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Web Developer

Portland
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We are looking for a talented Front-end Developer to join our development team in Portland, Oregon. You will have a diverse background and work well in a collaborative design and development environment.

You have a passion for bringing to life intuitive, rich, and engaging user experiences across desktop, tablet and mobile devices. You are detail oriented, proactive and always strive for high quality deliveries. You are adaptable and willing to pick up new frameworks and explore new development languages and practices. You thrive in a fun, fast-paced and client-focused agency environment.

Essential skills include:

2+ years agency experience in front-end development with a great understanding of:

Front-end development skills/languages:

  • HTML5/Fully Responsive
  • Css3 in addition to Sass and LESS preprocessors
  • JavaScript/jQuery
  • Ability to create, in addition to troubleshoot fully, cross-browser websites and applications

Key frameworks & tools:

  • WordPress & custom theme development
  • Foundation
  • Bootstrap
  • PHP
  • Angular
  • Experience with Git, build tools, and JIRA for issue tracking
  • Analytics tracking set up and best practices
  • Experience with Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Sketch

Ideal candidates should be:

  • Passionate about great design and attention to detail
  • An excellent communicator
  • A skilled problem solver with an ability to manage multiple projects
  • Comfortable working with multiple developers and running solo on other projects

Bonus experience:

  • HTML Email development and experience of delivery platforms like MailChimp, Exact Target
  • Any CRM integration and management experience, for examples Salesforce, Hubspot
  • Any full-stack experience, for example Java, Ruby, Python, REST APIs, PHP and .NET
  • Any native iOS and Android mobile development experience
  • HTML 5 animation, Greensock GSAP library and CSS transitions
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Understanding of SEO best practices

Public Relations Senior Account Executive

New York
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We are looking for a public relations account executive whose passions and experience are firmly rooted in tech and finance. The ideal candidate will thrive in a team environment, but is also a self-starter and can work on projects independently.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Develop public relations campaigns in tech, finance and B2B that revolve around executive thought leadership, product reviews and corporate storytelling.
  • Communication with clients to help identify internal goals and the communication strategies to accomplish them in a creative and effective manner.
  • Establish and deliver analytics reports based on mutually agreed upon metrics, aligning our agency’s deliverables to specified business goals and executive leadership on a regular basis.
  • Lead client calls with ease, confidence and positivity.
  • Identify and capitalize on editorial opportunities – we’re looking for a curious news junky that is hungry for the next piece of coverage.
  • Mentor and coach  account executives and coordinators through projects and deliverables, sharing positive and constructive feedback.
  • Complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with other departments – essential at our integrated agency.
  • Coordinate activity across multiple public relations and strategic partners on behalf of clients.

Ideal candidates:

  • At least four years of tech/finance/B2B public relations experience – agency or in-house and a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or another relevant liberal arts degree.
  • Excel at verbal and written communications (both creative and AP style) with experience ghost writing bylines, whitepapers and industry-specific materials.
  • Have media relations and/or editorial experience, as well as a history of delivering results.
  • Willing to help at all levels of tasks and bring a can-do attitude to the position. This candidate will play a role in leading the account, as well as accomplish the day-to-day tasks (writing, researching, pitching, reporting, etc.)
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and ability to multitask, balancing competing priorities across a dynamic team environment.

We are looking for a dynamic person to join our New York office. Please highlight relevant public relations experience in tech and finance. Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits: 401K, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Profit Sharing

Public Relations Account Executive

Portland
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We are looking for a public relations account executive whose passions and experience are firmly rooted in tech and finance. The ideal candidate will thrive in a team environment, but is also a self-starter and can work on projects independently.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Support the development and execution of public relations and influencer campaigns in tech, finance and B2B that revolve around executive thought leadership, product reviews and corporate storytelling.
  • Communicate with clients to help identify internal goals and the communication strategies to accomplish them in a creative and effective manner.
  • Assist in establishing and delivering analytic reports based on mutually agreed upon metrics, aligning our agency’s deliverables to specified business goals and executive leadership on a regular basis.
  • Participate in client calls and meetings with ease, confidence and positivity.
  • Identify and capitalize on editorial opportunities – we’re looking for a curious news junky that is hungry for the next piece of coverage.
  • Assist in coaching account coordinators through projects and deliverables, sharing positive and constructive feedback.
  • Complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Collaborate with other departments – essential at our integrated agency.
  • Coordinate activity across multiple public relations and strategic partners on behalf of clients.

Ideal candidates:

  • At least two years of tech/finance/B2B public relations experience – agency or in-house and a Bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications or another relevant liberal arts degree.
  • Excel at verbal and written communications (both creative and AP style) with experience ghost writing bylines, whitepapers and industry-specific materials.
  • Have media relations and/or editorial experience, as well as a history of delivering results.
  • Willing to help at all levels of tasks and bring a can-do attitude to the position. This candidate will play a role in leading the account, as well as accomplish the day-to-day tasks (writing, researching, pitching, reporting, etc.)
  • Possess a strong attention to detail and ability to multitask, balancing competing priorities across a dynamic team environment.

We are looking for a dynamic person to join our Portland office. Please highlight relevant public relations experience in tech and finance. Salary commensurate with experience.

Benefits: 401K, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Profit Sharing

Account Executive

R\West NYC
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R/West, a marketing communications agency, is seeking an Account Executive/Brand Manager in our New York office.

At R/West, we call our Account Executives “Brand Managers.” They understand a successful “brand” goes far beyond marketing and advertising. From people to production lines, our brand managers look at a brand holistically. They listen, inside and outside the company to gain the insight needed to get results. All while having our clients’ best interests in mind.

Our Brand Managers speak our clients’ language. It’s the foundation to building great client relationships at R/West and how we earn the trust and respect to keep those relationships strong. You’ll be pivotal in expanding and deepening our client’s brand strategies. You’ll drive brand strategy dialogue across the agency, working closely with agency teams including interactive, public relations, creative, media, social media and critical external partners. From these strategies, you’ll craft plans and effectively articulate those plans to gain the support and excitement of your clients. You’ll then lead execution, working with internal team members and creative resources to deliver the highest-quality work across all mediums, managing timelines and budgets. You’ll be responsible for tracking the impact and learning’s of these activities and bringing your insights back to the client’s core brand strategies.

You’ll drive innovation at all levels. In addition, you’ll find the balance of applying best practices of brand management and innovating new approaches where they don’t. You will capture new and fresh methods of connecting with audiences, and drive creative that delivers results.

Requirements for the position include:

  • 5+ years account experience in a creative advertising agency,
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
    Beverage / Wine account experience preferred
  • Proven track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintaining composure in stressful situations
  • Clear ability to analyze brand landscapes, consumers and trends, and derive innovative approaches and plans
  • Contribute to the development of a Client’s short- and long-term strategic plans
  • Proven ability to lead creative and project teams to bring creative ideas to execution, and deliver concepts to consumers
  • Excellent verbal and written communications, including meeting facilitation and presentations
  • Strong ability to quickly integrate into a team
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • High integrity and strong work ethic
  • Be a proactive thinker, comfortable with taking significant initiative in an autonomous atmosphere

Health, dental, and vision insurance; paid vacation and holidays. No relocation provided for this opportunity.

This is a full-time, salaried position—with full benefits as detailed above. Please send cover letter and resume via LinkedIn.