Engineer 2, Product - VDS

Zimmerman Advertising

Engineer 2, Product - VDS

Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Responsibilities


    The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the day-to-day administration of marketing, public relations and advertising initiatives for Zimmerman Advertising. This position works under general supervision with the manager providing limited hands-on guidance and leadership. Incumbent makes decisions within scope of current policies/procedures. Work is reviewed by supervisor for soundness of overall accuracy and adequacy. Develops solutions to moderately complex problems. Approval necessary when deviating from standard and routine practices or procedures.



    • Assist in developing a contact strategy to aggressively stay on the radar of new business prospects, including the creation and updating of a company “wish list” to be contacted. Also follow these companies’ activities in order to know when there’s any chance of business opportunity, for example when there’s a change of CEO or Marketing Director, mergers, etc.
    • Assist in carrying on the scheduled contact plan for search consultants. It is critical to stay in permanent contact with all major national consultants on a regular basis. The purpose of this is to form critical relationships with influencers who drive consideration in new business pitches.
    • Manage and assist in the creation of materials (content and form) to send periodically to the agency’s “wish list” and the consultants list (a.i. agency blog)


    • Manage new business research tools that give access to information from thousands of companies in real time. These tools usually provided through on-line services like “Access Confidential,” and Mintel enables us to approach the right prospects at the right time.
    • Assist in all research related to new business, including but not limited to: putting together 101 documents, doing competitive brand audits (traveling or not), visits to client and competitors’ locations, “working undercover,” interviewing and filming customers (undercover or not)
    • Monitor and report competitive actions and/or initiatives (from other agencies).


    • Assist in preparation and delivery of presentations including printing copies, binding, finding the graphics to illustrate, proofing, finding and getting materials for presentation, etc.
    • Operate JMS to open jobs and follow up with traffic to brief and guide the creative department for all new business and agency related projects.
    • Manage and update the Omnicom DAS Global agency network, which allows all Omnicom’s companies access to powerful new business tools.
    • Assist the VP of Marketing and the CMO in all administrative areas, including travel arrangements, expense reports, scheduling meetings, calendar management, filing, setting up conference rooms before meetings, etc.


    • Manage the annual schedule for awards in the advertising industry and coordinate submission of entries to different national competitions when needed.


    • Assist in ensuring that the agency’s brand image is properly reflected and consistent in all communications (i.e. agency’s website, signage, PR, etc.)
    • Assist in constantly updating and distribute agency materials like the “agency credentials,” or re-print articles to sell and position the agency at the highest possible level.
    • Assist in the creation of promotional materials in order to elevate agency’s brand awareness (i.e. t-shirts, pens, note books, mugs, etc.)
    • Assist in the management and update of the Zimmerman website.
    • Monitor production timetables related to new business and agency materials.
    • Assure that proprietary and other sensitive information is handled with utmost confidentiality

    Required Skills Required Experience


    • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or relevant, equivalent experience.
    • College internship with exposure to account services or marketing highly preferred.
    • Must be computer literate with proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook/Entourage with the ability to learn new computer systems.
    • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks while working independently
    • Strong attention to detail
    • A strong sense of urgency and commitment to get the job done quickly and with high quality
    • The ability to communicate, both written and verbal, with people at all levels of an organization
  • Industry
    Marketing and Advertising