Thursday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-Forget internships: Toronto agency Zulu Alpha Kilo is offering a $40,000 a year “Employeeship” (video above).

-Resource/Ammirati, Edelman and Huge weigh in on Snapchat as a brand platform.

-Deutsch promoted Rachel Mercer to head of digital strategy and invention.


-Former Olson chief creative officer Dennis Ryan is no longer CEO of Chicago-based Digital Kitchen.

-Mortenson Safar Kim of Indianapolis hired Sarah Kruse, formerly of FCB Chicago, as vp of strategy and planning.

-Boston-based, finance-focused agency BackBay Communications promoted Jen Dowd to COO.

-After CBC Marketplace released a DNA analysis study finding Subway’s chicken products may contain over 50% soy, the fast food chain released a study of its own, conducted by independent laboratories, which found less than 1% soy. Whatever it is, it’s disgusting. 

Laura Chiavone left DM9DDB in Brazil to join Tribal Worldwide as chief strategy officer.

-Atlanta agency Hothouse hired hired former Ogilvy global business manager Jay Cronin to lead client services and executive producer Shawn Clark to lead its video and branded content division.