Careers

Programmer

Position Summary

If you’re a talented applications programmer looking for hands-on interaction with information delivery, direct mail data, email marketing & social media technology development and are interested in joining a growing organization, Direct Choice is waiting to hear from you. We are looking for a career-minded Programmer with knowledge of direct mail programming – address sortation using address management processing software, such as BCC. Experience in SQL, MS Access, Visual Basic, Crystal Reports, MS Office. Knowledge of HTML, XML, email platforms and internet programming languages a plus.

Our IT department is experiencing rapid growth which will create opportunity for advancement and continued learning. These areas include digital marketing, data analytics and more.

Submit resumes to: careers@directchoiceinc.com

Job Title

Programmer

Reporting Relationship

Senior Programmer

Agency Descriptions

Founded in 1995, Direct Choice is an award-winning marketing firm that partners with brands in highly regulated industries (health care, pharmaceuticals, financial services, retail) looking to expand their influence and revenue positions through our data-driven marketing programs and creative strategies.

We’re a full-service agency that supports our clients with a wide spectrum of services in traditional media (direct mail, telemarketing, print, television, radio, collateral), digital media (web, email, social, display, remarketing, apps) and complete data analytics solutions. We also provide extensive and cost-effective services in back-end support (printing, fulfillment, rebate processing, and lead processing, distribution, disposition and tracking).

Principle Accountabilities

  • Data file conversion, data reformatting, CASS/NCOA certification and postal/presort processing, postage statements, merge/purge, data hygiene, database management, data audit Reporting, QC/QA and formatting for personalization
  • Responsible for development, maintenance, documentation and execution of code modules /software tools
  • Processing systems and software to create output production files and other files/reports
  • Ensure accuracy between client data, personalization instructions and final output
  • Review program specifications to identify time constraints and report potential trouble spots to management. Communicating with the Production, Client Services, Vendors, etc. regarding job criteria and specifications
  • Execute and prioritize all projects assigned in order to meet deadlines
  • Support Client Services by reviewing DP instructions and sharing technical knowledge
  • Ensure accuracy of all processed data and system related reports
  • Additional skills in small network administration and Adobe Suite desired but not required
  • Researching postal regulations
  • Manage multiple tasks

Competencies Required

  • Detail oriented
  • Flexible
  • Reliable
  • Creative
  • Strategic
  • Service oriented
  • Team player
  • Honest
  • Collaborative
  • Confident
  • Customer focused
  • Have a sense of humor

Qualities You Need

  • Minimum of 5 years programming experience
  • BS Degree in computer sciences or related field required from an accredited university
  • Working knowledge of Windows 7 & 8, SQL, MS Access, Visual Basic, Crystal Reports and MS Office applications are essential
  • Familiar with SQL databases, BCC’s Mail Manager 2010, Merge/Purge Processes and USPS regulations
  • Detail Oriented
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Team-Oriented

Rewarding Your Performance

  • Competitive salary based on experience, plus bonus opportunities
  • Paid employee health benefits
  • 401(k) Plan

Submit resumes to: careers@directchoiceinc.com

Direct Choice, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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