Agency97 Limited

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Agency97 Limited, Talbot House, Albion Street, Chester, CH1 1RQ

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Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm

Careers

We are always interested in talking to talented individuals. Our current vacancies are below but if you feel you could add something to our team please feel free to email careers@agency97.com and tell us why.

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Are you ready to join one of the leading authorities in Umbraco, building enterprise applications for the likes of Virgin, The NHS, Age UK and Energy Helpline? If you are a highly-tuned Full Stack Umbraco Developer looking for your next opportunity, a market competitive salary, a 35 hour working week and full Remote working flexibility await. Oh... we are also building out our own SaaS products which you’d also have a stake in.

Role Info:

Senior Umbraco Full Stack Developer
Up to £50,000 + Pension
Full Remote Working
35 Hour Working Week - Flexi-Hours

Who we are:

We've been busy crafting great digital experiences since 2011.

From healthcare, education and professional services, to travel, food and media, this diversity gives us the insight and expertise to deliver the strongest digital presence for our clients. And of course, a great mix of challenges and projects for the Dev team.

You will play an important role in our continued growth as more brands sign with us.

The Role:

Working closely with clients, team members & other stakeholders, you will be expected to manage the build process from start to completion ensuring that projects are completed to agreed timelines.

Primarily you will be developing websites using Umbraco V7/8, ASP.net and a range of exciting modern technologies. Working closely with the Head of Design / UX you will help turn visual prototypes into high performance websites.

You will be working on a number of diverse projects across a range of sectors; clients include several Global businesses and household names such as Virgin, Age UK, and the NHS to name a few.

Together with Greenfield projects, the role will include strategically supporting, maintaining and enhancing existing websites and proactively helping our clients achieve success.

We are also looking to actively develop our own products to serve certain markets so experience in creating SAAS style offerings would be advantageous.

Our success as a digital agency has been built through cutting down the traditional agency layers and directly aligning our experts with our client’s challenges. We get to know our clients; we become extensions of their businesses, and we become trusted advisors and mentors.

About You:

+ Umbraco CMS experience (Version 7 / 8)
+ Frontend development (HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, SASS, JavaScript)
+ .net MVC C#
+ MS SQL Server / Entity Framework
+ Understanding of source control (Git / BitBucket)
+ Windows Server Administration (IIS, SQL Server)
+ Experience integrating with web services / APIs
+ Best practice web performance
+ Excellent communication skills
+ Ability to work well under pressure
+ Positive team player

Highly Desirable:

+ Scoping / requirements gathering
+ Strong client facing skills / project management
+ Technical SEO knowledge
+ Accessibility standards knowledge (WAI etc.)
+ Active member of the Umbraco community / MVP / Umbraco Certified
+ Other CMS experience – Sitecore, Kentico, EPI Server, WordPress etc.
+ E-Commerce experience – NopCommerce, UCommerce, Merchello etc.
+ Cloud experience (Azure / AWS)
+ Knowledgeable on DevOps culture, practices and tools

Location:

During the Covid-19 pandemic we took the decision to become a remote first business. At the moment this is 100% of the time but longer term we may explore the option of a satellite office location(s).

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Founder / MD.

 

P.S. If you aren’t sure this role is quite “you” but you feel you have something to offer we'd still love to hear from you.

 

Location

Chester / Remote

Perks

  • Up to £50,000 + Pension
  • Full Remote Working
  • 35 Hour Working Week - Flexi-Hours
  • 25 days holiday + bank hols
  • MacBook Pro or Equivalent
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen at our Agency due to our growth in our digital marketing department. We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual who has a passion for online marketing and wants to grow their knowledge and career through working with some great clients across a number of different niches.

Core responsibilities:

Copywriting                     

Creation of content for agency’s own website and PR. This includes leaning on the current team for expertise and trends, as well as conveying and promoting the agency’s culture. This will also involve learning SEO best practice and being able to create on page copy that is on brand and is beneficial for both users and search engines alike.

PR and outreach

Building relationships with news outlets and online publications to get coverage for both the agency and clients alike.

Creative ideas

Provide creative ideas to take to clients with a view to amplify their brand.

Ad copy for PPC campaigns

Creating compelling ad copy within the confinements of Adwords for testing purposes.

Reporting

Being able to use Google analytics and Adwords to create reports for clients each month. Feeding back to the Head of Digital Marketing about any potential areas of opportunities and growth.

Social Media Strategy

Take over the agency content strategy across 3 social platforms. This will centre around taking the agency’s offering and strategy then aligning messaging to this.

Client relationship handling

Will be able to handle clients calls and needs in an effective polite manner displaying the agency’s core focus of excellent customer service.

Key skills

  • Quick learner who wants a long-term career in digital marketing
  • BA degree in English, Journalism, Business, Media or a similar subject (or relevant experience)
  • Strong copywriting and communication skills who can adapt to a range of clients’ niche’s and tone of voice
  • Excellent analytical and reporting skills
  • Strong team-player
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Previous blogging and online copywriting experience preferable

Location

Chester / Remote

Perks

  • 25 Holidays plus bank holidays
  • Staff outings after successful project launches
  • Budget for conference attendance
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