Current job openings at Savingforcollege.com
Openings that we are currently seeking to fill are described below. Qualified candidates should forward a cover letter summarizing your experience, career objectives, along with your resume, via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We request that email submissions are in either Adobe .pdf or MS Word to ensure we are able to read your submission.
Digital / Interactive Advertising Sales Executive
Our site is the premier destination for information related to college savings, and we are expanding our suite of products and services with a stellar team.
We have existing, direct advertising relationships with the leading financial institutions in the country, and are seeking to expand our clients with larger national advertisers that are also focused in the personal finance space.
If you're looking for a career (not just another job), a company that's invested in your personal/career development, base salary, great training and growth in an "evergreen" industry of college savings, read below.
To be successful in this role, you must have prior sales experience and solid understanding of digital advertising trends. You are a mover & shaker with spectacular communication, presentation, and negotiation skills, a salesperson extraordinaire that loves to spend their time prospecting, networking & closing. You are assertive, focused and can move forward quickly to develop rapport with both existing customers and new prospects regarding marketing solutions.
Other fun requirements
3+ years of outside sales experience using a consultative, solution selling approach.
Social Media or digital media sales experience is a must, familiar with interactive media trends a huge plus
BA/BS in Business, Marketing or Communications preferred or equivalent experience
Candidates must be a tenacious hunter focused on acquiring and closing new mid to large size accounts.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interpret marketplace needs
Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills.
PHP Developer/LAMP Software Engineer
PHP Developer to join a fast growing personal finance internet company. Exciting with great pay.
Are you a LAMP Software Engineer who writes fantastic code...and equally great documentation? Are you a stellar PHP Developer who is looking for a company that is established yet growing rapidly? Does the idea of helping build a brand through technology excite you? If so, keep reading!
We have offices in Rochester, NY and Miami, Florida that is revolutionizing college savings; we are the #1 college savings information site as well as an innovating online college savings registry (think: KickStarter for child's college savings). Our site is the premier destination for information related to college savings, and we are expanding our suite of products and services with a stellar team. Our mission is to demystify college savings, and help families nationwide more easily save for college.
Lives to code; codes to live. You know who you are... keyboards down!
Has a fire in the belly. Walks through walls. Takes no prisoners. In a word: driven. Even when no one is watching. Especially then.
Have a few years of professional experience (or maybe you worked really hard as an intern!)
About the job
As a key player in the growth of the company, you will be involved with the following:
- Developing applications using PHP such as the e-commerce website, reporting tools, consumer application
- Creating high volume web services
- Making API calls to various social networks and email applications
- Converting functional requirements to working application
- Participating in code reviews, create and practice coding standards
- Participating in application testing
Other fun requirements
- 4+ years of PHP experience.
- Solid knowledge of SQL (particularly MySQL)
- Knowledge of standards and best practice design patterns for Object Oriented Programming, MVC (CakePHP) and Database design
- Good design taste (even for internal applications)