Email Broadcast Careers

Welcome to Email Broadcast – We’re Hiring!

We’re thrilled that you’re considering an opportunity with us, whether it’s a full-time, part-time or contractor role. Each member of our team is extremely important to our success and we love to work with star talent. Our company may be a little different from your typical corporate atmosphere and you should know that coming in. Be sure to look around and get to know us.

Current Positions:

Digital Sales and Marketing Assistant - PT Employee

We’re looking for a Digital Sales and Marketing Assistant to help us grow.

This is a remote (or local at our office), part-time employee role working 10 am to 4 pm (Pacific) Monday – Thursday, with occasional overtime needed depending on workload. Yes, we take three day weekends EVERY week.

With an hour for lunch, that’s 20 scheduled hours with potentially another 0-5 when it gets crazeballs, so that’s how we get to 20-25 hours per week.

Most people need a full-time gig to make ends meet and we get that. If you’re looking for a full-time role, or hoping this will grow into one, or want to match this with your other part-time gig, or want to work on this while you grow your company after hours, or want to do this job while continuing to serve your freelance clients—this role is not for you. We’re looking for someone that would be extremely happy with a part-time role only for the long-term (like… years). Still with us? Read on!

What would you do? I’m so glad you asked.

The overall mission of this role is to help us meet our sales goals and you would have a variety of tasks in helping us get there. Many of these tasks will require your competence in various Internet-related applications, which you will either bring to the table or be able to quickly master. If you’re not extremely all-things-Internet savvy, this role is not for you. If you haven’t used any of these applications below, but are a “quick learner,” this role is not for you.

Your Top 10 tasks would include:

1. Creating new sales proposals quickly and accurately using Prezi.
2. Updating sales agreements (Word doc) with client’s info and service level and posting to HelloSign for signatures.
3. Cold calling partner prospects (web development, SEO firms) posing as an admin to set up a business meeting between their CEO and ours.
4. Working inside of Basecamp on assigned tasks, and thoroughly documenting your progress according to our best practices. If you’re more of a pen and paper type person, this probably isn’t for you. We’re more Basecamp and Google Docs people.
4. Updating our WordPress website with new content.
5. Optimizing content on our website and YouTube channel for SEO.
6. Fielding customer/sales inquiries from our website “Can we help you?” popup.
7. Researching tradeshow and speaking opportunities for our CEO.
8. Reaching out to journalists pitching story ideas relevant to our field.
9. Researching and applying for various industry awards.
10. Handling occasional admin tasks when CEO is overwhelmed.

If you have high energy and attention to detail that you can focus on a task until completion, that will serve you well. If you have past experience with most of the applications listed above, that will give you a leg up.

If your relationship with time is somewhat “flexible,” this will be a painful position for you. We eat our Wheaties, show up early, and come to work ready to kick ass for a short, but intense period of time so we can enjoy three day weekends. If you’re used to stretching 4 hours of work into an 8-hour day, you will not be happy here. If you need to set an alarm to get to work by 10 am Pacific, this will not work out. Go-getters only need apply.

Wow. Still here? Awesome.

Next Steps:

1. Send an email to sandmasst2018[at]emailbroadcast.com with the exact subject line: Your 2018 Sales and Marketing Assistant (do not get creative here—this is how we auto-sort the incoming mail).

2. Include a couple of paragraphs or a cover letter (PDF) on why you’re the perfect fit for this role.

3. Your cover letter should explain why part-time work is enough for you and what you like to do with your spare time as a human. We like humans.

4. Attach a copy of your current resume. This also should be a PDF—not just for us, but for anyone you send it to. If you don’t know how to convert a Word doc to a PDF, you are disqualified from this role.

5. Look for an email back from us with next steps. You should hear back within 15 minutes or less. Oh yeah, we’re that good.

Compensation:

$20 to $23 per hour DOE.
20-25 hours per week
3-day weekends
Unpaid holiday for the week of 4th of July
Unpaid holiday for two weeks at end of year
Performance and year-end bonuses

Account Coordinator - Contractor

What if you could control your own schedule, work from home, participate in strategic and creative marketing campaigns, and be a valued member of a kick-ass remotely connected team? Oh—you’ll also never be expected to work on Fridays. Yep. That’s right. Three-day weekends, every weekend.

Sound like a dream? Pinch yourself.

Email Broadcast is looking to hire a part-time, long-term Account Coordinator (and general marketing rockstar). Our Account Coordinators play a vital role here. They’re the connection between us and our clients; they’re in charge of keeping those clients happy; they’re the makers of amazing monthly email campaigns.

This job is a permanent contractor role within our company. You’ll have plenty of flexibility to get your work done, but that comes with accountability. You should be generally available from 10 to 4, Monday through Thursday. This is when client meetings, team meetings, communication, and collaboration happen. If you have other commitments during this time, this isn’t a good fit.

As an Account Coordinator, you’re going to be responsible for a handful of diverse clients (i.e., your accounts could include a high-end dermatology office or a remote fishing lodge). You’ll work on creating a monthly email campaign for them from start to send. This includes coming up with creative concepts, writing compelling copy, coordinating graphic requirements with our designer, A/B testing, requesting and tracking client approval, scheduling, reporting, and everything else in between. You’ll also attend weekly team meetings and occasional client calls, where you’ll share your ideas and contribute to discussions. To be successful, you need a blend of some specific skills:

  • Client wrangling. Whether you’re getting buy-in on a content idea, or tracking someone down for an approval; you should be a perfect balance of persuasive, professional, persistent, and personable.
  • Project tracking. I.e., Can you juggle? More importantly: Can you focus? You’ll be working on several email campaigns for different clients all at the same time. You have to be able to transition from one project to the next without dropping the ball but disciplined enough to focus on each task and ensure high-quality completion.
  • Marketing wizardry. You have experience and know-how to hook an audience with a headline, dazzle them with compelling copy, and persuade them to click, buy, sign up, stay tuned, or whatever else your campaign calls for!

Still interested? See if the following describes you:

WHAT YOU’RE LOOKING FOR

  • 12-20 hours per week of work. That’s about how much you’ll be working with a typical client load. Want more? Once you prove your marketing prowess, there’s plenty of internal projects we can add you to that will increase your hours. This job can grow into what you make it, but those 12-20 hours will be your primary priority. If what you really need is a full-time job to pay the bills, that’s cool, but this isn’t the right role for you.
  • A long-term role. To be clear: This isn’t a freelance opportunity. If you’re used to piecing together one-off projects and short-term gigs, we’re not a good fit. The Account Coordinator is a permanent contractor role within our company.
  • To be part of a team. Yes, you’ll do a lot of work on your own. But lone wolves need not apply. Each month you’ll be working with me, her, him, and them.
  • Decent Pay. Your hourly rate will be dependent on your experience. There is also a year-end bonus.

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • 2+ years of hands-on marketing experience (email marketing is a huge plus!)
  • You write good. (Or is it “write well”? You should know the difference.)
  • Proven ability to meet and beat deadlines.

YOU’LL GET BONUS POINTS FOR

  • Graphic design skills
  • Knowledge of email marketing best practices
  • Familiarity with email platforms (MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.)
  • Experience with Basecamp, Highrise, and Google Docs

 

NEXT STEPS

So, how does that sound?

If you think you’re the person we’re looking for, send your cover letter and resume to ACmarch2018[at]emailbroadcast.com. Please use the subject line “Your 2018 Account Coordinator.” Do not get creative here. This is how we sort the incoming mail. Consider your cover letter to be an example of your marketing skills—pitch yourself to us! Make sure you explain why you’re the perfect person for this position, why you’re interested, and how this part-time role will fit with your lifestyle.

 

WHAT IS IT LIKE TO WORK FOR EMAIL BROADCAST?

Working for Email Broadcast as an independent contractor—yes, work from my home—score!

So I had this need…typical stay-at-home-mom that needed to make some additional money to pay for the extras that come with kids: shoes, toys, never-ending school fundraisers, and maybe even braces at some point. My husband works full time, but with the high cost of living it just wasn’t quite enough to cover those “extras.” It was simple: I wanted a part-time job, wielding my copywriting and client wrangling skills, and yet I didn’t want to shell out for daycare while I toiled away in some corporate office.

Enter Email Broadcast…the perfect solution that met these very exact needs. I seriously love my job with an amazing set of badass peeps, great clients, and I can even work in my pj’s if I so wish while I suck down as much coffee as I can take in.

Dara Gibbs, Account Coordinator Team Lead

 

Copy Editor & Writer - Contractor

Do you love what words can do?

Are you a fellow card-carrying member of the Grammar Police?

Can you share your enthusiasm with others in a constructive way?

Awesomesauce. We want you on our kick-ass team. We’re looking for a copy editor who cannot only edit the em dash out of our copy, but can also teach the craft of storytelling and copywriting to our other writers.

In addition to copyediting, you may be asked to (gasp) write copy of your own—for clients and/or for us. But before you get too excited, our requirements may rule you out.

Here’s some requirements:

* You must be available between 10 am and 4 pm Pacific time M-TH. This is when we do business, meet with each other and clients, and get work done.

* To be clear, you’re a contractor in control of your own schedule, so if 3-5 am is your zone of genius, good on ya. But the rest of us expect to be able to regularly reach you and schedule meetings with you during our work hours, as needed.

* You’ll need to be perfectly comfortable working only 5-10 hours per week indefinitely.

* You must have first-rate grammar skills and be able to prove it by passing our grueling grammar exam (verbal and written) under a scorching bare lightbulb.

* You’ll need to turn around copy editing assignments in 24 hours (M-TH), even if you get 5 or 6 in the same day.

* We want you to not only practice your copy editing craft, but teach it as well so our writers become better writers. You should shed tears of joy when one of your pupils wins the Pulitzer.

Here’s who we’re not looking for:

* If you don’t know what a style-guide is, you can stop reading now. Seriously… looking it up is not going to help. Unless words have been your thing professionally, this is not a fit.

* If you have a day job, and you’re looking to pick up some extra work, this is not the right gig for you. See requirement number 1.

* If you have another part-time job during these hours, or any other regular commitments, this is not right for you. See requirement number 1.

* If you are a freelancer with a bunch of other clients, this is not right for you. We need all of your attention for when things get crazeballs.

Basically, the only people that will be right for this long-term contracting gig are ones that don’t need it. We get that. Are you our needle? Maybe your significant other is the main breadwinner and you need something to do. Maybe you’re independently wealthy and just love words. Maybe you’re the AI device that Elon has been warning us about.

Next Steps:

What? You’re still here? Yay!

1. Send a cover letter and your resume to CE2018[at]emailbroadcast.com. Make sure your cover letter is boring and full of typos and run-on sentences. OOH – and make sure you mix up their and there. Lastly, be sure each paragraph has multiple and vague thoughts.

2. Be sure to tell us WHY a part-time contracting gig works for you long term. Like, we look forward to meeting your grandchildren.

3. Prepare yourself for pure silence as we are awestruck by your perfection. Seriously, it may take us a while to get back to you.

Compensation:

$20-25 per hour DOE

Year-end bonus