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Become a BIGSHOT!

Do you have a unique personality with inbound marketing skills and abilities to spare? Do you enjoy working in a fun environment filled with energetic two and four-legged co-workers? We are growing and constantly on the look-out for talented individuals with personality to spare and motivation to go BIG. We are currently accepting applications for the following positions.

  • Account Manager
  • Account Coordinator
  • Back-end Web Developer
  • Front-end Web Developer / Designer
  • Always looking for

Account Manager

BIGSHOT Inbound, a well established and respected Kansas City-based inbound marketing firm, is looking for an experienced Account Manager. The Account Manager will be responsible for shepherding projects from conception to delivery, working with all departments within BIGSHOT and external inbound marketing partners. Potential candidates for the Account Manager position should have 2 to 3 years of related experience and a thorough understanding of inbound marketing, web development, SEM, project management and client service. HubSpot experience is a plus. Candidates should be organized, self-reliant, articulate, flexible, capable of working under pressure, and have an incredible appetite for learning in both independent and group settings.

Candidates should be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills. This person should establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in client relationships, agency processes, production, creative development, strategic thinking and analytical skills. Task management and execution are also very important, and include information collection, analysis and communication with internal teams and clients. Strong leadership, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are all required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of client accounts ensuring timely execution of initiatives according to budget and plan
  • Make strategic recommendations to clients with confidence and knowledge based on research and experience; continually identify opportunities to grow client business
  • Manage clients’ scope of work and schedule quarterly budget reviews
  • Analyze and distribute monthly reporting to clients and hold quarterly reviews with clients

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field
  • 3+ years of full-time experience in digital marketing, media or advertising (digital experience strongly preferred)
  • Inbound marketing knowledge
  • Proven experience in online marketing and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) (PPC, SEO, email, social, etc.)
  • Proven experience in website development and project management

So, you think you have what it takes to go BIG?

Account Coordinator

BIGSHOT Inbound, a well established and respected Kansas City based inbound marketing firm, is looking to hire an Account Coordinator to support the Account Executive in managing client accounts with the agency internal team.

The ideal candidate must be highly efficient, organized and possess a real desire to do what it takes to ensure the success of every project. Organizational and excellent communication skills are a must. This is an entry-level position.

The Account Coordinator will be responsible for:
  • Assisting the account team in the daily servicing of their clients and support other agency activities on an as needed basis, not limited to support in other department areas of tasks and project completion as upon client requests.
  • Preparing account service related documents such as meeting agendas, meeting reports, proposals and other client communications and correspondence.
  • Participating in and documenting discussions during client meetings and conference calls
  • Creating and/or providing feedback on project timelines
  • Fielding and processing internal information requests
  • Maintaining current work in progress records and archives of past project information as appropriate
  • Lead on all agency client reporting
    • Compile monthly reporting decks
    • Analyze the report for strengths and challenges
    • Review reporting with Director of Account Service and Account Manager for further discussion and analysis
  • Documenting all details from strategy meetings directly - deliver actionable items via list to Project Manager on a daily basis
Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in Advertising or related field
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks with strong attention to detail
  • Ability to exercise creativity and take initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Highly motivated, selfstarter who can handle large tasks without a lot of day-to-day hand holding
  • Must possess strong computer skills and strong written and verbal communication skills

So, you think you have what it takes to go BIG?

Back-end Web Developer

We're searching for a motivated, uber-talented, roll-up-your-sleeves back-end web developer to join our team. BIGSHOT is a well respected, nationwide inbound marketing agency and HubSpot Platinum level partner.

As a back-end web developer for BIGSHOT, you will concentrate on building custom Joomla! components in PHP and optimizing HTML, CSS, and JavaScript front-end code for SEO. You will work closely with our front-end designers and developers to ensure each project is cleanly coded.

BIGSHOT takes great pride to ensure the projects we deliver always exceed our clients expectations. We're looking for detail-oriented, passionate problem solvers who think outside of the box. You need to be a hands-on developer with a natural curiosity to learn and lead. We'll expect you to push yourself and those around you, to improve upon what we create today and in the future.

The right candidate is actively curious about web applications and emerging technologies. At BIGSHOT we always keep abreast of the newest technologies and help us keep our clients ahead of the curve.

What you should show up with on your first day

  • PHP server side scripting language, plus MySQL, and CMS (Joomla!)
  • Java is a plus!
  • Expert knowledge and experience hand-coding HTML5 and CSS3
  • Knowledge of Javascript, jQuery, Ajax and W3C best practices and standards-compliant coding
  • Public APIs such as Twitter, Flickr, Google maps and Facebook 2+ years of commercial web development experience
  • Experience working with responsive templates, designing GUIs and web applications

So, you think you have what it takes to go BIG?

Front-end Web Developer / Designer (HTML, JavaScript, jQuery and CSS)

BIGSHOT Inbound is looking for a talented Web Developer with strong front-end skills to join our team. You will be responsible for helping develop websites for our inbound marketing clients. We are looking for a self-motivator with strong communication skills who adapts well to evolving priorities and deadlines, stays current with technology, and can evaluate code/server performance quickly and efficiently. Individuals applying should be committed to quality and results in a challenging environment in exchange for an enjoyable and rewarding workplace alongside a great team.

BIGSHOT takes great pride to ensure the projects we deliver always exceed our clients' expectations. We're looking for detail-oriented, passionate problem-solvers who think outside of the box. You need to be a hands-on developer with a natural curiosity to learn and lead. We'll expect you to push yourself and those around you, to improve upon what we create today and in the future.

The right candidate is actively curious about emerging technologies. At BIGSHOT we always keep abreast of the newest technologies and keep our clients ahead of the curve.

You will be expected to:

  • Work closely with designers and back-end engineers to develop the front-end of Joomla and Hubspot COS websites.
  • Work with designers and inbound strategists on the specification of the front-end system
  • Work with team on resolving issues in a timely manner
  • Participate in iteration planning meetings (provide time and risk estimates)
  • Provide regular feedback on progress and challenges
  • Notify management promptly about development issues affecting schedules

Required technical skills

  • Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS2 and CSS3
  • Working knowledge of SASS and similar CSS preprocessors
  • Comfort developing for all modern web browsers and devices
  • Responsive UI design

Desired technical skills

  • JavaScript is a plus!
  • Expert knowledge of Joomla or Wordpress
  • Expert knowledge of SEO optimization
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix web hosting environment
  • Understanding of WebRTC protocols and standards
  • Familiarity with HubSpot's inbound marketing platform

Required soft skills

  • Working knowledge of Inbound Marketing
  • Passion for innovation
  • Cross-functional teaming
  • Preference for high-pace, goal-oriented environment
  • Active communicator
  • High work ethics
  • Disciplined approach to web development
  • Learning agility
  • Problem-solving and persistence skills

Benefits

  • Competitive salary commensurate with skills and work experience
  • Unlimited vacation program
  • Flexible work hours
  • 401(k)
  • Health savings account
  • Well-balanced work-life culture
  • Open communication with executive staff
  • Open space work environment with natural light
  • Office building in crossroads arts district
  • Free parking

So, you think you have what it takes to go BIG?

Freelance Writers

BIGSHOT is always looking for talented, reliable freelance writers to help develop content for our clients. We prefer to work with writers who are available for ongoing assignments so that you can get to know the needs of our clients.

Because we work with a wide variety of clients, assignments can vary from blog posts about lawn care to ebooks about breast augmentation. If you're interested, we need to review and evaluate your writing style and experience.

Social Media Coordinator

Are you a social media junkie? Are you passionate about creating campaigns that drive engagement and generate real results for clients? Do you love being on top of the latest social media trends and changes? BIGSHOT, a Platinum-Level HubSpot partner agency, and one of the Midwest's only agencies focused exclusively on inbound marketing, is searching for a top-notch Social Media Coordinator to join our team!

As a Social Media Coordinator for BIGSHOT, you will concentrate on designing and implementing content strategy, creating relevant content and demonstrating thought leadership. You will work closely with our Social Media Manager and Director of Content & Social to ensure each project is relevant, engaging and speaks to the client's persona.

BIGSHOT takes great pride to ensure the projects we deliver always exceed our clients expectations. We're looking for detail-oriented, passionate problem-solvers who think outside of the box. You need to have a natural curiosity to learn and lead. We'll expect you to push yourself and those around you, to improve upon what we create today and in the future.

The right candidate is a social media junkie and has a vested interest in learning about advances in the field of social media communications. At BIGSHOT we always keep abreast of new techniques and processes to keep our clients ahead of the curve.

What you should show up with on your first day

  • A thorough understanding of social media strategy and inbound marketing
  • Experience using Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube and Linkedin
  • Ability to write effective copy and adapt content to each social network in a professional but unique voice for each client
  • Experience managing social media contests, Facebook ads and other forms of sponsored content
  • A juggler - not of big, round balls, but of projects and resources
  • Top-notch time-management and organizational skills
  • 3+ years of related experience

What would really make you stand out?

  • Hubspot certification
  • Agency experience, or experience in a fast-paced project centered environment
  • Basic design experience (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SEO keywords and tagging
  • Basic knowledge of web development and HTML

So, you think you have what it takes to go BIG?

Account Manager

BIGSHOT Inbound, a well established and respected Kansas City-based inbound marketing firm, is looking for an experienced Account Manager. The Account Manager will be responsible for shepherding projects from conception to delivery, working with all departments within BIGSHOT and external inbound marketing partners.

Potential candidates for the Account Manager position should have 2 to 3 years of related experience and a thorough understanding of inbound marketing, web development, SEM, project management and client service. HubSpot experience is a plus.

Candidates should be organized, self-reliant, articulate, flexible, capable of working under pressure, and have an incredible appetite for learning in both independent and group settings. Candidates should be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.

This person should establish a foundation of knowledge and experience in client relationships, agency processes, production, creative development, strategic thinking and analytical skills. Task management and execution are also very important, and include information collection, analysis and communication with internal teams and clients. Strong leadership, presentation, communication and interpersonal skills are all required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all aspects of client accounts, ensuring timely execution of initiatives according to budget and plan
  • Make strategic recommendations to clients with confidence and knowledge based on research and experience; continually identify opportunities to grow client business
  • Manage clients' scope of work and schedule quarterly budget reviews
  • Analyze and distribute monthly reporting to clients and hold quarterly reviews with clients

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a related field
  • 3+ years of full-time experience in digital marketing, media or advertising (digital experience strongly preferred)
  • Inbound marketing knowledge
  • Proven experience in online marketing and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) (PPC, SEO, email, social, etc.)
  • Proven experience in website development and project management

So, you think you have what it takes to go BIG?

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