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This ain’t your father’s advertising agency!

What would it be like to work for Seattle’s largest independent search marketing agency? One where you are a contributing member to a dynamic, intelligent and fun-loving team of search marketing experts? What it would be like is an extraordinary experience to grow, develop and contribute to an awesome industry with one its leaders!

Point It is a 35-person search marketing agency based in Seattle, established in March of 2002.  For each of the past three years, Point It was recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Washington’s top 100 fastest growing private companies and as one of the Inc 5000 fastest growing private companies in America!

Search Marketing being our forte, we offer quality services in Paid Search Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Display, Paid Social Advertising and Website Development. We are a privately-held, growing company addressing a red-hot market. We are looking for dynamic individuals who want to be integral members of our team.

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WordPress Developer

Point It is looking for a skilled WordPress Developer to join our growing Digital Services team. We are hiring someone who is interested in new & emerging technologies and trends in website development, and is proficient in working with responsive website development.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead developer for a growing digital services team.
  • Responsible for development of emails, landing pages and websites.
  • Expert in WordPress development and customization, with experience working with e-commerce websites. Including: Custom fields, plugin customization, etc.
  • Soup-to-nuts website development: from setting up a server to launching a website.
  • Developing for touch based interfaces (touch, tap, swipe).
  • Comfortable troubleshooting web development for cross browser and device compatibility.
  • Keeping up to date with new and emerging website technologies and trends, and pushing the Digital Services team to work with these technologies.

Skills Required:

  • 3-5+ Years Converting websites from other CMS platforms into WordPress
  • 3-5+ Years of HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL, and WordPress custom theming
  • Taking existing branding concepts and applying them to engaging web design
  • Comfortable in frontend & backend coding
  • Exceptional communication and self/time management skills
  • A desire to look to the future of design in web & graphic industries
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Keen Attention to Detail
  • Eye for Design

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to jobs@pointit.com.

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Ad Operations Manager

Point It is looking for an Ad Operations Manager who is responsible for the execution of display strategies on behalf of our clients. The successful candidate will have experience managing mid to large accounts either for an agency or in-house; as well as the skills and enthusiasm necessary to be a part of a rock star team!

Responsibilities:

  • Manage campaign setup, performance optimization, tagging, and metric analysis and interpretation while monitoring performance and delivery against client objectives.
  • Develop meaningful, nurturing client relationships by understanding clients’ business goals & executing appropriate strategy.
  • Identify and present opportunities for overall client success by translating data into actionable information and ideas.
  • Continuous optimization of budgets and placements to meet/exceed client goals.
  • Use data, trends, market insights and logic to develop and test valuable, customized and strategic recommendations.
  • Assemble and present client reporting.
  • Keep up with Display industry knowledge.

Qualification Requirements:

  • 2+ years experience in trafficking/Ad Operations/Account management (Ad serving systems and self-service bidding system experience a major plus).
  • Experience with Display, Video and Mobile ad serving in Appnexus, DoubleClick, or a comparable ad server.
  • Client Management experience (both internal and external), including point-of-contact experience as well as proven ability to handle multiple deliverables with tight deadlines.
  • Fluency in MS Office with advanced capabilities in Excel (formulas, charting, etc.)
  • Troubleshooting, organizational, analytical and project management skills as well being able to manage time effectively.
  • Self-starter, self-motivator and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • BS/BA or equivalent in business, technology or other related field.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume and portfolio to jobs@pointit.com.

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Director of Marketing (P/T)

Looking for a position where you have the ability to mold the direction of a rapidly growing digital marketing agency?  Seeking a flexible work environment that meets your lifestyle? As Director of Marketing, your goal is to take Point It to the next level of growth by implementing well planned and executed marketing strategies.

Primary goals:

  • Build a replicable and scalable lead generation model
  • Promote and expand Point It’s reputation and thought leadership
  • Develop, revise and update our Marketing and Sales assets and collateral

Tactics and strategies (may include):

  • Managing our monthly webinars
  • Updating and developing case studies
  • Trade show management
  • Brand Development
  • Newsletter development
  • Blog strategy
  • Social Media
  • Your ideas here

Job Specifications:

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years marketing experience at a small to mid-size professional services organization
  • Proven experience growing a company with a small to moderate marketing budget
  • Substantial experience with new media and internet advertising
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • BS/BA Marketing or related field preferred

This is a great opportunity for a passionate marketer looking for an opportunity to take a hot company to the next level.  To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to jobs@pointit.com.

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Controller

The Controller is a hands-on position responsible for the company’s accounting and will have responsibility for ensuring timely and accurate financial and management reporting, as well as responsibility over budgets and forecasts.  The position ensures company accounting procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles.  The Controller is also responsible for establishing and maintaining financial controls throughout the organization.

The Controller must have an aptitude for accounting systems and strong leadership and communication skills in addition to being highly motivated and energetic.  The position will report directly to the President and will support all operations of the Company.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for all accounting functions including monthly accrual-based financial statement preparation and reporting, operational information and reporting, account reconciliations, CPA interface and external examinations.
  • Provide senior management with meaningful and timely information that will enhance their ability to manage and direct the Company.
  • Develop and introduce Key Performance Indicators as a component of regular reporting.
  • Proactively review and develop existing policies and procedures to increase efficiency and effectiveness across all departments in order to improve profitability and to enhance controls.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining short and long term cash flow and operating forecasts.
  • Responsible for ensuring adequate and cost effective risk management.
  • Assist senior management in the selection and implementation of employee benefits.
  • Serve as primary point of contact for the external CPA.
  • Performs others duties as assigned.

Job Specifications:

Experience:
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in a comparable role
  • Relevant industry experience strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical skills with a focus on adding value
  • Desire to continue to learn and grow into a strategic partner
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be an experienced QuickBooks user
Education:
  • Minimum BA or BS in Accounting or related field from an accredited educational institution.
  • Knowledge of current GAAP with a CPA desired

This is a full-time position, eligible for benefits and the other perks of working with us. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@pointit.com

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Senior Paid Search Manager – Austin, TX

Are you paid search advertising professional with an exceptional ability to manage clients and competing priorities? Does building a team of search professionals for one of Seattle’s premier digital agencies sound like the challenge you’ve been seeking? Then consider joining Point It.

We are looking for a Senior Client Manager who is responsible for the execution of search engine marketing strategies on behalf of our clients.  The successful candidate will have extensive experience managing mid to large accounts either for an agency or in-house; as well as the skills and enthusiasm necessary to build and manage a rock star team!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage day to day pay-per-click campaigns on multiple search engines
  • Be the day to day client contact for a variety of clients
  • Hire, train and manage junior staff members
  • Use bid management skills focused on achieving client goals
  • Research/develop keywords and write/create copy
  • Use reporting tools to analyze data and optimize campaigns
  • Provide weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to clients

Position Qualifications:

  • 2+ years paid search marketing experience with direct client contact
  • 2 + years direct experience hiring, onboarding, training, managing staff and building a successful team
  • A strong work ethic and ability to work independently with a remote office
  • Experience managing the operations of a remote office is helpful
  • Ability to prepare clear and concise client-ready documents
  • Outstanding time management skills
  • Excellent Excel skills (quality charts, knowledge of formulas)
  • Fluency with Word and Microsoft Office applications

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Sales Manager – Austin, TX

Want to reach your true earning potential and be a part of one of today’s most dynamic marketing fields – Digital Marketing?  How about working remotely for one of Seattle’s largest independent search marketing agencies to open up new territory and help establish a new office?

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Sales Manager to expand our presence to Austin and surrounding Metros (Dallas, Houston and San Antonio). This position will be responsible for planning, organizing and executing sales activities to drive company revenue.

This is not an entry level sales position – sales experience is a must, specifically solutions service selling experience with digital media. If you don’t live or are not planning to live in Austin, TX, this isn’t the right fit for you. A strong base salary and liberal commission plan make first year earnings of 80K+ a strong potential and we expect that you will be earning well over $100K in year-two on new and residual sales.

Your accounts receive top-level support from dedicated account managers so you can focus on finding and acquiring new clients and up-selling to the existing base. We also deliver a full benefits plan to our employees including paid medical and dental, SIMPLE IRA, Transportation subsidy and PTO.

Key Position Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, qualifying and following up with sales and business development opportunities
  • Research and proactively contact through outbound calls to engage prospects
  • Drive referral marketing process with current and former clients
  • Outbound cold-call prospecting
  • Proposal writing and contract development
  • Attend and provide onsite support for company’s presence at industry tradeshows and networking events – local and national
  • Generate reports using salesforce.com and/or other CRM systems
  • Actively manage sales pipeline

Position Qualifications:

  • Solutions selling experience an absolute MUST HAVE
  • 2-3 years of active sales or business development for a service provider is a MUST HAVE
  • Cold calling experience is a MUST HAVE
  • Digital Media Sales, including SEO and SEM are a MUST HAVE
  • Must be able to work independently and have an entrepreneurial mind set
  • 1+ years marketing/marketing communications program exposure
  • Success in interacting directly with senior decision makers (CMO, VP of Marketing, Director of Internet Marketing) to secure new business
  • Knowledge of CRM systems; experience as a salesforce.com user preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal communication and business writing skills
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office application

This is a full-time position, eligible for benefits and the other perks of working with us. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@pointit.com