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Decibel Blue is a 13-year-old Public Engagement agency that helps real estate, retail, restaurant and wellness clients adapt their marketing strategies to a digital world. We offer public relations, social media, advertising, web, influencer and content marketing services that mold strategy and imagination into dynamic ideas focused on growth and a high return on investment. The firm has offices in Phoenix and Denver.
As Decibel Blue’s Senior Graphic Designer, you will work directly with our Creative Director, Art Director, Account Executives and Senior Partners to drive and support social media, website development, marketing, advertising, public relations and branding for our clients. Our primary areas of focus are Wellness, Restaurants, Retail and Real Estate. We also have a sister agency, Decibel Green, that handles national cannabis clients.
Decibel Blue prides itself on developing creative that is not only evocative, clever, funny or beautiful, but most importantly, contributes to the bottom-line growth of our clients. Form is important, but function must always come first. That is after all what pays the bills. We’re looking for a seasoned graphic designer who is organized, detailed-oriented and can bring our clients’ stories to life through creative design. Most importunately, the selected candidate welcomes the opportunity to join a 14-year-old agency with offices in two cities, whose award-winning culture values family, respect and sincere collaboration above all else. There are no stars, egos or attitudes coddled at Decibel Blue. We are all in this together and we are doing this for our clients.
Ready to apply?
To apply, email: [email protected]. Include your résumé, a link to your design portfolio and 3 professional references (trade references a plus!). Most importantly, why you? What makes you interesting? What is different or special about you? Of course you know Adobe, so what? Everyone applying for this job does. Why are you interested in Decibel Blue?
Many of our clients are national but our approach remains personal. We pride ourselves in taking care of our own team members, being easy to work with and being highly imaginative. We are casual, irreverent, loyal and steadfast in honoring our brand’s values. We are seeking a talented individual for a dedicated social media position:
To apply, email: [email protected]
Include your résumé, writing samples, screenshots or case studies demonstrating your work and salary requirements. All are required to be considered.
Whether Decibel Blue’s client is a world-renown brand or they are a start-up, our approach remains the same. Now in our 14th year of business, with offices in Denver and Scottsdale, we are steadfast in upholding our brand’s values and taking care of each other and our families. Clients call us easy to work with, imaginative and effective, which is why some have been with us for more than a decade. We are seeking a talented individual who wants to become a member of our team, as a full-time Public Relations Account Executive.
All our accounts employ a team structure. You will never feel like you’ve been abandoned. Well, you might, but it won’t be because of something we did. Besides, that’s what psychologists are for. Initially, you will be asked to play a role on established client teams, and soon (hopefully) will then earn the opportunity to lead new accounts. The people who have flourished at Decibel Blue sincerely believe in the power of a team. We win and lose together and most importantly, we learn together.
When can you start?
To apply, email: [email protected]. Include your résumé, writing samples, screenshots or case studies demonstrating your work and salary requirements. All are required to be considered.
What are the details?
Our culture is supportive, collaborative and as trite as it sounds, much like a family (the functional kind). We don’t take ourselves seriously but are very serious about our clients’ businesses. The Trainees are the backbone of our organization and embody everything we believe in.
How do I apply?
Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Tell us why YOU belong at Decibel Blue. We don’t want to know about your classes or your great communication skills. If we wanted token answers, we’d hire your baby sister. DO say something interesting. Be memorable. Nothing impresses us more. Relax. Be yourself. Make it a conversation. Oh, and it helps if you ask what a Honey Bear is.
What can I expect?
If you want Mad Men, turn on your TV. Great Trainees understand that you don’t get anywhere in life without paying your dues. Answering phones, scanning articles, going to Costco, and making media drops at 5 a.m. wearing the Dunkin’ Donuts or NYPD Pizza mascot costumes, are some of the duties a typical “intern” has. And you will have them here. However, you will be groomed to act like a professional. How to write an effective email. How to handle delicate situations. You will be trained in marketing/advertising/public relations. The ins-and-outs of writing press releases, assembling editorial calendars, pitching reporters, helping clients, developing ad campaigns, using social media. And then some.
We see how you represent Decibel Blue and hear how you interact with our clients and friends. We are casual and like to have fun, but this is still a business. We don’t care if you have your Facebook page open, but deadlines better be met.
You have to earn that Decibel Blue credential on your resume. We don’t hand it out to just anyone. Real life experience is precious. We want you to have it here at Decibel Blue.
Who can a trainee be?
Thunderbird MBA’s, Cronkite students, career changers, freshmen, professional reporters and college dropouts have all joined the ranks of Decibel Blue Trainees.
And we have had nearly 200. 11 have gone on to have full-time positions with Decibel Blue. Many more work with agencies and companies in Phoenix, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Denver, Chicago, Seattle, Boston, New York and San Diego.
What do I have to commit and what will I get?
We appreciate that the Program is unpaid and people are juggling jobs, families, class and obligations. The ideal time commitment is 15 to 20 hours a week. It takes awhile to learn the ins-and-outs, see accounts start up and campaigns roll out. Most importantly, you need to earn our trust before you will be assigned the more substantial and interesting projects. Whatever your time commitment, make it count instead of just sitting home and playing XBox. It’s your future, folks.
What you put into the Decibel Blue training program will determine what you take away. Work hard, have a great attitude and you will make friendships and professional connections you never imagined. Your resume bullet points will shame your competition in the job market.
We will work with you on your resume, cover letters and interviewing skills. Write recommendations. Cold call employers to sing your praises. We also belong to an international network of PR firms and have the capacity to open doors in dozens of cities around the world.
Once you join our team, you won’t say “you.” You’ll say “we”, you’ll Sound Loud, and you’ll be proud of it.
When can you start?
To apply, email: [email protected]. Include your résumé and writing samples. Both are required for consideration.