Jay Baer Job Fair

Each week on Convince & Convert we’ll be featuring social media and marketing jobs from around our network of friends and colleagues. We hope to bring you the opportunity to find that perfect job you’ve been seeking, or get your posting in front of the right people. If you’re interested in the position below, please get in touch with the employer directly. If you have a job opportunity that you’d like us to post in the Jay Baer Job Fair, feel free to email us at jobfair@convinceandconvert.com.

Social Media Marketing Director @ Unigo, New York, NY

Who We Are:

Unigo is a venture-backed startup in NYC run by a team of seasoned entrepreneurs. We’re tackling a big opportunity in the education space, specifically targeting high school students and parents, and we are very passionate about what we do. We were just featured as one of the Top 30 Young Companies in the country by Inc. Magazine (see link below) and named one of the Top 100 Private Companies with the Biggest Impact on the Private Sector, by AlwaysOn. Unigo has also received some big pats on the back from the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, NPR, ABC News, Fox News, and many more.

What We’re Looking For:

The Director of Social Media Marketing will be a senior level position, reporting directly to the CEO, and joining Unigo’s Executive Team. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of 5+ years driving substantial traffic from Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc. An ideal candidate will have worked at a consumer-facing site and will know how to attract and retain a specific niche demographic. Those interested should be prepared for fierce territory wars on Foursquare and arguments over Klout scores. They will also have their own assistant to help execute their diabolical marketing schemes.

Responsibilities:

– Manage Unigo’s presence across social media sites to increase traffic
– Work with senior leadership team to help set, measure, and achieve monthly goals for traffic and registration.
– Manage website analytics for reporting and analysis of marketing campaigns and programs; provide regular management reports and insights
– Work with a small monthly budget to drive additional traffic via SEO/SEM, keyword buys, banner ads, etc.
– Implement initiatives to turn users into buzz generators
– Knowledge of up-to-date marketing trends and strategies
– Experience with viral marketing and content sharing tools

An affinity for spicy, Korean fried chicken would be icing on the cake.

Click here to apply to this job.

Digital Health PR – Senior Account Supervisor @ Edelman, Washington, DC

DESCRIPTION: You are passionate about social media, a dynamic personality and interested in the health, food and nutrition space.

Really? Good. Keep reading

Edelman Digital, the fast growing digital arm of the worlds largest private PR firm, is looking for a digital-savvy communications professional with 7+ years of experience to join our digital health team in Washington, DC. This is a unique opportunity to use your experience in designing and executing online and social media programs in a fast-paced and creative environment.

Were looking for a versatile, energetic, experienced digital marketing and social media expert. As a Senior Account Supervisor in our Washington, DC office, youll be responsible for a wide variety of projects – from developing robust online campaigns to managing blogger relations and counseling clients on grassroots advocacy and smart Web site build and launch strategies. You will work on campaign-style projects and with high-visibility clients in the Health, Nutrition and Wellness space. You are joining a highly-respected, top-ranked firm with a reputation for delivering smart, innovative and results driven digital programs for our clients.

We believe in the power of digital engagement. Edelman Digital focuses on the intersection of culture, commerce and media, assisting brands in leveraging digital and social tools to further engage their stakeholders in ways that lead to improved relevance, affinity and preference. We combine deep digital expertise with Edelmans incredible credentials to create integrated and effective communications and experiences for our clients.

If you share this vision and think you have what it takes to help us take our D.C. team to new heights, send us your resume!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: The senior account supervisor must have at least five years of relevant experience in public relations and/or related fields including research, advertising, management consulting, media and publishing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Handle regular and consistent contact with clients
  • Oversee and manage complex digital projects
  • Regularly counsel clients on online marketing and social media strategies
  • Directly manage a team of individuals, being accountable for their career development
  • Troubleshoot client issues
  • Developing and executing online programs including writing strategy, researching competitors, and writing summaries.
  • Draft proposals, budgets and timelines for client projects
  • Understand basic research techniques and methodologies and use them to support development/execution of client campaigns
  • Exhibit strong understanding of market and digital capabilities
  • Be responsible for planning, organization and client profitability
  • Develop blogger and influencer engagement campaigns
  • Look for opportunities to develop business with existing clients (including cross-selling) and with potential clients

ABOUT EDELMAN: Edelman is the worlds largest independent public relations firm, with wholly-owned offices in 53 cities and 3,700 employees worldwide. Edelman was named Advertising Ages top-ranked PR firm of the decade and one of its 2010 Best Places to Work; Adweeks 2009 Agency of the Year; PRWeeks 2009 Agency of the Year and UK Consultancy of the Year; and Holmes Reports Agency of the Decade, 2009 Best Large Agency to Work For and 2009 Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year. Edelman owns specialty firms Blue (advertising), StrategyOne (research), RUTH (creative expression), DJE Science (medical education/publishing and science communications), and MATTER (sports, sponsorship, and entertainment). Visit www.edelman.com for more information. Edelman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Apply to this position by visiting the Edelman Career website.

Manager, Social & Digital Marketing @ Sears Apparel, Chicago or San Francisco

Sears Holdings Management Corporation provides corporate services to Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) and its family of companies, including Sears Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Sears Apparel Business Unit is in search of an experienced and talented marketer with proven experience in site development, digital marketing, social marketing. This person should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of all online and emerging media channels and work effectively in a matrix organization. As one of the members of the Sears Apparel Marketing team, this individual will primarily responsible to develop and execute Digital and Social marketing plans. Ability to work with a broad group of cross-functional constituents, and ability to work on multiple projects at any given time is key to success in this role.

Role has flexibilty to be based in the Hoffman Estates Corporate Support Center located in Illinois or the San Francisco Apparel Center located in California.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Participate in the development of Digital and Social Go To Market Strategy for the Sears Apparel Business.

• Provide recommendations, plans, and execution for emerging media, including:
– Social media
– Display Advertising
– Mobile Advertising
– Mobile application development
– High Impact Placements
– Other emerging digital and social opportunities

• Refine and execute strategies to activate new & existing communities, and build them into robust platforms.

• Responsible for integrating marketing assets through digital and social marketing channels (eg. Pintrest, Youtube)

• Report and analyze the performance of all social and digital marketing efforts.

• Partner with the Online Business Unit Marketing Team to define strategies for the following:
– Online merchandising
– Search (SEM; SEO)
– Sears.com Display Advertising
– Affiliate marketing
– Email marketing

• Miscellaneous duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

• Minimum Education Bachelors Level Degree
• 3-6+ years experience in online marketing/media/site development

• Experience in Apparel industry and/or retail a plus

• Thought Leadership & Technical Knowledge
-Ability to communicate our needs to a technical team
-Savvy, innovative online and emerging technologies knowledge
-Experience with online media and digital marketing channels

• Project Management
– Ability to manage internal/external resources (OBU; Agency; Analytics, etc.)
– Strong organizational skills and detail management

• Relationship and Team Building

– Strong relationship building skills and demonstrated ability to work in a matrix organization
– Excellent communication skills – able to effectively communicate with a diverse set of constituents

A comprehensive and competitive benefit program is designed to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Benefits eligibility depends on employment classification, location, and other variables. Benefits offered include:

• Medical and Dental Plans
• Health Care and Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts
• Short and Long-Term Disability
• Company Paid and Optional Life Insurance
• Business Travel Insurance
• Merchandise Discount
• Adoption Assistance
• Kmart Advantage Rx
• ConSern Loans for Education
• Worklife Solutions
• Voluntary Benefits
• Commuter Benefits
• Sears Holdings Corporation Associate Stock Purchase Plan
• 401(k) Savings Plan
• Vacation Time with Personal Days
• National Holidays

An Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

APPLY:

To apply, use the link below:

http://appclix.postmasterlx.com/…socialmediajobs

Web Manager @ California Travel & Tourism Commission

Responsible for managing design, development and maintenance of California Travel & Tourism Commission’s Web properties, domestic and international, from strategic planning to measurement and reporting, and working closely with the Marketing team to ensure properties align with marketing initiatives.  Manage and produce all CTTC Web sites in conjunction with Web development team and provide leadership to technical and design resources. Maintain Web site schedule, track and resolve open issues, write detailed project requirements and conduct all communication across key stakeholders. Monitor and provide regular reporting on CTTC Web site performance.

  • Responsible for the management of www.VisitCalifornia.com and other CTTC Web sites, both B2C and B2B.
  • Act as liaison between international Web sites’ design and development teams in US and country leads.
  • Manage all inbound requests and requirements that pertain to the Web sites.
  • Manage all future Web site product launches and upgrades.
  • Work closely with Brand Advertising Manager to implement online brand extensions.
  • Monitor, track and generate reporting for all CTTC Web sites.
  • Serve as primary liaison with Director of Research to ensure Web reporting is aligning with larger organizational research priorities.
  • Work with Content Manager to develop web content priorities and optimization and to develop web payoff for CTTC e-mail communications program.
  • Work with mobile vendor on optimization of mobile web presence.
  • Liaise with CTTC IT Staff on projects as needed and to ensure organizational alignment on technology needs.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work with technology team regarding functionality of Web site and development of upgrades to site.
  • Prioritize web projects and manage team of contracted developers to implement.
  • Work with international offices on localized versions of their Web site development and implementation based on specific in-marketfactors.
  • Work with Content Manager on web content optimization plan.
  • Work with Brand Advertising Manager to execute strategic online brand engagement programs.
  • Monitor, track and provide regular reports on web performance.
  • Seek out and evaluate partnership opportunities for expanded web functionality.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Essential Qualifications:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key duty satisfactorily:
  • Ability to communicate and work well with others in a professional office environment.
  • Minimum of six years of professional experience.
  • Education equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree or higher; marketing, recreation, tourism or relatedfield a plus.
  • Fundamental knowledge of Web development, more advanced knowledge a plus.
  • Strong understanding of Google Analytics and other web reporting/tracking technology.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, InDesign, PageMaker and other graphics or presentation software.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Work hours regularly exceed 40 hours per week.

Compensation:

In addition to salary, CTTC offers medical, dental, vision, disability, sick and vacation leave, and a 401k plan.

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume by e-mail to Matthew Sabbatini, Senior Director of IT, Finance and HR, at marketingjobs@visitcalifornia.com, no later than 5:00pm PST, Friday, July 8, 2011.CTTC is an equal opportunity employer.

Project Manager @ Defero, Phoenix, AZ

ABOUT OUR AGENCY

Defero is an integrated marketing agency with offices located in Phoenix, Reno and Los Angeles. We help brands create meaningful off- and online conversations with their customers. Current clients include Right Guard, World Market Center, Purex, International Gaming Technology, and Meritage Homes among others.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Our project managers are responsible for the overall coordination, control and completion of our agency’s projects ensuring consistency with the project strategy, commitments and goals. They help develop and document the requirements of the project in cooperation with an Account Strategist, Account Manager or Senior Management, create project deliverables including project timeline, business and technical requirements, sitemap and wireframes, and user stories. Once the documentation is set and signed off on, the project management team ensures all deadlines are met, attains all approvals and manages internal and external resources to ensure the project is completed on-time and within budget.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS

Expert in managing multiple projects Strong interpersonal and leadership skills Proven ability to drive production and delivery timelines Be familiar with micro-sites, web sites, and other digital mediums Be familiar with Social Networks, application integration strategies, and general marketing strategies Creative team leadership skills Estimating timelines and project costs Must work well within a team Excellent verbal and written skills Must be able to create, implement, and follow processes and procedures Must be detailed oriented and have a “Can-Do” attitude Must be able to multi-task and perform under pressure

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge of agency project management processes including the Rational Unified Process (RUP) or Agile development Knowledge of sitemap, site flow and wireframe applications including Microsoft Visio, Balsamiq Mockups or OmniGraffle.

Familiar with Content Management Systems (Drupal, WordPress, DNN, ModX, SharePoint, etc.) Familiar with development languages (.NET, PHP,Java, etc.) Familiar with all digital file types and their appropriate use Proficient in MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Competitive benefit package including salary DOE, medical, dental, vacation and more

Please send your cover letter, resume and anything else that illustrates your talents to careers@deferousa.com. No phone calls, please.

Account Manager @ Defero, Phoenix, AZ

ABOUT OUR AGENCY

Defero is an integrated marketing agency with offices located in Phoenix, Reno and Los Angeles. We help brands create meaningful off- and online conversations with their customers. Current clients include Right Guard, World Market Center, Purex, International Gaming Technology, and Meritage Homes among others.

ABOUT THE JOB

We are seeking a client services ninja who not only can act as the primary client contact within the agency, but understands integrated marketing strategy. Our Account Managers work on the frontlines of the agency ensuring clients are happy, deliverables are sent on-time, and drive profitable growth of our clients. Along the way, they brief internal teams on client objectives and needs, contribute to integrated marketing plans, and ensure the individual components of any client engagement meet client expectations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & SKILLS

Lead clients throughout the lifecycle of their engagement with the agency Broad knowledge of all aspects of brand development and digital marketing including best practices in multi-channel interactive program development, email marketing and social media Ability to act a marketing “consultant” for your clients, analyze business objectives, and deliver marketing solutions Identify new areas of opportunity on individual campaigns or at the account level Attend client meetings/calls as leading member of the account team Contribute to internal/external documentation (Instructional documents, proposals, etc) as required Work with clients, Ecosystem partners and internal teams in a professional and timely manner Task & timeline management for key accounts in order to prioritize/manage workload Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and attention to detail Strong project management, analytical and problem-solving skills Ability to multitask to manage multiple clients and multiple projects within approved schedules Ability to manage internal teams Team player with a proactive attitude Strong analytical skills

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or related field 2-5 years digital/interactive/integrated agency account management/client service experience Expert knowledge of MS Office Suite (at the very minimum Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Understanding of Basecamp, our agency project management platform

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Competitive benefit package including salary DOE, medical, dental, vacation and more

Please send your cover letter, resume and anything else that illustrates your talents to careers@deferousa.com. No phone calls, please.

Director of Emerging Media @ White Horse, Portland, OR

Department: Marketing

Reports to: VP of Marketing

Description

The Director of Emerging Media is responsible for guiding and supporting the agency’s ongoing efforts to provide innovative solutions to our clients, especially in the areas of social media and mobile marketing. The Director of Emerging Media plans and guides the implementation of such programs on behalf of both the agency and its clients. The Director of Emerging Media provides trend analysis that serves agency leadership for the purposes of business planning and development, as well as the agency as a whole for the purposes of continual innovation in client solutions.

Job Responsibilities

The specific duties of the Director of Emerging Media include the following:

  1. Research and Development.Duties include:
    1. Regular monitoring of trends in social media and mobile marketing
    2. Identification of new agency opportunities in social and mobile
    3. Strategic guidance of agency’s prototyping, testing, and proof-of-concept in innovative solutions
    4. Evaluation, development, and maintenance of agency partnerships for EM technologies and services as needed
    5. Contribution to the evolution of the agency’s best practices
  2. Social Media Management. Duties include:
    1. Identifying social media marketing opportunities that support White Horse sales & marketing
    2. Overseeing and expanding, as needed, the agency’s social media programs
    3. Promoting the agency’s thought leadership through social media participation
  3. Client Strategy.Duties include:
    1. Guiding social and mobile marketing strategy on behalf of White Horse’s clients
    2. Overseeing and, as needed, fulfilling deliverables related to social and mobile marketing strategy
    3. Identification of new  social and mobile opportunities on existing accounts
  4. Reporting. The Director of Emerging Media reports to the VP of Emerging Media on the activities described above.

To apply to this position, please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@whitehorse.com.

Social Community Manager @ Lowes, Mooresville, NC

The Social Community Manager will be charged with managing the social media strategy and execution. The successful candidate will develop and maintain multiple community aspects (included but not limited to. blogs, video feeds, social networking sites, resource centers etc.). The candidate will provide comprehensive analytics reports, customer data presentations, resource management reports as well as brand, technology standards that apply to the Lowes effort in the online space. This candidate will have a demonstrated history of working in a fast-paced environment while delivering multiple projects on schedule, on budget with no errors. Must be analytical; coupled with an incredible drive for success.

Essential Role and Responsibilities:
– Develop and roll out social media optimization (SMO) strategies and tactics.
– Stay current with social media trends and best practices
– Research opportunities for social marketing and select the platforms that best serve Lowes.com and the larger Lowes Corporation.
– Manage and produce content for the Lowes official presence on all targeted social media platforms.
– Leverage social media to extend and support other Lowes marketing and communication efforts and initiatives.
– Review and approve all content posted to any of the Lowe’s official social media sites. Assure it is accurate and representative of Lowes.
– Ensure Lowes is an active, authentic and contributing member of all targeted social media communities.
– Provide leadership in the identification/application of emerging social media trends.
– Regularly evaluate Lowe’s social media programs and strategy to ensure they align with the larger Lowes.com strategy, are using the right technology, and are consistent with industry best practices.
– Train the Lowe’s organization on social media initiatives and platforms, and relevant applications of various technologies to their work.
– Conduct meetings with various departments and units as needed in order to develop and coordinate social media programming effectively for the Lowe’s and maintain positive working relationships.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS
– Planning: Understands and builds a social/community strategy that is innovative. Ability to execute from start to completion as well as weekly (daily) maintenance and updates to keep efforts current.
– Project Management: Is good at establishing clear directions; sets stretching objectives; distributes the workload appropriately; lays out work in a well-planned and organized manner; maintains two-way dialog with others on work and results; is a clear communicator
– Communication: Communicates clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect
– Interpersonal Skills: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact
– Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Communications/English, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism or Design
– Project coordination experience
– Ability to deliver as a 1 person team as well as work with varying groups and co-workers on larger multi-faceted initiatives.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
– 7+ years in ecommerce and writing experience

To apply to this position, click here.

Senior Manager, Marketing Communications @ Constant Contact, Waltham, MA

Constant Contact’s email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online survey tools help small organizations grow their businesses by building stronger customer relationships. More than 400,000 small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and member associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact’s easy-to-use, affordable online tools to create and deliver personalized, professional communications that engage casual customers, members, prospects, and passionate customers wherever they congregate online — from their email inboxes to their social networks. All Constant Contact products come with unmatched education, training and personal coaching services, and award-winning technical support. Founded in 1995, Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: CTCT) with offices in Waltham, MA; Loveland, CO; Delray Beach, FL; San Francisco, CA and New York, NY.

The Sr. Manager, Marketing Communications will lead the Content Team. The Content Team collects the domain knowledge held throughout the company and collaboratively crafts the official company point of view in the most compelling & consumable fashion on topics important to small businesses and non profits, such as Best Practices, Industry Issues, and How-To’s The Content Team will raise the bar of our independent thinking, in a way that supports our overall company mission of helping our customers create and build lasting relationships. They are the passionate and authoritative voice on trends, and are able to simplify marketing theory that’s well understood by big businesses and bring it to small organizations – with a practical application – in words and a manner of thinking that makes sense to entrepreneurs

The Content Team is charged with compiling, simplifying and packaging credibility-building material that will be used to advance our market education initiatives, and help our employees gain relevant knowledge.The Sr. Manager, Marketing Communications will play a key role in bringing the promise of the company’s KnowHow value proposition to life. A strategic part of the Marketing organization, The Sr. Manager, Marketing Communications has a highly influential voice that is provocative and authoritative to both internal and external audiences.

This is a newly created position that reports into the Director of Marketing Communications. It will work collaboratively with teams throughout the organization. We are seeking a hands-on leader with versatility and range in marketing skills and diversity in writing experience (i.e., educational, promotional, editorial). The ideal candidate has a passion for marketing, marketing theory and marketing practices and for finding creative ways to market products and services.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Creates vision and develops the content to support corporate objectives.
    • Defines the principles that guide all content, external resources that we endorse/recommend and what we bring will to our customers, trialers, partners and the marketplace.
  • Sets strategic best practices content agenda
    • Aligns with industry trends and customer needs
    • Supports General Manager, Product Marketing Manager, and Marketing Communications points of view; works collaboratively with Creative, Partner, Marketing, External Education and Website team
    • Unifies and aligns priorities for developing and producing assets
    • Coordinates execution/delivery of most assets/materials
    • Manages content team that produces the company blog, best practice guides, newsletters, case studies/testimonials, and many Learning Center assets
  • Oversees cross-company content delivery engine
    • Executes content program that meets Go-To-Market goals
    • Regularly updates and creates best practices and ensure they spread through the system
    • Ensures all market-facing content assets are up to date
    • Creates and oversees content syndication strategy
  • Contributes to the company’s thought leadership vision
  • Manages a team of highly skilled content professionals
  • Manages customer case reference program
  • Key contributor to the Marketing Team

Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years of marketing program management, including demonstrable experience setting and executing content roadmaps
  • 5+ years of personnel management experience, including experience building new teams
  • Has worked in a variety of marketing, communications or PR roles in a corporate environment where content was central to the company’s marketing strategy
  • Experience connecting marketing activities to business objectives; demonstrable success in setting and exceeding KPIs
  • Exceptional writing, editing, and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills
  • Superior research and analysis skills
  • Strategic thinker with a passion for marketing; strong business acumen
  • Experience communicating with small business / nonprofit audiences
  • Self starter, proven collaborator, successful track record of getting things done in a messy environment
  • Experience establishing, revising and socializing systems & processes
  • Experience with online marketing tools and social media marketing tools
  • Experience working as part of cross-functional teams; ability to influence stakeholders who are not direct reports
  • BA in Marketing, Business, or Communications

If you’re interested in this position, please send your resume and salary requirements to mlazar@constantcontact.com or apply online for consideration.

Digital Media Manager @ Constant Contact, Waltham, MA

Constant Contact’s email marketing, social media marketing, event marketing, and online survey tools help small organizations grow their businesses by building stronger customer relationships. More than 400,000 small businesses, nonprofit organizations, and member associations worldwide rely on Constant Contact’s easy-to-use, affordable online tools to create and deliver personalized, professional communications that engage casual customers, members, prospects, and passionate customers wherever they congregate online — from their email inboxes to their social networks. All Constant Contact products come with unmatched education, training and personal coaching services, and award-winning technical support. Founded in 1995, Constant Contact is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: CTCT) with offices in Waltham, MA; Loveland, CO; Delray Beach, FL; San Francisco, CA and New York, NY.

The Digital Media Manager must possess up-to-date knowledge of the digital media marketplace and maintain relationships with key outside vendors.  He/she is expected to utilize a comprehensive understanding of interactive marketing to effectively develop digital media plans that are designed to meet/exceed the company’s goals.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

Responsibilities

Planning

  • Drive development of the corporate digital media strategy from investigation through recommendation
  • Identify relevant media partners and work with them to develop programs that meet our brand and direct response goals
  • Work cross-functionally across the organization to understand the goals and objectives of key business units
  • Manage creative messaging and development process, from creative brief through approval, as well as testing strategies
  • Accountable for KPIs across programs

Implementation

  • Traffic, QA and monitor campaigns via 3PA, Mediaplex
  • Compile creative specs for creative team
  • Develop insertion orders and purchase orders
  • Own invoice reconciliation and bill-pay process
  • Manage cross-departmental objectives & questions regarding campaign execution
  • Maintain strict monthly budget parameters
  • Tracking and pixel placement on website
  • Brand study execution
  • Manage affiliate program

Analysis

  • Utilize Mediaplex, brand study results, and internal data points to measure success and optimize campaigns and creative as needed
  • Develop and present results deck highlighting relevant learnings gained and recommendation for future campaigns

Additional

  • Oversee digital team; train and manage team members, act as a mentor, and develop employee leadership skills and growth path
  • This individual will be the face of Constant Contact to the digital media community.  He/She will serve as the day-to-day contact for our media partners and other third parties that we engage.

Qualifications

  • 5-7 years experience as an online media planner required
  • Must have brand awareness as well as direct response experience
  • Experience working with digital brand study vendors and understanding of direct marketing performance metrics
  • Clear understanding of the digital media planning and buying process
  • Ability to understand objectives and how they translate to digital media strategies
  • Advanced knowledge of third party ad serving technologies, experience with Mediaplex a plus
  • Able to manage day-to-day program execution
  • Experience with mobile and video campaigns
  • Strong tracking and analytics background
  • Negotiation skills
  • Time management skills
  • Proficient in managing numbers and large budgets
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven computer skill proficiency (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Works best in a collaborative team environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

Relocation Assistance Provided

Constant Contact offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary and stock options. Our benefit package is comprehensive and includes Medical Insurance; Dental Insurance; Vision Insurance; 401(K); 529 College Savings Plan; Flexible Spending Accounts; Paid Vacation/Holidays; Short Term Disability; Long Term Disability; Tuition Reimbursement; Adoption Assistance; and, an exciting Stock Option Plan!

If you desire to make a difference, are committed to bringing the highest quality of service to our customers and are looking for a “once in a lifetime” opportunity, send your resume and salary requirements to mlazar@constantcontact.com or apply online for consideration.

Digital Project Manager @ Edelman, Chicago, IL

The Digital Project Manager is responsible for managing the execution of Interactive development from conception through delivery and ongoing maintenance, including project scheduling and management, budget tracking, status reporting, site promotion and stakeholder management, assuming responsibility for day-to-day management of the work. The Digital Project Manager will manage all factors that govern site/project success to ensure delivery within time, cost and quality parameters.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Monitoring project scope, timeline, budget, resources and overall quality
  • Understand and translate project requirements into an executable production plan, and ensure successful delivery within those specifications
  • Drive the creative development of content and key functionality
  • Assist in the development of project plans, schedules and budgets
  • Manage task priorities and schedules
  • Ensure tasks are allocated and team members and stakeholders are fully briefed
  • Collaborate with cross-discipline team members to meet site/project needs.
  • Understand and track project dependencies and risks
  • Make or facilitate timely decisions to ensure success
  • Be main point of contact; developing good working relationships with project stakeholders including third-parties.
  • Manage approvals
  • Manage site/project-related assets
  • Review all deliverables for quality
  • Effectively control workload
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Experienced at managing web/technology projects with at least 3 years relevant interactive experience.
  • A clear understanding of the principles of Project Management and appropriate methodologies and processes.
  • A sound knowledge of the web and related technologies. Expert in the development process/execution of a website. Able to explain it to others, advise on the best approach, develop plans for the completion of projects and execute based on them.
  • Self-directed, proactive, organized, efficient, detail-oriented, unassailable focus on the basics, tenacious (persistent about bringing open items/projects to closure), accountable, enthusiastic, able to lead, motivate and drive.
  • Able to balance multiple, competing directions, identify and delegate tasks effectively and manage multiple projects successfully
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and to deliver to budget.
  • Strong communication (written, verbal, presentation) and influence-management skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project, MS Word, MS Excel
ABOUT EDELMAN: Edelman is the world’s largest independent public relations firm, with wholly-owned offices in 53 cities and 3,700 employees worldwide. Edelman was named Advertising Age’s top-ranked PR firm of the decade and one of its “2010 A-List Agencies” and “2010 Best Places to Work;” PRWeek’s “2011 Large PR Agency of the Year” and “2009 Agency of the Year;” European Excellence Awards’ “2010 Agency of the Year;” Holmes Report’s “Agency of the Decade” and “2009 Asia Pacific Consultancy of the Year;” and among Glassdoor’s top five “2011 Best Places to Work.” Edelman owns specialty firms Blue (advertising), StrategyOne (research), Ruth (integrated marketing), DJE Science (medical education/publishing and science communications), and MATTER (sports, sponsorship, and entertainment). Visit http://www.edelman.com for more information. Edelman is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this position, click here.

Digital Media Specialist @ Audi of America, Herndon, VA

Digital Media/Budget Specialist
Reports to Media/Brand Innovation Manager
Located in Herndon, VA

Role summary
Digital Media/Budget Specialist manages the day-to-day digital elements of the AoA national media plan. This includes managing the media agency, MediaCom to obtain optimal digital programs that are on strategy, innovative, integrated and on budget. This person will also coordinate regular digital media metric reporting and champion media optimization. Collaboration with multiple agency partners and internal colleagues is critical to success. In addition, management of the media billing process including monthly processing of invoices and reporting for both the national and DAG (Dealer Advertising Group) media billings. Financial management and reporting for the advertising cost center specifically and coordination/reporting of all marketing cost centers activities on a monthly, annual plan (planning round) and end of year (accrual) basis.

Role responsibilities

  • Management of media agency development of plans and buys for all digital forms of media
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external/agency digital and social media teams to ensure digital media is strategic, innovative, integrated and on budget
  • Work collaboratively with the internal digital strategy team, digital agency, creative agency and media agency to insure digital programs are the most effective creative/media collaborations
  • Champion new digital and mobile technologies
  • Coordinate and communicate digital media performance metrics
  • Budget management including tracking and processing of related invoices
  • Develop and communicate monthly financial report of all marketing department cost centers
  • Manage annual budget development process; specifically develop annual budget for advertising and coordinate roll up of all marketing department cost centers

Required

  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Advertising or related field or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years in digital media planning and placement, preferably with a global media agency
  • 2-5 years experience working at a media agency specifically in the digital group planning, purchasing and executing digital advertising programs at the planner level
  • Experience working with new forms of digital media and programs that have “never been done” before
  • Knowledge of all forms of digital media, including display, search, social and mobile
  • Knowledge of digital metrics and demonstrated ability to provide actionable recommendations based on data analysis
  • Experience managing a budget, producing monthly reports and processing invoices
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Experience working in a diverse, team environment
  • Prioritization skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task
  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Computer savvy – skilled in the use of software
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Problem solving
  • Resource management

Desired

  • Prior experience working on automotive accounts or other categories (telecom, retail, luxury goods) with both national and regional/retail campaigns
  • Understanding of the automotive purchase funnel and role digital plays
  • Working knowledge of traditional media and integration of digital programs into a fully integrated campaign

To apply, click here.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Interactive Marketing Manager @ Walker Sands, Chicago, IL

Walker Sands, an established Chicago based Marketing and PR agency is looking to add a full-time Interactive Marketing Manager to our expanding Web Services team. In this client facing role, you will help our clients develop and manage their web and social media strategies from inception through launch.
In this position, you will lead a team of talented developers and designers on fast-paced web based projects of varying size for our B2B and B2C clients.
Required Skills:
  • 2-3 years of web project, product or web development management experience
  • Ability to determine and translate a client’s business value and messaging into an effective web and social media marketing presence
  • Knowledge of user-centric design with an understanding of Information Architecture, usability and web standards
  • Understanding of Search Engine Optimization best practices
  • Experience with social media platforms such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook & WordPress
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with clients
  • Solid writing skills
  • Understanding of web technologies such as HTML, CSS, Web Services and Content Management Systems
  • Fluent with MS Office tools
Major Responsibilities:
  • Project planning, tracking & coordination with clients, designers and developers
  • Identifying & developing business requirements
  • Competitive analysis
  • Information architecture & site map development
  • Wireframe development
  • Content creation or coordination
  • Client Content Management System Training
To apply, please send a brief note and your resume to hr@walkersands.com. Please put 2011 Interactive Marketing Manager in the subject line of your email.
Bonus points awarded to those who can clearly tell us in a short paragraph why they are a perfect candidate, double bonus if you can do it in 140 characters.

Social Media Community Specialist @ Chrysler Group, Auburn Hills, MI

Position Description:

The Mopar Community Manager will oversee and contribute recurrent content to holistically support our customers, enthusiasts and detractors on social platforms, forums, communities as well as our blog.
We seek a highly a motivated individual with experience and fanatical passion for blogging, micro-blogging and community participation leadership.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive content across Mopar blog and social platforms to all relevant consumer groups: Racing, Enthusiasts, Tuners Owner Targets – Be the voice of Mopar!
  • Be the eyes and ears of our brand as if your own reputation depended on it
  • Build and maintain our content distribution network by way of social media channels
  • Minute by minute participation in conversations that surround our content and brand, answer comments; be a mediator
  • Create content for feeds and snippets in various social media sites.
  • Partner with multiple departments and vendors which generate content on a daily basis – including but not limited to agencies, PR, Legal, Events, and Product Managers
  • Excels at research, possesses excellent writing skills and the ability to crank editorial and technical writing output without brooding
  • Supports Digital Marketing Manager on social initiatives
  • Works with Social Listening Specialist to optimize blog, social and geo-social platforms engagements based on monthly Mopar social insights
  • Help create social marketing messaging strategy and then drive that strategy proven by testing and metrics
  • Help to develop and execute content plans for social platforms

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations or related creative-arts industry.
  • 1-3 years of related experience
  • Demonstrated creativity and documented business/personal immersion in social media universe
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to prepare clear and concise posts targeted at various Mopar audiences
  • Understanding of managing content development and publishing across media: Written, Audio, Images, Video
  • Outstanding organizational and multi-tasking skills while meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization, including keyword and tagging structures
  • Discretion to identify threats and opportunities in user generated content
  • Ability to jump from the creative side of marketing to analytical side, able to demonstrate why their ideas are analytically sound
  • Strong interpersonal skills, demonstrate empathy and commitment, proven ability to manage expectations
  • Ability to communicate results to leadership and in a fast paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • On-line experience a must, mobile, social or digital video marketing experience a plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Proficient in social channels and blogging software
  • Possesses functional knowledge or some experience with HTML/CSS or willingness to learn

Compensation: Chrysler Group LLC is proud to offer a competitive compensation/benefits package designed to attract and retain key talent, and motivate and reward job performance.  Prospective employees can expect to receive a competitive, market-based salary offer, variable compensation opportunity, annual paid vacation, annual paid holidays (14-16 days), comprehensive health care coverage (effective first day of hire) including medical, mental health, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits. We also offer disability absence plan benefits, group and optional life insurance, 401(k) savings plan, employee managed retirement plan, vehicle discounts, and eligibility to participate in our employee lease car program.

To apply to this position, please click here.

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