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28 Apr 2022

Full-Time Assistant Account Executive

Capsule – Posted by soladayolsonmfc Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

Overview

Capsule is seeking a new crew member who possesses a natural inquisitiveness toward the world (both terrestrial and celestial), a core competency in crafting meaningful connections, and a knack for translating thoughtful design and strategic skill into stronger client relationships. The Assistant Account Executive at Capsule will support senior experience strategists with schedules and scheduling, proposal writing, internal coordination, and managing client budgets. This individual will also have opportunities to participate in client strategy and the presentation of research, strategy, messaging, and design work. 

In a Nutshell

  • Utilize talents in strategy, communication, and writing to help collaboratively support Capsule work across a set of clients in diverse industries. 
  • Support experience strategists with coordination efforts internally, scheduling of sessions, managing details, and keeping our team aware of budget parameters. 
  • Work closely with designers, copywriters, other strategists, and researchers to deliver on client expectations and keep a positive, growing relationship with Capsule clients. 
  • Weekly updates on project status and keeping our team accountable to client deadlines and budgets. 
  • Often participating in highly collaborative team development sessions, strategic brainstorms, brand strategy sessions, and naming projects. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a social sciences discipline, marketing, advertising, or other relevant area of study/life experience 
  • 1-2 years of working experience in an agency, marketing, or related role 
  • Exceptionally detail oriented and displays a high level of organization 
  • Critical thinker, empathetic, organized, process-oriented, strong idea-generator, listener, synthesizer, strong written and verbal communicator, self-starter, team-player, and wearer of multiple hats
  • And, if that’s not enough for you, the ability to work in a flexible, dynamic, fast-paced, highly collaborative environment, working on multiple projects at once

Bonus Points

  • Experience in InDesign, Slack, and Microsoft suite 
  • Experience writing, editing, and publishing blogs, email marketing, or other forms

About Capsule

Capsule has refused to adopt a descriptor since 1999. We’ve strategized for billion dollar industries and non profits. Conducted research for brands both local and global. We’ve given new faces to startups and facelifts to businesses over a century old. We’ve named everything from apples to office chairs. Rebranded schools and orchestras. Crafted experiences for grocery stores and Super Bowls. Our refusal to limit our work to one specific industry, combined with the satisfaction we find from solving problems that others won’t touch with 10-foot poles, has earned us a long list of partners and an informative depth of experience in brand research, strategy, and design over the last 20 years. So if you asked us to describe Capsule in two words, we’d say, “What’s next?” 

Clients we’ve grown with include Patagonia, Hydro Flask, Mattel, Minnesota Orchestra, Medtronic, Osprey Packs, SmartWool, Red Wing Shoes, Yakima, Herman Miller, Caribou Coffee, PepsiCo, and Arc’teryx. 

How to Apply

How to Apply Please send your cover letter with resume and optional story of a project you managed together in a PDF. Include your salary request in the email message. Send all materials to our retained search manager, heather@soladayolson.com. Label your subject line “Your Name, Assistant Account Executive > Capsule.” In your letter, respond to at least one of these topics…
  1. Share an example of how your inquisitiveness helped solve what appeared to be an impossible problem.
  2. As a non-designer, what do you appreciate about the power of design?
  3. How have you organized your way out of a dilemma?
You will receive a response to your application from our search manager. If we’re interested in talking with you, you’ll meet virtually with one of our experience strategists. Subsequent interviews may include virtual and/or in-person conversations with our Co-Founder, to whom the position reports. The Assistant Account Executive (aka Junior Experience Strategist) will begin as a hybrid, full-time position as soon as possible. Only applicants with the requested experience will be considered. COVID vaccination is required for in-person meetings at our Minneapolis office on Mondays. Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents must have authorization to work in the US before applying. No walk-ins or phone calls please. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: advertising, brand, and Marketing. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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