No Wukkas: Publicis West, Draftfcb Need Planners

By Kiran Aditham 

If a million Starbucks, a few clouds, neighbors like Microsoft and benefits such as pet insurance sound enticing, Publicis West in Seattle is looking for a Brand Planner to work on the T-Mobile account. Description via Craigslist below:

“Who You Are.

You have a solid background in Account Planning, having worked for 3-5 years in a planning department at a creatively-driven agency. You know the basics of how to write a creative brief and you’ve worked directly with clients and creative teams in the development of advertising. You have a passion for the planning discipline and possess a natural curiosity in people and culture. You are smart, articulate and are willing to roll up your sleeves and pitch in wherever needed. Perhaps most importantly, you’re a self-starter with an affable personality and a good sense of humor!

Optional, but important, we’re looking for candidates with experience working on brands that are a natural part of youth culture and/or a person with a deep understanding of social media, from both a user’s and marketer’s perspective.

The Job.

-You’ll be…supporting two planning directors in the development of major campaigns, and work more autonomously as the lead planner on several exciting and high-profile assignments (new device launches, sports sponsorships, and the like.) You’ll touch everything from up-front information gathering, strategic development and ideation, creative development through to campaign effectiveness assessment.

-You’ll spearhead a quarterly consumer and cultural trends presentation given to agency staff, supported by two junior-level planners.

-In addition, this position will be an important go-to member of the new business team when we’re pitching new business.”

Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to:

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Draftfcb Chicago is looking for an Interactive Media Planner.

The Position:

-Primary resource for client teams searching for marketplace and/or vendor insights
-Participates in plan development
-Strategy, request for proposals, negotiations, authoring presentations, contracting
-Use and application of syndicated research tools
-Trafficking of creative by site and placement
-Act as liaison between media and creative teams
-Analysis of campaigns, including optimizations and post buys
> Work with website partners for campaigns and to keep appraised of the industry
-Maintain a pulse on marketplace, while sharing new learnings with the team
-Competitive analysis
-POV development

The Personality

-3 years media experience, with at least 1 year experience within digital media at the planner level.
-Passion for ideas and the creative process.
-A natural leader with the ability to challenge the status quo
-Tons of common sense. A real thinker. Very curious.
-Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
-Actively interacts with digital platforms (i.e., internet)
-Has mastered advanced media math
-Proficient in Microsoft applications and media systems and resources
-Understands media terminology and can apply it to media math

Apply via MediaBistro to Ms. Annie Conn

Via, New York-based The Concept Farm is seeking a Senior Copywriter

Job Qualifications/Role
-You’re a strategist, idea generator, organizer and a doer.
-You’ve been at this for 8 -10 years and a part of you still loves it.

-We want you to give a voice to integrated campaigns.
-We want you to partner with art directors and designers to ensure the art supports the concept.
-We want you to be excited about the business of communications and show us ideas that are better than our own.
-You never give up, you always come back with something better.

Send cover letter and book to