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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 Madison advertising agency, is looking to hire an Account Executive. As a key contributor to the success of the company, the Account Executive is the main contact between the agency and client accounts and will be expected to perform at the highest standard of professionalism and efficiency when handling assigned responsibilities.

Internal Roles & Responsibilities
  • Creates, strategizes, and executes the client plans
  • Assists in working current clients deeper to achieve new business
  • Makes suggestions for plan improvement
  • Discusses career goals with Senior AE team leader and Account Services Director, as well as President
  • Grows from ongoing training internally and with clients
  • Demonstrates leadership through actions and communication within and between departments
  • Takes initiative to work on accounts, presentations, projects etc.
  • Is resourceful and appropriately aggressive in growing and maintaining the accounts to which they are assigned
  • Sources and shares relevant articles on industry trends and news within and between departments
  • Manages and communicates approval and execution of plan through various agency departments
  • Engages relevant agency departments to develop plan, including Strategy & Content, Media, Interactive and Finance
  • Inputs projects into Project Bubble
  • Per the plan, works with each department to manage body of work for on-time completion with client approvals, as needed
  • Attends regularly held staff meetings to check on project statuses
  • Takes ownership of sharing ideas, processes or questions at regular company meetings
  • Represents agency at industry and community functions
Required Skills & Experience
  • At least 2-4 years of advertising agency experience or relevant experience
  • Possesses excellent account management skills
  • Strong, effective communicator
  • Self-motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Able to multi-task
  • Proficiency in both traditional and digital marketing tools
Client Facing Roles & Responsibilities
  • Leads and initiates planning and development of strategic marketing plans for his or her clients
  • Schedules, coordinates and attends all assigned client meetings – travel required
  • Prepares all documents and presentations for assigned client meetings
  • May assist in preparing documents and presentations for other client meetings as needed
  • Completes annual strategic marketing plans, inclusive of budgets
  • Adheres to budget constraints
  • Ensures prompt collection of accounts receivable
  • Reviews all billing and compares to approved plan; reports discrepancies to relevant departments, if discrepancies are disputed
  • Obtains client approval of plans; effectively presents, sells and defends all agency work/proposals to clients
  • Establishes, obtains and presents metrics/results
  • Proactively, regularly checks in with client for feedback and needs
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge of, and be conversant in, each clients’ business – their key issues, competitive situation and industry trends
  • Has knowledge of and keeps apprised of client’s brand, markets, competitive landscape, products and services
  • Makes suggestions for plan improvement or best practice applications
  • Regularly checks for and responds within 24 hours to all client communication
  • Coordinates and executes face-to-face client meetings – to gain new business, further relationships, review results, or explain agency methodologies
  • Attends client conventions as required
Performance Metrics
  • Several things are taken into account – number of clients/contacts, number of new accounts (required ramp-up time), client satisfaction, client workloads/client management, and department evaluations as well as self-evaluations
To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter no later than April 14, 2017, to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Account Executive.

Company Profile

Kennedy Communications, a full-service Madison advertising agency, is seeking an Associate Account Executive to join our talented, hard-working, passionate Account Services Team. The Associate Account Executive will assist the Client Service department in managing the contact between the agency and client accounts and reports to the Account Services Director and/or Senior Account Executive.

Responsibilities
  • Assists in the execution of projects associated with client plans
  • Prepares all documents and presentations for requested meetings
  • Participates in agency meetings
  • Assists Account Services Director and assigned AE’s in the creation of annual strategic marketing plans, inclusive of budgets
  • Enters projects into project management software tool
  • Works with each department to manage projects to achieve on time completion
  • Assists in obtaining and presenting metrics/results
  • Has knowledge of and keeps apprised of client’s brand, industry trends, markets, competitive landscape, products and service
  • Attends bi-weekly AE meetings to share account updates, client “wins” as best practices and actively participates in discussions
  • Attends regularly held staff meetings to check on project statuses
  • Represents agency at industry and community functions
Required Skills & Experience
  • 1-2 years of advertising agency experience or related marketing experience
  • Effective communicator
  • Independently motivated
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Some proficiency in both Traditional and Digital marketing tools
Compensation & Benefits
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits package including 401(k)
  • Summer hours!
  • Fully stocked snack cabinet
  • Fun, talented coworkers who are a blast to work with
  • Supportive work/life balance
To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter no later than April 14, 2017, to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Associate Account Executive.

Company Profile

Kennedy Communications is looking to hire a Data Analyst. This individual will gather, analyze and report upon web data for various online channels and campaigns. A successful candidate will have a curious mind that can translate numbers and charts into recommendations for improving our online presence. This person will also have experience using web metrics to draw conclusions about the impact of past marketing initiatives, both online and offline. In addition to traditional reporting and data analysis the Data Analyst will help to maintain over 150 client websites and contact information databases across multiple software programs. This position possesses a broad understanding of complex statistical analysis and all related applications, serves as a subject matter expert and applies advanced industry knowledge, investigates new tools and technologies that will aid in data analysis, and handles special projects as assigned by management. The Data Analyst mentors, provides feedback, and offers guidance to other team members.

Responsibilities
  • General Interactive Reporting: website and PPC analytics, lead numbers, conversion rates and costs per lead, the effect of outside marketing efforts.
  • General Website and Database Maintenance.
  • Internal support: Answering questions about analytics data, leads, database content, client-facing software programs.
  • Help manage internal and lead-delivery databases, client-facing software programs.
  • Troubleshoot lead delivery issues.
  • Quality assurance for interactive reporting, website and database maintenance.
Required Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor of Science Degree
  • 2-5 years experience
  • R Statistical Software programming and packages
  • In depth knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Adwords and Google products
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with database programs
  • Ability to work well independently or as part of collaborative work environment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Organized and exhibits strong attention to detail
  • Thrives in fast-paced, flexible environments
  • Understands the integration between offline & online marketing initiatives
  • Can handle multiple tasks, switch priorities and change focus as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Powerpoint, Word
Compensation & Benefits
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Competitive benefits package including 401(k)
  • Summer hours!
  • Fully stocked snack cabinet
  • Fun, talented coworkers who are a blast to work with
  • Supportive work/life balance
Performance Metrics
  • Several things are taken into account – number of clients/contacts, number of new accounts (required ramp-up time), client satisfaction, client workloads/client management, and department evaluations as well as self-evaluations.
To Apply

Submit your resume and cover letter no later than April 14, 2017, to careers@kennedyc.com with the subject Account Executive.

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