Careers

Luckie is constantly growing, constantly looking for the brightest talent and constantly trying to find more chairs to put all these new people in. If you’re interested in joining up, check in with our HR department for recent openings.

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Job Openings

Luckie is hiring a Media Supervisor

Luckie is looking to add a Media Supervisor to our team! The Media Supervisor is responsible for media planning/buying activities on key account assignments

RESPONSIBILITIES/TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Planning & Research
    - Requires strong knowledge and experience working with all media: broadcast TV, cable, radio, OOH, print, digital, social and SEM
    - Work as part of, or lead, a communications team to develop, negotiate, package and present integrated strategies for clients
    - Develop strategically appropriate media recommendations for clients
    - Recommend/execute necessary media plan modifications
    - Evaluate media proposals and provide written POVs
    - Run and evaluate qualitative data and competitive spend data (MRI, R&F, online planning tools, etc.)
    - Actively seek and share knowledge of the latest media trends/events as well as the client’s competitive landscape and meaningful changes
  • Buying (requires experience buying print, OOH, digital and social media)
    - Negotiate media buys/programs and added value for clients using appropriate tools – strata and/or third-party ad serving software
    - Prepare plan detail recap documents for clients
    - Execute or oversee buy placement, IO management and internal communication with production/creative and account teams
    - Maintain solid working relationships with clients, internal partners and media reps
  • Maintenance
    - Create and update monthly budget reports for account teams
    - Work with internal teams and outside sales reps to resolve media billing issues and discrepancies for assigned accounts
    - Develop results analysis reports for clients/account teams
    - Monitor buys and manage make-goods, reporting, optimizations and revisions as necessary
    - Strong understanding of analytics
    - Participate with training and supervision of junior staff
    - Strong mathematical abilities and computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, media buying and research software)

PERSONAL SKILLS:

  • Positive, resourceful, solutions-oriented approach
  • Able to manage multiple tasks to completion within established deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrates ability to own and lead initiatives
  • Detail-oriented approach
  • Encourage and demonstrate unity behind team and agency decision-making. Use your leadership position to support senior management decisions and position with staff.

 EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree
  • Minimum of 5+ years in roles of increasing responsibility in departments of a similar nature (e.g., ad agency media department, media company or client side)
  • Management experience is required
  • Proven leadership ability and previous client relationship experience
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of interactive media (all channels and pricing models )
  • In-depth understanding of media planning, negotiation, implementation and performance analysis
  • Exemplary communication skills (persuasive written, compelling oral)

If you see yourself joining the Luckie team, send your resume to melissa.wheeler@luckie.com with subject: Media Supervisor.

Luckie is hunting for our new Manager, Content & Engagement

Love creating content that connects with audiences for dramatic and business effect? Crazy about a fast-paced, team environment? Enjoy managing and mentoring others?

Luckie has an immediate opening for an experienced creative leader for our digital content development and social media engagement team. Responsibilities include: developing creative content strategies for our clients, assigning and managing writers and social media team members, working with digital properties designers, video resources and seeing the creative process through completion.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone who has been successful in a similar role in another digital or multi-channel agency who wants to grow in an environment of support and appreciation. Luckie is an agency that strives every day for high collaboration and looks to live our values in every way.

In reporting to the Chief Creative Officer, primary responsibilities include:

  • Working with agency leadership to crystallize Luckie’s content and engagement service offerings
  • Co-creating strategic solutions with our account management, media, analytics and technical experts
  • Developing and editing all forms of digital copy
  • Developing project time lines and managing workflow to meet deadlines
  • Leading and mentoring the team members
  • Building and managing a bank of “go to” external content talent for overflow work; managing scope of projects with these freelancers to meet budgets and deadlines

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is proud of his/her portfolio of digital creative work and the successes it has driven; work you’ve created yourself and managed through others
  • Sees opportunities no one else sees and can make the rest of us see them, too
  • Can drive creative solutions for clients in a variety of industries, including tourism, pharma, financial and consumer products
  • Motivates others to produce great work
  • Has a healthy sense of urgency and thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Manages time as a valuable resource
  • Has a passion for learning new digital marketing skills and trends and loves to talk about them

Experience Required:

  • Digital agency experience
  • 5-7 years’ experience with content development
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field
  • Proven success managing/supervising content teams
  • High energy

If this is the role for your, submit your resume and work examples to melissa.wheeler@luckie.com with Manager, Content & Engagement in the subject line.

The Team’s Growing: Hunting for an Accountant

Luckie & Company is looking to add an accountant in the near future on our finance and accounting team. The position will be in our Birmingham, AL, office, but will support each agency location.

We’re searching for a positive, professional and collaborative individual with past advertising agency, interactive agency or professional services accounting experience to join our growing team. Candidates must be comfortable in an agency/client finance environment as well as working closely with agency team members in the account management, digital, media, traffic/production and creative departments to complete his/her job duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Month-end client billing with strict adherence to client contracts and billing procedures
  • Work with the client account teams to accurately record monthly revenue recognition to support the monthly close
  • Assist in the month-end close process centered on forecast vs. actual financial analysis and the completion of a monthly management reporting package
  • Assist Finance Manager in generating and reconciling monthly client reporting packages for each client account team
  • Respond to ad-hoc reporting requests for management, department managers, account management teams and/or finance
  • Research and prepare accounting variance analysis reports
  • Assist with general ledger account reconciliations, monthly Visa/bank account reconciliations and accounts payable entries from time to time
  • Support the Finance Manager as needed in updating the agency’s rolling forecasting process
  • Act as an administrator for the Advantage accounting/operating system
  • Assist Finance Manager and Controller in documenting needed internal controls and procedures

Skills and Experience:

  •  2+ years of finance/accounting experience
  • At least 1 year of advertising agency, interactive agency or professional services finance/accounting experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel experience
  • Pivot tables, filters, VLOOKUPs and other advanced data analysis tools
  • Database/dataset queries to drive charts, graphs and monthly trend analysis vs. KPIs
  • Four-year college degree in accounting or finance
  • Attention to detail, organized and desire for continuous improvement
  • Advantage or Microsoft Dynamics ERP operating/financial system experience a significant plus
  • Strata media experience a plus
  • CPA/CPA candidate, CMA or other finance certifications a plus

If you think this is the job for you, send your resume and salary requirements to our HR Director Melissa Wheeler at melissa.wheeler@luckie.com with Accountant in the subject line. No recruiters, please.

Luckie is hiring a Marketing Performance Analyst

The Marketing Performance Analyst will possess a strong understanding of both digital and traditional analytics. Having a background rooted in digital space, the Marketing Performance Analyst will be responsible for deriving insight around the strategic impact of the data. The Analyst will be a self starter who possesses not only exceptional mathematics and data skills, but also the ability to translate those into actionable insights. The Analyst will be involved in all facets of the marketing program from conception (KPI development to reporting).

Because this role will analyze data from both digital and offline sources, an understanding of relational databases and tools (SQL) would be a valuable asset. Experience with Tableau or other data visualization tools is also a very attractive skill.

The Analyst is required to work closely with the strategy, production and media teams to assist in media and creative campaign optimization. The Analyst will be expected to be the ‘go to’ expert in campaign performance, the analytical resource for all internal and external parties and provide a proactive voice for relevant opportunities. We’re looking for a person who will be able to look at the data and recommend go-forward strategies for marketing campaigns, not just crunch numbers.

Analysis and evaluation of results and performance must include understanding of the client and their objective, the marketplace and key influences, media strategy and planning, and other advertising/promotion efforts’ effect on results and elements for the creative executions themselves.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

• Assisting in creation of analytics Briefs and Tracking Requirements documents
• Communicating with strategy, production, media and, at times, third part rich media vendors to ensure that the required data points can be aggregated
• QA’ing ads in testing and live environments to ensure ad units are accurately pulling data into the reporting console
• Collecting and maintaining data via internal or third party sources
• Analyzing data for key insights and recommendations
• Visualizing data for internal and external stakeholders
• Creating monthly and quarterly reports which include written and graphical representation of analysis
• Staying on top of digital marketing and analytics industry trends and best practices

Required Skills:

• Must have expert level competency in Excel tools
• Must have the ability to develop best-in-class reports and analyses in power point
• Must have high competency in digital marketing and metrics
• Must be able to establish, enforce and report on key performance indicators for various clients
• Experience with Omniture, Webtrends, Google Analytics or Coremetrics
• Experience with relational databases such as Microsoft SQL Server a plus
• Experience with dashboard visualization tools such as Tableau a plus
• Ability to define and develop testing strategies and methodologies
• Experience with testing tools/software
• Experience with statistical packages a plus (SAS, SPSS)

Job Requirements:
• 2-3 years in marketing or advertising, preferably digital
• Analytical rigor, strategic thinking and the ability to think creatively are required
• Bachelors degree –preferably in business, economics, mathematics or statistics
• Ability to create visual representations of results.

Ready to join the Luckie team and add your brain power to ours? email your resume to melissa.wheeler@luckie.com with the subject Marketing Performance Analyst.

Luckie is hiring: Senior Intelligence Analyst in Duluth, GA

Luckie is looking to add a Senior Analyst for our Duluth, GA office.   The SR Analyst is responsible for analyzing large datasets, spread
across multiple clients, to derive actionable insights and guidance for account management and clients.

The Ideal Candidate has:

  • Ability to pull actionable insights from large sets of data with minimal oversight.  Knows the difference between an analysis and a report
  • Strong communications skills (both external and internal).  Has the ability to explain complex mathematical concepts to less data-savvy stakeholders is a plus.  This role will be responsible for client presentations
  • Moderate to High level of understanding of database structure and development (SQL Server, OLAP Cube Structure)
  • Understanding of core analytic methodologies (regression, cluster analysis, factor analysis, decision trees, etc)
  • Experience developing reports and analyses from a variety of different sources, email, social, paid search, SEO, Direct Mail, purchase data etc.). Digital experience is a huge plus
  • Experience visualizing data for reports and dashboards with Tableau
  • Experience working in fast paced marketing environments with tight deadlines
  • Ability to QA databases and dataset for accuracy
  • Independent thinking who can work with limited supervision and see projects through to implementation
  • Ability to independently identify opportunities for research and testing.High proficient at Microsoft Excel and Powerpoint
  • Ability to research and identify sources of data from various production systems for reporting applications
  • Willingness to maintain a strategic understanding of CRM
  • 1-2 years experience using SAS and/or SQL to analyze data
  • 1-2 years experience segmenting customers
  • 1-2 years experience working with large data derived from multiple inputs
  • Experience working in a Marketing/Advertising Agency servicing multiple clients is a plus

If you think this is the role for you, send your resume and salary requirements to our Human Resources Director,  Melissa Wheeler at melissa.wheeler@luckie.com. Place “Sr Analyst” in the subject line.

 

Contact

Melissa Wheeler

Human Resources Director

205.874.8151

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