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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.

Current Openings:

Account Coordinator

Russell Herder is seeking a self-motivated, career-driven professional with 2+ years experience to join our client services team. We are specifically looking for an experienced, strategic communicator with proven client relationship-building and project management skills. Agency experience is essential, with a proven ability to partner with multiple team members – including creative, brand planning, social and digital. This role supports our senior team with developing and implementing high quality campaigns.

Responsibilities

  • Fosters partnerships with clients and internal teams to manage project expectations
  • Ensures project requests and deliverables are strategically sound, on time and on budget
  • Attends client meetings, creates agendas and drafts recap reports documenting client decisions to be shared with the internal team
  • Manages intricate campaign details and continuously monitors and communicates project needs between the client and the internal team
  • Reviews competitive/industry news and alerts team with relevant insights

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • 2+ years of ad agency experience required
  • Thrive in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced environment
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Exceptionally detail-oriented with strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media

To Apply

Submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and any other materials demonstrating the value that you will provide to Russell Herder and our clients.

About Russell Herder

Founded 36 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 16 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 the 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.

Account Manager

We’re seeking an account manager who loves ad agency life, working with savvy clients and smart creatives to help organizations grow. If you’re a communicator with proven, strategic client relationship-building skills and strong leadership abilities with a desire to advance, you’ll find exciting opportunities at RH that make a real difference in people’s lives. We require at least five years of experience, and an ability to communicate exceptionally, from strategic plans to proposals, meeting summaries to project reports. This position calls for working closely with driven creatives, brand planning, social and digital specialists on focused goals. To thrive in our fast-paced, highly collaborative environment, you’ll need to be a self-starter, a stickler for details and committed to follow-through.

Responsibilities

  • Ensures recommendations and deliverables are strategically sound, on time and on budget
  • Attends client meetings, drafts strategic plans
  • Directs intricate campaign details
  • Reviews competitive/industry news and alerts team with relevant insights
  • Takes an active role in client presentations and communication, including being sole social department member for client presentations when appropriate
  • Develops a strong relationship with internal teams and clients
  • Participates in new business, including research, ideation and developing case studies
  • Works in tandem with brand planning to develop strategic recommendations for account growth

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • 5+ years of ad agency experience required
  • Thrive in a collaborative, creative, fast-paced environment
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, social media
  • Positive, self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with other strategists, creatives, and account teams

To Apply

Submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and any other materials demonstrating the value that you will provide to Russell Herder and our clients.

About Russell Herder

Founded 36 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 16 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 the 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 even further 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.

Digital Marketing Strategist

Russell Herder is seeking a Digital Marketing Strategist to join our award-winning agency. This role provides ongoing strategy, implementation, management, and analysis of digital marketing campaigns supporting our clients’ brands and business goals. You will manage digital projects from inception to completion, collaborating with team members and clients to produce exciting, impactful work. Positivity and enthusiasm are essential, as well as an ability to effectively communicate electronically or face-to-face. Our ideal candidate is passionate about, and experienced in, using digital strategies to attract, engage, and nurture audiences. If you love paid digital, email, and analytics, contact us today.

Job Responsibilities

  • Strategy, implementation, and management support of digital marketing programs
  • Ongoing measurement, analysis, and reporting
  • Assist in management of paid digital advertising campaigns (paid search, paid social, etc.) across all platforms
  • SEO auditing and keyword research work and monitor SEO performance
  • Support development of audience personas and buyer journeys
  • Conduct competitive digital marketing research
  • Research, and report on digital marketing trends, tools, and technologies
  • Quality assurance for digital campaigns
  • Monitor Google analytics for client websites and provide insights and recommendations based on data findings

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3+ years of digital advertising experience with a focus on campaign design, management, analytics and optimization
  • Current certifications for Google Ads, Google Analytics or similar
  • Experience implementing and optimizing paid search and paid social advertising campaigns
  • Experience measuring, analyzing, and reporting digital marketing performance
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and enthusiasm collaborating with other strategists, creatives, and account teams
  • Passionate about continuous learning and professional skill development
  • Working knowledge of HTML

To Apply

Submit resume, salary requirements, your LinkedIn profile, and any other materials demonstrating the value that you will provide to Russell Herder and our clients.

About Russell Herder

Founded 36 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 16 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 the 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 even further 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.

Operations / Production Manager

This key position directs and coordinates agency operational and production activities to obtain optimum efficiency and maximize profits. You manage for highest-quality client experience and results by monitoring all project processes and operations for time and resource efficiencies, cost management, and process improvement opportunities. If it moves in the agency, you’re on it, routing projects, managing calendars, deadlines, and serving as a liaison between creative and client services. You love detail, and know how to keep all the plates spinning yet maintain a positive environment. You know how to work with a close-knit team, and have the skills to engage directly with clients and agency partners. Ad agency experience is essential, as is a solid grasp of social, digital, video and print. Writing is a must; you can communicate clearly, and well. Working with your teams to develop project budgets and estimates, you play a key role in everyone’s success.

Responsibilities

  • Establish and enforce a streamlined workflow of agency project-related processes
  • Identify best practices and develop new systems/processes/tools for complex integrated client projects
  • Aggressively pursue ways to assure overall agency and client profitability
  • Recommend and manage staffing needs in relation to client work demands
  • Monitor adherence to project approvals, scheduling, time, and other agency policies
  • Manage the day to day operations of the office, consistent with the agency’s financial and administrative and legal policies
  • Provide motivational leadership to the staff and shape B-Corp values and culture
  • Cultivate long-term, top-level agency relationships and confidence
  • Insure the prudent and most effective use of agency funds, personnel, and other resource
  • Anticipate/respond promptly to internal/external issues with appropriate recommendations to assure problems do not endanger critical relationships with clients or key team members

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of project management and operations experience in an advertising agency
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, MBA or equivalent business experience
  • Good to expert understanding of print, broadcast, and digital production
  • Self-motivated, positive attitude, quick and assertive
  • Extremely detailed oriented and organized
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • MS Office, word processing, spreadsheets, Internet software, email, database software proficiency
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Cool, calm, collected and collaborative

To Apply

Submit resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and any other materials demonstrating the value that you will provide to Russell Herder and our clients.

About Russell Herder

Founded 36 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 16 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 the 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 even further 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.