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We want to work with you. What do we mean by that? If you’re talented, passionate, innovative, humble and courageous, then we want you to join our extremely collaborative team. We recognize that EKR is only as great as the talent we bring on and foster. It’s a place to stretch, to do incredible work—to build brands and relationships. EKR is your career. Let’s do this.

Creative Copywriter & Strategist

We're on the hunt for a creative copywriter and strategist with imagination for days! This person must have impeccable skills in short and long-form writing and editing. They will conceive, develop, and produce copy for various projects, clients, and industries. Type of work includes print ad copy, video/radio scripts, and concept napkin notes. The successful candidate will demonstrate an exceptional knack for writing to target audiences and different voices—pretty much a chameleon with a keyboard.
What You Will Be Doing
  • Identify the needs and desires of audiences and write copy that connects with them emotionally
  • Write creatively to achieve the desired objectives and conform to space limitations
  • Write for a myriad of audiences across multiple industries
  • Thrive on deadlines and high-pressure projects
  • Take initiative with any given direction
  • Proof, rewrite, and edit written copy
How You Qualify
  • Knowledge of current print and digital writing best practices
  • Superior writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • An attitude of absolute ownership and persnicketiness
  • Big picture thinker
  • Exceptional research skills
How You Stand Out
  • Deep consumer empathy
  • Creative, out-of-the-box thinker
  • Solid analytics and attention-to-detail
  • Comfort with some level of ambiguity
  • Highly collaborative work style

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Digital Marketer

We’re on the hunt for a Digital Marketing guru with the energy of the battery bunny! This person must have impeccable strategic vision who understands the digital playing field to the point that they are innovating and driving our clients’ business like a Greek god/goddess. The successful candidate will demonstrate an exceptional knack for building campaigns to target audiences and different voices across a variety of clients.
Job Responsibilities
  • Onboard new clients running PPC, display, paid social, programmatic and/or marketing automation campaigns.
  • Build and maintain digital marketing ad campaigns across a variety of platforms.
  • Optimize search campaigns by using keyword research, keyword bids adjustments, negative keywords, ad testing, ad scheduling, keyword expansion, and more.
  • Together with team members and the client, advise on and help establish digital marketing KPIs.
  • Report on PPC, display, paid social, and/or marketing automation campaign performance for each client on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.
  • Adept at setting up and running A/B testing for ad campaigns.
  • Assist with and manage paid social campaigns and optimization efforts.
  • Assist with other digital initiatives as needed.
  • Monitor, strategize and make changes to optimize campaigns to ensure maximum ROI.
  • Actively strategize and provide recommendations to clients on how to improve digital campaigns and ads performance.
  • Lead and navigate client communication when applicable, including pitching new digital marketing strategies and solutions.
  • Glean key insights from client-provided and digital annual data in order to provide insight to the team and steer the client’s strategy in the right direction.
  • Utilize Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and other platforms to track and measure conversion performance.
  • Actively collaborate with other service departments to ensure digital marketing campaigns tie into the client’s holistic marketing strategy.
  • Perform optimizations to ad accounts and client websites.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2-3 years of experience
  • Multi-channel strategy and execution experience
  • Positive attitude with a hunger for knowledge and learning
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-driven with the ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and marketing approaches
  • Shows initiative, is proactive
  • Takes effective criticism and always look for improvement
  • Able to prioritize, manage stress and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate with team across departments and throughout the entire company
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • A capacity for statistical analysis
  • Developed organizational skills
  • Extremely strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and grow within the role

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Payroll Regional Manager

The Payroll Regional Manager is a position with one of Relic+EKR's clients that the ideal candidate will directly work with.
Responsibilities
  • Define, develop and implement Payroll Regional Resource and Processing Strategy in a captive Shared Service Center (SSC) in coordination with SSC lead and Global Payroll Manager, including adopting and implementing local and corporate policies, processes, and procedures for multiple geographic regions
  • Regional ownership of all payrolls within scope of the region
  • Accountable for overall service delivery and operations of Payroll services in the SSC
  • Lead process optimization and standardization initiatives and implement process excellence practices
  • Build and manage a high performing payroll organization by providing leadership, vision and career development
  • Manage headcount planning, budget and cost allocations for payroll processes
  • Manage senior leadership & stakeholder expectations by liaising with management from Business and other Corporate functions
  • Responsible for day to day running of the regional payroll organization and leading end to end payroll process for multiple geographic regions, ensuring efficient and effective delivery of payroll processes with robust control and compliance mechanisms in place:
  • Work closely with key internal stakeholders e.g. Operations, Sales and other external third party suppliers to ensure best practice payroll delivery
  • Manage and support transition of additional roles in a Captive SSC, as and when required
  • Proactively drive process improvement and policy development initiatives that impact the function globally
  • Provide input in the development of the SSC Finance strategy, plan and budget; complying with long-term strategy, for meeting the operational and investment requirements of the SSC
  • Provide input in the development of standard SSC finance documents and reports
  • Lead in maintaining, amending and communication of SSC finance policies and procedures
  • Manage a team of individual contributors and managers supporting payroll processes
  • Responsible for hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance plans, coaching, and career development
  • Responsible for Resource Planning and ensuring contingency measures are in place
  • Ensure that the proper resources (workflow tools, applications etc.) are in place to support the processes
  • Engage and motivate employees, by providing growth opportunities and creating a transparent and healthy working environment
  • Liaison with senior leadership & stakeholders (including Global Process Owners) and manage their expectations through effective communication and process delivery
  • Managing the implementation of new entities / countries as required from a payroll perspective in the region
  • Deputize for the Global Payroll Manager to address urgent query resolutions or critical projects as required.
Required Skills and Experience
  • A university degree, ideally in HR or Finance
  • Certified in Payroll (FPC) will be an added advantage
    • 10+ years’ of payroll experience
  • Typically, 4+ years of supervisory and/or leading a project team experience (10+ resources)
  • Direct relevant experience of working in a Captive SSC / Business Process Outsourcing Organizations will be desired (in addition to years of experience / qualification)
Essential
  • Excellent domain knowledge and understanding of Payroll Process
  • Excellent knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and Accounting Concepts
  • Excellent knowledge of operation of control frameworks such as SoX
  • Excellent understanding of personal tax laws in different geographies
  • Experience of managing multiple stakeholders - internal such as employees and external such as payroll providers
  • Flexibility to support different time-zones and geographies
  • Flexibility to travel across geographies
  • Extensive experience of managing senior onshore customers
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to clearly articulate expectations and outcomes with various levels of management, both in Finance and Business
  • Fluency in English (both verbal and written)
Other
  • Excellent experience of payment processing on finance & accounting systems and other Payroll applications
  • Experience of managing transition of payroll processes from different geographies
  • Experience of service management of business operations, including process design, measurement and improvements
  • Service minded and customer centric approach
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills
  • Superior communication skills, written and verbal
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Experience of Workday / ADP is an advantage
  • Understanding of SOX and working in controlled environments

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Digital Marketing Manager

We’re on the hunt for a Digital Marketing Manager with impeccable strategic vision who understands the digital playing field and can innovate and drive results until our clients are throwing roses at our feet. The successful candidate will demonstrate an exceptional knack for building campaigns to target audiences, learning from the results, and optimizing to those results. .
Job Responsibilities
  • Lead marketing campaigns from the idea stage through to their execution and implementation across a variety of platforms.
  • Stay current with emerging opportunities in the digital marketing world.
  • Onboard new clients running PPC, display, paid social, programmatic and/or marketing automation campaigns.
  • Proactively monitor digital campaigns in order to keep them effective and optimized for ultimate ROI and report on successes/failures.
  • Optimize search campaigns by using keyword research, keyword bids adjustments, negative keywords, ad testing, ad scheduling, keyword expansion, and more.
  • Establish digital marketing KPIs and track campaigns accordingly.
  • Adept at setting up and running A/B testing for ad campaigns.
  • Actively strategize and provide recommendations to clients on how to improve digital campaigns and ads performance.
  • Lead and navigate client communication when applicable, including pitching new digital marketing strategies and solutions.
  • Glean key insights from client-provided and digital annual data in order to provide insight to the team and steer the client’s strategy in the right direction.
  • Utilize Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and other platforms to track and measure conversion performance.
  • Actively collaborate with other service departments to ensure digital marketing campaigns tie into the client’s holistic marketing strategy.
  • Oversee and coach digital marketing team members on digital marketing campaigns as needed.
  • Collaborating with team directors to set and stay within budget.
Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience
  • Multi-channel strategy and execution experience
  • Positive attitude with a hunger for knowledge and learning
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Self-driven with the ability to adapt quickly to new technologies and marketing approaches
  • Shows initiative, is proactive
  • Takes effective criticism and always look for improvement
  • Able to prioritize, manage stress and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate with team across departments and throughout the entire company
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • A capacity for statistical analysis
  • Developed organizational skills
  • Extremely strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and grow within the role

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Podcast Editor

The podcast coordinator is a full-time position that serves a unique role to assist podcast producers in client and internal audio sound projects. Podcast tasks include pre-production, recording, editing, mixing, publishing and distribution. This position works closely with their team and a full-service agency team to be strategic, organized and execute plans to meet the clients’ needs.
Responsibilities
  • Work with clients and account managers to see the clients’ needs are met
  • Creatively develop story and podcast episode ideas
  • Edit podcast episodes for flow and clarity, as well as the addition of intro/outro theme music. Includes use of creative editing techniques and SFX when applicable
  • Audio restoration on remotely recorded tracks and the removal of noise, noticeable clicks, buzz, hum or distracting frequencies
  • Assisting with recording sessions with hosts and guests.
  • Assisting with publishing and distribution processes
  • Compile and present reporting to clients that reflect work done and results produced
  • Assisting in network processes and projects
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or education that reflects audio skill sets
  • Writing and editing skills preferred — specialization in AP Style preferred, but not required
  • Training in editing software and tools such as compression and EQ (preferably ProTools software)
  • Basic understanding of audio restoration tools and techniques such as Izotope RX8, or Waves Restoration suite
  • Shows initiative, is proactive
  • Organizational skills
  • 1+ years of audio editing experience
When submitting your resume, please include a link to your portfolio with examples of your previous audio work.

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Tourism PR Director

Job Description
We are looking for an experienced PR professional who is ready to develop and execute PR strategies for our clients, including cultivating media relationships, managing communications initiatives, establishing a strong brand voice to both audiences and stakeholders, and solving unique marketing problems through PR solutions.
Responsibilities
As the PR Manager, it will be your responsibility to oversee and perform the following:
  • Manage, train, and develop public relations, content, and/or social media specific personnel as needed
  • Take ownership of and help build out our product offerings for public relations, content, and social media as needed
  • Learn the unique nuances of the destination marketing industry and become a tourism-specific PR expert
  • Develop and nurture clients’ brand voice to their audience and stakeholders
  • Build-out media kits for clients
  • Cultivate and maintain media relations in local and national markets
  • Write and promote press releases to the correct media channels for each client
  • Prepare quarterly and yearly reports providing clients with the successes of their PR campaigns and strategies as well as ways to improve their public relations and social media moving forward
  • Work with your team to create content calendars for each client, establishing deliverables clients can expect in a timely manner each month
  • Pitch, manage, and coordinate events, initiatives, and promotions for each client
  • Develop yearly PR budgets and timelines customized to each client’s needs and track success based upon established KPIs
  • Collaborate with other departments at Relic to produce holistic marketing campaigns according to client goals
  • Conduct research for clients to create strong strategies and campaigns
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3-6 years or more of industry experience
  • A bachelor’s degree or higher in public relations, communications, or similar field
  • Working knowledge of advertising tactics and/or the tourism industry preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to prioritize, manage stress and work in a fast-paced environment
  • A capacity for statistical analysis
  • Developed organizational skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and grow within the role
  • Shows initiative, is proactive

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Media Coordinator

Job Description
This role serves a key purpose for the traditional media team and clientele in planning and executing traditional media strategies. Traditional media projects include linear and streaming TV, outdoor, print, AM/FM and streaming radio, online news, transit, movie theaters, and more. There is opportunity for growth for the right candidate.
Responsibilities
  • Assist the traditional media team in identifying and developing media strategies for client accounts
  • Send all traditional media advertising assets to vendors and ensure they are executed accurately according to the media order
  • Obtain traditional media artwork specifications from vendors
  • Work closely with the account management team to ensure timely delivery of media assets to vendors
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Engage in media planning and creative brainstorming
  • Assist in market research
  • Vet new media partnerships
  • Assist in placing traditional media buys
  • Prepare new proposals and media pitches
  • Compile quarterly and annual media reporting for all clients
  • Communicate client needs to vendors
  • Ensure projects meet client expectations
  • Keep all projects on time and within budget
  • Follow up with internal team members to ensure timely delivery of services
  • Coordinate with internal teams and account managers to ensure client needs are met
  • Set up media traffic and track progress on all projects in our project management software
  • Learn the various traditional media advertising products offered and how/when to pitch them
  • Learn about holistic marketing strategies and traditional media’s role
  • Assist the Media Director and Buyer in all responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing/advertising/business preferred
  • Working knowledge of advertising tactics preferred
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Shows initiative, is proactive
  • Very efficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Take effective criticism and always look for improvement
  • Able to prioritize, manage stress and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Collaborate with team across departments and throughout the entire company
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • A capacity for statistical analysis
  • Developed organizational skills
  • Extremely strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and grow within the role

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PR/Content Specialist

Job Description
This role serves a key purpose for clientele in acting as their guide to getting the right message to the right people at the right time. It includes the strategy and execution of a variety of tasks from content and public relations to podcast hosting for the Destination Marketing Podcast Network. Public relations projects can include compiling strategic plans and executing client press releases, pitches, crisis communications when necessary and relationship building with media. Content projects include crafting messages for sales-based marketing strategies including newsletters, blog posts, travel guides, itineraries and podcast hosting. This position works closely with account managers and team members to strategize and organize as well as execute full-scale marketing plans to meet the clients’ needs.
Responsibilities
  • Derive PR and Content strategies from client calls, conversations and account management notes
  • Develop execution plans for PR/Content strategies
  • Draft and edit press releases, pitches and other public information for media relations
  • Develop and maintain media lists
  • Communicate and converse with media members
  • Write content for print, online and traditional media marketing materials (i.e. blog posts, brochures, newsletters, emails, radio scripts, etc.)
  • Potentially host or co-host a podcast in the Destination Marketing Podcast Network
  • Work with team members to schedule podcast episodes, make outlines, record, write titles and descriptions, and edit transcripts when necessary
  • Compile and present media coverage, industry trends and work on regular reports
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications
  • 1-3 years of experience in the field preferred
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Specialization in AP Style preferred, but not required
  • Shows initiative, is proactive
  • Ability to communicate with individuals
  • Takes constructive criticism well and looks to continually improve
  • Able to prioritize, manage stress and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Takes accountability and ownership of work
  • Collaborate on a team
  • Organizational skills
When submitting your resume, please include at least one writing sample from past work experience/school work. This work sample should preferably be a blog post or other piece from 200–500 words.

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