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Zag

Careers

We hire great people to do great work.

We come to work every day to solve challenges, and we lean on our teammates to do it. We all have titles, but we’re not defined by them. By working together and bending our disciplines, we bring unique perspectives to the table, learn from each other, and ultimately, stick the landing.

We have six guiding principles that help keep us grounded along the way:

Be Better.
We strive for unicorn-level greatness.

Own It.
We care about what we create.

Think Beyond.
We outsmart challenges with creative and forward thinking.

Get Real.
We dare to show up as ourselves.

Team Up.
We take the carpool lane, working together to achieve the best results.

All In.
We make it count. Every day.

 

More about working at zag

At zag, all aspects of employment will be based on merit, competence, performance and business needs. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected under provincial and federal law. We believe in inclusivity, and it’s a key part of how we conduct ourselves within our team and in the industry.

Let the good times roll! There are perks to working at zag. We make time for ongoing employee-driven engagement activities (S’mores and ghost stories! Escape rooms! Shot ski!) and offer great benefits, including paid personal days and competitive holiday time. We know agency life can be fast-paced and stressful, so we emphasize taking time to have fun and take breaks as a team so that we’re all showing up authentically, happily and healthily!

Digital Strategist
Closes: Oct 15

Do you live and breathe digital? The Digital Strategist is responsible for developing digital solutions to meet clients’ objectives based on consumer insight and data. The purpose of this position is to provide sound and responsible digital solutions and planning. You’re an expert organizer who can stay on top of multiple projects, each with various moving pieces. You have top-notch proactive thinking skills, exceptional verbal and written communication abilities and strong attention to detail.

Get ready to drive — your firm grasp on various digital touchpoints will steer our agency’s digital narrative and accelerate highly effective digital and email campaigns and SEO.

Key activities include:

  • Analyzing user experience data
  • Initiating digital projects
  • Reporting on planned and current strategies
  • Leading effective digital marketing strategies
  • Ensuring projects are executed on time and budget

The Digital Strategist reports to the Digital Marketing Manager. They also work closely alongside the internal team members involved on assigned agency clients and have direct contact with clients. Work will take place in the Edmonton office, with occasional on-the-job travel requirements.

We’re looking for a candidate with 2-3 years of experience. Send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and let’s get digital.

Short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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Social Media Coordinator
Closes: Oct 15

If your carefully curated Instagram grid puts the Louvre to shame, you jumped on TikTok when it was still entirely dancing videos, and you have a favourite meme — we might have the perfect opportunity for you. The Social Media Coordinator develops effective and engaging organic social media content to help grow client’s businesses, as well as monitor and engage with users on their behalf. You’re an expert organizer who is highly effective at staying on top of multiple projects, each with various moving pieces, thanks to your proactive thinking skills, exceptional verbal and written communication abilities and strong attention to detail.

Key activities include:

  • Providing sound and responsible social media solutions and planning
  • Implementing and assisting on development of strategies
  • Planning with and engaging agency teams to create effective social media content
  • Adapting and anticipating industry trends

As Social Media Coordinator, you’ll have 1-2 years of experience, report to the Digital Marketing Manager and work closely alongside the internal team members involved on assigned agency clients. Work will take place in the Edmonton office, with occasional on-the-job travel requirements.

Send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and tell us why you’re our next great hire.

Short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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Strategist
Closes: Oct 15

At zag, we know all good things start with strategy. That’s how we make sure every campaign, social post and line of copy is expertly crafted and aligned with purpose. To that end, we’re looking to add +1 to our strategy team! Strategists are responsible for developing solutions to meet clients’ objectives based on research, consumer insight and data. If you’re an expert organizer who is highly effective at staying on top of multiple projects, exercising proactive thinking skills and possesses some exceptional verbal and written communication skills and strong attention to detail — you sound perfect. Can we chat?

Key activities include:

  • Provide sound and responsible strategic solutions and planning
  • Create well-researched brand identities that incorporate in-depth brand and market knowledge, personas, organizational processes and competitive analysis
  • Assist in campaign measurement to ensure clients and agency are aligned on key performance metrics and realistic goals
  • Help provide accountability through reporting and analytical-based insights

As a Strategist, you’ll ensure the agency provides work that exceeds clients’ expectations by constantly and consistently adapting and anticipating industry trends and delivering a superior product. You’ll report to the Co-Creative Directors and work closely with internal team members involved on assigned agency clients. Work will take place in the Edmonton office but you can be located anywhere.

We’re looking for a candidate with a minimum of 5 years under their belt, experience working at other agencies or firms, copywriting know-how, and an eagle eye for all things words (punctuation, spelling, etc.).

If you’re an experienced Strategist willing to work hard on behalf of our clients and team, send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and tell us why you’re our next great hire.

Short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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Account Manager
Closes: Oct 15

We’re looking for an Account Manager who is a mix of a seasoned juggler and an expert organizer with their own Netflix series. If you’re a professional multi-tasker whose skills can maintain and grow our clients’ businesses on an ongoing and project basis, you may fit the bill! As an Account Manager, you’ll use your strong analytical thinking and communication skills to synthesize, develop and present clear and concise recommendations in a way that not only articulates the agency’s point of view but also respects the best interests of and delivers value to the client.

Key activities include:

  • Assessing clients’ needs
  • Delivering sound and responsible marketing counselling and planning
  • Executing work accurately and effectively in all areas, staying on schedule and budget
  • Providing rationale around how output supports clients’ goals and objectives
  • Media buying and budget planning to effectively distribute creative campaigns

As Account Manager, you will report to the Director of Client Services and work closely with internal team members. You will also be in direct and continuous contact with assigned agency clients, media and production suppliers. Work will take place in the Edmonton office, with occasional on-the-job travel requirements.

The Account Manager of zag’s dreams has 3–5 years of experience with a demonstrated track record of not just meeting challenges — but anticipating them and moving swiftly to execute plans. Media buying experience will be considered an asset.

If you’re an experienced Account Manager willing to work hard on behalf of our clients and team, send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and tell us why you’re our next great hire.

Short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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Account Coordinator
Closes: Oct 15

We’re looking for an Account Coordinator that shows up with a blowtorch when the client asks for their soup hot. You’re the one people lean on — the rock our team needs. You’ll ensure information is captured and relayed appropriately on assigned accounts and act out the steps required to fulfill client deliverables in an efficient, timely manner. Being organized allows you to think on your feet, bring ideas to life, and stay on top of multiple projects. We also love your proactive thinking skills, exceptional verbal and written communication abilities and strong attention to detail.

Key activities include:

  • Providing support for project planning and execution
  • Relaying information appropriately and planning steps for client deliverables
  • Staying on top of multiple, ongoing client projects
  • Understanding assigned accounts’ activities

As Account Coordinator, you’ll report to the Director of Client Services and work in tandem with the Account Manager(s). You’ll also work closely alongside the internal team members and have direct and continuous contact with assigned agency clients as well as media and production suppliers. Work will take place in the Edmonton office, with occasional on-the-job travel requirements. Agency experience is considered an asset.

If you have 1-2 years of experience and are willing to work hard on behalf of our clients and team, send your resume to careers@atozag.ca and tell us why you’re our next great hire.

Short listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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We're always scouting for the best in the biz to join our crew. We may be dreamers, but we know the stars don't always align. If you don't see a position you're a fit for right now—apply anyway! We'll keep your info at the ready and reach out if something opens up.
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