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Careers at Mongoose

Client Love

Around our office, there’s one phrase that’s used over and over: “Client Love.” It’s because we love our clients. We go the extra mile to support them. And we truly feel that our success is only realized when our clients learn from our insights, get extraordinary results with our products, and excel at their jobs.

This Client Love seeps into every aspect of who we are: our client communications, our support processes, our publications, our products, our people. Everything.

Our Team

Mongoose employees are given flexibility to work from home as needed in order to maintain a healthy work/life balance. When in the office, we converge at 6506 East Quaker, Suite 202 because we kind of enjoy each other.

We intentionally keep our team small, and refuse to hire anyone who is not a rockstar (is that legal?). Since Mongoose’s inception in 2009, we’ve grown tremendously in number of clients, quality of work, and level of service. Can’t stop. Won’t stop.

Open Positions

Part-Time Bookkeeper

About the position
We have an immediate opening for a part-time, entry-level bookkeeper. Experience in the following areas is preferred, but not mandatory:

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Invoicing
  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets
  • Banking and running errands
  • Basic bookkeeping skills
  • General office support
  • Sales and marketing support

Flexible hours
While we do offer flexibility with work schedules, we need someone we can rely on to work 20-25 hours per week. Normal business hours for us are Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.

Hourly rate
$15/hour

How to apply
Interested? Please send your résumé and cover letter to our operations manager:

Copywriter

About the position
Mongoose is looking for the perfect writer* to propel our content strategy forward. As a thought leader in the higher education industry, it is imperative for Mongoose to continue publishing relevant, timely, and helpful content for both current and prospective clients. Hiring an experienced, full-time writer has quickly become a priority.

*Perfect writer: someone who can transform big ideas, diverse topics, and complex trains of thought into smart, digestible, and interesting written works of all shapes and sizes. Oh, and this person should know how to have fun and ensure the reader has fun as well.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Write engaging copy
  • Research, understand, and ultimately write in the same vernacular as our target audiences
  • Generate creative ideas to help reach company goals
  • Work with various internal departments to perfect pre-existing copy
  • Assist with development of an overarching content strategy
  • Push the boundaries; dare us to cut something that seems outside the lines

Expectations

  • Positive, team player attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Proofreading your own work is a major plus
  • Preferred knowledge of writing for SEO and AdWords / paid social advertising
  • Experience writing for Higher Ed a plus
  • 5+ years marketing/advertising business experience preferred

The range of writing needs is ever-growing. Below are areas where the ideal writer will add immediate value. We envision our full-time writer covering most of these responsibilities. That said, we also envision supplementing with more specialized freelance writers as needed.  Where this falls is all dependent on the core competency of the selected full-time writer. Read: we'll build around what you do best.

  • Blog post/articles (primary)
  • Email marketing
  • Website updates
  • Whitepapers
  • Webinar scripts and content
  • Social posts
  • Branded collateral
  • Internal and external presentations
  • Calls for proposals
  • Media releases
  • Product marketing
  • Event marketing

Interested? Send us something you think will impress us.

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