We’re in search of a seasoned brand strategist with an unusual combination of creativity and buttoned-up professionalism to drive projects forward as a massive luxury real-estate brand undertakes to overhaul its marketing platform. If you know how to keep budgets and initiatives on track while extracting and contributing the very best ideas, and are ready to be groomed for ownership of your own projects, we need to hear from you.
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This nationally recognized real estate brand is super-charging its marketing efforts and is on the hunt for a veteran VP of Marketing to own the creation and execution of its unique marketing program. This is gig for marketer with big ideas and an eye for details: perfect for somebody who can think strategically while operating tactically. Ring any bells? If so, read on.
A big-kahuna luxury real estate brand seeks a top-flight digital guru to play a key role in the relaunch of its marketing platform. They’re looking for an entrepreneurial type who breathes digital, and who’s ready to join forces with a spanking-new team of like-minded go-getters to build something new.
Have you been playing the game where the next moves are all laid out for you, and you’re missing out on the excitement of creating something entirely new? If so, this might be your gig, an opportunity to sit at the table with the firm’s key decision-makers and roll out a digital strategy of your own making.
Even after years of searching, historians have still not been able to figure out exactly what BA/PM stands for. Back in the 60’s they thought it was Be At Peace, Man. Most recently they’ve told us it may stand for either Baron’s Axe/Princess Machete or Beautifully Annihilated Psychological Masterpiece. But it doesn’t really matter anymore, does it? The fact is our client needs you (yes, you) to join their ranks as they bring to life some seriously cool interactive tech that will change hospitals forever.
Are you a huge fan of celebrity news, gossip and custom analytics reports? Then you’re in luck, because this media giant would like you to spend “time on site,” as a the director of this major celeb site’s Audience Development team.
One of the country’s premier academic medical facilities is overhauling their online presence and we are looking for a Search Engine Marketing Consultant to help them develop and execute digital acquisition strategies. The right candidate will have a history of success in SEO, CPC advertising, social media marketing and the know how to execute winning campaigns across these digital platforms simultaneously.
The Hired Guns is looking for a Quality Assurance Analyst for NYC’s premiere medical institution, currently ramping up their digital presence. The right candidate is obsessed with website functionality, providing a superior user experience and maintaining the integrity of the back end systems–with a track record to prove it!
Why, hello there, Program Manager! Do you know what PX is? Some would say it’s the ticker symbol for the third-largest (by revenue) industrial gas company in the world. To others, it stands for a little thing called Patient Experience. You know, just that tiny thing by which you selflessly ameliorate the lives of the sick and suffering! So what about you? Are you interested in improving the lives of hospital patrons through technological innovation, or just watching the price of Acetylene rise and fall? If you’re like us (and we’re assuming you are because you seem like a great person), it’s the former. If so, go ahead and follow us down to the next ‘graph for more on this awesome gig.
One of New York’s most prestigious medical centers is re-launching their medical school’s website, and are in need of a skilled copy editor to join their all-important content team for this project. Do you have a sharp eye for typos and grammatical errors? Can you absorb a new style guide in seconds? Do you know the difference between an em dash and an en dash? Do you believe copy editing goes beyond just looking for typos? If you answered “yes” to all, we need your services immediately.
One of the country’s top academic medical institutions is looking for a Ruby on Rails developer to help them expand their online presence. The right gun for the job is a nimble ruby-on-rails pro with front-end experience, that knows their way around custom applications in an enterprise setting.
That is, instead of cruising through the summer as many do and then wondering where the time went, why not put the pedal to the metal, and take advantage of these lazy, hazy, days of summer to get ahead…
When is it ok to quit? How do we know when it’s better to cut our losses and move on? What about “sunk costs” that cause us to dig ourselves into an even deeper hole? How do we decide when to drop something and when to persevere? How do we determine whether to give something (or someone) a second or third or tenth chance vs. when to say, “that’s it…enough is enough”?
Is the calendar trying to tell us something? As I wrote last week in my post, “It’s Leap Year…So Why Not Take That Leap!” sometimes we just need something like a Leap Day to give us that extra nudge. Last Friday’s March 4th date hinted…
Mediabistro’s Joel Schwartzberg recently asked the top players in the recruiting business how to read between the lines of a job description. Among a series of great tips by experts, Hired Guns Founder Allison Hemming recommended that candidates be wary of listings that focus on personality over skills.
That’s a Novel Idea! How Reading Literature (and Other Non-Business Books) Can Benefit You at Work and in Life
As an entrepreneur who runs a management consulting firm and teaches a graduate course in “Leadership & Team Building” at NYU, most people assume that I have a degree in business. But I don’t. I was an English literature major. And while I LOVE…
On January 16, Hired Guns founder Allison Hemming was featured in a full page article written by Crain’s writer Cara Eisenpress. The article notes Hemming’s dramatic success in building an agency that both attracts and services the top digital creative talent in New York and…
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Holiday Wrapping: 7 Productivity Tips to Help You Wrap Up 2015 and Get the New Year Off to a Flying Start
The last couple of weeks of December is the perfect time to take stock – not only of whether you’ve been naughty or nice over the past year – but of what you’ve accomplished, and where you need to focus your time, attention, and energy to set yourself up for success in 2016.
Thanksgiving is a time of family, friends, food, frivolity, and fun.
But why not turn this Thanksgiving into “Thinks-giving” by giving some serious thought to those who have had a positive influence on your life and/or your career…and then letting them know that.
We all want to be liked.
But if you had to choose between being liked, admired, respected, or trusted which would you choose?
If you could only pick one, would you rather have a boss that you liked, that you admired, that you respected, or that you trusted?
Let The Hired Guns Academy create a custom curriculum for your organization. Our breakthrough courses on personal brand management, marketing, social media, and more will get your people armed, dangerous, geared up for excellence, and ready to become thought leaders for your company. The instructors…