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We want to work with you. What do we mean by that? If you’re talented, passionate, innovative, humble and courageous, then we want you to join our extremely collaborative team. We recognize that EKR is only as great as the talent we bring on and foster. It’s a place to stretch, to do incredible work—to build brands and relationships. EKR is your career. Let’s do this.

Business Development Manager / Bid Writer

EKR seeks a Business Development Manager to scope, write and manage all client proposals. The Business Development Manager will be responsible for meeting with prospective clients to gather project details. He/she will meet with internal agency team members to scope project deliverables and costs. The bulk of the Business Development Manager’s responsibility will be planning, organizing and writing proposal presentations using an InDesign template document. The Business Development Manager will also help the EKR executive team to present and negotiate proposals with clients.
Responsibilities
  • Meet with prospective clients to assess client needs and gather project requirements.
  • Plan, scope and coordinate project requirements (including deliverables, processes and hour estimates) with the sales lead and internal strategy, design and development team members.
  • Assign hour estimates and costs to each project deliverable using a custom Excel/Google Spreadsheet and Excel/Google Spreadsheet functions.
  • Use InDesign to organize, lay out and write proposals that clearly express client needs, recommended solutions and details for each project deliverable.
  • Present proposals with the executive team.
  • Track proposal costs, progress and success rate using a sales CRM software and Google Spreadsheets.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in marketing, communications, technical writing or a related field.
  • 2+ years working in a bid writing or sales writing role (agency experience is a plus).
  • 2+ years experience with InDesign, specifically in presentation writing and document layout.
  • Demonstrated success in collaborating with marketing and technical teams (e.g., strategy, design and development) to plan and scope projects.
  • Skilled writer with a knack for turning technical jargon into engaging sales prose and clear project requirements.
  • Proficiency with Excel/Google Spreadsheets, including common functions and template management.
  • Extensive knowledge of current marketing trends and technology jargon.
  • Adept problem solver with the ability to self-manage workload and project deadlines.
  • Experience presenting to startup and enterprise clients, especially in the technology and/or marketing industry.
  • Enthusiastic in the workplace and motivated by ownership of a significant role in the company’s success.
  • Experience with sales CRM software is a plus.
  • A love for board games is a plus.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Web Marketing Manager

EKR seeks a Web Marketing Manager to oversee the creating of content and the marketing strategies for one of our clients websites. They will be responsible for defining scope, schedule and deliverables, as well as conversion goals that define the success of a project. They’ll need to exhibit a strong analytical and creative mind, with a passion for turning leads into conversions.
Responsibilities
  • Manage corporate Web properties of an enterprise scale Website ensuring that the companies business objectives are met.
  • Work with the UX team, designers and developers to improve the customer experience and develop modular page layouts that are flexible and easy to maintain.
  • Identify under-performing pages on the Website and work to improve the visitors experience.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to maintain various content areas of the site (i.e. Customer Support, Renewals, Training, etc...)
  • Use metrics to optimize the customer journey and improve conversions.
  • Work with Digital Marketing Manager to ensure SEO/SEM efforts are effective.
  • Test the performance of landing pages and report on trends and patterns.
  • Define testing plans, use heatmaps, analytics and other data at your disposal to determine improvements to the user journey.
  • Review website performance, customer journeys, and analyze the results in terms of ROI and defined success criteria.
  • Help set conversion and measurement goals for the company and report monthly.Implement JavaScript front-end interactivity.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years working in a Web marketing role. (Agency experience is a plus.)
  • Good attention to detail and a polished presentation ability are mandatory.
  • Strategic mindset for interpreting data that informs strategy and execution.
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and client relationships.
  • Highly effective communicator with a take-charge attitude.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and online marketing channels.
  • Highly creative, thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience with Google Analytics and other tools for analyzing Website traffic and user patterns.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Drupal Developer

EKR is hiring a Drupal Developer to work directly with customer websites built on the Drupal CMS.   This person will be responsible for front-end development including implementation of design (CSS & HTML), dynamic interactivity, and animation, as well as module development and integration with 3rd party systems.  They will work directly with our design team, project managers and key customers.
Responsibilities
  • Create HTML/CSS from provided designs.
  • Implement JavaScript front-end interactivity.
  • Implement animations using CSS3 animations and/or JavaScript.
  • Extend the functionality of Drupal through modules and custom code.
  • Create themes for additional content management systems like WordPress.
  • Work with MVC based websites and web applications using PHP frameworks such as Laravel.
  • Enforce web standards compliance.
  • Introduce and implement innovative techniques and technologies.
  • Ensure that websites are thoroughly tested and work across multiple platforms and browsers.
  • Help scope development projects and plan milestones, deliverables, and time-lines.
Skills & Experience
  • 4+ years experience.
  • Expert with HTML and CSS (HTML5 & CSS3).
  • Ability to work with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks files to cut images from provided design files.
  • Advanced JavaScript knowledge including frameworks such as JQuery.
  • Advanced experience with PHP
  • Experience skinning and customizing Drupal and additional CMS systems like Wordpress or Magento.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that website matches design pixel per pixel and applications are relatively bug free.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure.
  • Motivated to research and learn about new technologies and practices.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Director of Insights

EKR seeks a Director of Insights to conduct and oversee all research efforts and contribute greatly to brand and marketing strategy. They’ll be responsible for helping lead a team in research, the chosen candidate will be an integral member of EKR’s strategy team. They’ll also need to exhibit a strong analytical and creative mind, with a passion for turning insights into innovation.
Responsibilities
  • Manage research efforts.
  • Conduct and analyze primary and secondary research.
  • Create engaging research presentations.
  • Present strategic findings to our clients’ top executives.
  • Craft targeted campaigns built on data with an emphasis on originality and results.
  • Work with the team to help our clients identify opportunities for growth and differentiation.
  • Develop marketing plans based on research.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 2+ years of experience in a research capacity.
  • Good attention to detail and a polished presentation ability are mandatory.
  • Knowledge of and experience with conducting primary and secondary research, including surveys, interviews and focus groups.
  • Experience with marketing and research tools like Qualtrics.
  • Strategic mindset for interpreting data that informs strategy and execution.
  • Anticipates problems using a pragmatic approach.
  • Clever problem solver with a proven track record of success.
  • Enthusiastic in the workplace and motivated by a challenge.
  • Demonstrated success in managing relationships.
  • Highly effective communicator with a take-charge attitude.
  • Highly creative, thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Entrepreneur at heart who brings passion and innovation to the team.
  • Board game aficionado a plus.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Web Developer

EKR is hiring a Web Developer to work directly with customers to update and manage website content. This person will be responsible for both front-end and back-end development.  They will work directly with our design team, project managers and key customers.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create HTML/CSS from provided designs.
  • Implement JavaScript front-end interactivity.
  • Implement animations using CSS3 and/or JavaScript.
  • Create themes for content management systems like WordPress or Drupal.
  • Provide back-end functionality using PHP and/or other languages.
  • Create MVC based websites and web applications using PHP frameworks such as Laravel.
  • Integrate with various APIs and 3rd party services.
  • Configure and maintain content distribution to CDN systems like Akamai and AWS.
  • Help configure and maintain web hosting environments.
  • Enforce web standards compliance.
  • Introduce and implement innovative techniques and technologies.
  • Ensure that websites are thoroughly tested and work across multiple platforms and browsers.
  • Help scope development projects and plan milestones, deliverables, and time-lines.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • 3-5 years experience.
  • Expert with HTML and CSS (HTML5 & CSS3).
  • Expert JavaScript knowledge including frameworks such as JQuery.
  • Advanced experience with PHP and experience skinning and customizing CMS applications like Wordpress or Drupal.
  • Experience with PHP MVC frameworks such as Laravel.
  • Experience with video platforms and streaming video players.
  • Experience working with CDN delivered content.
  • Experience with bug tracking software like JIRA or Bugzilla.
  • Ability to work with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Fireworks files to cut images from provided design files.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that website matches design pixel per pixel and applications are relatively bug free.
  • Experience writing automated tests and test cases.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure.
  • Motivated to research and learn about new technologies and practices.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Website Quality Assurance Tester

EKR is looking for a Quality Assurance Tester to be responsible for performing quality tests on websites and web-based applications to identify problems with content and/or browser related issues. Testers will be responsible for reviewing web pages and working with developers to fix problems.
Responsibilities
  • Review websites for grammatical or consistency problems.
  • Review websites for compliance with brand standards, general programming best practices, and any other standards set forth by content owners.
  • Planning, creating, and executing manual and automated test plans
  • Record and document testing results.
  • Generate reports and recommendations based on test results.
  • Work with developers to ensure that bugs are fixed and website quality exceeds defined standards.
  • Participate in planning meetings.
  • Develop and maintain up-to-date industry skills in quality assurance and test automation.
  • Participate in teaching others the QA processes and technologies and the appropriate areas in which they should be applied.
Skills & Experience
  • 1-2 years experience in a quality testing position reviewing web content, design, UX and/or application functionality.
  • Knowledge of web content management concepts and terminology.
  • Basic understanding of HTML.
  • Experience testing multiple browsers for cross browser inconsistencies.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that pages look correct, code is clean, content makes sense and pages adhere to brand guide.
  • Superior written and verbal communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team and collaborate with others.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Project Manager

EKR seeks a technical project manager to oversee client projects in a creative agency and web development environment. They will be responsible for defining scope, schedule and deliverables, as well as ensuring all work exceeds client expectations and is completed on time and on budget. The successful candidate will have focused experience in managing web development projects and web migration projects. He or she will also have demonstrated success in managing stakeholders and in coordinating efforts among web developers and quality assurance managers.
RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Plans, monitors and coordinates the successful completion of lead-generation-focused projects.
  • Acts as a liaison between marketing staff, content stakeholders and external vendors to facilitate online campaigns.
  • Ownership of end-to-end success of the project and stakeholder(s).
  • In accordance with professional project management practices, establishes project milestones and deliverables, provides contingency planning, obtains stakeholder alignment on objectives to avoid scope creep and monitors potential risks to project.
  • Identifies, manages and mitigates issues and risks.
  • Identify internal resource needs and negotiate assignment with other Project Managers.
  • Coordinates the work between departments or organizations, and holds individual contributors accountable for deliverables.
  • Handles day-to-day communications with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Interacts frequently with senior professionals and management.
  • Determines best method to achieve results and may make suggestions to improve policies and procedures.
  • Closely aligned peer to peer coordination and discussion on execution and strategy.
  • Tracks and reports timelines to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Open and ready to learn attitude, in order to understand and not to always respond.
  • Conducts post-project analysis, including ongoing success metrics.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years working as a project manager in a web environment.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and online marketing channels.
  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and problem solve.
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and client relationships.
  • Is a highly effective communicator with a “take charge” attitude.
  • Brings enthusiasm to the workplace and is motivated by challenge.
  • Can look ahead to anticipate problems using a pragmatic approach.
  • PMP Certification encouraged.

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Account Manager

EKR is looking for an account manager with the discipline to own client relationships and projects, stick to client budgets, and solve problems creatively. Our ideal candidate is a meticulous note taker, organizer and deadline addict—and they keep their cool under the sometimes maddening pressure associated with doing high quality work in an agency environment. (If you have agency experience, let’s talk.) This person can adeptly coordinate with our strategy, creative and development teams, and they are fluent in the languages of marketer, designer and programmer.
Responsibilities
  • Handles day-to-day communications with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Interacts frequently with senior professionals and management.
  • Involved in business development with current clients.
  • Takes responsibility for the success of projects and client relationships.
  • Coordinates work between departments and holds individual contributors accountable for deliverables.
  • Determines best method to achieve results and may make suggestions to improve policies and procedures.
Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Experience working in an agency environment is a plus.
  • 3+ years working as an account manager for creative and web projects.
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and online marketing channels.
  • Detail oriented with ability to prioritize and problem solve.
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and client relationships.
  • Is a highly effective communicator with a take-charge attitude.
  • Brings enthusiasm to the workplace and is motivated by a challenge.
  • Anticipates problems using a pragmatic approach.

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HTML Production Developer

EKR is hiring an HTML Production Developer to work directly with customers to update and manage website content. This person will work from existing HTML templates but will need to be able to customize them to meet the needs of the content and the customers.
Responsibilities
  • Work from a queue of customer requests to create web content in HTML and update existing HTML content.
  • Self-manage completion of web projects and work with customer to ensure satisfaction.
  • Escalate large projects for prioritization to an extended team that includes project management, design and senior development resources.
  • Ensure that all web pages adhere to template guidelines and customer style guide.
  • Create HTML code that validates and complies with current web standards.
  • Test content thoroughly using multiple supported browsers.
Skills & Experience
  • 1-2 years of experience.
  • Proficient with HTML/XHTML and familiarity with CSS.
  • Some experience with Javascript would be ideal but not mandatory.
  • Obsessive attention to detail, ensuring that pages look correct, code is clean, content makes sense, and pages adhere to style guide.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work under pressure.
  • Good communications skills and customer service focused attitude.
Interested? Email the following items to careers@ekragency.com.
  • Cover letter
  • Resume

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Yes, we have specific roles we’re looking for. But, we’re more interested in your skills—in you as a person. Will you jive with our diverse team? Do you have intensity (even a slight addiction) for digital marketing, brand building, art creation or code tinkering—or a bit of everything? What we’re trying to say is simple. Send us your résumé anyway. Let’s see if we can make your role together.

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