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We’ll do our part to keep things interesting with: a competitive salary, full benefits (medical, dental, vision), 401(k) match, a laptop, iPhone, summer Fridays, generous paid time off, free parking, and a dog-friendly office. If that’s not enough, we’ve also got a fully-stocked beer fridge.

Open Positions

We’re always looking for talented people. If you don’t see a current opening that fits, email your resume to contact@barkleyrei.com.

  • Technical Director

    The Technical Director is responsible and owns the technical product the agency produces.  In doing so, this person leads the technical team at BarkleyREI and is responsible for overseeing and directing engineering services to various groups and stakeholders within the organization. A primary focus of this role is interfacing with prospective clients and current clients and collaborating with internal teams to understand their needs and requirements and translate those needs into detailed technical specifications.
    The right candidate must be an effective leader with great communications skills. They must possess a keen understanding of modern web technologies and how they can be applied to solve business problems. They must be able to motivate others to perform at their best and encourage teamwork and collaboration.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop technical specifications and architectural requirements for team members and client stakeholders.
    • Create and foster a culture of creativity, innovation, productivity and collaboration.
    • Motivate team members to do the best work of their career.
    • Recruit, manage and mentor cross functional technical teams.
    • Provide engineering services to various groups and stakeholders.
    • Possess a strong sense of ownership and responsibility for the teams workInform and evangelize the teams capabilities to others within the organization.
    • Promote and preach best practices, patterns and high standards.
    • Encourage open communications, coordination and process improvements.
    • Develop career paths, perform evaluations, provide feedback and professional advice, assess retention risks.
    • Provide technical advice, guidance and recommendations to clients, stakeholders and other business leaders.
    • Participate in new business efforts, sales pitches, proposals, estimations, SOWs and contract negotiations.
    • Negotiate and overcome impediments to productivity and teamwork.
    • Evaluate team contributions, establish objective measures and performance indicators.
    • Forecast, secure and manage budgets to support development efforts and initiatives.
    • Guide R&D efforts, analyze new techniques and technologies, facilitate knowledge sharing.

     

    Requirements

    • 10+ years experience managing technical teams.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or IT.
    • Track record of achieving business goals with technology.
    • Experience hiring and retaining technical talent.
    • Effective communications skills.
    • Preference for hands-on experience.
    • Preference for consulting / agency experience

     

    Barkley’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

    • We believe being radically diverse and inclusive is the key to becoming one of the world’s great creative idea companies. By embracing everything that makes our partners who they are and what makes them unique to the world around them, we create the conditions and capacity to help creative, original thinking thrive.
    • Barkley is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging as part of our corporate strategic goals, supported by a formal DEI+B program, Employee Resource Groups, Director of Diversity leadership and agency commitment to The Brand Lab.
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  • Digital Marketing Manager

    At BarkleyREI, we specialize in higher education marketing, bringing our clients’ stories to life through digital media. We deliver digital marketing solutions that center on measurement, transparency, and collaboration with a specialization in recruiting prospects for many of the nation’s top graduate programs and business schools.
    Our team is searching for a Digital Marketing Manager to implement and manage digital media campaigns that set our growing roster of clients apart. If you love working with clients, have a passion for all things digital, and have demonstrable experience developing and executing paid search and paid social media campaigns, let’s talk.
    This position is responsible for implementing digital marketing campaigns accurately and efficiently, with day to day management of campaigns in platform. The right candidate will coordinate with our team of strategists to ensure that campaigns are implemented precisely, follow best practice, and stay ahead of relevant trends. Most importantly, your campaigns will deliver strong results to surpass your clients’ goals.

    Priorities:

    • Responsible for campaign development, management and optimization within various platforms, such as Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, Facebook/Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
    • Designs optimal buys in terms of targeting, creative, cost efficiency, goal delivery and client agreements
    • Keeps a pulse on all media buys and is responsible for results
    • Responsible for overseeing all campaign tracking set-up and implementation before launch of a campaign with support from Analytics
    • Ensures strict adherence to client budgets while meeting client objectives
    • Stays current on media trends and opportunities in the industry
    • Writes and edits social ad copy and selects appropriate visual assets
    • Creates and delivers timely and accurate campaign insights for reporting
    • Effectively communicates campaign results and actions taken to successfully manage campaigns

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Earnest passion for all things digital marketing and an eagerness to grow
    • Understanding of ad platforms, up to date on current ad types/formats by platform, and strong familiarity with platform best practices
    • Demonstrable experience creating, implementing, optimizing, managing and measuring campaigns in Google Ads, Facebook/Instagram and LinkedIn. Additional platforms a plus.
    • Management of multiple client accounts across various platforms
    • Work directly with internal (agency) and external (client, partner, platform) teams to help support and deliver solutions and services as outlined by client contracts
    • Use discretion and independent judgment with respect to matters of significance
    • Support Digital Marketing Strategists and Client Services teams as needed
    • Prioritize tasks and manage time appropriately to meet inflexible deadlines

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 2+ years of channel buying experience
    • Self-starter with the ability to multi-task
    • Facebook Blueprint, Google Analytics and Google Ads Certified preferred
    • Experience in Higher Education preferred
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Must be comfortable working with remote clients
    • Exceptional ability to multi-task, prioritize and be adaptable to change
    • Exceptionally organized with a passion for spreadsheets and measurable results
    • Impeccable attention to detail
    • Genuine interest in internet trends and staying on top of digital platform updates
    • Familiarity with Google Analytics
    • Understanding of reporting and tracking methods for paid media buys
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Google Docs (Docs, Sheets, Slides)
    • Must be prepared for a fast-paced environment and be comfortable making decisions

    Barkley’s Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

    • We believe being radically diverse and inclusive is the key to becoming one of the world’s great creative idea companies. By embracing everything that makes our partners who they are and what makes them unique to the world around them, we create the conditions and capacity to help creative, original thinking thrive.
    • Barkley is committed to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging as part of our corporate strategic goals, supported by a formal DEI+B program, Employee Resource Groups, Director of Diversity leadership and agency commitment to The Brand Lab.
    Apply to This Position