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Medicalcover

Medical Coverage

Over 60% of your plan is covered

Dental

Dental Insurance

Smile for a while, why don't you?

Vision

Vision Insurance

Seeing is believing

Pto

Paid Time Off

Everyone deserves a break. Take up to 3 weeks.

Holidays

9 Paid Holidays

We celebrate all the major holidays, so you can too!

Sanacks

Free Snacks & Drinks

Hunger and work don't mix.

401k

401K 3% Salary Contribution

The future-you is just that important to us.

Openwork

Open Work Environment

A company that works together, grows together.

Birthday

Birthday Floating Holiday

Enjoy a day off for leveling up at life.

Open Positions

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR - (Raleigh, NC)

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

 

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR   -   (Raleigh, NC)

Basic Functions & Scope

Sokal is an automotive advertising agency, and we’re looking for energetic and detailed oriented professionals to join our team. The primary function of this position is to acquire the necessary ad information from the client(s). This includes, but is not limited to, television, radio, newspaper and any other advertisement venues pertinent to the needs of the client.

Position Responsibilities

  • Write detailed project documentation 
  • Provide all copy to art department
  • Proofread and edit all Ads (print, digital, TV/Radio Scripts)
  • Assist in the planning of special events for clients (floor shows, marketing campaigns, etc.)
  • Post employment openings on job boards for clients when needed
  • Run database lists/reports for clients and/or vendors
  • Schedule and monitor advertisement website components for functionality (pop-ups, specials, etc.)
  • Communicate any site malfunctions to website team and ensure the malfunctions are repaired
  • Schedule and deploy email blasts
  • Ensure all information on ad, including fine print, complies with all federal and state laws
  • Strictly adhere to automobile manufacturer’s guidelines and manufacturer’s brand standards
  • Monitor legal compliance throughout the duration of the ad
  • Submit ads to vehicle manufacturer for pre-approval when necessary
  • Submit websites for approval bimonthly
  • Make necessary changes to ad if the submitted ad is declined by the vehicle manufacturer

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equal years of experience to demonstrate the necessary competencies required for the position
  • Ability to communicate technical information to nontechnical audiences
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills along with excellent time management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and think critically
  • Must be able to learn multiple software platforms such as AdWorks, Slack, Kin HR, Google Drive, and others
  • Dedicated team player

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Working Conditions

Account Coordinators are seated for 6-8 hours per day, performing constant motions such as typing and using other computer equipment. Certain situations may require bending, squatting, or lifting objects that do not exceed more than 25lbs. 

What We Offer:

  • 15 days of PTO
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 1 day off for your birthday
  • 401k plan
  • Community Work Environment
  • 35-hour workweek (9am – 5pm each day with 1-hour lunch)
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Great Health Insurance plan - Dental / Vision/ Life Insurance / Accident Insurance
  • And other perks along the way!

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GRAPHIC DESIGNER - (Raleigh, NC)

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Department: Art Department

Reports to: Art Department Manager

Basic Functions & Scope

The primary function of this position is to conceptualize and design art, including but not limited to print ads, direct mail, e-marketing, web banners, and websites for a set group of clients. Graphic Designers will work closely with Account Coordinator Department and Art Department Manager to complete approaching deadlines.

Position Responsibilities

Design Theory

  • Express desired moods and themes through accurate usage of color theory
  • Integrate proper typography for smooth and easy-to-understand graphic display
  • Develop strategic layouts that incorporate all necessary information
  • Perform simplistic to complex photo manipulation using required software platforms
  • Create necessary illustrations for advertisements

Proofing

  • Review the copy, correcting any grammatical and/or spelling errors
  • Troubleshoot and resolve output errors that occur once a file has been converted, such as faulty layouts, unexpected font alterations, etc.
  • Address any mistakes in how the deal is written (ex. Save up to $35,000 off MSRP)
  • Ensure that image accurately represents the given text (ex. A Civic Deal displays a Civic car, not a Corolla)

Technical

  • Follow provided graphic specifications, using an understanding of various advertising mediums to achieve best viewing results
  • Export file using proper file type and file size, as well as other project-based parameters
  • Develop increasing competency, both in implementation and editing, various software platforms, such as Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, CSS, etc.

Communication

  • Recognize and request any missing information from jobs provided by Account Coordinators
  • Collaborate with other members of the Art Department throughout each step of the creative process
  • Effectively communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Willingness to ask for assistance from other team members when needed

Project File Organization

  • Develop documents that are free of superfluous items such as unnecessary layers, pasteboard clutter, unused eblast images, etc.
  • Review all InDesign files, checking for up-to-date server-based links
  • Ensure that all national logos and vehicle images are saved to corresponding server folders
  • Maintain organized FTP folders
  • Follow file naming conventions

Time Management

  • Create and complete projects within the given deadlines
  • Assist other artists with workload to maintain a quick project turnaround
  • Effectively prioritize multiple projects on a daily basis

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equal years of experience to demonstrate the necessary competencies required for the position
  • Strong competence in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ability and willingness to learn new software platforms
  • Basic understanding of Dreamweaver a plus, but not required
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational skills along with excellent time management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Outlook
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve and think critically
  • Must be able to learn multiple software platforms such as AdWorks, Slack, Kin HR, Google Drive, and others
  • Dedicated team player

 

Working Conditions

Graphic Designers are seated for 6-8 hours per day, performing constant motions such as typing and using other computer equipment. Certain situations may require bending, squatting, or lifting objects that do not exceed more that 25lbs.

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IT SUPPORT SPECIALIST - (Raleigh, NC)

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

Sokalis a full service advertising agency located in Raleigh, North Carolina. We offer high performance traditional and digital advertising to clients across the country, backed by exceptional customer service.

We are hiring for an IT Support Specialistto support our staff’s IT infrastructure, and field questions relating to our hardware and applications. Your role would be supporting our staff only, and you should view them as your clients! You will be our in-house technician.

You should have a customer-service focused mentality. We expect you to be trustworthy, responsive, polite, and experienced with the components of our infrastructure. 


Requirements:

  • You should have excellent understanding of staging and maintaining hardware provided to staff - our standard issue hardware is Apple laptops and desktops

  • G Suite used for Email and productivity apps

  • MS Office available to staff for desktop applications as well

  • Chromecast & Chromeboxes used in digital signage around the office

  • Synology NAS devices for working files used by our creative teams

 

> Responsibility & Duties\:

  • Provide excellent support and customer service to our staff

  • Maintain inventory of hardware issued to staff

  • Stage, configure, and setup hardware & services for new hires

  • Disable accounts & clean hardware for staff that leave the company

  • Assist in any system migrations/IT initiatives

  • Interface with outside vendors of IT-related services as necessary

 

> What We Offer\:

  • 15 days of PTO
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 1 day off for your birthday
  • 401k plan
  • Community Work Environment
  • 35-hour workweek (9am – 5pm each day with 1-hour lunch)
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Great Health Insurance plan - Dental / Vision/ Life Insurance / Accident Insurance
  • And other perks along the way!

 

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Pay-Per-Click Specialist

Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

PPC Specialist

Department: PPC Team

Reports to: PPC Team Lead

Revised: 3/6/2019

Basic Functions & Scope

The primary function of this position is to ensure the maximum campaign optimization of all pay-per-click advertisements. This includes managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting the setup and execution of all client campaigns, properly distributing the budgeted funds for the pay-per-click advertisements, and optimizing campaigns towards client-specific goals.

Position Responsibilities

Campaign Optimization

  •   Establish and utilize Key Performance Indicators to bring the best quality traffic to the client’s website
  •   Monitor new and existing accounts for lead generation performance, troubleshooting accounts to ensure lead generation optimization
  •   Assess and adjust campaign components as necessary to maximize website conversions
  •   Pursue knowledge about latest features and trends in optimization

Campaign Execution

  •   Build or modify campaigns for customers based on desired goals and instructions
  •   Process orders through the campaigns dashboard, evaluating the budget distribution along with the consistent daily spending patterns
  •   Ensure that all campaigns are pacing appropriately and report potential underspends to Account Manager
  •   Check budgets and orders for updates/changes and make sure changes have been applied across all systems

Internal Customer Relations

  •   Compile and analyze data to provide Account Managers and clients with account performance information
  •   Respond to internal emails, and / or any other forms of communication, in a timely fashion, ensuring that the issues are resolved
  •   Communicate effectively with other departments within Sokal
  •   Actively assist in resolving issues that may not be assigned to any specific digital team
  •   Participate in team projects and work in a positive manner with other members of the team

 

Basic Qualifications

  •   Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equal years of experience to demonstrate the necessary competencies required for the position
  •   Strong analytical skills with extreme attention to detail
  •   Excellent written and verbal skills with a keen ability to effectively and professionally communicate ideas to coworkers and other departments
  •   Proficient in MS Suite, including Excel and Word
  •   Proficient in G Suite, including Google Drive
  •   Knowledge of Google Ads and/or Bing Ads is a plus, but not required
  •   Ability to learn and effectively utilize PPC advertising platforms
  •   Ability to multitask and manage multiple assignments and priorities
  •   Must be a team player in all avenues
  •   Excellent time and task management skills
  •   Flexibility to perform in a fluid environment with day-to-day or even hourly changes in priorities
  •   Strong desire to learn along with an eagerness to interface with new technologies

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

Working Conditions

PPC Coordinators are seated for 6-8 hours per day, performing constant motions such as typing and using other computer equipment. Certain situations may require bending, squatting, or lifting objects that do not exceed more than 25lbs.

What We Offer:

  • 15 days of PTO
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • 1 day off for your birthday
  • 401k plan
  • Access to Coastal Federal Credit Union
  • Community Work Environment
  • 35-hour workweek (9am – 5pm each day with 1-hour lunch)
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Great Health Insurance plan - Dental / Vision/ Life Insurance / Accident Insurance
  • And other perks along the way!

 

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