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Put your skills, passion and creativity to work as part of the CertifiKID team!

CertifiKID is Where Families Explore, Play & Save! We help families across the U.S. create amazing memories at unbeatable prices. We feature the best of everything families want and need in their local cities, as well as the nation's favorite brands.

We are actively recruiting for the following positions. Scroll down to review position descriptions.

  • Full-Time National Sales Representative
  • Full-Time Content/Social Media Associate
  • Part-Time Sales Administrative Assistant
  • Part-Time Accounting Assistant

 

We're Also Looking for Parent Publishers! 

In August 2020, CertifiKID welcomed a new “kid” to the family by acquiring Macaroni Kid. Macaroni Kid provides moms and dads the scoop on the best things to do and places to go with kids. Local parent publishers produce hyper-local e-newsletters for more than 4,000 communities across the country. If you're interested in joining 500 other parents as a Macaroni Kid digital publisher, click HERE.

 

CERTIFIKID POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

FULL-TIME NATIONAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

We are seeking account representatives to help us keep pace with our fast-growing business. These are full-time, telecommute positions that offer a salary + commission structure, and operate 12 months/year. You will be responsible for outbound prospecting, closing inbound leads, as well as maintaining current business accounts.

The candidate can live anywhere within the United States. The primary focus is to partner with name brands to offer promotions on the national level. The secondary focus is to find can’t-be-beat deals and up and coming family-friendly businesses at the local level.

Qualifications: Experience in sales, online advertising, or local advertising is required. Experience with Salesforce is a plus, but not required.

About You: The ideal candidate is a passionate, motivated and entrepreneurial individual who is:

  • Excited about making 25+ phone calls every day and spending 3+ hours talking on the phone
  • Competitive by nature! You love convincing friends and family members to do things your way. You don't take no for an answer, yet you are able to handle objections in a professional and strategic manner.
  • Extremely organized and has a proven ability to meet/exceed goals, and manage a high volume pipeline.
  • An expert in the consultative selling approach and would be excited to help businesses, large and small, to leverage the advertising power of CertifiKID.
  • Able to manage client expectations to foster long-term partnerships and maintain high retention rates.
  • Has a positive, team player attitude and comes into work ready to conquer the day.
  • Adept at technology and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to think on his/her feet, speak eloquently, communicate effectively via email, and feel comfortable interacting with individuals at all levels within a business.
  • Self-motivated and works independently with little to no supervision.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • An in-depth knowledge of the family market, especially on the local level, including consumer trends
  • Excellent research and writing skills
  • Exceptional oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to sell a concept or deal to a business at all decision-making levels
  • A strong ability to think strategically in relation to the farming of deals and building of business relationships
  • Ability to work independently while still being part of a team-based business model
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision while maintaining focus, productivity and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to effectively telecommute, fostering relationships primarily via telephone and email

Responsibilities Include:

  • Commitment of at least 40 hours per week, 12 months/year
  • Seeking out, developing and cultivating leads, including the use of online resources such as email and social media, as well as telephone calls and in-person solicitation
  • Interfacing within the market with community groups, parents, prospective subscribers and businesses
  • Assessing potential business deals, negotiating favorable terms and acquiring commitment from businesses
  • Managing relationships with clients
  • Constructing proposals and contracts within CertifiKID guidelines
  • Preparing reports and maintaining communication on contacts and sales activity with the CertifiKID management team
  • Outlining and preparing deal “write-ups” based on information provided by business clients and augmenting this information with research as required
  • Utilizing Salesforce to manage leads and accounts

If you think joining our team as a Sales Representative sounds like just the niche for you, please email us at [email protected] with a cover letter and resume. A member of our staffing department will be in touch with you shortly.
  

FULL-TIME CONTENT/SOCIAL MEDIA ASSOCIATE

The Content/Social Media Associate will report to the CEO and Founder of CertifiKID (Jamie Ratner) and work in close coordination with the COO (Amie Morville) and Director of Administration & Marketing (Kim Humphrey). This position’s primary focus is the support of sales and marketing in the production of fresh, innovative deliverables that translate complex ideas into compelling digital experiences for the mom audience.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, guide and manage the development of creative elements for marketing materials, blogs, emails, deals, deal collections, promotions, and all web, print, and digital marketing collateral.
  • Develop marketing, business, and social media strategies and recommend implementation plans in order to grow subscriber base and boost sales. Coordinate with team to guide efforts in implementing these plans.
  • Manage CertifiKID’s social media accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. Includes writing and editing copy to be posted on social media channels, as well as crafting social media advertising campaigns.
  • Serve as media relations coordinator on behalf of CertifiKID, crafting press releases, communicating with press, and scheduling appearances/events.
  • Maintain company repository of creative elements, including images, graphics and copy.
  • Attend community events as a CertifiKid representative.
  • Assist with development of new projects.
  • Spearhead and manage content strategy for both small-scale and large-scale projects, harnessing strategy, digital and brand design, compelling content, and technology.
  • Analyze brand tracking, market trends, consumer need, and the competitive landscape.
  • Meet budget standards by forecasting and managing expenses.

Skills and Qualifications

  • 3 years of experience creating marketing/advertising campaigns from developing the vision and message to overseeing production on time and under budget
  • Understanding and past experience creating integrated content across all marketing channels -- digital, social media, paid media, mobile, and print
  • Proven experience with concept development
  • Strong writing skills for both long form and short form content
  • Strong creative vision with an understanding of business objectives
  • Prior project management experience, with a focus on creative direction
  • Be capable of prioritizing work and resources across engagements based on short- and long-term needs.

If you are interested in the Content/Social Media Associate role, please email us at [email protected] with a cover letter and resume, and a member of our staffing department will be in touch with you shortly. .

 

PART-TIME SALES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Looking for a quick learner with a positive attitude who can keep up in a fast-paced, independent environment (primarily working from home with occasional reporting to office in Potomac, MD). The Sales Administrative Assistant is a 20 hour per week position, reporting to and working directly with the CEO, COO and Director of Administration & Marketing of CertifiKID, as well as supporting the Sales Team. The Sales Administrative Assistant works in all aspects of the business including sales, marketing, operations, finance, client and customer relationships, and business development.

Daily Tasks:

  • Works with sales team to craft contracts/agreements
  • Writes up deals, including all details that purchasers need to know, selecting appropriate art work and finalizing deal page with business
  • Communicates with businesses partnering with CertifiKID regarding all aspects of their deal: current deal information, follow up with final deal purchase numbers, maintain communication regarding the process of redemption of deals by CertifiKID customers, and develop ongoing relationship for future deals.
  • Assists with customer service calls and emails as needed.
  • Assists staff with administrative tasks as needed, such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, etc.
  • Assists with development of creative elements for marketing materials, emails, deal collections, promotions, and training guides.
  • Assists with development of new projects.
  • Assists with social networking sites and strategies to boost subscribers and sales.

Desired Skills & Expertise:

  • A high degree of comfort working with a technology product, using social networking tools, and the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel.
  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Knowledge of AP Style a plus, but not required.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Ability to assess and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to work independently, effectively manage time, and pay strong attention to detail.
  • Sales/marketing experience preferred but not required.
  • Graphic design experience a plus, but not required.
  • Salesforce experience a plus, but not required.
  • Quickbooks experience a plus, but not required.

If you think joining our team as our Sales Administrative Assistant sounds like just the niche for you, please email [email protected] with a cover letter and resume and a member of our staffing department will be in touch with you shortly.


PART-TIME ACCOUNTING ASSISTANT

Seeking a tech-savvy, fast learner with a positive attitude who can keep up in a fast-paced, independent environment (primarily working from home with occasional reporting to the corporate office in Potomac, MD or CFO’s office in Pikesville, MD). The Part-Time Accounting Assistant reports to and works directly with the CEO, President, CFO & COO of CertifiKid, working primarily in the finance department, as well as assisting with administrative tasks as necessary.

This position requires expertise in payroll and accounts receivable. Responsibilities include:

  • Sending invoices and keeping track of accounts receivable
  • Processing payments to vendors and other accounts payable
  • Assisting with payroll and leave obligations
  • Assisting with state and federal tax tracking and forms completion

The incumbent will be cross-trained to handle administrative/clerical functions as needed, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with customer service calls and emails.
  • Assisting with human resources and benefits programs such as 401K and health insurance plans
  • Assisting CEO, COO and other CertifiKid Team Members with word processing, compiling and analyzing data, managing files and records, designing forms, etc. 

Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years experience in accounting, payroll, accounts receivable/payable. CPA not required but a plus.
  • Strong experience with Quickbooks and Excel.
  • Ability to assess and resolve problems in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Excellent organizational, multitasking, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently, effectively manage time, and pay strong attention to detail.
  • Experience working for an ecommerce or digital advertising company preferred but not required.

If you are interested in the Part-Time Accounting Assistant role, please email us at [email protected] with a cover letter and resume, and a member of our staffing department will be in touch with you shortly. 

 

Behind Team CertifiKID are moms and dads just like you who know what it’s like to juggle the demands of parenthood and career. We are smart, dedicated, work-from-home professionals who ‘have it all’ thanks to a company that values talent and hard work. BONUS: Pajamas are acceptable ‘office’ attire! 

Team CertifiKID at the 2018 Annual Retreat