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We believe that great companies are built with great people. From staff to interns, we are constantly in search for great talent to expand our team. 

CAREERS

ESSENCE OF THE ROLE:

The Special Assistant to the CEO is an extension of the CEO, and the purpose of the job is to make the CEO a better, faster, stronger and more effective leader by creating capacity for her to focus on the most important things. As Special Assistant, you will be exposed to an extremely wide range of responsibilities. You will help drive special projects, participate in selected external meetings with clients and partners, conduct research, lead new initiatives, manage people issues and HR processes, support investor relations, manage the office and manage schedule. You will be exposed to the most sensitive company information that others on the team may not be privy to. You will be asked to make sensitive and critical judgment calls, and you will serve as a sounding board to the CEO in important situations. For the right individual, this unique role will serve as an unparalleled opportunity to learn firsthand what it takes to lead and manage a high-growth business. The best person for this role is an individual that sees that there is no ceiling to what they can accomplish and learn in this role. The right individual for this job is highly ambitious in his/her pursuit of growth and achieving excellence. They know that their ability to grow and take on more responsibility will result in more opportunities for growth and greater responsibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Managing the CEO’s workflow and priorities by managing her schedule and anticipating steps ahead.
  • Preparing for and following up on internal and external meetings. When needed, participating directly in external meetings and following up with the relevant parties.
  • Providing members of the Executive Leadership Team leverage in moving projects forward by assisting with information gathering, communicating with different parties, developing and monitoring plans, keeping track of responsibilities, and so on.
  • Managing special projects assigned by the CEO.
  • Prioritizing and managing multiple projects simultaneously and following through on issues in a timely manner.
  • Proactively identifying ways to improve the efficiency and efficacy of the leadership team.
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations and staff services, which may include and are not limited to bookkeeping, vendor payments and relations, employee benefits, payroll, office environment, travel and event logistics.
  • Anticipating needs from the team and identifying opportunities to create processes and systems to streamline office flow.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • You are known for your integrity. You always choose to make the right decision versus the easy decision. You know what information is sensitive, and you will protect it accordingly. You take your reputation very seriously.
  • You have excellent judgment. You have the rare combination of being able to make quick decisions with your gut and measured decisions with your head. You can pull on your strong analytical abilities or your instincts at the right times to make the right judgment call.
  • You have a positive, rolls-up-your-sleeves mindset and are willing to take on “lower-level” and “higher level” work based on what needs to be done.
  • You take ownership. You constantly seek opportunities to optimize processes and improve efficiency. You’re communicative and comfortable working with and through a range of different people and builds relationships quickly.
  • You are resilient and flexible. You seek out direct feedback and see every challenge as opportunity to grow.
  • You are thoughtful and intentional. You always think steps ahead. Before asking questions, you prepare your own answers, even if they are just first draft thoughts.
  • You are resourceful and practical. You are able to take different kinds of input, quickly and effectively sort out action plans.
  • You are an effective communicator. You are an exceptional communicator in every sense of the word. You are an especially astute listener and you pick up subtle cues that others may miss. You are effective in your spoken and written communication. You can be diplomatic, firm, gentle, and even pushy when you need to be to accomplish the goal.
  • You are empathetic and a keen people reader. You have a knack for reading people. You have a keen sense of people’s motivations and you understanding how to influence their behavior.
  • You are incredibly mature and even keeled. You are wise beyond your years and can handle the most stressful situations with grace. In an emergency you are the calmest individual in the room and can think with your head on straight.
  • You are detail oriented and contentious. You cringe at typos, and you are the first to identify a formatting error. You obsess about the details (in a healthy way).
  • You are a big picture thinker. Despite all the details that you manage, you constantly “helicopter up” to see the big picture to help inform your thinking and prioritization.

To Apply:

Option 1:

If our values resonate with you, email your resume to opportunities@abcdandcompany.com. Include “Special Assistant to the Partners” in the subject.

Option 2:

 

ESSENCE OF THE ROLE:

A Graphic Designer at ABCD & Company is responsible for envisioning and creating amazing design concepts for TeamABCD and our clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • meeting clients or account managers to discuss the business objectives and requirements of the job;
  • estimating the time required to complete the work and providing quotes for clients;
  • developing design briefs that suit the client’s purpose;
  • thinking creatively to produce new ideas and concepts and developing interactive design;
  • using innovation to redefine a design brief within the constraints of cost and time;
  • presenting finalized ideas and concepts to clients or account managers;
  • working with a range of media, including computer-aided design (CAD) and keeping up to date with emerging technologies;
  • proofreading to produce accurate and high-quality work;
  • demonstrating illustrative skills with rough sketches and working on layouts ready for print;
  • commissioning illustrators and photographers;
  • working as part of a team with printers, copywriters, photographers, stylists, illustrators, other designers, account executives, web developers and marketing specialists.

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • creative flair, originality and a strong visual sense
  • strong computer skills
  • Willingness to learn and take on new challenges
  • confidence, to present and explain ideas to clients and colleagues
  • an interest in graphics and typography.
  • estimating the time the project will require, and providing a cost quotation as needed
  • coming up with design concepts that fit the client’s needs
  • presenting options for design treatments
  • creating final designs, working to a deadline and budget
  • amending designs according to the clients’ final comments
  • an ability to grasp client needs and consider practical solutions
  • an ability to pay attention to detail and communicate challenges
  • an ability to balance work on several projects at a time
  • good teamworking skills
  • flexibility
  • a matter-of-fact approach when ideas or designs are rejected.

TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Mastery utilizing the Abode Creative software suite (i.e. Illustrator, Photoshop, In Design, etc.)
  • Experience in illustration and photography, preferred
  • Ability to conduct market research
  • Interest in graphics, typography, current trends and new developments in design software and technique
  • Ability to produce a portfolio of work
  • Ideal, but not required Associate/Bachelors degree

To Apply:

Option 1:

If our values resonate with you, email your resume to opportunities@abcdandcompany.com. Include “Graphic Designer” in the subject.

Option 2:

 

INTERNSHIPS

ESSENCE OF THE ROLE:

The Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting in the ideation, strategy, and implementation of company marketing, business development, and public relations plans.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Developing integrated marketing campaigns
  • Scheduling social media posts on Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and any additional platforms
  • Drafting blogs, white papers, case studies, e-books, and infographics
  • Creation and maintaining of marketing content calendars
  • Designing and creating quarterly e-blast content and graphics
  • Updating website content
  • Assisting with the drafting and dissemination of press releases
  • Assisting with the creation of sales presentations, promotional materials, and vendor displays
  • Planning and executing workshops, webinars, conferences, and special events

KEY ATTRIBUTES:

  • Motivated learner with professional drive
  • Solid understanding of the utilization of digital marketing channels
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity with marketing computer software and online applications (Hoot Suite, Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, etc.)
  • Attention to detail, and flexibility with constant changing environments
  • Leadership skills, and ability to work independently and in team environments
  • Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Currently enrolled in a business, marketing, communications, or other related degree program
  • Photography and Videography skills are a plus

To Apply:

Option 1:

If our values resonate with you, email your resume to opportunities@abcdandcompany.com. Include “Intern” in the subject.

Option 2: