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Business Development Manager (Full Time Permanent)

Location: Hamiton, ON

Business Development Manager – Full Time Permanent

Ackroo is seeking a highly-motivated Business Development Manager for a permanent full-time position at our Hamilton office. Reporting to a Sales Director, the Business Development Manager will support business development efforts across multiple industries. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team with lots of opportunity for growth. You should be self-motivated, energetic, and have a passion for sales and generating leads.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Achieve sales growth through new business and growing existing accounts
  • Identify leads and target new sales opportunities through cold calling and personal outreach within your assigned industry segment including but not limited to: Automotive, Retail, Hospitality and Petroleum industries
  • Achieve sales targets based on pre-determined metrics established by the sales leadership team
  • Effectively present our suite of gift card, loyalty, promotion and marketing services to prospective clients in person and over the phone
  • Develop relationships with newly acquired leads taking them through the education, solution and selection phase in order to close them as a client
  • Create proposals outlining program details and pricing for client approval
  • Execute agreements with newly closed clients collaborating with internal teams including finance to approve program pricing
  • Ensure all proposal, contract, meeting and follow up activity is tracked within our CRM system
  • Submit monthly and quarterly reports on sales forecasts, wins and losses to the sales leadership team
  • Maintain a high level of customer satisfaction and support for all products and services
  • Provide client feedback to the leadership team
  • Consult with existing clients to Identify opportunities to grow the base
  • Work with internal shared resources such as finance and marketing to identify campaign and promotional activity that will  help generate more leads
  • Regular submission of expense reports
  • Attend internal sales presentations and training sessions as required

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Post Secondary education in sales, business, marketing, commerce or other relevant area
  • 3+ years experience in a B2B business development role
  • Proven ability to excel in B2B sales and lead development role
  • Self-motivated and driven to achieve set sales goals and targets
  • Proven track record of hunting for leads via various channels and successfully closing sales
  • Strong business development skills in new industry segments and markets
  • Comfortable reaching out and conversing with contacts, potential clients, business owners and business leaders at any level
  • Top knotch interpersonal communications skills and proven ability to work well in a team environment and independently
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

Experience with any of the following would be considered an asset:

  • Experience selling to businesses in the Automotive, Petroleum, Retail or Hospitality industries
  • Previous experience working in a software, merchant services, payment services, gift card, loyalty, automotive, petroleum, retail and/or hospitality industry position
  • Marketing services and technology background

Languages:

  • English (mandatory)
  • Bilingual French/English (preferred but not required)

Income:

  • Target Income of $88,000, with uncapped commission

What We Offer:

Great work environment, competitive pay, full employee benefits, stock options, high career growth capability, and on-going training and development.

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Junior Accountant (Full Time Permanent)

Location: Grimsby, ON

Junior Accountant – Full Time Permanent

Ackroo is seeking a Junior Accountant for a position at our Grimsby office. Reporting to the Accounting and Operations Manager, the Junior Accountant will support the finance and operations department as well as groups such as development, onboarding and support, and sales. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team with lots of opportunity for growth. You should be self-motivated, energetic, and have a passion for Accounting.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Process and manage A/R on a regular basis, follow-up on customer collections and inquiries
  • Process and manage A/P and complete weekly payables runs.
  • Production and purchasing management of customer orders
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual financial statements and other financial reports
  • Prepare cash flows, financial forecasts and budgets and make recommendations to improve profitability and ensure financial stability
  • Analyze financial performance monthly, produce the financial summaries and follow-up on any variances
  • Preparation of tax filings, ensuring compliance with payment, reporting and other tax requirements
  • Maintain consistent reporting and positive working relations with the external auditors
  • Implement accurate cost accounting and determine and improve project profitability
  • Analyze inventory, produce inventory reports

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in Accounting
  • 2 – 3 years experience in general accounting
  • Must be technically proficient and up to-date in the latest changes in accounting standards
  • Excellent knowledge of computerized accounting systems
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Professional interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire for continual learning and to stay current with accounting standards
  • Ability to provide, accept, and integrate constructive feedback

Skills that will be an asset to the job but are not required:

  • Salesforce Classic/Lightning CRM
  • QuickBooks Enterprise experience

Languages:

  • English (mandatory)
  • Bilingual French/English (preferred)

What We Offer:

Great work environment, competitive pay, full employee benefits, stock options, high career growth capability, and on-going training and development.

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Junior Graphic Designer (3 month contract March - May)

Location: Grimsby, ON

Ackroo is seeking a Junior Graphic Designer for a 3 month contract position. Reporting to the Director of Marketing, the Junior Graphic Designer will support both Ackroo’s marketing and sales team efforts. You will be working with a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team. You should be self-motivated, energetic, and have a passion for marketing, advertising and design.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the marketing and sales team to develop creative concepts and content for digital advertising, social media, promotional videos and sales collateral including presentations and brochures
  • Design email marketing and POP material for clients across the automotive, retail, hospitality and petroleum industries
  • Implement consistent design across all corporate assets using established brand guidelines
  • Complete photoshop tasks such as colour correction, retouching, compositing, clipping path creation and masking images
  • Prepare final artwork files for print suppliers and ensure seamless hand-off
  • Support production coordination with print suppliers
  • Project manage and coordinate the development of marketing and sales tools
  • Collaborate with marketing team members to design, develop and deploy internal corporate and external email communication campaigns for our client base
  • Update and maintain company website

Required Skills/Qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in Graphic Design
  • 2 – 3 years experience in a graphic and/or web design
  • Proficient in Adobe CC Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat)
  • Proven creative design and production capabilities demonstrated through a portfolio
  • Excellent typography, composition and colour theory skills
  • Strong image editing/photo retouching abilities
  • Experience in graphic design in a marketing, advertising or sales environment
  • Advanced understanding of the pre-press process
  • Superior time management skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver on time
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Professional interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire for continual learning and to stay current with design industry trends
  • Ability to provide, accept, and integrate constructive feedback
  • Stellar attention to detail and accuracy

Skills that will be an asset to the job but are not required:

  • Working knowledge of WordPress or website development
  • Video editing and post-production experience
  • UX/UI design capabilities
  • Knowledge of print production
  • Desire to develop project management and digital advertising projects outside of design
  • Previous experience working in a software, merchant services, payment services, gift card, loyalty, automotive, petroleum, retail and/or hospitality industry position

Languages:

  • English (mandatory)
  • Bilingual French/English (preferred)

What We Offer:

Great work environment and competitive pay. There is a possibility that this job will extend beyond the initial 3 month contract and may also extend into a full time permanent position.

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Full-Stack Software Developer (Ruby/ Rails)

Location: Ottawa, ON or Hamilton, ON Area (combination of home office and in-office)

We seek a Full Stack Developer for a permanent full time position at one of Canada’s most exciting and innovative companies (intermediate and senior level). Ackroo is building the next generation of gift card and loyalty rewards payment products. You will be challenged across a wide variety of technologies. You will join a dynamic, fast-paced and highly skilled team working to develop new features to drive sales and support our growing customer base. You should have a passion for software development and a desire to pursue excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Be a key member of our growing development team
  • Challenge and improve our product and processes via Design and Development tasks
  • Develop new features in one or more of our products

Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails or other scripting style languages (PHP, Python)
  • Knowledge of web development technologies (HTML5/Javascript//CSS/jQuery …)
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming and Design concepts
  • Knowledge of SQL
  • Positive attitude with a desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong ability to work in a team and ability to learn quickly
  • Must have strong written/verbal communication skills
  • University Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience

Experience in any of the following would be considered an asset:

  • Ideally 2-5 years of experience working on a software development team
  • Knowledge of RESTful Web Services interfaces
  • Experience developing on Windows/Linux
  • Experience with Agile development process
  • Advanced MySQL experience
  • Experience with other programming languages/frameworks (.NET/ PHP/C++…)
  • Knowledge of .NET Development Framework
  • Payments Knowledge – POS terminals, POS systems, credit/debit/gift/loyalty transactions processing
  • Cloud Infrastructure and Continuous Integration tools (e.g AWS, Heroku, Github)

Income Range:

• Intermediate: $60,000 to $75,000 per annum

• Senior: $85,000 to $105,000 per annum

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Other skills?

We are always on the look out for great talent! If you don’t see an open opportunity that you are interested in, email us your resume for future consideration.

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Why work with us?

Ackroo is building the next generation of gift card and loyalty rewards payment products and services.  We have quickly become a market leader with our simplified and consolidated approach to the market and so we are looking for results driven superstars to join our growing team.  We want problem solvers, strategic thinkers and individuals who are eager to make a difference in our exciting company.

Full Benefits

Your health matters to us! We offer benefits for dental, health, and more.

Stock Options

We believe everyone should have skin in the game so everyone is an owner

Vacation/Flex Time

We believe in work life balance so all employees get 3 weeks’ vacation plus 3 business days off at Christmas

Innovation Week

Once a year we get together to focus on building innovation and do projects that are not a part of our regular operating plan

Snack Shack

We not only have a virtual “snack shack” to demo our product to our customers we actually have a real one at each office.

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