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Iconic Phoenix Restaurant Hires Marketing Agency for Rebranding

Posted on Friday, August 8, 2014 in News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, PMA In The News

Phoenix Marketing Associates to perform rebranding assignment for The Duck and Decanter.

 

PHOENIX, AZ: Affectionately known to local Phoenicians as “The Duck,” The Duck and Decanter has decided it’s time to update their brand.  Hired to perform the extensive branding overhaul is Phoenix Marketing Associates which was named a top marketing firm by the Phoenix Business Journal.

The scope of work for the Duck and Decanter encompasses a complete research based brand analysis, new logo creation, new website and sales collaterals. 

“With three Phoenix-area locations, it’s important to portray a new brand which transcends the entire Valley while still giving a nod to the rich history of The Duck,” explained Jason Jantzen, President of Phoenix Marketing Associates.

PMA has recently completed marketing consulting assignments for a broad range of clients including, Rick’s Café in Jamaica, The American Academy of Pediatrics, and DB Schenker USA.

 

About Phoenix Marketing Associates:

Phoenix Marketing Associates works with small to medium sized businesses across North America to provide targeted and results driven marketing solutions on a contract basis within any budget. Their consultative approach allows for a thorough needs analysis, which translates into an effective marketing and PR strategy that saves their clients time and money while providing maximum exposure. 

By assigning a team of qualified professionals to each individual situation and utilizing the most current communication and online demand generation technologies, Phoenix Marketing Associates enables businesses to achieve Fortune 500 results on an entrepreneurial budget.  For additional information, please visit http://www.PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

 

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Graphic Design Internship Phoenix

Posted on Thursday, July 31, 2014 in Employment, PMA Blogroll

Intern Position

Company: Phoenix Marketing Associates

Type of Business: Marketing & PR

Department where intern will work: Graphic Design

Address: 5110 N. Central Ave., Suite 300, Phoenix, AZ 85012

Website: www.phoenixmarketingassociates.com

Internship Contact: Jason Jantzen

Phone: 602-282-0202

Email: info@phoenixmarketingassociates.com

Internship hours: 15 hrs/wk

Paid: unpaid (w/ potential to hire for pay)

Number of students needed: 2 for Fall, 2014 

Graphic Design Internship Opportunity

Phoenix Marketing Associates is a full service marketing firm with a specific emphasis on PR and social media marketing. Our company helps clients gain exposure to their target market on the internet through search engine optimization, website content creation, PR, social media campaign management and website development.

The Graphic Design Internship is an excellent opportunity for students to get hands-on experience. The Intern will have the opportunity to contribute to client work and get a better understanding of the client/firm relationship. The Intern will also be invited to attend networking events and meetings, as appropriate.

We are looking for someone with the ability to translate a client’s vision into graphic images that are pleasing to both the client and our firm. The candidate should be eager to contribute ideas and new techniques to promote the efficiency of the firm.

 

Opportunity to work on client projects which encompass:

  • Logos
  • Brochures
  • Flyers
  • Promotional Campaigns
  • Advertisements
  • Coupons
  • Digital ads
  • Banners
  • Movie posters
  • Digital ads (including web design and social media graphics)

 

Experience

  • Highly proficient Internet user
  • Knowledgeable of web and mobile technologies, standard concepts, best practices and procedures
  • Experience in Adobe Suites, proficiency in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Assists in the design and development of layouts for marketing materials, using organized graphics
  • Must be able to incorporate current design trends into unique layouts resulting in up-to-date custom ads
  • Must be a team player and flourish in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment

 

Attributes

  • Professionalism, punctuality and integrity are an absolute must
  • Creativity
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Persuasiveness
  • Ability to build and maintain great relationships
  • Dedication
  • Sense of humor

 

 

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Phoenix Marketing Associates Picks Up Three New SEO, Public Relations and Branding Clients in July

Posted on Monday, July 28, 2014 in News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, PMA In The News, Public Relations (PR), uncategorized

Duck and Decanter, Juras Law, and Blumberg and Associates sign Phoenix Marketing Associates as agency of record.

 PHOENIX, AZ: Phoenix Marketing Associates (PMA), which was named one of Phoenix’s Top Marketing Firms by the Phoenix Business Journal, has been engaged by law firms, Juras Law and Blumberg and Associates, as well as Phoenix restaurant staple, Duck and Decanter.

The scope of work for both law firms consists of an extensive website optimization effort as well as ongoing content marketing and direct online marketing campaigns.  PMA is also preparing and executing a public relations plan for the U.S. and Canada for Juras Law.

Duck and Decanter has engaged PMA for a complete brand makeover including a research-based brand analysis and new website.

“PMA is excited to welcome these three new clients into the fold and we expect to deliver great results which will have a marked effect on brand recognition and ultimately, sales,” explained Jason Jantzen, President of Phoenix Marketing Associates.

PMA has recently completed consulting assignments for a broad range of clients including, Rick’s Café in Jamaica, The American Academy of Pediatrics, ICG Consulting and DB Schenker USA.

 

About Phoenix Marketing Associates:

Phoenix Marketing Associates works with small to medium sized businesses across North America to provide targeted and results driven marketing solutions on a contract basis within any budget. Their consultative approach allows for a thorough needs analysis, which translates into an effective marketing and PR strategy that saves their clients time and money while providing maximum exposure. 

By assigning a team of qualified professionals to each individual situation and utilizing the most current communication and online demand generation technologies, Phoenix Marketing Associates enables businesses to achieve Fortune 500 results on an entrepreneurial budget.  For additional information, please visit http://www.PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

 

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Phoenix Marketing and Public Relations Firm Executes Successful Celebrity Appearance for UltraStar Multi-tainment Center

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014 in News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, PMA In The News, Public Relations (PR)

Phoenix Marketing Associates executes advertising and public relations strategy drawing in hundreds for the opening weekend of X-Men: Days of Future Past.

PHOENIX, AZ: The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle engaged Phoenix Marketing Associates (PMA) to develop an advertising, public relations and promotional strategy to create excitement around Booboo Stewart’s latest role as “Warpath” in the blockbuster hit, “X-Men: Days of Future Past”.

The multi-media campaign consisted of developing collateral to promote the appearance online and print based media, securing articles through local papers, and multiple television appearances. PMA also directed a contest that drew hundreds of entries from around Arizona and the West Coast for a chance to watch the new X-Men: Days of Future Past movie with actor Booboo Stewart in a Star Class Luxury Theater at the Multi-tainment Center in Maricopa.  

Adam Saks, VP of Operations for the UltraStar Multi-tainment Center commented, “This event was a great example of the collaborative efforts between The UltraStar Multi-tainment Center and Phoenix Marketing Associates where we aimed at creating a new and exciting entertainment experience for the Phoenix Valley.”

The result: PMA devised a campaign strategy to create excitement and interest for all ages that led to introducing new customers to the center.

Named one of Phoenix’s Top Marketing Firms by the Phoenix Business Journal, PMA will continue to service the public relations and marketing needs for the UltraStar Multi-tainment center in 2014 and looks forward to planning and executing several future events.

PMA has recently completed consulting assignments for a broad range of clients including Gannet Company, The American Academy of Pediatrics, ICG Consulting and DB Schenker USA.

About Phoenix Marketing Associates:

Phoenix Marketing Associates works with small to medium sized businesses across North America to provide targeted and results driven marketing solutions on a contract basis within any budget. Their consultative approach allows for a thorough needs analysis which translates into an effective marketing and PR strategy that saves their clients time and money while providing maximum exposure. 

By assigning a team of qualified professionals to each individual situation and utilizing the most current communication and online demand generation technologies, Phoenix Marketing Associates enables businesses to achieve Fortune 500 results on an entrepreneurial budget.  For additional information, please visit http://www.PhoenixMarketingAssociates.com

 

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Promoting “Dead Last” Filmed at Cowtown Motions Picture Studios, Bad Apple Entertainment to be at Phoenix ComiCon

Posted on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 in Event Marketing, News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, Public Relations (PR)

Bad Apple Entertainment to promote upcoming film and Zombie Walk at Phoenix ComiCon 2014.

 PHOENIX, AZ: As part of the marketing roll-out for their upcoming zombie film “Dead Last”  that will be shot at the Arizona Cowtown Motion Picture Studios this Fall, Bad Apple Entertainment will be making a personal appearance at this year’s Phoenix ComiCon this Friday June 6th at 7pm.

 The movie “Dead Last” has a distribution deal in place with Lionsgate who will represent the film once the shooting is completed.  On behalf of Bad Apple and the ComiCon staff, the community is invited to come out and enjoy face painting by convention staff along with free photos taken of every ‘zombie’ that participates in the FREE Zombie Walk.

 As Bad Apple qualifies for the Section 181 incentive for investors, any company interested in funding the film can enjoy a 100% tax write off incentive on this qualifying film for up to $15 million dollars.

 Bad Apple also plans on releasing their original printed comic “Dead Last” at the convention at booth AA5 with AZ Corpse Crew both Saturday and Sunday.  The team will be handing out FREE comics that are based off of the movie and offering the public a chance to be a part of the filming of the accompanying motion picture.

 Bad Apple looks forward to seeing zombie fans show up to the Zombie Walk and the Convention which is boasting the largest crowds EVER this year due to the popularity of the zombie genre.

 The production crew assures any zombie enthusiasts that this is one zombie flick that the movie-going audience has never seen and is proud to be calling Arizona home for the production.

 For more information about “Dead Last” please visit ww.facebook.com/deadlast or visit the company page at badapplentertainment.com.

 About Cowtown Motion Picture Studios and Shooting Range:

Cowtown Motion Picture Studios and Shooting Range is Arizona’s premier destination for Hollywood and Independent film studios seeking a one-of-a-kind setting for their next movie or product placement photo shoot.  Nestled just south of Lake Pleasant in Peoria, AZ, Cowtown features over 80 private acres of majestic high-desert landscape which has been the backdrop for over 200 films and numerous product and fashion photo shoots.  Recent projects include productions by Lionsgate Entertainment, Aerial Filmworks, NBC and the Military Channel’s “Deadliest Tech, Spec Ops” as well as hosting prominent actors like Johnny Depp. Featuring rugged terrain blended with beautiful Arizona sunsets and onsite buildings like a western town and Afghan village with live fire capabilities, Cowtown is positioned to be Hollywood’s destination of choice for upcoming projects featuring a Southwest setting.

For additional information, please visit http://www.AZCowtown.com

 

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Craig “Sawman” Sawyer, from History Channel’s TOP SHOT and Rhino Wars to Participate in The Great Dixie Ammo Dump

Posted on Monday, June 2, 2014 in Event Marketing, News: Clients, PMA Blogroll, Public Relations (PR)

Featuring several full-auto machine guns, Craig Sawyer set to attend The Great Dixie Ammo Dump in Hoschton, GA.
 

PHOENIX, AZ:  Known as one of our nation’s top marksmen and recognized for his service in the Marine Corps, as an operator on SEAL Team One and a member of the elite DEVGRU unit, Craig “Sawman” Sawyer will join local shooters at the upcoming Great Dixie Ammo Dump Machine Gun Shoot.

Showcasing some of history’s most popular and iconic machine guns like the MG-74, Russian RPD, AK-47 and a Thompson Submachine Gun, The Great Dixie Ammo Dump gives local enthusiasts an opportunity to participate in a full-auto experience alongside one of the best in the business in Craig Sawyer.

WHEN: Saturday, May 31st 2014 12:00pm with check-in at 11:00am

WHERE: Dixie Ammo Dump 237 Amy Industrial Hoschton, GA 30548

COST: $150 per gun, two gun minimum with all ammo provided.

“The Great Dixie Ammo Dump will offer participants a one-of-a-kind experience that you just can’t get anywhere else and I’m excited meet and shoot alongside the good people of Hoschton and surrounding counties,” explained Sawyer.

For information on The Great Dixie Ammo Dump, please visit www.armthepopulace.com or call 706-654-5614 to register.

About Craig Sawyer:

Craig Sawyer, AKA “Sawman,” grew up near Houston, TX and got his tactical start in the U.S. Marine Corps. He quickly transitioned to the U.S. Navy to pursue high-level Special Operations as a U.S. Navy SEAL. As an Operator at SEAL Team One, Craig gained critical combat experience in Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Those operations included the capturing of the very first prisoners of the war, CSAR (Combat Search And Rescue) Operations, Sniper Operations, Counter-Mine Operations and FAV (Fast Attack Vehicle) Operations resulting in decoration for “Heroic Service.”  After returning from Desert Storm, Craig served as a SEAL Sniper Instructor until being promoted to DEVGRU. While serving at SEAL Team One, Craig fought in various Martial Arts tournaments in South-East Asia, as well as SCARS (Special Combat Aggressive Reaction System) hand-to-hand training under Jerry Peterson and Lew Hicks. These experiences built upon his Martial Arts history of fighting various tournaments, such as the Karate Olympics tournaments in Houston, TX and one year of formal boxing under Henry & Jim Harris.

 

After serving in the Navy, Craig signed on as one of the “Original 33″ Federal Air Marshals, who were in place prior to the 9/11 attacks against the U.S.  Craig remained there for 5 years reaching the management rank of J-Payband ATSAC (GS-14).  At that point, Craig began contracting in the various combat zones, running tactical teams and protecting high-level U.S. Dignitaries. In the realm of “High-Threat, Mobile Security”, Craig has run the specialized teams responsible for providing security to U.S. Senators, Hilary Clinton, John McCain, U.S. Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld, as well as U.S. Ambassador John Negroponte and other U.S. Ambassadors and various, key U.S. and Iraqi leaders. *Other specialized training and experience remains classified.

 

Craig still remains operationally active in multiple roles. In addition, he often instructs various advanced training courses as Director of Training for Cowtown Training Division in Scottsdale, AZ and Solutions Group International out of Beverly Hills, CA, in addition to other tactical contract work.                                 

 

In Hollywood, Craig has made a name for himself as the most frequent “Expert” on all 5 seasons of History Chanel’s TOP SHOT, as well as Team Leader and voice for Animal Planet’s BATTLEGROUND: RHINO WARS. Other on-screen appearances are on the Military Channel’s DEADLIEST TECH: SPEC OPS, History Chanel’s SNIPER: DEADLIEST MISSIONS, H2′s TOP GUNS, as well as virtually every major television news station and morning talk show, including THE TODAY SHOW, FOX & FRIENDS, MORNING JOE, CBS EVENING NEWS, FOX NEWS.

 

Additional information can be found at www.tacticalinsider.com

 

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