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A Legendary Christmas Potluck

Cookies. Mac & cheese. Family recipes made from scratch. More cookies. Our holiday feast is no joke.

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Annual Peep-Eating Competition

How fast can you down 10 marshmallow peeps? Every spring, we crown (belt) a new champion.

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17 Different Cuban Sandwiches Within Eyeshot

With an office smack-dab in the center of Ybor City, there’s no shortage of these delicious creations.

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Professional Development

We keep our team at the top of their game with an annual allowance of $500 per employee.

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Opportunities to Work Across Media

With opportunities spanning everything from social to digital media, no two days are ever the same here.

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open positions

If creative solutions come naturally to you, you might belong on our team. To be considered for an open position, please submit a resume, cover letter and work samples to apply@chappellroberts.com.

Public Relations Account Executive

The public relations account executive (PRAE) is responsible for daily contact between the agency and multiple client accounts. The PRAE plans and executes public relations projects designed to create and maintain a favorable public image for clients and/or the agency. S/he is responsible for interpreting the client’s strategic marketing plan through public relations and publicity efforts, through issuing press releases, writing blogs articles or other content pieces, holding press conferences, and placing feature stories, technical articles or position papers, among other methods. The PRAE must be able to write to fulfill publicity needs. The PRAE is responsible for maintaining relationships with various publications editors, influential bloggers and client industry web publishers to facilitate advantageous placement of articles and releases in the name of the agency’s clients. The PRAE should be responsible for maintaining a constant scan of trends, new methods for engagement and other learning activities to ensure clients are leveraging all aspects of earned media opportunities.

Additionally, the PRAE may also act as traditional account executive on certain accounts. This includes meeting with the assigned art director, associate creative director or appropriate creative contact concerning creative issues and input, the media director concerning media issues, and the operations team concerning scheduling and timing. The PRAE provides services using a consultative approach, ensuring the client maintains confidence in work performed. The PRAE has a responsibility to provide input in developing strategic marketing plans for his/her clients. After plans are developed and presented to clients, the PRAE is responsible for carrying out the plan on a daily basis. The PRAE may participate in new business efforts for clients s/he might serve. Reports to a senior-level member of the account service team.

Essential Duties and Functions:

  • Generates and promotes ideas aimed at gaining support for client goals and policies from its target audiences.
  • Serves as an advocate for client businesses; builds and maintains positive relationships with the public.
  • Handles organizational functions such as media, community, consumer, and governmental relations; political campaigns; interest-group representation; conflict mediation; or employee and investor relations for designated accounts and/or the agency.
  • Understands the attitudes and concerns of consumers, employees, and various other groups; keeps management aware of public attitudes and concerns of all groups and organizations with which the client must deal.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative relationships with representatives of community, consumer, employee, and public interest groups and with representatives from print, broadcast and web journalism.
  • Executes the creation and implementation of all public relations campaigns, programs and publicity activities for the agency and its clients.
  • Writes all publicity stories.
  • Reviews and/or edits all PR releases to be distributed by the agency.
  • Determines when and where all PR releases will be sent for placement.
  • Works with account service personnel to develop publicity ideas for clients.
  • Produces and supports advertising and marketing campaigns, pitches, communications, and creative materials as contracted for services by the client.
  • Meets regularly with production manager/creative director/traffic manager/media/public relations staff to coordinate agency efforts on behalf of assigned clients/accounts.
  • Effectively presents, sells and defends all agency work/proposals to clients; supports other client service team members in these functions.
  • Keeps apprised of clients’ brands/products/services/marketing developments.
  • Assists in preparing client invoices, proposals, marketing/media/public relations planning.
  • Performs daily entry of billing information into Workamajig software.
  • Reconciles monthly billing and sends invoices to clients.
  • Ensures prompt collection of accounts receivable.
  • Actively seeks additional projects/new business from client contacts.
  • Keeps apprised of progress of clients’ projects through production and traffic managers or other relevant personnel.
  • Follows up to ensure work to be performed is delivered on time and to client’s satisfaction.
  • Communicates with clients on account matters as needed to ensure client needs are met.
  • Conducts him or herself outside the agency in a manner in keeping with the firm’s core values and guiding principles.

All interested applicants should send cover letter and current resume to apply@chappellroberts.com with “Public Relations Account Executive” as the subject line.

Art Director

At ChappellRoberts, ideas are the currency we trade. We are currently looking for an Art Director with solid design skills with the ability to conceptualize across all mediums with special talent in digital channels, including UI design, digital advertising, emails and social media. Candidates should have a minimum of 3 years experience (agency experience is a plus) and qualifications should include formal design training.

The Art Director will work collaboratively with the full team on a wide range of projects for the full roster of agency clients. We want Art Directors who can produce great work but also will be strong leaders fostering team camaraderie. The ideal person will be creative, conceptual and innovative and have a versatile, collaborative approach to the creative process. In addition, must be self-motivated, driven and willing to be challenged. The candidate should also be able to effectively articulate and pitch ideas both to internal team and to clients.

Skills needed:

  • Strength in typography, color theory, design layout and conceptual storytelling
  • Ability to work concurrently on multiple projects within aggressive timelines
  • Strong communication, flexibility and interpersonal skills
  • Amazing talent paired with humility and resourcefulness
  • Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator and InDesign. Additional video or digital software such as working knowledge of HTML is a plus.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • High school degree or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications/public relations or related field is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the communications field (preferably agency or advertising-related business).

All interested applicants should send cover letter and current resume to apply@chappellroberts.com with “Art Director ” as the subject line.

Web Developer

At ChappellRoberts, ideas are the currency we trade. We are looking for someone to join our team of idea makers. We are currently seeking a Web Developer with at least 1-2 years experience, a knack for problem solving, and a passion for writing beautiful code. You must be adaptable, resourceful, and able to independently develop effective solutions to problems.

On any given day you might:

  • Hand-code fully-responsive websites, rich-media web banners or HTML-based emails.
  • Collaborate with designers, developers and account executives to come up with creative solutions and complete development projects from ideation to completion.
  • Estimate time and hard-costs to complete assigned projects.

Technical Must-haves:

  • Strong experience using the following front-end technologies
    • OOP PHP preferred with Laravel
    • Javascript/ES6
    • Jquery and other Javascript libraries/frameworks prefer experience with Vue
    • HTML5
    • CSS3 (SASS)
  • Solid understanding of web animation (CSS/JS)
  • Experience with build automation (Gulp/Grunt/Webpack)
  • Solid understanding and ability to write code for responsive design
  • Ability to conduct thorough cross browser/device testing and debugging
  • Comfortable converting Photoshop files to code (Sketch or additional/similar design tools are a plus)
  • Comfortable developing in a LAMP environment
  • Comfortable managing Linux servers
  • Comfortable working on a Mac
  • Familiarity using Git/BitBucket for source control
  • Being comfortable on a command line (terminal)
  • Experience with Bootstrap
  • Understanding of on-page SEO best practices
  • Understanding of HTML email best practices
  • Experience working in content-management systems (We most commonly use Statamic and WordPress)

Additional Responsibilities

  • Strong communication skills, personal accountability and ability to collaborate closely with designers and other developers
  • Helps to define organization-wide technology stack based on agency needs.
  • Ability to estimate and clearly communicate development timelines from job start to completion
  • Works on multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Willingness to put in extra time and effort on projects when needed
  • A strong desire to learn and stay on top of emerging technologies
  • Educates agency team regularly on current development techniques and processes within industry as well as illuminate latest in-house capabilities
  • Fosters innovation by example and through mentorship, and advocates on behalf of development within the agency
  • Conducts regular code reviews with other developers and provides direction and guidance

In order to be considered for this position, please submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • 3-5 online samples illustrating a mastery of the qualifications listed above
  • GitHub account
  • Prior development experience beyond class work

Applicants must also be willing to complete our front-end developer coding challenge to prove their awesomeness.

All interested applicants should send cover letter and current resume to apply@chappellroberts.com with Web Developer as the subject line.

Mentornship opportunities

Get a firsthand look at agency life, and pick up some resumé-boosting experience while you’re at it.

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Broadcast Journalism
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Graphic Design
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