Email Marketing Developer 

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James Ward

Job Description:

Our Fortune 500 client is in need of a long term freelance Email Marketing Developer ​to join their Digital Marketing team, onsite, 40 hours, in NYC for this open ended assignment. This interim position provides 5 accrued paid sick days, healthcare benefits, 401k, FlexSpend, and more.

For more than 125 years, our client remains one of the world’s strongest financial communities, supporting over 82 million customers in 70 countries and continues to be a global leader in asset management services.

What You Will Do:

  • As a member of the Digital Marketing team, the Email Marketing Developer ​is a critical role to the success of online applications. You will be responsible for formatting, editing and distributing email campaigns via campaign management platform (IBM Watson / SilverPop).

  • First and foremost, dependability and quality of work, maintaining a good attitude and strong work ethic are integral components of this position. This is a email production role and requires a high level of performance with attention to detail and quality of work while meeting deadlines and juggling multiple active projects. Candidate must be a self-starter that can perform in a highly collaborative team environment.

  • You will also be responsible for entire workflow – formatting, edits, QA, communications with stakeholders and distribution with metrics and manage the production of projects and liaise with other team members and technology team counterparts to ensure end-user satisfaction. They will be responsible to track all edits and QA their own work.

  • Work independently and collaborate with Digital Marketing team members plus other stakeholders (including channel marketing, compliance, etc) and able to manage multiple projects at once and prioritize them.

  • Communicate directly with internal stakeholder on project status and raise any issues that might come up in- cluding scheduling conflicts and deadline management.

  • Ensure all content is reviewed and approved by internal stakeholders and all end-product complies with brand standards and guidelines.

What You Need:

  • 3-5 years of experience in digital production environment with an emphasis on campaign management.

  • HTML, CSS, Javascript and knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite. Must be able hand-code using Dreamweaver and other related tools.

  • Extensive experience with email campaign platform – strong preference for IBM Watson (SilverPop)

  • Hands-on expertise on managing distribution list including, but not limited to, segmentation, and suppressions

  • Understanding of CRM reporting, campaigns and distribution lists for platform integration (Salesforce a plus)

  • Strong knowledge in setting up personalization, a/b testing and dynamic content both in the envelope and content of the email, able to use pre-existing templates and adapt as needed

  • Experience with CMS web platforms as you will be back-up for website publisher (SiteCore preferred).

  • Experience with approvals and tracking changes both with business stakeholders as well as compliance review

  • Able to look at overall layout and messaging for holistic view of email best practices and user experience


Client Description:

What is it like working with AQUENT? I’m glad you asked!  Freelancing long-term with AQUENT gets you access to some pretty cool things including:

  • Subsidized health & dental benefits after your first (4) weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
  • Access to Fidelity 401(k), access to FSA Program; direct deposit for your paycheck; access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
  • Free online courses via Aquent’s Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com; free online courses via Lynda.com
  • AQUENT support: your AQUENT Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you’re happy and progressing according to your expectations (we’re also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you’re close to wrapping up)

That’s it! The rest is up to you, if you are interested in this amazing opportunity please send your resume and cover letter to: jward@aquent.com