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Managing Director

Bread n Butter
Seattle, WA – open to remote candidates outside of the Seattle area
Program Manager/Project Manager

THE OPPORTUNITY

One of Seattle’s fastest growing private agencies is on the hunt for a talented Managing Director.

The successful candidate will be a well-rounded leader, comfortable with the pace and ambiguity of a fast-growing, digital-first business. They will be ambitious for the agency, entrepreneurial in spirit, and have a tight grip on execution. They will be able to lift the cadence of execution in the business and be prepared to take calculated risks helping the agency succeed in a highly competitive market. They will have a clear focus on our clients and use this as a mechanism to drive performance.

 

This person will be responsible for the oversight, optimization and growth of all account and operational functions at the agency including taking a leadership role on business development with both incumbent and net new clients. They will play a key role in setting and elevating the company culture and creating an environment that supports both the strategic and creative vision for the agency.The ideal candidate has 10+ years of experience as a Managing Director or similar role at a similar sized agency or brand. They are an experienced leader, who can relate and motivate our C-suite level clients and provide mentorship and guidance to our internal team members in order to help forward their professional growth.

 

The Managing Director will report to the CEO of the company and, along with the BnB Leadership Team, will be responsible for the growth and overall performance of the business.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintaining a Strong Team Culture

  • Maintains communications with senior members of other departments to ensure all client needs are being addressed
  • Manages needs of team members to maximize learning and productivity while minimizing turnover
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal skills that encourages team cooperation, promotes enthusiasm, and motivates relationship-building
  • In collaboration with the CSO, provide leadership and mentorship to the Strategy team who are responsible for client management and development
  • Works in collaboration with the Leadership Team to continue to develop and define the company culture in order to make it an inclusive, supportive, and inspiring place to work
  • Supports the BnB D&I team on continued development of this important work and to infuse all we do at the company with both our D&I goals and vision in mind as well as our company values of Trust, Flexibility, Ownership, Hunger and Play

Building Operational Efficiencies and Effectiveness

  • Reviews and manages legal documentation such as SOW’s, MSAs, ICAs, etc. and identifies need for specialist support when required (e.g. legal)
  • Supports all resourcing initiatives in order to ensure both quality and profitability
  • SupportsHuman Resourcing requirements at the company from negotiating contracts, sourcing and onboarding new talent and clients, and handles ongoing internal HR needs in collaboration with both the CEO and CSO
  • Thinks collaboratively and leverages various disciplines in the agency to present client brand-building opportunities and agency-building initiatives

Growing Client Opportunities

  • Partner with CSO and client/project strategy leads in developing strong client relationships and business momentum
  • Grow our current book of business and take the lead on the beginning of our client relationships – sourcing, developing, bringing new clients into the agency, and onboarding
  • Understands client’s business beyond marketing and demonstrates the ability to monitor and evaluate the marketing industry as well as macro trends for both brand-building and thought leadership opportunities
  • Develops a more robust and effective Leavening Session practice at the company

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrates superior oral, written and strategic abilities
  • Displays strong analytical abilities, both quantitative and qualitative
  • Has developed staff management and partnership abilities
  • Has experience with financial planning and revenue forecasting
  • Possesses an integrated background with online/offline expertise
  • Has earned a bachelor’s degree
  • Has10+ years of relevant industry experience

THE BENEFITS

Salary DOE

Medical, dental & vision

LTD

401K

Paid vacation

It is the policy of BnB and any of its affiliates to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, ethnic origin, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local law.

BREAD N BUTTER

Founded in 2011 by Jessica Michaels, BnB is a brand development venture helping brands rise to their potential. From global B2B and consumer technology clients with big reach and economic impact, to smaller clients with meaningful missions and important ambitions, BnB’s work is grounded in the cornerstone of good business and powerful creativity—trust. With a strong, experienced leadership team, many of whom hail from the world’s most notable agencies and brands, BnB is part of the next generation of innovative agencies that prides itself on playing well with others, delivering fresh perspectives, and caring about being invested in our work as much as our clients.

To apply, send submissions to hello@breadnbutter.com.

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Art Director

Bread n Butter
Seattle, WA – open to remote candidates outside of the Seattle area
Program Manager/Project Manager

THE OPPORTUNITY

Are you an artist? A visionary? A dreamer? We’re looking for an enthusiastic and energized Art Director to join our growing creative team! The ideal candidate can flex their acumen for art and design, and concept and execute compelling creative for projects across a diverse set of accounts and clients. If you’ve got a keen eye for creating static and motion work that demands attention and inspires engagement, we want to hang out. If you have a deep interest and understanding of social media and emerging technology, then we’re already obsessed. If you’re incredibly collaborative, like connecting people to ideas, and understand how to answer our diverse client needs, then we want YOU.

WHO YOU ARE

Qualities

  • Creative thinker | You’re motivated and satisfied by crafting inspiring visions and smart design systems. You consider yourself a visionary and dreamer that can imagine inventive solutions to client challenges.
  • Consummate collaborator | Your gravity with teams and clients comes from your unique perspective and ability to create space for both people and ideas through your work. Brainstorms are your safe space.
  • Media tech obsessed | You’re fascinated by and driven to experiment with new communications media and technologies, known for your instinctual and deft application of what you know about these platforms.
  • Believer in unpretentious process | Not precious with your process, you often get more from sharing early rough thinking than reviewing polished work and you believe that sometimes the best discovery happens in the doing.
  • A creator | You dig in and relish every part of the art & design process—from concept to execution, you lean in and love the labor of crafting something new.

WHAT YOU LOVE AND ARE GREAT AT DOING

Skills/track record

  • Developing compelling creative | You have a passion for visual art & design with the flexibility to work on a number of projects within 360-integrated brand platforms—video, print, tech, and beyond.
  • Exec-level presentation & workshops | You are at home engaging with C-suite level clients in both presentation and work session environments, confident in communication and powerful in relationship building.
  • Expert knowledge | You have 5 or more years of experience working as an Art Director or Senior Designer in a marketing/ad agency environment. You’re also comfortable with Adobe Creative Suite—in particular Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Working knowledge of PowerPoint and Sketch is your jam. Motion graphic or video editing skills are a huge plus.
  • Self-starting multitasker | You can quickly familiarize yourself with a client’s visual brand and take ownership of the puzzle even though you might not have all the pieces. You can manage multiple projects, clients, and tasks and feel right at home in a fast-paced environment. You receive feedback gracefully and can incorporate changes from multiple people simultaneously.
  • Social & tech savvy | You understand technical projects and details and have experience with brand utilization of social platforms—Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitch.
  • Leaps of faith | Through your Work, process, and relationships, you help your clients and team experiment with new thinking and explore fresh approaches to known problems
  • Strategy partnership | Working with your strategy team is second nature at all stages of the process; it’s as natural for them to be in your creative work as it is for you to be in their strategy.

WHAT THIS JOB'S ABOUT

Responsibilities and activities

  • Bring fresh thinking, elevated creativity, and great ideas to every assignment
  • Concept, plan, and execute integrated marketing campaigns and digital activations across a range of media and platforms (especially in the social/digital space)
  • Collaborate with multiple disciplines including account, strategy, project management, and producers
  • Receive feedback openly and adapt your direction and work accordingly, and still be able to confidently outline the rationale and choices that back your work
  • Participate in client meetings, creative brainstorms, new business, and agency development
  • Help drive overall creative direction with key clients on various projects by taking ownership of design/art direction, digital/social content, video creation and product, pitch documents and a range of integrated campaign support materials

THE BENEFITS

Salary DOE

Medical, dental & vision

401K

Paid vacation

BREAD N BUTTER

Founded in 2011 by Jessica Michaels, BnB is a brand development venture helping brands rise to their potential. From global B2B and consumer technology clients with big reach and economic impact, to smaller clients with meaningful missions and important ambitions, BnB’s work is grounded in the cornerstone of good business and powerful creativity—trust. With a strong, experienced leadership team, many of whom hail from the world’s most notable agencies and brands, BnB is part of the next generation of innovative agencies that prides itself on playing well with others, delivering fresh perspectives, and caring about being invested in our work as much as our clients.

To apply, send submissions to hello@breadnbutter.com.

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