An established media giant is searching for an engineering-focused Product leader with killer video platform chops. This company is building a subscription-driven video platform — think Hulu and Netflix. It’s going to reach across both web and mobile. The Hired Gun who lands this role will drive platform development and lead an Agile, entrepreneurial team in the launch of an ambitious and industry-changing video experience. To get the nod here, you’ll need to have experience driving product roadmaps for top-shelf digital video platforms.
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The Hired Guns are looking for a Senior Product Manager with serious expertise in B2C mobile apps. Our client, a provider of video-driven social communities, is building the next generation of their beloved mobile product. They need a seasoned Product pro heavy-duty app chops, the ability to build product for both iOS and Android, and enough know-how to hit the ground running. This is a seat-at-the-table role within a growing company.
A Media (with a capital M) company is looking for an entrepreneurial Senior Product Manager to help them build the next generation of monetizable financial tools. The team is a lean, aggressive internal start-up within an established media giant, and they need someone who fits that same profile. To be the right Gun for this gig, you’ll need the strategic vision to identify market opportunities for new e-commerce products and the execution skills to deliver on them. Have you built a multi-tiered entitlement platform that capitalized on an under-served market segment? Great. Was it a premium consumer-facing financial tool? Even better.
An industry leader in ad tech is searching for a Senior Product Marketing Manager for its innovative new technology offering. They’ve built a killer data management platform (DMP) with the potential to change the way marketers and brands understand their audiences, create relationships with them, and evaluate advertising performance. Your job will be to spread the word far and wide. The right Hired Gun for this role has experience in Big Data marketing and knows how to evangelize Big Data products in a way that captures the attention of marketers, brands, and advertisers.
A major media brand is looking for an experienced Marketing Research Analyst to provide detailed findings on their users’ behavior. The ideal Hired Gun for this gig is a talented Analyst with experience scouring user data, uncovering audience insights, and packaging those findings to support sales and marketing initiatives. This role has the potential to become a full-time hire, but you’ll start out as freelancer working on-site for up to five months.
We’re looking for a brand marketing pro to join an ad tech power player. As their Senior Product Marketing Manager: Branding, you’ll be tasked with infusing the voice of the brand marketer into this company’s DNA. This role is a mixture of digital marketing, thought leadership, and relationship management. To get this company’s attention, you’ll need to be an industry vet with the ability to elevate a brand, lead agency relationships, and influence Fortune 500 decision makers.
Are you a UX Designer with proven experience designing successful lead funnels and simple, intuitive digital experiences? If so, we know a company that needs your services pronto. They’ve built a tool that’s going to revolutionize how borrowers and lenders interact. The nuts and bolts are in place, and now they need a strong UX Lead to make this tool attractive, usable, and primed for conversion. The right Hired Gun for this gig has a portfolio full of killer lead funnel experiences and experience helping users feel secure about sharing sensitive data. This is a freelance opportunity, but it will turn into a full-time gig for the right UXer in just a few short months.
We’re searching for an accomplished UX Designer to join a business news titan. They’re one of the leading sources of news and thought leadership for the advertising and marketing industry. They’re also completely dismantling their flagship digital product and rebuilding it from scratch. You’ll have a seat at the table on the roadmap for this redesign, and will serve as the de facto user experience expert for this company’s digital team. A seasoned UXer with responsive design experience is needed here.
One of the hottest luxury real estate brands in the U.S. needs a Digital Asset Strategist. They’ve got a massive amount of marketing assets — images, copy, marketing plans, contracts, etc. — in their ecosystem. Now they’re investing in a new accessibility solution for it. You’ll be the architect for a central repository for all of this information, and then you’ll manage its implementation. If you’re an experienced marketing pro with a 360-degree understanding the various assets a marketing team uses and has a unique ability to create organized, intuitive information frameworks, this one is all you. This is a freelance gig that will keep you on-site full-time for six months.
A company that’s revolutionizing how we work is looking for a gifted Digital Editor with a background in branded content. This company is dedicated to improving the energy, productivity, and well-being of the American worker. They’re also undergoing a major re-branding, and the Digital Editor will be a critical to clarifying their overall editorial and marketing vision. This one’s a healthy mix of branded content strategy, marketing, thought leadership, and audience growth. Best of all, it’s an amazing company to work for.
Consumers are presented with as many as 3,000 ads per day. It’s no wonder that they’ve learned to ignore them completely. That’s why the future of marketing depends on ads that add value.
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The average email user receives 416 marketing emails per month. With only 50 characters to work with, cutting through this noise is difficult. A UK-based email provider studied 2.2 billion marketing messages to understand what drives open and click rates. These four takeaways from that study will help you write effective email subject lines that drive open and click rates.
A cold-caller managed to lose new business — my new business — in less than 4 seconds. Here’s how he did it, and what he should’ve done differently.
For the uninformed and unprepared freelancer, tax time can be the most stressful time of the year. These tax tips for freelancers will help you get a handle on what to keep, when to pay, and how much to deduct
Working in digital is a lot like riding a roller coaster blindfolded. You know that it will shoot upward and rocket downward again and again, but you never know when. But as talent agents, we get to peak over the blindfold from time to time. We’re among the first to know when businesses are expanding, and it’s painfully obvious when hiring has been frozen. If you’re unsure where the roller coaster’s going next, here’s some good news: it’s beginning what looks like a steady climb. The coming year is going to be a seller’s market, almost on par with the pre-recession glory days.
Marco Kaye just dropped some hard truth about start-up cliches. This hits just a little too close to home.
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