Open Positions: Marketing Manager | Visual Designer

Marketing Manager

SNAP has a new opening for an Influencer Marketing Manager to work on our innovative and quickly growing dating app called The Grade, recently featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal.

The Grade is different from other dating apps because we hold users accountable for their behavior in order to eliminate unresponsive and inarticulate daters. The Grade uses a proprietary algorithm that grades users in various categories in order to build a community of high quality daters who are articulate and responsive, while expelling 'failing' daters. Learn more about The Grade at: www.thegradedating.com.

This position is full-time and is conveniently based a few blocks from Penn Station.

Responsibilities
  • Lead social influencer marketing strategy for The Grade
  • Research and identify key influencers, bloggers and online media
  • Identify, recruit and manage influencer/brand ambassador programs
  • Build strong relationships with social influencers through seeding programs and regular communication
  • Negotiate and execute paid blogs/blog networks
  • Proactively identify angles and pitch product, vertical and/or issues-based stories
  • Secure and negotiate earned and paid placements including interviews, reviews, news items, giveaways, video segments, etc.
  • Identify, establish and manage on-going influencer/brand ambassador programs
  • Establish and build relationships on behalf of SNAP
  • Ensure proper FTC disclosure when necessary
  • Develop press releases, media alerts, case studies and testimonials
  • Stay on top of industry trends, the latest PR/social media advancements and relevant campaigns

Requirements
  • PR Agency Experience - 2-5+ years at a regional or national PR or social marketing agency strongly preferred
  • Influencer / Blogger Outreach - Experience identifying, recruiting and managing influencer/brand ambassador programs for large, national consumer facing brands and has established relationships with them
  • Pitching - Experience pitching earned placements and pitching/negotiating paid placements. Please be prepared to provide portfolio writing samples and coverage secured in industry(s) of expertise. Knowledge of FTC blogger guidelines
  • Writing & Communication - Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, and experience communicating with internal staff.
  • Social Media Passion - Acute understanding of and passion for social media
  • Positive Attitude - Approach each marketing campaign with a positive outlook and rally a team to be excited about campaign initiatives; strive for continuous improvement in campaigns, the Marketing Department and themselves
  • Self-starter - Effective working independently and ability to work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments
  • Creativity - Ability to develop creative, newsworthy PR campaign strategies and promotions and that resonate with the target audience to achieve our campaign goals.
  • Organization - Ability to handle multiple campaigns simultaneously with excellent personal organizational skills and high attention to detail
  • Computer Savvy - Extremely savvy with Web research and comfortable in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word and to assist with reporting
  • Education - BA or BS in Marketing, communications or related

Competitive Compensation Includes
  • Stock options in a publicly traded company
  • Free massages every week
  • Season tickets to the New York Knicks
  • Free snacks & beverages
  • Ping Pong table
  • Discounts to a number of gyms in NYC
  • Dinner & taxi reimbursement – If you work late
  • Periodic Hackathons
  • 100% covered medical insurance at the employee-only level
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Pre-tax flexible savings account
  • Pre-tax commuter program (MetroCards, parking, etc.)
  • A total of 23 paid vacation/personal/holidays plus 5 paid sick days
  • Monthly happy hours
  • Book Clubs and Teach In’s w/free lunches
  • Cook-offs, cocktail-offs, and other fun office events

To apply, please send your resume to support@thegradedating.com



Visual Designer

The Grade, the hottest new dating app, has a unique and exciting opportunity for a talented Designer. This position is full time and based in our main office in New York City, NY. Competitive compensation including salary + eligibility for stock options, and full-benefits (Medical & Dental plans; free snacks, fun outings, weekly massages, cool swag, Knicks tickets & more!).

Learn more about The Grade at: http://www.thegradedating.com.

Responsibilities
  • Design for a web and mobile (iPhone, Android & mobile web) social application
  • Email design
  • Marketing collateral design
  • Be able to take feature requirements (or wireframes and sketches) and translate them into interactive products, accounting for various use cases and the inconsistencies of dynamic content
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure designs are properly translated to code
  • Solve creative design problems within a brand identity (and be capable of moving the brand forward when needed)
  • Keep up with latest design patterns, especially for web and mobile applications
  • Work in a fast-paced startup environment juggling multiple projects with rapid, iterative cycles
  • Be comfortable working with data-driven design decisions
  • Integrate user learnings from A/B tests, usability tests and qualitative feedback into designs

Requirements
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a graphic designer
  • Minimum of 3 years experience designing interactive digital products
  • Bachelor’s degree (design-related preferred)
  • Experience in taking wireframes and turning them into high-fidelity mockups
  • Knowledge of website structure, functionality, and limitations
  • Fluency in Creative Suite, mainly Photoshop
  • Ability to work independently, juggling multiple projects
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Basic coding (HTML & CSS) experience a plus

Competitive Compensation Includes
  • Stock options in a publicly traded company
  • Free massages every week
  • SNAP swag (mugs, water bottles, t-shirts, sweatshirts, etc.)
  • Season tickets to the New York Knicks
  • Free snacks & beverages
  • Ping Pong table
  • Discounts to a number of gyms in NYC
  • Dinner reimbursement – If you work until 8pm or later, SNAP will pay for your dinner up to
  • Taxi reimbursement – If you work until 9pm or later, SNAP will reimburse your cab ride up to
  • Monthly Hackathons
  • 100% covered medical insurance at the employee-only level
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Pre-tax flexible savings account
  • Pre-tax commuter program (metrocards, parking, etc.)
  • A total of 23 paid vacation/personal/holidays plus 5 paid sick days
  • Monthly happy hours
  • Book clubs w/free lunches
  • Cook-offs, cocktail-offs, and other fun office events

To apply, please send your resume to support@thegradedating.com