Direct Marketing Data Analyst

Omaha, Nebraska, United States Full-time

Looking for a new gig? You’re in luck.

Firespring, one of Nebraska’s fastest-growing companies, is looking for a tech-savvy, fast-movin’ direct marketing data analyst to join our team. In corporate speak, we provide an unmatched range of integrated print, creative, website and IT solutions in addition to subscription-based software and turnkey marketing tools. But nobody gets excited about corporate speak, so here’s the real scoop.

  • Located in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska, we bask in the Silicon Prairie.
  • Firespring only hires passionate, ambitious people—the type that will “bring it” every day.
  • We work hard, we play harder.
  • Once a year, we shave our heads together. (An optional activity, of course.)
  • Inc. Magazine named Firespring one of the “50 Best Workplaces” in America. We like them too.  
  • We love to give back to the community. In fact, every full-time Firespringer receives a paid day off every month to volunteer for a nonprofit organization of their choice.
  • We serve nearly 9,000 brands, businesses and nonprofits in all 50 states and 12 countries across six continents. I guess you can say we get around.

That’s the skinny on who we are. Now we want to tell you about who we’re looking for.

Job Description

Direct Marketing Data Analyst—pretty straight forward, don’t you think?

But Firespring looks for something different in the analysts we bring aboard. If you like to have a few balls in the air and get satisfaction for keeping them there, then this job’s gonna be your thing. You’ll be interpreting direct marketing trends and using your expertise to drive our data processes. The successful candidate will turn data into information, information into insight, and insight into business decisions.

If that's you, read on.

Day to Day Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Producing print files and postal paperwork for production.
  • You will be procuring lists with and/or from our third party compiler vendors.
  • Prior knowledge in printing direct mail and the graphics industry is an encouraged bonus.
  • Strong, confident communicator (written and verbal) and an outstanding attention to detail.
  • You follow a project from the concept meeting to the tangible work and have the ability to meet deadlines while juggling multiple projects simultaneously in the face of frequent interruptions.
  • You have the ability to anticipate problems and difficult situations. When they arise, you have no problem troubleshooting to develop strategies to resolve them.
  • You have a keen eye on current trends in variable data usage and mail to enhance our client's image.

Qualifications

  • Prior experience with BCC software or compatible mail presort programs.
  • Prior knowledge of USPS full service capabilities (CASS-certify, NCOA, etc).
  • You have great typing skills and are highly familiar with various database formats.
  • Prior experience with InDesign and variable data layout software (Fusion Pro, XM Pie, Planet Press, etc.) is a huge plus.
  • Must be highly organized and able to work collaboratively in a team environment with little supervision.
  • Open minded with the ability to teach and to be taught.
  • Proactive, self-starter who can maintain an upbeat, positive attitude.

Compensation and Benefits

  • SalaryWe reward exceptional candidates with competitive pay.
  • VacationWe work hard. We play hard. Paid holidays are a no brainer, but how does unlimited, paid vacation sound? Too good to be true? It’s not. Salaried employees of Firespring are encouraged to take what they need when it comes to vacation and sick time.
  • 401(k)Your parents preached about the importance of saving. Now we’re helping you get it done. Firespring provides professional financial advisors who will help you make a plan and guide your investments.
  • FunMillions of people go to work, punch the clock from 8 to 5 and hate every moment of it—that’s not the case here. We have an indoor slide, a game room that includes shuffleboard, a pool table, a foosball table, a Ping Pong table and more. To put it mildly, we’re serious about having fun.
  • Miscellaneous BenefitsNot all Firespring benefits will show up in the form of a direct deposit. In fact, the “less serious” benefits are a few of our favorites. In addition to immediate access to Firespring’s group health insurance plan, business-casual dress code and an onslaught of social and recreational activities that will make your cubicle-shackled friends weep with envy.

 

Ready to come aboard?

Please include a cover letter. Resumes without one won't be considered. Seriously.

While we genuinely appreciate your interest in employment with Firespring, we can only respond to the most qualified candidates.

 

Firespring is an EEO/AA employer.