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At Brighton we bring together the best part of a consulting firm — practical insight — and the best part of an ad agency — inspired imagination — to help our clients think differently about their brand, their customers and the best ways to bring them together. We call it Applied Imagination.

Current Openings

Account Executive

Brighton Agency is looking for a passionate, experienced Account Executive to join our Brand Builder team. At Brighton, Account Executives deliver daily on making extraordinary things happen for our clients, their brands and their customers. Successful candidates will have a track record of working within a team to effectively manage projects within timeline and budget, be a true multitasker and a team player. You'll coordinate with other agency disciplines including Strategy & Planning, Influencer Engagement, Creative, Media and Digital Experience. You'll have the chance to work on some of the leading brands that reach and engage a range of audiences. 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Proactively contribute to great ideas as part of Brighton's strategic planning process and working with audience engagement teams
  • Develop estimates and scopes by engaging across disciplines with regard to client deliverables, with supervisor input and approval
  • Update and maintain client status reports, including objectives, deadlines and budgets
  • Function effectively as a valued part of the team, coordinating efforts across disciplines
  • Assist with creative brief development execution and follow-up, as identified

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 2 to 5 years of experience with project/account management in an agency setting; B.S. in Marketing, Communications or related area required
  • Consumer marketing or communications background a plus
  • Ability to illustrate results and go the extra mile for clients
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Ability to thrive independently and as a team member in a creative, friendly and fast-paced environment
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Associate Producer

Brighton Agency is looking for a passionate, experienced Associate Producer to join our Multimedia team. The Multimedia team produces a wide range of branded video content, from quick-turnaround social media videos to product testimonials, to high-concept commercial spots.  Animation, documentary, sizzles, radio…we do it all. You will work alongside our Senior Multimedia Producer/Project Manager and together you will keep the trains running on time for all things video. Ideal candidates will have some experience on a film or television/broadcast production crew or similar industry (i.e. live event production). 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Schedule and manage the workflow of the video department
  • Generate video project estimates and schedules
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to develop original creative videos
  • Manage video projects from concept to production to ensure quality and consistency
  • Work directly with clients to ensure their needs are being met throughout each project.
  • Brainstorm video projects

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Film or other related fields of study
  • 2-3 years of experience in project management, film or broadcast production or related
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to thrive independently and as a team member in a creative, friendly and fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Highly organized multi-tasker with a strong sense of urgency
  • Ability to represent Brighton to our clients and their customers
  • Self-directed problem solver with a flair for the creative
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours when needed (not often).
  • A familiarity with the fundamentals of video production, filmmaking, storytelling and field-producing
  • A basic understanding of the following software and platforms:
    • Adobe Creative Suite
    • Asana/Basecamp (or other project management tool)
    • Microsoft Office

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Project Manager

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and hardworking Project Manager to join our team. At Brighton, all the expertise needed to deliver insightful and creative marketing solutions is under one roof. Our collaborative atmosphere allows our experts in each marketing discipline to bring ideas and experience to each project. This multi-dimensional approach translates to compelling communications and on-trend solutions that deliver results.  

The primary functions of the Project Manager position include project and program management for our agriculture industry clients, occasional client management and team leadership. The position requires a sufficient breadth and depth of expertise in Brighton’s digital and traditional capabilities to lead large, multi-disciplinary teams of people to successfully deliver integrated client solutions.

The Project Manager manages complex, multi-track projects or small-scale programs to an acceptable level of risk by balancing scope, time, cost and quality while maintaining a positive environment that promotes individual development and high-performance standards. He/she uses advanced problem-solving skills, strong business skills, solid verbal and written communication skills, excellent relationship-building skills and strong leadership and team management skills.

He/she must have a solid understanding of marketing and project management in order to achieve the predictable, consistent and successful delivery of projects through the standardization and application of processes, methodologies, tools and techniques. Must possess the ability to simultaneously manage complex, multi-disciplinary projects and the flexibility to lead diverse and dynamic teams to deliver balanced digital and traditional solutions for our clients’ challenging business problems. Formal project management training and certification are desired.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Structures and manages integrated, multi-track projects and/or programs of multiple projects. Leads the development and tracking of integrated plans across digital and traditional projects, partnering with others to lead teams of 5-25 people across creative design, user experience design, software development, client services, strategy, social media and/or marketing disciplines. Builds and structures the project team to ensure maximum performance. Provides purpose, direction and motivation to project teams.
  • Oversees the development and ongoing management of project plans – including key milestones, tasks, resources and timelines for all project deliverables. Establishes and maintains processes to manage scope over the project lifecycle. Identifies and manages project and/or program issues, risks, actions and decisions. Sets project quality and performance standards.
  • Adapts Brighton’s approach to meet project and program objectives and client business-drivers. Establishes and maintains project and/or program communications and reports. Assists with project estimations and staffing needs.
  • Serves as the project team’s representative and advocate in client discussions. Manages all facets of peer-level client relationships, including expectations, communications, negotiations, escalation and feedback. Provides day-to-day project contact for clients.
  • Clarifies and communicates project objectives and success criteria. Ensures key project and program-wide roles and responsibilities are defined across disciplines. Ensures the use of best practices and applies lessons learned from previous projects.
  • Partner with Senior Project Manager and other Project Managers in implementing a Project Management Office (PMO) at Brighton, in an effort to realize greater efficiencies through standardized processes and procedures across the organization.
  •  Ensures a positive, collaborative work environment for the team.
  • Manages third-party freelancer, partner and/or vendor relationships, as necessary.
  • Maintains awareness of the current industry environments that shape opportunities for client solutions—e.g., news events, industry trends, technology trends, mergers, etc.

 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 4-6 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; ability to work under pressure
  • Works well as part of a team, with ranges of people and personalities
  • Project Management certification preferred
  • Marketing agency experience a plus
  • Experience with Workamajig a plus
  • Agriculture marketing experience a plus

 

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off and paid holidays.

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Associate Creative Director

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and talented Associate Creative Director to join our creative team.  At Brighton, all the expertise needed to deliver insightful and creative marketing solutions is under one roof.  Our collaborative atmosphere allows our experts in each marketing discipline to bring ideas and experience to each project.  This multi-dimensional approach translates to compelling communications and on-trend solutions that deliver results.  

Potential candidates must possess eight to ten years of experience in the creative, advertising, or marketing industries.  We are looking for hard-working, detail-oriented, multi-tasking professionals who know the critical importance of managing client expectations and relationships, while working across teams to ensure that deliverables are on time, on-budget, and error free.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 8 to 10 years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • A portfolio that demonstrates mouth-watering design, ingenious conceptual thinking and more than just the usual solutions to the same old problems
  • Proven conceptual creative skills that solve client’s problems while staying on brand and leveraging the latest in digital advertising and design thinking
  • Provides leadership and plays a key role in the development of the creative strategy and vision
  • Leads and mentors creative teams while contributing to the evolution of our clients’ products and brand by guiding creative development from concept to completion
  • Highly creative and imaginative
  • High personal accountability with a good eye for detail
  • Maintain an interest in commerce, popular culture, new advertising trends and techniques, social and cultural trends and fashions
  • Thorough understanding of photography, illustration, typography and printing
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to thrive independently and as a team member in a creative, friendly, and fast-paced environment 

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Media Supervisor

We are looking for an experienced, passionate and hardworking Media Supervisor to join our team. At Brighton, all the expertise needed to deliver insightful and creative marketing solutions is under one roof. Our collaborative atmosphere allows our experts in each marketing discipline to bring ideas and experience to each project. This multi-dimensional approach translates to compelling communications and on-trend solutions that deliver results.

The Media Supervisor is an integral part of the Media team and will be responsible for building and the development of media planning costs across national and local offline and digital media, establishing and maintaining relationships with vendors, planning, presenting, and executing media buys, and negotiating contracts, among other duties.

Ideal candidates must possess a bachelor’s degree in media, advertising, marketing or a related field and have 3-5 years of media planning and buying experience. We are searching for a candidate that has multi-channel experience across various industries including basic knowledge/entry experience in digital, is solution and processed-oriented, committed to excellence and is looking to further build upon their career in media.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads developing and building media buys that are to the specifications of the strategy/planning team and clients.
  • Contributes to, writes, and clearly presents strategic and tactical media buy recommendation presentations including clearly communicating details and tactics of media, market situations, or impact of market dynamics to clients.
  • Supports and leads the building and development of media planning costs across national and local media inclusive of television, radio, digital, print and OOH.
    • Uploads planning costs as necessary to cost files within MediaTools.
    • Updates purchase costs when necessary to Media Tools and required documents.
    • Manages and organizes flowchart updates, keeping all plans up to date.
  • Leads and assists existing media team members in negotiating/evaluating advertising contracts with media companies to determine pricing and schedules in assigned markets.
  • Owns the development of and manages insertion necessary to hold and place media; works with media vendors to ensure all necessary paperwork is in-house to process billing.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with media vendors that can be leveraged to the benefit of Brighton and our clients.
  • Prepares and presents post buys (when relevant and appropriate). Contributes as necessary to larger post summaries or wrap-up reports working with members from different teams across Brighton.
  • Develop and contribute to client requested POVs, provide marketplace intelligence and perspective, and evaluate potential media partnerships and opportunities.
  • Reviews and develops processes across teams to streamline media specs and timelines for creative teams and financial approval for media authorizations with account teams.
  • Leads monthly financial duties that include organizing and vetting client invoicing, clearing invoices received from media companies, and resolving and preventing discrepancies.

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or internship in related field.
  • 3-5 years of experience in media, including digital media buying experience.
  • Clearly and effectively communicates with stakeholders and ensures all relevant parties are apprised of key projects or details.
  • Manages workload effectively; meets deadlines while striving for 100 percent accuracy.
  • Effectively leverages tools and technology and proactively identifies solutions and approaches for dealing with tasks and challenges.
  • Works well as part of a team, with ranges of people and personalities, and contributes to the broader visions and goals of the Media department.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to uncover, articulate and implement actionable insights.
  • A high level of energy and initiative to explore, conceptualize and implement new processes and workflows.

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off and paid holidays.

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Creative Director

Brighton Agency is looking for an experienced, passionate and talented Creative Director to join our team. Our creative directors are the driving force that keeps the creative side of Brighton at the top of its game — they make sure no talent ever goes to waste and the work stays razor sharp. These are crazy-talented people who develop original design concepts, global marketing campaigns and compelling digital media productions. They ensure that the creative delivers on-strategy and they oversee multiple projects through execution while directly managing a team of creatives. The ability to lead and motivate is essential for the role. 

At Brighton, creative directors have a huge job, and we need people who aren’t afraid to tackle this massive undertaking and still say, “We can do more.” This is a leadership role in every aspect of the word, and we need someone who can represent Brighton — our culture, our strategic thinking and our creative standards — to our clients and to the rest of the agency. Creative Directors are responsible for working with our account service team to manage the client relationship for all things related to creative. You will also work alongside the Multimedia, Interactive and Project Management teams.

Potential candidates must possess ten to fifteen years of experience in the creative, advertising, or marketing industries.  We are looking for hard-working, detail-oriented, multi-tasking professionals who know the critical importance of managing client expectations and relationships while working across teams to ensure that deliverables are on time, on-budget, and error free.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helps guide the overall creative product of the agency and the development of the creative team
  • Helps develop processes and procedures for the efficient operation of the creative team
  • Assists in leadership tasks and deliverables of assigned client accounts
  • Understands clients' core message and target audience
  • Leading teams in creating campaign and communication concepts including brainstorms for visual and copy ideas with other members of the team
  • Engages in client contact with account team; prepare and present concepts to the client
  • Assigns resources to projects and ensures deadlines are met

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Executive Assistant

Brighton Agency is looking for an energetic, experienced Executive Assistant to join our team. Brighton is a fast-paced, high energy marketing and advertising agency that works with clients in a variety of industries and locations.  With a high volume and a wide variety of activities taking place everyday, there is a need for an extremely detail-oriented and customer service focused assistant to support the daily activities of the CEO and Executive Leadership Team with a number of tasks.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Provide daily and ongoing support to the CEO with duties to include:
    • Travel planning, flight check-ins, hotel registrations
    • Meeting planning and coordination including reserving meeting rooms, ordering lunch, and securing any additional resources as necessary
    • Managing calendars, schedules, phone calls and emails including personal appointments, birthday reminders, vacations, etc.
    • Expense reports and time entry
  • Facilitate and coordinate internal and external communication (e.g. distribute information, prepare documents, and organize and sort documents)
  • Track projects and deliverables and follow-up appropriately
  • Conduct industry, business or vendor research
  • Generate reports and analyze data
  • Suggest more efficient ways to do things and troubleshoot problems
  • Provide back-up support at front desk and other office duties (e.g. ordering supplies or food)
  • Support other key members of the Executive Leadership Team as needed

 

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an executive support role; high school diploma required
  • Ability to demonstrate results and go the extra mile for the CEO
  • Ability to simultaneously manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint and ability to learn new tools easily and effectively
  • Experience with MacOS is a plus
  • Must be reliable, trustworthy and maintain complete discretion with sensitive and confidential information

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Back-End Developer/DevOps

Brighton Agency is looking for an experienced, passionate and talented Back-end Developer/DevOps to join our Interactive team. You’re geeky, naturally curious, well-rounded and enjoy a challenge. You’re looking for the variety and energy of an agency environment with global clients. Successful candidates will have experience working on complex projects and the ability to successfully drive the project from architecture to deployment.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Software development
    • Proficiency with PHP, Ruby, and/or other back-end languages
    • Experience with relational databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc.
    • Experience with web application frameworks like Laravel, Rails, etc.
    • Experience with RESTful APIs (producing and consuming) and associated data formats (JSON/XML)
    • Experience with deployment management/automation tools (e.g. Capistrano / Grunt and Gulp)
    • Experience managing cloud-based deployment environments (AWS or similar)
    • Some proficiency with HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and JSON and experience collaborating with front-end developers
  • ​​​Best practices
    • Collaborating successfully with multi-disciplinary teams to bring together digital strategy, creative design, user experience design, technical architecture and development into a smart digital solution
    • Collaborating with client teams to understand business and technical requirements and (when necessary) to ensure that our solutions integrate within a client’s IT infrastructure
    • Teaching and mentoring fellow developers, agency colleagues, and clients about web application development
    • Represent and communicate agency’s creative and business philosophy, methodology and capabilities to current and potential clients and to agency
    • Multi-tasking and working within client and project deadlines
    • Accurately estimating time and resource requirements needed to accomplish development tasks
    • Enhance your skills by learning new tools, frameworks, platforms and technologies
    • Stay current in your discipline by reading relevant articles, forums and documentation

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field (Computer Science, Web Development, etc) or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years’ experience, preferably in an agency or consultancy setting
  • Native English speaker or equivalent level of fluency
  • Samples of previous work we can see online (Github, etc.) that demonstrate strong thinking and execution
  • Strong communications skills with fellow software developers, agency colleagues, and client contacts
  • Experience adopting and evolving existing codebases
  • Solid attention to detail and a user experience design sensibility
  • Past experience collaborating with agency and/or multi-disciplinary teams
  • High personal accountability and a willingness to get the job done
  • An entrepreneurial and self-driven work ethic

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Senior Account Manager

Brighton Agency is looking for a passionate, experienced Senior Account Manager to join our Healthcare/Life Sciences team. At Brighton, Senior Account Managers deliver daily on making extraordinary things happen for our clients, their brands and their customers. Successful candidates will have a track record of achieving outstanding results using strategic skills such as managing the planning process and account and project management. You’ll coordinate with other agency disciplines like influencer engagement, creative, media, multimedia and digital. 
 
This is an opportunity to showcase your passion and deep knowledge for building brands and marketing communications and for using your strategic planning and management ability to help ensure that a single project or major campaign is executed on time, on budget and with impact. 
 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:   
  • Proactively drive winning ideas forward as part of Brighton’s strategic planning process and work with cross-functional teams
  • Learn our clients’ businesses and audiences at a depth that will enable you to maximize your ability to provide and manage solutions that will help clients achieve business objectives
  • Supervise junior team members in the management of agency accounts by delegating responsibilities while setting and maintaining deadlines 
  • Identify and support new business and organic growth opportunities
  • Meet and liaison with clients to develop relationships, identify objectives and opportunities and discuss strategic approaches to their business
  • Create budgets, manage campaign costs and support invoicing, ensuring profitability
DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
  • 7 to 10 years of experience with project/account management in an agency or corporate marketing setting; B.S. or higher in Marketing, Communications or related required
  • Healthcare marketing communications experience a plus
  • Ability to illustrate results and go the extra mile for clients
  • Simultaneously manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional attention to detail and time management skills with the ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Ability to thrive independently and as a team member in a creative, friendly and fast-paced environment 
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office software, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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Copywriter

Brighton Agency is looking for a passionate, experienced Copywriter. You’re good with words, but you also understand that words are only as compelling as the ideas they express. Not surprisingly, you’re mildly obsessed with developing original concepts and messages that make an impact—from campaigns to collateral. You’re analytical enough to dive into research but intuitive enough to sense when something important isn’t captured by it. You’re adept at understanding technical concepts and making them accessible through your writing.

As a member of our Creative team, you will work with our Strategy & Planning, Influencer Engagement and Brand Builder teams to propose and create messaging that connects brands and people with thoughtful and engaging marketing solutions. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:   

  • Establish a deep understanding of clients’ businesses, objectives and audiences
  • Collaborate with multiple teams to develop persuasive messaging strategies and original creative across a variety of accounts and mediums
  • Participate in brainstorming visual and copy ideas with other members of the Creative team
  • Present work to clients with polished presentations and strong rationale
  • Manage the development process from concept to production to ensure the quality and consistency of each communication   

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 to 6 years of related experience; B.S. in writing or equivalent required
  • Bonus points for B2B, healthcare, life science, or technical writing experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with ability to work with a wide range of personalities and audiences
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to thrive independently and as a team member in a creative, friendly and fast-paced environment 

Brighton Agency offers a competitive salary with a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, 401K plan, profit sharing, paid time off, and paid holidays.

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