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Administrative Assistant

Penna Powers Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant is a mature, deadline-driven, highly-organized, and detail-oriented and will report to the Agency’s Executive Management team. This is a full-time position. The Administrative Assistant must be able to work with multiple managers and effectively prioritize and handle requests including scheduling, drafting and preparing correspondence, answering phones and other general clerical responsibilities.

Specific tasks and responsibilities

  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and appointments
  • Prepare meeting agendas, organize and compile information and materials
  • Record, compile and distribute meeting notes
  • Drafting and preparing correspondence, memos and reports
  • Internet research
  • Maintain calendar(s)
  • Proofreading proposals and other documents
  • General clerical duties including maintaining soft and hardcopy files, photocopying, mailing
  • Occasionally ordering meals and coordinating refreshments for meetings

Skills & Experience Required

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (including spelling and grammar)
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and requests
  • Understanding of meeting management: agendas, protocol, collateral material, etc.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, creating reports and other office procedures
  • Organization and follow-up skills – a demonstrated ability to make and meet commitments
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to coordinate tasks and deadlines with other departments
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of Internet technologies
  • Demonstrated intermediate to advanced knowledge of Windows, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint (or Keynote) and Outlook
  • Courteous and responsive in customer service
  • Professional appearance and attitude

Additional Preferred Skills

  • Proficiency in a Mac environment
  • Experience with iCal/Google Calendar

Benefits

  • Penna Powers offers employees highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental, PTO and 401(k) matching.

 

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Videographer/Editor

Penna Powers, a Salt Lake based communications agency, is seeking a talented Videographer/Editor for its Salt Lake City office. The Videographer/Editor will assist the agency in the development, editing and support of all multimedia projects including videos and presentations. Knowledge of current editing and shooting styles as well as excellent time-management and multitasking skills are key characteristics we are looking for.

Requirements:

  • Manage multiple video/multimedia projects
  • Participate in team meetings, develop video concepts and storyboard ideas
  • Shoot and edit video projects
  • Ability to capture and edit audio (knowledge of audio equipment such as LAV, Shotgun mic, omnidirectional, etc.)
  • Produce motion/kinetic videos
  • Keep up with trending techniques in video production, color process and editing 
  • Work to develop and maintain post-production processes and guidelines (Broadcast/YouTube/Vimeo/etc.)

Skills:

  • Understanding of lighting, shooting angles, camera placement, audio needs, locations, camera movement, etc.
  • Proficient in Premiere, After Effects and the Adobe Creative Suite (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, Sound Booth, Audition)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use music/graphics to add energy and excitement to video content
  • Knowledge of video codecs, compositing, transcoding, and video formatting across channels
  • Have excellent communications and interpersonal skills, including the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with culturally diverse people
  • Must be proactive who can collaborate within a team
  • Must be a creative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to manage time effectively, prioritize duties, track assets and meet deadlines is critical
  • Ready to work extra hours when necessary to get the project done
  • Experience/interest in photography is a plus but not mandatory
  • 2-4 years experience is a must

Benefits

  • Penna Powers offers employees highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental, PTO and 401(k) matching.

Contact

  • Please email your resume with an explanation of your qualifications for the position to:hr@pennapowers.com and include “Video” in the subject line.
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Media Planner

Do you find yourself geeking out over GRPs, CPMs, VTCs , RTBs and love writing POVs? Do you view advertisements with a critical eye toward not only their creative design and messaging but also the channels through which you’re seeing them? Do you enjoy exploring beyond the frontiers of “new” media while re-energizing the magic of the “old”?

If so, you may want to seriously consider Penna Powers, a Salt Lake City-based full-service communications firm. We’re seeking a Media Planner to help research, plan, buy and execute paid advertising campaigns and do it all with the passion of a devoted and wild-eyed anthropologist.

We’re looking for someone who has between 1 and 3 years of experience in media planning, research and buying. Ideal candidates will be able to integrate planning from all media channels and articulate media strategy to colleagues, supervisors and clients.

Of course that’s not all – here’s a list of qualifications and duties that go along with the position:

  • Responsible for developing, implementing and optimizing traditional and online client strategies and initiatives
  • Can work cross-department to integrate PR, SEO and other interactive elements not traditionally part of a paid media buy
  • Develops buying strategies for maximizing media dollars and handles RFPs and negotiations
  • Once campaigns are live, optimizes performance based on agreed-upon key performance indicators
  • Creates online campaign reports for client and performs post-analysis verification on all buys to assess vendor compliance
  • Has a thorough understanding of CPM, CPC, CPA, and PPC-based advertising campaigns
  • Can manage paid search campaigns and stays updated on latest tools and trends.
  • Writes online media recommendations and POVs across a wide array of opportunities
  • Creates and manages media flowcharts, client media authorizations, billing and media vendor contacts
  • Constantly learning industry trends and staying updated on new technologies
  • Understands and interprets media research/math analytics and consumer trends
  • Has supervisory role over assistants, coordinators and interns
  • Collaborate with senior media staff on strategic development, analysis and optimization
  • Experience with Double Click ad serving and reporting a plus
  • Familiarity with Nevada media also a plus
  • Bachelor Degree and 1 to 3 years of Advertising Agency experience preferred

Benefits

  • Penna Powers offers employees highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental, PTO and 401(k) matching.

Contact

  • Please email your resume with an explanation of your qualifications for the position to: hr@pennapowers.com and include “MP” in the subject line.

 

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Receptionist: Part-time/Afternoons

Be an essential part of one of Salt Lake’s most successful advertising, public relations and interactive agencies. If you have exceptional phone skills, a pleasant personality and are self-motivated, we’d like to hear from you. This is a year-round position and previous experience is preferred.

Please fax your resume with cover letter to Human Resources at (801) 487-0707 or email your resume to hr@pennapowers.com and include “Receptionist” in the subject line.

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Lead Web Developer

Penna Powers is looking for a passionate individual who wants to change the world with their awesome web development skills (by change the world we mean make some awesome sites). What are we looking for? You’ll be responsible for developing and updating killer custom websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP and a lot of other acronyms. You’ll be asked to collaborate with our UX designer and lead web developer from the start to finish of projects so being able to talk to other people is a really nice bonus. We’re looking for a developer with a strong visual eye and understanding of design concepts and a perspective on front and back-end technologies and their impact on the design process. Candidates who spend their free time mastering dungeons and dragons, making home servers, planning ways to survive a zombie apocalypse, expanding on an already vast knowledge of horror movies, eating bacon and throwing foam balls in an attempt to disrupt your co-workers will probably fit in pretty well with our odd, colorful, and fun culture. And now the boring job posting stuff: Required Skills

  • HTML / HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • PHP/Perl
  • mySQL
  • AJAX
  • WordPress development & deployment
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Bonus Skills

  • Drupal/Joomla experience
  • LAMP stack admin experience
  • Experience working with GIT
  • The amazing ability to search with Google
  • An understanding of SEO and how to implement various techniques
  • A nice, warm handshake. Not too dry, but not too moist
  • Not making a mess when warming things in the microwave

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • 401k w/employer match
  • Health/dental/life/LTD insurance
  • Collaborative and fun working environment
  • Company events throughout the year

Send resume to hr@pennapowers.com. Please include in your subject line “ Lead Web Developer.”

This is an on-site salaried position, based in SLC, UT. Please do not contact us about outsourcing, or if you are a recruiter.

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