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Toledo, Ohio 43604

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629 N. High Street
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Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Careers

Current openings are listed below. But we’re always glad to meet interesting people, so consider this an invitation to send your resume to careers@hansoninc.com.

Hanson, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications and business need.

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Hanson is seeking an experienced Copywriter who will craft engaging copy across a wide variety of projects, including complex digital builds, brand content and messaging, digital campaigns, internal marketing initiatives, and video scripting. We’re seeking candidates who have the ability to write for brands that span a variety of industries, adjusting to their specific tone and voice. You will collaborate as part of a team with members from account, creative and strategy, to achieve the client’s objectives through creative imagery and effective messaging strategies.

Position reports to Managing Director, Creative Services.

Responsibilities
  • Implements a combination of strategic, conceptual and writing skills in order to deliver persuasive stories and compelling copy to our clients and their audience
  • Partners with creative and strategic leads to craft concepts and execute copy based on established voice and tone for client brands, across various industries
  • Writes engaging scripts for video, social/digital campaigns, or live experiences
  • Demonstrates creative thought leadership, keeping on top of trends and providing inspiration and recommendations
  • Multitasks across simultaneous projects in a fast-paced environment, managing and prioritizing timelines and milestones
  • Leads and/or actively contributes to conceptual brainstorms; challenging teammates to push creative limits
  • Participates in strategic meetings to deepen understanding of clients’ objectives and ensure creative concepts, tactics, and copy are on brand and strategically sound
  • Contributes to the new business activities of the agency
  • Participates in the company’s culture, bringing fresh ideas which enhance the agency brand and marketing efforts
Experience and Qualifications
  • 3-5 years copywriting experience in a creative or agency environment
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating an expertise in creative writing and experience working on a variety of projects, namely: web, mobile, brand messaging, digital campaigns and video content
  • Proven ability to create copy for a variety of audiences, brands and industries
  • Command of grammar, spelling, copy editing and proofing
  • Experience developing successful concepts working in collaborative multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Comfortable juggling multiple priorities in order to meet deadlines
  • Ability to iterate quickly and effectively in response to feedback
  • Strong creative mindset — bring big thinking and fresh ideas to the table
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays, including paid time off between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Paid birthday day off
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fun, friendly atmosphere in our new office in the heart of downtown Toledo in the historic Tower on the Maumee
  • Paid, enclosed, attached parking
  • Dog friendly
  • Casual attire
  • Stocked café
  • Training and growth opportunities
  • Company events and happy hours

We are currently working remotely for the unforeseeable future, so you’ll be collaborating with Hanson teams via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, phone calls, Slack and/or email.

To start the conversation contact us at copywriter-careers@hansoninc.com

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Hanson is seeking a Senior Account Executive to help build, manage and execute digital solutions and integrated marketing programs across a range of clients and B2B/B2C industries. We’re seeking candidates with a mix of past client experience, strong marketing acumen, familiarity with related technologies, and the ability to learn and master agency process.
You’ll be a key liaison between the client and Hanson, focused on identifying client needs, ensuring client business objectives are being met/exceeded, and being accountable for Hanson delivering quality work. It is a great opportunity for someone who wants to be client-focused yet is able to guide the internal team to success on large-scale and small-scale digital projects. You don’t have to be an expert in web development, application design, brand strategy or our other agency disciplines for this position. But you have to be passionate, detail-focused and willing to work and learn.
Position reports to Managing Director, Account Management.

Responsibilities
  • Forms close partnerships and serves as “face of the agency” with key client contacts and as client proxy/advocate with internal team
  • Demonstrates a strong understanding of clients’ businesses, brands and categories via brief-writing and general collaboration with internal teams
  • Develops and demonstrates ability to provide thought leadership and subject matter expertise within client organization via creation and delivery of strategic documents/presentations
  • Supports the development of client deliverables by setting project objectives and integrating input from other departments and functions
  • Develops solid understanding of client financial picture, maximizing revenue and profitability
  • Demonstrates proficiency in critical business applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Keynote, Google Drive) and Hanson-specific applications
  • Demonstrates strong business-writing and strategic skills through collaboration on and the creation of the presentations, proposals, statements of work and meeting/status reports
  • Effectively manages clients’ expectations with consistent, timely communication
  • Communicates proactively vs. reactively in order to maximize problem-solving options
  • Manages timing of projects, balancing client need with internal capacity
  • Manages conflict resolution and moves things forward when there’s a stalemate
Experience & Qualifications
  • 3-5 years (minimum) of experience in marketing communications, advertising or brand management at an agency or in a corporate role
  • We are a digital agency, so while you don’t need to know HTML, you’ll need to have some familiarity with digital solutions including website development, mobile app development, online advertising campaigns and/or social media.
  • Ability to lead appropriately sized projects across all agency departments (e.g., Creative, Strategy, Production)
  • Ability to partner with project management by creating, monitoring and tracking critical account aspects of all projects with moderate supervision.
  • Experience actively participating in group sessions (within the agency and directly with clients) to bring value and advance projects
  • We value skills and qualities, however a degree in advertising, marketing, communications or business is a plus.
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays, including paid time off between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Paid birthday day off
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fun, friendly atmosphere in our new office in the heart of downtown Toledo in the historic Tower on the Maumee
  • Paid, enclosed, attached parking
  • Dog friendly
  • Casual attire
  • Stocked café
  • Training and growth opportunities
  • Company events and happy hours

We are currently working remotely for the unforeseeable future, so you’ll be collaborating with Hanson teams via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, phone calls, Slack and/or email.

To start the conversation contact us at sae-careers@hansoninc.com

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Hanson is seeking a recent, or soon-to-be, college grad who’s intrigued by agency life. If you want to contribute to a fast-paced, ever changing environment and work with great client brands and super smart peers, this position could be for you. What else will make it a fit? If you are notably organized and enjoy planning and prioritizing. If collaboration is your jam, but you know when to stop discussing, make a decision, and move it forward. If you love working with all kinds of people and pride yourself on your above average communications skills. If you consider yourself an extrovert.

This entry-level position touches all aspects of the agency and reports to the Director of Operations.

Responsibilities
  • Actively participates in planning exercises with Director of Operations to ensure that day-to-day project tasks and activities are understood, planned and aligned from a resource allocation perspective
  • Assumes point of contact for resource booking, planning, confirmation, and conflict resolution in support of business goals
  • Works to resolve any issues regarding under or over allocations of current staff members
  • Maintains constant knowledge of current and upcoming projects and business development activities as they relate to resourcing
  • Alerts Director of Operations of any potential concerns or issues with meeting key client deliverables due to resourcing
  • Assists in resource reporting including current utilization and forecasting
  • Identifies need for contractor/freelance talent and works with Director of Operations to staff accordingly
  • Manages contractor contracts, ensures adherence to agreed-upon deliverables and reconciles contractor invoicing and project costs
  • Provides forward-visibility for staffing requirements
  • Provides input into the capacity planning process
  • Understands project scopes and helps to qualify work requests
  • Works closely with internal stake holders to understand initiative needs and for work forecasting purposes
  • Recommends process improvements for resource allocation and management
Experience and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent practical experience
  • Service oriented attitude
  • Proactive problem solver who works well under pressure
  • Detail oriented working style
  • Superior organization and multi-tasking skills
  • Abilitiy to prioritize deadline-sensitive projects
  • Strong communication, negotiation and leadership skills
  • Ability to provide and receive feedback in a constructive manner
  • Absolute professionalism and confidentiality
  • Experience using Excel and other Microsoft Office tools
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental and life insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Paid holidays, including paid time off between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day
  • Paid birthday day off
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Fun, friendly atmosphere in our new office in the heart of downtown Toledo in the historic Tower on the Maumee
  • Paid, enclosed, attached parking
  • Dog friendly
  • Casual attire
  • Stocked café
  • Training and growth opportunities
  • Company events and happy hours

We are currently working remotely for the unforeseeable future, so you’ll be collaborating with Hanson teams via Zoom, Microsoft Teams, phone calls, Slack and/or email.

To start the conversation contact us at traffic-careers@hansoninc.com