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What makes it so much fun to work here? The free snacks? The dartboard? The chance to do great work for a blue-chip roster of clients? Nah. It’s our people. Pure and simple. You’ll get to work in an open, collaborative atmosphere with a group of highly experienced professionals across all areas of advertising and marketing. You’ll also be in a place where you can make an immediate impact – on your future and ours. We look forward to meeting you.

Culture and Resource Manager
Brand Strategist
Digital Marketing Analytics Specialist
Digital Marketing Specialist I

Culture and Resource Manager

As the Culture and Resource Manager at Garrison Hughes, you will be part of an exciting agency and a fun group of people who take their work seriously. In this position, you will have the opportunity to lead the day-to day office operations.


  • Lead and manage all hiring for the agency and our staffing business. This includes managing the recruiting, screening, interviewing and offering of posted positions.
  • Create and develop office and employee programs and initiatives that better the morale, culture and inclusiveness of the agency.
  • Institute policies and procedures that add to the agency, making it more efficient and professional.
  • Assist Director of Operations with HR paperwork process.
  • Purchase, manage and stock all food, drinks, cleaning and office supplies. This includes managing allocated budgets, brokering deals with vendors and ensuring all supplies are updated.
  • Serve as primary liaison with the building management regarding cleaning, HVAC and general maintenance needs.
  • Responsible for oversight of securing the elevators each day.
  • Manage any enhancements or changes to our space including, carpet, furniture, paint and cleaning.
  • Coordinate and lead special events such as client parties, school visits and holiday decorating.
  • Provide support for executive team and client-facing staff as needed.
  • Assist Director of Operations with various projects
  • 1-3 years professional experience.

Candidate must have strong organization skills and communication skills. This position reports to the Director of Operations.

Qualified candidates please apply here

Brand Strategist

Garrison Hughes is looking for a full-time Brand Strategist to work in the USX location. This position works exclusively on UPMC as an extension of the Strategic Marketing and Intelligence team. As a Brand Strategist, you will have the opportunity to lead research projects, uncover insights, write research reports and author creative briefs.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Serving as the market research expert on assigned initiatives and determining the best methodology to uncover necessary insights.
  • Mining data from both quantitative and qualitative sources in order to write compelling, meaningful and inspiring reports.
  • Analyzing primary research and extracting insights that help drive preference and usage for specific clinical lines.
  • Crafting strategic decks, research reports and creative briefs.
  • Providing insight, counsel and pertinent information to clinical lines, so that strategic decisions can be made regarding advertising and marketing efforts.
  • Connecting disparate and related data points to arrive at insightful conclusions and points of view.
  • Presenting research findings and insights to senior-level marketing and clinical professionals.
  • Leading market research vendors to design and execute studies that range from awareness to ad testing to clinical preference.
  • Managing the relationships between UPMC Strategic Marketing and Intelligence and multiple vendor/agency partners.

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in market research, communication, advertising, anthropology or similar discipline
  • 5-7 years of experience in market research, brand strategy or marketing
  • Superior writing skills, with the ability to craft relevant brand stories
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Ability to analyze different data points, draw conclusions and glean insights
  • Experience writing creative briefs, research reports or similar communications
  • Ability to obtain consumer/customer insights and articulate them in inspiring, compelling ways
  • Expertise in analyzing data sources, extracting key insights and crafting compelling stories
  • Skilled at matching marketing problems with market research methodologies
  • Vendor management experience, including scopes of work, contracts and day-to-day project work
  • Advertising agency experience a plus

Qualified candidates please apply: here

Digital Marketing Analytics Specialist

Garrison Hughes is looking for a full-time Digital Marketing Analytics Specialist to work exclusively with our client at UPMC. As a Digital Marketing Analytics Specialist, you will work on integrating digital marketing analytics into decision-making processes within UPMC’s Corporate Marketing group. This includes developing, implementing, and refining a digital marketing analytics strategy that focuses on discovering key insights for online improvements. The Digital Marketing Analytics Specialist will report to the Senior Manager Digital Marketing Analytics.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Work with the Manager of Digital Marketing Analytics to define the Digital Marketing Analytics Strategy and Omni-Channel Digital Analytics Strategy and manage implementation and evolution
  • Provide digital marketing analytics expertise and best practices to inform strategy development and overall business decisions
  • Manage the day-to-day core insights/trends of the digital marketing programs to help guide website and/or campaign optimization efforts
  • Create proactive insights reports focused on turning data into actionable information that drives results
  • Organize and present web analytics data using Adobe Analytics, Domo, Google Analytics, and appropriate statistical analysis programs
  • Provide dashboards, reporting, analyses, and actionable optimization recommendations
  • Track and report performance on all web marketing activities and keep senior management apprised of status and accomplishments
  • Work closely with Web Team and Development Team in estimation, planning activities, and QA
  • Work with UPMC digital strategy to support ongoing client needs, including development of custom profiles and reporting and troubleshooting analytics tracking issues
  • Provide ad hoc reports and analysis to quantify the impact of online marketing campaigns, content, tools
  • Complete ROI analysis for online marketing vehicles, campaigns, and content. Identify areas of opportunity to further improve campaign outcomes for UPMC initiatives. Provide insights and recommendations, based on web data, to support continuous improvement of these programs
  • Collaborate with external data partners, agencies, and vendors to assist with data collection, reporting, and tagging implementations on the site
  • Contribute to landing page optimization based on actionable data from analysis and testing
  • Provide industry data and trends to marketing management
  • Provide training on analytics basics to members of the digital team
  • Continue to hone knowledge (research) of market and industry and share knowledge with Web Team and clients

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Mathematics, Statistics, Marketing, Communications or related field from an institution accredited by the U.S. Department of Education
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and experience in creating standard and ad hoc reporting
  • 1-2 years in an analytical role in digital/social media or business intelligence preferred
  • Knowledge of social media analytics tools (Facebook insights, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SEO, SEM, and PPC strategies and measurement
  • Familiarity with Sitecore content management systems a plus
  • Basic understanding of advanced tracking techniques such as event tracking and cross-domain tracking
  • Knowledge of creating custom tracking URLs using UTM tagging parameters
  • Knowledge of Google tag management tools
  • Ability to read and interpret HTML and JavaScript
  • Understanding of marketing, media, user experience (UX), and customer segmentation principles, best practices and analytical approaches
  • Knowledge and ability to apply digital marketing analytics results to the practical considerations of day-to-day marketing and operational business challenges
  • Proven experience with analyzing and identifying the strengths and weaknesses of options and exercising critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to identify the need for alerts to inform business and IT users of website problems
  • Attention to detail and proven ability to multitask and handle a high-pressure environment with significant timeline constraints
  • Excellent written, verbal, and data visualization skills with experience creating professional, client-facing documents
  • Ability to work independently and within a cross-functional team
  • Perform in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualified candidates please apply: here

Digital Marketing Specialist I

Garrison Hughes is looking for a full-time Digital Marketing Specialist I to work exclusively with our client at UPMC. As a Digital Marketing Specialist, you will support the day-to-day maintenance needs of various UPMC web properties; and assist Digital Marketing Managers and Digital Marketing Specialist IIs in the planning, development, launch, and evaluation of web-based promotional and marketing programs to increase qualified site visits and conversions, with the ultimate goal of increasing patient volume and supporting UPMC’s business objectives.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage web projects of varying levels of complexity and sophistication, collaborating with departmental communications managers, physicians, administrators, web architects and programmers, and designers.
  • Support Digital Marketing Managers and Digital Marketing Specialist IIs in the development of web projects of varying levels of complexity and sophistication.
  • Keep managers and other Digital Marketing Specialists apprised of status and accomplishments.
  • Identify and recommend website improvements to increase qualified site visits.
  • Manage the development of system-wide web-based marketing campaigns as stand-alone efforts and/or in integration with existing clinical content on
  • Ensure that content and design are understandable, accessible and consistent with UPMC brand standards.
  • Build websites and pages in accordance with project requirements and recommend best practices and functionality to clients and partners.
  • Prepare and monitor project requirements, timelines, sitemaps, wireframes, and other relevant documentation for assigned projects.
  • Manage daily maintenance requests, such as completion and routing of web requests, requests for publication, responses to status updates, and requests for quick deployment.
  • Assist with hands-on design (HTML) for projects as needed.
  • Maintain current industry knowledge and trends.

Educational/Knowledge Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree required, with a focus in marketing, communications, business, or information technology preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience in marketing communications, web-based program management, design, development, or related field required.
  • Candidate must be a self-starter with strong oral and written communications skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail, and strong interpersonal and team skills.
  • Working, current knowledge of web- and social media-based concepts, tools, and techniques such as search engine optimization, usability, navigation, QA testing, content development, and metrics/reporting systems.
  • Experience with customer service and account management.
  • Experience in website management/basic HTML/content management systems.
  • Attention to detail.

Qualified candidates please apply: here