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Careers

At The Old State, we're all about the hustle– we play hard and work even harder. We're always looking for the right people to strengthen our team. 

Think you’ve got the chops? Join us, we love what we do and you should too.

We offer the basics like a cool office space, PTO and health insurance, but our biggest asset is our team. We listen to each other and collaborate. Our team of smart, highly ambitious problem solvers is looking to challenge the status quo, day-in, and day-out. Fear of the unknown isn't in our DNA, we're ready to take the leap into the future of digital.

Here's running list of some other things we stand for:

  • πŸ‘“ Perks and benefits 
  • πŸ•οΈ Paid vacation and holidays 
  • πŸŽ‰ Celebrating holidays 
  • 🍸 Cocktail hour 
  • 🐢 Office pups 
  • 🀠 Working alongside the most talented bunch in TX 
  • πŸ’Έ Professional Growth aka more money for everyone including you  
  • 🍜 Being really, really into food 
  • πŸ“œ History buffs 

Current Opportunities

See our available opportunities below. Don't see something that fits your skill set? Send us your resume anyway.

  • Email Marketing Coordinator

    The Email Marketing Coordinator plays a critical role in executing outbound marketing programs that drive lead generation. Coordinating aggregation of email marketing calendar assets from copywriters and creative for each agency client. Coordinating creation of emails into email marketing platform (Hubspot, Mailchimp, etc). Client approvals via test campaigns and/or written approval to deploy campaigns. Deployment of campaigns each month.

    Key responsibilities include:

    • End-to-end development and deployment of e-mail marketing programs
    • Creation of lead-focused e-mail offers pursuant to client email marketing playbook
    • A/B testing
    • Program reporting
    • Marketing calendar management and project management in regards to email marketing per client.

    This position reports to the Firm’s Managers and supports the firm’s corporate, industry and service marketers as clients. The successful candidate will not only be well-versed in e-mail marketing best practices but also can manage multiple projects simultaneously with a client-service mindset.


    Job Responsibilities

    • Project manage e-mail marketing programs using the department’s Basecamp and G Suite management tools and maintain the e-mail marketing calendar.
    • Interface with multiple marketing leads and team members to turn marketing and campaign plans into actionable e-mail marketing programs.
    • Collaborate with other digital team members (website, social, design) and the firm’s content team to coordinate the execution of marketing programs.
    • Develop and implement successful e-mail marketing programs that drive engagement and lead generation in support of the firm’s corporate, industry, and service marketers.
    • Support list management best practices and list segmentation across the marketing technology stack, create smart lists, and support.
    • Develop and deliver marketing automation metrics; interpret data, and produce reports against KPIs.
    • Enhance and communicate e-mail marketing best practices.


    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • Strong project and program coordination skills
    • Past experience and expertise in email marketing software
    • Ability to apply critical thinking to enhance e-mail marketing programs
    • Process-oriented and quality-focused with exceptional attention to detail
    • Proven analytical, quantitative and problem-solving skills; a mindset for testing and using data to enhance program efficacy
    • Strong writing, proofreading, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment
    • Excellent organizational skills and ability to juggle multiple tasks on a deadline
    • Self-starter and quick-learner with an eagerness to consistently meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment


    Required Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, business, or related course of study
    • 3+ years of experience with e-mail marketing, Hubspot experience a plus
    • Expertise with database management and marketing automation reporting
    • Superior Microsoft Office skills (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
    • Experience working in a B2B or professional services environment is preferred
    • Agency or multi-brand/multi-campaign experience is preferred
    • Proficiency in marketing project management and automation tools (Hubspot, Microsoft CRM) a plus
    • Experience with HTML, and CSS a plus


    About the Company

    At The Old State, we believe in performance-based results that provide immediate and measurable success for our clients. We love what we do and thrive on delivering the absolute best possible results. Our process ensures that our deliverables are in sync with our clients’ vision and business needs.

    We listen, research, and merge our 15 years of experience in branding and web development to deliver creative design and interactive products that always exceed expectations.

    Our services include custom website design, branding, search engine optimization, graphic design, blogging, content writing, video production, and pay-per-click advertising.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $47,000 - $52,000 per year


    Benefits:

    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:
    Monday to Friday

    Education:
    Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Experience:
    Email Marketing: 3 years (Preferred)

    Benefit Conditions:
    Only full-time employees eligible

    Work Remotely:
    Temporarily due to COVID-19


    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings
  • Paid Media Specialist

    The Paid Media Specialist will be responsible for planning, implementing, reporting on, and optimizing display, search and video campaigns to ensure alignment with the company’s and company’s client project online marketing strategy. This role requires the ability to operate on both a strategic and tactical level.

    The Paid Media Specialist will partner with internal teams as well as client resources and/or partner agencies from time to time to:

    • analyze paid media traffic to develop, execute, test, and report on paid media strategies for all client and company campaigns
    • manage and optimize media buys (including digital display, search, social, mobile, etc.)
    • monitor the evolving media landscape and help develop best practices for the company


    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Own the agency’s and agency's clients' paid media strategy
    • Report paid media performance and recommendations to senior management and clients
    • Administer our paid media accounts and our clientele paid media accounts
    • Develop and run ad campaigns
    • Optimize paid media for qualified leads and ROI
    • Deliver paid media performance that contributes significantly to the agency’s and the agency’s clients' sales pipeline and revenue growth


    Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 5+ years of deep experience using PPC/SEO and Digital Advertising, with a B2B focus, to drive qualified site traffic.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and attention to detail and ability to utilize analytics tools to analyze data and trends in order to improve ROI and identify growth opportunities
    • Proven ability to interact and collaborate across different disciplines in order to accomplish a common goal
    • Strong experience with Google AdWords – annual certifications required
    • Facebook Blueprint – ongoing learning
    • 4+ years of experience with social ad platforms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
    • Understanding of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
    • Proficiency with HubSpot is desirable
    • Detailed report creation for paid campaigns
    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong organizational and project management skills
    • Self-motivated individual with a strong desire to succeed. “Can Do” attitude a must!
    • Excellent interpersonal skills

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: From $70,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule:
    Monday to Friday

    Education:
    Bachelor's (Preferred)

    Experience:
    Paid Media: 3 years (Preferred)

    License/Certification:
    Google AdWords Certification (Required)

    Benefit Conditions:
    Only full-time employees eligible

    Work Remotely:
    Temporarily due to COVID-19

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings
  • Web Designer

    We are looking for an experienced Web/Graphic Designer to join our creative team to provide conceptual thinking and design capabilities. As a Web Designer at The Old State (TOS), you will work within our Strategic Marketing and Creative Agency providing design and creative solutions for interactive, web, marketing, and branding deliverables for brands around the country across a variety of industries. We are seeking highly creative individuals with technical skills for exploring emerging digital platforms to provide innovative solutions. You will bring professionalism, strong communication skills, and the ability to create innovative designs to support TOS strategic brand and marketing efforts.


    Role:

    • Develop concepts, designs, and innovative ideas for websites and digital/print deliverables within brand standards
    • Manage design and web projects from concept through production and delivery utilizing various software platforms
    • Present work and concepts to internal teams and to clients
    • Ability to create, design, and edit interactive documents and presentations, HTML emails for mobile, animated infographics
    • Effectively create layouts with strong typography and appropriate use of color while maintaining brand integrity by interpreting and applying brand guidelines
    • Work with marketing teams to grow TOS’ capabilities
    • Work with web development teams to effectively communicate website vision and functionality requirements to project completion.
    • Work with our marketing and strategy teams to create and manage creative social media content from time to time
    • Continuously enhance design skills, knowledge of design and web industry trends, and remain current with emerging innovations and technological advancements within the creative industry
    • Work collaboratively in a local and virtual team environment with creative director, other designers, copywriters, web developers, and the marketing team to create inspired solutions
    • Be a cheerleader and advocate for The Old State brand


    Skills:

    • A strong digital portfolio displaying your creative, conceptual design skills in a digital platform. Web design experience is a must!
    • Demonstrate the ability to persuade clients towards the use of dynamic design
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and teaming skills
    • Excellent work ethic and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment
    • Proactive use of logic and creativity to solve problems and resolve issues with minimal supervision
    • Innovative mindset with an aptitude to research, learn, and use the latest digital software and platforms
    • Technical understanding with the ability to design for digital media and print production
    • Ability to take initiative with creating or refining internal processes and procedures
    • Understanding of major social media platforms is a plus


    Experience:

    • Advanced experience in Adobe Creative Cloud: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, as well as Sketch
    • Experience in PowerPoint/Google Slides would be a plus
    • 5 or more years of creative agency experience
    • 5 or more years of website design experience
    • Outstanding creative portfolio


    Compensation:

    • $60,000 - $65,000

    *NOTE: by applying for this position, you are agreeing to undergo a background check in accordance with local laws and regulations.

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $60,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

    Benefits:

    • Dental insurance
    • Health insurance
    • Paid time off
    • Vision insurance

    Schedule: Monday to Friday

    Experience:

    • Design Agency: 5 years (Preferred)
    • Web design: 5 years (Preferred)

    Benefit Conditions: Only full-time employees eligible

    Work Remotely: Temporarily due to COVID-19

    COVID-19 Precaution(s):

    • Remote interview process
    • Personal protective equipment provided or required
    • Social distancing guidelines in place
    • Virtual meetings

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