let employees express passion and ideas. You can make friends and connections at KennedyC that last a lifetime.

Company Profile

Kennedy Communications, a full-service advertising agency located in Madison, WI, and recipient of one of the 2022 Top Workplaces, is seeking an Agency Project Coordinator to join our growing, fast-paced creative company. The Agency Project Coordinator is, in essence, the air traffic controller of all projects from paid search to social campaigns to all types of media. The Agency Project Coordinator manages the scheduling of projects and specialists to meet target deadlines in order to provide the best service to our clients.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Schedules and coordinates all agency projects
  • Key communicator between account executives and specialists
  • Ensures accuracy of entered projects
  • Manages project management software
  • Prepares documents for and facilitates weekly traffic meetings to communicate agency workload
  • Participates in agency meetings, as needed
  • Provides monthly reports to Agency Directors
  • Reports to the Director of Finance
Key Attributes
  • Strong, effective communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to trouble-shoot and problem solve
  • Ability to multitask
  • Collaborative skills
  • Makes suggestions and/or asks questions to ensure best practice applications
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs, as well as Zoom
  • Associates degree preferably in administrative assistant, office assistant, marketing or related field or at least 2 years of relevant, transferable office experience
  • Knowledge of both traditional and digital marketing tools
Pay Scale
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Fun, talented coworkers
  • Supportive work/life balance
  • Summer hours

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States following an offer of employment

Equal Employment Opportunity

KennedyC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

If this is the job for you, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Agency Project Coordinator.

Company Profile

Kennedy Communications, a full-service advertising agency located in Madison, WI, and recipient of one of the 2022 Top Workplaces, is seeking an Assistant Office Manager to join our growing, fast-paced creative company. The Assistant Office Manager will report to the Director of Finance and Operations and assist the Finance and Operations team with daily tasks.

Role and Responsibilities
  • Acts as point person at front desk, performing reception and phone-answering functions
  • Key communicator between account executives and billing department
  • Works extensively with workflow software/client flowcharts
  • Interfaces with landlord to stay on top of building maintenance
  • Participates in agency meetings, as needed
  • Helps coordinate travel arrangements for key agency players
  • Executes various administrative human resources tasks
  • Prepares material and leads monthly staff meetings
  • Performs miscellaneous administrative duties
  • Reports to the Director of Finance and Operations
Key Attributes
  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve
  • Friendly, polite and professional demeanor
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong, effective communication skills
  • Organization and the ability to multitask to complete a variety of duties
  • Collaborative skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs and Zoom
  • Comfortable and adept at working with numbers and budgets
  • Associates degree in administrative assistant, office assistant, marketing or related field or at least two years of relevant, transferable office experience
Pay Scale
  • Commensurate with experience
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Fun, talented coworkers
  • Supportive work/life balance
  • Summer hours

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States following an offer of employment

Equal Employment Opportunity

KennedyC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

If this is the job for you, please send your cover letter and resume to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Assistant Office Manager.

Company Profile

Kennedy Communications, a full-service advertising agency located in Madison, WI, and recipient of one of the 2022 Top Workplaces, is seeking an Associate Account Executive to join our growing, fast-paced creative company. The Associate Account Executive will assist the Client Service department in managing the contact between the agency and client accounts. You will have a great opportunity to grow into a bigger role. You will also report to the Director of Account Services.


Associate Account Executive Role
  • Assists in the execution of projects associated with client plans
  • Prepares documents and presentations for requested meetings
  • Participates and helps prepare for agency meetings (internal and other)
  • Assists Account Executives in the creation of annual strategic marketing plans, inclusive of budgets
  • Inputs projects into Mavenlink, our project management system
  • Per the plan, works with each department to manage projects to achieve on-time completion
  • Assists in obtaining and presenting metrics/results
  • Has knowledge of and takes initiative to learn and keeps apprised of client's brand, industry trends, markets, competitive landscape, products and services
  • May be responsible for agency and client research
  • May handle limited account work
  • Attends regularly held staff meetings to check on project statuses
  • Represents agency at industry and community functions
Required Skills & Experience

Preferred 1-2 years of advertising agency experience or related marketing experience; effective communicator; self-starter; excellent attention to detail; some proficiency in both traditional and digital marketing tools; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.

Compensation

Commensurate with experience, Competitive Benefits Package

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States following an offer of employment

Equal Employment Opportunity

KennedyC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Associate Account Executive.

KennedyC, a full-service Madison advertising agency and a 2022 Top Workplaces award recipient, is looking to hire a Digital Media Buyer. If you love using digital marketing channels to solve problems and answer business questions, then this is the job for you. This individual will join our Media team implementing media campaigns, analyzing, optimizing and reporting upon large sets of data for a variety of regional and national accounts. This person will also handle handling Paid Media campaigns on platforms such as Google Ads, YouTube, Google Display Network and Facebook Ads.

A successful candidate will have a curious mind that can translate numbers and charts into recommendations for improving our marketing presence. This person will also have experience using web metrics to draw conclusions about the impact of past marketing initiatives, both online and offline. They must be able to communicate these findings, insights and recommendations to various internal agency departments. Qualified candidates will be organized, detail-oriented, and have excellent communication and cooperative skills to successfully place media buys across various marketing channels.

Responsibilities
  • Configure, Manage, and Optimize Google Ads, Bing Ads, and social campaigns
  • Tasks include but not limited to: Update budgets/delivery areas, research keywords, write compelling ad copy to optimize quality score, create landing page and implement tracking code through the use of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Compile and interpret PPC and social media campaign results, lead numbers, conversion rates and costs per lead, as well as the impact of marketing efforts outside of PPC
  • Create reporting dashboards through Google Data Studio
  • Make budget recommendations and estimates campaign performance
  • Keep up to date with current paid search strategies through continuing education
  • Manage campaign budget by estimating monthly costs & reconciling discrepancies
  • Answer questions, both internally and client-based, about campaign data, leads, database content, client-facing software programs
  • Serve as quality assurance for interactive reporting, website and database maintenance
  • Conduct industry and competitor research using social media and other online tools
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Knowledge of Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and/or Facebook Ads Manager
  • 1-5 years of in platform buying experience
  • Proven experience and success managing PPC campaigns across Google and Bing
  • Experience with Bid Management tools is a plus
  • Familiarity with A/B and multivariate testing
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team
  • Loves learning new methods, software and technologies
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Thrives in fast-paced, flexible environments
  • Open to a collaborative work environment
  • Understands the integration between offline & online marketing initiatives
  • Can easily multi-task and adjust focus as needed
  • BS Degree
Benefits
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive full benefits package including 401(k)
  • Summer hours!
  • Fun, talented coworkers who are a blast to work with
  • Supportive work/life balance

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States following an offer of employment

Equal Employment Opportunity

KennedyC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Submit your resume and cover letter to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Digital Media Buyer.

Kennedy Communications, a full-service Madison ad agency, is looking for a Data Science Marketing Specialist. Part-time may be available.

The Data Scientist position possesses a broad understanding of complex statistical analysis and all related applications. Serves as a subject matter expert and applies advanced data industry knowledge. Investigates new tools and technologies that will aid in data analysis. Handles special projects as assigned by management. Mentors and provides feedback and guidance to other team members. Uses R to solve problems, answer marketing questions, and scale and automate repetitive tasks. At KennedyC, we empower our team to guide our agency to come up with new ideas to improve our applications.

Responsibilities
  • Help the agency manage mountains of data and data analytics so information can be used more strategically to make business decisions and better serve customers
  • Use analytical methodologies to work with large datasets & extract meaningful business insight and creatively solve business problems
  • The Data Scientist is responsible for supporting data science initiatives that drive business profitability, increased efficiencies, improved customer experience, identifying trends and providing business solutions
  • Maintain healthy data by data scrubbing including merging, filtering, decoding and translating data
  • Responsible for documenting and maintaining code library
  • Help manage internal and lead-delivery databases, client-facing software programs
  • Create programming and automation techniques, such as libraries, that simplify day-to-day processes
  • Develop big data infrastructures
  • Troubleshoot lead delivery issues
  • Quality assurance for interactive reporting, website and database maintenance
  • Program and scale calculations for constantly evolving dashboards and KPI measurements to fit clients’ needs
  • Use R to solve problems, answer marketing questions, and scale and automate repetitive tasks
  • Collaborate with business partners and cross-functional teams, requiring effective communication skills, building relationships, and focus on understanding the overall business area being supported
Desired Skills & Experience
  • We’re looking for someone with 2-4 years of experience (coursework accepted) manipulating data sets and building statistical models, has a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or another quantitative field, and is familiar with the following software/tools:
    • Coding knowledge and experience with JavaScript and experience managing/using statistical computer languages: R, Python, SQL, etc.
    • Experience with distributed data/computing tools: Map/Reduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Gurobi, MySQL, etc.
    • Experience visualizing/presenting data for stakeholders using: D3, ggplot, etc.
    • Experience using web services: DigitalOcean
    • Experience analyzing data from 3rd party providers: Google Analytics, Adwords, Facebook Insights, etc.
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn
  • Organized and exhibits strong attention to detail
  • Thrives in fast-paced, flexible environments
  • An appreciation for the world of marketing and advertising
Compensation & Benefits
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive full benefits package including 401(k)
  • Summer hours!
  • Fun, talented coworkers who are a blast to work with
  • Supportive work/life balance

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States following an offer of employment

Equal Employment Opportunity

KennedyC is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Data Science Marketing Specialist.

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