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Operations and Finance Administrator – D Custom

The Operations and Finance Manager reports to the General Manager and works with the entire agency team in directing and coordinating agency operations relating to all client projects from inception through final billing. This position requires on-going and in-depth interactions with all agency departments in order to monitor sound, proper and timely execution of all assigned work. The Operations and Finance Manager will work with the Account Management team to understand the scope of project work, schedules, and expense budgets to prepare a framework for planning workflow for each project. This role will also oversee a large portion of the agency billing procedures, and will work closely with the Company’s accounting department.

Requirements
  • Expert organizational skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task
  • Outstanding communication skills and comfort with communicating directly with all departments within the agency as well as billing contacts at client companies
  • Ability to function well in a fast paced (sometimes chaotic) environment under tight deadlines
  • High competency with billing/accounting processes
  • Proficient in Excel and able to creatively problem solve within Excel
  • Willingness to learn various facets of agency environment and assist in variety of functions
  • Prior experience managing project management software packages that track processes, agency workflow while generating status and financial reports. Hands on experience using the Workamajig Project Management software package is a plus.
Duties
  • Assign tasks and check the statuses of outstanding tasks.
  • Assess team items/tasks assigned and due for the next day, week, or month and identify potential issues or roadblocks
  • Maintain on-going overview of comprehensive agency workload
  • Initiate new jobs for the client and create timelines, budgets and tasks for the work to be done (future planning)
  • Assist in writing of Project Briefs and Statements of Work
  • Review timelines and project requirements with the Account Service teams, and work to get client approval
  • Assist in management of vendor invoice process and aging
  • Assist Account Service team with the creation of P&L statements at the outset of a project
  • Administrative tasks and double checks of accounting details for financial month close
  • Review of agency personnel timesheets for all employees to ensure completion and accuracy every week
  • Preparation of internal financial, operating and analytical reports

Send a cover letter and résumé to Jas Robertson at jas.robertson@dcustom.com . No phone calls, please.

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Accounts Payable Associate

The Accounts Payable Associate will be responsible for reviewing and recording invoices in a timely manner and ensuring the integrity of all related documentation.

  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment. .
  • Post invoices in accounting system for payment in a timely manner.
  • Maintain files of paid and unpaid invoices and paid check files.
  • Identifying and obtaining credits due from vendors and ensuring proper coding.
  • Verification and reconciliation of vendor statements. .
  • Answer all vendor inquiries in a timely fashion.
  • Review expense reports to ensure appropriate coding, approval and documentation.
  • Recording and entering cash receipts.
  • Assisting with collections as necessary.
  • Performs filing and copying.
  • Assist other members in the department as needed.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as required or assigned.

DESIREABLE SKILLS:

  • Analytical: Attention to detail and ability to resolve issues and discrepancies.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented, professional attitude and reliable.
  • Expresses ideas clearly concisely and effectively; listens and responds appropriately to others.
  • Works effectively within the department and cross-functionally as a proactive team member.
  • Exhibits a good attitude and willingness to learn.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.; strong preference for Associate degree in accounting or related field.
  • One (1) year experience with Accounts Payable responsibilities.
  • Experience working in a professional business environment.
  • Knowledge of general accounting procedures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Dynamics (Great Plains) and Excel a plus.

Send a cover letter and résumé to Careers@dmagazine.com. No phone calls, please.

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Multimedia Managing Editor

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, edit and copy edit with the tenacity of a true wordsmith.
  • Easily adapt to client voice, tone and style.
  • Edit content all the way from assignment to production.
  • Rapidly switch from print to digital to social to video channels and back again.
  • Wrangle a team of freelancers.
  • Collaborate on 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 and Adobe InCopy/InDesign.

Send a cover letter and résumé to Catherine Adcock, Director of Content Development, at catherine.adcock@dcustom.com. No phone calls, please.

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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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