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Posted on April 5, 2019 by

Strategists know that it’s not just about the what. It’s about the who, when, where, why, and everything in between. It’s about what makes people tick, what will prompt decisions, change mindsets, and forge a pathway to the heart.

We are looking to add an experienced strategist to our team. This is someone who can weave straw into gold by unearthing and transforming insights into strategic initiatives that break through the clutter, get people talking, and ignite excitement.

zag creative is a busy marketing firm. Of course, in any fast-paced environment, demands can run high and excellence is expected (don’t worry – we like to have fun too, trust us). Our ideal candidate is a strategic jack-of-all-trades. You know how to create clever marketing and communications plans that not only achieve goals, but blow minds. Key messages, target audiences, and go-to-market activations are your bread and butter. You should like working on a team, but also excel independently. And your communication skills, well, those just go without saying (or do they?).

Tell us how you are everything we are looking for and more. The ideal candidate will have 3 – 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.). Heck, you may even have had an idea that changed the world.

Forward your resume to Trina Danis, VP Creative Services at

Short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

Digital Strategy Manager

Posted on April 1, 2019 by

Working at a fast-paced marketing firm requires keen decision making abilities and excellent juggling skills.

zag creative is looking to add a Digital Strategy Manager to our busy Digital Department. We are seeking a digital maven who loves to be challenged, is a non-conventional thinker, a great team leader, and is excited by the opportunity to work with varied goals, budgets, and client base.

Your resume demonstrates digital greatness. You have:

  • Experience leading a team and overseeing the work of others
  • Experience in creating online search, display, video, and remarketing campaigns through Google Ads, Bing, Facebook Ads Manager, YouTube, and LinkedIn Campaign Manager
  • Strong reporting and conversions tracking through use of Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Experience managing, monitoring, and creating content for organic social media channels
  • SEO proficiency and ability to navigate and update WordPress sites
  • Developed and implemented online promotions and contests
  • Content development ideas and an abundance of recommendations
  • Led content management across multiple platforms
  • Built and managed multi-platform campaigns for numerous clients
  • Strong project management skills
  • Experience with e-newsletter publishing
  • Performed keyword research and analysis
  • Written ad copy, built reports, and provided clients with strategic advice
  • Budgeted, planned, and allocated resources for a variety of clients
  • Thirst for learning and knowledge
  • Certification in Google Ads, Google Analytics, and Facebook Blueprint

If this describes you, let’s meet. Please send your resume to Trina Danis, VP Creative Services at

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

*This position has been filled.

Creative Copywriter

Posted on March 4, 2019 by

Copywriters at zag creative are masters of their craft. They love language, understand the spaces they’re working within, and are probably critiquing billboards on their way to the office. They’re also strategic thinkers who work hand-in-hand with our design, digital, and strategy team to ensure they’re creating copy that rises above (and quite frankly, demolishes) any challenge.

We’re looking for a talented creative copywriter to join our growing team. You know how to create content for many different types of clients across a variety of spaces, and are able to change your voice for all of them. From website content to social media executions, radio scripts, or brochures, it’s all about creating great copy with confidence. Heck, you know what you’re doing and can back it up any day to anyone. 

Our ideal candidate is great with concepts and creative writing, has an understanding of the Canadian Press Stylebook, and a knack for all forms of copy. You’re a natural storyteller with an eagle eye. You don’t skip a beat when it comes to attention to detail, and can pick out a commonly misspelled word from a mile away. It’s just all in a day’s work.

What the gig would entail:

  • Develop, edit and proof copy for various client projects as required (including but not limited to print ad copy, press releases, social media, brochure copy, radio scripts, television scripts, sales pieces, web copy, online ad copy, etc.)
  • Prepare concept overviews for clients
  • Participate in and help facilitate client discovery sessions / larger meetings
  • Participate in internal brainstorming sessions and creative concept development
  • Work in conjunction with the Creative Department to ensure materials developed maintain consistency, creative vision, and strategy
  • Proofing creative materials and written documents
  • Participate in the development and presentation of client pitches
  • Assisting with photo and video shoots as required
  • Correspondence with clients and maintaining client contacts, as directed
  • Work on developing creative concepts and content for internal communications materials such as the zag creative website, promotional pieces, etc.

As a guru of words, you should have no problem telling us what makes you the best fit for the copywriter role. Forward your resume to Trina Danis, VP Creative Services at This posting is for a part-time role to start (half days, 20 hours per week). The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience. Short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

*This position has been filled.

Social Media Coordinator (1-Year Mat Leave)

Posted on December 18, 2018 by

At zag creative, social media really is life. It’s also really a job.

We’re looking to hire a Social Media Coordinator for a maternity leave position to cover social media monitoring and responding for a variety of clients on evenings, weekends, and holidays. The position requires 20 hours a week, split between evenings and weekends with one half day in the office.

The Social Media Coordinator will need to be a quick communicator with their phone never out of reach. The person best suited for this position must be able to adapt to changing styles and tones to best represent client brands on a variety of platforms. The ability to communicate clearly, concisely and typo-free is key. While there will be limited content development required, the ability to develop engaging content will be an asset.

Tell us how good you are at social media. Send your resume and cover letter to Ashley Tyner at

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Digital Marketing Strategist

Posted on October 12, 2018 by

A day in your life involves optimizing and taking names (likely for further analysis and targeting). This is what makes you a good fit for the opportunity with zag creative’s digital department.

We are in search of an individual that is committed to reaching higher and farther in order to achieve the best results. We want the digital ass-kicker that crafts goal-oriented plans that can be systematically carried out to improve performance.

As a digital dynamo, you are on top of the latest digital and online trends, like tracking conversions, figuring out how to maximize clicks while minimizing budget, and working on web-related projects.

To join our high performers, there are a few must-have qualifications:

  • Ability to create solid strategies using necessary digital resources and ad platforms
  • Experience with managing digital campaigns including setup, monitoring, and reporting
  • Keyword research and analysis is second nature
  • Able to write simple copy, build reports, and provide clients with strategic advice
  • Strong project management skills
  • Strong budgeting skills
  • Assist with website development projects in the areas of functionality, SEO and optimization as required
  • Certification in Google AdWords and Google Analytics
  • Experience with e-newsletter publishing

Other standout qualities include:

  • Familiarity with website platforms including WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla
  • Facebook Blueprint certification

If these qualifications describe you, send your resume to Trina Danis, VP Creative Services at Shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interviews.

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