An innovative content agency needs an Audience Development Manager to grow their community of content creators and drive audience acquisition for that content. To get the nod on this gig, you’ll need to have experience generating seismic audience gains for a media brand, as well as the ability to turn content creators on to a new media outlet.
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One of New York’s most prestigious medical centers is building a select team of writers to help it create and polish eight long-form annual reports and related materials. The pieces will be written for physicians around the country.
The Hired Guns are seeking a truly groundbreaking social media exec to help our client, a top-tier luxury real estate developer, bring social in-house. To qualify for this role you should be not only an amazing practitioner but also one who has built an entire social department from scratch.
We are looking for a super-organized and energetic Acquisition Marketing Manager for a global luxury e-tailer that’s been revolutionizing the luxury lighting industry for more than 50 years. You’ve seen their products covered everywhere from Elle Decor and Apartment Therapy to Pinterest. If you’re a stylish up-and-comer who’s also a whiz at “funnel management” and at knowing how to fill up online shopping carts, look no further.
Our client, a major news provider, seeks a Product Director of Video to help them expand and increase both revenue and audience for their world-class digital video content. They’ve been working to create an effective delivery system, and have largely succeeded. Now it’s your time to shine, to help them expand their numbers, fine-tune user experience and product usability, and drive overall strategy for the brand’s digital video experience.
One of the biggest names in music and entertainment seeks an Art Director to oversee the conceptualization, visual design, animation, and final execution of multiple high-visibility projects produced by the company. This includes tent-pole live concerts, cutting-edge sales activations, unique artist experiences, logo and brand design, and lots more.
Our client, one of the biggest players in digital and lifestyle media, is looking for a data-driven and highly numerate Social Media Acquisition Manager to create a winning strategy for its social and digital campaigns. You’ll be in charge of launching campaigns, expanding paid social advertising, and using other proven methods to dramatically improve audience reach and engagement.
One of the biggest names in entertainment and live and/or televised events seeks a highly skilled Motion Graphics Designer to help craft animation and motion graphics. Your work will give a fun, exciting look to our clients’ concerts, festivals, ads, and other programming—you’ll be helping set up and introduce some of the biggest musicians and other entertainers out there.
Ready to push the envelope on visual design and build digital products that will transform the lives of content creators the world over? Look no further, because have we got the gig for you.
Our client, one of the biggest and most innovative voices in digital journalism, seeks a Director of Product to help completely redo and expand two of its most well-known brands. Do this right, and you’ll be well on your way for a quick rise up the ladder.
The competition among smartwatch manufacturers is a proxy battle for who will win at miniaturization, processing, and big-data integration.
The biggest hazard in the life of an independent consultant or freelancer is the likelihood that at some point you’ll have a client who won’t or doesn’t pay you. In my 16 years of independence, I have had two clients commit the crime of nonpayment. And just this year, I almost had my third. Having learned from the first two, the last one didn’t end badly—it ended up with the final check. Here’s why.
Todd Cherches looks at one of the hottest topics of discussion and debate about the modern workplace — dealing with generational differences there. How do we all get along? And how can each of us make sure that our careers are moving in the right direction, regardless of what stage we’re at?
The Feedback Sandwich — a compliment, some negative feedback, and yet another compliment — is a time-tested way of delivering constructive criticism. Some critics think it waters down the message or coddles the recipient unnecessarily. Todd Cherches, however, thinks it’s still a great way to make bad news more palatable.
As a product manager, my job is as much about deciding what features not to put in a product as it is about what features to add. I might even venture to say it’s sometimes more about what not to put in, or — dare I say it aloud — about what to take out. Stakeholders will bristle when their pet feature is headed for the chopping block, but product managers have to press on, because the simplest and most elegant solutions are often the most powerful. The same goes for your career.
You, too, are a product manager. It may not be your actual job title, but you are the architect and manager of your career. And the last thing you want is a 60% bounce rate on your professional endeavors. Here are three rules of product management to apply to your own career.
Sooner or later, you’re going to be laid off. Not because you’re not working hard enough, not because you’re not staying late enough, and not because you don’t do great things for your company and your team. You’re going to be laid off because rapid growth and equally rapid contraction is the new norm for businesses, especially those in the digital world. You can’t prevent it, but you can see it coming.
The Freelancers Union just launched their National Benefits Platform–and it looks very, very promising. It’s a curated suite of benefits focused on the needs of freelancers, ranging from 401(k)s to dental plans to liability insurance. It’s also expected to be available in all 50 states in time for this fall’s enrollment period.
Over the years, we’ve seen many talented professionals climb right up to the very last step, only to slip and tumble all the way to the bottom. 99 times out of 100, this is because they made some rookie mistake during the negotiation process. Here are the five most common — and most deadly — negotiating mistakes made by professionals at all levels. Any one of these will annoy an employer into taking another look at their second choice.
Meetup with LinkedIn’s Russell Glass, Author and Serial Tech Entrepreneur Presentation and discussion featuring Author Russell Glass and guest panelists from FCB, Forrester Research Everyone is talking about Big Data, but few companies know how to use it. The CMOs and marketers who expertly access and…
In this fun, 2-hour workshop, Justine Clay, business coach and founder of Pitch Perfect and Tania Sterl, of Sterl on Style, The Creative Director of your Image, will show you how to embody your brand while creating a consistently recognizable image to make you magnetic…