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At AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising, we love what we do, we have fun doing it and we pay it forward.

POWER UP YOUR CAREER

Our mission is to do work that positively impacts people’s lives in significant ways. The connections we have with each other, our clients and our communities are an important part of achieving that mission. We are privileged to do energizing creative work every day on behalf of clients doing really amazing work in their fields.

Maintaining a healthy culture is a priority at AMPERAGE, and it starts at the top. Our CEO/President Bryan Earnest is a strong advocate for walking our talk. We are kind, positive and hold each other accountable to AMPERAGE standards.

Looking for marketing and advertising jobs in the midwest, AMPERAGE is a full-service marketing agency of seasoned professionals with the expertise to truly Move the Needle for our clients. Sound like you? Power up your career at AMPERAGE, voted the 2022 Best Place For Working Parents.

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PERKS OF WORKING @ AMPERAGE

Paid Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Paid Disability & Life Insurance

401(k) Savings Plan

Paid Time Off

Paid Volunteer Opportunities

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Account Executive – Healthcare + -

AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising is looking for an Account Executive to join the team, focusing on healthcare clients.

Account Executives (AE) are responsible for managing relationships between the agency and clients with a focus on new business development and marketing strategies. AEs build and maintain their own book of business and are responsible for gaining new business from existing clients.

AEs are also the liaison between the client and the AMPERAGE creative team. This position manages budgets and is responsible for project management, ensuring the production team is up to speed and has the information needed to work effectively.

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Identify, source and close good-fit prospects in the healthcare industry
  • Use your sales talents to acquire new business through networking, cold calling, responding to requests for proposals and more
  • Serve as a consultant to prospective and current clients to grow accounts
  • Utilize a customer relationship management software (CRM) to track new business opportunities and forecast sales
  • Set and manage sales goals
  • Write proposals and give presentations
  • Manage client portfolios and partner closely with internal stakeholders to achieve team goals and work towards AMPERAGE’s mission
  • Move the needle for clients by bringing your thinking, strategies and ideas to the table

We are looking for talented AMPers who:

  • Have a bachelor’s degree and at least one year of sales experience
  • Have experience in the healthcare industry
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Have strong consultative selling and closing skills
  • Are detail oriented and highly organized
  • Have strong collaboration skills
  • Are proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have CRM software experience tracking leads through the sales process; CMS experience preferred but not required

Email cover letter and resume to Mickey Waschkat at mwaschkat@amperagemarketing.com.  No telephone calls please.

Email resumes to Mickey Waschkat MWaschkat@AmperageMarketing.com

Account Manager + -

AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising is looking for an Account Manager to join the team in Cedar Rapids.

 

Account Managers (AM) are responsible for building and managing relationships between the agency and clients, with a focus on sales and marketing strategy. AMs maintain active clients lists and are responsible for increasing the agency’s business through acquisition of new business from existing clients. Account Managers may also play a role in new business development.

 

AMs are the liaison between the client and the AMPERAGE. This position is responsible for developing marketing strategies designed to meet client goals. This position manages budgets and is responsible for project management, ensuring the production team is up to speed and has the information needed to work effectively.

 

In this role, you’ll get to:

 

  • Manage client portfolios and partners closely with internal stakeholders to achieve team goals and work towards AMPERAGE’s mission.
  • Move the needle for clients by bringing innovative thinking, strategies, and ideas to the table.
  • Write strategic marketing proposals and gives presentations.
  • Grow the agency’s business by working with existing clients to develop new business.
  • Manage sales goals.
  • Provide information to production team members to ensure effective and efficient completion of projects.
  • Interact frequently with clients who have projects in the que to ensure any changes, deadlines and/or issues are clear for both the client and the agency.
  • Review draft invoices from accounting and approves or clarifies issues.
  • Enter new projects into agency’s project management software.
  • Acquire new business through networking, responding to requests for proposals and more.

 

We are looking for talented AMPers who:

 

  • Have a bachelor’s degree; sales experience is helpful
  • Work with ethics and integrity
  • Have exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Have strong negotiation, strategic selling and closing skills
  • Are detail oriented and highly organized
  • Have strong collaboration skills
  • Are proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Have skills or experience managing projects and programs
  • Have experience in healthcare, education, nonprofit, financial/insurance or manufacturing/B2B (preferred but not required)

 

Email resume to Mickey Waschkat at mwaschkat@amperagemarketing.com.

Email resumes to Mickey Waschkat MWaschkat@AmperageMarketing.com

Web Developer + -

AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising is looking for a Web Developer to join the team in Cedar Falls.

The Web Developer is responsible for executing interactive and other web-based projects including internet strategies for brand image creation, website maintenance and troubleshooting, product marketing, promotions, information transfer and technical support.  The Web Developer will help formulate an effective, responsive design and turn it into a working theme or plugin.

Qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated programming experience in HTML5, PHP, CSS, SASS, JavaScript and jQuery
  • Ability to work with PSD designs and follow specifications that have been outlined to produce a fully functional web project
  • Experience with WordPress and ability to set up new WordPress instances including multi-site networks
  • Strong understanding of latest industry trends and content management systems
  • Knowledgeable in mobile responsive CSS and optimizing for different devices and browsers
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and meet varying deadlines
  • Adaptability and flexibility to changing agency needs
  • Strong planning and organizing skills
  • Strong prioritization and project management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal team and external clients
  • A thorough understanding of user experience design is essential
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to estimate time needed for completing tasks
  • Familiarity with browser capabilities, user interface requirements, cross-platforming, site architecture and web server hardware
  • Experience with web server management is a plus

Email cover letter and resume to Mickey Waschkat at mwaschkat@amperagemarketing.com.  No telephone calls please.

Email resumes to Mickey Waschkat MWaschkat@AmperageMarketing.com

Media Buyer + -

AMPERAGE Marketing & Fundraising is looking for an experienced Media Buyer to join the team in Cedar Rapids or Cedar Falls.

The Media Buyer is responsible for researching, planning and placing offline and online media for assigned clients.

In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Research and develop cost efficient media plans to meet client objectives and present recommendations to account managers and/or clients as needed.
  • Assist with new business research through evaluation or target markets, media vehicles and the development of media recommendations.
  • Establish deadlines for materials needed for media placement and communicate with the Traffic Manager regarding timelines.
  • Make timeline placement of all media according to plans and schedules.
  • Produce reports on media placement, analyze post-buys and approve make goods as necessary.
  • Develop paid digital/social media campaigns and strategies to meet client needs.
  • Analyze performance data and implement optimizations to increase ROI of campaigns.

We are looking for a talented AMPer who is:

  • An excellent communicator
  • Able to multitask and prioritize
  • Skilled in relationship building and fostering teamwork
  • Detail oriented
  • Organized
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Skilled in math and internet savvy

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years media buying or digital media placement experience

Email resume to Mickey Waschkat at mwaschkat@amperagemarketing.com.

Email resumes to Mickey Waschkat MWaschkat@AmperageMarketing.com

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