Working For BigFish Capital

BigFish Capital is a start up Venture Capitalist company. Our main goal is to create and fund companies that help people; as we grow as an investment firm this will be our #1 focus in vetting companies. Currently we have an office in Houston and have a few employees working from home in Boulder. We are looking for people who are willing be located in or around Boulder as we grow so we can open a full time office.

BigFish Capital believes in working smarter hours, not longer ones. We don’t have a vacation policy, we expect you to get your work done and take the time you need to recharge and be the best employee you can be. We also occasionally work through the weekends and have been found emailing back and forth well after bedtime. We see company ski trips, a dog-friendly office, and many happy hours in our future.

If we do not have an open position that fits your qualifications but you are interested in working for us send us an email outlining your experience, career goals, and why you are interested in working for BigFish Capital

Email careers [at] bigfishcapital [dot] com to apply.

 

PPC Manager

We look for a few key attributes in our employees. As a start up we need people who can handle multiple tasks of all levels, speak up when room for improvement is noticed, and buckle down to get new campaigns online as soon as possible. We have an all hands on deck policy; which means if there is a task that needs doing, everyone and anyone is willing to pounce on it. But your main responsibility would be creating, monitoring, and contributing to the success of our online paid marketing campaigns.

You will be responsible for developing, managing, and reporting on multiple campaigns for at least three of our start up companies in the legal, precious metals, and firearms industries. You will strategically and tactically manage all paid online marketing channels. We hope you have a real passion for the numbers and can craft paid marketing plans with effective results. You will work closely with our content and social media manager to ensure that all campaigns compliment each other. Our PPC campaigns have been minimal so they would be yours to start from the ground up. Our ideal candidate can hit the ground running, ask for help with they need it, and make executive decisions on the tasks assigned to them.

Perks

  • Exciting opportunity to be part of a successful VC firm from the ground floor
  • Quarterly bonuses when objectives are met
  • Yearly review schedule with possibility of salary increase
  • Ability to work from home when needed
  • No vacation policy — get your work done and take the time off that you need and deserve

Responsibilities:

  • Execute tests, collect and analyze data, and identify trends and insights in order to achieve maximum ROI on paid search campaigns
  • Monitor and report weekly on all PPC initiatives and campaigns
  • Formulate a budget, manage campaign expenses, and estimate monthly costs or changes in cost
  • Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion, and optimization within our given industries
  • Research and implement new best practice trends
  • Research and analyze our competitor’s strategies

Qualifications

  • Proven SEM experience managing successful PPC campaigns across the web
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversions, and online customer acquisition
  • Experience with bid management and website analytics tools
  • Extensive knowledge on relevant and up-to-date SEM best practices
  • Possible added Responsibilities
  • Develop a comprehensive link building strategy
  • Work with editorial and marketing teams to drive SEO in content creation
  • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords
  • Work with content manager to be sure you both feel that copy and landing pages are optimized for SEM

Nice to have added Qualifications

  • Minimal CSS and HTML proficiency
  • Design skills to create display advertisements

Please provide resume and examples of work. If you are serious about this opening please include a short paragraph talking about yourself and why you think you’d be a good fit.

Web Developer Extraordinaire

We currently work with multiple freelance designers, copywriters, and web developers as well as a few contracted web development companies. We are looking to bring someone on full time who would start as a web developer but hopefully rise to CTO after a few months of proven work.

We’re looking for someone who can manage multiple contracted developers, as well as get into the code themselves. As we are in the start up stage, we are looking for someone who can handle multiple tasks of all levels, speak up when room for improvement is noticed, and buckle down to get websites and new functionality online as soon as possible. We have an all hands on deck policy which means if there is a task that needs doing, everyone and anyone is willing to pounce on it. Ideal candidate can hit the ground running and will devote themselves to the success of these sites.

Perks

  • Exciting¬†opportunity to be part of a successful VC firm from the ground floor
  • Possible stake in companies or profit sharing down the line
  • Yearly¬†review schedule with possibility of salary increase
  • Ability to work from home when needed
  • No vacation policy – get your work done and take the time off that you need and feel you deserve

Qualifications:

  • Proven web development experience
  • Magento expert
  • Design and UI experience a plus

Please provide resume and examples of work. If you are serious about this opening please include a short paragraph talking about yourself and why you think you’d be a good fit.

Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: Boulder, CO
Required experience: Web Development: 5 years
Required education: Bachelor’s

Email careers [at] bigfishcapital [dot] com to apply.