Careers

Want to work for L’avant Garde Hair? Print and fill out LGH Job Application and email it to careers@lavantgardehair.com

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LGH Brand Ambassador:
-must have over 20-50k following betweeen all social media outlets
-average 500-1000 likes per picture
-add LGH brand ambassador to bio
-post atleast once a day tagging or @ lavantgardehair
-must install 7 days within receipt of 1st shipment
-advertise pics w/our hair & any promotions at least once a day

LGH provides
-daily promo shout outs
– If it proves beneficial we will send 3-5 free bundles of hair every 3 months (subject to change & increase)
-50% off any additional bundle or other LGH products
-discounted or no charge color service & custom unit depending on how extensive
-provide unique discount code to give to your followers to use if they’re interested in purchasing the hair
-potential to earn 10% of every order after 5 official orders

Requires signing of a contract to protect both parties.
LGH Blogger/Blogger Manager:
1. Develop and maintain plan for organization’s Internet presence, based on management priorities, policy directions, and goals.
2. Perform continuous enhancements and modifications to blogs.
3. Assess new standards, technologies and trends, and formulate plans for future enhancement to blogging strategies.
4. Use latest syndication and blogging tools with HTML, when appropriate.
5. Ensure blog(s) are accessible from a variety of different environments.
6. Produces a consistent visual image on blog(s) including maintenance of templates and image archives.
7. Ensure images are delivered to the viewer at sufficient high speed and quality.
8. Creates image links and ensure links are up to date.
9. Troubleshoot and repairs bugs and problems.
10. Respond promptly to blog comments and email
11. Provide metrics of traffic statistics, reports and blog comment feedback to appropriate areas.
12. Research, write/edit and create layout for new articles and features.
13. Act as liaison between blog readers and corporation
14. Interface collaboratively with web design team to insure cohesiveness between blog(s) and corporate web site.
15. Perform other duties, as assigned.
16. Identify opportunities to guest blog and invite guest bloggers to participate

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Possess engaging “conversational” writing skills with a professional posture. Must have be published by a recognized organization (on or off line) or have published blogs with confirmed reader visit statistics. High school diploma or GED with related experience in achieving company objectives with blogging expertise. Must be computer and definitely Internet/search engine savvy to perform online research. Completed degrees from accredited institutions may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis, provided courses were taken in writing, marketing, business and psychology/sociology.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Technical
* Ability to evaluate new and evolving blog technologies.
* Solid understanding of all sections related to the anatomy of a blog
* Ability to utilize reporting tools for analysis of traffic, referral links and reader demographics
* Ability to use syndication and pinging tools
* Knowledge and understanding of current editing, authoring tools, and related blog technologies.
* Ability to utilize computerized word processing, blogging and internet software.
* Solid foundation in search engine optimization (SEO) and implementing RSS technology
* Knowledge and understanding of internet operations and functionality
* Ability to evaluate new and evolving blogging technologies.
* Skill in the use of computerized blog layout and design software.
* Topical knowledge of the Internet, ftp, telnet and the ability to develop website documents.
* Topical knowledge of html, web development and maintenance.

Writing
* Proofreading and editing skills.
* Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials.
* Ability to write simply with a conversational style
* Writing should be informative, but not verbose

Project Management
* Ability to effectively manage time and schedules.
* Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
* Strategic planning skills.

Business Savvy
* Ability to include corporate objectives and mission throughout blog presentation
* Solicit feedback from internal departments and
* Understand mission of key departments
* Ability to make presentations on blog feedback, metrics and comments at business intelligence meetings
* Assist management in Identifying opportunities, based on new developments in the blogsphere
* Maintain high ethics with blog presentation, content and daily work tasks

Social Networking
* Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
* Present professional, but friendly posture with blogsphere colleagues and throughout the Internet
* Provide management and key departments with intelligence from blog feedback, metrics and external discussions related to blog content
* Collaborate with internal departments to enhance blog features and presence
* Act as ambassador and liaison for company with the Internet community
* Develop collaborative partnerships on-line and off-line.

This is an on-line opportunity based on per blog post.

LGH Social Media Marketer/Manager:

Do you tweet, share, and post to social media in your sleep? Do you know what it takes to grow an online community? We’re looking for a social media manager to manage, leverage, and grow our online social media accounts by implementing strategies and tactics that improve our social media presence .

Job Scope:
-Responsible for daily posts to all social media outlets
-Create stylish, quippy content for multiple social channels
-Maintain video upload process and YouTube page
-Write SEO-friendly content for travel landing pages and perform basic keyword research
-Become a company advocate in social media spaces, engaging in dialogues and answering questions where appropriate
-Regularly provide feedback on insights gained from social media monitoring (Facebook Insights, etc.)
-Continuously monitor social media trends and tools for changes that affect our competitive landscape
-Use alerts, search and other tools to monitor for mentions

Required Skills:
-In-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms and their respective participants (Facebook, Digg, Youtube, Twitter, Pinterest, etc.)
-Minimum of 1-2 years experience writing/managing a company blog and managing social media channels for a brand
-4 year Bachelor?s Degree in Communications, English, Journalism or Marketing
-Strong, proven passion for travel
-Solid understanding of basic HTML
-Experience writing SEO-friendly website content
-Travel industry experience is a major ?nice to have?
This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.

LGH SEO Manager:
We are seeking a skilled, analytical SEO manager to join our team to develop new keyword strategies that will improve our organic search rankings, drive more traffic, and generate new inbound links from high-authority websites. Do you love SEO and staying ahead of the game on SEO best practices and developments? Are you looking to exercise your search talents? Then this is the job for you!

Job Scope:

2 years prior professional experience in SEO.
An analytical mind with the ability to evaluate and tweak approaches based on a comprehensive understanding of our business’ goals.
Excellent organization and planning skills to work independently on strategies, as well with a team.

Responsibilities Include:

Developing and implementing keyword strategies to increase ranking and traffic.
Evaluating and altering strategies based on a comprehensive understanding of analytics.
Practicing white-hat, honest, and creative SEO tactics.
Building and executing link-building strategies to enhance off-page SEO.

This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.

LGH Email Marketer-
Do you have a knack for getting the right emails into the right inboxes, at the right times? Do you live to see those open and clickthrough rates climb higher and higher? We’re seeking an expert email marketer to join our team. You’ll be expected to develop and track email campaigns to ultimately increase our business’ email marketing success.

Job Scope:
2-3 years of experience in email marketing.
A comprehensive understanding of the industry’s best email practices.
Excellent understanding of email marketing concepts and metrics such as Sender Score , deliverability, and sender reputation.
Experience with ReturnPath’s tool .

Responsibilities Include:
Managing email campaigns from start to finish, including planning, testing, evaluating, and reporting.
Developing and optimizing lead nurturing campaigns.
Segmenting contact lists and personalizing emails based on recipients’ interests and needs.
Optimizing email for mobile devices.
Keeping up to date with practices and standards in the email marketing industry.
Growing our email list organically , not through bought or rented lists.

This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.

LGH Marketing Offers Manager/Content Strategist
Do you love creating content? Do you love providing prospects and customers with information and tools they value? We’re seeking a marketing offers content creator to join our marketing team. You’ll have the opportunity to develop content such as ebooks, kits, webinars, etc. from scratch to help us convert visitors into leads … and leads into customers!

Job Scope:
2-3 years of marketing and content creation experience.
A love and knack for writing both brief and in-depth content.
A strong understanding of the industry’s ins and outs.
Content samples that demonstrate writing skills.
Some basic design skills using tools like PowerPoint, Photoshop, and InDesign.
Excellent independent and team collaboration skills.

Responsibilities Include:
Writing instructional content including ebooks, templates, whitepapers, etc.
Designing and tweaking layouts for ebooks, templates, whitepapers, etc.
Planning and producing webinars.
Creating and optimizing landing pages through A/B testing .
Understanding and creating content that aligns with our buyer personas’ interests and needs.
Developing new types of content and offers from scratch to address problems or gaps in our content strategy.

This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.

LGH Product Marketer:
We’re seeking a product marketer to create marketing and sales collateral that demonstrates the benefits, features, and value of our products/services to our target audience. We need someone on our team who can conduct message testing, competitive research, and position our products/services in a way that effectively caters to our buyer personas.

Job Scope:
2-3 years of experience in marketing or sales.
A strong understanding of the product and customer.
Excellent communication skills, and the ability to sell.
Strong written skills.
Some basic design skills.

Responsibilities Include:
Managing all marketing for our various product and service offerings.
Working closely with the appropriate product managers to launch new products.
Creating content that helps articulate the value of our products/services.
Working closely with product research, sales, and services teams to gather information about and understand the market needs for the product.
Managing the product pages of our website.
Providing detailed information, training, and product marketing collateral to sales reps and other departments regarding your products/services.

This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.

LGH Paid Search Manager:
We are looking for an experienced paid search manager to plan and manage all our paid search campaigns. Do you get jazzed up about PPC strategies? Do you know when a display ad works, and when it doesn’t? Then this could be the job for you!

Job Scope:
2-3 years of search engine marketing experience.
Strong Google AdWords experience (certification is a plus).
General PPC optimization experience.
Bid management tools experience.
Fluency in analytics tools such as Google Analytics, etc.

Responsibilities Include:
Planning and implementing paid search campaigns.
Tracking, tweaking, and evaluating paid search strategies.
Reporting on paid search metrics.
Tracking Google AdWords analytics.
Communicating progress with the marketing team.
Optimizing marketing spend on paid search.

This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.

LGH Marketing Operations Manager:
We’re seeking a marketing operations manager to lead our marketing team toward executing synchronized, effective, and strategic practices. You will oversee all segments of the marketing department to ensure consistency and communication across roles, as well as to keep the mission and evolving goals of the company in the top of marketing’s mind.

Job Scope:
B.A. degree in business, marketing, finance, or similar concentrations.
A minimum of 3 years of experience in marketing.
Prior experience in a managerial position (a plus).
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to lead a team effectively.
Ability to think analytically and strategically.
Experience with CRM systems , such as Salesforce.

Responsibilities Include:
Managing marketing team meetings and planning sessions,
Working with the sales team and sales operations managers to achieve sales and marketing alignment.
Monitoring, measuring, and analyzing the effectiveness of marketing initiatives.
Constantly working to optimizing efficiencies to make the marketing team work better for the company as a whole.

This is an on-site, long-term W2 contract opportunity working 40 hours a week.