Can you research and write an interesting story about a ground-breaking idea? Or streamline complex marketing data, then translate it into actionable advice? How about creating the ultimate customer or client experience?
If any of these areas reflect your skills and passions, the 14 West Talent team is looking for you. And more than one of you. Right now, they have 51 new opportunities to share that have opened up in the past month alone in a variety of fields, from Copy & Editorial to IT to Operations… from Marketing to Accounting to Web & Creative. You might even need to grab your passport…because they’re not all based in the U.S.
We’re talking about opportunities that will help you take your career to the next level while working with some of the brightest people we know. People who can teach you a whole lot about whatever interests you. Work hard and there’s no telling where you can go within The Agora Companies.
So, if you or someone you know is looking for an opportunity to grow with an organization that is changing the global media landscape through one massive breakthrough after another… read closely.
NEW FROM 14 WEST TALENT ACQUISITION
ACCOUNTING & FINANCE
If the idea of being a traditional CPA doesn’t appeal to you, and you’re looking for a less conventional work environment, you’ll want to read more. 14 West, part of The Agora, an international consortium of media companies with offices located in the historic Mount Vernon district of Baltimore, is looking for a Senior Accountant to join its team. Although you can expect some level of consistency, your day to day work will vary greatly. One day could be spent preparing year end work papers. The next day could be fulfilled training one of our divisions on the proper way to allocate sales or set up marketing codes. So if you’re looking to work in an industry where no two days are the same and you’re continually challenged to bring your creative ideas to the table, this is what you’ve been waiting for.
14 West is looking for a Staff Accountant to join its team. This individual will help support all of the centralized groups within The Agora with their accounting, reporting, and analytical needs. In order to succeed in this type of environment, you have to have an open mind, a positive attitude and a willingness to take on any challenge. We look for people who display a willingness to explore solutions to problems without requiring hand-holding. We need someone with an understanding of general ledger accounting, a proficiency in Excel, and the utmost attention to detail.
14 West is looking for an expert in tax technology and tax functions to join its Financial Services team. This individual will oversee the tax systems and technology needs of the tax department, including upgrades, maintenance, affiliate support, and customer support. We are looking for someone who will be the primary project manager for complex tax projects with experience in systems design, configuration and implementation. Sounds like a pretty good gig, doesn’t it? But don’t take our word for it. We’ll answer any and every question you’ve got about what it’s like to work for this Baltimore Sun Top Workplace… but you’ve got to get the interview first. If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply ASAP. This opportunity won’t last long.
WEB & CREATIVE
Money Map Press is looking for a passionate, creative, and highly motivated Art Director to join our team in downtown Baltimore. He/she will be responsible for providing high-quality designs, thought leadership, and coaching junior members of the team on everything from design, to best practices, to general HTML/CSS coding. The Art Director will be responsible for spearheading a variety of different projects including the creation of promotional video graphics, website and landing page layouts, newsletter designs, and rebranding projects. He/she will be a senior member of the Design team, working directly with the Design and Media teams as well as our writers, publishers and management, and will report directly to the Design Director.
Do you want to work for an organization that values your ideas and encourages you to bring them to the table? Are you passionate about creating and delivering user-friendly landing pages, order forms, and websites? Legacy Research’s marketing department is looking for a web and e-commerce designer who has a blend of marketing and design skills to continue to drive our growing online business. You will use your creativity to design landing pages, mini-sites, and order forms for our new sales promotions. We have a fast-paced, always evolving environment where your designs and ideas will have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line. Ready to join us?
Money Map Press is looking for a creative and highly motivated Entry Level Graphic Designer to join our team in downtown Baltimore. The right candidate must have a firm grasp of web and print design as well as communication and organizational abilities, along with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment. Some of the responsibilities include production of monthly printed & online newsletters and publication collateral, versioning multiple types and styles of promotional video graphics, developing innovative cover designs for premium content, and collaborating with design team members.
If you’re looking to utilize your web development skills to have a direct and immediate impact on the revenue of a multi-million dollar company then Agora Financial has the perfect position for you. Agora Financial, an independent financial publisher, has an immediate opening for a Front End Web Developer. In this unique position, you won’t have to wait weeks or months to ship your work. You’ll work in a fast-paced environment with short turnaround times where you can trace the direct impact of your work in a matter of hours and days and not weeks and months.
In this position, you’ll have the unique opportunity to dive in and learn how to leverage all of our systems to turn around projects that take your skills to the next level by learning to use real-time data to optimize and quickly deploy iterations of webpages to drive reader growth. You will actively contribute to the growth of our company by working with and learning from a team of developers, graphic designers, audio & visual experts, and some of the quirkiest copywriters and marketers you can find.
Money Map Press has an opportunity for someone with great HTML and CSS skills who would flourish in a fast-paced, team oriented environment. In this entry level position you will utilize your HTML and CSS knowledge to design, code, format and publish email eLetters and online content that will be seen by millions of readers. The ideal candidate will thrive in a deadline driven environment and be ready to learn from a group of professional designers, developers, copywriters, and marketers. Once you have mastered your production responsibilities you will have the opportunity to contribute to our marketing initiatives and own several projects that directly impact the bottom line.
Money Map Press, one of the fastest-growing financial news sites on the web, is looking for a full-time, in-house Motion Graphics Artist to work within our rapidly expanding production team. This position demands someone who is detail-oriented, learns quickly, and can handle multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate must have at least two years of motion graphics experience (more is a plus), the ability to edit and create motion graphics from a blank canvas, exceptional attention to detail, an organized work style, and the ability to work well with groups (but have self-management skills). The candidate should also be a creative guru – one that can transform concepts and ideas from a producer and turn them into engaging motion graphics.
If you’re looking to utilize your web development skills to have a direct and immediate impact on the revenue of a multi-million dollar company then Agora Financial has the perfect position for you. Agora Financial has an immediate opening for a Senior Front End Web Developer. In this unique position, you won’t have to wait weeks or months to ship your work. You’ll work in a fast-paced environment with short turnaround times where you can trace the direct impact of your work in a matter of hours and days and not weeks and months. In this position, you’ll have the unique opportunity to dive in and learn how to leverage all of our systems to turn around projects that take your skills to the next level by learning to use real-time data to optimize and quickly deploy iterations of web pages to drive reader growth.
CUSTOMER SERVICE & SUPPORT
Money Map Press, an Agora company, is looking for an outgoing, personable and polished new addition to their brand new headquarters. This position will support the entire company, but be a part of the internal Marketing and Promotions team within a unique organization. The position requires an individual who is eager and ready to learn and work hard. In addition to managing the front desk, incoming guests, and email inquiries, this new team member will support our internal administrative needs and special projects. As such, this is an extraordinary opportunity for exposure and growth for a bright and resourceful professional.
Agora Financial is one of the largest independent publishers of investment research in the nation. At Agora Financial, you will receive top-notch training that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to elevate your marketing and communication skills. This position will offer you more growth than your average entry-level customer service role by giving you exposure to every facet of our growing business. You will have the opportunity to build rapport with our dedicated customers, gain product knowledge, and build relationships with some of the best and brightest within the financial publishing industry.
We’re looking for a Member Experience Coordinator to help us nurture and grow those relationships. In this role, you’ll serve as the first point of contact for members and prospective members, by email and by phone. You’ll answer questions, build rapport, provide post-sales support, and craft a positive member experience with each interaction. You’ll work in a fast-paced and challenging environment, with a team of driven, fun-loving editorial and marketing professionals. We’ll provide you with valuable exposure to every aspect of our rapidly expanding direct-response marketing business… and the opportunity to grow into a more specialized role after one year.
EDITORIAL & COPY
Banyan Hill Publishing, one of the world’s leading publishers of independent financial newsletters, is looking for an Assistant Managing Editor for Premium Services. Get ready to take your career to the next level! We are looking for an experienced editor who is constantly looking for the answer to the question: How can I make this better? The right candidate will have a tenacious spirit, committed to seeing a variety of editorial tasks and articles through to publication. He or she will be as adept at editing complex financial ideas and strategies into clean, easy to understand, actionable newsletters as they are at writing powerful research reports and other content.
Money Map Press, one of the fastest-growing financial publishing companies in the business, is seeking an associate financial editor to support our editorial team. The right candidate will have demonstrated an ability to improve editorial content under tight deadlines and to create bold exciting original content. You should also possess excellent proofreading skills, and an ability to work independently and collaboratively within a talented team. You’ll use your skills to work with some of the world’s top financial analysts to create and publish compelling and timely information on exciting new investing opportunities.
Money Map Press is seeking an associate financial editor to support our editorial team. Some of the responsibilities will be to edit, proof, and publish weekly email updates for our eight subscription trading services; manage portfolios and legal backup for subscription trading services; update, edit, aggregate content, and eventually concept and write investor reports, both for promotional use (for new subscribers) and as extra fulfillment (for current subscribers). If you’re interested in joining our team, please submit your resume and a financial writing sample to the link provided.
Copy Chief, Agora Financial UK – London, UK (International Opportunity!)
WANTED: Curious, Creative Writer To Build, Motivate and Mentor Their Own Copy Team. The work will be hard. The struggle will be real. But the intellectual and financial rewards… my god… they could be huge. Are you the right person? Right now I’m looking for someone brilliant to help build, train and mentor their own copywriting team for our UK based business in London. This business is just starting to get off the ground, which means it could be like being one of the first employees inside google… or apple (imagine how that would have worked out for you!) We are looking for a strong, passionate, ambitious individual that is an idea generator and eager to grow this business.
Agora Integrated Marketing (AIM) is looking for an Editor to join our team. We publish free and paid content focused on online direct response marketing using “The Agora Model”. We are a two year old, fast growing business part of The Agora, founded 40 years ago in Baltimore. The editor will be responsible for researching and creating original content on a wide array of digital marketing topics. You will also collaborate with various contributors (internal and external) to produce exceptional written, audio and visual material. You’ll liaise with our in-house SEO team to help create content for search. Part of the role will include developing a publishing calendar.
Looking to get your foot in the door with an excellent company? Are you interested in learning more about the world of publishing? Dent Research has an opening for an ambitious editorial assistant/proofreader to help us meet our daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines. The right candidate will be a tenacious defender of the editorial integrity of a range of projects from beginning to end. Eventually, he or she will prove to be as adept at writing powerful research reports and other content as they are at shaping complex ideas into clean, easy-to-understand, actionable newsletter content. They must be organized and able to prioritize a wide variety of projects so they can consistently meet deadlines without compromising quality standards.
Money Map Press, one of the fastest-growing financial publishing companies in the business, is seeking an editor to support our editorial team. The right candidate will have demonstrated an ability to improve editorial content under tight deadlines and to create bold exciting original content. You should also possess excellent proofreading skills, and an ability to work independently and collaboratively within a talented team. You’ll use your skills to work with some of the world’s top financial analysts to create and publish compelling and timely information on exciting new investing opportunities.
Wanted: World-Traveling Investment Writer. We’re looking for an expert analyst to develop and write an investment newsletter and share big ideas with the world. If you’ve ever wanted to make a living reading, thinking, and writing – and you meet the criteria below – we’d love to hear from you. The compensation will depend on your level of experience. Know this… dozens of bylined analysts in our group earn between $100,000 and $500,000 annually. Over the years, the company has made millionaires of more than 30 employees. To start, we’ll need you to commit to long bouts of travel to Delray Beach, Florida, where our head office is located. (USA Today calls it the most fun small town in America.)
Now Hiring: A Writing Genius (aka “Managing Editor”). The Wealth Science Institute is a young publishing imprint connected to Agora Financial, LLC. We’re new, small, and looking for the right candidate to manage the editorial content of our business. The official purpose of a Managing Editor is to be the reader’s advocate. You’ll make sure we send out high-value, timely, engaging, and clean content. You’re our last line of defense against unhappy customers. So if you see a train barreling down at us, your job is to help us get off that track. And if you happen to see money on the table, your job is to grab it.
Manward Press, a newly launched publishing house that focuses on leading men to richer, more fulfilled lives, is looking for a managing editor. We just had a fantastic first year in business — this ground floor opportunity will be pivotal as we expand the Manward brand in many different directions in 2018. We need a talented idea generator with an entrepreneurial spirit… someone who’s as comfortable writing and editing as they are diving into marketing and web data to determine “what’s working.” The ideal candidate is an excellent communicator with a passion for internet marketing. Because of the nature of our products, having at least a basic knowledge of finance and investing is a big plus.
Banyan Hill Publishing, one of the world’s leading publishers of independent financial newsletters, is looking for a proofreader. Get ready to take your career to the next level! We are looking for an experienced proofreader in search of perfection. The right candidate will have a tenacious spirit, committed to being the final gatekeeper between projects and our subscribers. He or she will have a sharp eye that seeks out grammatical and factual errors. The applicant’s primary responsibilities will be to proofread a variety of trade alerts, newsletters, daily articles, marketing promotions, emails, and other copy for grammatical and factual errors.
WANTED, an energetic and motivated individual to actively recruit for our dynamic call center environment. TTC is seeking such an individual for our team located in Hunt Valley, MD. As the Talent Acquisition Specialist (TAS), you will be responsible for managing full life-cycle recruiting for all levels of positions as we continue to expand our call center, which supports some of the top companies in Baltimore. Right out of the gate, you will be tasked with learning about the business, our culture, and specifically the expectations of our agent roles. The TAS will begin to immediately develop and implement a recruiting program to attract high caliber candidates. Furthermore, the TAS will provide analytics on the successes and challenges of the recruiting program.
MANAGEMENT & OPERATIONS
This is a high profile and demanding role within the company that will involve interaction with senior managers in the UK and US. We seek an individual that possesses excellent organizational and communication skills, with the ability to be involved in multiple projects. You will control all functions of our post-sale business, ensuring our business operates effectively. You’ll be proactively looking for ways to improve our business fulfillment of newsletters, webinars and services. This includes ownership of our member’s website, all printed material (newsletter and customer correspondence), email and online fulfillment, including deliverability of emails and server management. You will be key to all of our project delivery and will oversee a small team.
Associate Publisher, Agora Financial UK – London, UK (International Opportunity!)
Agora Financial UK is currently seeking an Associate Publisher- someone who is a marketer, writer and experienced direct response professional in the publishing business to become the head of a group and grow the organization. The ideal candidate will be an IDEAS driven marketer and possess skills necessary to lead a team and push marketing and editorial ideas into the marketplace in a direct response environment. This position requires an individual with an entrepreneurial spirit and exceptional writing, marketing, communication and influence skills.
This key role on the Business Intelligence team, internally known as Marketing Intelligence (MI), is responsible for successfully managing the broad range of BI needs driven by the corporate departments of The Agora companies. These departments include our application and operational teams, accounting and finance, HR, as well as MI’s own internal initiatives. We are looking for a highly ambitious individual who is equal parts client-centric, data savvy and analytical. He or she will need to effectively translate business objectives to MI’s business analysts and developers with the goal of meeting the client’s needs while fitting into MI’s strategic roadmap.
Agora Financial is seeking a highly motivated marketer to build, manage, & optimize display/native marketing campaigns promoting our products. The primary role of the Display Media Buyer will be planning, buying, tracking and optimizing Facebook Ad campaigns through the Facebook ad manager and our many ad accounts. Duties include researching opportunities, working with the senior media buyer to negotiate and buy inventory, coordinating internally with web team and product managers, and analyzing advertising placements. This is an incredible opportunity for anyone interested in taking the next step in their marketing career. You just need to be willing to show you will work for it…
Agora Financial is seeking a highly motivated marketer to build, manage, & optimize display/native marketing campaigns promoting our products. The primary role of the Junior Media Buyer/Planner will be planning, buying, tracking and optimizing display/native campaigns through direct display buys and a variety of display/native networks. Duties include researching opportunities, working with the senior marketing manager to negotiate and buy inventory, coordinating internally with web team and product managers, and analyzing advertising placements.
NewMarket Health, a multi-million dollar publishing and nutritional supplement company, is seeking a Traffic Coordinator to join our Product Strategy team. For almost two decades, we’ve been cutting through the red tape—reporting on proven, natural cures, and turning breakthrough ideas into cutting-edge health solutions. We’re a close team of direct response marketers who enjoy innovation and working hard to see our business succeed. We believe in creating and selling quality products that we know will have a profound effect on our customers’ lives.
Are you a motivated self-starter looking for a career with a quickly-growing publishing/direct response marketing industry? Are you creative, detail-oriented, organized and analytical? If so, this could be your dream job! Legacy Research, an Agora company, is looking for a passionate and eager marketer to plan and facilitate advertisements within our daily e-letter publications. You will work in a fast-paced environment with the marketing, production and editorial teams, making crucial data-driven decisions that directly impact the company’s bottom line.
Agora Financial, an Agora company, is seeking a Marketing Renewals Manager to manage online and mail campaigns. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and possess a burning desire to excel. Duties include understanding of web advertising, direct response marketing, copywriting, copyediting, and performance analysis. A huge plus would be a working knowledge of Agora systems such as Advantage and/or Opium. This is an incredible opportunity for anyone interested in taking the step in starting a career in marketing.
The Internal Marketing Specialist will be responsible for managing the operational setup and approval of online dedicated email placements, insert ads, and printed marketing pieces. Duties include managing print and online marketing workflow to meet all deadlines and send dates. This person will also have to coordinate internally with the web team and product managers. The ideal candidate will have some experience with online or print advertising and possess the desire to learn and help shape our internal marketing strategy. Candidates should have a basic understanding of campaign costs, response rates, and the ability to optimize to meet campaign objectives and goals
A key strategic role and part of the 14 West Marketing Intelligence leadership team, the Operations Manager will be responsible for supporting the MI leadership team in the areas of overall departmental performance, personnel development and financial health. Reporting to the VP of the department, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record of managing business performance and driving operational excellence, as well as thrive in a demanding, fast-paced, ever-evolving work environment. He/she will need to be a self-starter, collaborate with different stakeholders at all levels in the organization to help plan and drive process optimization.
Health Sense Media, a division of Agora is seeking a highly motivated native media buyer to manage our display team, and spearhead our acquisition strategy on the native networks. The primary role of the Native Media Buyer will be planning, buying, building, tracking and optimizing display/native campaigns through a variety of native networks. Duties include researching opportunities, negotiating and buying inventory, coordinating internally with web team and product managers, and analyzing advertising placements.
NewMarket Group, a company of The Agora, is seeking an Operations Coordinator to help join a growing brand within our business. In 2015 we launched The Horn News, a daily online conservative news service, in an effort to expand our business and offer engaging content for our readers. Since then, The Horn News has rapidly become one of the largest independent news outlets in the country. We’re a close team of creative thinkers who enjoy innovation and working hard to see our business succeed. If you have an entrepreneurial mindset, enjoy thinking outside the box, and want to join a successful, motivated team… then this is the job for you.
Are you an operations professional looking for a new challenge? Agora Financial, a financial investment & research publishing company, is seeking an Operations and Fulfillment Specialist. The Operations & Fulfillment Specialist must have the ability to work well under deadlines in a challenging environment and perform multiple tasks effectively and concurrently. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to think analytically, problem solve, and make decisions using sound judgment and reporting tools. Excellent negotiation and communication skills is a must.
New ground-floor opportunity to help drive the success of one of the fastest-growing financial publishers in the world, Money Map Press. We’re looking for a creative, self-starting Product Marketing Manager to work with our fastest growing franchises. This is a key role on a small team working with editorial, marketing, design, customer service, e-commerce, and legal departments as well as outside partners. Your mission is to drive customer lifetime value – bringing on new subscribers and converting one-time buyers to loyal customers. You’ll also be directly accountable for relationships with outside partners designed to grow our subscriber base and generate incremental revenue.
Are you looking for a fast-paced, fun environment where you can make an immediate impact? We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who is detail-oriented and energetic. This person would play a central role in the renewal process and would flourish in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment. Your ability to quickly learn our complex systems and infrastructure and desire to be a part of a high-performance team is what we are seeking in our newest team member.
Money Map Press, one of the fastest-growing financial news sites on the web, is looking for a full-time, in-house Media Specialist to work within our rapidly expanding production team. This position demands someone who is detail-oriented, learns quickly, and can handle multiple tasks at once in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate must have at least two years of video production experience (more is a plus), the ability to work in all video formats and delivery systems, exceptional attention to detail, and strong organizational and self-management skills.
Do you have strong research and project management skills? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you. Publishing Services – an Agora company – is looking for an innovative, goal-oriented, problem-solver who will serve as a Project Coordinator for our Electronic Payments team. This associate will be the main point of contact for Electronic Payments projects and manage all phases of projects, including gathering and translating business requirements into functional development specifications, overseeing the project plan and schedule, guaranteeing that the project is delivered on-time… and then implementing that project successfully.
At Agora Financial, you will receive top-notch training that will provide you with the knowledge and skills to become a marketing and sales guru. This position offers more growth than your average entry-level sales role by giving you exposure to every facet of our growing business. You will have the opportunity to build rapport with our dedicated customers, gain product knowledge, and build relationships with some of the best and brightest within the financial publishing industry. Our Business Development Specialists are responsible for driving sales through initiating telephone contact with a wide variety of sourced leads to identify, qualify, and develop quality sales opportunities for the sales team.
The Business Analyst will be a key member of the Agora’s Marketing Intelligence department. This role will support the development of reports, dashboards and databases by performing requirements analysis, preparing wireframes and mock-ups, and implementing testing plans. The person will also conduct quantitative data analyses that support the growth, development and profitability of the direct marketing programs of Agora’s publishing affiliates. The ideal candidate will have the strategic, creative and analytical skills needed to connect quantitative data to insights that drive and change the businesses of our affiliates.
The Course Developer is responsible for developing training courses for instructor-led and self-directed courses for the applications supported by Publishing Services. The Course Developer is also responsible for ensuring existing course material is up to date and accurate as a result of application changes that occur. This person designs, edits and reviews training materials for the department. They are also responsible for the quality and organization of all learning materials. The ideal candidate should have relevant experience in the development of technical training programs as well as some degree of experience in rolling out technical training programs/courses.
Publishing Services, an Agora company, is seeking a Client Experience Specialist who will be an integral part of our Client Success team working closely with our Tier 1 support team to provide continual reporting and analysis to the team as well as working on identifying trends and areas we can ensure we are always providing the best service to our customers. In this role you will provide performance audits based on support specialist SOP’s, refine and update documentation as well as meet with team leads to discuss trends and ways to improve customer service. Individual will review both open and closed requests which includes but not limited to: communication standards, expectations, and data verification (accuracy of results).
Do you compare the merits of cash method accounting vs accrual method accounting? Do you enjoy tracing the path of data from raw input to formal reports? Do you speak SQL? If your honest answer to each question is an enthusiastic YES, we want to hear from you. 14 West is looking for a Financial Systems Analyst who is critical to maintaining the integration between our Ecommerce systems and Accounting System. Your goal would be to ensure that the accounting system is automatically kept up-to-date with all of the pertinent information and that all data manipulation is accurate and well-documented.
Are you looking for a fast-paced, fun environment where you can make an immediate impact? We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who is energetic and very detail-oriented. This person would play a central role in the delivery of new features on our websites to our users, as well as our employees, and would flourish in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment. Your ability to quickly learn our complex systems and infrastructure, attention to detail with a commitment to producing error-free work, and desire to be a part of a high performance team is what we are seeking in our newest team member.
The Support Analyst will be a key member of the 14 West Customer Intelligence team. The Customer Intelligence team uses data from myriad sources to better understand our customers and powerfully drive one-to-one marketing. The Agora is known as a direct marketing powerhouse, and this is an opportunity to be part of a new team keeping the Agora companies on the cutting edge of marketing technology. The Support Analyst will provide support to over 15 of the Agora companies and their marketing teams to ensure maximum use of The Agora’s Customer Data Platform “Lytics” and complementary tools. The primary focus of the role will be day-to-day support of the end-users, including troubleshooting end-user issues, performing root-cause analysis, and fulfilling end-user requests.
This position requires a highly motivated and multifaceted individual to contribute to and be part of a proactive and client-focused technical team. You will support our companies’ end users with varying levels of technical expertise, and possess the ability to think logically to determine the best solution for the user’s issues. Ideally, you will have helpdesk support experience, a strong analytical mind as well as proven problem-solving skills to utilize in the following systems engineering tasks.