Why Collective Alternative?

Want to know what it’s like to work at a company that cares about you, your ideas and your work?

We’re a team full of talent, passion, and creativity that likes to work hard and have fun while we’re doing it. From impactful graphic design, cutting-edge web development, organized account management and buzz-worthy messaging, we do it all—and we want you! We’re always looking for new top talent that’s ready to contribute to our growing team.

Where do you fit in?

If you have a creative mind, a passion for helping local small and medium-sized businesses grow and initiative to make a big impact, then you might be the next person we’re looking for!

Account Manager

Job Overview:

We’re growing! And we’re looking for an experienced full-time Account Manager to join our team! As our Account Manager, you will serve as the liaison between our clients and our agency team. You will be responsible for maintaining day-to-day contact with clients to manage expectations, solve problems and ensure all client objectives are understood and met. Our Account Managers are always in the know of where projects stand and work closely with members of our creative teams. This role will focus heavily on collaboration, following direction and understanding the bigger picture while excelling at managing the details. You will be responsible for several client relationships and will be directly responsible for each project the client has in process.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Direct and manage several client accounts and provide input on all account activity
  • Serve as the main point of contact for clients and as liaison between client and agency team, gathering and disseminating necessary information to both parties
  • Responsible for ensuring timely deliverables and successful completion of projects, consistently meeting client needs and objectives
  • Responsible for ensuring all deliverables align with client’s set strategy
  • Support Strategist in creation and development of overall client strategy, identifying objectives, tactics, target audiences and assisting with budget and resource planning
  • Manage Account Coordinators on assigned accounts and clearly communicate priorities, expectations and needs across departments and with all employees
  • Manage challenging client requests, maintain excellent relationships and resolve conflicts
  • Understand and direct overall strategy of clients, determining priorities and uncovering additional/future opportunities for clients
  • Work with a dynamic team of creative thinkers in fast-paced agency

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, communications, business, or related field strongly preferred
  • 3-5 years professional experience
  • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence clients and colleagues
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once and react quickly to changing demands and environments
  • Excellent customer service skills and good business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire to work in fast-paced, forward-thinking work environment
  • Must be reliable, deadline-driven, and willing to simultaneously consider the needs of the client and agency’s bottom line
  • Must have ability to manage time, prioritize tasks and work under pressure/own initiative
  • Personal alignment with CA core values: Transparency, Integrity, Initiative, Accountability, Partnership and Relationships
  • Harbor a deep affinity for dogs (or at least a willingness to tolerate them)

Content Director

Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a Content Director to serve as part of a dynamic, creative and collaborative team. Established in 2008, we specialize in creating comprehensive grassroots marketing strategies for small-to-medium-sized local businesses with a commitment to creating meaningful relationships and delivering valuable results. We serve a client base that spans a wide range of industries, including healthcare, medical equipment, real estate, finance, education and more. Our office is located in the buzzing area of Fort Benjamin Harrison, surrounded by a beautiful state park, great local restaurants, historic relevance and thriving local businesses. At CA, we think creatively, work passionately and are ready to welcome new talent to our team!

Job Overview:

We’re looking for a Content Director to join our talented and driven team at Collective Alternative! As our Content Director, you will be responsible for creating, improving and maintaining content to achieve our client’s business goals. In this role, you will conduct thorough research, develop engaging content for a wide variety of industries and stay up-to-date on the latest marketing trends.

Our ideal candidate loves content, but also likes to analyze results to gauge the success of campaigns. You will be working closely with our Marketing Automation Reporting Specialist to produce the best results for our clients, especially as it pertains to email marketing. You obsess over email subject lines, open rates and campaign success, and enjoy finding ways to integrate and improve content to produce results.

Our Content Director will be an experienced professional who will mentor a talented team of content creators. You will possess demonstrable creative and technical writing skills. You should also have experience with public relations and organizing media opportunities. You will be expected to perform well under deadlines and be detail-oriented. If you are an expert in content optimization and brand consistency, we would like to meet you.  If this sounds like your dream job, we want to hear from you!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write and proofread content for emails, blogs, print and digital advertisements, websites and other marketing collateral in a variety of tones, styles and structures
  • Work with internal departments to strategize and write engaging content
  • Monitor industry-related topics and publications to stay current with trends and identify new content topics of interest
  • Spearhead Public Relations strategy for clients including planning, and work with the media as opportunities are secured.
  • Edit, proofread and improve writer’ posts
  • Conduct keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic
  • Identify client needs and gaps in our content strategy and recommend new ideas
  • Write and update website content to optimize SEO
  • Support social media distribution

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications or related field
  • 2-4 years of professional experience preferably in a marketing or related role, with management experience
  • Confident in ability to write for a wide variety of industries and produce creative content
  • Provide a portfolio of writing samples and industry-related work
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills
  • Ability to manage and work on multiple projects and be flexible with changing demands
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment
  • Reliable, goal-oriented and deadline driven
  • Must love dogs!

Content Specialist

Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a Content Specialist to serve as part of a dynamic, creative and collaborative team. Established in 2008, we specialize in creating comprehensive grassroots marketing strategies for small-to-medium-sized local businesses with a commitment to creating meaningful relationships and delivering valuable results. We serve a client base that spans a wide range of industries, including healthcare, medical equipment, real estate, finance, education and more. Our office is located in the buzzing area of Fort Benjamin Harrison, surrounded by a beautiful state park, great local restaurants, historic relevance and thriving local businesses. At CA, we think creatively, work passionately and are ready to welcome new talent to our team!

Job Overview:

We’re looking for a Content Specialist to join our talented and driven team at Collective Alternative! As our Content Specialist, you must be a marketing professional with a strong writing background and desire to learn. In this role, you will conduct thorough research, develop engaging content for a wide variety of industries and stay up-to-date on the latest marketing trends. You will work closely with our content team and other internal departments to strategize and write content for emails, blogs, digital ads, social media posts, and more for an array of audiences. If this sounds like your dream job, we want to hear from you!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Write and proofread content for emails, blogs, print and digital advertisements, websites and other marketing collateral in a variety of tones, styles and structures
  • Work with internal departments to strategize and write engaging content
  • Monitor industry-related topics and publications to stay current with trends and identify new content topics of interest
  • Conduct keyword research and use SEO guidelines to increase web traffic
  • Identify client needs and gaps in our content strategy and recommend new ideas
  • Write and update website content to optimize SEO
  • Support social media distribution and monitor engagement
  • Assist with creation of social media content calendars

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications or related field
  • 2 years of professional experience preferably in a marketing or related role
  • Confident in ability to write for a wide variety of industries and produce creative content
  • Provide a portfolio of writing samples and industry-related work
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency in social media platforms and distribution platforms
  • Ability to manage and work on multiple projects and be flexible with changing demands
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment
  • Reliable, goal-oriented and deadline driven
  • Must love dogs!

Email Marketing and Reporting Specialist

We’re growing!  And we’re looking for a full-time Email Marketing and Reporting Specialist to join our team!  As our Email Marketing and Reporting Specialist you will spearhead the building and execution of email marketing for our clients, track results and provide in-depth analysis.  This role will focus heavily on attention to detail, deadlines and collaborative teamwork to produce the best results for our clients.  Your work will be B2B and B2C.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects related to email marketing operations including email execution, tracking, segmentation, list management, support and analytics
  • Build and manage marketing automation campaigns
  • Coordinate campaign schedules
  • Collect and analyze data to make recommendation for optimization and improvement of campaign schedules
  • Maintain email marketing calendar in coordination with business stakeholders and production team to ensure timely delivery of emails
  • Manage and report on campaign status, establish metrics, and publish results for both email and social media campaigns
  • Lead day to day email marketing activities
  • Proactively communicate with key stakeholders and partners on marketing briefs, deadlines, production progress, delivery, and post analysis
  • Perform QA of all marketing emails to ensure compliance with email campaign and project briefs, internal creative & editorial guidelines, proper tracking, email best practices, and CAN-SPAM

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, sales, communications, business, or related field strongly preferred
  • 1-2 years professional experience
  • Hands on experience executing email campaigns required
  • Knowledge and prior use of email management platforms required. Platforms used include but are not limited to Active Campaign, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp and Right On Interactive
  • Strong attention to accuracy, detail and grammar
  • Proven ability to successfully manage multiple projects at once and react quickly to changing demands and environments
  • Excellent customer service skills and good business acumen
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Desire to work in fast-paced, forward-thinking work environment
  • Must be reliable, deadline-driven, and willing to simultaneously consider the needs of the client and agency’s bottom line
  • Must have ability to manage time, prioritize tasks and work under pressure/own initiative
  • Personal alignment with CA core values: Transparency, Integrity, Initiative, Accountability, Partnership and Relationships
  • Harbor a deep affinity for dogs (or at least a willingness to tolerate them)

Social Media Specialist

Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking a Social Media Specialist to serve as part of a dynamic, creative and collaborative team. Established in 2008, we specialize in creating comprehensive grassroots marketing strategies for small-to-medium-sized local businesses with a commitment to creating meaningful relationships and delivering valuable results. We serve a client base that spans a wide range of industries.  Our office is located in the buzzing area of Fort Benjamin Harrison, surrounded by a beautiful state park, great local restaurants, historic relevance and thriving local businesses. At CA, we think creatively, work passionately and are ready to welcome new talent to our team!

Job Overview:

We’re looking for a Social Media Specialist to join our talented and driven team at Collective Alternative! As our Social Media Specialist, you must be a marketing professional with a strong writing background and desire to learn. In this role, you will conduct thorough research, develop engaging content for a wide variety of industries and stay up-to-date on the latest marketing trends. You will work closely with our content team and other internal departments to strategize, build and execute social media strategies through competitive and audience research. Plus, set up, optimize and monitor company pages within each social media platform. If this sounds like your dream job, we want to hear from you!

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive research, platform determination, benchmarking, messaging and audience identification
  • Write and proofread social media posts for a variety of tones, styles and structures along with creating editorial calendars and syndication schedules
  • Generate, edit, publish and share daily content for a variety of clients (original text, images, video or HTML) that builds meaningful connections and encourages community members to take action
  • Set up and optimize company pages within each platform to increase the visibility of company’s social content
  • Moderate all user-generated content
  • Continuously improve by capturing, analyzing and reporting the appropriate social data/metrics, insights and best practices, then acting on the information
  • Collaborate with other departments to manage online reputation
  • Monitor industry-related topics and publications to stay current with trends and identify new content topics of interest
  • Identify client needs and gaps in our social media strategy and recommend new ideas

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications or related field
  • 2 years of professional experience working in social media marketing or as a digital media specialist
  • Confident in ability to write for a wide variety of industries and produce creative content
  • Provide a portfolio of social media calendars and engagement
  • Excellent research, writing and editing skills
  • Proficiency in social media platforms and distribution platforms
  • Ability to manage and work on multiple projects and be flexible with changing demands
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, forward-thinking environment
  • Reliable, goal-oriented and deadline driven
  • Must love dogs!

Perks

We have an endless supply of coffee, offer paid vacation days, benefits, a 401K plan, and a business-casual dress code. Located in the lively Fort Benjamin Harrison—there’s plenty to see and do right outside our window.

If none of the positions sounds like the best fit for you, select other under the “Position I Am Interested In” and tell us a little bit about yourself and why you are interested in Collective Alternative.

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