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Social and Digital Content Producer

Gatineau/Ottawa

Are you a video producer, or a podcast producer, or an audio engineer, or a social media savant? Are you all of the above? Do you want to become all of the above?

As our in-house Social & Digital Content Producer, you will work to create incredible video, audio, live-streaming and social media content to build the VanillaSoft brand and voice, connect with our community, convey our thought leadership, promote our customer successes, and highlight our sales engagement SaaS platform.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Video production – from 60 second promotional trailers, to 3-5-minute rants and case studies and product highlights, to 30+ minute live events, video is central to conveying our voice and our knowledge and our leadership.

  • Develop and produce video content for a wide variety of applications and channels
  • Budget, allocate resources, set deadlines, and ensure projects are delivered on time
  • Plan video shoots: scout locations, storyboard, brief participants, and manage on-set production
  • Rent and reserve equipment, if required
  • Manage our video library
  • Utilize existing video cameras, mics, lighting, backdrops, etc., which were purchased on a very modest budget
  • Identify additional investments required to increase production quality
  • Take care of all post-production including sub-title captioning, digital video editing, basic 2D motion graphics, lower-thirds, chapter markers, video correction and optimization, etc.

Audio production — from writing and recording voice-overs, to correcting less-than-ideal sound recordings, to producing multiple podcasts, to making good recordings sound amazing, you cherish the power of the spoken word.

  • Develop new projects and content ideas that will resonate with our target audience
  • Edit scripts and write questions as required
  • Book guests and manage all event logistics including pre-interviewing them when necessary
  • Oversee studio recording sessions
  • Sourcing appropriate music and sounds
  • Take care of all post-production including editing, optimizing and correcting audio files, adding sound effects, incorporating music, posting to hosting platforms, writing promotional copy, etc.

Livestream production — from streaming to major platforms such as YouTube and Vimeo, to social platforms such as Facebook Live, Instagram, and Periscope, you thrive on the pressures associated with real-time media and are calm and cool under pressure
Develop new projects and content ideas

  • Edit scripts and write questions as required
  • Craft powerful PowerPoint presentation slides, if applicable, to support the discussion
  • Book guests and manage all event logistics including pre-interviewing them when necessary
  • Able to manage and produce a multi-camera, multi-scene stream on your own while the on-air talent connects with the audience
  • Engage the audience in a live-chat conversation while also producing the stream
  • Understand and manage the various streaming bitrates necessary to deliver the feed to an audience who is connected across a variety of devices
  • Oversee livestream recording and production sessions from end-to-end
  • Take care of all post-production including editing, optimizing and correcting raw files, adding special effects, incorporating music, posting to hosting platforms, writing promotional copy, etc.

Social Media promotion — Utilize the very content you produce to be one of the main voices for VanillaSoft on our various social channels, while engaging with our community to better understand the content they desire, ensuring that each channel becomes known for its creative and impactful voice.

  • Understand the community and be familiar with how each competitor, influencer, and media personality approaches each channel. Using this knowledge, create and deliver channel-specific content that meets or exceeds what is provided by these same players.
  • Create content that fuels discussions around industry news, products, insight, events, and opinions.
  • Continually develop innovative and creative ideas to spark community interaction including comments, shares, likes, follows, etc.
  • Work with the community manager and marketing team on optimization

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work independently, as well as being part of a distributed team, to establish project deliverables and ensure a high level of craft
  • Collaborate closely with customers, subject matter experts, company leadership, creative and client stakeholders to facilitate production of content.
  • In coordination with our marketing operations team, ensure each finished content piece is posted on the company website, and implemented in the marketing automation platform for inclusion in emails, landing pages, and nurtures as appropriate
  • Work with stakeholders and guests to coordinate content promotion
  • Be familiar with best-in-class production skills and requirements for video, audio, and livestreaming
  • Have proficiency in tools such as Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere, Audition, After Effects, Photoshop) as well as Camtasia or Screenflow, Livestream Studio or OBS or eCamm, RINGR, REV.com, sub-titling or captioning, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of our brand, values and voice
  • Have a working knowledge of Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and LinkedIn
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time in a fast-paced environment.
  • Track and maintain all projects in our project management system
  • Technically capable, excellent communicator, and a desire to improve processes.
  • Drive to share knowledge, create new solutions and bring new ideas to the table.
  • Ability to travel on occasion
  • BA/BS or college diploma or equivalent working experience.

ABOUT YOU:

  • A strong background in digital content creation and understanding of social media and digital trends
  • Knowledge or interest in branded content in the digital sphere
  • Love pop culture, entertainment, current events, sales and marketing, and community engagement
  • Passionate about creating amazing content that connects with an audience
  • Seeks to work in a fast-paced environment as part of a highly-collaborative team that spans multiple age groups and demographics
  • Likes to laugh, have fun, and beat the competition

ABOUT VANILLASOFT:

VanillaSoft, a software solution delivered as a recurring monthly service, is the industry’s most successful sales engagement platform. It empowers sales teams to respond to leads faster, interact more consistently, and generate more qualified sales opportunities. Thousands of users employ VanillaSoft’s sales cadence automation to drive speed-to-lead, persistency, productivity and revenue-per-rep. VanillaSoft is a privately held company based in Plano, Texas, USA. To learn more, visit www.vanillasoft.com.

To apply for this position, send an email to careers@vanillasoft.com with a subject line of “VanillaSoft.com: Social and Digital Content Producer” and include your resume. Alternatively, simply click the Apply Now button below to launch your default email client.

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Sales Development Rep (SDR)

Plano, TX

This is an Inside Sales and Hunter role. We are looking for a talented and competitive sales representative that thrives in a transactional sales-cycle environment who has demonstrated success in building a book of business from cold calling and lead development. Target clients will consist of SMB to Mid-Market size companies across the United States and Canada with no assigned territories or restrictions. This is a great opportunity to be one of the early members of our SDR team and position yourself for excellent career growth.

Responsibilities

  • This is first and foremost a hunter role.  Conduct high volume prospecting to generate qualified leads (between 50 & 70 calls per day)
  • Execute detailed product presentations and web demonstrations of our software capabilities to C-level Executives, Directors, and Sales Managers
  • Work collaboratively with marketing and product development departments to execute sales strategy as we introduce product enhancements
  • Serve as a brand evangelist for VanillaSoft
  • Energetically follow up on highly qualified inbound leads
  • Demonstrated expertise in initiating and managing successful business-to-business sales
  • Document and track all potential and existing client interactions using VanillaSoft
  • Work alongside marketing, sales, and leadership to execute targeted outbound campaigns.
  • Partner with our Customer Success Team to ensure a smooth transition during the onboarding process
  • Social Selling e.g. LinkedIn

Qualifications

  • Consistent overachievement of quota and revenue goals w/ a strong W2 track record
  • 3-5 years’ experience selling SaaS solutions to SMB and Mid-Market clients
  • Exceptional prospecting skills using a combination of phone, email, chat, & social
  • Comfortable conducting web video presentations
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong listening and presentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Solid understanding of technical applications such as MS Office Suite, marketing automation, Salesforce.com, and other CRM solutions.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to details
  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment with a focus on putting our customer’s first
  • A sharp focus on your goals and a belief that your daily, weekly and monthly activities will help you achieve them
  • Accurate forecasting and pipeline management
  • Bachelor Degree (MBA is a plus)
  • Spanish speaking is a plus

About VanillaSoft

VanillaSoft, a software solution delivered as a recurring monthly service, is the industry’s most successful sales engagement platform. It empowers sales teams to respond to leads faster, interact more consistently, and generate more qualified sales opportunities. Thousands of users employ VanillaSoft’s sales cadence automation to drive speed-to-lead, persistency, productivity and revenue-per-rep. VanillaSoft is a privately held company based in Plano, Texas, USA. To learn more, visit www.vanillasoft.com.

To apply for this position, send an email to careers@vanillasoft.com with a subject line of “VanillaSoft.com: Sales Development Rep” and include your resume. Alternatively, simply click the Apply Now button below to launch your default email client.

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Web Application Developer

Gatineau/Ottawa, Canada

VanillaSoft is looking for entrepreneurial spirited individuals that enjoy making a difference as a key player within a small team.

We are seeking a .NET Developer capable of designing/building/maintaining our .NET web application. This high energy individual must be able to multi-task and prioritize tasks in a fast paced environment. The Web Application Developer is responsible for:

  • Participating in the VanillaSoft web application Development process (design, development, testing, documentation, and maintenance).
  • Developing quality code meeting quality standards.
  • Preparing time estimates for design, development and unit testing as required.
  • Preparing functional specifications in response to analyzed business requirements as required.
  • Providing bug fixes for new and existing software.
  • Perform research to investigate technologies as required for projects.

The candidate should have/be:

  • English proficiency both written and verbal.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Good problem solving skills but also not afraid to ask questions.
  • 2+ years experience in ASP.NET (.NET Framework 4.5).
  • Proficient with C#, JavaScript, jQuery/AJAX/JSON, HTML.
  • Good understanding of relational database design and development, specifically MS SQL server.
  • Strong understanding of Client/Server application architectures.

Nice-to-have skills:

  • Experience with Microsoft Entity-Framework, .Net Web Services / Web API
  • Experience with VB.NET, HTML 5, CSS 3, Classic ASP.
  • Mobile App development experience.

To apply, please email your résumé to careers@vanillasoft.com with subject line: VanillaSoft.com: Web Developer.

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Programmeur d’applications Web

Gatineau/Ottawa, Canada

Vanillasoft est à la recherche d’individus dynamiques et entreprenants qui veulent faire une différence en tant que joueur clé au sein d’une petite équipe.

Nous sommes à la recherche d’un développeur .NET capable de concevoir/construire/entretenir notre application web .NET. Cet individu énergétique doit être en mesure d’accomplir plus d’une tâche à la fois ainsi que de prioriser les tâches dans un environnement en constante évolution. Le développeur d’applications Web devra:

  • Participer au processus de développement de l’application web VanillaSoft (design, développement, tests, documentation, and maintenance).
  • Développer du code rencontrant un certain standard de qualité.
  • Préparer des estimés de temps pour le design, le développement, et les tests selon les besoins.
  • Préparer des spécifications fonctionnelles pour répondre aux besoins d’affaires analysées.
  • Fournir des corrections de bogues pour les logiciels existants ainsi que pour les nouveaux.
  • Effectuer des recherches et étudier les technologies selon les besoins des projets.

Exigences:

  • Maîtrise de l’anglais écrit et oral.
  • Capacité à travailler de façon autonome ainsi que dans le cadre d’une équipe.
  • Aptitude à résoudre les problèmes, mais aussi qui n’a pas peur de poser des questions.
  • 2+ années d’expérience en ASP.NET (.NET Framework 4.5).
  • Maîtrise de C#, JavaScript, jQuery/AJAX/JSON, HTML.
  • Bonne compréhension de la conception et du développement de base de données relationnelle, spécifiquement MS SQL server.
  • Bonne compréhension des applications de type Client/Serveur.

Les compétences suivantes sont un atout:

  • Expérience avec MicroSoft Entity Framework, Services Web .Net / Web API.
  • Expérience avec VB.NET, HTML 5, CSS 3, Classic ASP.

Pour appliquer, s’il-vous-plait envoyer votre CV à careers@vanillasoft.com avec: “VanillaSoft.com: Web Developer” comme sujet.

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