Employment Opportunities at IMPACT MARKETING GROUP

IMPACT MARKETING GROUP is an ad agency/marketing consulting firm located in Victoria, BC and will soon add a branch in Vancouver, BC. We provide our customers with the most effective marketing messages for their advertising campaigns thereby delivering guaranteed growth for our clients. Due to an aggressive growth strategy, we need to fill the following positions:

WEB DESIGNER – Victoria, BC
There is an immediate opening for a Web Designer (Independent Contractor). The position is contractor-based and the contractor will be paid on a per job basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating WordPress based websites for our clients using a standardized template library
  • Customizing templates and graphics for individual clients
  • Using WordPress tools and plugins to maximize user efficiency, and SEO strategies
  • Meeting strict deadlines
  • Interacting professionally with clients
  • Meeting with each client, together with one of our Marketing Consultants through our “discovery process” to learn about each clients’ unique needs and marketing opportunities.
  • Offering professional feedback and suggestions to PMC and our clients.

Optimal Candidates will have:

  • Expertise using WordPress
  • Graphic Design experience using Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Excellent knowledge of SEO requirements
  • Have strong moral values and integrity
  • Be able to work independently without oversight
  • Must be detailed and able to follow specific instructions
    • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results
    • Work closely with the other project members to meet client goals

Web design projects may be completed in the Web Designer’s own office (which may be out of their home). However, the Web Designer will need reliable transportation to customer’s locations for our unique “discovery process” meetings.

Compensation:
As an Independent Contractor, the Web Designer will be paid on a per project basis.

Apply:
Qualified and interested specialists please forward your background information with work samples to Matt Hoffecker at matt.hoffecker@impact-marketing-group.com

 

Social Media Specialist – Victoria, BC
There is an immediate opening for a Social Media Specialist (Independent Contractor). The position is contractor-based and the contractor will be paid on a per job basis.

As an Independent Contractor, you will also be responsible for creating, coordinating and executing Social Media strategies for our client’s customers: local and regional businesses.

We are looking for a tech-savvy individual who excels at using social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to promote ideas, products and services. This is a project-based position.

Key Responsibilities:

•        On a project-by-project-basis, planning and creating social media strategies and plans for local and regional businesses (set up)

•        Executing and implementing social media campaigns and plans for local and regional businesses (monthly support)

  • Meeting strict deadlines
  • Interacting professionally with clients

Skills Required:

  • Ability to think creatively to contribute new ideas and approaches (outside the box thinking)
  • Highly experienced in using social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter and blogs for business purposes
  • Detail Oriented with a high level of organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to accomplish projects with little supervision and on time
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships
  • Customer Service oriented
  • Strong team player, demonstrating a positive work ethic
  • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results
  • Work closely with the other project members to meet client goals

Social Media projects may be completed in the Social Media Specialist’s own office (which may be out of their home).

Compensation:
As an Independent Contractor, the Social Media Specialist will be paid on a per project basis.

Apply:
Qualified and interested specialists please forward your background information with work samples to Matt Hoffecker at matt.hoffecker@impact-marketing-group.com

 

SEO Specialist – Victoria, BC
There is an immediate opening for a SEO Specialist (Independent Contractor). The position is contractor-based and the contractor will be paid on a per job basis.

As an Independent Contractor, you will also be responsible for creating, coordinating and executing SEO & SEM strategies for our client’s customers: local and regional businesses.

We are looking for a tech-savvy individual who excels at all kinds of up-to-date SEO & SEM techniques to achieve 1st page rankings for competitive keyword for local and regional businesses. This is a project-based position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • On a project-by-project-basis, planning and creating SEO strategies and plans for local and regional businesses (set up)
  • Executing and implementing SEO campaigns and plans for local and regional businesses (monthly support)
  • Contribute to the development and growth of our clients’ SEO programs
  • Perform keyword research in coordination with client business objectives to optimize existing content and uncover new opportunities
  • Provide SEO analysis and recommendations in coordination with elements and structure of websites and web pages
  • Keep pace with SEO, search engine, social media and internet marketing industry trends and developments
  • Monitor and administer web analytics dashboards, reports and key reporting tools, and point out key areas of importance in accordance client goals
  • Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels
  • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results
  • Work closely with the other project members to meet client goals

Skills Required:

  • Passion for SEO, SEM and internet marketing
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, and identify and resolve problems
  • Attention to detail and the ability to effectively multi-task in a deadline driven atmosphere
  • Ability to clearly and effectively articulate thoughts and points
  • High levels of integrity, autonomy, and self-motivation
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, project management and time management skills


Professional Skills & Qualifications

  • Experience in Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tool
  • Experience with Google Places/G+ Local
  • Experience working with popular keyword tools
  • Experience working with CMS and building/administering content in CMS environments
  • Desired: Knowledge of HTML/CSS and website administrations

Compensation:

  • As an Independent Contractor, the SEO Specialist will be paid on a per project basis.

Apply:
Qualified and interested specialists please forward your background information with work samples to Matt Hoffecker at matt.hoffecker@impact-marketing-group.com