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MA JOB OPP - FT Manager—The Picture People—Marlboro, MA

The Picture People is a specialty portrait studio focused on creating memories. By producing fun, creative portraits and one-of-a-kind gifts that highlight what makes each family member unique, we've changed the face of portraits across America. We have over 170 studios located across the country and we are looking for highly qualified candidates to come work with us. If you want to learn more about photography or improve your business skills, come join our team! We offer in depth on the job training so that you can capture that moment, that look, that smile, that memory of a lifetime. That is all we do! The best part is we're creating memories everyday here at The Picture People while working in a place that's fun, engaging, energetic, and very rewarding! If you're ready to kick up your career a notch or two, read the qualifications below and apply online now for the career changing opportunity of your life! We're eager to hear from you!

Our FT Managers enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes: management bonus, medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401K program, employee assistance program, paid vacation accrual, and much more!

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Business Standards:
· Contributes to company financial objectives by partnering with the Studio Manager in achieving or exceeding studio sales and profitability goals.
· Utilizes available resources to contribute to company financial objectives by achieving studio sales goals, understanding and utilizing the studio's Profit & Loss Statement, controlling expenses (including labor expenses), and additional metrics identified as a company focus.
· Regularly reviews each employee's performance to ensure company objectives are achieved. Partners with the Studio Manager to identify areas of opportunities and creates a SMART action plans when necessary to improve results and develop skills.
· Partners with the Studio Manager in maintaining the administrative responsibilities (i.e. New Hire/Re-Hire paperwork, schedules, and inventory).
· Monitors cash control by following and enforcing company policies and procedures and ensures compliance with bank deposit procedures.
· Contributes to the market (District/Area) by accomplishing required results as needed or assigned.
· Manages time effectively through proper planning and delegation.
· Completes studio operational requirements according to company guidelines by scheduling and assigning tasks.
· Achieves sales goals by following workflow and using company tools effectively.
· Accountable for funds in the POS system, including sales, payments, opening and closing validation.
· Maintains integrity of customer data by ensuring all team members accurately capture and entering customer information into the POS system.
· Ensures accurate sales, customer and employee data is transmitted to the Home Office by properly completing the POS system opening and closing procedures.
· In partnership with the Studio Manager, ensures studio is properly stocked with supplies and merchandise by monitoring supply levels and accurately completing scheduled inventory and cycle counts.
Team Building:
· Fosters a professional, productive, fun and rewarding studio environment that is free from any form of harassment and other forms of inappropriate behaviors.
· Maintains studio staff, which performs to the company expectations, by recruiting, selecting, interviewing, orienting and training qualified candidates.
· Conducts effective interviews to ensure candidates will be successful within the organization.
· Supports the success of each employee by partnering with the Studio Manager to develop a succession plan to ensure ongoing development of all members of the studio team.
· Consistently provides feedback, coaching, ongoing training and development to the studio team.
· Provides all team members with product knowledge to assist customers with price, product and services information, answering questions and scheduling appointments.

Customer Service:
· Ensures exceptional customer service is delivered to every customer by regularly observing the quality of service. Provides coaching and training to improve service standards.
· Ensures quality product is delivered to every customer by communicating, training and coaching photography and production standards.
· Maintains strong selling skills
· Consistently contributes to company objectives by ensuring all operating policies and procedures are followed and guarantying quality products are delivered to every customer.
· Provides an exceptional studio experience to our customers and employees that are consistent with brand standards.
· Makes customers feel welcome and comfortable in the studios by greeting them with a friendly and enthusiastic smile.
· Ensures all safety policies and procedures are consistently followed providing customers and employees a safe and clean studio environment.
· Partners with the Studio Manager to maintain a plan of action to ensure their studio participates in local marketing as required by the company, to include telemarketing, StarSearching, and Studio Tours.
· Partners with the local marketing team (coordinator/specialist) and utilizes the appropriate local marketing resources to find opportunities in the Mall and community and plans events to drive new business into their studio.
· Partners with the Studio Manager in managing all aspects of the Mobile Photography efforts by achieving or exceeding company goals in scheduling and completing photography sessions/tasks.

Job Qualifications:
· Experience working with young children and their parents.
· Strong customer service skills.
· Strong organizational skills.
· Strong leadership skills.
· Ability to recruit, hire and train qualified candidates.
· Proven ability to generate sales.
· Ability to multi-task and demonstrate composure under pressure and in a fast paced environment.
· Availability to work a flexible schedule, including required nights and weekends at a minimum of 35-40 hours a week to meet the demands of the business and comply with studio scheduling policies.
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
· Demonstrated knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications with beginning level skills in Excel.
· Familiarity with intranet/internet navigation.
· Ability to meet travel requirements.


  • Fun work environment
  • Competitive pay, benefits, and incentive programs
  • Paid vacation accrual
  • In depth paid training programs
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Significant associate discounts on portraits and merchandise
  • Lifelong photography skills
  • A chance to work with dynamic people in a team oriented environment

NYC JOB OPP - Assistant Talent Buyer/B.B. King Blues Club + related venues

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Assistant Talent Buyer

Assistant Talent Buyer position available at B.B. King Blues Club + related venues.

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SF JOB OPP - MTV Networks -Marketing Programs Coordinator

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MTV Networks -Marketing Programs Coordinator

MTV Networks is hiring in San Francisco-Marketing Programs Coordinator

Marketing Programs Coordinator-Shockwave

Are you a bold marketing professional with solid technical skills managing multiple projects currently within a dynamic entertainment or game business? Have you worked in a consumer facing company tracking trends and competitors and industry events and changes? Have you been the point of contact both internally and externally for marketing projects that affect the business?

What you get to do every day:

• Develop and oversee annual Marketing programs calendar
• Plan and implement seasonal and promotional events and all related supporting programs, to include direct response display, email, television advertising, and social media
• Define goals and budgets for marketing programs, ensuring that programs execute on core business objectives
• Align with the Product, Content Acquisition, and Marketing teams and as Marketing liaison with external partners - game developers and publishers, advertising networks, agencies, and vendors
• Run and create reports using internal tracking tools
• Analyze data and optimize advertising, programming and merchandising decisions against response, traffic, registration, and conversion
• Manage house advertising inventory allocation and submit requests to intra-company contacts for ad inventory, manage creative fulfillment and tracking
• Media buyer and manager for CPL, CPC, and CPA programs
• Manage insertion orders and billing and monitor ROI
• Traffic and manage creative assets for marketing promotions; write and submit creative requests, route designs for approval, provide copyediting and creative direction
• Modify and test advertising and product creative and placements to monitor impact on conversion
• Track trends and competitors, promotions, and product performance on competing games portals

What you bring to the role in your professional toolkit:

• BS/BA and a minimum of 3 years marketing experience in a comparable role in a business to consumer, online, digital entertainment or casual game company
• Solid hands-on daily use of all parts of the Microsoft Office suite
• Some exposure to web analytics systems and syndicated services preferably Omniture SiteCatalyst or Google analytics
• Experience trafficking online content in a publishing or retail environment
• Passion and interest in the online consumer entertainment
• Self-starter with the ability to think strategically but execute tactically and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment
• Able to analyze data and make informed marketing decisions based on in-house and industry trends and conversion metrics
• An ability to interact and communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization with diplomacy and tact
• Excellent decision making skills with a knack for identifying, prioritizing, and articulating the highest impact initiatives
• Able to meet deliverables and drive your work to completion within specified timelines
• Great communication skills both written and verbal
• Able to present ideas and solutions to many audiences including senior management
• Can work cross functionally in many areas without being constrained by your job function
• Collaborative, upbeat work ethic where you can take ownership and have fun

Are you qualified? If so please apply by sending your resume to leaATmtvnmixDOTcom and also send me a linkedin invitation. Please DO NOT contact me for any other type of solicitation. I will respond and accept your connection and also contact you directly regarding your fit for the role.
Thanks for your interest!                                

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