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Creative Strategist - NYC

Creative Strategist - NYC

Creative Strategist - NYC

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an experience design shop that is deeply rooted in sport, entertainment and culture. Existing at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that shape the future of sport, entertainment and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Candidate Overview:

The Creative Strategist will work as a part of the company’s internal creative agency, Olé Creative, in Brooklyn, NY, and will play an integral role in developing, leading, managing, executing, and measuring the success of creative projects across the agency.

The Creative Strategist will focus on the development of strategies and concepts for experiential plans, creative campaigns, and digital/social initiatives. From RFPs to pitches, you’ll develop integrated plans that are driven by insights, stories, strategies, and big ideas. From digging for insights to creating/designing pitch decks to writing copy to developing social media plans, to analyzing the success of the plan given client KPIs, you’ll wear many hats as the Creative Strategist.

Working with the creative team and under the direction and supervision of the Senior Manager of Creative Services, you’ll be required to quickly shift gears across different clients, manage projects, and ensure that creative plans are maintaining a cohesive story as they move to execution. In doing so, you’ll be responsible for ensuring creative deadlines are met and that team members are moving projects forward.

There is no ideal candidate. You’re someone who is entrepreneurial at heart and can multi-task through a range of skills. We are looking for people who have interesting and unusual experience, who are hyper-creative and strategic, and who can think holistically about ideas and plans.

Position Overview:

The Creative Strategist will be expected to do the following:

  • Create concepts, manage plans, and develop ideas that are rooted in insights, driven by stories, and authentic to the consumer, brand, market, or product

  • Develop, build, design, and present pitch decks through engaging storytelling, design, layout, and visuals.

  • Analyze the success of plans and executions given client KPIs

  • Dig and mine fresh, unique, and untold insights through research that help inform creative concepts and plans.

  • Creatively contribute everything from a big idea for a campaign to visual mood boards to small, experiential tactics.

  • Layer into projects when necessary with the ability to quickly disseminate a client brief or plan.

  • Serve as a trusted and strategic thought partner to clients through a strong rapport, timely communication, and creative contribution.

  • Maintain oversight of all assigned projects from start to finish, ensuring that both internal objectives and client objectives are being delivered upon.

  • Collaborate and brainstorm with everyone from the agency, including, but not limited to designers, account managers, producers, and greater creative team.

  • Help refine Olé Creative’s workflow and process through the building and implementation of plans focused on the team’s growth.

  • Provide strategic and creative support to teams across the agency to ensure the creative vision and direction is brought to life during the execution process.

  • Keep a pulse on trends in digital, social media, advertising, entrepreneurship, technology, sport, music, entertainment, lifestyle, art, and culture.

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 3-5 years of experience with an agency, brand, startup, tech company, or something untraditional.

  • Creative problem-solver, strategic thinker, and insight-driven

  • Understanding of success metrics

  • Excellent in Keynote (design, layout, speed, familiarity, etc.)

  • Highly conceptual and visual thinker

  • Uncanny ability to generate insights

  • Incredible storytelling skills and/or copywriting experience

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment, across multiple projects with tight deadlines.

  • Ability to serve as a strategic thought partner to high-level clients

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time.

  • Passion and love for advertising, sport, tech, culture, music, and more.

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Human Resources & Recruitment Manager - NYC

Human Resources & Recruitment Manager - NYC

Human Resources & Recruitment Manager - NYC

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an experience design shop that is deeply rooted in sport, entertainment and culture. Existing at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that shape the future of sport, entertainment and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Candidate Overview:

You have a strong understanding of Human Resources. You stay on top of HR policies and protocols nationwide, providing broad HR support, ensuring the company and its employees are functioning the best way possible.

Your boss is always impressed with your work ethic. Flexibility is key, as our business is continuously evolving, and this candidate needs to understand how to modify thinking and processes to best suit the business.

You won’t stop until the job gets done. You do what it takes to make things happen. You go after every loose ball. You hustle.

Position Overview:

Reporting directly to the CFO and VP of Operations, the HR + Recruitment Manager is responsible for overseeing all Human Resources and Recruitment aspects for the Game Seven Marketing offices.

This includes, but is not limited to, sourcing and screening talent, onboarding and offboarding, employee relations training and development, talent management, policy and procedure compliance and development and maintenance of HR practices.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with overall business strategy

  • Manage the recruitment and selection process: Source, screen and recruit for internal roles, as needed

  • Onboard and offboard employees

  • Work closely with VP of Operations to maintain positive company culture

  • Provided HR counsel to management and their teams on employee relations issues, ensuring fair and consistent enforcement of policies and practices

  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization

  • Collaborate with the various organization leaders to design and implement employee development programs

  • Nurture a positive work environment

  • Maintain pay plan and benefits program

  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs

  • Ensure legal compliance through human resource management

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in HR field/role

  • Degree in Human Resources or related field

  • Proven working experience as HR manager or other HR executive role

  • People oriented and results driven

  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases

  • In-depth knowledge of nationwide labor law and HR best practices

  • Experience working in a multi-divisional and fast-paced environment

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work independently, with great attention to detail

  • Strong verbal and written communication

  • Excellent organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills

We offer a full range of employee benefits including medical, dental, flexible spending account and 401(k).

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Event Logistics Manager - LA

Event Logistics Manager - LA

Event Logistics Manager - LA (Culver City)

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an experience design shop that is deeply rooted in sport, entertainment and culture. Existing at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that shape the future of sport, entertainment and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Candidate Overview:

You are an organized, detailed, self-starter, with a strong understanding of events and production.

Your boss is always impressed with your work ethic. Flexibility is key, as our business is continuously evolving, and this candidate needs to understand how to modify thinking and processes to best suit the task at hand.

You won’t stop until the job gets done. You do what it takes to make things happen. You go after every loose ball. You hustle.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Director of Production, BK based Logistics Manager, and West Territory Director, the West Event Logistics Manager is responsible for all West based Logistics, inclusive of managing teammates on the preparation, execution and strike of projects for the agency. This candidate is also responsible for the maintenance of our West based warehouse.

The West Event Logistics Manager acts as an extension of the East based logistics and production teams and has oversight of all event logistics aspects and needs, ensuring internal and client’s expectations are met and exceeded.

This candidate has the ability to lead, while being proactive and positively reactive, at the same time. This candidate should have a strong focus on organization, attention to detail and overall logistics experience. This position is to enhance the overall efficiency and productivity of the logistics and production functions within the West territory.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the execution of all logistics needs as they pertain to event set-up and event strike

  • Manage and schedule all logistics needs in the West territory

  • Ensure quality of all services and processes within the warehouse

  • Manage the maintenance, preparation, and routing of inventory lists for both event production needs and basic shipping needs

  • Review inventory lists and shipment contents for accuracy prior to receiving and releasing

  • Understand client objectives and ensure that all functions within the agency receive the proper logistics support needed to bring those objectives to life

  • Assist in the tracking of project spending, and review final costs/invoices for accuracy prior to submitting

  • Foster an environment that promotes premium consumer experience on all projects, regardless of size or budget

  • Develop creative solutions to obstacles and budget constraints with client goals in mind

  • Provide constant, efficient communication between all parties, ensuring that accurate information is being communicated at all times

  • Display a high-level attention to detail on all communication, documents, and tasks

  • Adhere to company SOWs on all projects regarding purchasing, contracting, and approvals

  • Maintain vital and comprehensive database of information and documents containing specific details of all projects

Requirements and Skills

  • High School Diploma/GED required (Bachelor’s Degree preferred)

  • Minimum 3-5 years of event production and/or warehousing experience

  • Strong experience in retail, warehouse management, and inventory processes and protocols

  • Valid driver’s license required

  • Clean driving record required

  • Ability to develop and maintain internal and external working relationships

  • Understanding of the event production industry as whole

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment with tight deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects at a given time

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Available to travel and work weekends as needed

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Brand & Influencer Relations Manager (Olé) - LA

Brand & Influencer Relations Manager (Olé) - LA

Brand & Influencer Relations Manager (Olé) - LA

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an Experiential Marketing Agency that exists at the intersection of sport and culture. Operating at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest. Carrying the belief that everything is an experience and everything starts with a story, Olé Creative, Game Seven’s creative arm, focuses on designing, building, writing, capturing, and binding authentic narratives that fuel the culture of sport.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that will shape the future. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Objective:

The Brand & Influencer Relations Manager works as a part of the company’s internal creative agency, Olé Creative, in Culver City, CA, and plays an integral role in developing, and executing influencer related projects across the agency. The Brand & Influencer Relations Manager will work directly with and provide guidance to Junior Managers and Account Coordinators on the Digital/Social team to ensure that all client needs are effectively and efficiently met.

The Brand & Influencer Relations Manager needs to have an extensive knowledge of digital marketing, social media and experience developing digital & influencer strategies to support client initiatives. He/she must have his/her pulse on culture that surrounds the genres of music, fashion, art, and sport. This person must be well versed in current trends and must demonstrate an ability to identify opportunities and develop plans accordingly.

Job Function:

We are looking for a talented, tech-savvy Brand & Influencer Relations Manager with a passion for relationship building, digital media and brand marketing. Your main function will be leading the creation of digital strategies to leverage influencer support, introducing partnerships and acting as a liaison between influencers/clients.

As a Brand & Influencer Manager, you will also be responsible for identifying relevant macro/micro-influencers, executing and managing influencer activations — including, but not limited to sponsored content, partnership programs and digital social promotions.

Responsibilities

  • Manages client needs of assigned projects, including but not limited to; client communication, client approvals, ideation, concept development, status updates, event document preparation, budget oversite, digital oversight, social media monitoring, social metrics tracking, content coordination and project execution

  • Develops and builds social, digital & influencer strategies to align with client’s overarching goals

  • Prepares and presents creative proposals, programming concepts, and recap decks to clients

  • Tracks implementation of content that supports digital and social strategy and pulls corresponding analytics for all client programs

  • Oversees the progress of the project and reports back status to the client

  • Develops creative solutions to obstacles and budget constraints with client goals in mind

  • Provides constant, efficient communication between all parties, ensuring information regarding all projects is accurate

  • Displays and encourages high-level attention to detail on all communication, documents, and tasks

  • Adheres to company and client SOP on all awarded projects regarding purchasing, contracting, and approvals

  • Works with production team to develop production schedule based on client’s needs and communicates work-back schedule to the client

  • Delivers premium experience and high-level client management on all projects, regardless of size or budget

  • Maintains vital and comprehensive database of information and documents containing specific details of all projects

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Marketing, Communications, Digital Media or related fields preferred)

  • Track record of 5+ years in a client services and creative strategy role ideally within an agency environment – Digital Media highly preferred

  • Experience and/or knowledge of the influencer landscape, and experience successfully managing and/or working with social media/digital influencers.

  • Strong knowledge of social media trends and an innate ability to organically implement trends into overall strategy

  • Excellent communication, organization, and multitasking skills

  • Skilled expository writing and oral presentation skills

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment with tight deadlines

  • Ability to deliver creative content (text, image, and video)

  • Ability to prioritize and establish relationships with senior level clients to work to grow new and existing relationships

  • Ability to grasp future trends in digital technologies and act proactively

  • Familiarity with online marketing strategies and marketing channels, experience related to cannabis industry a plus

  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a bonus, but not necessary

  • Highly competent with MAC as well as MS Word, MS Excel, and Keynote

  • Passion and love for sport, music, art, fashion and culture as well as content creation, brand partnerships, and digital/social media

  • Enjoys working in an entrepreneurial environment

  • Ability to work long hours and weekends as needed

  • Ability to be flexible and resourceful

  • Ability to work both independently and within a team setting

  • Ability to travel

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Creative Producer (Olé) - NYC

Creative Producer (Olé) - NYC

Creative Producer (Olé) - NYC

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an Experiential Marketing Agency that exists at the intersection of sport and culture. Operating at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest. Carrying the belief that everything is an experience and everything starts with a story, Olé Creative, Game Seven’s creative arm, focuses on designing, building, writing, capturing, and binding authentic narratives that fuel the culture of sport.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that will shape the future. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Objective:

The Creative Producer works as a part of the company’s internal creative agency, Olé Creative, in Brooklyn, NY, and plays an integral role in developing, managing, and executing creative projects across the agency. He/she oversees the production and build process of creative projects, while collaborating with event producers and project managers to execute projects on time, within budget, and most importantly, that meet the creative expectations promised to our clients. The Creative Producer works alongside our strategy and design teams to develop creative, while managing both realistic expectations and a steady workflow on all projects from conception to delivery. He/she works closely with a variety of external suppliers, vendors, and fabrication houses and will be asked to solve creative problems daily, while maintaining an ability to quickly shift gears across different clients, hopping in and out of projects at various stages as they move towards execution.

There is no ideal candidate. We are looking for someone who has interesting and unusual experience, who is hyper-creative and can think holistically about how projects and environments come to life from idea to execution.

Job Function:

The Creative Producer is expected to do the following:

  • Maintain oversight of all assigned projects from start to finish, ensuring that both

    client objectives and internal objectives are being delivered upon

  • Establish and maintain production schedules, while leading day-to-day communication with project managers, vendors, and external clients to ensure that the projects are on time, within budget, and beyond expectations

  • Liaise amongst the project management and event production teams, becoming the connective layer that manages realistic timing and expectations of both client deadlines and the delivery of creative work

  • Display an ability to confidently and effectively articulate creative vision and timelines to clients, vendors, and internal teams

  • Establish and maintain a creative point of view on projects and an ability to explain concepts, ideas, and brand guidelines in a clear, friendly, and convincing manner

  • Collaborate with internal design teams on the development of 2D and 3D spatial and industrial renderings, as well as the delivery of mechanical drawings and production files

  • Work with vendors on the construction of samples, prototypes, and finished products while displaying an ability to collaborate with and challenge vendors on finding creative solutions to problems

  • Identify and communicate project challenges in a timely manner, while brainstorming and identifying creative solutions to any and all problems

  • Understand and thoroughly write project SOWs, build and manage project budgets, and also manage vendor invoices and payments in a timely manner

  • Develop, build, and present project decks that capture and effectively explain creative vision and plan for execution

  • Seamlessly layer into projects when necessary, with an ability to quickly disseminate a client brief or plan

  • Collaborate and brainstorm with everyone from the agency, including, but not limited to designers, project managers, event producers, and the greater creative team

  • Build and maintain industry knowledge, relationships, and resources that can be leveraged to help drive projects forward

  • Keep a pulse on trends in advertising, entrepreneurship, technology, sport, music, entertainment, lifestyle, art, and culture

Requirements and Skills

  • 3-5 years of managing fabrication and/or production projects within an agency environment

  • Experience working with both creative and marketing teams

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of pre and post production process

  • High-level understanding of production set design and a detail-oriented approach to creating thoughtful and premium quality environments

  • Experience working with fabrication shops and manufacturers

  • Knowledge and understanding of materials, including feasibility and application processes of those materials

  • Excellent negotiating skills and an innate understand of industry pricing

  • Creative problem-solver and highly conceptual abstract visual thinker

  • Confident self-motivator; proactive and willing to initiate action

  • Solutions-oriented thinker with a high-level ability to solve problems

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Outstanding relationship skills and a team-oriented, highly collaborative approach to work

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment, across multiple projects with tight deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time

  • Proficient in Keynote (design, layout, speed, familiarity, etc.)

  • Passion and love for advertising, sport, entertainment, tech, culture, and lifestyle

  • Willing to travel, and work weekends and holidays as needed

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Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an experience design shop that is deeply rooted in sport, entertainment and culture. Existing at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that shape the future of sport, entertainment and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Objective:

Fulfill a Graphic Designer position in the Los Angeles office of Game Seven Marketing. The Graphic Designer will work as a part of the companies newly formed internal Creative Agency (Olé) and will play an integral role in developing, managing, and executing creative projects across the agency. This role will have a sharp focus on the creation and development of visual output based on design direction, as well as the implementation and application of visual concepts. He/she will be responsible for maintaining consistent client and internal communications, ensuring that all creative deadlines are met and that growth within the department is achieved. Under the direction/supervision of an Art Director, the Designer will generate innovative ideas and design solutions from brand initiatives to events to packaging. She/he will work in both 2D and 3D across a range of different mediums.

Job Function:

The Graphic Designer will be expected to oversee a multitude of tasks; including, but not limited to:

  • Maintaining oversight of all assigned projects from start to finish, ensuring that both internal objectives and client objectives are being delivered upon.

  • Providing visual solutions through the use of drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, while spearheading the preparation of presentations and visual concepts.

  • Developing design layouts for event marketing materials, digital graphics, print . graphics and presentations. 

  • Conducting research and gathering insights to both support and inform all creative concepts.

  • Producing and presenting creative concepts in a thorough and digestible manner, including concept inspiration and thought process. 

  • Participating in and displaying a strong voice in brainstorming new, innovative ideas to support client initiatives.

  • Assisting in the identification and engagement of emerging artists and creative specialists to work on specialty projects. 

  • Effectively communicating between all parties ensuring accurate, detailed information is delivered.

  • Develop relationships with print and/or fabrication vendors, and work with production counterparts to ensure quality, budgets and timelines are met.

  • Displaying excellent time management skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects at any given time. 

  • Staying current on trends in sport, music, entertainment, lifestyle, art, and culture.

  • Identifying trendsetter ideas by researching industry related events, publications, announcements, and social media outlets, in turn providing creative solutions, partnerships, collaborations, and general ideas that support client objectives.

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design, visual communications, or related visual arts field.

  • 1-3 years of professional design experience within an agency environment (ideal but not required).

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Skilled expository writing and oral presentation skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment with tight deadlines.

  • Ability to prioritize and establish relationships with senior level clients to work to grow new and existing relationships.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time.

  • Highly competent with Mac, specifically Keynote.

  • Highly competent with Adobe Creative Suite specifically Adobe Illustrator.

  • Working knowledge of different 3D CAD and rendering programs (Rhino 3D/3ds Max/Maya/Vray etc) is a huge bonus but not required. 

  • Ability to illustrate, draw and think in both 2D and 3D. 

  • Ability to prototype, iterate and problem solve through design challenges.

  • Passion and love for sport and culture.

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Art Director - NYC

Art Director - NYC

Art Director - NYC (Dumbo, BK)

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an experience design shop that is deeply rooted in sport, entertainment and culture. Existing at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that shape the future of sport, entertainment and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

Position Overview:

Fulfill an Art Director position in the Brooklyn, NY office of Game Seven Marketing. The Art Director will work as a part of the company’s internal Creative Agency (Olé Creative) and will play an integral role in developing, managing, and executing creative projects across the agency. This role will have a sharp focus on the creation and development of graphics and visual communications, as well as the implementation and application of visual concepts. He/she will be responsible for maintaining consistent client and internal communications, ensuring that all creative deadlines are met and that growth within the department is achieved. Under the direction/supervision of an Creative Director, the Art Director will generate innovative ideas and design solutions from brand initiatives to events to packaging. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in brand design, helping to develop and build dynamic brand identities and expansive brand campaigns.

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Art Director will be expected to oversee a multitude of tasks; including, but not limited to:

  • Maintaining oversight of all assigned projects from start to finish, ensuring that both internal objectives and client objectives are being delivered upon.

  • Providing visual solutions through the use of drawing/sketching, typography, ideation, color theory, use of texture, spacing, and scale, while spearheading the preparation of presentations and visual concepts.

  • Developing design layouts for materials, including but not limited to digital graphics, print graphics, and presentations.

  • Oversee and review the work of Junior Designers, ensuring it is of a high quality.

  • Briefing Junior Designers on design tasks and managing their workload to ensure deliverables and deadlines are met.

  • Collaborate effectively with other Art Directors, Designers, and Copywriters on graphic and brand design projects.

  • Work closely with Creative Producers to ensure that creative vision is physically being brought to life properly and effectively.

  • Conducting research and gathering insights to both support and inform all creative concepts.

  • Producing and presenting creative concepts in a thorough and digestible manner, including concept inspiration and thought process.

  • Participating in and displaying a strong voice in brainstorming new, innovative ideas to support client initiatives.

  • Assisting in the identification and engagement of emerging artists and creative specialists to work on specialty projects.

  • Effectively communicating between all parties ensuring accurate, detailed information is delivered.

  • Displaying excellent time management skills, with an ability to manage multiple projects at any given time.

  • Staying current on trends in sport, music, entertainment, lifestyle, art, and culture.

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in graphic design, visual communications, or related visual arts field.

  • 3-5 years of professional design experience within an agency environment.

  • Excellent communication and organization skills.

  • Skilled expository writing and oral presentation skills.

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment with tight deadlines.

  • Ability to prioritize and establish relationships with senior level clients to work to grow new and existing relationships.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at any given time.

  • Highly competent with Apple products and software, specifically Keynote.

  • Highly competent with Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Ability to illustrate, draw and think in both 2D and 3D. 

  • Ability to prototype, iterate and problem solve through design challenges.

  • Passion and love for sport and culture.

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Account Manager - Portland, OR

Account Manager - Portland, OR

Account Manager - Portland, OR

Fill Date: Immediately

Agency Overview:

Game Seven Marketing is an experience design shop that is deeply rooted in sport entertainment and culture. Existing at this intersection allows us to create, develop, and execute truly innovative and authentic experiences that drive consumer interest.

The brands we work with are committed to continually pushing the envelope, breaking barriers, and writing the rules that will shape the future of sport, entertainment and culture. Our approach is no different; we pride ourselves on being forward thinkers, relying on speed, efficiency, and relentless work ethic to flawlessly deliver on all client objectives.

CANDIDATE Overview:

You can create meaningful, strategic, and inspiring brand experiences for clients. You are passionate about all forms of storytelling, ideation, developing, and pitching. You deliver inspiring concepts that influencers, athletes, consumers and artists haven’t seen before. You stay wired to sports, culture, entertainment, fashion, and music. You know about emerging talent, influencers and trends. You have strong relationships in the industry and have no problem creating new ones. You’re a self-starter who is able to work with a small team and over communicate to larger teams. You can take direction, take the lead or take others under your wing. You like to stay ahead of the curve and make sure your team does as well. Your boss is always impressed with your work ethic. You won’t stop until the job gets done. You do what it takes to make things happen. You go after every loose ball. You hustle.

Position Overview:

The Account Manager plays a primary role with the client and must be proficient in writing, research, creating pitch decks, handling direct client contact, creating programs, and giving presentations. You can handle a wide range of projects, work both independently and collaboratively, and be able to make decisions and offer guidance to clients. You will lead communication of all details, decision-making and progress between clients and agency. Your role is to oversee the Portland office of Game Seven, develop new business opportunities within your market, and manage day-to-day client and project needs, including managing a team of 1-3 people. You’re responsible for managing resources and holding the team accountable for the on-time, on-budget delivery of plans, programs and events. The Account Manager must know the business of their client and focus on creating the best opportunities for the brand and the business.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Manage day-to-day account work, which includes but is not limited to:

    • Maintain client contact

    • Delegate responsibilities to the team as needed

    • Create agendas and recaps for all meetings and calls

    • Manage project timelines and budgets

    • Develop creative solutions to obstacles and budget constraints with client goals in mind

    • Create pitch decks and updating decks as needed o Prepare and review status reports

    • Manage, develop and supervise junior staff

  • Manage strategy and plans for accounts, lead brainstorm sessions and ideation, and understand and track clients’ business objectives and priorities.

    • Maintain a strong understanding of client information including general business strategy, industry issues, products and services offered, key customers and competitors in the marketplace

  • Work with Production Department to execute all client plans, develop production schedule, and serve as a liaison between production and client to communicate work- back schedule and updates.

  • Have excellent research, writing and editing skills, excellent time management skills, take initiative in identifying and proposing new ways to advance team, agency and client, and take initiative in recommending solutions to problems and assisting teammates with problem solving.

  • Have ability to balance workload, be flexible to address needs of client, communicate efficiently and effectively to agency Leadership, as well as with teammates.

  • Game Seven team members always seek to learn, build skills and knowledge and increase their value to the agency and clients. They take and give constructive criticism in a professional and productive manner and set an example for junior staff in all facets of their job.

  • Additional responsibilities include:

    • Review invoices for accuracy

    • Display and encourage high-level attention to detail on all communication, documents, and tasks

    • Adherence to company and client SOP on all awarded projects regarding purchasing, contracting, and approvals

    • Deliver premium experience and high-level client management on all projects, regardless of size or budget

    • Identify and pursue potential new business opportunities

    • Maintain vital and comprehensive database of information and documents containing specific details of all projects

Requirements and Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 5 years account, brand, and/or client marketing/management experience

  • Experience managing teams

  • Experience with client and new business development

  • Experience developing strategic plans and managing budgets

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Skilled expository writing and oral presentation skills

  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced, detail-driven environment with tight deadlines

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects at any given time

  • Highly competent in Excel and Keynote

  • Passion and love for sport, entertainment and culture

  • Willing to travel and work weekends + holidays, as needed

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