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Please review our open positions and apply to the positions that match your qualifications. If you think you could fill a role not listed here then go ahead and contact us and let us know what you can offer!

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Website Developer

Location: Remote or Local

Type: FT

Min Experience: 3 years

Do you love singalongs, snuggling with big dogs and working with a passionate team in a cool office (that’s next door to a coffee shop), appreciation and recognition of great talent and powerful work ethics, a place that instills and encourages trust, entrepreneurship, creativity and staying several steps ahead? A work environment that is continually fluid, challenging and flexible? With a team that encourages you to do what you do best (because we don’t know how to do what you do!)? And with an award-winning company that has 20 years of compelling work in its portfolio and, believe it or not, is located in the heart of downtown Morganton, a block away from Food Trucks and craft breweries? A place where egos are checked at the door and collaborative spirit prevails? You should probably work at VanNoppen Marketing.

VanNoppen Marketing (VNM) seeks an experienced Full Stack Developer who can jump right in and contribute on custom web projects. Our stack is based on Python/Django, we use AWS S3 for static file storage and Heroku for hosting. An ideal candidate would be required to hit the ground running and contribute collaboratively to existing websites under development, whose needs vary from blogs to full manufacturer DB production, and provide areas of improvement and solutions.

This high-profile position is full time with the option to work remote or on-site at VanNoppen Marketing’s office in downtown Morganton, NC. Qualified candidates should send a resume to [email protected].

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Develop and implement websites, web applications, application databases, interactive web interfaces and other coding projects.
  • Make critical website decisions, improvements, and development on new and old websites built on:
    • Python/Django + Wagtail CMS
    • Python/Django + Mezzanine CMS
    • Popular template solutions (e.g. Wordpress, Shopify)
  • Perform Quality Assurance processes on launching websites.
  • Quickly prototype ideas and give estimates, scope outlines and requirements for development.
  • Work with a designer to implement frontend designs onto a CMS during backend development.
  • Report to project managers, VNM ownership and directors.
  • Evaluate code to ensure that it is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers and devices.
  • Develop website infrastructure and integrate websites with other computer applications as needed.
  • Monitor and ensure web server functionality.
  • Assist VNM team members with technical issues as needed.

REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS

  • Proficient in Git, Javascript/JQuery, HTML, CSS/SCSS skills, Python, and Django
  • Familiarity and experience working with yarn, gulp, webpack and npm
  • Familiarity with Wagtail CMS
  • Familiarity with Mezzanine CMS preferred
  • Experience working with REST APIs and integrating data systems into web applications
  • Experience with cross-browser testing and responsive web design
  • Familiarity with ADA/Accessibility requirements
  • Understanding of SEO best practices and trends
  • Knowledge of UX strategies and best practices
  • Work well in a team environment and collaborate efficiently and respectfully with clients, developers, designers and copywriters
  • Self-sufficient and willing to problem solve independently
  • Superb organization skills and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills & excellent email etiquette
  • Ability to discern information and prioritize items to help web projects run smoothly
  • Must be flexible, able to multi-task and effectively handle disruptions and interruptions while maintaining a polite and professional demeanor
  • A high degree of confidentiality

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

Benefits are fluid and ever changing in the current job market. With a start-up-like mentality, VNM fosters a strong company culture that supports each team member's lifestyle and talents. We’re not one of the big guys, but we compete with them everyday. Ask any of our team or clients what it means to be on the VNM team, tangibles and intangibles.

Some of our tangibles include:

  • Competitive pay based on qualifications and experience
  • 15 paid holiday/vacation/personal days annually after 6 months of satisfactory employment
  • 60% coverage of Health Insurance
  • Upgrades to resources and tools needed to carry out the work
  • Eligible for profit-sharing after 6 months of employment
  • Eligible for 3 days of Jury Duty & Bereavement pay after 6 months of employment

ABOUT VANNOPPEN MARKETING

VanNoppen Marketing is a full-service, award-winning creative marketing firm dedicated to elevating clients through strategic excellence, creative solutions and killer ideas. Our services include Branding, Website Design and Development, Graphic and Print Design, Advertising & PR, Digital Marketing, PPC Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Ecommerce, and more.

OUR CORE VALUES

01 Be a delight to do business with.

This is our #1 rule. We leave our egos at home and collaborate constructively and happily. Our clients are part of our team and we do right by them. Always.

02 Love what you do and have fun doing it.

Visit our office and you'll have singalongs with us, draw daily animal spirit cards, and raise a glass of champagne to a brilliant idea. We are thrilled to be here doing what we do.

03 Work hard, but more importantly, work smart.

We work hard, sometimes 24/7. But we also strive to work smart. You may not need that $20K/mo ad campaign and we'll be the first ones to tell you.

04 Don't settle, do work you're proud of.

Our products have shelf life. You'll be as proud of them as we are. We aim to under-promise and over-deliver. It won't always happen (this is reality, not Mad Men), but you won't be disappointed either way.

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Account Executive

Location: Remote, North Carolina and Surrounding States

Type: NA

Min Experience: 3 years

VanNoppen Marketing has immediate openings for commission-based Advertising/Marketing/Website Development account executives in North Carolina and southern Virginia. Qualified candidates will work from their home and act as a link between clients and the VanNoppen Marketing team. They are responsible for liaising between the client and other agency staff to coordinate advertising campaigns, marketing projects and Website development.

Responsibilities

  • Identifies market potential by qualifying accounts.
  • Initiates sales process by scheduling appointments; making initial presentation; understanding account requirements.
  • Closes sales by building rapport with potential account; explaining product and service capabilities; overcoming objections; preparing contracts.
  • Expands sales in existing accounts by introducing new products and services; developing new applications.
  • Contributes information to market strategy by monitoring competitive products and reactions from accounts.
  • Recommends new products and services by evaluating current product results; identifying needs to be filled.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Accomplishes marketing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Qualifications

  • Qualified candidates must be self starters, motivated, able to follow projects through from start to finish, be able to identify and qualify potential clients, possess excellent presentation and communication skills and be fluent and current with marketing and Website trends.
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Front-End Developer

Location: Local or Remote

Type: NA

Min Experience: 3 years

VanNoppen Marketing creates and maintains many websites and requires an experienced, full time, UI developer who has enough skills to be able to maintain both old sites and work with new bleeding edge technologies. It is a must that you can function and communicate well in a small team and be able to make decisions on your own and provide working templates in all Browsers (even mobile browsers) in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Make UI and UX decisions for new and old websites on a daily basis.
  • Code templates for multiple frameworks.
  • Communicate ideas effectively with a team.
  • Quickly implement working prototypes.

Qualifications

  • A mastery of JavaScript, CSS and HTML with the ability to implement new HTML5 features and use JavaScript frameworks such as backbone.js.
  • Examples of your work, backbone.js and HTML5 examples are a huge bonus. (Especially if these examples function well in IE/have a solid fallback).
  • You understand that a lot of users are still on older devices/browsers and can create elegant solutions to maintain support for these users.
  • Have a basic understand of Python and Django or similar web frameworks.

Desirable

  • Contributions to open source with a GitHub/Bitbucket/launchpad account showing a project or two. The volume of work is unimportant but we want to see one project you've built you are specifically proud of.
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Digital Marketing Strategist

Location: Morganton, NC

Type: PT

Min Experience: 2 years

We are seeking a qualified person with extensive hands-on expertise in digital marketing. This person will be responsible for building compelling and effective online and digital marketing solutions for VanNoppen Marketing's clients and managing digital marketing campaigns (social media, search engine, pay per click, etc.).

Areas of responsibility cover all areas of digital marketing, including, staying abreast of trends, technologies , best practices and UE, web, social media, email marketing, analytics, engagement social tools, search engine marketing (SEM), building and monitoring Adwords and other pay-per-click outlets, paid/promoted social ads (e.g. FaceBook), SEO strategies, and social media management (SMM).

Important areas include development of customized client strategies and budgets as part of an integrated Internet solution package.

Successful candidates must possess:

  • Superb communication skills
  • Self Motivated and a Team Player
  • Able to work in a fluid and adaptable climate
  • Maintain a positive and sustained relationship with clients
  • Sustained internal motivation to be The Expert in social media platforms, successes, trends, and best practices
  • Proven experience in All Things Digital including SEO, SEM, SMM, content development, return on investment and analytics.
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