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Percolate London Fields, London, UK
Jul 19, 2019
Paid Apprenticeship
Percolate is a events production company – focused mostly on electronic music across clubs and festivals. We are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic individual to join our team based in Hackney, London One of the UK's premier electronic music event promoters & small festival operator. An exciting, independently owned, company that is firmly in the underground events scene whilst also operating and programming warehouse spaces. Percolate is independently owned and you will be working in a tight knit team. Apprenticeship summary   The role will be to assist the director with their daily tasks and to be responsible for the general running of the busy office. You will also be required to attend gigs, festivals, meetings and events throughout your apprenticeship. You will be contributing to the day-to-day running of Percolate and managing the administration, logistics and management of events. The ideal candidate will be incredibly thorough and organised, interested in creating, refining and implementing administrative processes, and be a self-starter. Ideally you will also be passionate about music and events. Day-to-day responsibilities will include: Keep track of artist bookings by the director Advance shows including booking travel and accommodation for artists Report on artist availability Prepare shows technical and hospitality rider for artists Liaise with venues and agents for dates Fill booking forms and offers Keep calendars up-to-date for upcoming shows Pass on show briefs to Event Management team Assist directors with daily duties Assist at events with managing artists and venue Manage the office diary and ensure sure staff members are prepared for meetings Take notes in meetings Collating information for artist pitches Desired skills Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work Able to handle a busy workload Comfortable working individually and as part of a team Can take notes in meetings Strong organisational skills with the ability to multitask Active listening skills Personal qualities Highly organised with real attention to detail The ability to multitask Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential Able to handle a busy workload Comfortable working individually and as part of a team Can take notes in meetings Active listening skills
Cloub Technologies SAS Paris, France
Jul 19, 2019
Freelancer
Salut ! Nous sommes Cloub , la solution nouvelle génération révolutionnant l'enregistrement de musique live. Depuis décembre 2018, nous avons déjà équipé de grands clubs et festivals en France, en Allemagne, en Belgique et au Royaume-Uni. Nous sommes actuellement à la recherche de partenaires commerciaux pour faire partie de notre équipe berlinoise ou parisienne! VOTRE MISSION: - Aider Cloub à se développer sur le territoire Européen - Approcher, suivre et conclure des deals en Europe (Clubs, Salles de concert, Festivals) - Représenter l'entreprise sur le territoire - Gérer et entretenir la base de données clients TES COMPÉTENCES : - Un réseau important dans l'écosystème de la musique live - Une très bonne compréhension de l'industrie de la musique - Une attitude professionnelle efficace et subtile - Un esprit structuré, organisé et logique dans un environnement dynamique - Capacité à gérer plusieurs projets en même temps et à prendre de la hauteur - Esprit d'entreprise et vision à long terme EXIGENCES : - Avoir un statut de freelance à jour - Parler couramment l'anglais (les langues supplémentaires sont un avantage considérable) - Prêt à commencer immédiatement BÉNÉFICES: - Vous serez récompensé de 15% du montant de vos contrats conclus Nous sommes déjà impatients d'examiner votre candidature et de commencer à travailler avec vous!   Au plaisir de vous lire, L'équipe Cloub. 👐  
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. Complex seeks an experienced, motivated, and sales-driven Senior  Account Director  to join our  New York Brand Partnerships   team . You will be a part of a top-notch sales team, selling integrated marketing programs across Complex’s network of sites, custom and sponsored video, branded content and ComplexCon sponsor packages. This solution-oriented individual will be responsible for creating partnerships across multiple brands and initiatives while maximizing revenue. This role is based in New York  territory. Responsibilities : As a Senior  Account Director,  you will be responsible for nurturing established territories while also having the opportunity to sell and develop untapped regions. The ideal candidate is creative, ambitious, organized and is great at identifying and closing business across specific categories – MUST HAVE experience selling digital content and big ideas. Meet or exceed revenue goals on monthly/quarterly/annual basis across digital, mobile, video, branded content. and programmatic. Build existing account relationships while prospecting and developing new accounts Schedule and execute at least 10 face-to-face meetings a week including lunches, dinners, and client entertaining. Act as a liaison between Complex and advertiser on all marketing programs, including but not limited to advertising campaigns, advertorials, events, social and mobile promotions. Gather market and advertiser information through competitive websites as well as trade journals. Keep abreast of forthcoming marketing and editorial developments and special promotions to communicate with advertiser base. Prepare weekly sales reports. Requirements : 7+ years of media sales experience meeting and/or exceeding quotas A bachelor’s degree Exceptional client relationship and communication skills Campaign management experience “Win-Win” attitude with a hunger to meet and exceed goals Desire to work in fast-paced and deadline driven environment Strong Microsoft (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skillset Complex Networks is the perfect environment for team players with a passion for never-been-done-before programs, branded content creation, building custom ad units and developing long-term partnerships. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing brand and team while earning a very competitive compensation.   About Complex Networks Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.
Complex Networks Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. Complex is looking for a motivated and sales driven  Senior   Account Director  to join our leading digital platform.  You will be a part of a top-notch sales team, selling integrated marketing programs across desktop, mobile, video, and branded content.  This solution-oriented individual will be responsible for creating partnerships across multiple brands and initiatives while maximizing revenue.  As an  Senior   Account Director,  you will be responsible for nurturing established territories while also having the opportunity to sell and develop untapped regions.The ideal candidate is creative, ambitious, organized and is great at identifying and closing business across specific categories – MUST HAVE experience with digital selling.   This role is based in  Los Angeles .  Responsibilities : Meet or exceed revenue goals on monthly/quarterly/annual basis across digital, mobile, video, branded content. and programmatic. Build existing account relationships while prospecting and developing new accounts Schedule and execute at least 10 face-to-face meetings a week including lunches, dinners, and client entertaining. Act as a liaison between Complex and advertiser on all marketing programs, including but not limited to advertising campaigns, advertorials, events, social and mobile promotions. Gather market and advertiser information through competitive websites as well as trade journals. Keep abreast of forthcoming marketing and editorial developments and special promotions to communicate with advertiser base. Prepare weekly sales reports. Requirements : 5+ years of media sales experience meeting and/or exceeding quotas A bachelor’s degree Exceptional client relationship and communication skills Campaign management experience “Win-Win” attitude with a hunger to meet and exceed goals Desire to work in fast-paced and deadline driven environment  Strong Microsoft (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) skillset Complex is the perfect environment for team players with a passion for never-been-done-before programs, branded content creation, building custom ad units and developing long-term partnerships. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing brand and team while earning a very competitive compensation.   About Complex Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat.  Complex seeks an experienced  Associate Director, Original Development  to join the Complex Networks team. Complex Networks creates, develops and produces multi-platform content across its various brands distributed in a variety of mediums. With unparalleled storytelling, quality and efficiency, our stable of producers and editors place value on-screen by producing cost-effective and highly viewed programs. For the networks partners, we collaborate so our series match specific strategies from our clients while maintaining the ethos of the overall brands. For the viewers, we deliver shows that entertain, inform, immerse, engage and inspire.   KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Will meet with Branded Content & Brand Strategy Departments regularly to Develop pitches for Complex Networks’ Branded Content efforts around the Complex, Sole Collector, Pigeons & Planes, and other Complex Networks brands. Execute development based off original programming strategy delivered by brand’s creative General Manager. Ideate & package original ideas and Identify key on-air talent to attach to projects for sale. Collaborate with Premium Content Team to co-develop pitches for 3 rd  party distributors. REQUIREMENTS :  Education and Qualifications Bachelor’s degree 3-5 years of development related experience Key Skills and Experience Successful candidate will be a developer and executive who has broad ranging relationships with US talent and network partners. Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and grow a development team. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with Senior Management across the company. Experience with creating and formatting decks through Keynote, PowerPoint, and other similar software. Travel as needed. The responsibilities associated with this position are not limited to the above description and may be modified at any time by the Company. Eligibility Requirements Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States. Must be willing to submit to a background check.   About Complex Networks Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
ComplexCon  is an expertly curated convention and festival bringing the world of Complex to life. The groundbreaking festival and exhibition that brings together pop culture, music, art, food, style, sports, innovation, activism, and education. The minds behind Complex collaborate with Creative Directors such as Pharrell Williams and the legendary artist Takashi Murakami to imagine a place where creators, curators and YOU converge to celebrate and shape our culture. Complex is looking for a passionate, highly motivated  Editorial Director  to join the  ComplexCon team  to help conceive and execute cross-platform content and experiential activations. This role offers an exciting opportunity to deliver the Complex experience, in real-life twice a year, to over 100,000 fans. The Editorial Director will oversee content creation, strategy, and planning supporting ComplexCon, and provide creative solutions to road bumps that arise throughout the ideation and execution processes. The ideal candidate is a creator, has a deep passion for storytelling through a cultural lens, and is always looking for what is new in the marketplace and how we can continue to push ourselves to be best in class. RESPONSIBILITIES: Plays a vital role within the company, driving content initiatives from ideation through execution in addition to being a liaison to the strategy, planning & production teams. Works closely with the Editor-in-Chief to maintain the Complex and ComplexCon taste and tone. Works closely with brands to craft unique stories that amplify the brand strategy while maintaining the Complex authenticity. Acts as creative liaison between Complex Senior Management and the 3rd-party Production Company from conceptualization to delivery (including creative development, panel discussion topics, set design, talent approval, production execution and episodic delivery). Develop, Pitch, and Execute all creative event/panel concepts in line with the vision of the EP, Creative Director and Talent Producer Support Senior Management with new business meetings – present and receive creative pitches. Ensure creative integrity by clearly articulating and defending conceptual and directional choices. Responsible for leading and/or supporting the planning and execution of multiple key events Identify relevant new audiences and the best way to bring them to ComplexCon Inspire and challenge the internal teams pushing the creative. Partners with audience development to analyze promo rollout and performance, and adjust programming accordingly for a successful event launch   REQUIREMENTS: 8-10 years professional experience in digital media, marketing, advertising, agencies, production, creative or the arts – preferably with client management experience Incredible attention to detail, both for processes (content calendar and planning) as well as content (copyediting) Proven ability with developing and delivering a content strategy - demonstrate successful outcomes from communication activities they have conceptualized, developed and executed Experience with ideation & execution of cross media/integrated programs Strong network of contacts at the top agencies and talent management in the industry. Experience managing needs of celebrity level talent and ability to stay calm while handling difficult situations. Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task, while working under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Maintain knowledge of key trends and event content to keep all solutions fresh, innovative and exciting Experience working in social media and digital content. Fully proficient in social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, YouTube, Spotify and emerging platforms Ability to navigate and prioritize when collaborating with various departments to push work forward Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact and work with staff at all levels. Willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects. Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. Ability to travel and work outside of standard business hours
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. Complex seeks a talented Product Designer to with strong visual and interaction design skills, design  research experience, and a passion for storytelling and user-centered design, especially on mobile. In this role, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from initial brainstorming to user testing to tweaking pixels right before launch. You will be expected to utilize a wide range of skills across interaction design, visual design, prototyping and usability testing. The Product Designer will collaborate with product, design, technology, and editorial teams, and should have experience designing large-scale content sites and user-centric products across mobile and desktop.  Evangelizing design principles and imagining groundbreaking ideas that advance the future of storytelling while optimizing the experience based on user testing and data excites you. You will be in an engaging environment where you’ll be encouraged to expand your skills, test your creative boundaries, and share new ideas. Responsibilities: Conceptualize and design UI layouts and styling for Complex’s digital products and platforms, including large-scale consumer web and mobile properties Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, high res mockups, and production-ready assets Collaborate with Product Managers and Developers on products and features Use UI/UX best practices to optimize user-oriented workflows Leverage data to inform design decisions Effectively communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale visually and verbally See digital products from start to finish, start with the initial concept and wireframing to prototyping, qa testing, and iterating on visual direction until you achieve the product goals Skills & Experience: 3-5 years experience UX/UI design across platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet) at a consumer focused tech or media company creating complex user interfaces and beautiful visual designs for responsive web properties; video-centric experience, an advantage. Strong portfolio demonstrating experience designing responsive sites that displays knowledge of the constraints and opportunities per platform Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to Web-based applications Solid / proven understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript Background in mobile web and/or application development with a strong understanding of what works and is optimal for multiple form factors is strongly desired Demonstrated experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions Experience working with small agile teams or working very closely with engineers and product managers Display a strong ability to communicate your design vision through verbal explanation, sketching, or quick mock ups to small or large groups, from developers to executives Highly motivated self-starter with a positive attitude Passionate about staying up-to-date on the current and best design practices, trends, and technology Proven experience with Adobe CS/CC, and experience with design and prototyping tools such as Sketch, Axure, InVision, an advantage Portfolio of UX/Visual Design projects Please include a link to your online portfolio with your application in order to be considered
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. We are currently looking for a  Project Manager  for Complex Networks within our Brand Partnerships Studio (Ad Sales - Marketing) division based in  New York City . This individual will project manage production of custom Marketing programs for top-tier brands and serve as the lead that collaborates with key internal stakeholders and clients to produce noteworthy campaigns. Responsibilities: Manage all aspects of pre-production, production and post-production Marketing activities Build relationships with clients to create an effective partnership Day-to-day contact for internal departments/clients, specific to your assigned custom program Lead weekly internal/external program status meetings Develop client-facing Scope of Work that outlines custom program details Drive timeline management and deliverables to hit deadlines Oversee budget tracking to ensure the custom program stays within budget Collaborate with internal departments (Strategy, Video, Branded Content, AdOps, Design, Web Dev, etc.) to ensure program efficiency and KPI delivery Work closely with Marketing Production Team to co-produce branded video shoots, photo shoots, and events Oversee branded content and social media influencer & talent-driven programs Lead post-mortem discussions/report on key partnerships Work with sales & ad operations team to develop program recap deck & reporting analysis Requirements: Minimum 3-4 years in digital media and/or marketing/advertising/PR with a focus on Project management and/or Production management Very strong verbal, organizational and problem-solving skills and must be extremely detailed oriented Works well in a fast-paced environment Familiarity digital media and content production across various media platforms (e.g. Digital, Branded Content, Social) Passion for lifestyle verticals, including: fashion, music, sports, gaming and pop culture.
Complex Networks Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. Complex is seeking an  Associate Director, Project Management in our Brand Partnerships Studio to join our Los Angeles team. The Associate Director is responsible for leading a team that manages brand campaigns throughout the post-sale execution process from receipt of Insertion Order (IO) to completion and recap of program. He or she will be able to apply their strong understanding of marketing strategy, production, and campaign management skills to drive the business forward. RESPONSIBILITIES :  Leads a team of four (4) West coast based Project Managers who execute custom campaign packages that include digital media, branded content, custom video, sponsorship, experiential and more. Provides direct reports with support and guidance throughout the post-sale process Expert in 2-3 high priority products and train department-wide on best practices and process Analyzes and improves workflow and capabilities to maximize revenue, renewals and cross-functional operations Helps with transitioning sold-in campaigns to the post-sale team, ensuring all proposal details are clearly outlined Works cross-functionally to develop post-sale process, solutions, insights, and problem solve in real-time Trains and mentors team members by adding to their development and skill set Anticipates trends in the marketplace and generates and implements new ideas on solutions Reports into and works directly with Sr. Director, Project Management in building / optimizing new processes, category insights and learnings, developing innovations and client service Develop and present quarterly presentations around department innovation and insights Work independently in a fast-paced environment REQUIREMENTS : Must have a Bachelor’s degree At least 5 years of experience in digital media, integrated marketing, account management  or relevant agency or publisher  At least 5 years of experience producing / executing advertiser-driven campaigns   At least 1-2 years experience managing a team   Passion for lifestyle, fashion/sneakers, music, sports, gaming, and pop culture Are a trusted teammate - your employees, peers, and co-workers value your ideas and contributions Must be a self-starter with the ability to manage multiple projects, prioritize work Are open, collaborative, and curious - this is an ever-changing company and we value people who listen and collaborate with an open mind for possible new ways of doing things Exceptional communication and organizational skills Must be extremely detail oriented Familiar with working in Microsoft, Google, Slack and Asana  
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. We are currently looking for a talented and creative Senior Editor to join our fast-growing Branded Content team. The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with a track record of creating exciting and engaging content across all platforms, including digital, video, social, and experiential. This editor will work closely with our Managing Director, Branded Content, but additionally across Complex’s sales, marketing, editorial, social, art, and video teams to execute deliverables in all areas of content partnerships. In addition to having a keen eye for detail and innovation, the Senior Editor should have a creative vision and know how to sell it, with an understanding of the social media ecosystem and how branded content plays a role. They’ll wear many hats, have an infectious can-do energy, and a passion for all things streetwear, but ultimately will be able to ideate great, on-brand concepts for our diverse portfolio of partners and deliver top-notch execution in the Complex tone of voice and aesthetic. Responsibilities: ● Top edit to ensure editorial integrity and quality control on all Branded Content copy, including features, scripts, and video ● Serve as lead editorial creative on assigned campaigns, including pre-sale ideation and all aspects of post-sale execution ● Represent Branded Content team internally and externally, on production and in all client calls/meetings ● Work alongside Project Managers, Production, and Video Producers, as well as editorial team, to execute branded content packages that address our partner’s business goals while remaining authentic to the Complex brand ● Collaborate with Talent team to identify the best subjects to be featured in branded campaigns that both meet client needs and are relevant to Complex’s core audience ● Act as the main point of contact for freelance writers, photographers, illustrators, stylists, video directors, and on-camera hosts for assigned campaigns ● Oversee editorial budgets for all assigned campaigns and ensure all associated invoices are processed in a timely manner ● Work in conjunction with Managing Director, Branded Content to identify and match brand partners with organic content for high-impact sponsorship opportunities ● Keep multiple, concurrent campaigns on deadline ● Be mindful of performance goals, focused on achieving them, and use key learnings to improve on every campaign ● Help groom junior staff to further their growth as skilled editors, reporters, and brand ambassadors for Complex Requirements: ● 5+ years of experience working as a branded content writer or editor, preferably at a media company ● 3+ years experience managing a team and coaching content creators ● Proven ability to ideate and execute engaging branded and social content a must ● Strong editing, research, communication, and writing skills—background in journalism a plus ● Expert knowledge of trends and influencers in the style and sneakers field a must ● Must be comfortable working with a broad range of cross-functional staff—junior to senior, sales, marketing, editorial, design, analytics, etc. ● Passionate for editorial integrity, and comfortable steering partners in this direction diplomatically to set them up for success, utilizing data and key learnings when needed ● Proactive, problem-solving skills ● Excellent organizational and time management skills—ability to perform in a fast-paced, ever-evolving environment, and think quickly and strategically to meet tight deadlines ● Ability to distinguish the good content from the "noise" ● Know how to run photo and video shoots, work with talent, and be able to creatively pivot when needed ● Strong presentation and client relationship skills ● Provide creative expertise on RFPs and new business opportunities with regard to branded content proposals ● Experience with SEO strategy, Asana, Simple Reach, PhotoShop, Chartbeat, and data analytics software a plus
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. Complex is looking to bring on an experienced  Staff Writer  to join the music channel within the Editorial Department. The Staff Writer will be responsible for conceptualizing, pitching, and writing timely music features. In addition, this role will research and write premium features, including trend pieces, profiles, Q&As, essays, narrative features, oral histories, and more.  REQUIREMENTS :  Essential: Bachelor's Degree Two-plus years' experience writing and reporting for music publications Must have strong writing skills, ability to turn around assignments quickly, expertise in hip-hop and related genres, aligned with Complex tastes and tone Desirables: ability to identify rising talent, interest in diverse mediums (video, podcasts, etc)    NOTE : Please include features, Essay/Q &A, Interviews, Long and Short form samples
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat.  Complex is seeking an experienced  Influencer Strategist . As an  Influencer Strategist , you will need to manage every aspect of hiring an Influencer as they relate to a Complex branded campaign— including, not to limited to — procurement, negotiation, and managing deliverables on-site and remotely.  All influencer campaigns include, but are not limited to, the following tasks: budget vetting, post platform strategy, research, outreach, communication/negotiations with influencer management, deck building (include a min. of double the amount of requested SPUs), bespoke contracting and SOW drafting, communications with Complex internal Legal and involved internal teams, managing product/content delivery and timelines, payment paperwork management and uploading, insights reporting (if requested), and more.   Responsibilities : Working alongside our branded content team, you will be responsible for identifying, sourcing, and conducting influencers for a variety of campaigns, and then managing them through the pre-sale and post-sale phases of a campaign. You will help brainstorm and ideate different social and video teams with the strategy team as it relates to influencers as well. You will need to work with the Brand Partnership Studio on branded campaigns that require influencer talent in any capacity. Procure a variety of Influencers on a case-by-case basis and build decks around your procurement per campaign. Work directly with influencers and their management on contract negotiations and budget vetting. Work with Complex internal legal team and involved internal teams to manage contracts and negotiations. Draft SOW’s, manage invoices and manage payment paperwork. Actively source influencers on a regular basis utilizing professional networks, social media, and other relevant resources Collaborate with strategy, sales, and social team. You will need to work under tight and strict deadlines. Have a strong understanding of social media, branded content, and the Influencer space. Need to be creative, good at multitasking and passionate about the Complex brand. Requirements : You have 4-5+ years of work experience ideally in a talent firm or relevant agency. You have the ability to build collaborative relationships with teammates and talent. You are incredibly organized and know how to get the job done in time sensitive situations. You are a team player; ready to help out across teams as situations come up. You are flexible with time and travel. You have clear communication skills with your team and the various teams at this company. You have a network of Influencer talent you can pull from and good relationships with PR agencies and talent management.   Desired Experience: You have previous experience in a Sourcer/ Talent Coordinator position You have extensive experience with deck building, keynote, and MS Office. You have experience working within branded content and social media. About Complex Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival.
Complex Networks New York, NY, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat. We are looking to bring on a Rights and Clearances Manager who will manage the rights and clearances process, the review of production-related IP deliverables and protection of the company’s intellectual property portfolio. The RCM works directly with staff and management in the Business and Legal Affairs group, production teams (both internal and external), vendors, services providers and rights-holders to secure and document IP rights with for the Company’s content. Duties and Responsibilities: Review content to spot clearance and/or compliance issues. Negotiate and document necessary rights to assets - including but not limited to video clips, images, and music. Verify that production teams have secured location agreements, materials releases and talent agreements and that all production documents are uploaded to the deliverables wrap drive for the program. Identify inconsistencies and/or potential concerns in production agreements for management and resolution. Maintain and update programming rights database - input and update rights-restrictions and summarize information for distribution team. House/archive all underlying paperwork. Develop and maintain a highly organized tracking report that will capture the status of all pending agreements Evaluate and promptly respond to external clearance inquiries from production companies as needed. Work with constituent departments to create asset libraries. Requirements: Ability to communicate clearly with production teams and external rights holders. Ability to multitask and work under time sensitive constraints. Significant knowledge of Intellectual Property rights including music rights. About Complex Networks Complex is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels and is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. Complex Networks develops and distributes video programming on several distribution channels including Netflix, Facebook, Snapchat, and Fuse. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture - from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. In November 2017, the company successfully hosted its second ComplexCon event in Long Beach, California, attracting 200 top brands and over 50,000 attendees to the two-day cultural festival. 
Complex Networks Los Angeles, CA, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Complex Networks  is a global lifestyle video, brand, and media company jointly owned by Hearst and Verizon, and is one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex generates over 1.2 billion video views a month across its digital channels. It is a top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, and Snapchat.  Complex is looking for an  Associate   Creative   Director with advertising agency copywriting and content development background  to join the Branded Content team to help lead creative with a top-tier advertising clients and brands partners. We are looking for creative hybrids with various backgrounds and deep interests in youth culture to lead creative vision for brand partnerships. Ideal candidate: You love sneakers, debate Kanye versus Drake, and follow the GOAT on Instagram. Your mindset is that of a creative, problem solver and forward thinker all in one. You are fueled by connected thinking, challenging boundaries, and the power of digital redefining a connected world. You understand craft across art direction and writing. You dream up new videos in your sleep, and whether it’s an influencer led social campaign across IG, FB and TW or a 6 episode series, you’re driven to develop every idea into an award-winning holistic campaign. You have experience building brands and guaranteeing that campaign objectives and client guidelines are adhered to. You understand the value of a strong strategy and your ideas are grounded in real insights and constantly pushing the idea boundary beyond the possible. There is nothing you don’t already know about video production and budgeting for it and understand what OCP, conform, and mix all mean. As part of the Branded Content Creative team, you will also collaborate with various departments (editorial, social, sales, research, production) to deliver best-in-market integrated programs. You should have the video content experience across a wide range of media platforms. Ready with ideas on how to grow and engage audiences with new ideas. You excel in content creation across a broad spectrum of creative touch-points that can live in the tone and voice of Complex channels through video, social, mobile and/or events. Roles & Responsibilities: Creative ideation, copywriting, direction and campaign execution that are held to timelines and budgets Collaborate effectively across departments and lead advertising and marketing initiatives, working with designers, artists, copywriters, sales teams and marketers to create a vision for brands Work with Design Department, Production, and Pre-Sale to write presentation materials. Lead the development of integrated marketing proposals across a variety of selling categories and budget levels. Work alongside the Collection's Branded Content strategy and activation leads from ideation through execution as needed to develop boundary-pushing ideas. Must have experience in creating episodic Branded Content series. Supervise teams and staff on multiple projects. Give direction and notes to creative teams as well as help guide and mentor junior team members. Responding to briefs from brands and agencies and understanding of how ideas fit into broader brand and communication strategies. Generation of ideas to win new business and articulation of ideas in written form. Qualifications: In-tune:  with youth culture across Complex’s passion points - sneakers, sports, style, music and pop culture. Skilled:  Experience building creative for all types of media (television, online, influencer campaigns, etc.) Experienced: 8+  years minimum experience  spanning editorial, design, advertising agency, film, branded entertainment. 4+ years minimum within an advertising agency Collaborative:   Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work independently and co-exist within a team setting. Experience working with freelance designers and third-party vendors. Leadership: Oversee creative process from conception to execution, guaranteeing the highest standard of work throughout. Exceptional writing and art direction skills. Leader in client-facing meetings. Organized:  You live by prioritization and organization. You’re a born multitasker who loves to take on a good challenge; especially on a tight deadline. You see the big picture, but your attention to detail and creative flair make you an invaluable asset to any team. Witty:  You’ve always got the perfect retort ready on the tip of your tongue and you know how to make others laugh, or at least crack a smile. You’re a quick thinker with a passion for wordplay, never at a loss for what to say. Strength in writing and presentation proposals. Knowledgeable : Highly knowledgeable of Complex channels, shows, and content and already an avid consumer with ideas that can integrate seamlessly on Complex’s platforms. Expert across current video, digital, social, and mobile advertising platforms and ability to implement into everyday work. A veritable encyclopedia of whos who for influencers and celebrities that align with Complex tone and voice.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
We build primarily in Ruby/Rails, Python, Go and React, but we value identifying the right language/framework for the job.  We believe in fast development cycles, clean architecture, test driven code, fast specs, and continuous deployment. Everyone at Reverb takes creative initiative, helps set their own priorities, and comes up with new ways to grow the business. Our software engineers take pride in crafting great software but take even more pride in product ownership, taking ideas from concept to release and beyond. Not sure what it's like to work here? Check this out:  https://product.reverb.com Here are the qualities we look for in our potential hires: Product ownership  – we are not just software engineers and designers. At Reverb, you’ll be expected to track the performance of features you release, talk to stakeholders, fix bugs, and understand your impact on the business. Self-motivation  - taking initiative to just get things done. Have an idea? Make a pitch and have your idea turned into reality.   Responsibilities: Building the Reverb core Rails app and refactoring existing code to higher quality standards. Developing public facing and internal APIs using gRPC and JSON Having a deep understanding of your chosen languages and frameworks, enough to understand and make tradeoffs. Participating in pairing sessions, code reviews, and researching things independently. Being more than an engineer - a product owner who wants to interact with customers, break down large problems, help set your own priorities, and follow up on the performance of your features to know how they impact customers directly.   Requirements: Professional experience with React, Ruby 2, Rails 4 or other applicable web frameworks and Postgres or other RDBMS. Deep expertise of your chosen languages and frameworks, but curiosity and ability to ramp up on new technologies quickly when called for. Experience with unit testing (whether TDD, BDD, or spike it first and test it later) and a desire to push everyone to do better. Great communication skills and the desire to collaborate across departments and with customers. Experience with ElasticSearch, Redis, Docker - huge pluses.   What you'll get: To complement our competitive compensation and stock options plans, we offer: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. A MacBook Air, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.   This is a local position in Chicago, please no remote workers or recruiters.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb is the largest music instrument marketplace in the world, transforming the way musicians buy and sell new and used music gear online. Founded in 2013, our first love was guitar, and we quickly became the premier destination to find and sell used and vintage guitars, obscure pedals, boutique amps and other rare instruments. As we grew and built a global business, we expanded our focus to include synths, drums, horns, DJ equipment, recording gear and more. Today, more than 10 million musicians and music lovers visit our website and use our app each month, and global sales on the platform have surpassed $1 billion.    Reverb.com is looking for a Data Analyst to support business intelligence and analytics efforts throughout our organization and identify opportunities for improvements through data-driven decision making. Everyone at Reverb takes creative initiative, helps set their own priorities, and comes up with new ways to grow the business. We’re a small, eager team so we’re looking for analysts who can take a high degree of initiative and enjoy working across team boundaries.   Responsibilities: Build and maintain reporting dashboards for departments across the company, working with stakeholders to understand business problems, define goals, and create novel metrics. Conduct ad-hoc data analysis to characterize and evaluate marketing campaigns, product features, and other areas of the company, translating the data that we are collecting into concise, clear, and actionable insights. Proactively conduct research to better understand our users and identify opportunities for future product iteration and experimentation. Requirements: Analytical background in a quantitative field like statistics, economics, engineering, or computer science.  Bachelor’s degree required. Demonstrated capabilities accessing and manipulating data in a professional or another intensive problem-solving environment. Experience with SQL -- comfort writing queries and interpreting complex queries. A knack for identifying and correcting problems in imperfect data, understanding where issues and biases may present in an analysis. Curiosity to dive into user behavior and learn more about our platform. Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills.    What you'll get: To complement our competitive compensation and stock options plans, we offer: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative are valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment. 401k with 4% match. Paid parental leave. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. Bi-monthly lunches. A MacBook, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb is the largest music instrument marketplace in the world, transforming the way musicians buy and sell new and used music gear online. Founded in 2013, our first love was guitar, and we quickly became the premier destination to find and sell used and vintage guitars, obscure pedals, boutique amps and other rare instruments. As we grew and built a global business, we expanded our focus to include synths, drums, horns, DJ equipment, recording gear and more. Today, more than 10 million musicians and music lovers visit our website and use our app each month, and global sales on the platform have surpassed $1 billion.    As Reverb’s SEO Manager, you’ll lead our global SEO strategy while working closely with our award-winning content marketing team. You’ll own channel performance, analytics and reporting and be the advocate for SEO with our product and engineering teams. If you’re equally passionate about SEO and music and love to dig into technical challenges, we offer a high growth, high impact environment. This is a brand new role for Reverb, so you’ll have the opportunity to chart a new path and deliver strong GMV and traffic growth for the marketplace.    In this role you will: Lead SEO strategy for Reverb in the US and internationally; advocate with key stakeholders for SEO projects and resources. Identify technical and content opportunities to improve SEO performance; drive traffic and GMV growth through organic channels. Own SEO performance tracking and reporting; serve as key stakeholder in site analytics tools. Execute on-site SEO enhancements through Reverb’s custom CMS. Collaborate with product and engineering teams on technical requirements for SEO, as new products are developed; partner on solving technical SEO challenges. Skills/Experience required: BA / BS degree in marketing, business, computer science or a related field. 3-5 years of experience in an SEO role, preferably at an e-commerce or marketplace company. Technical SEO expertise with strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, Javascript. Knowledge of SQL and Ruby on Rails a plus. A track record of implementing SEO strategies that drive traffic growth and contribute to key business metrics. International SEO experience in EMEA and APAC preferred. Ability to audit a site, diagnose technical SEO issues and provide solutions in conjunction with an engineering team. Experience with canonicalization, redirects, sitemaps, crawl budgets, structured data and schema markup. Fluency with data and analytics, including creation of testing and measurement plans; ability to use data to inform strategy and make a case for SEO-focused development work. Advanced Excel and Google Analytics skills.  Knowledge of musical instruments and music gear strongly preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.    Location  The position is based in our American HQ in Chicago, IL and requires occasional travel.   What you'll get: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. A MacBook Air, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb is the largest music instrument marketplace in the world, transforming the way musicians buy and sell new and used music gear online. Founded in 2013, our first love was guitar, and we quickly became the premiere destination to find and sell used and vintage guitars, obscure pedals, boutique amps and other rare instruments. As we grew and built a global business, we expanded our focus to include synths, drums, horns, DJ equipment, recording gear and more. Today, more than 10 million musicians and music lovers visit our website and use our app each month, and global sales on the platform have surpassed $1 billion.    As Reverb’s Director of Retention Marketing, you’ll drive our retention marketing strategy as a leader on our growth team. You’ll be responsible for Reverb’s lifecycle marketing across multiple channels and mentor our email marketing team. You’ll use your analytical abilities to develop testing and measurement plans and work closely with our product marketing, product, data analytics and data science teams to design experiments and improve buyer and seller revenue, retention, loyalty and LTV.   In this role you will: Develop and execute successful retention marketing strategies, including lifecycle / journey marketing across, email, push as well as paid marketing channels in the US and internationally. Create a test and learn culture with a strong emphasis on data and analytics, as you manage and mentor email marketing and growth team members.  Be responsible for improving key retention metrics, such as repeat buyer GMV, LTV and  purchase frequency, while collaborating closely with the product organization on user segmentation, audience analysis and personalization experimentation.  Own channel level metrics for email, push, direct mail and collaborate with product marketing team on customer research. Serve as a team expert in martech / marketing automation tools; manage vendor relationships and evaluate vendor offerings to ensure the right marketing technology stack is in place to continue scaling the business quickly.   Build a comprehensive and scalable loyalty program for both buyers and sellers on the platform.    Skills/Experience required: BA / BS degree in marketing, business or a related field. 7-10 years of B2C marketing experience, including expertise in lifecycle marketing, email marketing and digital marketing; retail, e-commerce or marketplace experience preferred.   Proven experience in retention marketing, including developing customer segmentation strategies and journey marketing programs as well as building data-driven retention teams. Experience working in a growth role or on a growth team with a focus on user retention metrics, such as LTV, purchase frequency and churn reduction.  Fluency with data and analytics, including creation of testing and measurement plans; ability to collaborate with product, data analytics and data science teams.  Expertise in loyalty program creation and management. Experience with vendor management, RFPs, vendor selection, and migration. Experience with leading CRM, marketing automation, email, CDP and BI tools.  Knowledge of musical instruments and music gear strongly preferred.  Excellent oral and written communication skills.    Location  The position is based in our American HQ in Chicago, IL and requires occasional travel.   What you’ll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBookAir, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and stand-up desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Founded in 2013, Reverb is the largest music instrument marketplace in the world. Whether you’re a musician or a music lover, our mission is to make the world a more musical place, and we’re well on our way with 10 million customers visiting us each month to buy and sell instruments on our site and apps. Reverb is proud to foster an inclusive and accessible community and workplace for music lovers from all walks of life.   People are our most valuable asset, and we’re looking for an experienced recruiter who can continue to grow and shape our organization. We’re a results-driven, fast-paced team who innovates and adapts to meet lofty goals while maintaining an unsurpassed candidate experience. Our talent acquisition strategy includes aggressive growth plans across tech, marketing, finance, and customer service, and we’re looking for a recruiter who is motivated to help us achieve this.   Responsibilities: Support our Senior Recruiter in full-cycle recruitment for tech and business-related roles; screen resumes, interview qualified candidates, evaluate skill level, manage offer process, and conduct reference checks Develop and nurture a rich pipeline of top talent through creative sourcing techniques and effective relationship building. Partner with hiring managers to prioritize current and upcoming hiring priorities in a dynamic and changing environment Collaborate with our Recruiting team to further involvement in the local tech community through attending and organizing networking events, meet-ups, etc.  Offer a consistent strong candidate experience; provide a high-touch, delightful experience to each applicant. Promote employer brand, culture, and values to attract the highly qualified talent for teams across the organization. Manage candidate pipelines and promote process improvement within our ATS - we’re presently using Google Hire. Organize and own recruiting lifecycle logistics such as scheduling and coordination Iterate on talent acquisition strategy by identifying and sharing industry best practices.   Requirements: Successful track record in high-volume recruiting for tech and business roles in a fast-paced environment. Proven ability to communicate effectively with candidates, internal stakeholders and teammates. Impeccable attention to detail, superb prioritization, organization and time management skills. Experience working on a small, collaborative team with a high degree of accountability and ownership. Ability to identify, attract and hire passive candidates who align with our purpose. Conversational understanding of technology, especially surrounding application development, data, infrastructure, and product. Ability to maintain confidential information and employee records; utmost discretion in the handling of information What you'll get: To complement our competitive compensation and stock option plans, we offer: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment.  401k with 4% match. Paid parental leave. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. Bi-monthly lunches. A MacBook, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
We build primarily in Ruby/Rails, Python, Go and React, but we value identifying the right language/framework for the job. We believe in fast development cycles, clean architecture, test-driven code, fast specs, and continuous deployment.   Everyone at Reverb takes creative initiative, helps set their own priorities, and comes up with new ways to grow the business. Our software engineers take pride in crafting great software but take even more pride in product ownership, taking ideas from concept to release and beyond. Not sure what it's like to work here? Check this out:  https://product.reverb.com   Here are the qualities we look for in our potential hires: Product ownership  – we are not just software engineers and designers. At Reverb, you’ll be expected to track the performance of features you release, talk to stakeholders, fix bugs, and understand your impact on the business. Self-motivation  - taking initiative to just get things done. Have an idea? Make a pitch and have your idea turned into reality.   Responsibilities: Building the Reverb core Rails app and refactoring existing code to higher quality standards. Developing and maintaining public facing and internal APIs using gRPC and JSON Taking a pragmatic approach to product development through understanding and making well-reasoned technical decisions and tradeoffs.  Participating in pairing sessions, code reviews, and researching things independently. Elevating your direct team members and other developers through continuous mentorship.  Being more than an engineer - a product owner who wants to interact with customers, break down large problems, and follow up on the performance of your features to know how they impact customers directly.   Requirements: Professional experience with React, Ruby 2, Rails 4 or other applicable web frameworks and Postgres or other RDBMS. Deep expertise of your chosen languages and frameworks, but curiosity and ability to ramp up on new technologies quickly when called for. Experience with unit testing (whether TDD, BDD, or spike it first and test it later) and a desire to push everyone to do better. Great communication skills and the desire to collaborate across departments and with customers. Experience with ElasticSearch, Redis, Docker - huge pluses.   What you'll get: To complement our competitive compensation and stock options plans, we offer: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. A MacBook Air, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear. This is a local position in Chicago, please no remote workers or recruiters.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb is looking for a passionate developer ready to push our codebase forward. We believe in shipping code quickly and safely and we'll be relying on you to help us tackle the most impactful projects and make the right improvements to keep us accountable. We work primarily in Swift. We sweat the details, spending time polishing a critical feature to delight our users. We are a lean team and always try to leverage the right tool for the job whether that be native code, a web view, or SwiftUI in the (near future).   Everyone at Reverb takes creative initiative, helps set their own priorities, and comes up with new ways to grow the business. Our software engineers take pride in crafting great software but take even more pride in product ownership, taking ideas from concept to release and beyond. Not sure what it's like to work here? Check this out:  https://product.reverb.com   Here are the qualities we look for in our potential hires: Technical Leadership  - You have a framework of how you want to quickly and safely ship software, are ready to implement that vision, and can instill that vision with others.  Product ownership  – We are not just software engineers and designers. At Reverb, you’ll be expected to track the performance of features you release, talk to customers, and help figure out next steps to grow the business. Self-motivation  – Taking initiative to just get things done. Have an idea? Find someone else to help you make it a reality rather than waiting for work to be assigned.   About iOS @ Reverb: Our app is native, majority in Swift (with an ever shrinking amount of ObjC) We use GraphQL extensively. Continuous Integration with Unit and UI Testing via Fastlane. Mobile at Reverb drives about 50% of revenue.   Responsibilities: Push the Reverb iOS codebase forward. Define and build how we write the next generation of features. Work with the product team to implement their vision while providing feedback and taking ownership of the behavior, design, and implementation of features. Refactor existing code with pride. Embrace and extend patterns and processes employed by mobile through pairing and active participation in review. Learn the Reverb platform and advocate on behalf of our users. Collaborate across development, marketing, customer engagement, content, sales and management teams to gather feedback. Serve as a mentor to other mobile developers. Pursue the advancement of your skills both in and outside of Reverb.   Requirements: Prior experience leading mobile projects from concept to implementation Ability to guide and mentor junior team members  Understanding of network frameworks and APIs A portfolio of published apps in the App store that demonstrate your skills and expertise   Bonus Points: Experience working with alternative mobile frameworks like React Native, RXSwift/RXCocoa. Knowledge or experience with Rails, Go, Protobuf, or GraphQL. Android or other mobile platform experience. A love of playing or enjoying music.   What you'll get: To complement our competitive compensation and stock options plans, we offer: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment. 401k with 4% match. Paid parental leave. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. Bi-monthly lunches. A MacBook, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.   This is a local position in Chicago, please no remote workers or recruiters.  Please send us a link to your github!
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb, the global marketplace for musicians, is seeking a Director of Analytics to lead our analytics practice across the organization. This person will collaborate with stakeholders across all teams to ensure that our internal BI and product analytics needs are being met, help define and inform our glossary of analytics terms, and ensure a consistent view of key metrics across the organization.   Responsibilities: Manage our team of analysts, the front line of BI and analytics in the organization. Collaborate with the team to prioritize work, delegate projects, and ensure consistency across analyses.  Be an advocate for empowering other departments with insightful, decision making information. A mastery of Data Analytics and an understanding of how it informs decision making in our marketing, operations, and product. Ability to glean insights from data using exploratory and causal analysis, well-designed experiments, and descriptive reporting. Seek  proactive  opportunities to provide analysis for leaders within the organization. Shape efforts around ongoing education to enhance data literacy in the organization. Drive the necessary processes and training to democratize data across the organization. Understand the business metrics at the highest level and be able to tie them back to user actions and operational efficiency metrics.   Requirements: 5+ years in analytics leadership in a medium to large sized organization. A strong quantitative background obtained through a degree in a related field (e.g. Statistics, Economics, Applied Mathematics) or through professional experience. Experience writing complex SQL queries. Direct ETL experience a plus. Top notch communication skills, a proven ability to communicate clearly with technical and non-technical audiences. Experience managing web analytics duties in a B2C eCommerce setting. Proven experience analyzing Multi-Channel Attribution, Paid Search Audience Targeting and ROI Impact, Campaign Profitability, CAC. What you’ll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBookAir, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and stand-up desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb is the largest music instrument marketplace in the world, transforming the way musicians buy and sell gear online. Our first love was guitar, and we quickly became the premiere destination for vintage instruments, obscure pedals, boutique amps and more. Now, we encompass some of the most passionate drummers, synth heads, horn players, DJs and producers around the world who love buying and selling gear.    As a marketplace, our growth depends on the quality and breadth of the sellers we have on the platform as much as it depends on the buyers. With that, we’re focused not only on growing our selection of new, used and vintage gear, but also on creating the best possible selling experience for all sellers -- from those selling one or two pieces of gear a year on up.    As the Specialist, Seller Marketing, you will be in charge of all seller side marketing for our small to medium-sized sellers, including communications, content and product marketing. This is a new role at Reverb, so we are looking for someone with the vision to build a strategy for seller marketing as well as execute on the day-to-day. Our ideal candidate will be as passionate about gear as our sellers and market with a seller mindset. Your job will be to make the Reverb selling experience better through improved seller communication and education, which will ultimately lead to more sellers and sales via the marketplace.    In this role you will: Work with the Marketing Communications Manager to develop a seller marketing strategy and roadmap that prioritizes marketing initiatives across email, content, social and product marketing to increase the number of Reverb buyers who become sellers, increase seller feature adoption and improve seller retention.  Own seller side email marketing communications for small and medium-size sellers, including seller newsletters and journey marketing.   Collaborate with the Content Team on seller marketing content strategy and work to refresh seller content on marketing and FAQ pages. Content includes both written and video seller-focused content. Potentially develop a “seller university” with how to content and best practices for growing a business on Reverb and/or develop a seller advocacy program, where successful sellers teach newer sellers how to navigate the platform.  Serve as the marketing liaison with Outreach, Customer Engagement and Resolutions.  Work to diagnose common seller questions or issues and develop marketing that addresses those needs.  Collaborate with the User Acquisition team on growing new sellers and converting buyers to sellers via paid advertising channels.  Advocate for improvements to our product experience to serve sellers and own seller side product marketing.  Spearhead marketing initiatives to drive seller feature adoption and engagement with a focus on Bump, Protection, Shipping Labels and RPS.  Track and report on key seller KPIs, including new seller growth, seller retention, Bump adoption and buyer to seller conversion.    Skills/Experience required: 5-7 years of experience in sales, marketing or business development, preferably with an e-commerce company. Expertise in B2B marketing or supply side marketing for a marketplace business, including experience with email marketing, content marketing, product marketing, digital advertising as well as marketing automation tools.  Strong oral and written communication skills with a focus both on external marketing communications and internal collaboration with customer care, sales and product teams. Ability to present a strategic growth plan with metrics.  A quick thinker fast to act with the ability to articulate impactful strategies. Experience and a network within the music instrument industry a plus. What you’ll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBookAir, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and stand-up desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb.com is looking for passionate people managers to coach our next generation of leaders. We care deeply about fostering an environment that promotes learning and development, and you’ll play an instrumental role in implementing different tactics, strategies, and practices to grow our engineers as professionals and provide them with the right challenges to keep them engaged and motivated. As a company that values feedback, we are looking for people who excel at both giving and receiving feedback in a way that encourages dialogue and inspires teams to succeed.   To complement your people skills, you’re also confident in your knowledge and understanding of software development and technologies. We believe in a team-oriented approach that encourages managers to be actively involved in the engineering process: effectively leading technical discussions, helping to resolve technical disagreements, presenting and evaluating engineering trade-offs, and rolling up your sleeves to get your hands dirty  in the code, if the occasion calls for it.   Responsibilities: Manage the performance and career growth of team members. Set clear expectations for their team members and provide constructive feedback. Clear the road for the team by identifying and removing obstacles. Ensure that Reverb standard engineering practices are followed or help define practices where there may be a gap. Champion communication and trust between teams, peers, product and across the organization. Communicate product team’s goals to engineers to ensure everyone is on track and understands the bigger picture initiatives. Foster a culture centered around delivery with a focus on quality.   Requirements: Great people leader with a history of building a strong engineering team via hiring, developing, and motivating talent. Enthusiastic about Reverb and the products we are building with the ability to instill that excitement in others. Ability to breakdown problems and communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Deep expertise in web technologies with a track record of overseeing technical design and completing projects with high quality. Comfortable operating at leadership level as well as pairing with other developers to understand their technical roadblocks. Proven track record of motivating teams towards delivering business results in a fast-paced, agile environment. Experience in related domains within e-commerce is highly desirable. Prefer experience in both front (React or similar) and back-end (Ruby/Go/Node) technologies. What you'll get To complement our competitive compensation and stock options plans, we offer: No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. Pre-tax commuter benefits. A MacBook Air, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.   This is a local position in Chicago, please no remote workers or recruiters.  Please send us a link to your Github!
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb.com is looking for an outstanding Accounting Manager to help drive our day-to-day accounting, financial, and reporting processes. Key duties include leading parts of the monthly and quarterly close processes, managing AR and AP processes, performing balance sheet account analyses, supporting annual audits, and developing staff accountants. We're a lean team which allows for a lot of project ownership, collaboration, and the ability to make real impact on the business. As a growing and evolving company, accounting & finance is very experimental here! We're looking for analytical thinkers with creative ideas who can go beyond the numbers and think critically about the business.  Responsibilities: Own full life cycle accounting for domestic and international entities.  Ensure the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data and revenue by reviewing and approving monthly journal entries and assisting with the completion of the consolidated monthly financial statements. Reconcile intercompany transactions. Analyze and effectively communicate the financial performance of entities - work with other departments to help them better understand the financial impact of their operations and how that impacts the bottom line. Help automate and streamline manual processes by interfacing with developers and business stakeholders. Assist in preparation for annual audit and tax return filings. Mentor & manage staff accountants. Assist VP, Finance in documenting and monitoring internal controls as well as desk-level procedures. Be a critical thinker and team player-- we are a small team, and we take an all-hands approach to problem-solving. Requirements: CPA or CMA designation. Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance and 8+ years  experience in the field, including previous role as an Accounting Manager. Advanced knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must be an Excel guru and have experience with accounting software; Netsuite preferred. Audit and tax preparation experience. Able to work well with senior executives and stakeholders, as well as mentor/lead other team members. Experience in a high-volume, transaction heavy environment. Extremely detail-oriented-- mistakes don’t get past you, and everything reconciles. Strong analytical skills-- you excel working in a challenging and fast-paced work environment while contributing to the continued success of the company. Strong sense of urgency and general business acumen. What you’ll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBookAir, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and stand-up desk. Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Since launching in 2013, Reverb has grown into the world’s most popular music gear site, connecting millions of people around the world to the gear and the inspiration they need to make music. Our growing team comes to work each day to make Reverb the best place for musicians and music lovers to buy, sell, and learn about music gear.   As part of the Reverb Data Engineering team, you’ll help build the platform to enable data-driven decisions and products that scale along with our business. We’re using Python and Scala to build a streaming architecture to support production machine learning. We’re a small, eager team so we’re looking for engineers who can take a high degree of initiative and enjoy working across team boundaries.   Everyone at Reverb takes creative initiative, helps set their own priorities, and comes up with new ways to grow the business. Our engineers take pride in building great software but take even more pride in shipping great features for our customers. If want to learn more, check out  this video on working at Reverb .   Responsibilities : Design, build and maintain our data pipeline and machine learning services.  Develop ETL ecosystem tools (currently using Elasticsearch, Spark, Python, Redis, PostgreSQL, and more) Collaborate with data science and stakeholders across the organization to raise the bar for data best practices and management Demonstrate and communicate a deep understanding of your chosen languages and frameworks to be able to make tradeoffs. Able to do more with less complexity. Advocate for internal and external customers to break down problems, set priorities and follow up on performance and functionality Build and maintain internal data processing and visualization tools to ensure that stakeholders have timely access to data. Lead in pairing sessions, code reviews and take initiative on research projects/ requirements   Requirements : Professional experience in high-volume ETL systems. Python experience a must, Scala and AWS experience are pluses as they're part of our ecosystem.   Understands different types of data storage and their trade-offs with regards to availability, consistency, read/write throughput and maintenance cost. High-level understanding of machine learning techniques such as regression, data cleaning and/or clustering algorithms. Able to communicate effectively with engineering peers, data analytics, and business stakeholders. What you'll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBook Air, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.   This is a local position in Chicago, please no remote workers or recruiters.  Please send us a link to your Github!
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb.com is looking for a genuine music-gear obsessive to help moderate our rapidly expanding community of musicians. We live for our customers and their success stories, which is why we empower our Customer Engagement Specialists to flex their creative muscles to come up with innovative solutions tailored to our users specific cases. Our customer engagement team supports all users as they buy and sell on the site, arbitrating disputes between different users, and working to prevent fraudulent and suspicious activity.  While we do provide Reverb specific training, customer service experience is a must as this position will largely involve communicating with our customers via email, chat, and phone. Please make sure to share with us what customer service means to you in your application!  Responsibilities: Assisting customers with day-to-day needs through email, chat, and phone. Brokering resolution in the event of disputes between buyers and sellers. Leveraging content, self-help articles, Reverb features, and your knowledge of our policies and procedures to recruit new buyers and sellers to the site. Keeping a constant, vigilant eye on all site activity. A myriad of other tasks that come with a startup environment and a rapidly growing business. Requirements: Previous experience in a solution-oriented customer service role. Experience providing support via a live chat service like Zendesk Chat Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of music gear brands, models, and history. The ability to learn new programs, type quickly and generally multitask on a computer. Ability to work full-time hours as well as evenings and weekends. Nice to Haves: Experience with credit card fraud detection and prevention. Bilingual in English/Spanish is a plus! What you’ll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBook, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice. Even a stand up desk if you want! Discounts on music gear.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb.com is looking for a genuine music-gear obsessive to help moderate our rapidly expanding community of musicians globally. We live for our customers and their success stories, which is why we empower our Customer Engagement Specialists to flex their creative muscles to come up with innovative solutions tailored to our users specific cases. Our customer engagement team supports all users as they buy and sell on the site, arbitrating disputes between different users, and working to prevent fraudulent and suspicious activity.  While we do provide Reverb specific training, customer service experience is a must as this position will largely involve communicating with our customers via email, chat, and phone. Please make sure to share with us what customer service means to you in your application!  Responsibilities: Assisting customers with day-to-day needs through email, chat, and phone. Added flexibility and availability to respond to live inquiries from Spanish speaking customers over chat. Handling queue of Spanish specific customer voicemails and emails. Brokering resolution in the event of disputes between buyers and sellers. Leveraging content, self-help articles, Reverb features, and your knowledge of our policies and procedures to recruit new buyers and sellers to the site. Keeping a constant, vigilant eye on all site activity. A myriad of other tasks that come with a startup environment and a rapidly growing business. Requirements: Previous experience in a solution-oriented customer service role. Bilingual in English/Spanish. Experience providing support via a live chat service like Zendesk Chat. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Knowledge of music gear brands, models, and history. The ability to learn new programs, type quickly and generally multitask on a computer. Ability to work full-time hours as well as evenings and weekends. Nice to Haves: Experience with credit card fraud detection and prevention. What you’ll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBook, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice. Even a stand up desk if you want! Discounts on music gear. This position is based in our Chicago, IL HQ.
Reverb Chicago, IL, USA
Jul 18, 2019
Full time
Reverb.com is focused on making the world a more musical place. As we grow, we need data-driven insights and critical thinking to support and drive business and strategy decisions. We are looking for a creative, strategic thinker with deep analytical and problem solving skills. Reporting to the VP, Finance, the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager will be responsible for identifying opportunities, structuring and executing analysis, and reporting back key insights and recommendations. This could range from diving into opportunities to improve our cost structure, to researching and vetting potential partners and acquisitions, to modeling the impact of new features and businesses.    Responsibilities: Lead financial reporting, budgeting and forecasting process. Analyze and pursue cost saving and new revenue opportunities. Identify and analyze acquisition targets and strategic partnerships. Help develop KPIs and coordinate cross-department planning and progress tracking. Support decision making across the company. Requirements: 5+ years in Corporate Development, FP&A, Management Consulting, Private Equity or a similar role. Firm grasp of finance and accounting fundamentals. Structured thinker with ability to effectively synthesize and communicate complex ideas. Effective verbal and written communication skills. Expertise in excel/google sheets and powerpoint/keynote. Project management experience and the ability to lead projects with limited guidance. What you'll get: Competitive salary and stock options in a high growth company. No-bureaucracy environment where ownership and initiative is valued. Health insurance and a healthy work environment-- no 80 hour weeks. 401k with 4% match. Flexible vacation and sick days. A MacBook Air, monitor, keyboard, mouse of your choice and standing desk. Discounts on music gear.
ROLI London, UK
Jul 18, 2019
Temporary
“Working on the web team at ROLI is a chance to work with some of the best people in the industry. It also offers the opportunity to work in an exciting cross-disciplinary environment where we push the boundaries of what can be done with music and technology across multiple platforms.” - Angus Keith, Senior Product Owner  ROLI is looking for a Senior Backend Developer to lead the development of ROLI’s websites and APIs. As Senior Backend Developer at ROLI, you will be part of the Web Team and dedicated to maintaining and constantly improving our online experiences. Working primarily with JavaScript, in close collaboration with other engineers and designers, you will be developing the highest quality products for our online ecosystem. As a team we communicate a lot, support each other, fight fires and value each other’s opinions. Working in a company with bold ambitions, and the calibre of talent required to deliver them, offers a unique opportunity to define and build the future platforms needed to elevate ROLI onto the global stage.  This is a unique opportunity to be a part of a disruptive category of music making devices we are creating called ‘Connected Music’ - a network of hardware and software, platform and developer products that will revolutionise how music is made. What you’ll do: Lead the backend development for ROLI on our Node.js / React stack Work closely with developers and designers to ensure and improve coherence, consistency and general excellence across our codebase and websites Be actively involved in developing the back-end infrastructure and integrations that keep our websites running Work with stakeholders across ROLI to create and deploy new platform features Be a mentor to others through code reviews, encouragement and pair programming What you’ll need: Advanced Node.js, API and database architecture A high bar for code quality and automated tests and continuous delivery Competent with SQL and NoSQL databases An ability to work autonomously and independently Excellent communication skills Superb and demonstrable time-management skills and the ability to work independently Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with employees at all levels Bonus points: Experience with MongoDB Familiarity with authentication systems (JWT, OAuth) ROLI offers: The opportunity to work with the leading minds within technology, hardware, and music creation to directly impact the way we create and interact with music A range of meaningful benefits including: Following probation, a competitive health care cash plan A company pension scheme 23 days holiday with 2 additional social impact days and the standard 8 statutory holiday days 20 hours per year dedicated to volunteering within the local community ‘Lending Library’ of all ROLI products Team member discounts on ROLI products Wellness programme including fortnightly massages, weekly guided meditation and yoga Apple laptop and relevant software licenses for your role and beyond Generous Parental Leave policy Frequent friends and family events A great working environment, featuring daily complimentary homemade vegetarian lunches as well as fresh baked bread, limitless home­made GOLDnola A dedicated company-wide Hack Day every four weeks to expand your skill­s The opportunity to create your own “4pm” class to skillshare both your technical and creative skill sets with other ROLI team members A generous bike-to-work scheme plus in-house bike storage   A competitive salary according to your level of experience To learn more about us and our culture, check out: Lumi: Our illuminated keyboard and interactive app  Profile on ROLI Culture in FT Sifted Life at ROLI See the Seaboard in action Songmaker kit with Marco Parisi BLOCKS the modular music studio Balderton Podcast - ROLI's company culture & building a unique team Pharrell joins the team! @ROLICareers @vegetarianatwork on Instagram ROLI wholeheartedly believes that difference stimulates a healthy and productive environment, as well as positively impact the products we create. We actively encourage diversity of background and perspective, and as an Equal Opportunities Employer, we oppose all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination in all of our employment related processes and matters.