Careers

You’re talented enough to work at any agency in New York or Boston (or anywhere else for that matter).  Why would you choose a place smack dab between both?

Because you can.

Because you can do great work for national brands.  Because you can enjoy a culture that embraces creativity, technology and innovation and doesn’t tolerate dogma or bullies.  Because you can make a difference at a fiercely independent agency that’s not just omni-channel, but omni-truthful.

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Title

Brand Supervisor

Description

The Brand Supervisor (BS) oversees and leads all day-to-day Client account activity, ensuring the agency provides a consistently superior product.  The BS functions as a valued partner to the Client and plays a key role in bigger strategic and planning related discussions and recommendations. The BS also manages and grows account income and profitability.

Role

Client Contact

The BS will have direct Client contact with agency Clients, including a growing level of interaction with more senior level contacts on the Client side.

Planning & Brand Management

The BS must have a strong handle on the Client’s brand and the strategic vision for designated accounts and ensure all work delivers on it.

Relationship Management

The BS ensures Clients receive the highest level of service and strong relationships are developed and nurtured.

Project Management

The BS ensures all projects are created at a consistently superior level.

  • Supervise Client initiatives & develop appropriate action plans.
  • Ensure all projects are completed flawlessly from start to finish, agency procedures are followed, and the account service bar is set high overall.
  • Work with other disciplines to set program metrics, evaluate program results and develop appropriate summaries/recommendations.

Financial Management

  • Responsible for fiscal management on designated accounts.
  • Help lead Client budget discussions; confirmation of available funding, etc. Help facilitate yearly contract discussions.
  • Oversee and manage ongoing estimating, invoicing and budget reporting on designated accounts ensuring overall accuracy and timely delivery to Clients.  Ensure estimates are revised as necessary, as soon as scope of work or budget changes.

Personnel and Training

Supervise and train more junior account service staff as appropriate, leading by example and providing solid guidance and mentorship.

Leadership

As a senior member at the agency, the BS should be a positive force within the agency.

  • Promote Agency’s positioning and advance the Agency goal of becoming as creatively and digitally centric as possible, and delivering work quicker/smarter/cheaper.
  • Continue to champion and foster agency integration. Identify opportunities to improve internal systems and relationships.

Qualifications

Education

BA/BS in relevant discipline.

Experience

  • 8+ years marketing/advertising experience; ideally at least 3 with an advertising agency.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Skills

  • Advanced PC skills (Microsoft Office – PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and inspire others.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; verbal, written, presenting.
  • Impeccable organizational skills. Thrives in a fast paced environment. Great at managing details and multiple things at once.
  • Financial management expertise.
  • Resourceful; problem solver who thinks about and asks smart questions.
  • Ongoing and growing knowledge of digital communications toolbox.

**This is an exempt position.

 


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Title

Business Development Intern

Description

Cronin and Company currently has an immediate opportunity for an intern in our Business Development department.  We are seeking eager and enthusiastic candidates who are ready to get involved and learn about the exciting world of communications.

Role

Assist with a number of tasks tied to business development and research at the agency.  You will be responsible for handling numerous ad hoc requests along with some ongoing research / data related projects.

  • Identify timely content tied to agency clients and prospects
  • Manage and maintain CRM solution
  • Track, record and update new business KPIs
  • Assist with thought leadership research, collection and evaluation
  • Participate in new business pitches

In addition, the position involves other duties such as:

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Regular and reliable attendance required

Skills

  • Strong computer skills with a focus on Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel
  • Resourceful research capabilities (e.g. very proficient with google and other online research tools)
  • Analytical skills specific to digital marketing
  • Digital marketing knowledge (SEO, UX, etc.) and other marketing experience is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or relevant course work (open to undergraduate students pursuing a degree)
  • Students must be able to commit three to four days per week (around six hours each day)
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet


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Title

Copywriter

Description

Responsible for the total creative product in all media with a strong expertise in digital including web sites and all forms of on line advertising; produces bold, strategic, persuasive messages in print, broadcast and digital media for our clients.  Work closely with Brand Managers to ensure concepts are on strategy and within budget. Regularly meet with clients to present, explain and defend your work.

Role

In general, most of the time will be spent in the following responsibilities:

Concepting

Must also be able to work productively and harmoniously as a teammate with art directors, interactive designers and producers who share the responsibility on the given assignment. Understands marketing principles and the Creative Brief and is able to conceive and execute advertising consistent with the agreed strategy.

Presentation

Comfortable presenting concepts to clients as well as internally to their peers and supervisors. Assist in preparing materials for a presentation.

Execution and production

Possess understanding of print, broadcast and digital production. Assess casting and work well with producers in television and radio. Responsible for booking and producing radio and proofreading own work.

Proofreading

Responsible for proofreading all copy for presentations, all subsequent revisions and final production phases.

In addition, the position involves other duties such as:

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Regular and reliable attendance is required

Qualifications

Education

  • 4-year degree, preferably in Advertising, Marketing, Journalism or Communications.

Experience

  •   Prior agency experience.

Skills

  • Computer literate.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office.

**This is an exempt position.


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Title

Internship Opportunities

Role
As one of the premier agencies in the Northeast, we are always seeking eager and enthusiastic candidates who are ready to get involved and learn about the exciting world of communications. We offer paid internships but can also provide academic credit if needed.

We offer internship opportunities in the following departments:

  • Brand Management
  • Business Development
  • Creative
  • Engagement and Influence
  • Finance
  • Integrated Operations
  • Media and Analytics
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Web Development


What You Get

Interning provides:

  • Opportunity to work in a fast paced, fully integrated advertising agency
  • Opportunity to develop personal portfolio including samples of work accomplished during internship
  • Opportunity to meet with and learn about additional disciplines within agency
  • Attendance at information sessions/webinars/meetings
  • Agency team-building opportunities
  • Knowledge in frequently used advertising resources/tools
  • Formal evaluation on overall performance
  • Fun and the experience of agency life


Skills

You must:

  • Commit to two-three days per week (typically around five hours each day)
  • Possess knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and the Internet

This is an exempt position.  Apply below and be sure to let us know what department you are interested in.


 


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