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Copywriter
Location: Cleveland, OH
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level

Job Department – Creative Services

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to make things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here, too, which has helped us be an Ad Age Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and love to solve problems in unexpected ways. Oh, yeah, and who like to have fun. 

Reports To: Creative Director and Executive Creative Director

The Role: Copywriter

SUMMARY: We’re searching for an exceptional copywriter who is full of ideas and grit; a conceptual creative who is not afraid of writing technical websites or translating manufacturing lingo for potential consumers. Ideally, our next copywriter will have a minimum of three years of agency experience with a nice balance of direct-to-consumer and business-to-business copywriting.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Copywriting and Client Counsel:

  • Own projects from briefing to execution.
  • Take an active interest in our clients’ businesses and develop solid knowledge of each client’s brand, product and, most of all, audience. Additionally, build strong client relationships and guide clients through creative challenges.
  • Develop ideas – not just ads – that make the world a better place and add value to people’s lives.
  • Develop ideas that work across a variety of platforms.
  • Be accountable; meet deadlines and do what you say you’ll do.

Your Impact

  • Empower others to do things that have never been done.
  • Recognize strong insights about diverse audiences and develop them into ideas.
  • Guide clients and co-workers through creative challenges.
  • Approach all projects with a sense of curiosity, determination and originality.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A minimum of three years of experience as a copywriter within an agency.
  • A strong portfolio or collection of writing samples that demonstrates a solid understanding of business-to-business advertising or technical writing.
  • Creative concepting skills combined with strong written/verbal presentation skills.
  • Excellent short-form and long-form writing skills in a variety of voices and tones.
  • Solid grammar, editing and proofreading capabilities.
  • Willingness to push your craft, get your hands dirty and make great things.
  • Ability to quickly generate ideas.
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Designer
Location: Cleveland, OH
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level

Candidates from underrepresented communities (e.g., people of color, LGBTQ, differently abled, veterans, etc.) are encouraged to apply!

Job Department Creative

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to make things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here too, which has helped us be an Ad Age Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and love to solve problems in unexpected ways. Oh, yeah, and who like to have fun

The Role  Designer

Reports to Creative Director
We are seeking a motivated, highly talented, energetic designer to work on one of America’s top manufacturing brands. In this role, the Designer will have the opportunity to collaborate directly with our Director of Studio Services and our Director of Design who will oversee and manage a variety of assignments, including print, digital and social assets. Initially, the Designer will assist our creative team in developing clean, accurate digital files for reproduction and web development. The Designer will also be given various conceptual and design assignments, increasing in scale and complexity, as part of their professional development at the agency.

We know the impossible is possible and we’re seeking candidates who know that too. 

Essential Responsibilities

  • Create clean, accurate digital files and graphics for reproduction and web development.
  • Judge and implement efficient and effective time management to complete work within tight deadlines.
  • Assist with agency presentation materials for client and new business efforts.
  • Effectively communicate any perceived pitfalls in the project process prior to implementation.
  • Create pleasing designs as needed for studio projects.
  • Prioritize and adjust workload within the department to accomplish project deadlines, maintaining high staff productivity.
  • Display passion and a desire to assist with projects as they “come to life” in the execution phase of the process.
  • Attend both studio group and designer group meetings.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • While not mandatory, 2-3 years of experience on an art production staff in an agency setting or print shop is a plus.
  • A portfolio that highlights your skills – art production and design sensibility alike.
  • A good eye for design and composition.
  • Schedule flexibility – this client is in the Pacific Time Zone and sometimes requires work outside of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST business hours.
  • Project and time management skills – must be able to work quickly within the agency by communicating and following internal studio department processes and guidelines while keeping work clean and organized.
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and juggle multiple priorities while creating flawless final art.
  • Meticulous attention to detail – the ability to thrive in an environment where we sweat even the small stuff, as we “Make Our Mark.”
  • High comfort level with changing priorities at the last minute – taking direction and communicating with peers, as well as supervisor; plus, willing to step outside of the box to achieve desired results.
  • Enthusiasm for keeping up to date with the latest design and tech trends.
  • Strong knowledge of the complete Adobe Creative Suite, with solid skill sets in Photoshop organization, Illustrator and InDesign, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Sketch for digital projects is a plus.
  • Understanding of print production and the elements needed to support prepress documents is a plus.
  • Understanding of best practices for social media production with clean, organized digital file development is a plus.
  • Ability to work well in an agency environment filled with many unique personalities to achieve outstanding results.

 

 

 

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Digital Media Planner
Location: Remote
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level

 

Candidates from underrepresented communities (e.g., people of color, LGBTQ, differently abled, veterans, etc.) are encouraged to apply!

Because of the high volume of applicants, we are unable to take phone calls regarding application status. Please contact cultureandcoaching@mtllc.com with questions.

 

Job Department: Media

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to create things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here too, which has helped us be an AdAge Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and who love to solve problems in unexpected ways – oh, yeah, and who like to have fun. 

Reports to: Group Director, Media 

The Role: Digital Media Planner

We’re seeking a successful self-starter with at least three years of direct media planning experience. The Digital Media Planner is the agency’s primary daily contact with internal client teams. The ideal candidate for this role will be able to function independently in a variety of areas, while keeping key leaders informed on the status of projects.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Hands-on media experience in Programmatic, CTV/OLV, Native a must, paid social experience a plus.
  • Experience working in Google Marketing Platform and related products
  • Experience working in GCM, Trade Desk and/or DV360
  • Coordinates the planning and execution of digital advertising programs for specified clients to meet documented media objectives, key performance indicators and budgets.
  • Consults with account management, creative, account planning, media and others, when appropriate, to develop strategic solutions to clients’ objectives.
  • Monitors daily progress of campaigns to make sure deadlines are met; responds to team counterparts’ problems and questions.
  • Works to advise the team’s assistant buyer and/or junior-level staff on projects, when appropriate.
  • Specializes in paid social platforms, strategy, setup and analysis. (Platform certifications such as Facebook Blueprint Certifications are a plus.)
  • Sets an example within the agency as a respected problem-solver.
  • Forms a relationship of respect and trust with clients. 
  • Performs analysis of clients’ campaigns and crafts recommendations based on analysis.
  • Acquires knowledge of the clients’ businesses and customers to stay ahead of needs.
  • Identifies digital opportunities and initiates new strategic projects when necessary.  

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3+ years of client-facing digital marketing experience.
  • Must display initiative within work and accountability for quality output.
  • Excellent writing and strong/persuasive presentation skills.
  • Strong analytical skills/strategic thinking skills.
  • Must possess strong leadership qualities.
  • Is a true marketer at heart; proactively pursuing the advancement of skills by reading newsletters, books, attending seminars, doing research, etc.
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Director of Project Management
Location: Cleveland, OH
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Executive

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to make things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here, too, which has helped us be an Ad Age Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and love to solve problems in unexpected ways. Oh, yeah, and who like to have fun.  

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

The Role: Director of Project Management

Marcus Thomas is seeking a director of project management who can lead our project management team. This professional will be responsible for guiding successful project execution across all integrated marketing clients. The director of project management will also continuously identify opportunities to establish new processes or optimize current ones.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages and mentors the project management team, focused on marketing service delivery.
  • Works with account service and team leads to develop the scope of work based on creative concept and functional requirements.
  • Develops, implements and manages the project plan, including budget and timeline.
  • Oversees projects daily, from initiation through implementation and launch.
  • Owns agency execution process, including AgencyAgile methodology, with support from chief operating officer.
  • Is the point person on workflow and resources across the agency, acting as a resource for creative directors and account managers.
  • Supervises multiple projects simultaneously and shifts priorities as needed.
  • Resolves schedule conflicts within project teams and across the agency.
  • Contributes to improvements in overall agency process and efficiency.
  • Works closely with Finance on time tracking and tax calculation matters.
  • Engages with agency partners and industry groups to continually evolve best practices.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field.
  • Minimum of 10 years of project management experience – preferably in a full-service advertising agency setting.
  • An expert understanding of print, broadcast and digital (multimedia) projects from initiation to execution.
  • Self-motivated, quick and assertive.
  • PMI, PMP or Agile certifications preferred.
  • Strong organizational and team coordination skills.
  • Scope and budget management expertise.
  • A self-starter able to work collaboratively, as well as independently.
  • Ability to lead a team with influence and motivate all types of people.
  • Experience with implementing agency processes and project management software.
  • Experience with Workfront and Advantage is a plus.
  • Knowledge of web uses, solutions and technologies is a plus, but not required.

 

 

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Paid Search Specialist
Location: Remote
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Entry Level

Candidates from underrepresented communities (e.g., people of color, LGBTQ, differently abled, veterans, etc.) are encouraged to apply!

 

Due to the high volume of applicants we are unable to take phone calls regarding application status. Please contact peopleteam@mtllc.com with questions.

 

Job Department – Media

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to create things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here too, which has helped us be an AdAge Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and who love to solve problems in unexpected ways – oh, yeah, and who like to have fun. 

Reports to: Associate Director of Search Marketing

The Role: Paid Search Specialist

We’re seeking a successful self-starter with at least two years of direct paid search experience to ideate and deliver paid search strategies. They will also provide complete management of paid search campaigns against defined success metrics and measurable ROI. Planning and developing campaign structure and strategy and conducting performance analyses are also functions/components of this position. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

Management and Leadership

  • Oversee development of paid search program strategies and analyses for clients.
  • Responsible for day-to-day management, execution, budget pacing and monitoring of SEM campaigns.
  • Manage junior search marketing staff with a focus on development and education of associates.
  • Manage and meet internal and external client expectations, as well as deliverables and deadlines.
  • Act as point of contact for assigned clients as it pertains to paid search campaign management.
  • Manage client-facing search deliverables including reporting.
  • Structure and management of paid search campaigns to ensure they are strategically aligned with business objectives.
  • Proactively identify opportunities for optimization, insight, and expansion of paid search programs.
  • Execute competitive research utilizing comprehensive tool sets.

Client Counsel

  • Provide point-of-view (POV) summaries for industry topics; maintain best practices or new online marketing opportunities around Paid Search topics; and stay current on industry trends, including ways to leverage trends against client and agency objectives.
  • Identify opportunities in the market to solidify and expand client visibility and profitability by translating client business goals into successful search engine strategies.
  • Identify additional search channels and tactics that assist in achieving client marketing objectives.
  • Provide thorough analysis of paid search campaigns via reporting tools.

Support and Collaborate

  • Support client services and provide direction to teams.
  • Support new business development and contribute to PowerPoint presentations as needed.
  • Work closely with other subject matter experts within core digital channels, including social media, digital marketing, offline media, analytics, and web development.

Your Impact

  • Collaborate with Search team to establish and evolve strategy.
  • Stay current with all search industry developments and best practices.
  • Execute best practice strategies and methodologies to maximize agency search marketing programs.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in marketing, advertising, communication or related field is preferred, but not required.
  • Google Ads certified in Search. Certifications in Video, Shopping and Display preferred, but not required.
  • Minimum of two years of direct paid search experience, preferred.  
  • An in-depth understanding of marketing forecasting, search planning, implementation, and performance analysis.
  • Experience with Google Analytics and/or other third-party analytics programs.
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of both Google and Bing user interfaces and associated offline editor software.
  • Experience with Google Shopping feeds and product ads is preferred, but not required.
  • A self-starter with efficient time management and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Financial acumen with regard to budgeting, projections and revenue metrics.
  • Strong understanding of how paid and organic search work together.
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills; commercially oriented; confident; outgoing, articulate; persuasive, along with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent organizational, communication, negotiation, and analytical skills – with strong attention to detail.
  • Experience collaborating with a large account team working on multimedia channels.
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office, specifically MS Excel and PowerPoint.
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Public Relations Management Supervisor
Location: Remote
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Senior Manager/Supervisor

Candidates from underrepresented communities (e.g., people of color, LGBTQ, veterans, etc.) are encouraged to apply!

 

JOB SUMMARY

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to create things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here too, which has helped us be an Ad Age Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and who love to solve problems in unexpected ways – oh, yeah, and who like to have fun.

Reports to: Senior Vice President of Public Relations

The Role: Public Relations Management Supervisor

Our ideal candidate will demonstrate strong critical thinking skills and have broad experience in consumer public relations, including media relations, social media and influencer marketing. The candidate will also demonstrate an ability to manage a large and varied body of public relations work.

  

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Seven to 10 years of experience in consumer public relations, including media relations, social media and influencer marketing.
  • Previous agency experience required.
  • Sound strategic thinking – with an ability to direct and prioritize activities to meet client business goals and guide a strategic planning process.
  • Demonstrated ability to create great working relationships and collaborate with teams and clients.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate clearly and accurately with various audiences.
  • Experience presenting in front of large groups and selling ideas.
  • Exceptional ability to manage the work process, including managing budgets, timelines and team members across multiple projects at a given time.
  • Work samples that demonstrate an ability to shape strategies for media relations, social media (including paid and owned channels) and influencer programs.
  • Familiarity with editorial, social listening and native analytics platforms, and an ability to analyze data to inform strategies.
  • A strong aptitude and curiosity for new and emerging cultural and digital trends, plus a desire to experiment with these trends to support client goals.
  • A passion to produce great work, and an unbridled desire to make a mark on our clients, agency, community and industry by finding unexpected solutions, listening as passionately as you speak, and leaving everything you touch a little better than you found it.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Lead client relationships, including developing public relations programs and campaigns, leading client meetings, facilitating planning and strategy sessions, directing formal reporting, managing daily communications (in person, via electronic channels and by phone), developing and giving presentations, completing written documentation such as scopes of work, and managing budgets and timelines.
  • Serve as lead subject matter expert on accounts, driving best practices in public relations, social media and influencer marketing.
  • Lead execution of public relations programs and campaigns, ensuring programs are built on research and insights, and are appropriately measured.
  • Orchestrate agency teams and resources, facilitating collaboration to deliver on client needs and strategic priorities. Guide team members to completion, ensuring attention to detail along the way.
  • Project client income and develop staffing plans that align with projections.
  • Monitor trends, and proactively bring ideas forward that meet client objectives.
  • Support the agency overall on a number of initiatives, including new business, agency promotion, professional development and internal efforts to continuously improve our agency and culture.

All interested candidates should submit work samples. Any candidate invited to formally interview will be asked to present a case study that demonstrates knowledge of the public relations process.

Finalist candidates will take a writing test.

 

 

 

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Senior Vice President of Business Development
Location: Remote
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Executive

We focus on the human journey in our work. We try to create things (not just ads) that help make people’s lives easier. We believe everyone does better when everyone does better. And we apply that thinking to the people who work here too, which has helped us be an Ad Age Top Place to Work for the past three years. We look for people who are curious, hardworking and who love to solve problems in unexpected ways – oh, yeah, and who like to have fun.

Reports to: Chief Client Officer

The Role: Senior Vice President of Business Development

The Senior VP of Business Development will be the architect and manager of the next chapter of growth at Marcus Thomas. We are looking for a senior business development leader who can jump in, hone this winning story and take the agency to the next level. He/She/They is expected to be well connected and capable of identifying, pursuing and winning new relationships. The Senior VP will have close working relationships and support from the Business Leadership Team and all Communities of Practice (CoPs), including the business development, creative, media, public relations/social, digital development and CRM/MA leads in the agency.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Marketing

  • Help define and develop a new business strategy focused on large prospective clients
  • Build the business development function within Marcus Thomas to be commensurate with agency growth ambitions
  • Work with the agency management team to meet the overall agency vision and objectives
  • Define new business processes and manage those processes in conjunction with the agency team
  • Oversee business mining and panning initiatives

 

Relationships

  • Be known and loved by key search consultants
  • Incubate industry contacts (e.g., 4A’s, ANA, AMA, search consultants, etc.) for lead generation, and increase awareness generally and with relevant organizations
  • Display solid track record of developing successful relationships; a sales management expert

 

Pitching

  • Facilitate qualifying decisions around pitch go/no-go strategy
  • Rally large pitch teams in person and remotely
  • Coordinate internal resources within the office and cross-office to develop client proposals
  • Lead brilliant, compelling agency capabilities and pitch presentations to prospects
  • Be the voice of reason when agency is in pitch mode, with the focus on what it will take to win
     

Prospecting

  • Be able to tell the Marcus Thomas story to prospects in a compelling way
  • Develop and maintain a client and prospect database in Salesforce
  • Use your lifetime network of connections to gain agency introductions to high-profile prospective clients and then nurture relationships to gain favor and business

Skills, Knowledge, Attributes and Relevant Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of previous marketing or business development experience (i.e., business modeling and working with clients) within an advertising agency or creative service/consulting business with digital at the core
  • Has an “integrated” perspective on the business; recognizes that today it is not just about great creative in our business – so much more goes into a successful strategy
  • Confirmed and proven record of influencing the win of major accounts
  • In-depth knowledge of agency’s unique offerings and ability to connect them to the needs of large prospective clients
  • Connected: Knows the industry and knows lots of people
  • Generous: Always willing to share insights and time, network, and help others
  • Driven: Always on; excited to work past the buzzer – not the same as “aggressive”

 

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Solutions Specialist - Devs United
Location: Remote
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level

We are DEVS UNITED, a team of experienced professionals focused on customer service, providing innovative and creative solutions in and around Salesforce. We are a Salesforce Consulting Partner with offices located in the United States, Argentina and Chile. With more than 20 years of experience designing, developing and deploying technical solutions, our company culture is rooted in the passion and strategy of sports. Why? Because we believe teamwork, partnerships and a great company culture guarantee the success of any project.

The Role: Solutions Specialist

Reports to: Senior Solutions Specialist

The ideal candidate for the Solutions Specialist position will have deep knowledge in Salesforce Marketing Cloud and possess the ability to offer best-in-class consulting to Devs United’s internal and external clients.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Assist Solutions Architect(s) with the configuration of components in Salesforce Marketing Cloud, such as administrative settings, automations, email campaigns, and customer journeys.
  • Ensure the quality of configuration and execution of test case steps provided by the Solutions Architect. 
  • Support development of configuration documentation.
  • Collaborate with the internal teams to perform your role successfully.
  • Manage the Salesforce Marketing Cloud tools as necessary to meet client objectives.

Knowledge “Nice-to-Haves”

  • Experience documenting requirements or meeting notes
  • Experience with marketing automation tools such as Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Constant Contact, Mailchimp or similar

Preferred Qualifications

  • Organization and attention to detail
  • Student of digital marketing, advertising or similar career

Team Focus

  • Promote collaborative teamwork with your peers and clients.
  • Keep a positive attitude and commitment towards your work.
  • Take pride in your work and delivery of best-in-class services.

Make the most of downtime with tasks that will improve your knowledge and skills

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Technical Consultant (Devs United)
Location: Remote
Type: Full TimeMin. Experience: Mid Level

Candidates from underrepresented communities (e.g., people of color, LGBTQ, differently abled, veterans, etc.) are encouraged to apply!

 

Because of the high volume of applicants, we are unable to take phone calls regarding application status. Please contact peopleteam@mtllc.com with questions.

 

Devs United’s mission is to provide specialized digital marketing services powered by the Salesforce Platform to create connected experiences across multiple channels and sources of data. With offices in the United States, Argentina, Chile and Mexico, we serve clients all over the world because we believe teamwork, partnerships and results-driven work ethic have no boundaries.

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

The ideal candidate for this position will have a combination of deep technical knowledge in Salesforce technologies and the ability to offer best-in-class consulting to Devs United’s clients. As the Senior Technical Consultant to the client, your job is to gather and translate technical requirements to the rest of the project team for development and ensure the quality of the overall solution. The Senior Technical Consultant also helps the sales teams with designing, estimating and presenting CRM and marketing automation solutions to prospective and existing clients, as well as working with the leadership team to identify new business opportunities for service offerings.

WHAT YOU DO

  • Demonstrate knowledge working with Salesforce Sales Cloud and/or Marketing Cloud
  • Be the main technical point of contact for a client on assigned projects
  • Conduct design, discovery and technical walk-throughs with your assigned clients
  • Analyze, design and develop solutions integrated with Salesforce platforms (i.e., Sales Cloud and Marketing Cloud) and similar technologies based on customer requirements
  • Ensure the quality of the overall solution and provide programming best practices and guidelines for the development team
  • Prepare technical and functional documentation
  • Assist with scoping and estimation of pre-sales opportunities
  • Identify opportunities and trends to implement new technologies that could be added to Devs United’s service offerings
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of web development
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of relational databases, database development and optimization
  • Participate in projects using project management methodologies such as Lean, Agile or Waterfall
  • Utilize your experience creating detailed requirements and functional specifications documents
  • Utilize your experience designing, estimating and presenting solutions to prospects and clients
  • Promote collaborative teamwork with your peers and clients
  • Keep a positive attitude and commitment to your work
  • Take pride in your work and delivery of best-in-class services
  • Make the most of downtime with tasks that will improve your knowledge and skills
  • Mentor and elevate others

 

WHO YOU ARE

  • Organized with strong attention to detail
  • Have a minimum of four years of experience working in a digital marketing agency or similar environment (preferred)
  • Have a minimum of four years of experience in a comparable role
  • Have knowledge of Salesforce Marketing Cloud, Salesforce Sales Cloud, or comparable CRM and marketing automation platforms
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