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Ignite Social Media looking to hire 40 to support Chrysler, other accounts

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By: Jim Tobin  |   August 16, 2011  |   View Comments

As we proudly add Chrysler Group LLC to our roster of accounts, we’re rapidly filling some 40+ positions across account service, metrics/monitoring, community management/engagement, art direction, copywriting, web development/programming and more. Experience with automotive marketing is a plus.

While most of these new positions will be staffed out of our Detroit office, we have many openings in our Raleigh headquarters as well.

The vast majority of these jobs will be filled by October 1, so move quickly if you’re interested in working on social media marketing for some of the world’s best brands. Listed after each job is the expected office location for that job and the bullet points describe minimum qualifications. Instructions on how to apply are at the end of the post.


Strategist/Analyst (4): 2 Raleigh; 2 Raleigh or Detroit

  • Strong knowledge of social media best practices (and worst practices)
  • Experience marketing small, medium or large brands
  • Proficient understanding of audience targeting/messaging
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Understanding of how business objectives translate into marketing objectives to drive ROI

Account Supervisor (2): Detroit

  • 4-8 years agency-side account (or project) management expertise
  • Strong understanding of social media space
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience marketing large brands
  • Knowledge and experience maintaining budgets and timelines
  • Analytical ability and sound problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage client expectations with internal resources
  • Ability to work with and manage vendors and other outside resources

Account Manager (2): Detroit

  • 3-5 years agency-side account (or project) management expertise
  • Understanding of social media space
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge and experience maintaining budgets and timelines
  • Analytical ability and sound problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage client expectations with internal resources

Account Coordinator (5): Detroit

  • 2-4 years account (or project) management expertise
  • Understanding of social media space
  • Strong communications skills (written and verbal)
  • Knowledge and experience maintaining budgets and timelines
  • Sound problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage client expectations with internal resources

Sr Interactive Designer (1): Detroit

  • 7+ years marketing experience
  • Designers must have proven ability to provide innovative design while maintaining integrity of brand guidelines
  • Strong knowledge of designing for web (Twitter, Facebook, mobile, blog design, YouTube, etc.)
  • Ability to follow a wireframe for content design
  • Ability to lead a project from Kickoff to production (with assistance from team leader)
  • Organizational skills – able to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Exceptional Photoshop skills
  • Adequate InDesign and Illustrator skills
  • Flash is a plus
  • Proven leaderhsip qualities
  • Knowledgeable of platforms, websites, social media space

Interactive Designer (3): 2 in Detroit; 1 in Raleigh

  • 2-4 years marketing experience
  • Must have proven ability to provide innovative design while maintaining integrity of brand guidelines
  • Ability to following creative direction from a team leader or senior designer
  • Able to work with a writer to collaborate on a final design
  • Strong knowledge of designing for web (Twitter, Facebook, mobile, etc.)
  • Ability to design for various audience types in ways that drive positive actions
  • Photoshop a MUST

Copywriter (2): 1 in Detroit; 1 in Raleigh

  • 2 years minimum experience in marketing (social preferred)
  • Able to follow a wireframe for content design
  • Must have proven ability to communicate within brand voice
  • Strong knowledge of writing for web (Twitter, Facebook, mobile, etc.)
  • Experience with web writing for search engine optimization
  • Familiarity with multiple CMS platforms
  • Working knowledge of HTML (CSS a plus)
  • Organizational skills – able to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • SEO/SMO copywriting
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • Understanding of, and participation in, various social channels
  • Travel to cover live events through blogging, updates and simple video expected

 

Jr Copywriter (1): Detroit

  • Must have proven ability to communicate within brand voice
  • Strong knowledge of writing for web (Twitter, Facebook, mobile, etc.)
  • Experience with web writing for search engine optimization
  • Ability to speak to various audience types in ways that drive positive actions

Sr. Web Developer (1): Detroit

  • 4+ years experience
  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, Javascript, AJAX, PHP, XML, JSON, MySQL, and social network/third-party APIs
  • Working knowledge of CSS3, MongoDB, Node.js, Redis, Ruby, web development frameworks, content management systems, and mobile development frameworks
  • Proven experience guiding teams in fast-paced environments
  • Experience working with SSH and SFTP
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills

Web Developer (4): 2 in Detroit; 2 either Detroit or Raleigh

  • 1 year minimum experience
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, CSS AND PHP
  • Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Ruby and Photoshop
  • Knowledge of WordPress and other content management systems
  • Experience working with SSH amd SFTP
  • Familiarity with various social media APIs, including Facebook, Twitter, etc

 

Community Engagement Specialist (5): 4 Detroit; 1 Raleigh

  • Extensive knowledge of social channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Ability to develop targeted blog rolls
  • Very strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Social Media engagement experience, such as a Community Manager
  • Proven background using social media as a marketing tool
  • Strong research and analytic skills to back up data-driven business decisions

 

 

 

Community Outreach Specialist/Contest Supervisor (1): Detroit

  • Extensive knowledge of how contest and sweepstakes work online and within social channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Strong ability to manage contests and sweepstakes
  • Understanding of various state and country requirements for contests and sweepstakes
  • Experience performing blog outreach programs for brands
  • Very strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Social Media engagement experience, such as Community Manager, blogger relations, digital PR
  • Proven background using social media as a marketing tool
  • Strong research and analytic skills to back up data-driven business decisions

Sr. Metrics Specialist (1): Detroit

 

  • 3-5 years solid experience working with online measurement (Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Superhuman analytical abilities
  • Strong affinity for numbers and data
  • Understanding of how KPIs and goals tie into design and programming of social campaigns
  • Demonstrated excellence with advanced features of Microsoft Excel (Metrics)
  • Experience with multiple enterprise-class social media monitoring tools (i.e., Radian6, Visible Technologies)

 

Metrics Specialist (3): 2 in Detroit; 1 in Raleigh

  • 1-2 years solid experience working with online measurement (Google Analytics, etc.)
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong affinity for numbers and data
  • Understanding of how KPIs and goals tie into design and programming of social campaigns
  • Demonstrated excellence with advanced features of Microsoft Excel (Metrics)
  • Experience using at least one enterprise-class social media monitoring tool (i.e., Radian6, Visible Technologies)

Metrics Coordinator (2): Detroit

  • Strong affinity for numbers and data
  • Understanding of social campaigns
  • Demonstrated excellence with advanced features of Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of social media monitoring tools (i.e., Radian6, Visible Technologies)

 

 

 

 

Office Manager/Executive Assistant (2): 1 in Detroit, 1 in Raleigh

  • Office management experience
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Ability to manage and order office supplies
  • Ability to manage multiple ongoing projects
  • Self starter
  • Experience managing daily office duties
  • Knowledge of supply ordering
  • Positive phone presence
  • Good written and verbal skills

User Experience Specialist (2): 1 in Detroit; 1 either Raleigh or Detroit

  • Strong conceptualization skills with attention to detail
  • Expert knowledge of at least one flowcharting application and one graphics/illustration application
  • Experience in prototyping, testing, demonstration and documentation
  • A good understanding of graphic design
  • Excellent verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven background using social media as a marketing tool

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to us by email to: ignite@aegis-group.com. (UPDATE (8/16, 3:45 p.m.: The email address is now working properly. If you sent your resume to the alternate we provided while we were having some technical difficulties, you do not need to send it again.)  Given the volume of responses we hope to receive, it's important that we coordinate them at this central location.

In the subject line of the email, please list the position you're applying for and which office location. In the body of your email or cover letter, please also include a link to your LinkedIn profile.

We look forward to hearing from you and hope you're a fit for our growing team.


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  • http://newmediacampaigns.com Clay Schossow

    Wow!  Congrats on the huge account, guys!

  • http://newmediacampaigns.com Clay Schossow

    Wow!  Congrats on the huge account, guys!

  • http://twitter.com/jtobin Jim Tobin

    Thanks Clay. We've got a number of great clients. Very honored to work with them. 

  • http://twitter.com/jtobin Jim Tobin

    Thanks Clay. We've got a number of great clients. Very honored to work with them. 

  • Dave Johnson

    It's MongoDB not MondoDB

  • http://twitter.com/jtobin Jim Tobin

    Thanks Dave. That one slipped by the proofreader...

  • http://twitter.com/jtobin Jim Tobin

    Thanks Dave. That one slipped by the proofreader...

  • http://twitter.com/DCAutoGeek Juan Barnett

    I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume of these 40 positions, 40 require some hands-on knowledge of Social Media?  :D   Congrads on the account. Can't wait to see it evolve.

  • http://twitter.com/DCAutoGeek Juan M. Barnett

    I'm going to go out on a limb here and assume of these 40 positions, 40 require some hands-on knowledge of Social Media?  :D   Congrads on the account. Can't wait to see it evolve.

  • Suzanner Rielle

    Hi Jim, Congratulations!

    This is a great win-win for Ignite and Michigan -- excited to hear you are hiring up here too.

  • http://www.leadchangegroup.com/ Heather Coleman-Voss

    Congratulations to the Ignite Team! 

  • Anonymous

    Congratulations to the Ignite Team! 

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Troy-Walls/2215319 Troy Walls

    Can you apply for multiple positions?

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Troy-Walls/2215319 Troy Walls

    Can you apply for multiple positions?