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by ARLnow.com January 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm 0

Local News Now, the publisher of ARLnow, Reston Now and other local news websites, is seeking an individual of uncommon organizational and interpersonal skills to be our Manager of Accounts and Marketing.

This new position, within a growing startup-style company, will entail working closely with LNN’s Director of Operations and our founder to help achieve the marketing goals of our clients and of our company. This person will coordinate with clients and help them create successful advertising campaigns, while also executing internal marketing and digital lead generation campaigns.

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively with clients to ensure we are consistently meeting their needs and goals.
  • Ability to operate in a fast-paced and team-oriented environment.
  • A passion for problem solving and overcoming business challenges with high attention to detail.
  • Basic knowledge of digital marketing techniques. Understanding of Google DFP, Google Analytics and/or WordPress is a plus.
  • Technical aptitude and ability to quickly learn how to use new digital tools.
  • Ability to organize, juggle and prioritize multiple client accounts and campaigns.
  • Someone who is proactive, responsible and can work independently.
  • Prior sales or account management experience is a plus.

The position offers:

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Health insurance.
  • Energy-filled work environment in a Clarendon co-working space.

Do you possess the attributes listed above? Does helping to build a successful business model for online local news sound like a mission that you would like to support? If so, email us ([email protected]) a resume and a two-sentence explanation of what excites you about this opportunity. Please also note if you have any of the following optional skills/experience:

  • Graphic design/Adobe Photoshop.
  • News-style writing.
  • Digital inbound marketing and/or paid social marketing.
  • Notable social sports or pub trivia skills, should any inter-office competition arise.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor January 11, 2018 at 12:45 pm 0

WBU Associate PictureYour local Wild Birds Unlimited (2437 N. Harrison Street) is dedicated to the hobby of backyard bird feeding. We provide quality bird food and supplies to all of your backyard birds.

The position of Sales Associate can be either a part-time or full-time position that reports to the franchise owner or manager. The primary responsibility of a Sales Associate is to provide a high-energy customer experience.

Selling / Customer Experience:

  • Understands that the high-energy customer experience is the #1 priority.
  • Uses successful selling skills to satisfy the customer and complete the sale.
  • Wears the logo name badge and logo apparel while working on the sales floor.

Merchandising:

  • Understands and communicates the store’s merchandise and target products to the customer.
  • Completes the changing of displays, signing and the restocking of merchandise as directed by management.

Personnel Management:

  • Demonstrates a positive, enthusiastic and professional demeanor.
  • Attends store meetings as required.
  • Completes any other duties as assigned.

Administrative Control:

  • Adheres to all store policies and procedures regarding the ringing of all transactions, any administrative duties and scheduling.
  • Completes accurate and legible paperwork.

Store Maintenance:

  • Maintains good housekeeping standards to help present a clean and well-presented store.
  • Helps keep store and backroom clean & organized.

Please call (703) 241-3988 or come in to pick up an application!

by ARLnow.com December 13, 2017 at 5:45 pm 0

ARLnow.com, a pioneering local, independent online news and lifestyle publication serving Arlington, Virginia since 2010, is seeking a talented journalist and communicator as we expand our coverage.

Starting in early 2018, ARLnow plans to create a new position of Morning Editor and Enterprise Reporter. The individual hired for this position will be responsible for executing key editorial strategies around email and memberships for our growing operation.

The job duties include:

  • Researching and writing our daily Morning Notes post, which links to local stories aggregated from social media and other news outlets.
  • Writing a new morning email, published daily at 7 a.m., that provides readers with a concise, informative and uplifting daily briefing of local news, events and other happenings in Arlington.
  • Assisting with social media engagement on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Enterprise local news reporting, including scoop-driven coverage of local government, cops and courts. The reporter will primarily work out of Arlington County government headquarters, the first beat reporter based there in more than a decade, and will focus on publishing one impactful article per day.

We are looking for a hungry, self-motivated journalist who…

  • …cares deeply about local issues.
  • …builds relationships and doggedly pursues scoops.
  • …is empathetic and knows how to connect with an audience.
  • …has at least 2-4 years of professional news reporting experience.
  • …writes clean, compelling copy and effectively self-edits and self-fact checks.

This position offers competitive compensation, health insurance, 401(k) and holidays off.

To apply, send a resume and links to some of your work to: [email protected]. Note any experience you have with WordPress, Mailchimp and Adobe Creative Suite. No recruiters, please.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor October 19, 2017 at 6:00 am 0

Alair Homes, a large North American residential construction business, has launched in Arlington. We need local Project Managers
who are self motivated with residential construction project management experience for our growing company.

We offer flexible/independent working environment that provides a higher quality of life and puts you in charge of your income. Most of our work is right here in Arlington or a short drive just outside the county.

Alair Homes provides comprehensive Project Management Training, has proprietary software and an online system to insure our PM’s have the tools to work at their best without a lot of hand holding. Alair has partnered with an established local Arlington builder who has a backlog of work and is looking for help now.

For more information, contact Chad Hackmann at 202-409-1280 or [email protected].

by ARLnow.com Sponsor September 12, 2017 at 6:00 am 0

Arlington Construction Management, a locally owned and operated residential home builder and remodeler, is looking for supervisor/project manager to work with its client base in creating their dream homes.

ACM is seeking a self-motivated individual with experience in residential or commercial construction, who’s looking for a more flexible/independent work environment that provides a higher quality of life. Most of our work is right here in Arlington or a short drive just outside the county.  We are in the process of affiliating with a large north american organization that will provide additional training and advancement potential.

For more information, contact Chad Hackmann at 703-224-4428 or [email protected]. To apply, send your work history and contact info with a current address.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor September 11, 2017 at 6:00 am 0

WBU Associate PictureYour local Wild Birds Unlimited (2437 N. Harrison Street) is dedicated to the hobby of backyard bird feeding. We provide quality bird food and supplies to all of your backyard birds.

The position of Sales Associate can be either a part-time or full-time position that reports to the franchise owner or manager. The primary responsibility of a Sales Associate is to provide a high-energy customer experience.

Selling / Customer Experience:

  • Understands that the high-energy customer experience is the #1 priority.
  • Uses successful selling skills to satisfy the customer and complete the sale.
  • Wears the logo name badge and logo apparel while working on the sales floor.

Merchandising:

  • Understands and communicates the store’s merchandise and target products to the customer.
  • Completes the changing of displays, signing and the restocking of merchandise as directed by management.

Personnel Management:

  • Demonstrates a positive, enthusiastic and professional demeanor.
  • Attends store meetings as required.
  • Completes any other duties as assigned.

Administrative Control:

  • Adheres to all store policies and procedures regarding the ringing of all transactions, any administrative duties and scheduling.
  • Completes accurate and legible paperwork.

Store Maintenance:

  • Maintains good housekeeping standards to help present a clean and well-presented store.
  • Helps keep store and backroom clean & organized.

Please call (703) 241-3988 or come in to pick up an application!

by ARLnow.com Sponsor August 15, 2017 at 4:45 pm 0

Arlington Travel Baseball (ATB) is a 501(c)3 non-profit youth baseball organization that provides an opportunity for players ages 9-12U to acquire superior skills through higher levels of competition. ATB is seeking head and assistant coaches who have a passion for the game and want to join a “winning” team. Ideally, we are in search of former college baseball players who want to teach the game they grew up playing

Coaches will be compensated a competitive wage and required to pass a background check. Coaching experience is a plus but not required and training is available as needed. Coaches will report to the Director of Player Development, who will set team goals and assist with practice plans and specific skills development.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Manage the day to day field activities of the team. Teaching relevant skills, tactics and techniques.
  • Arrive on time and have a practice plan for each practice.
  • Lead the team at all regular season, playoff and tournament games.
  • Coach in a positive manner. (Coaches will have coach of conduct form)
  • Communicate with Team General Manager with administrative needs of team.
  • Prepare the players for the physical and mental challenges of competitive baseball.
  • Identify player strengths and weaknesses and provide progress reports at end of summer season.
  • Attend annual tryouts in June and July

If you’re interested or know someone who might be please contact us at [email protected] or call 703-801-6297.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor August 14, 2017 at 6:00 am 0

Ballston-based Mobile Posse is seeking talented and motivated professionals to join their fast growing mobile software company. Join an awesome team and amazing Silicon Valley start-up like work environment – featuring a ping pong and foosball table, free lunch Tuesdays, Cold Brew on tap, a fully stocked kitchen with soft drinks and snacks, on-site gym, and much more.

Mobile Posse is 11 years old, but remains a startup at heart despite being a top 10 mobile content publisher with software used by millions of smartphone users. We are a PROFITABLE, emerging company that is changing the mobile journey and smartphone usage as we know it.

Your Beliefs & Characteristics:

  • Willing to contribute to all phases of development
  • Understands commitment does not end once code has been deployed to production
  • Obsessed with producing clean, maintainable and efficient code
  • Communicates effectively – including listening and nonverbal communication
  • A desire to establish and maintain effective relationships
  • Equipped a positive, can-do attitude
  • Wants to win

Key Qualifications:

  • Experience in Mobile Technologies
  • Experience with Cloud Framework(AWS)
  • Experience with scale/big data
  • Preferred: BS/MS degree
  • Keeps up with new technologies

If you are ready to be part of a company that is breaking barriers and forging a new future for smartphones, check out our specific job listings on our website and submit an application.

We offer a competitive salary with full benefits, equity, 401(k), and tons of fun. Candidate must be based in our Ballston office.

by ARLnow.com July 25, 2017 at 6:00 am 0

ARLnow.com publisher Local News Now is seeking a talented, organized and outgoing individual to be our new Manager of Accounts and Special Projects.

We are looking for someone with at least five years of relevant professional experience to help us serve clients, delight readers and grow our company.

Though LNN is seven years old, we are a startup at heart, seeking to make a positive dent in the universe by establishing a sustainable business model for online hyperlocal news. We are back in growth mode and in search of the right, mission-oriented job candidate.

Manager of Accounts and Special Projects is a new position with the following job responsibilities.

  • Managing advertising accounts on ARLnow, Reston Now and PoPville and supporting sales staff. (Additional local online properties may be added to our portfolio in the coming months.)
  • Writing, copy editing and scheduling sponsored articles. (Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office, WordPress and Adobe Photoshop.)
  • Scheduling display advertising campaigns and coordinating ad design.
  • Being our primary liaison to the local business community and serving as an advocate for local businesses both internally and externally. (Requires working knowledge of social media platforms.)
  • Supporting LNN’s marketing effort by representing the company at events, coordinating promotions and writing our B2B email newsletter. (Requires working knowledge of Mailchimp.)
  • Planning and executing special projects like contests and events.
  • Assisting the CEO and performing other tasks in support of the company’s growth and mission.
  • Innovating by coming up with ideas for new initiatives, pitching them and then executing those that are green lit.
  • Being technically adept and able to learn new software quickly, with minimal training.

If you have the combination of talent, experience, organization, tech know-how and people skills we’re looking for, please email a résumé and cover letter to [email protected]. No calls or recruiters, please.

Competitive salary plus health/vision/dental insurance and 401(k) offered. Also: free coffee, Diet Coke, snacks and beer.

The job and the company are based in Clarendon.

Employers: Are you trying to find exceptional candidates for your professional job openings? Consider advertising the position as ARLnow.com’s Job of the Day. Find out more here.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor May 23, 2017 at 6:00 am 0

Spend your summer at the pool! Community Pools is actively seeking to hire lifeguards for the Northern Virginia area including Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Reston, Herndon, Sterling and Fairfax. We offer competitive pay rates from $8 – $12/hour with a possible end of the summer bonus!

No experience? No problem! We have free and discounted American Red Cross training available! For immediate consideration please email [email protected] or call our Virginia office at 703-276-7665.

Community Pools, is an innovative leader in the swimming pool service industry since 1977. The pool company with a sense of community.

The preceding was written and sponsored by Community Pools.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor February 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm 0

Mid-Atlantic Builders

Join the Mid-Atlantic Builders team as an Assistant Community Sales Manager!

Mid-Atlantic Builders is a privately held company dedicated to designing, marketing, and building luxury homes in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area. We’ve been in business for more than 35 years and have over 1,500 satisfied homeowners.

If you want to be on a winning team, you will appreciate our unparalleled industry recognition. We have won dozens of major awards, including “America’s Best Builders” and a confidence inspiring roster of regional and local builder and community awards. We are looking for an eager professional to be responsible for the following:

  • Manage community sales and educate prospective homeowners regarding available homes and home sites
  • Manage communication with purchaser from contract through settlement
  • Administer sales contract and reporting of home sales, lot status, and inventory
  • Demonstrate and maintain model home, brochures, price lists and associated marketing materials
  • Manage and develop systems for following up on existing, and creating new, sales leads
  • Ensure information on the community and homes is properly represented on the website, social media and MRIS, as well as in print media such as New Homes Guide
  • Convey the brand value and advantages and promote the Mission, Vision, and Values of Mid-Atlantic Builders prospective purchasers and homeowners
  • Gather and analyze market and competitor data to ensure our homes and community maintain a superior value advantage

This is an excellent career opportunity with competitive benefits and salary! Send your resume to [email protected] or call (301) 231-0009 ext. 214 for more information.

The preceding was written and sponsored by Mid-Atlantic Builders

by ARLnow.com Sponsor August 30, 2016 at 12:25 pm 0

Arlington Construction ManagementArlington Construction Management, a locally owned and operated residential home builder and remodeler, is looking for supervisor/project manager to work with its client base in creating their dream homes.

ACM is seeking a self-motivated individual with good experience in residential or commercial construction, who’s looking for a more flexible/independent work environment that provides a higher quality of life. Most of our work is right here in Arlington or a short drive just outside the county.

For more information, contact Chad Hackmann at 703-224-4428 or [email protected]. To apply, send your work history and contact info with a current address.

The preceding post was sponsored and written by Arlington Construction Management

by ARLnow.com May 27, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

3100 Clarendon Blvd, the home of MakeOffices and future home of ARLnow.comJoin a great team and build a lucrative career with ARLnow.com!

We’re currently seeking business engagement specialists who can work with local businesses and organizations to find creative ways to get their message out via ARLnow and our other D.C. area publications.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone with very strong interpersonal and communication skills, who has a marketer’s mindset, a penchant for creative promotion and a passion for helping entrepreneurs grow their business and nonprofits achieve their goals. Enthusiasm and self-motivation are a must.

Your work will help ARLnow.com fulfill its mission of providing our community with high quality, original local news reporting.

This is an entry-level sales and marketing position that allows a flexible work schedule. Training will be provided. Compensation is based solely on commission from business generated.

To apply, email a resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Be sure to tell us why you’re interested in the position and what makes you an excellent candidate for the job.

by ARLnow.com Sponsor May 13, 2016 at 12:00 pm 0

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Summer is too short for the wrong job!

High Sierra Pools has great LIFEGUARD JOBS available for the summer season, with positions in Arlington as well as many other areas throughout Northern Virginia, D.C. and Maryland. We offer great pay, convenient work locations, discounted lifeguard training and the chance to spend summer by the pool!

Don’t miss out – apply online today at www.highsierrapools.com or contact our Human Resources Department at (703) 920-1750 extension 205.

Headquartered in Arlington on Columbia Pike and operating throughout the mid-Atlantic, High Sierra Pools is a full-scale commercial pool management service specializing in staffing, renovations, and repairs.

The preceding post was sponsored and written by High Sierra Pools

by ARLnow.com March 15, 2016 at 7:00 am 0

Barley Mac logoBarley Mac, a soon-to-open restaurant in Rosslyn from the team behind A-Town Bar and Grill and Don Tito, is now now hiring.

The restaurant is seeking hosts, servers, food runners, bartenders, prep cooks, line cooks, sous chefs and managers.

Interested candidates should email Scott Parker at [email protected] or stop by the restaurant at 1600 Wilson Blvd between 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday through Friday.

“We have a lot of openings and are looking to hire up to 75 people,” Parker said. Like A-Town and Don Tito, Barley Mac “expects to do huge business,” he added.

The preceding job listing was sponsored by Barley Mac.

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