Work at BaM | Bradley and Montgomery | Independent Advertising Agency | Indianapolis and Los Angeles
BaM employees drawing on whiteboard at headquarters.

Work here.
Make things happen.

We hire cultural junkies. We hire people with unusual perspectives. People with a range of talents. People with super powers. Erstwhile musicians, actors, painters and athletes. People who understand brands, communication, drama, persuasion, strategy and technology. People who get their hands dirty playing, discovering, failing, succeeding and building what’s next.

Work here and find out why we believe:

  • Good ideas take the same amount of time as bad ideas.
  • Limitations are creative opportunities.
  • You should think like a band, not like a corporation.
  • An open mind creates more room for ideas.
  • Small teams achieve bigger results.
  • Empathy toward each other and our clients is powerful.
  • Delivering on time is great; delivering earlier, even better.
  • Ideas can come from anyone and anywhere.
  • If you don’t know an answer, find the person who does.
  • Celebrate the successes and, in a way, the failures too.
  • Be kind. Have fun. Work hard.

Work here and enjoy:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Occasional ham sandwiches and beer, rosé in the California office, naturally.

current openings

The Production & Events Producer is for sourcing, managing, and billing of all vendor resources for creative output. This includes print materials, events, and video elements.

This person works closely with the creative team (creative, production, video, creative and traffic managers) as well as with the account teams to provide strategic recommendations on print production methods, production quotes and budget management, talent contracting, usage management and provides quality assurance across all deliverables. As a jack-of-all-trades, the Production Manager is responsible for acting quickly and nimbly to support Agency needs across a wide array of deliverables.

Responsibilities:
  • Overall Responsibilities:
    • Act as agency expert on production trends, methods and efficiencies to guide team in producing innovative creative for our clients
    • Ensure quality of all creative output produced by agency — ensure adherence to file specs, file delivery specifications and timelines and production budgets
    • Ensure Agency maintains contractual obligations for usage and rights across wide array of deliverables
  • Detailed Responsibilities:
    • Vendor Management
      • Manages vendor relationships and quality assurance
      • Sets expectations for relationship, processes and timing
      • Maintains and updates vendor list for future project use
    • Estimation & Budget Management
      • Quotes all production projects for agency
      • Ensures estimates are accurate to project scope specs throughout duration of project — flags any scope or spec changes and manages appropriate re-estimating where needed
      • Manages to budgets throughout project duration — flags overages and determines course of action for final billing
    • Quality Assurance
      • Ensures files are built to spec prior to releasing final outputs
      • Ensures proper internal proofing processes have been completed prior to release of files
      • Ensures final delivery of files are completed (shipping confirmation, upload confirmations, etc)
    • Print Production Management
      • Agency expert on production methods and trends
      • Resource for stock and/or spec recommendations
      • Attends agency press checks to represent Agency and ensure quality of output; problem-solve on-site as needed
      • Manages proof reviews internally
      • Maintains and updates contact list of vendor resources for future partnerships
    • Talent and Art/Video Sourcing & Usage Management
      • Works closely with video producer and creative director to source talent, review talent and contract talent as needed for final project delivery
      • Ensures and manages contracts with talent and maintains record of agreements
      • Manages usage and payment of talent as required by project
    • Social Influencer Outreach & Contracting
      • Outreach to social influencers (bloggers, social personalities, etc) and Celebrity agents to contract for sponsorships, endorsements or rights to assets
      • Manages process of contracting and usage with thes Influencers
How to Apply:
  • In a few sentences, tell us why you want to work at BaM
  • Tell us a little about yourself
  • Include a resume
  • Include a link to your personal URL/portfolio

Email jobs@bamideas.com.

Writer

Indianapolis

We’re looking for a copywriter to join our team in Indianapolis.

The right candidate must be curious, a cultural junkie, highly conceptual and have a portfolio of remarkable projects and campaigns. The candidate should be passionate about the craft of storytelling and be able to express and reframe complex ideas in straightforward yet elegant terms for the benefit of internal teams and client discussion. They should be knowledgeable in digital and social marketing and have a desire to create imaginative concepts that capture a consumers’ attention.

Responsibilities:
  • Ability to contribute strong conceptual ideas that strategically align with client objectives
  • Contribute insights that help form strategies
  • Knows the difference between a strategy and tactics
  • Stays hands-on throughout the entire project assignment providing input to make work better
  • Inspire those around you to think bigger and to always push creative boundaries
  • Has experience across various industries and consumer types
  • Strong ability to collaborate with project team(s) and the agency as a whole
  • Provide mentorship to help grow more junior team members
  • Contribute to thought leadership for the industry and the agency
Experience and Requirements:
  • 3+ years of experience working in an advertising or digital agency (social experience a plus)
  • Degree in related field
  • Strong portfolio
  • Strong strategic and conceptual abilities
  • The proven ability to collaborate
  • Experience providing leadership across disciplines
  • Highly curious
  • A strong knowledge of and love for pop culture
  • Be an excellent communicator not only to our clients but within the agency
  • Experience with all social media channels such as Twitter, Snapchat, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram
  • Must be self-motivated, hard working and work well against deadlines
How to Apply:
  • In a few sentences, tell us why you want to work at BaM
  • Tell us a little about yourself
  • Include a resume
  • Include a link to your personal URL/portfolio

Email jobs@bamideas.com.

What about me?

If you don’t see an opening for your specific talent right now, we still want to hear from you. If you’re a designer, writer, animator, strategist, account manager or producer go ahead and send us your information at jobs@bamideas.com.

When applying:
  • In a few sentences, tell us why you want to work at BaM
  • Tell us a little about yourself
  • Include a resume
  • Include a link to your personal URL/portfolio