Join the Vantage Advertising Team

If you are looking for a company that fosters your individuality and talent, that challenges you to learn, grow, and succeed, and encourages innovation and fun, then Vantage Advertising is just what you are looking for! With positions available in various different fields, and at a variety of skill and experience levels, opportunities at Vantage Advertising, LLC are more than just jobs, they are lifetime careers.

Begin building your success story today by applying to work with our growing and successful company. Isn’t it time you started working towards your future?

Apply to join our team today by emailing: hr@models4tradeshows.com and let your career take off!

View openings for an Account Executive, Online Marketing Intern, Bookkeeper & Office Administrator, and PHP / MySQL Web Developer.

Account Executive

The Account Executive will be responsible for cultivating new business opportunities and supporting/growing existing accounts. They will be in charge of generating revenue by identifying and qualifying potential trade show accounts; initiating, developing, and closing sales; building account relationships; and improving service offerings.

Duties:

  • Identify potential accounts by researching and collecting market and competitive intelligence; exploring leads; and evaluating opportunities.
  • Identify, qualify and cultivate new sales opportunities and effectively manages leads generated by the company.
  • Develop sales by determining and analyzing customer needs; making initial presentations; and explaining the benefits of hiring promotional models.
  • Close sales by overcoming objections; determining model availability; and preparing contracts.
  • Improve services by analyzing and relaying customer reactions; recommending new services.
  • Update job knowledge by tracking emerging trends in trade show staffing; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintain personal networks; and participating in professional organizations.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in business, required
  • Two to five years prior sales experience, preferably within the trade shows industry.
  • Must be self-motivated and goal driven with a demonstrated track record of achieving sales goals and growth targets.
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, and internet research skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are essential
  • Familiarity with SalesForce.com is a plus.
  • No fear of cold calling and excellent follow up skills

Primary Location: Rochester, NY
Job Type: Full Time, Employee

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Bookkeeper & Office Administrator

Vantage Advertising is seeking an experienced Bookkeeper / Office Administrator who is looking for a challenging opportunity with a dynamic team. The successful candidate will be extremely efficient, a self-starter and willing to wear many hats, from scheduling and bookkeeping to admin support. Excellent communication skills – verbal and written, strong computer skills (Microsoft office, Outlook and QuickBooks). Must be highly organized and detail oriented, with strong ability to prioritize and multitask.

Bookeeper Duties:

  • Pay vendors in a timely manner
  • Prepare billing, invoices and receipts for customers using QuickBooks
  • Process credit card payments using Intuit merchant services
  • Track payments received, and reconcile discrepancies
  • Submit bi-weekly payroll to Paychex

Administrative Duties:

  • Answering phone calls and general office support.
  • Update, review, and modify model profiles and new model submissions
  • Communicate with models to determine availability & rates
  • Support Account Executives in preparing rate quotes, proposals and contracts
  • Provide live chat and online support for website visitors
  • All other duties as assigned.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably accounting, finance or relevant equivalent experience.
  • Proficient in QuickBooks and Microsoft office (excel, word and outlook).
  • Familiarity with SalesForce.com is a plus.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard accounting procedures in accordance with the laws and regulations governing NYS.
  • Highly organized and strong attention to detail
  • Must have excellent communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability and willingness to learn and understand new technology
  • Must be self-sufficient and able to work independently with minimal supervision

Primary Location: Rochester, NY
Job Type: Full Time, Employee

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Online Marketing Intern

Vantage Advertising is looking for a social media optimization (SMO) and search engine marketing (SEM) intern. The successful candidate will be highly personable, ambitious, aggressive, self-starter looking to gain an entry into the online marketing industry. Intern will work closely with the company founder, with a personal written reference provided at the conclusion of the internship. Internship is part-time on a flexible schedule, ideal for persons with an academic schedule. Approximately 10 – 15 hours per week.

Duties:

  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Work with the marketing manager to improve websites natural rankings. This will include on page optimization, copywriting, keyword research and link building
  • Social Media Optimization (SMO): promote business activities via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Blogger. This will include commenting on other blogs, participating in discussion groups and posting status updates on social networking sites.
  • Website Design/usability: Identifying ways to improve the website experience for visitors
  • Other: Depending on experience, other tasks may be assigned

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Strong creative writing skills for generating web content and ad creative
  • Well organized and able to multitask
  • Experience in offline and online marketing techniques is preferred; specifically SEO, SEM & SMO
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about learning web/online marketing
  • Familiarity with Blogger, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter
  • Excellent communication skills and be able to work independently as well as within a team

Primary Location: Rochester, NY
Job Type: Part Time, Internship

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PHP/MySQL Web Developer

Vantage Advertising is currently seeking a PHP/MySQL Web Developer for a contract position to develop new front-end and back-end features, incorporate new Web 2.0 functionality, debug and optimize preexisitng code and assist in coming up with creative solutions for company website. On a daily basis, this individual will be working with PHP, JavaScript, CSS and SQL on the backend. Besides having strong front-end skills, this individual should also have experience creating complex SQL queries.

Our ideal candidate should have at least 1+ experience with PHP/SQL development and over 2+ years of experience working with web development, HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Duties:

  • Develop landing pages that coincide with marketing campaigns
  • Write highly optimized and engineered PHP code
  • Debug and optimize pre-existing code
  • Develop PHP form processor scripts
  • Design and develop banner ads

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or pursuing Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, IT, software engineering, web development, programming or other relevant subjects.
  • 1-3+ years of web-based PHP development experience
  • Experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP)
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, AJAX
  • SQL knowledge and database design experience required.
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices is a plus.

Primary Location: Rochester, NY
Job Type: Part Time or Contract Position

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