Careers

Administrative Assistant

Penna Powers is seeking a mature, deadline-driven, highly-organized, detail-oriented Administrative Assistant to work with the Agency’s Executive Management team. This is a full-time position. Applicant 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. Excellent organizational, verbal and writing skills and proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint or Keynote required. Only candidates with a minimum of 1 to 2 years working in an agency or office environment with senior or executive-level managers will be considered.

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
-       Answering phones

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate to experience. Benefit package includes health, dental, life insurance, LTD and 401(k) with match.

To Apply
Submit cover letter, resume and two references to hr@pennapowers.com. No phone calls please.

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

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Advertising Account Manager – Nevada

Penna Powers is seeking an experienced Advertising Account Manager to be responsible for the daily contact between the agency and our clients. This position would be located in Henderson, Nevada and would require time spent in both Salt Lake City and Las Vegas. Penna Powers, with offices in both Utah and Nevada, is an award-winning full service advertising agency offering advertising, interactive, public relations, research, media strategy and public involvement services.

Position Summary

The Account Manager will lead the development of strategic marketing plans for clients and will be responsible for executing these plans on a daily basis. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of managing integrated marketing programs for clients (including, but not limited to, traditional and digital media channels, direct mail, public relations, social media and SEO/PPC). The ideal candidate will also have experience managing multiple projects and possess a talent for creative problem solving under tight deadlines.

Required Tasks

  • Prepare marketing strategy documents and campaign plans for clients and inter-agency teams
  • Lead agency team meetings and conduct client meetings
  • Write strategic creative briefs and job memos to direct individual marketing efforts
  • Drive campaign creative within the agency from concept to media delivery
  • Work with media team to plan media mix and audit media placements
  • Keep client marketing assets named, filed, categorized and organized
  • Assemble campaign reports and invoices for clients
  • Maintain and manage client budgets

Education / Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree and 3+ years of experience, Advertising Agency experience preferred
  • Ability to advocate for the value of agency creative work to clients
  • Exceptional client service skills and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A love for all things organizational; must be detail oriented
  • The ability to manage deliverables and communicate effectively with team members
  • An entrepreneurial attitude; the desire and ability to get stuff done
  • Knows how to prioritize and does well under pressure
  • Must be a team player, willing to jump in and help when needed
  • Motivate and communicate with internal teams

Benefits

Penna Powers offers employees highly competitive benefits, including medical, dental and 401k.

Apply for this opportunity by emailing your resume to: hr@pennapowers.com using “Nevada AE” in the subject line.

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Social Media Strategist

Penna Powers, a full-service agency with offices in Salt Lake City and Las Vegas, is seeking a Social Media Strategist to join its Salt Lake office.

The Social Media Strategist leads all of the agency’s social media efforts and oversees social media managers on different accounts. The Social Media Strategist must understand and have experience in content creation, community management, social media marketing, social media planning and all other facets of the digital social media space.

This position will work collaboratively with our Digital Strategist, Digital Media Planner and Public Relations Department to ensure the full integration of social media into all clients’ strategies and approaches.

A summary of responsibilities includes (but is not limited to):

  • Oversee all agency social media efforts, including those of the agency and for clients.
  • Develop and implement, or support the implementation of, social media strategic plans. Track, analyze and report on results.
  • Provide everything from high-level strategic planning and guidance to tactical implementation for clients.
  • In addition to the strategic oversight role, serve as day-to-day client contact on specific accounts, which includes client content creation, community management and other account management duties.
  • Prepare client point of view and recommendations (including unasked for recommendations).
  • Manage client budgets.
  • Research emerging tools, vet their application and make recommendations for Penna Powers accounts.
  • Maintain up-to-date working knowledge of social media rules and regulations.
  • Monitor best practices from other brands and educate team on potential application for Penna Powers clients.

Requirements

  • At least four years of experience (agency experience preferred).
  • Demonstrated success in social media management and strategy development for multiple clients and campaigns.
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, such as communication, marketing, journalism or public relations.
  • Self-starter and ability to manage others and lead accounts.

Benefits

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

Send resume and links to channels you manage to hr@pennapowers.com. Please include in your subject line “Social Media Strategist.”

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PR/SoMe Manager

If your idea of a great day is strategizing a solution for an opportunity or challenge, collaborating with a team, working on projects for clients in a variety of industries, and executing your plan in traditional and social media channels—we’re looking for you.

Penna Powers is hiring a communications specialist who is savvy in both traditional media relations and social media content creation and management.

Responsibilities

-       Develop and implement strategic integrated communication programs and analyze and measure results of these programs.

-       Take a pitch from idea creation to placement.

-       Writing, from drafting long copy to creating engaging content for a variety of social channels.

-       Managing social media posting, contesting, monitoring, moderation and reporting.

-       Reporting of both earned and social media metrics.

-       Day-to-day client relations including proactively generating ideas to meet clients’ business and communication goals.

-       Manage client budgets.

Requirements

-       Minimum of 5 years communications experience. Agency experience, a plus.

-       Demonstrated success outcomes in both earned and social media channels.

-       Knowledge of analytics.

-       Self-starter that works well in a team environment.

-       Presentation skills a plus.

Benefits

-       Competitive salary

-       401k w/employer match

-       Health/dental/life/LTD insurance

-       Collaborative and fun working environment

-       Performance bonuses

-       Company events throughout the year

Send to hr@pennapowers.com: resume, writing sample and link(s) to a recent story you pitched or social media channel you manage. Include PR Position 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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