Careers

Want to join the TapOnIt Team?

TapOnIt is always on the lookout for talent to add to our growing team. If you feel that you possess the skills to join a fast-moving the startup, show us what you’ve got! We are looking for motivated self-starters that thrive in a collaborative and ever-changing environment.

Job Type: Full-time

The position is on-site, applicants must be willing to commute or relocate. We are currently seeking Advertising Sales Executives in Des Moines (IA), Cedar Rapids (IA), and Dubuque (IA)

Do you love finding the coolest experiences in your city and sharing them with your friends? Do you want a #workfromhome gig with a fast paced start up – recently named one of the Top 100 Most Fundable Companies on Pepperdine’s 2020 list? Would you thrive in a sales role where you help merchants reach their target customer – with the right offer at the right time? It may be time for you to interview with TapOnIt!

We are currently growing our company by leaps and bounds. We are already live in 40+ cities bringing amazing mobile offers to the masses. We are looking for driven and fun rock stars who want to be a part of something amazing.

Imagine being at a booming tech start up but not paying that Silicon Valley living expenses to work in a cutting edge company!

If you are a proven closer, with a track record of success, a desire to connect with the best merchants in your city to help them leverage TapOnIt Tech to reach their customers, we want to talk to you.

Send us a pitch on why you would be a rising star in your city.

TapOnIt is an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status




    Job Type: Full-time

    Location: Davenport, Iowa

    Position is in-house, applicants must be willing to commute or relocate.

    If you’re a dynamic Inside Sales Executive looking to join a fast-growing tech startup then this may be the right opportunity for you!

    TapOnIt is a leader in the mobile advertising and marketing industry. Our unique text messaging platform drives awareness and traffic to local businesses while making it easy for consumers to save money. We have a constantly growing database of local users that have opted in to receive offers and promotions from local businesses via text.

    Driven by an entrepreneur with expertise in digital advertising and building user opt-in databases, the company is experiencing significant growth and is looking for an experienced inside sales executive to join our expanding team.

    Position Objective

    The primary responsibility of a TapOnIt Inside Sales Executive is to increase revenue through cold calls, account management and overall revenue driving activities. This position directly impacts and is responsible for achieving or exceeding their revenue goal in the market.

    • Cold calling; making multiple outbound calls to potential clients
    • Understanding client needs and offering solutions and support
    • Researching potential leads from business directories, web searches, or digital resources
    • Qualifying leads from digital campaigns, conferences, references, tradeshows, etc
    • Creating and maintaining a list/database of prospect clients
    • Presenting and delivering information to potential clients
    • Answering potential client questions and follow-up call questions
    • Working with sales team when closing sale
    • Tracking weekly, monthly, and quarterly performance and sales metrics
    • Maintaining database (CRM, Excel, etc.) of prospective client information
    • Closing sales and working with client through closing process

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Degree in Sales, Marketing or Business preferred; or equivalent work experience in media related business.
    • Sales experience, preferably in an inside sales environment
    • Prior experience in digital marketing sales
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and rapidly growing start up, managing multiple priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
    • Authorization to work in the United States

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Knowledge of the mobile industry and text messaging
    • Knowledge of competitive media landscape; use for new business development and sales analysis
    • Highly motivated, self-starting individual with initiative and drive to succeed
    • Ability to close new business and exceed sales targets
    • Experience cold calling and other prospecting techniques
    • Successful track record of pushing past rejection and achieving results
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to build and deliver effective presentations
    • Strong networking and community involvement skills
    • Eagerness to learn, continually seeking to improve sales skills
    • Strong time management and follow up skills
    • Computer and software experience with MS Office programs including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

    What we offer:

    • A startup environment that is fast-paced, agile and collaborative with few rigid boundaries
    • Competitive compensation package with bonus opportunities
    • Health Insurance
    • Paid Time Off
    • A company culture that values employees’ unique skills and allows them to grow
    • Equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status




      Job Type: Full-time

      Location: Davenport, IA. Position is in-house, applicants must be willing to commute or relocate.

      What we do:
      TapOnIt is revolutionizing the way businesses attract and connect with customers via their powerful messaging platform. A female-founded company launched in April 2015 by Katie Castillo-Wilson and her sister Sara Castillo, TapOnIt has quickly emerged as a leader in message tech space and is ramping up for exponential growth.

      How? We leverage direct messages (SMS / MMS) and a rich mobile web interface to deliver meaningful communications to targeted & smart audiences. With text messages having a 99% open-rate – including 90% opened within three minutes of being received – TapOnIt technology delivers immediate visibility and results for brands at a fraction of the cost of traditional forms of advertising. Our tech has continued to evolve over the last five years, and our branded product, TapOnIt Deals, has provided valuable insight and a proven record of success.

      You’ll spend time on:

      • Maintaining data warehouse
      • Performing quality control tests
      • Developing external web services
      • Utilizing REST APIs to integrate with 3rd party systems
      • Being part of a highly motivated team working with agile methodologies
      • Working in an innovative and fast moving environment

      Minimum qualifications:

      • BSc/MSc in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Machine Learning or similar quantitative discipline
      • 2-3 years of experience in a Data Engineering or similar role
      • Working experience in SQL (SQL Server, PostgreSQL)
      • Familiarity with Linux systems will be considered as a plus

      Preferred qualifications:

      • Knowledge of the mobile industry and text messaging
      • Able to work in an agile environment
      • Excellent oral and written English communication skills, willing to work and coordinate with multiple teams for solution delivery
      • Excellent leadership skills and ability to drive solutions, take initiative, meet deadlines and deliver results.

      What we offer:

      • A startup environment that is fast-paced, agile and collaborative with few rigid boundaries
      • Meaningful, hi-tech projects that make a difference
      • Competitive compensation package with bonus opportunities
      • Health Insurance
      • Paid Time Off
      • Training according to your desired path and development needs
      • Free coffee, snacks & company swag
      • Casual dress code, because we want you to feel comfortable
      • Hypoallergenic office dog:)
      • A company culture that values employees’ unique skills and allows them to grow
      • Equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.




        Job Type: Full-time

        Location: Davenport, IA. Position is in-house, applicants must be willing to commute or relocate.

        What we do:
        TapOnIt is revolutionizing the way businesses attract and connect with customers via their powerful messaging platform. A female-founded company launched in April 2015 by Katie Castillo-Wilson and her sister Sara Castillo, TapOnIt has quickly emerged as a leader in message tech space and is ramping up for exponential growth.

        How? We leverage direct messages (SMS / MMS) and a rich mobile web interface to deliver meaningful communications to targeted & smart audiences. With text messages having a 99% open-rate – including 90% opened within three minutes of being received – TapOnIt technology delivers immediate visibility and results for brands at a fraction of the cost of traditional forms of advertising. Our tech has continued to evolve over the last five years, and our branded product, TapOnIt Deals, has provided valuable insight and a proven record of success.

        You’ll spend time on:

        • Developing mobile and desktop web applications using Javascript, HTML, CSS, modern JS frameworks such as Node.js, Vue.js, Restify and PHP/Laravel
        • Working with cloud services and infrastructure (AWS),
        • Updating relational databases schemas (MS SQL Server)
        • Managing in-memory key-value data stores (Redis)
        • Deploying updates in AWS
        • Analyzing biz requirements and designing software features in microservices environment
        • Modern software engineering environment (bitbucket, jira, confluence)

         

        The ideal candidate has the following:

        Minimum qualifications:

        • Associate degree / at least 2 years training in Computer Science / IT / Engineering or related field
        • 2 years experience with web development (mobile and desktop web applications), using Javascript, HTML, CSS, modern JS run-time environments (e.g. Node.js)
        • Knowledge of relational databases (MS SQL Server), in-memory key-value data stores (Redis), Amazon Web Services
        • Authorization to work in the United States

        Preferred qualifications:

        • Knowledge of the mobile industry and text messaging
        • Familiarity with the commercial software development process with good software hygiene regarding code documentation, unit testing, bug tracking and branch management (JIRA/confluence/bitbucket)
        • PHP Development skills
        • Self-management and strong prioritization skills
        • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
        • Excellent oral and written English communication skills, developers communicate with customers and key stakeholders directly
        • Highly motivated, team player with a track record of technical leadership and technical collaboration

        What we offer:

        • A startup environment that is fast-paced, agile and collaborative with few rigid boundaries
        • Meaningful, hi-tech projects that make a difference
        • Competitive compensation package with bonus opportunities
        • Health Insurance
        • Paid Time Off
        • Training according to your desired path and development needs
        • Free coffee, snacks & company swag
        • Casual dress code, because we want you to feel comfortable
        • Hypoallergenic office dog:)
        • A company culture that values employees’ unique skills and allows them to grow
        • Equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.




          Job Type: Full-time

          Location: Davenport, IA. Position is in-house, applicants must be willing to commute or relocate.

          What we do:
          TapOnIt is revolutionizing the way businesses attract and connect with customers via their powerful messaging platform. A female-founded company launched in April 2015 by Katie Castillo-Wilson and her sister Sara Castillo, TapOnIt has quickly emerged as a leader in message tech space and is ramping up for exponential growth.

          How? We leverage direct messages (SMS / MMS) and a rich mobile web interface to deliver meaningful communications to targeted & smart audiences. With text messages having a 99% open-rate – including 90% opened within three minutes of being received – TapOnIt technology delivers immediate visibility and results for brands at a fraction of the cost of traditional forms of advertising. Our tech has continued to evolve over the last five years, and our branded product, TapOnIt Deals, has provided valuable insight and a proven record of success.

          You’ll spend time on:

          • Developing mobile and desktop web applications using Javascript, HTML, CSS, modern JS frameworks such as Node.js, Vue.js and Restify
          • Working with cloud services and infrastructure (AWS),
          • Updating relational databases schemas (MS SQL Server)
          • Managing in-memory key-value data stores (Redis)
          • Deploying updates in AWS
          • Analyzing biz.requirements and designing software features in microservices environment
          • Modern software engineering environment (Bitbucket, Jira, Confluence)

          We are looking for a strong engineer with experience designing and building REST API’s and delivering within a production environment.

          Minimum qualifications:

          • BA/BS degree / at least 4 years’ experience in Computer Science / IT / Engineering or related field
          • 4 years’ experience with web development (mobile and desktop web applications), using Node.js Javascript, HTML, CSS, modern JS run-time environments (e.g. Node.js)
          • Knowledge of relational databases (MS SQL Server), in-memory key-value data stores (Redis), Amazon Web Services
          • Authorization to work in the United States
          • Strong knowledge of API development
          • Strong knowledge of the node frameworks (Express, rectify)
          • Knowledge of UI development (Vue)
          • Strong knowledge of web services (Restful)
          • Good knowledge of relation database, specifically (PostgreSQL)
          • Technical expertise in the design, development, coding, testing, and debugging of software.

          Preferred qualifications:

          • Knowledge of the mobile industry and text messaging
          • Knowledge of third-party apps such as Shopify and Mailchimp considered a plus
          • Familiarity with the commercial software development process with good software hygiene regarding code documentation, unit testing, bug tracking and branch management
          • Able to work in an agile environment such as SCRUM
          • Excellent oral and written English communication skills, willing to work and coordinate with multiple teams for solution delivery
          • Excellent leadership skills and ability to drive solutions, take initiative, meet deadlines and deliver in a production environment

          What we offer:

          • A startup environment that is fast-paced, agile and collaborative with few rigid boundaries
          • Meaningful, hi-tech projects that make a difference
          • Competitive compensation package with bonus opportunities
          • Health Insurance
          • Paid Time Off
          • Training according to your desired path and development needs
          • Free coffee, snacks & company swag
          • Casual dress code, because we want you to feel comfortable
          • Hypoallergenic office dog:)
          • A company culture that values employees’ unique skills and allows them to grow
          • Equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.




            Job Type: Paid Internship- Part Time Flexible Hours- Spring 2021

            Location: Davenport, Iowa

            Position is in-house

            Do you love finding the coolest places and experiences in your city and sharing them with your friends? Do you want a gig (in the QC, not Silicon Valley) at a fast paced startup – recently named Top 100 Most Fundable Companies on Pepperdine’s 2020 list. TapOnIt has the best marketing tools and the largest audience in town. You will gain invaluable sales experience including researching potential clients, setting appointments, how to navigate the creative processes/onboard new clients, and more.

            We are currently growing our company by leaps and bounds nationally. We need one driven, committed, and fun rockstar intern to be a part of something amazing. Plus, interning at a cutting edge tech startup is pretty great for your future resume!

            Just a few qualifications: 

            • You are currently pursuing a degree in Sales – because you love sales!
            • You know that TapOnIt is not an APP – it’s texting because everyone loves that!
            • You know how to parallel park your car in The Village of East Davenport (because that’s where our office is)
            • Authorization to work in the United States (rules, rules)

            Equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.




              Job Type: Paid Internship- Part Time Flexible Hours- Spring 2021 

              Location: Davenport, Iowa

              Position is in-house

              Do you love helping people save money while experiencing the coolest places and things in your town? Are you crazy about graphic design, social media, and staying up to date with the trends? Do you want a gig (in the QC, not Silicon Valley) at a fast paced startup – recently named Top 100 Most Fundable Companies on Pepperdine’s 2020 list. TapOnIt provides the best deals in town in a way that people will actually see them—via text! 

              We are currently growing our company by leaps and bounds nationally. We need one driven, committed, and uber creative rockstar intern to be a part of something amazing. Plus, interning at a cutting edge tech startup is pretty great for your future resume!

              You will gain invaluable marketing and graphic design experience including print, digital, social, and text advertising design, social campaign creation, implementation, and optimization, and learning the ins and outs of working with a fast paced marketing team to increase database opt-ins and brand recognition. 

              Just a few qualifications: 

              • You are currently pursuing a degree in Graphic Design or Marketing. Must have graphic design experience. 
              • Can provide a student portfolio of creative work, showing art direction, graphic design and creative skills across multiple channels (offline and online.)
              • Working knowledge of design software including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
              • You know that TapOnIt is not an APP – it’s texting because everyone loves that!
              • You know how to parallel park your car in The Village of East Davenport (because that’s where our office is)
              • Authorization to work in the United States (rules, rules)

              Equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.




                Job Type: Full Time

                The position is on-site, applicants must be willing to commute or relocate

                Are you crazy passionate about graphic design, social media, customer service and collaborating with an awesome, dedicated team? Do you want a gig (in the QC, not Silicon Valley) at a fast paced startup – recently named Top 100 Most Fundable Companies on Pepperdine’s 2020 list. TapOnIt provides the best deals in town in a way that people will actually see them—via text!

                Our team is growing by one driven, committed, and uber creative person that wants to be a part of something amazing. If you want to be the one, send us your resume with a letter describing why you think you’re the perfect fit for the TapOnIt team.

                 

                Your daily focus will be:

                • Design ads for marketing, social media, and text campaigns
                • Social media campaigns, including creation, implementation, and optimization
                • Assist our market leaders and sales representatives on client needs, sometimes with short deadlines
                • Customer service for our corporate and reseller markets
                • Write blogs, collaborate on ideas and contribute to special projects

                 

                Must have qualifications:

                • Graphic designing experience, degree, or professional training
                • Experience in an advertising and marketing related fields preferred
                • Proficient with Adobe In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Suite, G-Suite, etc.
                • Thrive in a fast paced and rapidly growing start up while managing multiple priorities in a deadline-oriented environment
                • Ability to work independently and follow through on projects with minimum instruction
                • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
                • Must be a self-starter, highly motivated and ready to take initiative
                • You know how to parallel park your car in The Village of East Davenport (because that’s where our office is)
                • Authorization to work in the United States (Rules, rules)

                Company perks offered:

                • We pay 75% our employee’s health insurance and we offer dental, vision and life as options
                • Paid time off, holiday breaks, and birthdays
                • Casual dress code, because we want you to feel comfortable
                • Hypoallergenic office dog: Ollie, Chief Barketing Officer
                • Education, training, supportive teammates, co-workers and leaders that will encourage you to accomplish your goals
                • Growth in your career and increases in salary when you exceed expectations at benchmark reviews

                 

                TapOnIt provides equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.




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