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Downtown Location

WEEKLY TEAM LUNCHES

Every week, Adknown team members are treated to lunch from one of many top local restaurants. Unlimited soft drinks and a fully stocked bar (in the games room) is provided for all to enjoy.

Community Involvement

LATEST EQUIPMENT

Each member of the Adknown team is provided a laptop, multiple monitors, and a smartphone for all their coding and analytical needs.

Food

GAMES ROOM

There are multiple recreational areas within the Adknown offices complete with video games, foose, pool and darts. We like to work hard, but we also like to play hard with various internal leagues and ladders.

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DOWNTOWN ATMOSPHERE

Adknown operates on Wyndham Street in the heart of Guelph. Quick access to local restaurants, amenities, and public transit makes coming to work easy and enjoyable.

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TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITIES

Whether is it company wide, or departmental, Adknown insists on booking at least one outside trip each quarter. Golf, retro games, shows and sporting events are just a few of the past activities. Images from some of these events are viewable here.

Unlimited Vacation

COMPETITIVE SALARY

Adknown offers its team members a competitive salary along with an extensive health and benefits plan.

Teams

We have assembled a creative, passionate and skilled team of engineers who want to create amazing web products. We thrive in an agile environment where we are not afraid to embrace new technologies and methodologies to get the job done. Our goal is to create scalable, durable, lightning fast systems to serve our users and perform real-time analytics on massive amounts of data.

    Our Stack...
  • Server Side - PHP, Python, Nginx
  • Front End - React, Material UI
  • Database - MySQL, AWS Aurora, Redis
  • DevOps - Docker, CI/CD
  • Data Analytics - AWS Athena, Apache Airflow, Grafana, Python
  • Cloud - Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Adknown’s Marketing and Data Analysis team breathes the life into Adknown’s broad range of online properties. Just as every print publication needs readers, online publications need users to gain traction.

Adknown’s Marketing and Data Analysis team leverages their marketing expertise to create performance-based digital advertising campaigns which bring Adknown’s portfolio of properties into the forefront of the online world.

    Marketing and Data Analysis Team leverage...
  • Excel - summarized reporting
  • MySQL - routine based optimization
  • Athena - ad-hoc analysis
  • Sapphire - proprietary traffic management
  • Ad Intellegence - market research

Adknown’s Publishing Team consists of highly-skilled creative writers, and designers with a solid foundation of what makes web publications fun and engaging. Our publishing team members enjoy connecting with readers by giving them relevant content with a pleasing presentation. We create accessible content in a variety of different verticals including home and garden, beauty, health and wellness, and more.

The team delivers insightful and compelling content that readers appreciate and learn from.

    The Publishing Team leverage...
  • Office - everyday writing
  • G Suite - team collaboration
  • Content Management System - publishing
  • Creative Commons - image attribution
  • Adobe Creative Suite - image editing
  • HTML5 / CSS3 - website layout

Adknown’s Admin team is the backbone of the company. It performs the tasks necessary for Adknown to function. The tasks can often consume Adknown's mangers time. This is where the Admin team comes in for the save.

Adknown’s Admin team handles everything corporate administrative including bookkeeping, invoicing, scheduling, event planning, travel planning and more. Our team is thoughtful and organized.

    The Admin Team leverage...
  • Office - everyday productivity
  • G Suite - team collaboration
  • Hubdoc - bookkeeping
  • Quickbooks - bookkeeping
  • Amazon - shopping

2 Open Positions

Project Management

Marketing and Data Analysis

Project Coordinator

Wage: $55,000 - $65,000/year

Adknown is looking for Project Coordinators to join our talented team! We are seeking an individual who is eager to quickly get up to speed with our company and hit the ground running. Your focus will be coordinating project needs, identified by the Project Management Office, with the development team, ensuring all timelines and deliverables are met. We have been very diligent about assembling a team of people who are passionate about creating amazing web products in an agile environment. This is an unbeatable opportunity for a Project Coordinator who wants to work at a digital media company with some of the best people and the latest tech.

Duties
  • Working cross functionally with developers to create amazing products and solutions
  • Meeting with Project Managers and stakeholders to get feedback, input and insight
  • Become the voice for our PMO through ongoing solution discovery efforts and continuous feedback gathering
  • Supporting Project Managers with the development of product/solution requirements and assisting in building user stories
  • Understand final requirements, ensuring products/solutions meet the objectives provided by PMO prior to final delivery
  • Looking for ways to improve project management processes and develop new ones
Essentials
  • College or University diploma/degree in a relevant field
  • Comfortable and adaptable with a fast paced, quickly changing environment
  • Able to pick up and learn new software, technical skills and business objectives relevant to each project
  • Great verbal and interpersonal communication skills to work with others who are both technical and non-technical
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and perform multiple job tasks simultaneously
  • Experience with agile project management methodologies will be an asset
Perks
  • Competitive Salary – We strive to maintain a competitive salary
  • Benefits – We offer an excellent medical, dental and eye benefits package and group RRSP
  • Hybrid Work - work in the comfort of your own home and benefit from our newly refinished office in the heart of downtown Guelph
  • Flexible Hours – Choose your own start and end times for the workday
  • Extra Remote Days – We offer the ability to take extra remote days to allow you more flexibility when taking long journeys or vacations
  • New Modern Office Space – Make use of our newly finished office space in Downtown Guelph, and access amenities such as our well-appointed gym, expansive games room, and fully stocked snack and drinks area.
  • Team Building Events – Participate in a wide variety of monthly team-building events where we focus on interpersonal relationships and growth

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Digital Marketing Associate

Salary: $42,500 - 47,500/year

If you have an interest in learning about marketing in the online world and have a passion for combining creative thinking with data analysis, this is the opportunity for you. Adknown is a cutting-edge web publisher that leverages online marketing products such as Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, Facebook and other networks to enhance the profile of our web portfolio. Based in downtown Guelph, ON, Adknown offers a competitive salary with performance-based commission, hybrid working arrangements, a great benefits package, and many other great perks.

Duties
  • Assist in the day-to-day creation and management of portfolio search campaigns
  • Develop and test new campaigns to better target users and improve desired KPIs
  • Analyze competitors’ websites and online marketing initiatives
  • Interpret web analytics, market research and buyer behaviors
Required Qualifications
  • A self-starting mentality that takes ownership and pride in their work
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to multitask
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suites
  • Some experience in running online marketing campaigns in Google Ads, Microsoft Ads, Facebook or any other major online advertising platform
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Creativity, and strong attention to detail
  • Analytical and data driven
Perks
  • Competitive Salary – We strive to maintain a competitive salary and award performance-based commissions
  • Benefits – We offer an excellent medical, dental and eye benefits package and group RRSP
  • Hybrid Work - work in the comfort of your own home and benefit from our newly refinished office in the heart of downtown Guelph
  • Flexible Hours – Choose your own start and end times for the workday
  • Extra Remote Days – We offer the ability to take extra remote days to allow you more flexibility when taking long journeys or vacations
  • New Modern Office Space – Make use of our newly finished office space in Downtown Guelph, and access amenities such as our well-appointed gym, expansive games room, and fully stocked snack and drinks area.
  • Team Building Events – Participate in a wide variety of monthly team-building events where we focus on interpersonal relationships and growth
Covid-19
  • Adknown is committed to the health and safety of all those in our workplaces and our communities.
  • We follow all the current Covid-19 health restrictions and require all employees to be vaccinated

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