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)

Account Coordinator:

Job Overview:

We’re growing! And we’re looking for a talented, driven and forward-thinking individual to join our team as our full-time Account Coordinator! As an Account Coordinator, you will provide administrative and customer support to Account Managers, clients and our agency team. You will assist with advertising and media research, client objectives, project coordination and timelines. You will help manage the pipeline of our day-to-day projects on assigned client accounts, ensuring that all necessary information is being pushed through our project management system effectively and efficiently. 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 knowing where current client projects stand and disseminating important information to our agency team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance and support to Account Managers in the day-to-day management of assigned accounts
  • Prepare documents and reports prior to client meetings
  • Respond to client communications and manage production and creative deadlines to ensure continued progress of client workflow
  • Serve as liaison between clients and agency team, gathering and disseminating necessary information to both parties
  • Manage client projects in project management system, consistently updating with changes, approval, etc.
  • Understand strategy and direction of clients to communicate with agency team
  • 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
  • 1-2 years professional experience
  • 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 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)

Communications Coordinator:

Job Overview:

The role of the Communications Coordinator is to support the clients’ overall content strategy by working with a collaborative team to create and execute content that’s engaging and relevant. The Communications Coordinator will support the internal department with researching consumer and industry related trends and monitoring activity to provide feedback on content performance. This full-time role will focus heavily on collaboration, following direction and understanding how to position content to achieve client goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support a fast-paced, growing content department in a variety of ways, including writing, researching, social media sharing, internal and external communications and more
  • Research and analyze industry and consumer related trends to provide recommendations to internal teams on content direction or relevancy as it relates to blogs, strategic campaigns, press releases, promotional materials, etc.
  • Develop and execute content for email campaigns, press releases, promotional materials and other marketing collateral
  • Monitor metrics and update internal departments on content performance to improve engagement, views, shares, etc.
  • Write, edit and proofread content (AP Style)
  • Research, measure and evaluate optimized content (SEO)
  • Maintain a current media database and research relevant reporters that cover the industries our clients serve   
  • Collaborate with a dynamic team of creative thinkers in a fast-paced agency

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, public relations, communications, English or related field of study strongly preferred
  • 1-2 years of professional or internship experience
  • Skilled in writing for print and digital communications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once and react quickly to changing demands and environments 
  • Excellent research, writing, proofreading and editing skills
  • Desire to work in fast-paced, forward-thinking work environment
  • Ability to learn and understand a wide variety of markets quickly
  • Must be reliable, deadline-driven and encompass a willingness to experiment with new ideas
  • Strong team-player and thrives in team-oriented environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and in online marketing platforms a plus!
  • Personal alignment with CA core values: Loyalty, Integrity and Intentional
  • Harbor a deep affinity for dogs (or at least a willingness to tolerate them)

Administrative/Office Assistant:

Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking an Administrative/Office Assistant 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 growing! And we’re looking for a driven, dedicated and dependable individual to join our team as our Administrative/Office Assistant! In this role, you will provide administrative support to our CEO and Chief Strategist, as well as our agency team. If you have a passion for helping people and are seeking an opportunity that is exciting and rewarding, this is for you!

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Directly support and report to President and Chief Strategist
  • Perform general clerical duties including signing off on packages, managing mail, filing and more
  • Manage and respond to email communications
  • Answer and direct phone calls to respective departments and individuals
  • Greet guests and employees in an upbeat and friendly manner
  • Prepare meeting materials, take/distribute notes and meeting minutes as necessary
  • Manage office scheduling, meetings and coordinate lunches when needed
  • Order office supplies, check stock and determine inventory levels; anticipating supplies needed and expediting orders
  • Update and maintain agency contact list
  • Assist in updating and maintaining office policies and procedures
  • Assist in researching new vendors and services, potential clients, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Customer service experience preferred 
  • Proficiency in MS Office Skills
  • Must be reliable and on-time for all scheduled meetings and office days
  • Organized and able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize work and multi-task
  • Superior organizational skills and passion for detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work independently and contribute to a team environment
  • Must be professional and polished 
  • Desire to be part of a fast-paced agency with great room for growth!

Growth Opportunities:

As an entry level Administrative/Office Assistant, you will experience a fast-paced and forward-thinking agency full of creative and passionate individuals! You will have the opportunity to learn new skills, get professional experience and interact with driven professionals from all industries. Make your mark with Collective Alternative and apply today!

*Only candidates Indianapolis and surrounding areas should apply.

SEO and Reporting Specialist:

Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking an SEO & Reporting 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 talented, driven and forward-thinking individual to join our team as our SEO & Reporting Specialist! As an SEO & Reporting Specialist, you will be responsible for managing all SEO activities including link building and keyword strategy to increase rankings on all major search networks.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execute tests, collect and analyze data and results, identify trends and insights in order to achieve maximum ROI
  • Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion and optimization
  • Research and implement SEO recommendations
  • Research and analyze competitor advertising links
  • Develop and implement link building strategy
  • Work with development team to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented on newly developed code
  • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords
  • Work with members of content team to optimize copy and landing pages for search engine optimization and drive through content creation and programming
  • Perform ongoing keyword research including discovery and expansion of keyword opportunities
  • Research and implement content recommendations for organic SEO success
  • Work with a dynamic team of creative thinkers in fast-paced agency
  • Track, report and analyze website analytics, PPC initiatives/campaigns, as well as other marketing automation and digital advertising efforts

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proven SEO experience
  • Desire to work in fast-paced, forward-thinking work environment
  • 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)

Agency Marketing Associate:

Collective Alternative (CA), a full-service marketing, public relations and advertising agency located in Indianapolis, Indiana is seeking an Agency Marketing Associate 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 talented, driven and forward-thinking individual to join our team as our Agency Marketing Associate! As an Agency Marketing Associate, you will be responsible for supporting the Creative Director, Creative Team and multiple projects for a vast array of clients. Our perfect candidate is someone who is ready to break into the agency world, looking to make an immediate impact on a growing team and have opportunities for growth and advancement.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support Creative Director and Creative Team
  • Coordinate printing, including obtaining estimates, placing orders and communicating with vendor
  • Manage email marketing platforms for multiple clients, including setup and execution of marketing automation
  • Create marketing emails, landing pages and forms to support event and other marketing campaigns and activities
  • Manage call tracking platform for multiple clients
  • Oversee and assist with social media ad placement and performance
  • Assist in project management
  • Collaborate with internal members of content, design and development teams
  • Communicate and collaborate with external vendors
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews and other activities to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of projects
  • Server as a website administrator, supporting content and design updates

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business and/or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Familiarity with WordPress
  • Knowledge of Adobe Suite preferred
  • Efficient in PowerPoint and Excel
  • Knowledge of email marketing best practices preferred
  • Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple projects and customer deadlines with accuracy
  • Ability to work effectively within a team in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills with impeccable eye for detail
  • Ability and desire to learn quickly and work independently with minimal direction
  • Ability to think strategically, generate creative solutions, manage multiple projects and achieve successful business results rapidly
  • 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)
  • Benefits offered 90 days after employment

 

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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