Welcome Gabby

February 5, 2016

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Join us in welcoming our CEO’s new Executive Assistant, Gabrielle Hammons!! We asked her a few questions and here’s what she had to say:

 1.            If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you make sure to have? Rope, The Bible, and a huge duffle bag of grits.

2.            If you could live on any planet which one would you pick? Earth

3.            When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? A veterinarian

4.            What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? Speedin Bullet To Heaven by Kid Cudi  

5.            If you could have any super power, which one would you want and why? Empowerment. I would spread it around to those who believe they can’t make it in life.

6.            What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why? Summer. I like frolicking with friends and the beach!

7.            What is your favorite book? The Alchemist by Paulo Coehlo

8.            What is your favorite quote? Once you find your gift – drive that red Ferrari in your OWN lane! – Me

9.            Is there anything else you would like to share? My childhood dream came true whenI partied with Gumby at SXSW (South by Southwest Film Festival)

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Welcome, Jordan!

January 8, 2016

Join us in welcoming our new Receptionist, Jordan Walker!! We asked her a few questions and here’s what she had to say:

JordanIf you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you make sure to have? I would have tanning lotion, a bottle of wine and a solar powered laptop.

If you could live on any planet which one would you pick? I would live on Venus.

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a teacher like my mom.

What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? March Madness by Future.

If you could have any super power, which one would you want and why? My dream is to travel the world, so if I had any super power, it would be to teleport.

What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why? My favorite season is fall. I love the chilly weather and the turning of the leaves.

What is your favorite book? The Great Gatsby

What is your favorite quote? “Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” – Roald Dahl

Is there anything else you would like to share? I am left handed, I played soccer for about 15 years and I am quite fond of rapper T.I.

Welcome to the Matlock team Rebekah

December 7, 2015
Join us in welcoming our new Agency Services Coordinator, Rebekah Farmer. We asked her a few questions and here’s what she had to say:

If you were stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you make sure to have? I would have a bottle of water, a photo of my family, and a box of flares to signal a rescue team to find me.

  1. If you could live on any planet which one would you pick? Jupiter.
  2. When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? A doctor.
  3. What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? India Arie – Strength, Courage, and Wisdom.
  4. If you could have any super power, which one would you want and why? I would like to read minds. Then I would know what people are thinking and understand what makes people truly unique.
  5. What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why? Spring. I really like sunny weather and I love when it is sunny while raining. It’s nice to see the flowers bloom, although I can’t stand bees.
  6. Is there anything else you would like to share? I like rock music and pop music, as well. If I could bring a person with me on this deserted island I would bring my brother, Micah. I love meeting new people and picking up new hobbies such as hiking and horseback riding.

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Welcome to the Matlock team Tim

November 13, 2015

Join us in welcoming our new Account Director – Reputation, Tim Turner. Tim brings more than 10 years of experience with media relations, strategic messaging and PR. We asked him a few questions here’s what he had to say:

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1.     Where are you originally from? Columbus, Ga.

2.     You’re stuck on a deserted island, what three things would you make sure to have? My Bible, a large tent and the ability to make fire.

3.     If you could live on any planet which one would you pick? Earth. I know all the shortcuts.

4.     When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? A weatherman. I still have five weather apps on my phone.

5.     What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? Are You Going With Me? — Pat Metheny Group

6.     If you could have any super power, which one would you want and why? Super strength. To assist those in peril and to defeat the civilized world’s greatest challenge — vacuum-sealed salsa jar lids.

7.     What’s your favorite book? Days of Grace: A Memoir by Arthur Ashe

8.     What’s your favorite quote?  “For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and love and discipline.”

9.     What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why? Spring. The rebirth of plants and flowers bursting with colors is breathtaking.

Welcome to the team, Josh!

November 3, 2015

Join us is welcoming Josh Guilbaud to Matlock! Josh is our new Assistant Account Planner. Josh will be providing strategic plans and insights for our Brand and PR teams. We asked Josh a few questions about himself and here’s what he had to say:

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  1. Where are you originally from? I’m originally from Miami, Fla.
  2. You’re stuck on a desert island. What three things would you make sure to have? A 3-D printer, solar-powered laptop, and LOTS of raw materials.
  3. If you could live on any planet which one would you pick? One of the planets orbiting “KIC 8462852”.
  4. What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? Jumpman by Drake & Future.
  5. If you could have any superpower, which one would you want and why? I would like to learn the contents of anything through touch, so I could just touch all of the servers that house the internet, to learn everything.
  6. What’s your favorite book? I’m stuck between “The Singularity Approaches” by Ray Kurzweil and “Predictably Irrational” by Dan Ariely.
  7. What’s your favorite quote? “We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders.” – G.K. Chesterton

Welcome Twanna!

October 23, 2015

Join us is welcoming Twanna Harris to Matlock! Twanna is our new Brand Group Director. Twanna will be leading our Brand team. We asked Twanna a few questions about herself and here’s what she had to say:

2014-09-20 20.01.12 (2)Where are you originally from? I’m originally from Live Oak, Florida, a small rural town with huge oak trees covered by
Spanish moss.

What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why? Summer, as I love the beach.

What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? No, favorite song comes to mind, but I love the NeoSoul channel.

If you could have any super power what would it be? I would definitely love to read minds.

If you could travel back in time, what advice would you give your younger self? Life is a marathon, not a destination, so enjoy the sights and sounds along the way.

What’s your favorite book and quote? I’m a bigger fan of magazines, and Fast Company is my favorite!

My favorite quote is “No success in the world is worth failure in the home.”

Welcome back Mariah!

October 19, 2015

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Join us in welcoming Mariah back to Matlock! Mariah Jester was our summer Account Planning Intern and has now joined the Matlock family as a Project Coordinator on our 100 Black Men of America, Inc. and Publix accounts. We asked Mariah a few questions about herself and here’s what she had to say:

You’re stuck on a desert island, what three things would you make sure to have? I would bring a knife, water filter, and a solar electric generator.

If you could live on any planet which one would you pick? I would choose Neptune, because it the furthest planet from the sun in the solar system. I favor this particular planet because of its unique royal blue color.

When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be a police officer, I thought their uniforms were pretty cool.

What’s the #1 played song on your iPod or music player of choice? Lana Del Rey- Young and Beautiful

If you could have any super power, which one would you want and why? I would like to have the super power to heal because not only will have the power to get rid of minor injuries but I could also heal and ease the pain from those suffering from life threatening illnesses.

What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why? My favorite time of year is winter, I love the cold cuddling weather and because the holidays, in which I can spend some quality time with my family.

Administrative Assistant (New York)

October 13, 2015

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Administrative Assistant

Job Description

           

 

Reports To:                        President

Location:                            This position is NYC based

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Remotely supports President with administrative needs as appropriate (maintains calendar, drafts correspondence, maintains files, arranges travel, etc…).
  • Facilitates communication between NYC office, Atlanta office, and remote resources.
  • Professionally represents the company and President as delegated in external in-person and/or telephone inquiries.
  • Participates in meetings as requested and generates conference reports.
  • Conducts online research on specific topics as directed.
  • Assists in development of proposals, recommendations, and Client presentations.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the President, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Serves as Account Coordinator on Reputation based projects/Clients as assigned.
  • Participates in Agency Social Media Committee.
  • Work together with Assistant Account Planner to support planning innovation, aiding in coordination of new ventures & strategic investments for future.
  • Other projects as assigned by President.

Professionalism

  • Position involves exposure to sensitive information which will necessitate keeping information in confidence as well as considerable use of diplomacy, discretion, problem recognition and problem solving.
  • Demonstrates strong time management and organizational skills, detail oriented.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrates a “quick study” intellect, capable of comprehending and implementing processes and procedures with minimal supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and positive “can do” attitude.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and handle stress in a fast-paced environment.
  • A team player who applies learnings to positively impact the agency.

Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university (Public Relations/Communications focus is desirable).
  • 1-3 years PR experience is desirable (may include internships).
  • Must submit salary history and resume to hr@matlockadvertising.com for consideration.

Administrative Assistant (New York)

October 13, 2015

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Reports To:                        President

Location:                            This position is NYC based

Key Responsibilities

  • Remotely supports President with administrative needs as appropriate (maintains calendar, drafts correspondence, maintains files, arranges travel, etc…).
  • Facilitates communication between NYC office, Atlanta office, and remote resources.
  • Professionally represents the company and President as delegated in external in-person and/or telephone inquiries.
  • Participates in meetings as requested and generates conference reports.
  • Conducts online research on specific topics as directed.
  • Assists in development of proposals, recommendations, and Client presentations.
  • Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the President, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  • Serves as Account Coordinator on Reputation based projects/Clients as assigned.
  • Participates in Agency Social Media Committee.
  • Work together with Assistant Account Planner to support planning innovation, aiding in coordination of new ventures & strategic investments for future.
  • Other projects as assigned by President.

Professionalism

  • Position involves exposure to sensitive information which will necessitate keeping information in confidence as well as considerable use of diplomacy, discretion, problem recognition and problem solving.
  • Demonstrates strong time management and organizational skills, detail oriented.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrates a “quick study” intellect, capable of comprehending and implementing processes and procedures with minimal supervision.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and positive “can do” attitude.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and handle stress in a fast-paced environment.
  • A team player who applies learnings to positively impact the agency.

Other Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university (Public Relations/Communications focus is desirable).
  • 1-3 years PR experience is desirable (may include internships).
  • Must submit salary history and resume to hr@matlockadvertising.com for consideration.

Welcome to the Matlock family, Stephanie!

September 28, 2015

Associate Creative Director

Join us in welcoming our newest addition, Stephanie Jadotte! Stephanie is our new Associate Creative Director. We asked her a few questions about herself and here is what she had to say:

  1. Where are you originally from?

I’m originally from South Florida.

  1. If you could have any super power what would it be?

I would like to be able to read minds or fly.

  1. When you were a kid what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a cartoonist for Disney.

  1. What is your favorite time (season) of the year and why?

My favorite season is the fall. It has the best weather and the best fashions.

  1. What’s your favorite book?

“Outliers” by Malcolm Gladwell.

  1. What’s your favorite quote?

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” ― Maya Angelou