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Comment by Todor Krecu on November 25, 2013 at 6:37am

Social Media & eMail Marketing Manager

Position Summary:
ACCO Brands, one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, with annual revenues of nearly $1.9 billion, is seeking a Social Media & email Marketing Manager within our U.S. Marketing team. This position will be in our global headquarters in Lake Zurich, IL.

The Social Media & eMail Marketing Manager will be responsible for creating a comprehensive social media strategy to define programs that use social media & email marketing techniques to increase visibility, loyalty, community and traffic across all Swingline, GBC, Quartet & Wilson Jones branded sites. This role will also be responsible for the creation, implementation, maintenance and analytics of all end consumer contact using: CoreMetrics, Google Analytics, SilverPop Email, Blogs, Twitter, Facebook, Tumbler, YouTube, Social Bookmarking sites, etc.

Step into this role and take us to the next level with our social media strategy and use your knowledge to create communities and activate social media throughout the ACCO Brands organization. The Social Media & eMail Marketing Manager is key to working across the matrix to engage and cross pollinate with all levels of the organization.

Learn more at:

Comment by Todor Krecu on November 15, 2013 at 7:02am
Comment by Todor Krecu on November 6, 2013 at 6:31am

Director of Digital Marketing in Chicago

We're still accepting candidates for this absolutely extraordinary opportunity, located in Addison. It's got all of the pieces I look for: A rapidly growing customer base, a world class management team, and a position that will put this person in charge of digital marketing for a BtoB marketer that's a leader in its industry (even has a prominent spot on the Crain's Fast 50 for the Chicago area). And here's the part that really stands out: Even though the position is manager-level, it's got that Director title-- a real career move for the right person. I'm looking for someone who's currently around the $80K-$100K salary bracket. 

Interested in any thoughts or suggestions you might have, confidential or otherwise. 

Also, feel free to LinkIn with me should you wish to connect with one of the nation's leading and veteran headhunters in digital marketing. My LinkedIn email is I'd be delighted to include you in my "inner circle" of key players in Chicagoland. 


Jerry Bernhart 
Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC, since 1991  
As seen on AdAge, American Marketing Assn, BtoBOnline, MarketingProfs, DM News, Target Marketing, CMO Council, and listed on Marketing Sherpa's "Best Headhunter and Recruiter Sites for Marketing Pros" 
Join my LinkedIn Group- Digital and Direct Marketing Careers- to keep informed about our latest opportunities.

Comment by Todor Krecu on August 29, 2013 at 1:03am

Orbitz launched a new Android Flights, Hotels, Cars app recently and it was featured in Google Geo developers blog, here’s the link:

They are expanding their Mobile teams and have iOS, Android, Product, QA and Manager roles available on their website at

Have a great day!

Cyndi Ramsdill • Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
500 W. Madison • Chicago, IL 60661 • USA
Office: 312.894.5152
Fax: 312.894.5156
Visit our Careers site

Comment by Todor Krecu on August 29, 2013 at 12:59am

Prestige Staffing is seeking a QA for Mobile Applications! We are seeking someone who has previous experience in Java Programming and experience with Scripting. We are looking for a QA who is able to interface with multiple groups (Development, Product/Program Management) and have the ability to support Mobile testing. If you believe that you are a strong QA with mobile experience, please apply below.

QA Mobile Analyst Qualifications:
Bachelors degree
experience with testing in selenium
QA mobile tester
Experience working in Agile environment
Java programming
WAP, Android, iOS
Strong scripting experience
Ability to communicate with multiple teams (Development to Product/Program Management)
Experience with testing on a mobile environment

If you are a recent graduate you are also welcome to apply if you have solid experience with Java programming, scripting experience and experience with a mobile retail environment.

Mobile Engineer:

Prestige Staffing is seeking a Full-Time Mobile Application Engineer to work in a fast paced organization. You would be responsible for creating web applications from the ground up! You would be required to be proficient in: Android or IOS development, Java and Objective-C. If you are excited to work in Mobile Applications and have experience in (Android, IOS or Windows) please apply below!

-2-5 years of mobile development (Android, IOS, Windows)
-Objective C
-Full-life cycle implementation (inception, design and implementation)
-previous ecommerce experience
-Experience with working with java platforms
- Bachelors degree in computer science.
- Someone who is excited about working in an mobile environment and wants to help create a multi-million dollar application!

Keywords: IOS, Android, Windows, Java, Objective C, Scrum, Agile, ecommerce and Objective C.

Tara Taft
Prestige Staffing | Account Manager
300 W Adams St, Suite 512 | Chicago, IL 60606
T: 312.443.6156

Comment by Todor Krecu on January 14, 2013 at 8:02am

Prestige Staffing is seeking a Program Manager! We are looking for someone who has experience in an Ecommerce and engineering background. If you are a strong critical thinker and are excited to interface with multiple technical teams please apply below!


Program Manager Requirements:


3+ Ecommerce experience

3+ experience in an engineering environment

3+ web services & SQL

Experience with server backend infrastructure experience

Ability to interface with multiple support teams

Expert in mission critical situations in a high availability environment

Experience in Agile and Scrum environment

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field


Like to have:

PMP certified

Masters Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field



401k, medical, dental, vision, PTO and vacation time



Tara Taft
Prestige Staffing | Account Manager
300 W Adams St, Suite 512 | Chicago, IL 60606
T: 312.443.6156

Comment by Todor Krecu on December 19, 2012 at 10:25pm

Prestige Staffing is seeking a Full-Time Mobile Application Engineer to work in a fast paced organization. You would be responsible for creating web applications from the ground up! You would be required to be proficient in: Android or IOS development, Java and Objective-C. If you are excited to work in Mobile Applications and have experience in (Android, IOS or Windows) please apply below!

* 2-5 years of mobile development (Android, IOS, Windows)
* Objective C
* Full-life cycle implementation (inception, design and implementation)
* previous ecommerce experience
* Experience with working with java platforms
* Bachelors degree in computer science.
* Someone who is excited about working in an mobile environment and wants to help create a multi-million dollar application!

For more information about this position contact:
Tara Taft
Prestige Staffing | Account Manager
300 W Adams St, Suite 512 | Chicago, IL 60606
T: 312.443.6156

Comment by Todor Krecu on December 3, 2012 at 7:16am

Paladin is a professional staffing and recruiting firm specializing in marketing, communications and creative professions.  One of our national retail clients has an immediate need for aContract to Hire Strategic Marketing Manager with Clients Services focus and with strong project management skills. 


Our client is launching a pilot marketing campaign to promote a new service.  Their goal is to branch out to multiple locations across the US within the next few years.  They are seeking a dynamic, hands-on Marketing Manager to execute initial marketing and sales materials in support of the current pilot program, and to help assist in developing the marketing strategy for the larger roll-out of the program nationally. 


The client is seeking a Marketing Manager who has prior success developing retail marketing and communication strategy, messaging, timelines, tactics and budgets. The ideal candidate will be a driven, multi-tasker, detail-oriented who is adept at working with both internal and external clients.  This role will develop case studies, collateral material, internal communication and sales materials across multiple platforms including email, social media and print.  This is an opportunity to be on the ground floor and help launch a national campaign. 


Prior experience working within a national retail company is highly desired.  


Contract Marketing Manager (Client Services focus) 

Start Date: End of January 2013 

Location: Oakbrook, IL.  Onsite only 

Assignment duration: This is 30 to 40 hour week contract assignment for 3 months and with a great potential for a full-time conversion with the right candidate 

Hourly rate: $30 to $35 


Job Requirements: 

  • Strong client/account services background and experience. (In the agency world, this would be an Account Supervisor level of experience) 
  • Minimum of 5 years of marketing project management experience. 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • Must have experience developing and executing strategic marketing plans. 
  • Strong experience with a variety of marketing tactics – print, online, mobile, multimedia collateral material, social media, print. 
  • Excellent writing and communications skills. 
  • Must be a self starter and be able to work independently. 
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PPT) 


If interested and you are qualified for this role, please send the following materials immediately to

  1. Updated résumé in a Word doc. format only (no PDFs please). 
  2. Required: An overview (2-3 paragraphs) of how your background relates to this role  
  3. Current hourly rate  
  4. Three professional references. 


Unfortunately we cannot reply to every applicant, but we thank you for your interest and will contact you if you meet our client’s need.



Comment by Todor Krecu on August 30, 2012 at 7:00am

We are having Media positions listed with us weekly! So please reach out to me for the latest and greatest!
CHICAGO: New partnership!

Community Manager- up to 50K
Will run and support all of the agencies social initiatives. Requires 1 plus years of experience. Will be working across a big fashion/beauty account.

Social Media Strategist~ up to 60K
3 plus years of social media. Will be working on a big fashion and beauty brand.

Paid Search Associate~ up to 50K
2 plus years of SEM~ expert level
Solid knowledge of paid/owned/earned channels

Digital Media Manager~ up to 65K
4 years of digital experience with 2 years of multi-channel strategy experience
Traffick and media management experience
Knowledge of paid/owned/earned channels
DART, Google Adwords and Google Analytics
Supervisory responsibilities~ departments/number of employees:
Research tools- forester and comscore

Email Marketing Manager~ salary to be determined
looking for someone with a broad skill set...5 years of building and implementing email marketing preferences/lists/content/creating automated email systems to trigger an email/strategy.

Director of Project Management~ up to 120K
" 6 or more years managing projects and client communications (3 or more years within an interactive agency or web/software environment).
" Experience supervising 3+ direct reports.
" Bachelors Degree in Marketing or equivalent work experience.
" Strong understanding of analysis, programming, architecture and creative design roles/process.
" Strong business analysis, requirements gathering, client service/communication and writing skills.

Interactive Producer~ ranges from 60 to 85K depending on years of experience.
Experience with building websites, email campaigns, analytics any print or video is a huge plus.
Also looking for someone with experience working with development and familiar with the differences in working with start-ups.

DRTV Buyer~ 2 plus years of Direct Response needed. Salary depends on years of experience.
Digital Strategy Director.
Qualified candidates need to have: Deep Understanding of Digital Space (Emerging Media, Web Development, Online Advertising)
High level of Strategy exposure - Someone work closely with the clients to drive strategy.
Understanding of 360 Integrated campaigns, Multi-channel, New Business sense, collaborative, Branding Work

Account Director or Account Supervisor.
Agency based in MI, but with a Chicago office. Smaller agency working on big CPG clients. Frequent day trips to Michigan required and some multi-night trips as well. Looking for candidates with minimum of eight years’ experience in agency account management, preferably in a leadership role.
Previous experience serving as an account lead is critical.
Demonstrated experience and ability in managing complex digital accounts.
Ability to lead and manage diverse individuals. Demonstrates excellent judgment when working with team members, clients and vendors.

At your service, Gina

Comment by Todor Krecu on August 22, 2012 at 12:09pm

Title: Online Community Marketing Manager
Job Title Description:
Business Unit: Follett School & Library Group - FSLG

Requisition Number: FSC-00008688
Job Type: Regular

Business Unit Profile:
Follett Software is a leading provider of innovative, web-based K-12 educational technologies that inspire student success. Our growing portfolio of leading-edge solutions empower 21st Century learning and discovery in today's digitally-rich learning environment.

The Online Community Manager will provide strategic oversight and program planning to develop and implement the Follett School and Library Group's (FSLG) Online Community strategy, engagement,interactivity with its audience, and foster community spirit.

This role integrates and leads within a matrix organization with: internal Product Management, Strategy, Marketing, Communications, and Corporate Legal teams to support the respective mission(s), ensuring consistency in voice and cultivating a strong community around the Follett brand proposition. The Community Manager is responsible for identifying and creating content, programs, and promotions to grow membership and engagement on the community platform.

The primary goal is to establish a community online presence for FLSG, our customers, and our partners as well as to integrate our messaging, product innovations, marketplace and thought leadership into the community and enhance the user experience that is compelling and valuable for its members.

Accountabilities include:

Responsible for the full lifecycle of the online community strategy which includes: programming planning, leading the charge with internal matrix stakeholders across FSLG to ensure a successful launch. This role will oversee the management of the online community launch team, executive status briefings and progress reporting.
Works with the Product Management team to ensure the community platform (for ex. forums, blogs, content, product integration) are relevant and functional to influence the roadmap by collecting business dynamics. Studying and analyzing user feedback, trends and data to influence the roadmap.
Generates compelling editorial content and manages a schedule of web-chats and opportunities for recognition and community engagement.
Initiates recovery of lapsed members through multiple communication vehicles and produces a regular community newsletter and editorial. Manages a 'Premier Member' program and builds an active community leader network both inside and outside the community.
Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communications, Business,or Journalism
5+ years in online community management as a primary responsibility.
Proven track record in managing a thriving community.
In-depth knowledge and understanding of online community platforms and their respective participants (Forums, Blogs, Photo Uploads, Profiling etc.) and how they can be deployed in different scenarios.
Proficiency in social listening tools like Radian6 and Buzzlogic. Working knowledge of online community development tools, such as Drupal and BuddyPress. Working knowledge of web analytics tools, such as Google Analytics.
Experience in K-12 industry, or education background a plus.

Apply for the position of Online Community Marketing Manager


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