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Account Sales Representative

The Venue Report is a marketing platform that connects celebrators, companies, planners and travelers with extraordinary venue spaces for their next meeting, event, gathering and group experience. As an Account Sales Representative, you'll be responsible for working with venue spaces to help them achieve their goals through The Venue Report’s various membership and advertising opportunities. This role requires excellent sales and relationship building talents as well as effective time management skills. You are results-driven, customer-oriented, proactive, organized and interested in developing the skills to grow a successful career in sales. Success in this role will be measured by hitting and exceeding sales goals and your ability to thrive in a fast paced, team-focused start up environment.

At The Venue Report You Will:

  • Become an expert in The Venue Report’s membership & advertising offerings and educate potential venue members on how The Venue Report can grow their business
  • Apply and hone your selling skills to generate leads, identify prospects and drive revenue by converting prospective venues on paid memberships and marketing packages
  • Achieve and exceed agreed sales targets monthly and quarterly on revenue, conversion of new clients & other related KPIs
  • Utilize online and offline resources to cultivate new leads and develop/maintain your pipeline
  • Work with Marketing to create sales campaigns that will increase awareness of The Venue Report to qualified venues around the world to generate interest and grow new business
  • Collaborate with The Venue Report’s Account Management and Ad Ops teams to ensure strong client experiences and program performance post-sale
  • Listen to the needs of the market by asking questions and handling objections; share feedback with Marketing, Sales, Editorial and Product teams to develop recommendations that suit client needs while also growing The Venue Report’s business


Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in relevant field
  • 1+ years of sales experience in a fast-paced sales environment
  • Confident, compelling and persuasive communication style both on the phone and in person; you’re an excellent listener with a knack for uncovering client needs and presenting them with strategic solutions
  • Target driven and ambitious goal setter that can be held accountable for your commitments
  • Resourceful self-starter with the ability to handle multiple projects, prioritize work assignments and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment and without constant supervision
  • Aptitude for gathering and using data to inform decision-making and persuade others
  • Coachability, openness to feedback and dedication to consistent self-improvement; you are interested in building a career in sales and will turn training and feedback into action


Job Type

Full Time

Location

Carlsbad, California
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Senior Editor, Social + Content

As The Venue Report Senior Editor of Social & Content you have a passion for storytelling, content and an effortless ability to tell stories about gatherings, celebrations, travel, culture and human connection. You are an excellent writer who is able to able to craft both long format articles and short, attention-grabbing social media one liners. Working closely with the photo editor, sales and marketing you will be responsible for translating The Venue Report voice across social media, videos and online articles. You know what makes a pun work and have a friendly inclusive voice for users.

At The Venue Report You Will

  • Lead the quarterly brainstorm meetings, briefing and delivery of all seasonal content for The Venue Reports social media channels and online magazine
  • Pitch unique story ideas, stay on top of seasonal trends and identify opportunities to work with key brands, influencers, hotels and venues in unique ways
  • Create and forward-plan compelling publishing calendar (words, images and video assets) optimized for cross-platform channels and manage those projects end to end with both external freelance writers and the internal sales + marketing team
  • Be responsible for defining, refining and implementing the content strategy across all channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest), the online magazine and Youtube.
  • Write engaging, catchy article titles and one-liners for social media channels
  • Ensure that the weekly newsletter is copy perfect
  • Conceptualize and assign TVR magazine articles using SEO best practices and audience analytics to inform your content decisions
  • Obsessively measure performance and optimize against KPIs.You will identify audience behavior content trends and report them to the sales team to arm them with data and knowledge for sales opportunities
  • Report on and interpret site, social and SEO analytics to inform future content-making decisions
  • Manage and edit freelance writers while assigning pieces to the photo editor in a timely manner
  • Lead and create facebook ad sets for non paid content
  • Drive video content ideas (travel, celebration and gathering focused) and write copy/scripts


Requirements

  • You have a + BA/BS in a relevant field
  • You have 5+ years of copywriting/editorial experience in a digital and social media environment
  • You have strong experience in digital media with a proven track record of finding new, interesting ways to tell stories on both social media & digital spaces
  • You understand how to create and optimize ad sets on both Facebook and Pinterest
  • You are well-versed in the digital world, including content marketing best practices (SEO)
  • You have strong organization and project management skills
  • You are audience behavior focused - always working to put out work that resonates with the TVR audience and you are obsessed with data and identifying audience behavior trends
  • Social video script writing a significant advantage +
  • Being comfortable on camera is a plus ++


Job Type

Full Time

Location

Carlsbad, California
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Integrated Marketing Manager

The Venue Report is looking for an Integrated Marketing Manager to join our Sales & Marketing team. This role will be responsible for developing revenue-generating marketing initiatives that will help the team to scale our advertising business and grow venue inventory. As the first pre-sale role at a fast-growing startup, the Integrated Marketing Manager will ideate, build and execute on marketing offerings in response to RFPs and as part of a proactive business development strategy. We’re looking for someone who has knowledge and experience they can bring to the table, and who is organized, proactive and enjoys building processes from scratch.

At The Venue Report You Will

  • Ideate, write and design strategic marketing & advertising proposals and media plans in conjunction with the Sales and Account Management
  • Create and maintain sales materials, such as media kits and pricing packages
  • Create sell sheets, eblasts and marketing campaigns for upcoming editorial sponsorships, along with developing outbound sales campaigns to increase awareness of The Venue Report
  • Assist Sales with managing client correspondence throughout the pre-sale process, help transition sold campaigns to Account Management and Ad Ops teams while ensuring all proposal details are clearly outlined
  • Work with Account Management and Ad Ops to develop case studies based on audience data and campaign performance that can be used in proposals and as proactive sales tools
  • Manage partnerships, sweepstakes and marketing initiatives with other brands, including inbound requests as well as developing and spearheading new relationships
  • Quickly build and organize processes and sales strategy for a growing startup
  • Keep the team up to date on the latest advertising and digital media trends


Requirements

  • You have a BA/BS degree in relevant field
  • You have at least 3 years digital marketing experience - publishing or agency experience strongly preferred
  • You have prior experience writing proposals with solid examples of your work
  • You have excellent strategic thinking, writing and communication skills
  • You have interest in and knowledge of new technologies and vendors across all forms of digital media; you stay ahead of the curve and constantly bring new ideas to the table
  • You have knowledge of digital media planning, including advertising terminology and media math
  • You have the ability to turn data reports and audience insights into effective marketing pitches and campaigns
  • You are an expert in creating beautifully designed documents in PowerPoint, Keynote and/or InDesign. You are also fluent in Excel.


Why Join The Venue Report You will be part of a fun, exciting startup team where you will be able to lead and make large, meaningful contributions and impact on a regular basis. You are comfortable in an all-hands-on-deck start up environment; you always raise your hand to help and no task is beneath you; you take and give feedback well

Location

Carlsbad, California
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Senior Product UX Designer

The Venue Report is looking for a talented and driven Senior Product Designer to help define and execute the user experience of our web and mobile products. As a senior product UX designer, you will design engaging user experiences, lead the full lifecycle of your designs, collaborate with our project manager on strategy, integrate UX research and design into our development process, participate in research to test and validate designs, and work with graphic design and engineering to bring them to life. You will mentor and provide design leadership and assist in product organization and processes.

At The Venue Report You Will

  • Think in terms of design systems and turn complicated problems into simple solutions
  • Advocate for the customer (enterprise / consumer) and their needs, back up decisions with data, user motivations and behaviors while balancing the goals of the business
  • Quickly and efficiently produce solutions using sketches, wireframes and prototypes while understanding the proper level of detail to present to communicate your point of view
  • User test your designs and iterate based on insights
  • Integrate UX research and design into our development process while defining and communicating good UX / UI design best practices with a disciplined approach
  • Collaborate closely with product team members to brainstorm new products, identify user needs and transform them into user stories, functional specifications, wireframes, UI prototypes and end user documentation
  • Discuss your designs with engineers, and have a well established understanding of how your designs are built, and what their technical limitations are
  • Create, maintain and enforce the brand book, templates, style guides and toolkits and define best practices for design


Requirements

  • You have 5+ years experience in product design
  • You have a BA/BS degree in relevant field
  • You are passionate about product design, comfortable in a fast-paced environment and can expertly communicate with cross-functional teams
  • You can take a project from ideation to completion, while meeting tight deadlines
  • You have design expertise demonstrated through mockups, wireframes, and final product implementations
  • Your portfolio showcases your design chops and demonstrates clean, modern forward-thinking design trends, innovation, and strong problem-solving skills and technical background
  • You have strong knowledge of design tools such as Sketch, Principle, Zeplin, InVision


Why Join The Venue Report You will be part of a fun, exciting startup team where you will be able to lead and make large, meaningful contributions and impact on a regular basis.

We have many exciting products in the pipeline, and will also continue to iterate/improve our existing experiences

Location

Carlsbad, California
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Senior Web Developer

Are you passionate about development, design, culture, events and travel? Are you looking to solve software challenges and build products that consumers and businesses rely on every day? We’re looking for web developer to join The Venue report to help us scale rapidly and create products that our users love. We’re re-thinking how the travel, hospitality and events industries market spaces for groups, and how people gather together in the digital age- we’d love for you to join us!

Our Company Is

  • Venture backed
  • Fast growing
  • Developing innovative technology


What You'll Do

  • Collaborate on design, development, testing, deployment, maintenance and improvement of software systems
  • Make key technology decisions to build our core web capabilities
  • Build foundational web components that can be reused and extended
  • Improve and rethink all aspects of our user and venue experience
  • Work closely with the Venue Report Product & Marketing teams to execute new product launches and paid campaigns
  • Mentor junior engineers through code reviews and coaching


You Have:

  • 4+ years of professional experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree
  • Responsive web development skills
  • Strong collaboration skills- you thrive working cross functionally with with designers, project managers, sales teams and other developers
  • Experience working closely with small teams - Startup experience preferred
  • Technical Expertise in:
    • PHP
    • Symfony MVC Framework and Twig Templating
    • Cross-browser and cross-device responsive Web development (Desktop/tablet/mobile)
    • HTML5
    • JavaScript and jQuery
    • CSS3 and SCSS
    • MySQL and ORM (we use Doctrine)
    • Redis


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working on the Linux command line
  • Experience with version control in Git
  • Experience working with Web services (e.g. Web APIs, REST, SOAP)
  • Experience with AWS or Microsoft Azure
  • Experience with Elasticsearch
  • Experience with issue tracking and issue tracking software (e.g. Atlassian Jira)


Job Type

Full Time

Location

Carlsbad, California
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Mid-Senior Level Front-end Developer

Are you passionate about development, design, culture, events and travel? Are you looking to solve software challenges and build products that consumers and businesses rely on every day? We’re looking for an excellent communicator to join The Venue report to help us scale rapidly to create products that our users love. We’re re-thinking how the travel, hospitality and events industries market spaces for groups, and how people gather together in the digital age- we’d love for you to join us!

Our Company Is

  • Venture backed
  • Fast growing
  • Developing innovative technology


What You'll Do

  • Own front-end development for customer-facing areas of our site including marketing activities, blog, admin tools and data reporting platforms
  • Work with our design, content and sales teams to develop infrastructure for landing pages, funnel conversion testing, and user flows
  • Develop reusable front-end libraries and components
  • Find and address performance issues
  • Identify and communicate front-end best practices
  • Mentor junior engineers through code reviews and coaching


You Have:

  • 4+ years of professional experience
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or similar technical degree
  • Responsive Web development experience
  • Strong collaboration skills- you thrive working cross functionally with with designers, project managers, sales teams and other developers
  • Ability to work with a small team- startup experience preferred
  • Experience integrating front-end code into the themes of PHP based Web sites
  • Expertise developing UI/UX components and using open-source front-end libraries
  • Cross-browser and cross-device responsive Web development (Desktop/tablet/mobile)
  • Technologies:
    • Cross-browser and cross-device responsive Web development (Desktop/tablet/mobile)
    • JavaScript and jQuery
    • CSS3 and SCSS
    • HTML5
    • PHP


Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with the Symfony MVC framework and Twig templating language
  • Experience working on the Linux command line
  • Experience with version control in Git
  • Experience with issue tracking and issue tracking software (e.g. Atlassian Jira)


Job Type

Full Time

Location

Carlsbad, California
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