Director of Marketing (New York, New York)

Whiting Consulting is searching for a stellar Director of Marketing to join our client’s high-impact team, which is on a relentless mission to revolutionize online recruitment advertising. This position offers the opportunity to make tangible, highly-visible contributions to their success and will report directly to the company’s CEO. If you are a passionate marketing professional who relishes crafting value propositions, competitively and efficiently positioning products/services, and amplifying an organization’s awareness in the marketplace, then we want you to join their team! The Director of Marketing will develop impactful marketing strategies and tools, in context of the four-P’s, in order to drive measurable business impact for our client and their network affiliates.

The candidate must be able to demonstrate:

  • The ability to develop marketing strategies across the four-Ps.
  • Entrepreneurship, resourcefulness, and creativity in achieving objectives.
  • Leadership and self-organization skills in developing, organizing, and executing objectives.
  • Stellar written and verbal communication skills.
  • Fact-based, premise-building supported by strong analytical ability that embraces data.
  • In-depth sales and marketing techniques with ROI clarity.
  • The ability to communicate cross-functionally with the executive team, management peers, and internal and external customers.
  • Accountability through performance metrics and process efficiency.

 

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a key member of the executive team and help set the company’s strategic direction.
  • Spearhead global marketing initiatives that are consistent with the company’s overall strategy.
  • Manage contract negotiation with marketing-related vendors.
  • Manage the company’s marketing communications strategy and plan, including PR, newsletters, etc.
  • Plan and oversee advertising and promotion activities.
  • Coordinate market research and adjust marketing strategy to meet landscape and competitive conditions.
  • Monitor industry and competitor developments monthly in a structured analytical manner.
  • Establish and maintain a consistent corporate image and brand throughout product, promotional materials, events, and corporate website.
  • Develop marketing tools/collateral for the New Business Sales team.
  • Develop marketing tools/collateral for the Affiliate Development team.
  • Ensure effective control of marketing results, and take corrective action to manage the achievement of marketing objectives within budget.
  • Develop and manage the marketing department’s operating budget.
  • Identify and facilitate appropriate trade association relationships and trade shows at which to promote the company.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with industry influencers and key strategic partners.
  • Prepare and deliver periodic marketing update reports in an executive team setting.

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Marketing or Business, with a minimum of five (5) years of related experience managing a Marketing function.
  • Experience with and interest in strategic marketing communications is a must.
  • Previous marketing experience in an Internet and/or software context.
  • Deep understanding of the online space.
  • Experience with Internet delivered services or products.
  • Experience with social marketing.
  • Experience with sales automation and analytics tools.
  • Understanding of online advertising.
  • Understanding of the recruitment advertising and or HR space a plus.
  • Experience with Ad Tech, Ad Network, and/or Digital departments of Traditional media entities a plus.
  • Experience in working in a startup environment a double plus. The candidate must thrive in a start-up environment and embrace navigating through constant change productively.
  • The individual should possess a demonstrable, process-driven approach to developing his/her own marketing management process, taking into account the organization’s priorities and proactively reaching for stretch goals.

When applying for a position, send your resume electronically (in Microsoft Word format) to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

 

Please ensure to note the position name in the subject line of your e-mail.

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HTML DEVELOPER (New York, New York)

Required Skills

  • Expert skills in various HTML and XHTML formats, CSS2 classes, and Javascript manipulation of DOM and rendering.
  • Three to five (3-5) years experience with user interface development techniques and processes.
  • Ability to analyze requirements and rapidly convert into HTML prototypes.
  • Solid research, technical and visual design skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage work to project timelines.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills.
  • Willing to work long hours, if necessary.
  • Team player with positive attitude.
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

    FRONT-END DEVELOPER (New York, New York)

    Whiting Consulting is searching for a Front-End Developer for our client, a leading interactive marketing organization in the New York City area.

    Responsibilities

  • Develop front-end applications for multiple projects at the same time.
  • Work in coordination with Back-End Developers and the rest of the project team to create the best quality work products.
  • Development testing of your work.
  • Troubleshoot issues found in your work to accommodate different browser/platform configurations.
  • Ensure that your code is source-controlled based on company standards.
  • Required Skills & Experience

  • Four to five (4-5) years of experience working on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Solid understanding of front-end development fundamentals.
  • Java, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, Framework, JSP, XML, and XLST experience.
  • Well-rounded, motivated, self-starter.
  • Preferred Skills & Experience

  • JSTL.
  • Familiarity with Struts, Spring Networks, SQL.
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

    Lead User Experience / Interaction Designer (NYC area)

    Whiting Consulting is searching for a Lead User Experience / Interaction Designer for our client in the New York City area.

    Responsibilities

  • Drive product designs from ideation to implementation
  • Plan and Conduct user tests and turn observations into insights for product design/improvement
  • Set strategic design direction and communicate a vision for houseparty.com products
  • Communicate designs through mockups and interactive prototypes
  • Collaborate with other designers, usability analysts and researchers to inform and validate your designs
  • Evangelize new interface guidelines and design patterns
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced, environment
  • Required Skills / Experience

  • Expert understanding of user-centered design methods and best practices
  • Expert knowledge of rapid prototyping and design tools such as OmniGraffle, Axure, InDesign, PhotoShop, Fireworks, or Illustrator
  • Generate rapid, iterative interactive prototypes
  • Ability to communicate your ideas to multiple audiences and tailor deliverables accordingly
  • Ability to lead and manage large design initiatives
  • Desired Skills

  • At least 6 years experience in user interface and interaction design with significant experience designing rich interactive Web applications for the consumer or enterprise
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or related field or equivalent experience required, Master’s preferred
  • Unhealthy obsession with InDesign for creating deliverables (think Eight Shapes “Unify” system)
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

    Software Developer (NYC area)

    Description and Responsibilities

    Whiting Consulting is searching for a Software Developer for our client. Developers are responsible for building and maintaining the systems and applications for all company products and functionality. Developer responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following, which ensure timely development of quality software: Selecting and implementing efficient algorithms; Writing clear, well-documented, and bug-free code; Participating in code reviews (of their code and that of others); Ensuring adequate testing of all code; and Responding promptly to all job tickets.

    Skills: Technical Competence

  • Shows basic understanding of Company architecture and the Company service, including tools and resources (ticketing systems and analytical tool sets).
  • Demonstrates basic problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in C/C++ (or other team-specific programming languages). Codes effectively in the Company environment. Uses efficient algorithms.
  • Skills: Domain Knowledge

  • Shows basic understanding of the firm and the Company business.
  • Shows excellent understanding of structure and technologies underlying Company products in the team-specific domain.
  • Skills: Software Engineering

  • Shows solid understanding of role in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Follows good coding and design standards in the implementation, testing, and maintenance of Company code and systems.
  • Skills: Management & Leadership

  • Demonstrates effective time management skills.
  • Skills: Communication

  • Communicates well with others and exchanges information promptly and effectively to complete tasks.
  • Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills in English in documentation, code comments, status reports, ticket logs, and MSGs.
  • Skills: Interpersonal

  • Respects and maintains cooperative and professional working relationships with peers, other teams, and business sponsors. Considers the opinions and feelings of others.
  • Skills: Responsibility/Work Ethic

  • Exhibits a results-oriented, “get-it-done” attitude with the capacity to follow through on tasks in a timely, responsible manner. Follows directions and procedures, with close attention to detail. Shows willingness to go the “extra mile” and take initiative independently. Displays enthusiasm and drive in tackling assignments.
  • Skills: Customer Focus

  • Effectively responds to internal and external customer requests and concerns; listens, analyzes, and promptly resolves concerns and requirements. Offers timely responses to requests and questions. Builds credibility with business sponsors and peers.
  • Productivity: Timeliness

  • Accurately estimates task timelines, efficiently manages own time, and aggressively meets deadlines. Delivers complex code quickly with the minimal amount of time needed. Copes with and adjusts to time constraints easily.
  • Productivity: Difficulty

  • Works independently on all tasks. Learns and makes use of new, unfamiliar technologies with little to no “ramp up” time. Handles all types of code well, including complex, poorly documented, and poorly structured code.
  • Productivity: Quality

  • Writes well-structured and consistently formatted code that follows R&D coding standards and practices. Participates regularly in code reviews. Anticipates code areas that are difficult to test and uses debugging logic and metrics to address and resolve them.
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

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