DAY ONE
IS MORE
THAN JUST
A NAME

About Us

It's our commitment to innovation and to iteration. It's what motivates us to obsess over our clients' business and to determine creative ways to drive results. It's why we are never done. It's why every day is Day One.

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OUR TEAM

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Alli Friedman,
Senior Account Executive
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Allie Feick,
Junior Designer
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Allison Lean,
Vice President
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Aly Comingore,
Digital Strategist
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Amy Gill,
Director, Human Resources
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Anthony Nitkowski,
Creative Strategist
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Blake Cadwell,
VP, D1A West
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Brad Laney,
President
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Brittany Walsh,
Account Manager
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Cara Dorr,
Senior Director, Digital Strategy
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Caroline Hershey,
Senior Account Executive
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Celina Pereira,
Senior Designer
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Dani Kravette,
Account Coordinator
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Emily Goldman,
Associate Strategist
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Eun Hee Kwon,
Designer
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Evann Clingan,
Director of Digital Strategy
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Fritz Gilbert,
Associate Creative Strategist
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Ginger Pinto,
Director of Operations
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Grant Wenzlau,
Senior Creative Strategist
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Irene Krahling,
Creative Strategist
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Jacquie Vercollone,
Accounting
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Jamie Falkowski,
Managing Director
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Jessica Defilippo,
Vice President
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Jessica Jeffery,
Executive Assistant
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Josh Rosenberg,
Co-founder & CEO
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Julia Chappell,
Senior Account Executive
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Kara Gelber,
Senior Account Executive
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Kristin Compitello,
Assistant Account Executive
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Kristin Kelly,
Account Manager
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Laura Barganier,
VP, Communications
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Lauren Hunziker,
Senior Designer
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Lauren Sachs Gordon,
Account Director
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Leland Grossman,
Associate Creative Strategist
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Liz Lieber,
Account Coordinator
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Liz Sheer,
Account Executive
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Michelle Rizzi,
Associate Digital Strategist
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Natalie Boyajan,
Account Coordinator
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Noe Rios,
Digital Strategist
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Rachel Albright,
VP of Story
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Rob Longert,
Managing Partner
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Samantha Stump,
Senior Account Executive
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Sarah Berkman,
Digital Strategist
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Sarah Tanner,
Account Director
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Sophie Krieger,
Assistant Account Executive
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Stacey Motachwa,
Assistant Account Executive
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Sway Benns,
Creative Strategist
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Tanya Elm,
Vice President
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Taylor Lott,
Associate Digital Strategist
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Toriane Agostino,
Office Manager
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Vincent Cavelli,
Accounting
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Yasamin Haghshenas,
Senior Account Executive
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Zack Schlosberg,
Associate Strategist
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Zeny Shifferaw,
Associate Director, Digital Strategy

WORKING AT DAY ONE

Our company culture is at the core of everything we do. It defines our vibe. It’s what makes Day One, Day One — each and every day.

We offer a highly collaborative environment where smart and passionate people come together to solve creative communications challenges.

It’s no secret; we work hard — but only on the things we love. From the day this agency was created, we vowed to only work on projects that fire us up. And that’s not changing any day soon.

We emphasize and value our relationships — after all, we're powered by them. Our colleagues, clients and partners are the most important part of our business.

Want to join the team? Email us at work@D1A.com

  • VP, Digital Strategy - NYC & LA

    As an agency focused on developing new and original thinking, the VP, Digital Strategy is at the forefront of the work we produce with our clients — collaborating across functions every day to shape stories and to identify new and compelling mediums to present them in.
    This role will work across and in collaboration with both our strategy and creative/design teams in both New York and Los Angeles, helping to drive forward the vision and reporting into the Managing Director in New York. The most successful members of the team are those that are comfortable adapting to an ever-changing environment and that can bring enthusiasm and original thinking to Day One.

    The right candidate will represent a mix of creative thinking and strategic reasoning alongside strong written and verbal skills to articulate not only their ideas but also the value behind them. As a senior member of the team, your responsibility will be across both vertical work and conceptual ideation, leading the charge on projects and providing your expertise to all components of the process — assessing project feasibility, assigning work, resourcing, project planning, and interfacing directly with clients.

    You have the opportunity in this position to help shape the future at Day One, to define the potential of our work and to create an agency unlike any other.

    Role + Responsibility:
    • Develop & ideate on both campaigns and on-going projects, thinking through channel specific needs and holistic opportunities for clients
    • Quickly dive into current initiatives, supporting in the creation of editorial frameworks, calendars and presentations
    • Capacity to audit, research and analyze outside materials in shaping new ideas
    • Work directly with team members across design, strategy and communications, participating or overseeing projects as needed
    • Brainstorm and bring a point of view, contributing ideas and creative executions to solve problems in unexpected ways, translating them in ways that make them feel simple
    • Collaborate on New Business opportunities, working with tapped team members to shape RFP and pitch responses. This may include attending briefing sessions, leading creative thinking and driving work presentations back to prospective clients
    • Be on top of the changing social, digital and cultural landscape — looking for untapped opportunities and thinking to bring to our work

    Skill + Experience:
    • Capacity to think through both tactics and the big picture, able to articulate the why and the how
    • 7–10 years agency or comparable experience, managing or contributing to creative ideation and campaign/asset execution
    • Understanding of both major and emerging social platforms
    • Strong written/verbal communication
    • Conceptual thinking, editorially minded
    • Enthusiasm for digital communication with a consumer/people-first approach
    • Design and presentation abilities (Keynote and Adobe Suite are your friend)
    A passion for photography, videography, programming or other creative outlets a plus

    Apply
  • Associate Digital Strategist - NYC

    We’re looking for a full-time junior digital / influencer marketing specialist to help build on our offering at Day One in New York. At Day One, the Strategy team helps to lead accounts and projects, collaborating across functions to shape and share concepts, approaches, and tactics for our clients.

    The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the influencer marketing realm with experience creating, managing and overseeing influencers, the content approval process and being able to craft basic reporting decks.

    The Highlights
    • Help drive the end-to-end execution of influencer marketing campaigns
    • Research and identify key influencers, bloggers and online media within designated verticals
    • Work closely with the team to own the day-to-day operations of active influencer campaigns, including influencer outreach/communications, influencer contract negotiations, content development management, campaign reporting and influencer invoicing
    • Support team lead in building influencer-marketing strategies that support long-term, qualified brand engagements
    • Identify, establish and manage ongoing opportunities for brands to engage with influencers
    • Understand and implement proper compliance with FTC guidelines for brand activities

    Skills + Experience:
    • At least 1+ years experience working agency or client side with knowledge of media and/or influencer tools and frameworks in an account management, media strategist or marketing role
    • Experience working closely with several types of teams including creative, strategy, media planning and PR
    • The ability to manage multiple campaigns at various stages simultaneously
    • Passion for digital communications and excitement to collaborate in a fast-paced team environment
    • Experience building strategy and messaging briefs is a plus
    • A background in media or analytics is a huge plus

    Apply
  • Director Creative Strategy - NYC

    Day One is in search of a new addition to our team in New York who can help shape stories across a variety of clients. We are a company obsessed with harnessing insights and new and varied channels to create opportunities for brands to connect with culture and make a consumer impact.

    In this role, you’ll be a client lead who can put yourself in the shoes of other people—going beyond data and insights alone to make ideas human, impactful, and unexpected. You’ll be part of a team writers, strategists, and other mixed background creatives, pushing the work as we build the agency for the next ten years.

    The right candidate will be one who can act as a leader, a content producer, and an editor. You should have a proven track record for using stories to cultivate conversation, be fluent in the digital and social story formats of today, and be curious for the ones to come tomorrow.

    The Highlights:
    • Partner with leads across the agency to integrate storytelling into all of our initiatives
    • Provide oversight on content strategy, design, creative and execution alongside production, communications and digital strategy leads
    • Understand complex business challenges and bring a positive attitude towards solving them
    • Stretch our team’s and our clients’ approach to creative executions
    • Bring fresh thinking and collaborative spirit to team when developing work
    • Build and nurture a team of creative and strategic minds

    Skills + Experience:
    • 6-8 Years relevant experience overseeing a diverse creative team
    • Ability to take consumer insights and turn into integrated strategies
    • Background leading digital campaigns and executing award-winning campaigns
    • Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic
    • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One
    • Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds
    • First-hand experience taking projects from concept to design
    • Excellent problem-solving skills

    • Ability to present concepts and to work closely with clients, applying creative solutions to strategic business problems
    • Ability to iterate and evolve concepts with constructive feedback

    Yup, that's me
  • Designer - NYC

    We’re looking for a strategic hire to join our creative team to help support the shaping and execution of ideas. You’ll be an integral part of our team, creating client ready work and design assets. As an Designer you are driven by quality experiences and inspired by visuals. Your passions should be in quality executions no matter the medium.

    The ideal candidate will be a conceptual thinker who can help us solve problems with both their hands on skills and thinking. The Designer will be part of our Studio team, contributing on a variety of projects that require visual know how and problem solving. If you can work through a bit of UX, mock up campaign assets, present an idea and think holistically through why creative and design matters, this could be the right fit for you.

    Skills + Experience:
    • Strong multi-disciplinary design portfolio
    • 5+ years experience within the industry
    • Familiarity designing across platforms from digital to print to experiential
    • Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic
    • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One
    • Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds
    • First hand experience taking projects from concept to design
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Ability to present concepts and to work closely with clients, applying creative solutions to strategic business problems
    • Ability to iterate and evolve concepts with constructive feedback

    Yup, that's me
  • Project Manager, Day One Studio - NYC

    Are you the one everyone turns to first to figure out how to tackle a problem? Are you driven by human interactions and big ideas? Have a love for creative work and making things happen? Then this might be the role for you.

    Day One is looking to bring on a Studio Project Manager to help drive design, creative, video, and production work forward amongst our growing studio team in NY and LA. This role will be responsible for helping to resource our team, guide and see through project completion and become the go-to mind on how to bring various pitch project and activation to life. You’ll report into our VP, Story and the Managing Director, assisting in all things Studio and getting to work closely with the entire organization. The right candidate will have a passion to learn, a love for creation and a get-it-done spirit.

    Responsibilities will include:

    • Managing our design and creative resource and team
    • Regularly connect with department heads to map out upcoming needs
    • Work closely with VP, Story & Managing Director to plan out projects
    • Be on on-set as needed to drive photo & video production
    • Maintain the Studio roster of freelancers and potential talent
    • Run bi-weekly meetings with senior leadership to discuss all active projects and new business opportunities

    Skills + Experience:

    • Familiarity with agency operation and content production
    • 3-5 years experience within the industry
    • Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic
    • Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One
    • Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds
    • First hand experience taking projects from concept to design
    • Excellent problem solving skills

    Yup, that's me
  • Director/Senior Digital Strategist - NYC

    Our East Coast team is looking to expand and is searching for a new senior team member, either at the Senior or Director level, depending on experience, for our digital strategy team. At Day One, the Strategy team helps to lead accounts and projects, collaborating across functions to shape and share concepts, approaches, and tactics for our clients.

    The right candidate will be fluent in the digital and social story formats of today, and curious for the ones to come tomorrow. They will have an understanding of paid programming in social, a track record for creating digital first campaigns, and an appreciation for solving challenges big and small.

    The Highlights:
    · Provide oversight on digital strategy
    · Partner closely with production, communications and creative leads
    · Understand complex business challenges and bring a positive attitude towards solving them- Stretch our team’s and our clients’ approach to creative executions
    · Bring fresh thinking and collaborative spirit to team when developing work
    · Build and nurture a team of creative and strategic minds

    Skills + Experience:
    · 5–8 Years relevant experience overseeing a diverse creative team in a digital/social strategy and execution role
    · Ability to take consumer insights and turn them into integrated strategies
    · Background leading digital campaigns and executing award-winning campaigns
    · Energetic and collaborative with a great work ethic
    · Thrive in a diverse environment and contribute to the overall culture of Day One
    · Multi-task and prioritize workload with quick turnarounds
    · First-hand experience taking projects from concept to execution
    · Excellent problem-solving skills
    · Ability to present concepts and to work closely with clients, applying creative solutions to strategic business problems
    · Ability to iterate and evolve strategy with constructive feedback

    Yup, that's me
  • Digital Strategist - LA

    We’re looking for a full-time junior to mid-level digital / social media specialists to help build on our offering at Day One in LA. This role will work on a team across several consumer brand categories with activities including community management, calendaring & content creation for the agency’s clients, and implementing digital activities. We are all hybrids at Day One Agency and this position is no exception. Candidate will be responsible for different facets of account management, project management, strategy and account planning.

    What we're looking for:
    The ideal candidate will have a strong background in the social realm while simultaneously helping to create, manage and oversee content calendars, content creation and being the front-line agency representative to a global roster of creatives and influencers. Having a background in editorial is a huge plus.

    Required:
    At least 2+ years experience working agency or client side in an account management, product management or marketing role. Experience working closely with several types of teams including creative, strategy, media planning and public relations. Strong writing and a keen eye for what looks good will be critical. Experience working with social analytic tools (Simply Measured, Muck Rack, Social Rank, Affinio, etc).

    Benefits:
    We’ll provide you a pretty sweet desk space with a thunderbolt display in our LA office along with full access to our stocked pantry & fridge and eventually some level of control of our Sonos (when we trust you). We also offer a generous benefit package with the normals (health/dental/vision). We have a "take what you need" vacation policy, monthly team outings and cellular data reimbursement.

    Hit us up, fam
  • VP Communications - NYC

    The VP Digital Communications will be a central component to building the future of Day One. The idea candidate is someone ready to be an agency and industry leader, thinking in a capacity larger than their function and committed to doing things differently.

    What we're looking for:
    As the VP Digital Communications, you’ll lead and manage a diverse group while working on teams in the consumer, lifestyle and/or technology space. You will act as a liaison and face of the agency for our most important clients. This person will also be expected to play a key role in new business development, both pitching and informal meetings. In addition, this role will provide a significant entrepreneurial opportunity, working closely with the co-founders, of shaping the company’s culture, chemistry, office space and providing input regarding policies and procedures.

    Required:
    Extensive experience managing integrated digital programs and campaigns for Clients, while driving internal operations and overseeing the day-to-day team.

    Nice-to-have:
    Experience working in 360 agency with strategy and creative plus experience launching and managing influencer campaigns.

    Benefits:
    We’ll provide you a pretty sweet desk space with a thunderbolt display in our NYC office along with full access to our stocked pantry & fridge and eventually some level of control of our Sonos (when we trust you). We also offer a generous benefit package with the normals (health/dental/vision). We have a "take what you need" vacation policy, monthly team outings and cellular data reimbursement.

    Yup, that's me
  • Public Relations Apprentice - NYC

    We’re looking to add to our quickly-growing team with a self-motivated, paid PR Apprentice who will be instrumental in supporting our PR teams through day-to-day account assignments, including American Express, Facebook, Bacardi Limited and potentially more.

    Our two-month Apprentice Program is a paid program designed to offer the opportunity to learn about our award-winning business, gain valuable experience and work directly with team members as a lead into full time consideration for an Account Coordinator position at the conclusion of the apprenticeship. Since implementing the Apprentice Program, a number of our Apprentices have moved into full time positions.

    Responsibilities will include general account support, research, brainstorming, media list building and outreach, monitoring and coverage reports, support the teams’ influencer/social media efforts as needed, trend spotting, packaging success and helping support the overall agency infrastructure, co-founders, new business efforts and administrative needs of the company. You will also have a supervisor and manager to help you manager your workload and provide mentorship during your program.

    Required Skills/Background: A bachelor’s degree in communications, public relations or similar program. Strong and proven writing skills. Basic knowledge of the public relations industry. Relevant project and/or internship experience. Familiarity with Cision, MuckRack as well as Microsoft Office suite, Google Documents and Keynote a plus.

    We’ll provide you a pretty sweet desk space with a Thunderbolt display in our NYC office along with full access to our stocked pantry & fridge and some level of control of our Sonos (when you have a good feel for our #goodvibesonly culture).

    Apply
  • Account Executive/Senior Account Executive — Communications - NYC

    We’re looking to add to our quickly-growing team with a self-motivated and deadline-oriented Account Executive/Senior Account Executive who will be instrumental in supporting our PR teams through day-to-day account assignments that may include American Express, Facebook, Bacardi Limited and more. This person ideally has great follow up and closure, excellent writing skills, media pitching expertise and stellar people skills.

    Responsibilities for the Account Executive/Senior Account Executive will include general account support, research, trend spotting, project management, media list and strategy development, materials creation and press outreach. In some cases, this hire serves as a day-to-day client contact and supports the teams’ influencer/social media efforts as needed. This hire also serves a peer resource to assistant account executives, PR coordinators, apprentices and interns.
    This position is full time and is only available in New York City and reports to the Vice President.

    Required: The ideal candidate has 2–5 years-experience in PR, marketing communications or media as well as have a college degree. He/she will be an entrepreneurial-minded, deadline-oriented PR generalist with a strong work ethic, strong writing and oral communications skills and some media outreach experience. Candidates should demonstrate resourcefulness, a strong sense of teamwork, ability to execute programs and a desire to learn and be a part of helping us grow. Because of the diversity of clients that the agency represents, the ideal candidate must be able to seamlessly transition (and be successful) supporting and delivering success across a wide range of assignments and client categories — including travel, financial services, lifestyle, consumer tech, B2B, fashion and beverage.

    Ideally: Relevant agency experience working on consumer-facing brands, a track record of secured media placements and experience mentoring junior team members.

    We’ll provide you a pretty sweet desk space with a thunderbolt display in our NYC office along with full access to our stocked pantry & fridge and eventually some level of control of our Sonos (when we trust you). We also offer a generous benefit package with the normals (health/dental/vision).

    This is me!
  • Account Manager/Director - Communications - NYC

    We’re looking to add to our quickly-growing team with an entrepreneurial-minded, high-achieving account leader who will be instrumental in managing and growing our PR teams that support account work including American Express, Facebook, Bacardi Limited and more. We are looking for a strong communications leader, mentor and project manager with the ability to multi-task, self-motivate and work within deadlines.

    Responsibilities for this senior role will include serving as a day-to-day client lead and team manager who will be instrumental in developing and executing strong communications strategy that build strong brands and achieve key business objectives. We’re looking for someone who has a strong media strategy and pitching expertise with strong track record of securing tone-setting coverage. Additional responsibilities include materials creation, effectively analyzing and measuring campaigns and, on occasion, overseeing influencer relations and social strategy. In addition to team management and mentorship experience, we are also looking for someone with strong project management and budget management skills who can be a part of new business and management decisions.
    This position is full time and is only available in New York City and reports to the President.

    Required: The ideal candidate has 5–8 years of relevant experience as a PR professional. He/she should be a self-motivated, proactive and deadline-oriented communications leader with a strong work ethic and a track record of managing communications assignments and leading a team. He/she should be able to work — and thrive — in a fast-paced environment and demonstrate flexibility and resourcefulness. Because of the diversity of clients that the agency represents, the ideal candidate must be able to seamlessly transition (and be successful) supporting and delivering success across a wide range of assignments and client categories — including travel, financial services, lifestyle, consumer tech, B2B, fashion and beverage.

    Ideally: Experience working on an agency side to develop and execute successful PR or marketing communications campaigns for consumer-facing brands.
    We’ll provide you a pretty sweet desk space with a thunderbolt display in our NYC office along with full access to our stocked pantry & fridge and eventually some level of control of our Sonos (when we trust you). We also offer a generous benefit package with the normals (health/dental/vision).

    Hit us up

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