Jobs

Web Developer

Immediate opening at MyNorth Media, named last year as one of Michigan’s 50 Companies to Watch. Join a fast-paced, nimble, collaborative company located in a beautiful place. We are in the soft launch of a national software product written in Ruby on Rails. This person will pick up the management of the product as well as develop the enhancements and features going forward. In addition, this person will be managing the work of the web department that services and enhances only existing client websites, most of which are written in WordPress and Magento, as well as overseeing and participating in making the MyNorth Media digital products outstanding in their areas of expertise.

Requirements:

  • Ruby on Rails developer
  • Proven project management experience
  • Experience in development, integration, and deployment. Continuous integration support, code refactoring, quality control, detecting potential problems
  • Development using Django, WordPress, Magento, Revive and other open-source systems
  • JavaScript, JQuery, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, Web Programming Skills, E-Commerce, cross-browser compatibility, Web User Interface Design (UI), Security Principles, Object-Oriented Design, Web Services (REST/SOAP), Multimedia Content Development, API’s
  • Overseeing the web department including planning, scheduling and management of web staff
  • Management of client and company domains, DNS, email, web servers and other systems
  • Managing design of client and company wireframes, websites and other visual assets
  • Front-end, responsive development using Grunt, SASS and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of creating Web Services, maintaining web servers, scalability approaches, and cloud environments
  • App development a plus
  • Ability to build and integrate both server and client side parts
  • Expertise in ecommerce security principles, protocols and management
  • Good interpersonal skills, ability to connect different team members, solving technical and communication issues, high ethical standards

Please send resume to: [email protected]

 

Marketing Internships

MyNorth Media offers marketing internships all year. Candidates must be 21 years of age at the time of the internship because we work with events where wine and beer are served. If you would like to apply, please provide three writing samples, resume and cover letter to Marketing Director, Rachel North.

Our internships are flexible. We work around the intern’s work schedule to come up with roughly 20 hours per week for 12 weeks. (some work can be done at home computers.) We offer a stipend at the end of $1,000.

Duties include (but aren’t limited to):

  • Updating Facebook and Twitter daily
  • Keeping track of our results for our newsletters and other ads into a large excel sheet
  • Logistics, staffing and follow up on events (Microbrew & Music, Wine & Art, Northern Home & Cottage Kitchen Tour, etc.)
  • Producing materials for events like subscription forms, flyers, entry pads, posters
  • Editing our newsletters (5 per month) from the content available on MyNorth.com
  • Really glamorous stuff like typing in the entry forms from events, fulfilling ShopMyNorth.com orders, answering consumer questions,
  • Updating our assignment logs
  • Loading product descriptions into ShopMyNorth.com
  • Contacting winners of our contests, facilitating their prize, recapping their story
  • Writing some text ads for us for our newsletter
  • Refilling our displays with publications, posting flyers and posters

Other opportunities that are possible:

  • Writing and distributing press releases
  • Writing print ads
  • Coordinating our charitable giving
  • Putting new products and promotions into our store

Where can this lead? The more skill you demonstrate, the more MyNorth Media will teach you.

  • We will teach you the skills you’ll need for entry level positions in any of following areas:
  • Public relations, you’ll be able to pitch stories via email, know how to put together a media list, know how to write and submit a press release. Vocus is the technology we use here
  • Event management, how to plan, execute and evaluate an event
  • Publishing, you’ll be able to point to a newsletter and say, I edited that. And you’ll have experience working with MailChimp, an email management program
  • Social marketing, we’ll give you the corporate view of things, so you can write for a corporation’s purpose
  • Advertising and sales promotion, you’ll have skills trafficking projects with designers, possibly writing text ads and working on sell sheets