holy new people!Conroy Whitney - Ruby on Rails DeveloperJoseph Rishe - Marketing Financial AnalystNina Lorusso - Industrial DesignerNicholas Oxley - Mechanical EngineerChristopher Tran - Community AmbassadorAndrew Erlick - Invention AmbassadorKristen Shaw - Media ProducerCraig Williams - Senior Graphic DesignerCourtney Theese - Invention AmbassadorGregory Lou - Tech Product ManagerZhannah Schonfeld - Tech UI/UXSamantha Engler - Sales CoordinatorJamie Yandolino - PRJulia Verplank - Account ManagerGreg VanHorn - Invention AmbassadorMatt Flemming - Part Time Community LiaisonJustin Lackey - Junior Graphic Designer
open positions:Community:- Head of Community- Community Ambassador (x2)Head of Product LicensingFinance:- ControllerCreative:- Photoshop Expert- Renderer- Photo & Video Star- Junior Graphic Designer (x2)- Packaging DesignerTech:- Front End Developer- UI/Interaction Designer- Ruby on Rails Web Developer (x2)
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since we last spoke:• The New York Times• The NY Daily News• The NY Post• Associated Press• Reuters• Cover of Entrepreneur Magazine
upcoming press:• Martha Stewart Living: September featuring Pivot Power (C. 2,060,304)• Men’s Journal: September featuring Pivot Power (C. 500,000)• In Style: October featuring Pivot Power (C.1,713,800)• PC World: November featuring Pivot Power (C. 3,221,749)• This Old House: November featuring Pivot Power (C. 966,305)• Southern Living: December featuring Switch (C. 2,830,179)• Family Circle: December featuring Switch (C. 3,816,350)• In Style: December featuring Switch (C. 1,713,800)• Vanity Fair : December featuring Switch (C. 1,227,707)
upcoming press:• CBS Early Show – October 1st - Ben will be featuring Quirky products on national morning news talk show with 1.6 million viewers. Products to be features include : Ventu, Solo, Pivot Power, Kosuko, Broom Groomer, Verseur, Tether, Thor, Portion and Apri.• Rachael Ray Show – The winner of this weeks brief will be invited in studio to the Rachael Ray Show on October 12th and crowned the next Quirky Inventor on National Television. The show has 2.6 million daily viewers making it one of the highest rated daytime shows.• CNN – Quirky and Ben will be featured on CNN on Saturday October 15th as part of their• Start Small Think Big Series. Segment will broadcast on CNN and HLN nationwide.• DIY Network – Plug Hub and Pivot Power will be featured in a new series called “I Want That” on the DIY Network that features cool products in cool homes. DIY has an average of 830,000 viewers per show.. Segment will air in October • CNBC –Quirky will be featured as an “In The Making” business story on CNBC’s show , How I made My Millions. The show will be broadcast nationally and internationally. CNBC has 390 million viewers worldwide.
DO:Promote sales of quirky products on websites, twitter, facebook, etcDONT:not ok to use quirky brand to attract attention or to give impression of afﬁliation or endorsementa) no use of "quirky" in domain names, twitter account names, facebook page names, etc.b) no use of quirky stylized branding (logos) in domain names, twitter account names, facebook page names, etc.c) no use of quirky developed content (images, videos, graphics, etc) in domain names, twitter account names,facebook page names, etc.d) no statement of authorization or endorsement by, or afﬁliation with, quirky