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What we do isn’t easy. Nothing extraordinary ever is.

At Jack Morton we create head-turning, stomach-dropping, mind-boggling, smile-inducing brand experiences for everyone. The world’s biggest brands and challenger brands that make you go “hmmm” and “wow …” We work with them all, and so can you.

What we create is unique. Like you. It’s the future of marketing and there’s nothing passive or predictable about it. We promise every day will be different than the previous one in a very good way.

We’ve been around the block a few times in the last 80+ years, and what we’ve found at the end of the day, is that we really love what we do — no matter who we do it for. We also happen to be pretty great at it, and we’ve got the hardware to prove it. That and the humility to know you’ll help make the work even better.

We take care of each other, as much as we take care of business. We forget titles, check egos at the door, roll up our sleeves, don headsets, do the coffee run, and work together to make cool things happen.  We marvel in each other’s uniqueness and revel in what each of us brings to the human potluck that is Jack. We want this to be a place where you can be you, all of you, and bring your true and honest self to work, every day in every way.

So if you want to help shape the future of an entire industry, welcome. If you’re looking to be global, but still feel local, come on in. If you feel work, and the people you work with, can be extraordinary, let’s chat.

Hi, we’re Jack. And we’re hiring. See our latest marketing jobs below.

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Communications Strategist

Detroit, Michigan, United States

Jack Morton has an opportunity for an experienced long-form writer to join our team in Detroit. In this key role, you will be responsible for preparing a wide variety of communications (from draft to delivery) including executive presentations,  speeches, video treatments, scripts and other materials that will be used for internal and external audiences. To succeed in this position, you must be adept at synthesizing information and managing diverse tasks simultaneously. Exceptional oral and written communication skills, adherence to deadlines and utmost attention to detail are imperatives in this role.

 

Here’s the job:

  • Develop long-term communications strategy and audience matrix
  • Create presentation scripts, talking points, videos, monthly reports and other digital and printed communications
  • Develop on-brand messaging and narratives for large audience presentations
  • Assist in program and event design, with a focus on messaging
  • Work very closely and on a daily basis with client representatives from across the organization, including senior leadership
  • Work with account, strategy and design teams to ensure the delivery of superior solutions that bring the creative to life and drive client results
  • Understand the clients’ business objectives and how those objectives relate to the target audience, while staying in tune to business issues
  • Understand and proactively use emerging best practices, trends and social dynamics to enhance the quality of the work
  • Maintain a repository of communication materials that can be adapted for use across multiple audiences and programs

 

What we will expect from you:

  • Strong editorial skills
  • Ability to balance short-notice requests with longer-term projects
  • Excellent verbal communication skills; confident in the presence of senior leadership
  • Strong knowledge of brand positioning and industry trends
  • Ability to serve as a trusted resource and partner to key clients

 

 How you should be wired:

  • You say “yes” more than “no”
  • You demonstrate a strong ability to manage multiple assignments at one time, frequently with fast turnover
  • You’re comfortable in front of clients and confident in your role
  • You’re a team player who is strong at collaboration and always willing to support others
  • You are highly organized, with a keen eye for detail
  • You understand the reality of deadlines and are able to (somehow) always meet them

 

How you can support our culture:

  • You enjoy and succeed at working REALLY well with others
  • You support and contribute to a positive and productive cultural environment
  • You’re creative at heart, but you’re also very responsible and practical
  • You’re willing to serve as a coach to more junior creative team members to ensure that they are exposed to appropriate opportunities to help them grow in their career and continue to add increasing value to the team

 

What we require:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • 5 years of creative experience in an agency or marketing environment
  • Experience developing long-term messaging strategy and managing a “story arc” to several audiences simultaneously
  • Excellent written, presentation and proof-reading skills
  • Proven experience with message development and writing in different media (i.e. PowerPoint, speeches, video, digital, etc.)
  • Must possess excellent time-management skills and have a sense of urgency; proven ability to work on multiple projects at any given time
  • Demonstrated creative competencies: client focus, accountability for results, organizational sophistication, ingenuity and communicating ideas

 

Last, but not least, we believe in diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Jack Morton and Genuine are equal opportunity employers; we strongly value diversity at our companies. We do not discriminate on race, religion, color, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. In 2020, Jack Morton and Genuine, as part of Interpublic Group (IPG), have been named to the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI), and Jack Morton has once again been designated a Best Place To Work For LGBTQ Workplace Equality by the Human Rights Campaign in their Corporate Equality Index.  

 

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