New York

Production Coordinator

What You'll Do

Our Production Coordinator supports production efforts on multiple accounts with a focus on interactive web/digital products and digital content creation.

This role requires management of the project from the development of project plans through to final delivery. Working closely with various departments, you will act as a liaison to ensure efficient communication and collaboration between members of the team and that client  objectives are translated into effective solutions.

What You'll Contribute

  • Project planning
  • Weekly profitability reporting
  • Weekly resource planning
  • Manage production calendars
  • Manage production budgets
  • Work across departments to ensure work is completed on time and within approved budgets
  • Gather assets from clients and ensure items are organized and accessible to production resources in a timely manner
  • Support User Acceptance Testing efforts
  • Manage deliverable deadlines and internal review processes
  • Manage QA process to ensure all work is delivered to spec against approved SOW or project brief
  • Act as an internal liaison; facilitating open communication between teams
  • Provide status of timeline, profitability and progress on all assigned projects during weekly status meetings
  • Set up and plan agendas for internal team meetings and client-deliverable meetings
  • Provide actionable notes/recaps

Desired Skills and Experience

The ideal candidate will possess the following credentials:

  • At least 1 year of digital agency experience in managing web projects
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed project plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and minimum supervision
  • Superb written and communications skills
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Professional, friendly demeanor with extremely strong organizational skills
  • Ability to solve problems with keen instincts and organizational experience
  • Positive, professional team-player who embraces team success
  • Bachelor's degree

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

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Agency Marketing Intern

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for a hungry and enthusiastic PR / Digital Marketing Intern. At RSR, interns get hands-on experience working across multiple departments. In this role, you'll be introduced and engaged in marketing initiatives spanning paid search, social listening and moderation, analytics/reporting, and content strategy, as well as agency PR initiatives spanning event planning, industry event/award submissions, social media maintenance and thought leadership research.

We want you to be a part of the team: collaborating on projects, participating in calls, bringing news about the industry to the whole agency, and finding new ways to improve processes. You'll benefit from exposure to holistic marketing and strategy programs across varying client industries, as well as gain insights into our agency marketing process and how to best ideate and bring PR opportunities to life.

Our ideal candidate values collaboration, communication, attention to detail, and personal growth. To be considered you must be eligible to work in the U.S. or have a work visa.

Your Marketing Responsibilities

  • Daily management and moderation of social media communities and customer service requests and provide timely responses.
  • Assist with developing weekly and monthly analytics reports for fashion, retail, media, entertainment, and finance clients.
  • Assist with set up and configuration of media campaigns on social, paid search, display, and more.
  • Research and assess digital marketing analysis tools
  • Research and assess the latest trends within the digital space including relevant social and cultural trends

Your PR Responsibilities

  • Weekly/bi-weekly status calls with our agency PR team
  • Maintenance of agency social media channels (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram) and website blog
  • Maintenance of a master award/event calendar
  • Draft and submit applications for industry awards and speaking events
  • Conduct necessary research to support agency thought leadership (articles, white papers, event write-ups, etc)
  • Assist in the management of agency hosted events — cocktail hours, conferences, panels. This includes running registration, writing agendas, conducting weekly statuses during the event planning stages, ordering collateral, scheduling briefing calls, and other event planning related needs.
  • Occasional assistance with formatting and editing new business proposals 

Qualifications (Must Haves)

  • Interest in pursuing a career in digital marketing
  • Creative thinker with a passion for uncovering insights from data
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to multi task and work in a fast paced environment
  • High energy, self-motivated team player with a great attitude who can work with grace under pressure
  • Great attention to detail, organized, and committed individual with a drive to provide excellence at all touch points
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Well versed in social media and aware of digital trends
  • Some experience with social analytics tools (i.e. Facebook Insights)
  • Some experience with we analytics tools (i.e. Google Analytics, Omniture)
  • Some experience with paid search (i.e. Google AdWords)
  • Proficient in Excel (pivot tables, data sorting, basic formulas)
  • Available to work full time (40 hours / week) for a minimum of 3 months

Qualifications (Nice to Haves)

  • Google Analytics and/or AdWords certified
  • Past Public Relations or copywriting experience

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now

Associate Director, Paid Media

What You'll Do

At RSR we have an opportunity for a seasoned Associate Director of Paid Media to join our growing team. Do you possess expertise both across paid search and paid social? Have you worked on paid media for an e-commerce shop or run paid media for a retailer? If you answered yes to these questions, we want to talk to you.
In short, your role at RSR will be to:

  • Lead RSR paid media engagements
  • Help clients and team members understand the role of various paid media channels in achieving their objectives
  • Set the foundational paid media strategy across channels and tactics
  • Oversee Paid Search, Paid Social, and Display campaigns across client accounts and resources.
  • Elevate the role of DMP and CDP usage across engagements.
  • Help measure and articulate the story of media performance across the funnel

Keep in Mind: Direct response experience is more critical for RSR needs than broad awareness campaigns that are not measured all the way through conversion.

What You'll Contribute

  • Develop short- and long-term digital advertising strategy for clients with the goal of driving new customer acquisition (revenue growth), brand engagement, and/or customer retention through prospecting and remarketing campaigns utilizing search, social, display, video, and mobile advertising tactics
  • Manage and/or support teams in managing paid search, display, paid social, and other paid media channels
  • Develop reporting frameworks for all client advertising and help put together weekly and monthly reports
  • Own the relationship with channel partners (Google, FB, etc.)
  • Manage the entire marketing deliverable cycle including initial planning, implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting
  • Work with internal marketing team to generate weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly performance reports and dashboards, and recognize and troubleshoot data anomalies
  • Ensure reporting provides an analysis of results and leads to performance insights that extend into optimization ideas
  • Provide these results, insights, and optimization ideas to Accounts team in order to better support clients and elevate the relationship
  • Work directly with Account team to help facilitate client meetings and provide online marketing expertise as needed
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and provide relevant insights to teams as to how they might affect client accounts

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years experience managing paid search, paid social, display, and video, campaigns with a minimum budget of at least $100k+/month
  • Currently employed as a Paid Media Manager or similar
  • Agency experience preferred, with a demonstrated track record of success in the industry
  • Undergraduate degree in Marketing, Communications or related field
  • Experience with optimization of paid media campaigns to hit CPA, ROI and engagement goals
  • Expert knowledge of Google Analytics, experience with additional platforms preferred
  • Expert knowledge of Google AdWords and Bing Ads
  • Expert knowledge of Facebook Business Manager (Ads Manager, Power Editor)
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience creating reports and recommendations based on account performance
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, analytical, detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong overall Digital Marketing knowledge, with a hunger to learn more
  • Experience in prioritizing competing priorities and the ability to meet client deadlines with accuracy
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now

Digital Art Director

Ready Set Rocket is looking for a hands-on designer of large-scale platform sites, responsive web, digital and 360 creative. Our new digital Art Director (5+ years of experience) is someone who has a strong UI & UX backbone and can present their dynamic work as an experienced conceptual designer and lead art director.

This role is all about an outstanding portfolio - show us your best work if you like what you read here!

Our Art Directors are a driving force behind our creative work and have a hands-on role in every phase of a project—from contributing to creative strategy and defining a creative vision, to executing and presenting work, consulting with clients, and working with designers and other creative team members to see a vision through to launch.

Reporting to a Creative Director, Art Directors will find themselves on any given day working on an immersive microsite, major website redesign, a killer app, brand strategy, content art direction, or a 360 or social campaign. This position offers a ton of opportunity for growth and high-level work across a variety of top-notch clients in spirits, finance, sports, entertainment, cultural institutions, and more while working with a brilliant, close-knit team in a fast, highly-collaborative (and highly dog-friendly) environment.

To take on these challenges, we’re looking for a curious, flexible hybrid creative who knows how to translate strategy into compelling big ideas and award-worthy execution. Somebody who knows how to have fun while taking responsibility to deliver consistently high-level work. Who knows that good ideas come from everywhere and that the best work comes from a team, not individuals.

If that sounds like your kind of jam, let's talk. It's all about your portfolio. We will review and be in touch if we love it.

Your day-to-day will include:

  • Starting from a strategic brief, create stunning conceptual designs that define a creative vision for the project
  • Working with designers to guide projects from vision to launch
  • Executing design comps, storyboards, initial graphic concepts, and final deliverables
  • Contributing to pitch opportunities with big ideas and a storytelling approach to presentations
  • Working with people across disciplines, including developers, writers, photographers, animators, strategists, marketers, and account managers
  • Inspiring yourself and other team members to constantly create award-winning work
  • Staying on top of creative and industry trends to always bring fresh ideas to the table
  • Leading creative-focused meetings with clients as needed by the Creative Director
  • Contributing to creative strategy sessions by providing big ideas for campaigns or creative insights about the brand’s audience

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A drive to create award-worthy design work across a variety of clients and digital channels
  • An insatiable sense of curiosity, open mind, and sense of humor
  • An impeccable taste level, eye for typography, and detail-oriented approach to design
  • A great attitude and love of collaboration to solve creative problems
  • The ability to articulate concepts and communicate effectively, both with teammates and clients
  • A strong body of work in both interactive and conceptual design, with an emphasis on quality user-centered web and digital products
  • A desire to grow and mentor younger designers in their growth as well
  • Experience planning and setting direction for photo or video shoots - a plus
  • Mastery of core Adobe Creative Suite products and an interest in learning new software tools
  • Experience with Sketch, Zeplin, and InVision - a plus
  • A solid understanding of how design comps translate to responsive web and code, and general limitations of internet technologies
  • 4+ years working in the industry
  • Previous experience in a Senior Designer or Art Director role

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now

Paid Media Manager

As the Paid Media Manager, you will join a team of experts in digital strategy, design, creative ideation, and development. You will be fully responsible for the execution of paid media campaigns for our clients across digital channels (Paid Search, Paid Social, and Display). Additionally, you’ll provide support across a range of digital marketing deliverables, including media planning, campaign set-up, campaign monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting of acquisition marketing goals.

Responsibilities

  • Execute on paid search, paid social, display and other paid media campaigns to optimize for client objectives, including CPA, ROAS, and acquisition
  • Help clients and team members understand the role of various paid media channels in achieving their objectives
  • Leverage performance-based media channels such as paid search, paid social, display, video ads, and mobile advertising tactics to drive leads and conversions
  • Manage the entire marketing deliverable cycle including initial planning, creative briefing, implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting
  • Generate weekly, monthly and quarterly performance reports and dashboards, and recognize and troubleshoot data anomalies
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and provide relevant insights to teams as to how they might affect client accounts
  • Provide timely updates to direct supervisor on account health and raise concerns about downward trends and client flags

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 2+ years of experience in managing paid media campaigns with a minimum budget of $50k/month
  • Experience with optimization of paid media campaigns to hit CPA, ROAS, and Engagement goals
  • Extensive knowledge of paid search platforms and optimization tactics on Google AdWords and Bing Ads
  • Extensive knowledge of paid social platforms and optimization tactics on Facebook Business Manager
  • Extensive knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Experience creating reports and recommendations based on account performance
  • Extremely data- and detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Team player with an entrepreneurial spirit -- quick to adapt to changing needs

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now

Copywriter

The Ideal Candidate

Ready Set Rocket seeks a talented writer and ideas person to join its growing creative team as Copywriter. Qualified candidates must show proven experience developing content strategies, integrated campaigns and marquee brand experiences from concept to completion.

Our ideal candidate should deliver work with consumers-first focus, strategically connect a brand to audiences with storytelling and compelling messages across all interactions, meet tight deadlines and solve on their feet. We’re also looking for someone who pushes the work of our industry, shows passion for making award-winning work and is completely obsessed with words.

Please submit a portfolio along with your application for consideration.

Your Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the team to position brands with original and insightful ideas

  • Develop the voice, story and experience across a variety of brands, including financial services, food and beverage, and media

  • Write copy for a variety of clients and business needs (i.e. social, web, scripts, online ads, etc.)

  • Guide content strategy and development of content systems

  • Help translate copy/ideas into visual experiences

  • Pitch creative work and contribute ideas to the agency and client partners

  • Assist with new business pitches

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 3+ years agency experience, preferably at a digital agency, and including 1+ years experience writing for financial services clients

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, English, creative writing or similar

  • Impeccable written and verbal communication skills

  • Working knowledge of content strategy – how it is shaped and how it supports the ongoing engagement

  • Working understanding of the customer journey and ways to communicate key messaging at various touchpoints

  • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and maintain a strong attention to detail

  • 2 writing samples, including one for a financial services firm and at least one short form (preferably digital) sample

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now

Senior Digital Strategist

Our Ideal Candidate

As a Senior Digital Strategist, you’ll join a team of experts in marketing, design, creative ideation, strategy and development. In this role you’ll be fully responsible for the planning of acquisition and retention paid, earned, and owned campaigns and overall digital strategy for our clients across verticals.

Our ideal candidate can manage strategy deliverables including initial planning, marketing implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting of complex acquisition and brand marketing goals across a range of high-profile clients.

Your Responsibilities

  • Provide insights for client goals and objectives during planning phases via research
  • Develop the tactical digital marketing strategy relevant to various client business models
  • Utilize cross-department resources through the entire marketing deliverable cycle including initial planning, implementation, monitoring, optimization, analysis and reporting
  • Interact with clients via conference calls, email and face-to-face meetings to facilitate client deliverables and marketing meetings
  • Colloborate with marketing team to tell a story via additional insights in monthly and quarterly performance reports and dashboards
  • Drive consumer insights across a range of clients and industries to spot trends and opportunities for our clients
  • Provide analysis of results and optimization ideas to Account and Marketing team in order to grow accounts and improve client goals
  • Maintain an understanding of industry trends and provide relevant insights to teams as to how they might affect client accounts

Our Requirements

  • At least 2 years of digital agency experience working with Fortune 500 companies
  • At least 3 years of direct experience in crafting digital strategy decks and providing digital strategy consulting to clients
  • At least 4 years of overall digital marketing experience
  • BA/BS in Business, Marketing, Communication or related field preferred
  • Expert level knowledge of web and social analytics
  • Expert understanding of web metrics, digital media testing methodology and optimization strategies
  • Strong data analysis skills and a passion to drive program performance; fluency with performance metrics and ROI analysis
  • Experience with channel marketing and media mix modeling (Earned, Owned, Paid)
  • Highly quantitative, metrics-driven professional with creative sense of holistic marketing campaigns
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and minimum supervision
  • Superb written and communications skills
  • Comfortable and confident acting as a product owner
  • Professional, friendly demeanor with extremely strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Positive, professional team-player who embraces team success

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now

Senior Digital Producer

Our Digital Producers lead efforts on multiple accounts across a variety of projects, including digital campaigns and interactive web/digital product builds.

Responsible for product quality, timeline management, and project profitability — the Digital Producer is the product owner for assigned projects. This role requires management of the entire process from estimation, scope of work, comprehensive project plans, through to QA and launch. Working closely with various departments and clients, you will act as a communications liaison to ensure project success, and client needs and objectives are translated into effective solutions.

Your Responsibilities

  • Compile Project Estimates
  • Comprehensive project planning
  • Weekly project profitability reporting
  • Weekly resource planning
  • Identify strategic growth opportunities
  • Manage production calendars
  • Manage production budgets
  • Work across departments to ensure work is completed on time and within approved budgets
  • Manage deliverable deadlines and internal review processes
  • Manage QA process to ensure all work is delivered to spec against approved SOW or project brief
  • Act as an internal liaison; facilitating open communication between teams
  • Provide status of timeline, profitability and progress on all assigned projects during weekly status meetings
  • Manage client and internal weekly status updates
  • Organize and lead internal and client meetings and provide actionable notes/recaps

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 4 years of digital agency experience
  • Solid understanding of project management methodology including the ability to identify and resolve issues, manage risk, develop detailed project plans and specifications, perform resource allocations and run team meetings
  • Proven track record in prioritizing competing projects
  • Ability to meet deadlines with accuracy and minimal supervision
  • Superb written and verbal communications skills
  • Extremely organized and detail-oriented
  • Comfortable and confident acting as a product owner
  • Professional, friendly demeanor with extremely strong organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Ability to solve problems with keen instincts and organizational experience
  • Positive, professional team-player who embraces team success

Who We Are

***Winner for Best Agency Culture, Ad Age Small Agency Awards 2018***

Ready Set Rocket is an integrated agency committed to connecting brands and consumers through innovative multi-channel experiences. You can find our offices in New York City and Los Angeles.

We are a team of expert makers who collaborate closely and effectively to solve our client’s challenges. And it doesn’t stop there. We are relentless relationship builders, technological innovators and brand enthusiasts who continuously strive to improve and enhance our products and offerings to better serve our partners.

Apply now