Careers at MERGE Boston

You understand the healthcare or financial services categories. You’re curious, smart, talented, and a grown-up. Entrepreneurial, self-directed, and don’t have to be told twice. And, last but not least, you would like to have both a job and a life.

  • Permanent/Full Time
  • Boston, MA

OVERVIEW

Are you looking for a place to call home, to apply your skillsets and passions while impacting colleagues and brands alike? Are you looking to expand horizons, and think in a way that others haven’t quite imagined yet? Please read on to learn about MERGE. Here you’ll find an uncommon combination of strategy, creativity and technology. And a few characters along the way.

We deliver results for our clients with a big dose of camaraderie and fun. It’s an entrepreneurial environment, where every team member has a voice at the table and a chance to learn and sharpen new skills.

The Assistant Account Executive, as an integral part of a team, assists in managing the day-to-day account workload and execution of client and strategic objectives.  The Assistant Account Executive will drive tactical projects through agency processes and will ensure projects work through appropriate channels and meet delivery requirements/deadlines by working closely with internal team members.  This entry-level position that involves regular client contact and assists in all aspects of account management.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Core functional responsibilities include:

  • Assists in all facets of account services and client management as directed
  • Actively participates in internal and client status meetings
  • Effectively communicates client feedback to cross functional agency team and keeps team apprised of changes or updates to account in a timely manner
  • Assists in managing projects through client review process
  • Develops understanding of the brand’s strategic imperatives
  • Assists in tactical planning
  • Develops and submits internal documentation per agency SOP
  • Possesses working knowledge of all agency processes and works well with the internal team to ensure projects are progressing on time; assesses and monitors team and job productivity/efficiency
  • Monitors financial status of accounts
  • Monitors hours and production expenses
  • Responsible for approving billing and invoices, partnering with finance to manage hours
  • Prepares materials for reporting to the client with oversight
  • Obtains an understanding of the category, the brand, customer segments and relevant competitors; proactively seeks out team members to gain working knowledge of the brand and category ongoing basis
  • Keeps up-to-date on industry and category trends through websites, trade journals, market research
  • Remains alert to client needs and elevates opportunities to convert organic growth opportunities
  • Maintains working knowledge of Myelin Health solutions and resources and recognizes/acts upon opportunities
  • Other responsibilities as designated

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Up to 3 of years of project/account management experience
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
  • Strong client management skills, especially as it relates to setting and managing client expectations
  • Project management experience
  • Client facing experience
  • Bachelor degree required

VALUES

  • Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence
  • Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands
  • Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us

Apply

  • Permanent/Full Time
  • Boston, MA

 OVERVIEW

Are you looking for a place to call home, to apply your skillsets and passions while impacting colleagues and brands alike? Are you looking to expand horizons, and think in a way that others haven’t quite imagined yet? Please read on to learn about MERGE. Here you’ll find an uncommon combination of strategy, creativity and technology. And a few characters along the way.

We deliver results for our clients with a big dose of camaraderie and fun. It’s an entrepreneurial environment, where every team member has a voice at the table and a chance to learn and sharpen new skills.

Do you get enthused about medical devices and Nobel Prize announcements? Can you keep up with client conversations involving CRISPR or RNAi? Can you also step out of those shoes and come up with great ideas for companies outside of Life Science? We’re looking for an ACD with a portfolio that shows a history of original, effective ideas, writing skills and attention to detail.

You are collaborative, ready to work with Creative Directors, art directors, copywriters, account management, production and tech teams to develop and execute innovative, interactive, and engaging work. Digital experience is required, but you’ll work on assignments in all media from social to broadcast. We’re looking for smarts, strong presentation and client skills, an entrepreneurial streak and a fair bit of charisma.

You’ll be expected to take on a meaningful role in the management of creative staff – under the oversight of the Creative Directors. And hopefully, someday become one.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Core functional responsibilities include:

  • Inspire creativity
  • Develop work that is on strategy and on brand
  • Create work that is mindful of the client’s measurement objectives
  • Deliver assignments on time and budget
  • Work on new business initiatives as needed
  • Demonstrate behaviors expected of company leaders

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Work that drives business, and wins awards and clients
  • Thinks conceptually and strategically
  • Excellent writing skills with an emphasis on versatility
  • Comfortable with complex and highly-regulated categories
  • Great attention to detail
  • Strong presentation and client skills
  • Articulate and concise in written and oral communications
  • Works independently and collaboratively, with limited supervision
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and priorities
  • Has the big picture view - understands the client, industry and market
  • Strong work ethic and positive outlook. (Sense of humor is a plus.)

VALUES

  • Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.
  • Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.
  • Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

Apply

  • Permanent/Full Time
  • Boston, MA

OVERVIEW

Are you looking for a place to call home, to apply your skillsets and passions while impacting colleagues and brands alike? Are you looking to expand horizons, and think in a way that others haven’t quite imagined yet? Please read on to learn about MERGE. Here you’ll find an uncommon combination of strategy, creativity and technology. And a few characters along the way.

We deliver results for our clients with a big dose of camaraderie and fun. It’s an entrepreneurial environment, where every team member has a voice at the table and a chance to learn and sharpen new skills.

We are looking for a Copywriter who doesn’t want to be hidden in a corner with a thesaurus and a keyboard. This person wants to be an integral part of a creative team and do it all including concepting, writing, and pitching projects to clients. This role works in conjunction with Creative Director or Associate Creative Director, Account Management, Project Management, Production, and Technology teams to develop and execute innovative content for website and video projects and copy for print, radio, and digital marketing.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Core functional responsibilities include:

  • Develop copy and content for websites, microsites, landing pages, digital marketing (social, mobile, email, banner), prints ads, direct response, radio, and video
  • Ability to effectively edit supplied content from various sources and deliver concise content and messaging on brand
  • Collaborates with assigned art director to execute final projects
  • Develop work that is on strategy and on brand
  • Assists Senior Writers with execution details of radio and video production
  • Create work that is mindful of the client’s measurement objectives
  • Execute copy and versions for existing concepts initiated by others on the creative or client team
  • Ability to prepare and present concept/content internally and to Clients
  • Maintains knowledge of current digital and social trends
  • Write copy for in-house materials including biographies, case studies, web copy, etc.
  • Work on other new business initiatives as needed
  • Deliver all assignments on time and on budget

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Able to think conceptually and strategically
  • Portfolio / samples of produced and spec work
  • Excellent writing skills with an emphasis on versatility
  • Able to write for the medium – e.g. web, social, digital marketing, direct response, collateral, and print
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Expert with web and digital media production
  • Strong experience with direct response writing (digital and print)
  • Good presentation skills
  • Communicates effectively & frequently with entire team.
  • Articulate and concise in both written and oral communications
  • Able to work independently and collaboratively
  • Consistently performs self-review of work before submission
  • Able to juggle multiple projects and priorities
  • Has the big picture view of any given assignment and understands the context of the client, industry and market
  • Strong work ethic and positive outlook. (Sense of humor is a plus.)
  • Demonstrates a commitment to the agency and client
  • Knows when to alert management of any developments that might impact the project and or client relationships
  • Always timely and professional in appearance and manner when meeting with clients
  • Works cooperatively as a member of the team
  • Adheres to all internal administrative policies including prompt submission of time sheets, expense reports, attendance, reporting time out of the office, etc.
  • 3-5 years agency or creative department experience
  • Experience in Healthcare, Life Sciences, or Financial marketing a plus

VALUES

  • Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.
  • Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.
  • Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

Apply

  • 3-5 years experience
  • Full-time
  • Starting date: ASAP

Data Management Platform Manager

 

OVERVIEW

We are MERGE, an uncommon combination of strategy, creative and technology. Our internal resources bring expertise across the spectrum of our clients’ needs. We dig deep into our clients’ businesses so that we can provide thought leadership that elevates brand offerings through intuitive interfaces and powerful workflows. It’s all about the user experience.

We take the same approach with our people. We want your experience here with us to be filled with inspiration and impact. In order to service our clients effectively, we’ve organized teams and built processes that match the needs of both our people and our clients. We empower and challenge every employee to pressure test our tools and ways of working, to spark discussion on improvement opportunities, and to keep each other accountable to bringing our best selves to our work every day.

MERGE’S people shine daily within our offices in Atlanta, Boston and Chicago. This role is based in Boston.

We currently seek a Data Management Platform Manager to help us utilize the latest tools and technologies to help our clients deliver more data-driven marketing solutions. The DMP Manager is responsible for hands-on delivery of client programs within our data management platform. S/he will work on a regular basis with our Media, Analytics, Media and Account Management teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Core functional responsibilities include:

  • Serving as the subject matter expert and primary point of contact for the DMP and other marketing technologies
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders on deployment of DMP, identity synchronization and tag management system
  • Developing strategies and action plans for DMP solutions enhancement, expansion of use cases and audience capabilities
  • Managing DMP vendor and executing programs on time and within budget
  • Developing and documenting best practices for major DMP functions (onboarding clients, data sources, models, implementing sync ID pixels, etc.)
  • Loading and exporting data (1st and/or 3rd party) to and from the DMP and the ability to verify critical API connections
  • Defining audience segment architecture & trait taxonomy
  • Solidifying data collection strategy
  • Defining KPIs for success
  • Creating campaigns and placements and ads
  • Collaborating with extended team on detailed analysis of campaign performance
  • Optimizing performance based on predefined KPIs
  • Responsible for monthly data fee processing and billing
  • Following trends in digital marketing tools, ideas, applications, etc. and sharing with the broader agency team
  • Additional media/marketing activities as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years online advertising experience with at least 2 years in a hands-on role managing DMP efforts for a client or agency
  • Experience with DMP Platforms (Adobe Audience Manager, Google Audience Manager, Oracle/BlueKai, etc.) and Ad Servers (DFA, Conversant, Sizmek, etc.)
  • Strong data and analytics skills
  • JavaScript and/or SQL knowledge a plus
  • Experience with visualization tools (Tableau, Datorama, etc.) a plus
  • Detail-oriented, well-organized and able to QA data
  • Exceptional communication skills (written & verbal)
  • Excellent time management and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinking with the ability to pick up new tools quickly
  • Ability to work independently
  • Degree in Marketing, Business, communications or related field

VALUES

Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.

Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.

Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

Apply

  • Permanent/Full Time
  • Boston, MA

OVERVIEW

Are you looking for a place to call home, to apply your skillsets and passions while impacting colleagues and brands alike? Are you looking to expand horizons, and think in a way that others haven’t quite imagined yet? Please read on to learn about MERGE. Here you’ll find an uncommon combination of strategy, creativity and technology. And a few characters along the way.

We deliver results for our clients with a big dose of camaraderie and fun. It’s an entrepreneurial environment, where every team member has a voice at the table and a chance to learn and sharpen new skills.

The Senior Web Application Developer is part of an interdisciplinary team of developers that build world-class, effective solutions for our clients and their customers – including responsive web applications, content management systems, social media applications, native mobile applications, micro sites, landing pages, emails.

The Senior Web Application Developer focuses primarily on back end, application and data tier code, and should be passionate about building world-class digital solutions. This person thrives in an environment where close collaboration with all capabilities and dynamic priorities are constants. This individual desires to be part of an iterative approach to problem solving and is interested in enabling solutions through a variety of technical approaches.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Core functional responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate closely with cross-capability project teams
  • Take ownership of the successful delivery of work from a technology perspective
  • Employ strong design thinking in partnering with creative and other capabilities to design ideal, effective solutions for internal and client project work
  • Create robust, world-class web applications that exceed our clients’ business objectives
  • Partner with other developers to integrate back-end code with the presentation tier (HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript)
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Ensure adherence to Partners & Simons’ coding best practices and standards

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years expertise Sitecore and in Microsoft application/data environments (C#/ASP.NET with MS-SQL). Sitecore certification a plus.
  • Familiarity with LAMP stack a plus
  • Expertise in architecting full-stack web applications including presentation, application, and data tiers
  • Experience with services-based web application architecture
  • Expertise with GIT and managing branching strategies
  • Experience with continuous integration solutions
  • Experience with extracting, transforming, and loading structured data sources, such as JSON and XML
  • Experience in facilitating open, positive communication between creative and technical parties
  • Familiarity with networking and security protocols
  • Facility with UX documentation (e.g. wireframes, site maps, user flows)
  • Experience with mobile application development a plus

VALUES

  • Ability. Ability to bring the highest level of skill and competence.
  • Agility. To keep us flexible, nimble and incredibly responsive to client and market demands.
  • Humility. Constant seekers of new ideas, amazing collaborators and builders of those around us.

Apply

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