Driven, genuine, and afraid of nothing.

These are just some of the qualities we look for in a SixSpeeder. If you think you have the force and passion to move mountains, shoot us an email at careers@sixspeed.com.

Account Director

SixSpeed is looking for an Account Director to join its growing Account Services team in Minneapolis.

The purpose of a SixSpeed Account Director is to own and navigate client relationships through strategic leadership. They know more about the clients’ business than any other department and use this knowledge to lead and grow relationships that add value to client and agency. They are responsible for leading the team internally to ensure team health, employee growth and high client satisfaction. Account Directors must have an entrepreneurial spirit to identify and secure opportunities while leading and growing SixSpeed’s business profitability and people. They are driven to create and inspire. They lead and grow the team to produce breakthrough and effective work for our clients and SixSpeed.

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Builds and maintains strong active relationships with senior level clients for the purpose of growth, sell-in and effective delivery of strategic solutions
  • Oversees client budget management and sets price/willingness to pay
  • Establishes and maintains credibility and leadership with the client through strategic thinking and the use of sound judgment when solving problems
  • Leads team to offer new solutions and creative problem-solving and conflict resolution.
  • Proactively look for opportunities and offerings to deepen existing client relationships
  • Network and actively source new client relationships
  • Creates and leads in tandem with Creative Director a strategic vision for the development, sell-in and delivery of great work
  • Oversee annual account planning and financials for assigned accounts
  • Shares client business information so that the entire team has the appropriate understanding of client information/knowledge
  • Deeply understands and applies business, client and marketing expertise to create solutions and proactive thought leadership
  • Works in tandem with management team to ensure processes are defined and followed by internal team and clients
  • Oversees development of proposals, scope of work documents, and estimates
  • Leads strategic planning and thought leadership with internal team and clients
  • Responsible for managing and growing direct reports
  • Provides leadership/motivation and conveys the vision and values of SixSpeed Account Management
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • 10 +  years of relevant agency experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum 5 years prior management experience
  • Minimum  5 years experience managing senior level clients
  • Strategic understanding of integrated marketing mix
  • Ability to lead and inspire team
  • Collaborative and solution oriented
  • Organized and detail-oriented with ability to adjust to constantly changing priorities
  • Positive attitude
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Account Director" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.
Account Manager

We are hiring an Account Manager to own and navigate day-to-day client relationships within our growing portfolio of outdoor accounts. They are responsible for leading the client externally and the SixSpeed team internally to ensure team health and high client satisfaction. They must have an entrepreneurial spirit to identify and secure opportunities while leading and expanding SixSpeed’s business. The Account Manager reports to the Director of Account Services.

For this role we are looking for a person with agency account experience and knowledge from working for passion and lifestyle brands with knowledge in fishing/boating/ski/surf categories.

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Client Management:

  • Builds and maintain strong active relationships with junior to mid-level clients
  • Act as primary point of contact for assigned clients
  • Assist with managing client budget and set price/willingness to pay
  • Manages client expectations/satisfaction and provide conflict resolutions
  • Responsible for having an understanding of clients’ business and using this knowledge to manage project output/execution
  • Assist with defining goals and objectives of a project with clients

Account Management:

  • Lead internal team collaboration to create great work that’s well executed
  • Manage annual account planning and financials for assigned accounts
  • Develops and presents quarterly business reviews to senior management

Process Management:

  • Leads project kick offs, account status, and debrief meetings with team
  • Work with PM to oversee creative and production process – acting as the eye of the client
  • Manages client feedback and communication with internal team – routing information, gathering inputs for brief development and presentations
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of relevant agency experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum 3 year prior management experience at an agency
  • Understanding of integrated marketing mix
  • Ability to lead and inspire team
  • Collaborative and solution oriented
  • Organized and detail-oriented with ability to adjust to constant changing priorities
  • Positive attitude
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Account Manager" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.
Account Supervisor

SixSpeed is looking for an Account Supervisor to join its growing team in Minneapolis.

We are hiring an Account Supervisor to own and navigate client relationships for our growing portfolio of outdoor brand accounts. They are responsible for leading the client externally and the SixSpeed team internally to ensure team health, employee growth and high client satisfaction. They must have an entrepreneurial spirit to identify and secure opportunities while leading and expanding SixSpeed’s business.

For this role, we are looking for a person with agency account experience and knowledge from working for passion and lifestyle brands with extra credit for work in outdoor/hunt/fish categories. We also would like this person to have agency experience with taking new clients and growing them into fully integrated agency relationships.

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Builds and maintains strong active relationships with senior level clients for the purpose of growth, sell-in and effective delivery of strategic solutions.
  • Establishes and maintains credibility and leadership with the client through strategic thinking and the use of sound judgment when solving problems.
  • Creates and leads in tandem with Creative Director a strategic vision for the development, sell-in and delivery of great work.
  • Owns annual account planning and financials for assigned accounts.
  • Shares client business information so that the entire team has the appropriate understanding of client information/knowledge.
  • Oversees development of proposals, scope of work documents, and estimates
  • Responsible for managing and growing direct reports
QUALIFICATIONS
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • 6-8 years of relevant agency experience
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Minimum 1 year prior management experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing mid to senior level clients
  • Understanding of integrated marketing mix
  • Ability to lead and inspire team
  • Collaborative and solution oriented
  • Organized and detail-oriented with ability to adjust to constant changing priorities
  • Positive attitude
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Account Supervisor" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.
Creative Director

SixSpeed is built to make the world’s most adventurous brands impossible to imitate. We work for brands that are willing to try new ways to market and engage with their core consumers. Brands that do it right show up differently and more powerfully across connections that matter most and their loyalists drive unstoppable brand action.

SixSpeed is seeking a Creative Director to join our quickly growing company. We are ready for a creative leader who will push us to new heights. The best fit will be someone who wants to work for innovative brands that are challenging their categories and work holistically with our integrated teams across brand, digital, content and live.

As a Creative Director, you’ll conceptualize and deliver big ideas and messages to engage audiences. First and foremost, we are looking for a leader to manage direct reports of associate creative directors, art directors, and writers while mentoring the whole team to consistently deliver great work and advance our skills.

This position will lead powersports/hunting/shooting client work. Creative leadership experience with gas/oil and hunt/shoot campaigns will get you to the front of the line.

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Oversee creative across all outputs ensuring work is impossible to imitate while on brand and on strategy
  • Concept and lead integrated campaigns across print, video forms, digital, environmental, and more
  • Lead discovery and creative sessions gathering campaign/project objectives
  • Understand and translate client’s business objectives to the creative team
  • Pitch, present and “sell” creative concepts internally and externally
  • Communicate effectively with different personality types – both coworkers and clients
  • Expertly manage your time on multiple accounts in a fast-paced environment
  • Develop and evolve strategies to grow, mentor and ignite the passion within the creative team
  • Advocate for SixSpeed with outreach in the industry, schools, publications, etc…
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Exceptional creative portfolio
  • Experience organically growing clients with a team
  • Experience pitching and acquiring accounts
  • BS/BA in Marketing, Advertising or Communications
  • 6+ years of agency creative leadership experience
  • 3+ years as manager of direct team
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Creative Director" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.
Copywriter

SixSpeed is looking for a Copywriter to join its growing Minneapolis team.

You’ll be tasked with taking on big, sticky challenges—tackling them just like us: with pencils down and minds open. You’ll not only have ideas that leap from the page, but the skill and discipline to craft them into copy that inspires action. You’ll speak to audiences through well-crafted brand ideas, using language as your closest ally. The ideal candidate has 3-5 years of creative agency experience, a proven ability to generate original ideas and the persistence to will them into the world.

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Generate high quality targeted ideas and copy in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Commitment to innovation in connecting people and brands in new ways
  • Own the ability to craft deep core insights that inspire and will come to life as both short and long copy
  • Works directly with Creative Director and Sr. Members of team
  • High level of polish in pitching and selling work
  • Consistent high attention to detail—working with teams and with language
  • Translate a brand’s personality across channels
  • Proactively self-organizes with teammates to creatively solve problems
  • Delivers copy to team in a timely and effective manner
  • Adheres to deadlines
  • Takes feedback and direction from team or client
  • Project engagement from kick-off to completion
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2-5 years as a brand writer in an advertising or marketing environment
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating an ability to craft a unique voice and tone for a wide range of brands
  • Ability for collaborate with multiple partners in a fast-paced, creative environment
  • Has eyes and ears for spotting creative opportunity—both large and small
  • Ability to concept and execute across both traditional and non-traditional channels
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Copywriter" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.
Junior Copywriter

SixSpeed is looking for a Junior Copywriter to join its growing Minneapolis team.

You’ll be tasked with taking on big, sticky challenges—tackling them just like us: with pencils down and minds open. You’ll not only have ideas that leap from the page, but the skill and discipline to craft them into copy that inspires action. You’ll speak to audiences through well-crafted brand ideas, using language as your closest ally. The ideal candidate has 1-2 years of creative agency experience or a portfolio that proves you have the ability to generate original ideas and the persistence to will them into the world.

This position is for our fast-paced powersports and outdoor client base. Passion and knowledge for powersports and the outdoors will be given extra credit!

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assists in generating high quality targeted ideas and copy in a fast-paced team environment
  • Commitment to innovation in connecting people and brands in new ways
  • Assists in translating a brand’s personality across channels
  • Adheres to deadlines
  • Takes feedback and direction from team or client
  • Involved in project engagement from kick-off to completion
  • Consistent high attention to detail—working with teams and with language
  • Works directly with Creative Director and Sr. Members of team
  • Pitches and sells work internally and externally
  • Proactively self-organizes with teammates to creatively solve problems
  • Delivers copy to team in a timely and effective manner
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Portfolio required
  • Industry/agency experience is a plus
  • Ability to adopt multiple brand voices depending on assignment
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Junior Copywriter" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.
Project Manager

SixSpeed is looking for a Project Manager to join its growing team in Minneapolis.

As a Project Manager, your role is to, well, manage projects. You’ll enjoy working end-to-end on accounts that move fast across traditional, retail and experiential channels. You’ll wrangle scopes, timelines and budgets to make sure they’re all delivered with perfection and on schedule. Working closely with the account and creative leads, your excellent communication and process management skills will be put to the test and put to good use. Additionally, you’ll monitor projects across internal teams from start to finish, managing external vendors as needed. Finally, you’ve got at least 3 years of agency experience and maintain an active interest in the clients’ business.

Being a SixSpeeder:

You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Develop, implement and manage project plans and timelines from the onset of the project through execution
  • Prepare and present proposals, scope of work documents, and estimates
  • Oversee internal timelines and resources to ensure products are delivered on time
  • Create budgets based on client needs and track expenses to ensure budgets are being followed
  • Communicate production timelines, cost estimates, and project updates
  • Coordinate with and manage external vendors and resources
  • Gather and organize assets
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications or similar preferred
  • 3 years project management experience in an agency environment
  • Experience in print, digital, and retail
  • Proven client management skills with the ability to communicate production timelines, cost estimates and project updates
  • Proven process management skills using project management tools, budgets, and internal timelines to ensure on time, on budget project delivery
  • Proficiency with MS Office including expertise with Excel
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE EMAIL CAREERS@SIX-SPEED.COM WITH "Project Manager" IN THE SUBJECT LINE ALONG WITH YOUR RESUME AND SALARY REQUIREMENTS.