Compadre

Careers

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There are a few things that bring us together.
If this sounds like you, let’s get talking.

+ Do what others won’t.

+ Be open to every idea.

+ Make the complex simple.

+ Be a good person.

+ Have a strong opinion on cilantro.

Any of the options below sound like you? We’d love to hear from you.


Jr. Writer/Strategist

DESCRIPTION

Compadre is seeking a Jr. Writer/Strategist who is a strategic thinker with a creative soul. The position requires a wide skill set, from conducting research to writing brand positioning, marketing concepts, and project case studies. While the position requires someone who is a creative writer and wordsmith, it’s also essential the candidate can think strategically and solve complex branding and marketing challenges. The Jr. Writer/Strategist will work directly with Compadre’s Senior Strategist and should have an ability to multitask, deliver under tight deadlines, and take direction or work autonomously. This is not a screenwriting position; experience in advertising, communication, branding, or strategy is preferred.

KEY DUTIES

  • Support Sr. Strategist in developing writing in any capacity necessary

  • Develop creative writing for naming, tagline, or marketing campaign assignments

  • Develop strategic writing for brand positioning and brand voice assignments

  • Create or update internal sales presentations and project case studies

  • Conduct market, audience, and landscape research to support creative development

  • Present work to internal teams

ABOUT US

We are a branding & content marketing agency that attracts people to brands. We do it with strategists who analyze the market and plot the best course of action. With directors, designers, copywriters, and editors who create all of the awesome, weird, and beautiful identities and content. And with data analysts who track and optimize its performance.

ABOUT YOU

  • Versatile writer comfortable developing taglines, internal strategy, or long-form articles

  • Understanding of - and interest in - branding, positioning, and marketing

  • Strategic thinker with proven ability to develop creative marketing solutions

  • Ability to translate complex ideas into simple, easy-to-comprehend writing

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Keynote, and Google Drive

  • Ability to build or update presentation decks is preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree; degree in Communication or Advertising preferred

  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in advertising, communication, branding, or strategy

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Full Time

  • Start date: ASAP

  • Salary: Competitive DOE with full benefits

APPLICATION PROCESS

  • Apply directly to this post

  • Please attach your resume & cover letter as a PDF

  • APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A PDF RESUME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

Job Type: Full-time


Business Development Coordinator

DESCRIPTION

Compadre is seeking a strategically-minded, fast-thinking Business Development Coordinator to research new business opportunities, coordinate client meetings and internal schedules, and take notes during internal and client-facing calls and meetings. The Business Development Coordinator will play an integral role in growing the agency’s client base and will report directly to the Director of Business Development.

KEY DUTIES

•   Research key decision makers and sales leads for active and inactive clients
•   Interpret and analyze data; recommend strategies and tactics
•   Compile research into actionable insights and present to Executive team
•   Manage client contact database and maintain data integrity
•   Schedule and prepare meetings for Business Development team
•   Accurate, clear, focused note-taking for internal and client-facing meetings
•   Book, modify, and update travel accommodations; create travel itineraries for Executive team
•   Actively develop an understanding of industry and market trends
•   Effectively communicate brand messaging and company offerings

ABOUT US

We are an entertainment branding agency for the new world. We establish brand strategies and develop marketing strategies and content that connect with modern audiences—where they are and how they want. We live at the intersection of creative ingenuity and data-driven insights; the intersection of traditional marketing and WTF-are-you-thinking innovations; the intersection of cold-brew coffee and hoppy IPAs. We empower entertainment clients to navigate the evolving marketing ecosystem, help them connect with the audiences they want, and do it through strategic and creative solutions that are made brave.

ABOUT YOU

•   1-2 years of business development experience working for an entertainment or creative agency
•   Passion for the entertainment industry; working knowledge of business strategy and emerging media
•   Strong analytical & critical thinking skills
•   Excellent communication, note-taking, and writing skills
•   Ability to work independently, take initiative, and plan ahead
•   Neurotically organized
•   Proficient in Mac OS X, including Pages & Keynote
•   Proficiency in Google Docs and spreadsheet management
•   Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite a plus, but not required
•   Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Communication, Marketing, or similar field

 ADDITIONAL DETAILS

•    Freelance to start(possibility for full-time staff position)
•    Days:Monday - Friday (9 hours/day, including lunch break)
•    Start date: ASAP
•    Start rate: Based on experience

APPLICATION PROCESS

•   Apply directly to this post
•   Use subject line: Business Development Intern/Coordinator (LA)
•   Please attach your resume & cover letter as a PDF


Jr. Designer

DESCRIPTION

Compadre is on the lookout for a Junior Designer / Animator to help across teams and projects developing concepts, presentations, style frames, and animation for west coast projects across a breadth of entertainment media brands, both traditional and non-traditional. Critical thinking, problem-solving, and experience with brands from identity to systems are required of this position. The Junior Designer / Animator will collaborate with Senior Designer / Animators, Creative Directors, Producers, and additional Creatives to deliver professional, pixel-perfect final deliverables for projects ranging from small show packages and explorations to large-scale network rebrands.

ABOUT US

We are an entertainment branding agency for the new world. We establish brand strategies and develop marketing strategies and content that connect with modern audiences—where they are and how they want. We live at the intersection of creative ingenuity and data-driven insights; the intersection of traditional marketing and WTF-are-you-thinking innovations; the intersection of cold-brew coffee and hoppy IPAs. We empower entertainment clients to navigate the evolving marketing ecosystem, help them connect with the audiences they want, and do it through strategic and creative solutions that are made brave.

ABOUT YOU

• 1-2 years professional design & animation experience (entertainment brands preferred)
• Mastery of Adobe CS: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign
• Proficient knowledge of Cinema 4D
• Technical understanding of file structures, delivery, and network toolkits
• Must have a strong sense of graphic design, layout, and typography
• Strong organizational and time management skills while working on several projects simultaneously.
• Acute attention to detail and the flexibility to adjust & adapt to project needs as they arise
• Knowledge of broadcast show package elements and identity systems is a plus
• Strong ability to execute creative both individually and within a team
• Excellent communication, time-management, and organizational skills
• Experience with basic 3D production pipelines and streamlined workflows
• Knowledge of Mac OS X, including Pages & Keynote
• BFA or equivalent degree from top design school

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Full time

  • Start date: ASAP

  • Salary with full benefits

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please include a link to your portfolio, as well as any additional materials that demonstrate thinking, writing, and conceptual development. Applicants without a portfolio will not be considered.

  • Apply directly to this post

  • Use subject line: Junior Designer/Animator


The cover letter should include:

  • Start availability

  • General availability to meet in person or via webcam

  • Please attach your resume & cover letter as a PDF!


Marketing Coordinator

DESCRIPTION

Compadre is seeking a self-motivated, social-savvy Marketing Coordinator to develop and manage marketing, PR, website, and social media initiatives that raise awareness of the agency and drive engagement with potential clients and talent resources. The Marketing Coordinator will play an integral role in establishing the agency’s marketing strategy and voice and will report directly to the Director of Business Development.

KEY DUTIES

•   Manage all brand touch-points for Compadre, including website and social media
•   Develop marketing strategy; implement and maintain across all brand touch-points
•   Conceive and write marketing materials to raise awareness for the agency, including press releases, social media posts, blog posts, and case studies
•   Collaborate with Executive Team to establish and maintain the Make Brand brand voice

ABOUT US

We are an entertainment branding agency for the new world. We establish brand strategies and develop marketing strategies and content that connect with modern audiences—where they are and how they want. We live at the intersection of creative ingenuity and data-driven insights; the intersection of traditional marketing and WTF-are-you-thinking innovations; the intersection of cold-brew coffee and hoppy IPAs. We empower entertainment clients to navigate the evolving marketing ecosystem, help them connect with the audiences they want, and do it through strategic and creative solutions that are made brave.

ABOUT YOU

•   1-2 years experience as a Marketing Coordinator for a production studio, agency, or similar entertainment-based company
•   Working knowledge and passion for the entertainment industry
•   Expertise with social media platforms including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat
•   Familiarity with Hootsuite, or a similar social media management tool
•   Proficiency in Wordpress and an elementary knowledge of HTML and/or CSS
•   Proficient in Mac OS X, including Pages & Keynote, and Google Docs
•   Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
•   Excellent writing, project management, communication, and organization skills
•   Ability to be proactive and identify potential challenges before they arise
•   Highly collaborative and communicative
•   Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or similar field

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

•   Freelance to start(possibility for full-time staff position)
•   Days: Monday - Friday (9 hours/day, including lunch break)
•   Start date: ASAP
•   Start rate: Based on experience

APPLICATION PROCESS

•   Apply directly to this post
•   Use subject line: Marketing Coordinator (LA)
•   Please attach your resume & cover letter as a PDF