Careers

Work That Matters.

Russell Herder is a collaborative, strategic ad agency providing market research, digital marketing, creative development, social media and public relations excellence to our clients regionally and nationally. One of a very few internationally certified B Corporations® in Minnesota, we attract highly skilled talent seeking the opportunity to make meaningful contributions that change lives. Everyday. Our clients include innovative organizations in the health and human services, governmental, finance, manufacturing and nonprofit spaces, among others.

Submit applications to careers@russellherder.com

Current Openings:

Ad Agency Project Manager

Russell Herder is seeking a self-motivated, career-driven professional with at least 3-5+ years of ad agency experience. We are specifically looking for an experienced, strong project manager. Ad agency experience is essential, with the ability to partner with multiple team members – including creative, social, and digital. This role supports our team with tracking all aspects of work related to high-quality campaigns.

Responsibilities

  • Fosters collaboration with internal teams to manage project expectations
  • Ensures project requests and deliverables are strategically sound, on time, and on budget
  • Facilitates data entry in a project management system
  • Attends client meetings, creates agendas, and drafts recap reports documenting client decisions
  • Manages financial details of client work assigned and continuously monitors and communicates project needs
  • Keeps projects on track through clear task lists, project timelines, issue tracking, status reports
  • Helps coordinate outside partners and vendors

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • 3-5+ years of ad agency experience required
  • Thrive in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced environment
  • Project financial and project management capabilities
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented with strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media

About Russell Herder

Founded 38 years ago, Russell Herder is an award-winning strategic ad agency providing market research, digital marketing, creative development, social media, and public relations excellence to our clients. One of only a very few internationally certified B Corporations® in Minnesota, we attract highly skilled talent by offering an excellent work environment and the opportunity to make meaningful contributions that change lives. Our clients include innovative organizations in finance, healthcare, built environment, and nonprofit spaces.

Why Work with Us?

You’ll be a vital part of a growing team where your talent will be appreciated and utilized, your input will be valued, and your skills will be developed. You’ll be a major contributor to the success of a deep variety of fascinating initiatives and have an opportunity to grow with an agency that does superior-quality work that matters.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Russell Herder is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in our hiring or employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, or any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.

Employment Type

Full-time

Digital Director

What we’re looking for:

An experienced, motivated Digital Director with a deep grasp of marketing. You are ad agency experienced, a seasoned collaborator, able to identify meaningful trends and opportunities to advance client strategies. You have experience managing digital and social advertising budgets and are committed to delivering exceptional insights and outcomes. Of equal importance is your agency experience and understanding of fast-paced team environments. You are ready to make a difference within a dynamic, close-knit team.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Collaborate and lead agency project teams to design and implement online advertising strategies.
  • Lead monthly client analytics across multiple channels.
  • Keep fully informed of emerging digital trends and practices within PPC, social media, email, etc.
  • Have strong supervisory skills and be a team player in a multi-discipline, high-performance environment.
  • Manage the social media and digital team members.

Qualifications

  • At least five years’ experience with Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Google Tag Manager, Google Search Console, Facebook Ad Manager, and other social channel advertising dashboards.
  • Experience in planning and placing ads across search, social media, display, etc.
  • Experience creating and optimizing tags in Google Tag Manager to track key business metrics.
  • Ability to create accounts and manage existing accounts in Google Search Console.
  • Digital interactive account planning, with proven hands-on experience and expertise.
  • Strong analytical and planning skills.
  • Ability to translate client goals into actionable plans.
  • Self-starter, capable of working independently and within a team environment.
  • Demonstrate measurable value to the client through the digital plan implementation.
  • Ability to translate research into a solid, accessible presentation.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written skills.
  • Proven ability to develop well-written documents and presentations.
  • Basic understanding of HTML and CSS for web development.
  • Advanced expertise in Microsoft Office, including Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, experience in creating dashboard analysis beneficial.

Who We Are

Russell Herder is a collaborative, strategic, AAAA agency located in Minneapolis, providing market research, digital marketing, creative development, social media, and public relations excellence to our regional and national clients. One of only 20 internationally certified B Corporations® in Minnesota, we attract highly skilled talent by offering the opportunity to make meaningful contributions that change lives. Our clients include innovative organizations in finance, healthcare, built environment, and nonprofit spaces. Send resume, cover letter, salary requirements.

Job Type:

Full-time and requires the ability to work on-site at the Minneapolis office location as necessary and when directed

Employment Type

Full-time

Account Manager

Opportunity

Russell Herder is a collaborative, strategic, AAAA agency located in Minneapolis, providing market research, digital marketing, creative development, social media, and media relations excellence to our regional and national clients. With nearly four decades in business, we are one of only 20 internationally certified B Corporations® in Minnesota and attract highly skilled talent by doing work that matters.

Our leadership is seeking an experienced, dynamic strategic communicator with proven client relationship-building skills and strong leadership abilities. It’s a great opportunity for a proven professional who thrives on working with a talented and supportive team. You’ll not only serve excellent clients, but you will also be an integral part of our firm’s growth and continued evolution.

Qualifications

We are looking for experience – someone who has a demonstrated ad agency track record. This position is a senior leadership role. Must have agency experience, will report to the agency CEO, and manage several key clients. The ideal candidate will have top-notch relationship-building and financial skills, be an excellent presenter and written strategic communicator, and value the power of good planning, strong creative and analytics.

  • Responsible for the overall management of the client services team as well as management of assigned clients
  • Oversees all direct reports and approves their contributions
  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and detail-driven
  • Ensures that the strategic goals of client work are communicated to the organization and met
  • Intimately familiar with client business and marketing objectives
  • Financially responsible for assigned client work
  • Sets quality standards for the team and enforces adherence
  • Fosters innovative solutions
  • Identifies short-term and long-term organic revenue growth opportunities as well as supports agency business development efforts
  • Accountable for maintaining client satisfaction and management of expectations while ensuring that the work is on strategy, on time, and on budget
  • Sets group goals to maximize team effectiveness

Requirements

  • Industry leader with highly visible profile with multiple years of experience within an advertising agency setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills to optimize relationships
  • Proven management experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Team builder
  • Strong problem-solving skills and detail-oriented
  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree or MBA

Employment Type

Full-time