In February, attorney directory and legal advice site Avvo rolled out a new branding campaign. The TV spots use humor to suggest viewers choose Avvo when they need legal help the most — a man caught with a mistress, a teen crashing his car at a party, etc.
Avvo has also cracked the top ten on the GeekWire 200, our monthly ranking Pacific Northwest tech companies. Capitalizing on recent buzz, the startup is taking this opportunity to expand, posting three new openings on GeekWork, GeekWire’s jobs site.
If Avvo’s unique advertising strategy seems right up your alley, consider the Consumer Marketing Editor and Content Manager listing.
The ideal candidate for this gig is a news junkie with an instinct for what gets people talking. The marketer will manage Avvo’s NakedLaw Blog, editorial calendar, and SEO strategy. The role will also involve writing and publishing 200-word posts within an hour.
Avvo is prepared to offer a competitive salary, stock options, and a comprehensive benefits package to the right applicant.
That’s one of the current highlights from GeekWork, GeekWire’s jobs site. Continue reading for more of this week’s top openings, hand-picked from the featured listings on the site, and search for more open positions here.
(And as long as you’re job hunting, another good resource is the GeekWire 200 ranking of top technology startups in the Pacific Northwest, and the related GeekWire Startup List database of more than 900 companies. Both can be filtered by category to narrow down your search.)
Multi-screen app creator Ratio (a product of a merger between Cypress and Ratio Interactive) is looking for an Android expert to join its team. The ability to learn new technologies, work on Android app architecture, and understand complex algorithms are crucial to success in this role. Skills in Java and native software development are also required.
The company places a strong emphasis on team culture. “From the moment we meet, you’ll be a core team member, deeply connected to product and process,” writes Ratio. “We start by making sure that everyone understands your needs and risks.”
Fair compensation has become an important national conversation, and with the minimum wage increase, Seattle is the vanguard of the debate. PayScale, a Seattle-based salary data service, is an integral provider of information used to fuel that debate. The company is looking to take on a new account executive with a passion for these issues.
“You’re fearless,” writes PayScale. “You have no problem jumping in head first, constantly learning and pushing yourself to further develop your consultative sales skills.” This role involves generating new business opportunities and solving problems for HR professionals. A bachelor’s degree and at least two years of sales experience are required.
Zillow wants to make it easy for consumers to search for the right home and it needs a new Program Manager to help. This role will help lead the real estate database’s Search & Maps team, helping people personalize their house hunting. Analytical, consumer-focused, results oriented candidates are encouraged to apply. Applicants with at least three years of program management experience and the ability to build web and mobile products will be considered.