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Friday, January 30, 2009

Producer/Web/Internet/Sales/Marketing - Los Angeles

If you or someone you know would be interested and qualified for this 6 month contract job email a word resume to jobs (a) clearstage.com

Title: Producer/Web/Internet/Sales/Marketing

Duration: 6 Months

Location: North Hollywood


Note: Looking for someone who can take on responsibilities as an Ad Sales Producer as well as a Marketing Producer.

POSITION SUMMARY

Manage day-to-day production for .com Ad Sales and Marketing, including production of campaign creative, brainstorming compelling concepts, budget tracking, schedule & resource tracking, and client management. This position works with internal teams and outside vendors for production work, with promotions staff to develop pre-sales budgets and campaign content, and with internal sales representatives and account managers.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR POSITION

At least 3 years experience with internet/web industry, primarily in internet production. Must have an understanding of web production technologies and processes, and be able to apply that knowledge to meeting creative marketing and advertising goals. Candidate should have significant experience producing Flash websites, games, activities and/or media content.


Experience in sales, marketing or advertising fields is a big plus, as is client management experience.

Candidate should have a strong attention to detail, and excellent communication and organizational skills. They should be adept at problem-solving and be able to function successfully in a high-intensity, quick-turnaround environment. They must be able to master new tasks quickly and change as organizational needs change.



SPECIFIC SKILLS REQUIRED
· Solid knowledge of web-based technologies and processes (from a capabilities standpoint).

· Proficiency with MS Project, MS Visio

· Ability to multitask and manage multiple complex projects to completion.

· Good interpersonal & communication skills.

· Strong detail-oriented and organization skills.

· Leadership skills.

Recommended skills:

· Proficiency with HTML, Flash, Photoshop




To apply for this position, submit your resume to jobs (at) clearstage.com and include the title/location of the position.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

NEWS: Dirty SEO Tricks You Should Avoid

Everyone wants to get the top search results, but some quick fixes only amount to shooting yourself in the foot. iMedia rounded up industry experts to shed some light on the gray areas of SEO.

There's no shortage of ways to optimize your website for search engine visibility and work your way to the top of the search results. Some practices are good, some are bad, and there are countless myths thrown in.

Luckily, Google has pretty much drawn the line as to what is a good SEO practice and what isn't. By now, webmasters and SEOs alike know to stay away from Google-be-damned Black Hat techniques like keyword stuffing and hidden text.

http://www.imediaconnection.com/content/21826.asp

NEWS: Should you be sued for linking?

In an age where the web appears to be getting more and more open, with the rise of data portability and everybody sharing stuff with everybody else, it is fascinating to see that a newspaper publisher is suing another one that is linking to its content.

GateHouse Media Inc., which owns 125 Massachusetts newspapers as well as web properties like WickedLocal.com, sued the New York Times Co. because its Boston.com-run website "Your Town Newton" was posting headlines and small article snippets from WickedLocal.com.

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Saturday, January 24, 2009

Director of SEO - Los Angeles

Just the basics: SEO director position in Los Angeles. Salary is 115k.

To apply for this position, submit your resume to jobs (at) clearstage.com and include the title/location of the position.

Sr. / Dir level Designers from the Web / Social Media Space

Looking for some Sr. / Dir level Designers & Art Directors from the Web / Social Media Space

If you know a designer or a Art Director from the online space that is looking for a move or a new job, please contact me.

I have two clients that were recently acquired / public that are growing fast and looking for some talented individuals.


To apply for this position, submit your resume to jobs (at) clearstage.com and include the title/location of the position.