REBUS St. Louis

REBUS Next Stop: Coolfire Originals by connierippeeboone
November 8, 2012, 2:31 pm
Filed under: Advertising, Agencies, Events, Job Opportunities

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On November 13th, REBUS will be heading Downtown for an evening with Coolfire Originals, a television production company that develops programming for screens of all shapes, sizes and bandwidths. Coolfire Originals co-produces Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s for OWN and Fast N’ Loud for Discovery with Pilgrim Studios. Originals is currently in post-production on MFF: Mom Friends Forever for NickMom and will have four new shows in production in November.

Coolfire Originals

Originals will be offering attendees a glimpse into the exciting world of developing and producing TV series. REBUS members will also hear from Steve Luebbert, VP of Development and Jeff Stevens, Director of Content Innovation, first hand on the evolution of a show from pitch to production.

Mark your calendars and join us Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 @ 6pm. We look forward to seeing you!

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The Details:
Coolfire Originals
6:00PM – November 13, 2012
415 North 10th Street, 3rd Floor, St. Louis, MO 63101

Free for paid Ad Club members • Non-members $10 at the door
Must be 21 years of age or older

*The Renaissance parking garage is located directly across from our office with entrances on 9th and 10th street. Cash only exit is on 9th street.

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REBUS Recap: Self-Branding and Shinola Part III by Michael Buffa
June 21, 2012, 8:47 am
Filed under: Advertising, Agencies, Design, Events, Job Opportunities | Tags: , , , ,


They came. They saw. They had their portfolios reviewed.  On June 12th The Creative Group sponsored the 3rd Annual Self Branding and Shinola for over 75 attendees at FK studios. Danny Elchert, ex REBUS co-chair and mastermind behind the event, put together a blockbuster lineup of speakers that included Eduardo Nieuwenhuyzen, Sr. Director of Visual + Dimensional Design at Switch, Kay Cochran, Vice President/Creative Director of Rodgers Townsend, Tracy Fulton, Vice President, Director, Business Leadership from Momentum Worldwide, Dan Curran, President and Founder, 4ORCE Digital and Sharon Ayres, Vice President, Human Resources of Moosylvania.

The speakers ran through a ton of material relevant to the job searching process for young professionals. Eduardo and Danny gave an in-depth look into the timeline of the hiring process, Sharon offered some insightful tips into the softer side of maintaining good connections in the St. Louis advertising market, Tracy Fulton offered some very straight forward information on acting like you want a job, and Kay Cochran gave the writers in the crowd some good perspective on how to build their portfolio. Continue reading

Senior Account Executive-Branding #12062 by REBUS
June 12, 2012, 2:05 pm
Filed under: Advertising, Job Opportunities, Job Search

We started a new search for our St. Louis client.  This is an unusual career opportunity!  If you’re qualified, it certainly won’t hurt to confidentially explore the potential . . .

General Description:
Our St. Louis City client is looking for an experienced account service professional as a result of growth. Think of this opportunity as a marketing position in an agency environment.  We’re looking for that exceptional individual with a strategic marketing mind, and a client service orientation.  This individual should have experience working closely with creatives and understand the creative process.  There are multiple simultaneous complex projects that will demand your ability to handle a wide range of strategy, production, budget and timeline issues.  .  Our ideal candidate will intimately understand branding, brand development, marketing strategy and communication. Continue reading

Open REBUS Leadership Team Posistions by Michael Buffa
May 22, 2012, 6:33 pm
Filed under: Advertising, Agencies, Design, Job Opportunities

REBUS has opportunities for a few go-getters to join our leadership team! The leadership team is the backbone of REBUS, and while we each have specific roles, we all contribute to the overall direction and mission of the organization. In return for your brainpower, attendance at events and a lunch meeting once a month, you’ll get all sorts of resume-friendly skills and experience, plus terrific networking opportunities…and free lunch once a month.

If you’re interested in helping us take on the local ad world in any of the below positions, shoot us an email at to tell us a little bit about yourself, what position(s) you’d like to be considered for and why you’ll rock as part of our leadership team. Feel free to include any relevant experience along with what your favorite past REBUS event was!
The deadline to apply is June 6. We look forward to hearing from you!

Special Event Manager: (1 – 2 committed volunteers for a year-long role)

  • Plans, organizes and coordinates special events and activities including yearly Shinola: Portfolio Polish, Annual Planning Meeting, and any other events REBUS participates in.
  • Actively pursues recruiting new members and contributors to the organization via networking events, school lists, Social Marketing platforms, recommendations, etc.
  • Leader of fresh thinking brainstorms/online discussions/host communication, participating in outreach and gathering of new ideas for REBUS’ future.

Secretary: (1 volunteer for a year-long role)

  • Record minutes at leadership and planning meetings. Track action items for leadership team.
  • Send out email reminders to leadership team as needed.
  • Work with co-Chairs to plan events and agendas.
  • Assist CFO with managing/maintaining the REBUS database.

Rodgers Townsend Fall Forum Offers College Students Inside Look at Agency Life by Michael Buffa

College students home for the Thanksgiving holiday will have a rare opportunity on Tuesday, November 22, when Rodgers Townsend hosts their fifth annual Fall Forum.

“We began the event as a way for students to get an inside peek at the agency and learn about the different career paths available in advertising,” said Jennifer Oertli, VP and Director of HR. Continue reading

WANTED: Engage | Digital Design Intern by Michael Buffa
August 28, 2011, 6:55 pm
Filed under: Advertising, Agencies, Design, Job Opportunities | Tags: , , , , ,

Dudes and dudettes looking for a start in digital design, here’s your shot. See below for the details.

Company Details:

Founded in 1999, Engage Software is a privately held firm in St. Louis, Missouri, specializing in delivering flexible, highly customizable software and solutions. We are a leading provider of DotNetNuke modules, solutions and training classes. Engage Software also specializes in leveraging the latest technologies to streamline business workflow by providing a variety of marketing, consulting and software solutions.

We are looking for a talented, driven individual to join our team.

Position Details:

We are looking for individuals who can “bridge the gap” between designers and developers. This position involves graphic/web design along with basic web development. Engage will train this person, but they must be eager to learn new technologies. The best candidate has a discerning eye for intuitive design and is a team player. Continue reading

REBUS Wants Volunteers! by Michael Buffa
July 18, 2011, 4:20 pm
Filed under: Advertising, Agencies, Events, Job Opportunities, Job Search

Last week the REBUS team met at Rodgers Townsend to talk strategy for the upcoming year. Over 30 individuals showed up to support the future of the organization by offering up feedback on past events, pitching ideas for the future, and volunteering to help in all the different disciplines of the organization.

That said, we know a lot of individuals who weren’t able to attend that might be interested in lending a helping hand.  Below are all of the open positions within REBUS that we would be extremely glad to fill.  How do you sign up?  Just leave your name, the position you want to volunteer for, and an email address to get in touch with you at in the comments below.  We’ll take it from there! Continue reading

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