Not Jobs. Careers.

"This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead of a feverish, selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.

I want to be thoroughly used up when I die, for the harder I work the more I live. I rejoice in life for its own sake. Life is no “brief candle” for me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations."

George Bernard Shaw

Welcome to
Purpose-Driven Work

Are you looking for a career that can bring you a true sense of fulfillment? New North is a digital marketing agency that is focused on growing a strong culture of performance and fun in a fast-paced, high energy environment. We’re on a mission, and we’re looking for people who want something bigger than just a paycheck.

Our team members bring collective experiences that shape our working environment to suit our needs, while helping us get work done for our clients to the best of our ability. Each team member contributes to and is responsible for the health of our culture, and we all stand firm in our belief in working as a team.

We are a company grounded in the Christian values of honesty, integrity, kindness, and social responsibility. We strive to model “do unto others as you would have them do to you” in all we do. This is reflected in how we conduct our business and how we care for our employees and clients — our greatest assets.

Benefits

Personal

  • Competitive Pay
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Health Insurance
  • Parking Assistance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Family Friendly Benefits
  • Hybrid Remote-Office Locations

Culture

  • Start-Up Mindset
  • Fun, Cool Work Environment
  • Downtown Location
  • Free Snacks, Coffee, High-Fives
  • Growth-Oriented
  • Lots of Laughs
  • Running Meetings

Company

  • E.O.S. / Traction Company
  • Values-Driven Company
  • Straight Talking
  • Growth-Oriented
  • Fast-Paced Environment
  • Industry Leader

We believe that we’re called to make a difference in our community and in the world.

Our goal is to reach 3M in annual revenue so that we can impact 3M lives for Christ.

Learn More About Our Mission

Our Core Values

These are more than just catchy slogans. Our values are words we live by. They permeate everything we do as a company.


Core Value:
Do the right thing.

The right thing might not be easy, it might not be cheap, and it might not be in the contract, but it’s what is needed. It might be a hard conversation about a business model that doesn’t work or realizing that we have to start over to get it right. We’ve got stories; some are too hard to tell, and some are the basis of 12-year client relationships. Yet in every case, doing the right thing is something we decide every morning at 9am when we open our doors. It continues all day, every day. It’s who we are.


Core Value:
Be responsive.

We build relationships with the best B2B technology companies – but the truth is that you can’t trust a relationship if you can’t trust you’ll get a response when you need one. When you work with us, you’ll have that trust. We never leave our clients hanging and we’re always there to answer crucial questions, for you or your team. We’ve promised to be there every step of the way, from vision to destination. That’s just how we do it. Email, texts, calls, whatever – we’re with you to make it happen. We’re there when you need us.


Core Value:
Remain teachable.

We know a lot, but we don’t know it all – sorry. We’ve learned early on that working with our clients is a partnership. Our experience and our ongoing learning are all focused on bringing more to the table each time we work with a client. Every day, every meeting, every campaign, we strive to build on our momentum for success. Our clients are brilliant in their own right, and when we work with clients who know their stuff, the combination can set the world on fire. We strive to never get ahead of ourselves, knowing that there is something new to learn around every corner.


Core Value:
Work passionately.

Nothing great has ever been accomplished by people who don’t care. Impacts are made by people doing what they love – and we love what we do. We believe helping businesses grow through marketing matters, and we want to do it as well as we possibly can. Yet we also strive to maintain a healthy perspective on our work: to make sure it remains a purpose-driven love and doesn’t become an unhealthy burden. We believe in the value of rest; we also believe that passion makes hard work easy. It’s what drives us to share ideas, solve problems, and create results. And it just might set the world on fire.


Core Value:
Make it a "9."

Winston Churchill once said, "Perfection is the enemy of progress." This value is our commitment to progress toward excellence. It’s also a reminder that chasing some subjective perspective of perfection leads to failure. To make work a “9”, we have to define the goal of each piece of work. Only then can we create something that’s as good as it can possibly be. We’re committed to providing the most value for our clients rather than deliberating on degrees of subjective perfection. We’re committed to avoiding waste. Most of all, we’re committed to getting the right results – again and again.

Ready to See our Open Positions?

At New North we are always looking to meet the best and brightest in the industry - those passionate about marketing and doing purpose-driven work. Take a look at our positions and apply to the one that fits your skills, experience, and passions.


WordPress Developer

New North is currently seeking a motivated, hands-on WordPress (PHP/MySQL/LAMP) developer to join its team. New North works on developing digital solutions for customer retention for both agency and client needs.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for working on the development of all digital needs as well as the deployment, testing, debugging and troubleshooting for our various projects. He/she will help design, develop, maintain and optimize secure and scalable multi-tier digital applications.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Excellent skill with PHP as an object-oriented language
  • Experience with relational database design and development
  • Ability to write MySQL queries and manage databases
  • Work with internal teams to develop front-end XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Ability to architect applications from requirement documents
  • Understanding of browser-specific compatibility issues
  • Management of GIT versioning repositories
  • Real-world experience with WordPress

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Experience with jQuery JavaScript library
  • Understanding of REST and other APIs
  • Understanding of Linux/Apache server setup and maintenance

EXPERIENCE + EDUCATION
1-3 years of experience with PHP and MySQL
1-3 years of experience with XHTML/CSS/JavaScript
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience

Marketing Strategist

You have been playing strategic roles in the marketing world for several years now, but you are looking for a role where you can really make a difference.

You want to find a role that strikes a balance between strategizing for the big picture and getting your hands dirty. You love vision-casting, but you also want out on the field.

Not only that, but you want to work with people who are passionate about what they do. Honestly, you want to work with people who are better than you so you can grow.

Clients love working with you because, frankly, you ‘get it’.

We have been building our agency for over 13 years, and we need to add to our team. We are working with brands in the B2B tech space across the nation as we become a household name in the space. We want you along for the ride.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits, etc., but we know you want more.

If this sounds like you, we should meet.

IF YOU LOVE…

  • Developing marketing strategies for clients that drive real, measurable results.

  • Engaging with clients and delivering your expertise with confidence, expertly managing expectations.

  • Guiding teams through the successful execution of projects and marketing initiatives.

  • Building strong relationships with clients as you learn more about their business.

  • Working with your team to manage the execution of your set deliverables.

  • Getting your hands dirty and executing some of the work you planned out.

… then this is the position for you! You are the go-to resource for all things related to clients – how their business works, what their priorities are, and what our strategy is for getting there.

WHAT YOU HAVE PROBABLY DONE…

  • You received a BA/BS in something like Business, Marketing, Communications, Advertising, etc.

  • You have worked for 3+ years in a strategic marketing role – ideally, in a B2B or technology.

  • You have many examples of successful marketing campaigns, and you can tie your work back to the bottom-line results it generated.

  • You have worked with several different segments of the technology industry (hardware, SaaS, consulting, etc.)

  • You have experience in a variety of marketing channels that may include content creation, email, MarTech, etc.

A DAY IN THE LIFE…

9 am – Arrive at the office in beautiful downtown Frederick, grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee, and have a laugh or two with the team.

10 am – Have our daily all-hands meeting with the team and answer a few questions that the production team had. Great work is accomplished through collaboration.

11 am – You pitch a few new strategic initiatives to a new client (which they loved). Afterward, you and the team bounce additional ideas off each other, and you can’t wait to get started.

12 pm – Lunch outside on our porch where you get to know others on the team a bit more.

1 pm – You sit with the SEM specialist to convey your vision for an upcoming campaign. You leave confident that they will really engage with the client’s audience and can’t wait to see the results.

2 pm – You jump on a call with a client to talk through a whitepaper the team is working on. You review the types of results we expect to drive with it and detail how it will be leveraged.

3 pm – You sit down to document an ABM strategy we will be building in the coming weeks. You were able to leverage a new software that you found out about last month and can’t wait to see how the campaign performs.

4 pm – The whole team comes together, and we have our weekly meeting. We talk big picture, review client feedback, and work through a few issues that popped up throughout the week.

5:30 pm – You wrap up some loose ends and review a few times that were sent over for you to take a look at and head home after what seemed like a fast and productive day.

But every day is not the same. Other days include more client meetings, putting together reports on our work, or deep thinking and brainstorming. Your day is all about driving results for your clients.

WHAT WE ARE OFFERING…

  • A $60,000 to $80,000 salary. The more experience you have, the closer you will be to the upper-end.

  • Health, Dental, and Vision.

  • Flexible schedules that account for being a human being.

  • An annual profit-sharing plan.

  • Cool creative office space located in downtown Frederick MD.

  • A team that is on a mission and loves to work.

  • A chance to be part of something big.

Apply Now

Marketing Content Editor

You find typos around every corner. Your friends and family are tired of hearing about them all, so you just shake your head and move on at this point.

You tell jokes to yourself based on bad ads. You critique advertising to whoever is with you. And puns… well, good puns are rare, and most are just lazy.

You’ve been a content editor for a while now, and you’re feeling the itch to do bigger things – to make a bigger difference with your work.

You’re constantly reminding people about their audience, about simplifying their core message in their writing, and about fixing grammatical errors.

You love being a part of a team, and you’re a natural at helping those around you achieve the vision.

We are looking for someone to blow the doors off our copywriting work. Some of that writing will be done by the Marketing Content Editor, but most of it is guiding the work of others to make good work excellent.

We’ve been working a building an effective marketing firm for over 13 years and now we need to “level up” our copywriting. We are working with brands in the B2B tech space across the nation, as we become a household name in the space. We want you along for the ride.

We offer competitive compensation, benefits, etc, but we know you want more.

If this sounds like you, we should meet.

IF YOU LOVE…

  • turning highly technical topics (networking, cybersecurity, etc.) into engaging, digestible collateral,
  • aligning content to focus on the right audience and message for the given context,
  • developing both long and short-form content that engages readers,
  • proving to unbelievers that the creative side of marketing isn’t “fluff”, it leads to demonstrable results,
  • working alongside designers to produce digital assets that prospects can’t ignore,
  • and working with organizations to determine their persona, messaging strategy, and overall messaging approach,
  • developing great messaging that provokes action and response,

… then this is the position for you! You are the go-to resource for all things messaging and content development–everything from USP workshops to creating irresistible whitepapers that help drive leads for our customers.

WHAT YOU HAVE PROBABLY DONE…

  • You received a BA/BS in something like English, Communications, Marketing, Advertising, Liberal Arts, etc.
  • You have worked for 3+ years in a marketing communications role (marketing copywriter, content strategist, or similar content role), in a B2B or technology context, ideally.
  • You have a solid portfolio of content with clients that demonstrate your experience.
  • You can tie your work back to campaigns that generated bottom-line results.
  • You have created/edited copy for several different segments of the technology industry (hardware, SaaS, consulting, etc.)
  • You have worked with several organizations through messaging workshops, branding exercises, or SEO strategies.

A DAY IN THE LIFE…

9 am – Arrive at the office in beautiful downtown Frederick, grab a cup of freshly roasted coffee, and have a laugh or two with the team.

10 am – Have our daily all-hands meeting with the team. Great work is accomplished through collaboration.

11 am – You walked a client through some whitepaper copy you were part of developing (which they loved). Afterward, you and the team bounce additional ideas off each other, and you can’t wait to see the whitepaper come to life in the design phase.

12 pm – Lunch outside on our porch where you get to know others on the team a bit more.

1 pm – You sit with the SEM specialist and write a few new text ad variations that we needed a quick turnaround on. You leave confident that they will really engage with the client’s audience and can’t wait to see the results.

2 pm – You jump on a call with a contractor to talk through a blog they are working on. You walk through an outline you had put together previously to guide the conversation and clarify the audience in a bit more detail.

3 pm – You sit down to make some adjustments to the content for the homepage of a new website we are building. You come up with a brilliant one-liner to pull visitors in.

4 pm – The whole team comes together, and we have our weekly meeting. We talk big picture, review client feedback, and work through a few issues that popped up throughout the week.

5:30 pm – You wrap up some loose ends on an article you were working on and head home after what seemed like a fast and productive day.

But every day is not the same. Other days include writing newsletters, big pitches, or deep thinking and brainstorming. Your day is all about driving the quality of our creative product to a new level.

WHAT WE ARE OFFERING…

    • A $60,000 to $70,000 salary. The more experience you have, the closer you will be to the upper-end.
    • Health, Dental, and Vision.
    • Flexible schedules that account for being a human being.
    • An annual profit-sharing plan.
    • Cool creative office space located in downtown Frederick MD.
    • A team that is on a mission and loves to work.
    • A chance to be part of something big.

Apply Now

Office Manager

You like to run a tight ship. That’s true for you personally and professionally. Are you imperfect? Of course, but to call you organized is to call water wet.

You find joy in smoothly running finances. and enabling teams to optimally perform without roadblocks is fulfilling to you.

You have been in office administrator/manager roles before, you know QuickBooks Online like the back of your hand, and you feel right at home working with other professionals.

Tackling tasks you haven’t done before isn’t something you dread, it’s something that excites you.

Communication is your strong suit, and you pride yourself on clarity and responsiveness.

You aren’t necessarily looking for a full-time role, but you want a flexible role allowing you to balance work and all the other priorities you have in your life.

If this sounds like you, we should talk.

 

IF YOU LOVE…

  • keeping organized finances through QuickBooks Online, budgeting, and policies,
  • budgeting (and you don’t get why others don’t love it!),
  • managing office operations (equipment management, supply management, building processes, cleaning, etc.),
  • helping onboard new employees and assist current employees with administrative needs (computer set-up, signing documents, etc.),
  • being the first face to greet visitors as they first enter the office,
  • developing, communicating, and enforcing office policies,

… then this is the position for you! You are the oil that keeps things moving smoothly.

 

WHAT YOU HAVE PROBABLY DONE…

  • You have been in an office manager/administrative role for 3+ years
  • You have 4+ years of bookkeeping experience in QuickBooks Online
  • You have been responsible for AP, AR, and daily financial management
  • Managed insurance offerings and administration (health, dental, etc.)
  • You have experience working in professional services firms

A DAY IN THE LIFE…

9 am – Arrive at the office in beautiful downtown Frederick, start the coffee maker, and have a laugh or two with the team.

10 am – Attend the weekly finance meeting with the CEO and Director of Operations to report on core financial benchmarks and discuss any needs

11 am – You wrap up credit card reconciliation from the day before and you get that beautiful feeling when you see the numbers all line-up.

11:30 am – A client comes in, you chat with them for a minute, then show the to the conference room, introducing them to different team members along the way

12 pm – With a new employee starting tomorrow, you get them set up in our HR system, get their laptop set up, and prepare their desk

1 pm – You finalize booking a conference room for an upcoming retreat and get catering scheduled

2 pm – You go home to spend time with your family – that’s the whole reason you wanted a part-time role! There is lots more you could have done, but it will be there for you tomorrow.

Every day is not the same, but this gives you a good idea.

 

WHAT WE ARE OFFERING…

  • $20/hour part-time
  • A flexible schedule that accounts for being a human being.
  • Cool creative office space located in downtown Frederick MD.
  • A team that is on a mission and loves to work.
  • A chance to be part of something big.

Apply Now