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ACCOUNT SERVICE MANAGER

D Custom is hiring an Account Service Manager to manage and grow existing customer accounts. The ASM serves as the primary business contact for the client and is responsible for excellent customer service and overall client satisfaction. The ASM acts on behalf of our clients, representing their needs and goals to the internal creative team to ensure quality. In addition, the ASM will build relationships with clients to encourage new and repeat business opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for implementing client strategy and effectively working with the internal team to meet client objectives and timelines.
  • Communicates the client’s goals and represents the client’s interests to the team.
  • Provides regular two-way communication between the client and team, to provide strong team representation and set proper client expectations.
  • Manages all client communications, conflict resolution, and adherence to client deliverables according to scope of work.
  • Reviews all major deliverables to ensure quality standards and client expectations are met.
  • This position will also be responsible for maintaining client workflow and adhering to process while ensuring brand standards are met and projects are profitable.
  • Works closely with the project team to maintain a continuous knowledge of project status in order to identify potential issues and/or opportunities within or related to the project.
  • Ensures that client issues are dealt with in an efficient manner, informing the director of client solutions of any problems that may arise.
  • Assists the director with the contract and contract renewals.
  • Approves change orders and invoices.
  • Is aware of and in pursuit of opportunities for account growth and new business, involving the director.
  • Understands company capabilities and services, and effectively communicates all offerings to the client.
  • Reports to the director, providing regular input on all account activity, including status and reports on a weekly basis.

Requirements:

  • Tactical project management expertise and a high capacity for multi-tasking
  • Minimum 3-7 years of account/project management experience (agency experience preferred) of external client relationships
  • Ability to develop a strong rapport with designated client contact as well as grow and develop other relationships within the account
  • Digital marketing experience (Content marketing experience preferred)
  • Extremely detail oriented, self-starter, goal oriented, persistent and a problem solver
  • High level of initiative and works well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Handles stressful situations and deadline pressures well

Please send resume to Cory Davies at cory.davies@dcustom.com. Please, no phone calls.

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Staff Accountant

Our General Accounting position is responsible for a broad array of accounting functions which includes, ensuring the accuracy and completeness of general ledger accounts, financial statements and subsidiary ledgers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepares balance sheet account reconciliations on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Prepares or assist in preparing month-end closing journal entries.
  • Maintains ad hoc reports
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
  • General Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance
    • 3+ years’ experience
    • Understanding and practice of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)
    • Understanding of the general ledger and month-end closing process
    • Good computer skills with strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office software. Advanced Excel with pivot tables & VLOOKUP preferred.
    • Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) Financial System preferred. Experience with other ERP’s highly desired.
    • Must be able to analyze data for reasonableness and understand relationships
    • Must possess strong organizational skills and be detail oriented
    • Must possess an ability to perform multiple tasks and meet critical deadlines while maintaining accuracy and quality
    • System Conversion experience desired
    • SSRS report writing experience desired
    • Strong interpersonal written and oral communication skills

    Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

    Send resumes to sa@dmagazine.com. No phone calls please.

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Multimedia Managing Editor, D Custom

Do you have the skill of a storyteller and the efficiency of an editor on deadline? D Custom, a Dallas-based content agency, is hiring a managing editor to oversee daily multimedia editorial operations.

Join a close-knit team of creative professionals responsible for producing award-winning digital and print content. We’re looking for a seasoned managing editor who is able to:

  • Write and edit with flair and finesse.
  • Edit articles and content all the way from assignment to production. .
  • Copyedit with the tenacity of a true wordsmith. .
  • Manage a mountain of paperwork, deadlines, and meetings. .
  • Collaborate deadlines and workflow with multiple departments. .

This job is an exciting opportunity that merges brand journalism, content marketing, and best editorial practices. The topics covered are as diverse as the job’s duties. Whether it’s petcare or personal finance, our content must be creative, accurate, and strategic. Additionally, the managing editor will be responsible for overseeing fact-checking and quality-control measures.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant editing experience. Excellent client-facing communication skills required. Must be proficient in AP Style, Word, and Adobe InCopy/InDesign.

Send a cover letter and résumé to Amy Robinson at amy.robinson@dcustom.com. No phone calls, please.

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IT Helpdesk Support

D Magazine Partners is looking for new IT Helpdesk Support. We are looking for someone who wakes up with initiative on his or her brain. This person can break down a PC, troubleshoot MAC OSX and handle a cadre of computer related issues firing at him or her from all directions at all hours of the day. You fear nothing that plugs in. You love helping important people and regular ones, too. We are all special under the right light. Below is a list of duties. This is by no means finite. The position demands flexibility and a keen ability to learn on the go.

Duties

  • Identify, research and resolve technical problems in a timely manner to keep our staff running.
  • Monitor and manage company printers.
  • Assist with mobile device support and security.
  • Install new hardware, i.e. RAM, Hard drives, monitors, power supplies, and network cards and any other components or peripherals required for each user.
  • Upgrade and install software.
  • Assist with inventory management
  • Help with anything and everything that I demand of you. You will never be in danger.

This person

  • Is friendly and charmingly smug
  • Does not lift weights
  • Likes yoga but doesn’t always talk about it
  • Prefers Marvel over DC.
  • Can start a fire from sticks and rocks.
  • Knows how to fletcherize.
  • Adheres to the sound mind and sound body tenets I will consistently speak of.
  • Loves to help people. (This one is actually serious.)
Please email resumes to itadmin@dmagazine.com

Please email resumes to itadmin@dmagazine.com

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Direct Sales Account Executive

D Magazine Partners is looking for several smart, creative advertising sales people to join our team. Candidates must be self-starters, resourceful and have experience thriving in high pressure, but fun, environments.

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and execute an outbound lead generation plan to reach sales goals within a specific time frame
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales and production cycle, from initial contact through execution of the client campaign
  • Prospect and close advertising contracts
  • Negotiate for favorable rates with clients

REQUIREMENTS, EXPERIENCE, AND SALES ATTRIBUTES OF IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Bachelor’s degree+ 1-2 years sales experience, preferably in a high pressure sales environment
  • Very strong prospecting skills. Committed to consistent daily selling behaviors including cold-calling
  • Must be able to thrive in an environment with deadlines
  • Must be proficient in Excel, PPT and web-based communication software
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Very competitive comp plan and uncapped incentive program
  • D Magazine benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days.

To apply for this position, email cover letter and you resume to Suzanne.LaForgia@dmagazine.com. Phone calls are encouraged: 214.523.5282

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General Sales

D Magazine Partners is looking for several smart, creative advertising sales people to join our team. Candidates must be self-starters, resourceful and have experience thriving in high pressure, but fun, environments.

SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create new business opportunities through personal selling activities and effective networking
  • Thoroughly qualify new opportunities to determine whether prospects are good potential clients for D Magazine product portfolio
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact through execution of the client campaign
  • Develop creative campaigns / proposals that help clients achieve their business objectives
  • Consistently win new business and achieve personal revenue goals
  • Expand and maintain existing client relationships

REQUIREMENTS, EXPERIENCE, AND SALES ATTRIBUTES OF IDEAL CANDIDATES

  • Bachelor’s degree + 3 – 5 years sales experience in a local
  • Very strong prospecting skills. Committed to consistent daily selling behaviors
  • Well-networked in the Dallas marketplace. Should be involved with industry associations and have a strong personal network
  • Ability to get in front of high-level decision makers
  • Consultative selling experience a must
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Experience with and comfort entertaining clients in social setting
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Very competitive comp plan and uncapped incentive program
  • D Magazine benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days.

To apply for this position, email cover letter and you resume to Suzanne.LaForgia@dmagazine.com. Phone calls are encouraged: 214.523.5282

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Web Developer, D Custom

D Custom seeks a hard working, creative, and deadline-driven individual to develop interactive web sites. You should have multiple years experience writing custom (X)HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Expertise writing semantic, modular front-end code using HTML5, CSS3, and W3C coding practices is a must. Understanding of the concepts of progressive enhancement, mobile-first, and future friendly design highly encouraged.

Requirements and Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of 2 years experience at an interactive agency.
  • Current with web technologies and advanced media solutions, particularly pertaining to the digital media sector.
  • B.A. or B.S. in computer science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of the WordPress platform and the ability to develop custom themes.
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging.
  • Understanding of responsive development.
  • Experience with client-side technologies (HTML5, JavaScript/Jquery, CSS).
  • A firm grasp of SEO/SEM best practices.
  • Experience with creating sitemaps and wireframes.
  • Basic understanding of PHP.
  • Willingness to learn latest web technologies.
  • Knowledge of Version Control Systems.
  • Commitment to and experience in standards-based development, including accessibility standards.
  • Effective team player who can also work independently.
  • Effective communication, organizational, and motivational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-departmental and interdisciplinary teams.

 

Applicants should send a link to their github repo, portfolio or related work to Kyle Phelps, Director of Design, at kyle.phelps@dcustom.com . No phone calls please.

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Digital, Multimedia & Animation Designer, D Custom

D Custom, D Magazine's in-house custom content marketing agency, serves clients by developing and distributing branded content through social media, print, and digital media channels. We are looking for a knock-your-socks-off digital/multimedia designer for either full-time contract work, or a full-time position with our agency. Candidates must have experience in creating the overall look and feel of a wide range of interactive communication products using text, data, graphics, sound, animation and other digital and visual effects. This position may work on projects from concept to completion, such as internet sites, videos, commercials, post-production effects, motion graphics, electronic games, online learning materials, interactive touch screen design, web or television assets. 3D rendering expertise is necessity. Must have experience in digital design for websites, iPad/tablet and smartphone apps, online webisodes, display advertising, touch screen kiosks and any other screen-based media.

Requirements

  • Candidates must be based in Dallas, as the position entails working in the office and remotely at times (flexible workplace).
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience with current tools of the trade.
  • Up-to-date equipment to support working remotely or work from home.
  • Committed to creating new business opportunities

 

Technical skills/Technology Examples include:

  • Candidates must be based in Dallas, as the position entails working in the office and remotely at times (flexible workplace).
  • HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Apple Keynote
  • Prezi
  • PowerPoint
  • Multimedia optimized for web use
  • Interactive design working with programmers

 

Other software/skill examples:

  • Candidates must be based in Dallas, as the position entails working in the office and remotely at times (flexible workplace).
  • Expert-level skills with Maya
  • 3-D Studio Max
  • CAD experience or SolidWorks models
  • Final Cut Studio/Premiere
  • Adobe Shockwave Player
  • Strong knowledge of visual and sound mapping, and/or tools like After Effects
  • Dreamweaver
  • Zbrush
  • Joomla
  • Fireworks
  • CSS
  • ActionScript 3
  • Python

 

To Apply
This position must be able to source templates, combine templates and other visuals, create visual effect, integrate multimedia assets seamlessly, and be able to work well with developers/programmers. Candidates should be able to communicate with team members and clients in the design of digital assets for any purpose and platform, including but not limited to websites, apps, mobile sites, eDMs, and display banners. The right candidate must possess great teaming skills and polished personal presentation suitable for client meetings. Apply only if you are:

  • A highly creative talent
  • Strong with a variety of design software
  • Great at working collaboratively on a team
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Focused on meeting deadlines

Please send your resume Kyle Phelps, director of design, at kyle.phelps@dcustom.com. No phone calls please.

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D Magazine Account Executive

D Magazine Partners is seeking a highly motivated, seasoned Advertising Sales Executive to drive sales revenue and growth for the company.  This is a “hunter” role and provides exceptional players with uncapped earning potential as well as professional development.

Key Account Executive Responsibilities

  • Create new business opportunities through personal selling activities and great networking
  • Thoroughly qualify new opportunities to determine whether prospects are good potential clients for D Magazine
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact through execution of the client campaign
  • Develop creative campaigns / proposals that help clients achieve their business objectives
  • Consistently win new business and achieve personal revenue goals
  • Expand and maintain existing client relationships

 

Requirements, Experience, and Sales Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • Bachelor’s degree + 3 - 5 years sales experience in a B2B environment
  • Very strong prospecting skills. Committed to consistent daily selling behaviors
  • Well-networked in the Dallas marketplace.  Should be involved with industry associations and have a strong personal network
  • Ability to get in front of high-level decision makers
  • Consultative selling experience a must
  • Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Experience with and comfort entertaining clients in social setting
  • Exceptional organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Loyal, honest, high-energy, driven, strong work ethic, good sense of humor

 

Compensation and Benefits

  • Very competitive comp plan and uncapped incentive program
  • D Magazine benefits include medical, dental insurance, disability, retirement savings, paid holidays, and personal days.

 

To apply for this position, email cover letter and resume to kim.elenez@dmagazine.com.

 

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