CAREERS: ARE YOU OUR NEWEST FOTHIE?

In a bright, open office overlooking one of Ohio’s beautiful nature preserves, we bring a whole new meaning to work hard/play hard.

Because here at RFA, we don't just create new ideas – we serve one of the oldest around: value your employees, and they’ll bring value to you. With employee bonuses, profit sharing, an aggressive 401(k) matching program, and complimentary gym membership—not to mention, our own line of locally crafted beer—we strive to help everyone follow their passion and take a little more of the work out of their workday.

It's time to let your Fothie flag fly. Send resume/portfolio to careers@ronfoth.com.
CURRENT POSITIONS
Design Intern
Ron Foth Advertising, an award-winning ad agency and production company, is looking for talented, enthusiastic Graphic Design Interns to join our growing creative team. This paid internship allows you to work part-time or full-time. You’ll work with and learn from the best, while having the opportunity to contribute right away, producing creative campaigns for a variety of famous brands.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Juniors or Seniors enrolled in college-level graphic design, communications or related programs.
  • Previous agency experience is not required, but a masterful knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite certainly is.
  • Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and Acrobat mastery is a must. Familiarity with Keynote, Powerpoint and others preferred.
  • You’re not just grabbing coffee…you’ll actually be working. From resizing and finishing ads, to preparing presentations, to concepting and designing campaigns, you’ll have ample opportunity to show your creative chops and be part of the team.
  • Must possess impeccable design sense: attention to detail, strong typographic skills, understanding of information hierarchy, color theory and composition.
  • Ability to create press-ready and web-ready files.
  • Clean craft skills with ability to help the team prepare presentation boards, props, and other materials.
  • Other creative skills (photography, illustration, copywriting, blogging, music, comedy, social media wizardry) a definite plus.
We’re looking for ambitious, talented and motivated people with a great attitude and willingness to jump in and help however needed. Are you ready to be the next Fothie? Please send a digital portfolio link and resume to careers@ronfoth.com.
Account Executive
In this fast-paced position, our ideal candidate will have past agency experience, excellent verbal and writing skills, a strong media understanding, results-driven co-op development and successful project management abilities. Previous QSR or Casual Dining related experience desirable.

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Brand and sales promotion development
  • Prepare marketing briefs
  • A thorough and complete understanding of media usage, including TV, radio, direct mail, OOH, print, digital and social media
  • Establish and build strong personal and working relationships with client(s)
  • Develop, track and manage projects from conception through completion with all departments, including timelines
  • Maintain the 'day-to-day' client-agency relationship
  • Manage internal and external communications including meetings, memos, conference reports, status reports, etc.
  • Develop competitive reports
  • Manage and adhere to client budgets and prepare internal monthly budget projections
  • Manage/balance client flowcharts
  • Review and approve creative and production materials prior to sending to client(s)
  • Ensure accurate and timely client feedback has been provided to internal departments
  • Create presentations as needed for client meetings and new business opportunities
  • Effectively and confidently present within formal and informal meetings
  • Work on new business opportunities and presentations
  • Manage billing activity and client hour reports
  • Performs other related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required, assigned and directed
Send resumés to careers@ronfoth.com.
Art Director
Conceptual thinker with strong design skills. Agency experience a plus. Print, digital, outdoor, collateral, logos and more. Must send creative samples or link to online portfolio to careers@ronfoth.com.
Copywriter
Can you write funny? Won any awards for it? Send us your best radio, print, TV, digital, social, etc. Must send creative samples or link to online portfolio to careers@ronfoth.com.
Media Planner/Buyer
Successful candidates will have a minimum of 2-4 years experience with an emphasis on traditional consumer media including spot TV, radio, out-of-home, and print. You must also be comfortable interacting directly with clients and possess strong presentation skills. Digital media planning and buying experience is a plus. Must be proficient with excel and PowerPoint. Send resumés to careers@ronfoth.com.
Social Media Specialist
The successful candidate will possess creative, strategic and networking qualities with strong communication and marketing skills. This individual will be responsible for the creation & implementation of social media campaigns and strategies for Ron Foth Advertising and the agency client base. The candidate will be up to date with the latest available tools to continuously analyze, use and develop recommendations for all online and new social strategies including, but not limited to:
  • Social media advocacy and optimization
  • Online Reputation Management
  • Influencer Strategies – winning the right advocates and bloggers
  • Social marketing research
  • Purchasing services, social contests and tool development, mobile app design development
  • Promoting and managing user generated content
Send resumés to careers@ronfoth.com.
Interactive Media Specialist
The successful candidate will possess creative, imaginative and sociable qualities with strong communication and analytical skills. This individual will be responsible for the creation & implementation of interactive media strategies for Ron Foth Advertising and the agency client base. The candidate will excel in the use of available tools to continuously analyze and develop recommendations for all online and new media strategies including, but not limited to:
  • Online display advertising (CPC, CPA or CPM based)
  • Online lead generation for the purpose of acquisition, retention, expansion or branding efforts
  • E-mail marketing
  • SEO/SEM (keyword, paid & organic)
  • Mobile (display, SMS & location based)
Send resumés to careers@ronfoth.com.
Creative Production Designer
Ron Foth Advertising, an award-winning ad agency and production company, is seeking a print and digital production designer to join our growing creative department. We've got high profile regional and national accounts and a fun work environment. Ideal candidate must be proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop, plus have strong attention to detail, understanding of information hierarchy, and a flair for design. Must be able to prepare final files for print, digital, outdoor and more. Send creative samples or link to online portfolio to careers@ronfoth.com.
Cross-Platform Media Manager
This individual will be responsible for the strategic creation and implementation of integrated offline and digital media plans across a wide spectrum of media channels. The candidate will have end to end authority in bringing the media strategy to life and seeing it through execution. We want someone with the capacity to see the big picture across multiple marketing touchpoints from Display, OLV, OLR, Mobile, Search, Social, TV/radio, cable, print, OOH, etc. The successful candidate will be comfortable in deep analysis and providing insights and POV’s using measurement techniques, tools, and metrics across the media portfolio. This person will need to be a passionate, strong communicator and demonstrate the confidence and conviction to craft a compelling case/recommendation and present it to the client.

PRIMARY DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Create the strategy for cross-platform campaigns from onset to completion with supporting rationale
  • Utilize media research tools and resources to influence strategic client recommendations, including but not limited to, demographic data, reach and frequency, audience composition and coverage and marketplace trends.
  • Determine and analyze KPI’s/success metrics
  • Reporting: Pull data, analyze metrics, develop comprehensive analysis and actionable insights and performance reports from campaign data
  • Work with advanced analytical partners and media mix modeling partners to measure performance of media KPI’s
  • Identify technologies and data strategies that will improve performance, efficiency of buying segments and messaging consideration for media channel environments
  • Oversee research, development, and implementation of media plans designed to meet the established objectives and strategies
  • Coach, guide, inspire, and lead in the development of testing agendas and establishing campaign optimization goals
  • Analyze complex historical data, audiences, sales, and media mix correlation.
  • Optimization and management of campaigns across individual ad networks and Platforms
  • Build relationships with internal and external partners, collaborate and create an environment that encourages information sharing and openness to new ideas
  • Set quality standards for staff and monitor performance
KEY SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE: 
  • 7+ years of integrated media planning experience with a minimum of 5 years of digital media planning/buying experience.
  • 3+ plus years in a management and mentoring role 
  • Experience with all media forms and cross platform programs locally and regionally. National experience is a plus.
  • Apply a strong understanding of various digital media vehicles as well as the overall advertising landscape including the technical aspects and strengths/weaknesses of each media type.
  • Must be passionate about media and the technologies used to support offline, online and/or mobile advertising operations.
  • Have a strong command of industry research, data, and agency resources
  • Be knowledgeable and well-versed in in current industry trends and continually seek information
  • Must understand data analytics and how it affects the bottom line 
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint /Keynote
Send resumés to careers@ronfoth.com.

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