Employer in Residence: Arnold Worldwide

Arnold Worldwide Employer in Residence, Thursday 3/29, 11:00-2:00 PM, Stearns 2nd Floor Call Career Development at 617-373-6548 to book your one on one, 30 minute appointment! Take advantage of this opportunity for mentoring, career advice and information regarding careers at Arnold Worldwide.

Arnold Worldwide does not currently have an open position on NUcareers but is looking to meet students who can fulfill their entry level needs. They sent this example position (see below) to illustrate the type of positions they recruit for and what they look for in a candidate. Other positions they recruit for are in the Creative Department (art director, designers, copy writers):


The Associate Marketing Manager participates in marketing activities for assigned client teams.  S/he provides client and brand team leadership, begins to develop client relationships and is regarded by the internal teams as a trusted resource.  S/he is responsible for industry research, data collection and reporting that support the team’s ability to drive client satisfaction, revenue growth, and business profitability for his/her assigned accounts.  S/he will work with senior marketing team members to escalate challenges and risks that impede client success and internal efficiency.   S/he has an entrepreneurial spirit, identifies new business opportunities within the client account.   S/he well organized, provides thoughtful input, and is developing the ability to manage brand team resources effectively.


Marketing Acumen:

  • Begin to understand the client’s business and develop current industry knowledge
  • Demonstrate and shows initiative in keeping current with all emerging marketing trends
  • Work to understand business problems/challenges and begins to work with the Marketing Director client to apply our solutions to their problems feeding the process to deliver great work
  • Actively contribute to team meetings and brainstorming sessions
  • Capable of inspired thinking

Relationship Management:

  • Developing abilities in creating trusting relationships at the peer level of the client organization; minimal level of client contact
  • Establish working relationships with internal teams demonstrating open communication, tact and diplomacy
  • Understand and anticipate the client’s business needs; provide insight beyond current project(s)

Operational Aptitude:

  • Provide support to client and brand teams to deliver projects/initiatives on time and on budget
  • Proactively manage client expectations by communicating project and profit risks to brand team and Marketing leadership
  • Oversee management of specific project as assigned
  • Participate in achieving project/client objectives through own activities with significant direction and support from others
  • Develop an understanding of intra-agency processes to efficiently execute work


  • Express oneself clearly and concisely in oral communications
  • Write in a clear and concise manner
  • Organize ideas and information logically and sequentially
  • Move team members to desired action through clear and persuasive delivery of information
  • Developing formal and informal presentation skills



Makes Self and Team Better

  • Set personal development goals and engage in learning opportunities to achieve them
  • Actively participate in knowledge-building and knowledge sharing activities
  • Train, develop and coach Interns to continuously add value to clients and Arnold
  • Provide constructive feedback to brand team members
  • Makes Agency Better
  • Seek information on industry structure, trends, initiatives, and issues
  • Beginning to develop a point of view on best practices and solutions across functions
  • Provide Agency Marketing team with case studies of client work, results, etc.
  • Take an active role in building a positive agency culture
  • Assist with new business development activities, pro bono client activity and agency initiatives

    Business Management

  • Partner with Account Operations to insure project scope, metrics, and delivery are aligned to deliver on-time, on strategy, and on-budget solutions
  • Growth
  • Understand client scopes of work and identify projects that are beyond the agency scope
  • Margin Management
  • Understand account financials and adheres to agency policies and process to manage costs to help meet or exceed profit margin targets
  • Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Bachelors Degree Required
  • 0-2 years of applicable marketing and agency experience
  • Ability to keep composure and lead in high stress situations
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal skills, especially in situations involving consensus and team building with strong problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated exceptional organizational skills
  • Star qualities necessary to proceed to next level
  • Displays a passion and talent for one’s craft along with a desire to keep progressing
  • Proficient knowledge of department operations
  • Ability to thrive in a fast paced, changing environment and is able to adapt  to changes while minimizing impact on project momentum
  • Participates in and adds value to client calls/meetings
  • Leadership potential

Company Profile

Arnold Worldwide is an advertising agency headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. The agency is part of Havas, a global advertising holding company based in France. Some of Arnold’s clients include Progressive Insurance, Jack Daniel’s, CenturyLink, New Balance, Titleist, Ocean Spray, Carnival Cruise Lines and The Hershey Company.