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So, you’re interested in becoming the next Cargonian?

Or maybe you’re just wondering what kind of stuff our team does during the day? If it’s the latter just click ahead and maybe you know someone else who's a fit.

But if you’re the one looking to join our team — poke around the rest of our site or even jump on over to Facebook — and if you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you.

  • Analytics Manager

    (Greenville)

    Are you a data storyteller? Well, we might be the place for you to preach numbers.

    Cargo is looking for an Analytics Manager to help drive insights & actions.

    This is an excellent ground floor opportunity as we are building out a marketing analytics practice, leveraging and expanding on Cargo’s marketing and advertising data and tools for current and future clients.

    This senior-level analytics and research person will initially directly supervise a research and reporting manager while also leading the development and deployment of quantitative-based analysis for marketing activities. The AM will be client facing with the ability to show and tell a story through data – clients want to know “what does this mean?”, “how will it affect what we do next?”, “why is it happening?” and “what should we expect?”. The AM will help build and deliver those answers – both to clients and the rest of the Cargo team.

    • Skills and Qualifications
      • Master’s degree in business analytics, statistics, math or other quantitative field
      • 8 + years’ experience in an analytics/quantitative role: management experience preferred
      • Proficient with a statistical analysis software; SPSS, SAS or R
      • Proficient in web analytics concepts and tools (GA, SiteCat, etc.)
      • Capable in Tableau or other recommended data aggregation software
      • Advanced Excel skills
      • Primary quantitative research experience
      • Experience using predictive analytics to influence decision-making
      • Experience in data integration
      • Extremely attentive to detail
      • Uncommon ability to interpret information and tell the story of the data
      • Individual who understands and respects the value of data integrity
      • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup-like environment
      • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical data analysis results to business people and business processes, challenges and issues to technical people
      • Leadership skills – mentor and supervise direct team and help grow the practice
    • Additional Traits
      • Bring new and innovative ideas to develop insightful reports. Loves data.
      • Ability to self-direct and prioritize daily tasks in alignment with company goals
      • Identify all of the possible data points to analyze and drive insights
      • Create effective presentations for business leaders, with focus on insights and actions
      • Understand the data behind strategy and how to communicate it to people who don’t
      • Prioritize our company’s data and analytics approach
      • Willingness to roll up your sleeves – equal part thinker and doer

    Apply via work@thecargoagency.com

  • Art Director

    (Greenville)

    Cargo needs a mid-level AD in our Greenville, SC office to help us with some of the top brands in the world, focusing on the visual aspects of communications development.

    The Cargo AD creates brand experiences across all forms of media, going beyond basic design through to digital storytelling. For the AD, design is essential to human-brand interaction and experience.

    5+ Years agency experience preferred, which means you’ve seen enough corporate standards to know that Fortune 500 brands have some really long ones. Must be digitally savvy and have a strong eye for design so you know what to do with those guidelines.

    Portfolio, yes. Conceptually thinking, of course. An insatiable desire to make work great, even better.

    • Responsibilities
      • Focused on visually delivering marketing messages and strategies across all mediums.
      • Works within a team structure to produce creative content for dedicated clients.
      • Creates design and visual solutions that are on brand; while looking for opportunities to incorporate the latest trends and technologies.
      • Immerses fully into clients’ brands, competitors and market to understand positioning and drive concept development.
      • Participates in the brainstorming and creation of concepts for best-in-class visual design experiences and systems.
      • Works closely with Copywriters, Designers and Developers on a daily basis to find design and visual solutions to client creative problems.
      • Consistently provide visual solutions across multiple platforms, including communication campaigns, websites, apps and environmental experiences.
      • Actively seek new digital solutions to help solve business problems.
      • Help establish timelines with the Project Manager/Producer.
      • Ensures client work aligns with creative strategies and timing.
      • Actively participates in quality assurance.
      • Monitors the progress of assigned projects throughout each project phase.
      • Expands skill set by working in new mediums, new softwares, etc. wherever possible.
      • Learns new design, production and interactive techniques; working with Developers, ADs and Designers for a deeper understanding of Front-End design and development.
      • Works with CD to improve visual communication skills.
      • Presents creative work to clients as needed; develops presentation skills through internal presentations to the ACD and CD.
      • Acts as a designer or production artist as necessary.
      • Shares knowledge with team members and agency.
      • Directs photo shoots and broadcast/postproduction services, in conjunction with leadership from the CD and ACD.

    Apply via work@thecargoagency.com

  • THINKERS & DOERS

    (Greenville and Toronto)

    At Cargo, we’re all creatives. No we don’t all use crayons, wear beanies, and write poetry. Well, some of us do. But all Cargonians need to think strategically and work creatively.

    Whether you are an art director, copywriter, client engagement manager, planner, strategist, developer, project manager, designer, information architect, or even cultural observationist, we may have a role for you.

    Send us a note and show us how you can think work@thecargoagency.com

  • INTERNS

    (Greenville and Toronto)

    Cargo, an idea generation & brand engagement firm, is always looking for interns — advertising, PR, design or development. Juniors, Seniors and above are welcome to apply.

    Direct resumes, portfolios, links, etc. to work@thecargoagency.com

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