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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

Senior Account Manager

Brighton Agency is looking for a passionate, experienced Senior Account Manager to join our Consumer 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
  • CPG or consumer marketing communications experience required
  • 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
  • Experience working in Workamajig 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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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 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
  • Consumer 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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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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