Working at SixSpeed Means

Genuine Spirit

Fika Fridays
Thunderbuss Thursdays (yes, we created and named our drink cart)
Dog-friendly workplace
Regular Ad League sport participation
Open, collaborative environment

Opportunity

We hire ambitious individuals who strive to produce the best work possible, growing and owning their role along the way.

Solid Benefits

Competitive Pay
Health, Dental and Vision insurance
401k match up to 4%, fully vested
Paid parental leave
Free parking – you’ll always have a spot near the front doors
Bike friendly
Shower facilities on-site

Driven, genuine and ready to jump head first?

These are just some of the qualities we look for in a SixSpeeder. If you think you have the force and passion to move mountains, take a look at our openings listed below. Don’t see your dream job listed or any current openings? Shoot us your resume and any other information you’d like to share at careers@six-speed.com. We’ll be sure to follow up if your skills align with our needs.

Receptionist
SixSpeed is looking for a Receptionist to join its growing team in Minneapolis. 

As a Receptionist, you will be the first impression of SixSpeed, representing who we are and what we do while ensuring each guest has a positive experience. This position champions effective face-to-face and phone interactions with all employees and guests while assisting with administrative duties, optimizing efforts to be present and available for anyone who walks through the front door. Your eagerness to listen, observe, and identify opportunities to continue bettering our workplace while having a passion for SixSpeed will be your key to success.
 
RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
  • Greeting guests and providing them with a positive experience
  • Answering phone calls and directing calls/messages
  • Distributing packages, opening/sorting mail
  • Ad hoc administrative support
  • Employee calendar management
  • Scheduling couriers
  • Managing front desk iPad
  • Brewing coffee
  • Tidying kitchen and conference rooms
  • Tidying entryway
  • Watering plants
 
SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Positive energy and self-starter attitude 
  • Proficient in G-Suite, Excel, and Word
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong ability to multi-task and prioritize 
  • High level of professionalism 
  • Able to handle confidential information sensitively 
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1-2 years receptionist experience
  • HS diploma or GED required
 
BEING A "SIXSPEEDER"
You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard.  You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.
Accounting Manager
SixSpeed is looking for an Accounting Manager to join its growing team in Minneapolis.
 
As SixSpeed’s Accounting Manager, you will work closely with all departments and strategically lead our accounting operations. You will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This key role addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and leading budget and forecast activities. You will report directly to our COO.

RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
  • Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the financial reporting and general ledger structure
  • Direct all daily accounting activities and tasks
  • Lead the financial close process to ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year end close
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements and automation in the month-end close process and successfully implement these improvements
  • Train, lead, and supervise supporting staff
  • Lead cross-functional accounting projects and initiatives
  • Oversee annual budget preparation and analysis
  • Manage banking and lending relationships
  • Direct all monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting activities 
  • Oversee annual financial statement audit
  • Key business partner in system upgrades or enhancements

SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Self-motivated and driven – strives to deliver great results and drive continuous improvement
  • Strong time-management, analytical and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Requires strong verbal and written communication skills, with ability to work effectively with all levels and functions
  • Ability to connect with people – fosters strong partnerships, interacts well with employees across all departments
  • Ability to think critically – recognizes connections, translates goals into action, uses strong judgment to make choices in alignment with strategy and company culture/values
  • Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability; thrives in a changing and/or fast paced environment
  • Demonstrates curiosity and courage – has an interest in learning and understanding “whys”, asks questions, shares his/her point of view
  • Excellent MS Office skills, particularly Excel

QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS or BA in Accounting; CPA
  • 4-6 years of progressive audit experience
  • Experience growing and leading small teams

BEING A “SIXSPEEDER”
You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together. 
Back End Developer
SixSpeed is looking for a part-time, temporary Back End PHP Developer to join its growing digital team in Minneapolis.

This position will start at 15 hours per week in office with the opportunity to grow into more hours and possibly full-time employment.  As a Back End Developer, your focus is to implement the functional aspects of projects while aligning with the creative team's vision and the project requirements. You’ll work closely with our Technical Director, digital team, and creative and experiential leads to constantly push the limits of what's possible for our brands' user experience while making sure the projects run as planned.  We are looking for top talent that isn't afraid to wear multiple hats while building our digital capabilities.  If you’re comfortable in a fast-paced, demanding environment and have an entrepreneurial spirit, this is the place for you.

RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
  • Create and maintain applications that suit our clients’ needs
  • Be open minded to using multiple technologies to accomplish our goals
  • Ability to convert client and team issues into implemented solutions
  • Willingness to pitch in on the front end or other areas of need within digital projects
  • Have a broad vision on projects to be sure all aspects are accounted for and functioning as expected
  • Collaborate with your team and share knowledge

SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Works well in a team environment and respects and welcomes ideas from others
  • Passion for optimizing pages, images, scripts, and web services for scale and performance

QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2-4 years of experience 
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related degree 
  • Expertise with PHP object-oriented programming and MVC applications.
  • Experience in WordPress, CodeIgniter, Laravel, CakePHP, and/or Shopify
  • Familiarity or experience with automated deployment strategies
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, jQuery and/or other JS libraries
  • Experience with linux server administration and AWS
  • Experience with SQL optimization
  • Experience in web application performance tuning
  • Familiarity with Memcached and Redis
  • Working knowledge of SASS, LESS, Twitter Bootstrap or any other CSS framework

BEING A “SIXSPEEDER”
You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.
Executive Experiential Producer
SixSpeed is looking for an Executive Experiential Producer to join its growing team in Minneapolis.
 
As an Executive Experiential Producer, you will be responsible for directing the needs of external and internal clients with ongoing production oversight, cost control, communications and execution for both projects and proposals from beginning through project completion. 
 
RESPONSIBILITY AREAS

Production Management 
  • Direct production plans for upcoming projects
  • Oversee production budgets, schedules, timelines, runs of show, and site maps
  • Oversee multiple projects, project elements, and resources allocated with an eye on efficiency   
  • Demonstrate production insight in guiding internal teams across SixSpeed in order to meet and exceed client’s goals
  • Enforce internal processes to ensure efficiencies and productivity
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of SixSpeed’s capabilities
  • Support Account team with the development of new business proposal content, including budgets and production approach
 
Purchasing & Cost Containment
  • Oversee the production team’s relationships with third-party vendors and identify new partners/resources/capabilities
  • Oversee quotes secured and vendor selection by production team
  • Oversee project budgets, job cost detail reports, and reconciliation, ensuring profitability 
  • Oversee project billings, revenue and recovery
 
Communication
  • Notify account and production team of problems affecting quality, delivery or budgets
  • Engage team with timely and effective communication
  • Identify opportunities for client growth and work with account team to develop proactive plans  
  • Bring fresh production ideas to the team and/or project
  • Maintain effective relationships across SixSpeed’s multidisciplinary teams
 
Administrative
  • High level of professionalism, enthusiasm, ingenuity, self-motivation, resourcefulness and drive for results in a fast-paced space
  • Excellent ability to organize, prioritize and multi-task
  • Record expenses and billable time completely and accurately on a weekly basis
 
SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Google Drive
  • Willing to travel at least once a month for up to a minimum of 3 days at a time
  • Some physical labor such as moving boxes and supplies onsite at events and shoots
  • Demonstrated ability to handle high-stress situations with  effective results
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask and work efficiently with frequent interruptions
  • Creative problem-solving and decision-making skills
  • Strong desire to learn, be continuously challenged, and grow
  • Ability to responsibly handle credit cards and other sensitive customer material
 
QUALIFICATIONS
  • 7-10 years of experience related to events and/or photo/video shoots, preferably in an agency setting
  • B.A. degree or equivalent, and/or work experience, with emphasis in marketing, public relations, journalism or business management preferred 
  • Interest in action, lifestyle and/or motorsports preferred
 
BEING A “SIXSPEEDER”
You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.
Copywriter
SixSpeed is looking for a Copywriter to join its growing Minneapolis team. 

You’ll be tasked with taking on big, sticky challenges — tackling them just like us: with pencils down and minds open. You’ll not only have ideas that leap from the page, but the skill and discipline to craft them into copy that inspires action. You’ll speak to audiences through well-crafted brand ideas, using language as your closest ally. The ideal candidate has 4-6 years of creative agency experience, a proven ability to generate original ideas and the persistence to will them into the world. This position is for our fast-paced powersport and outdoor client base. Passion and knowledge for powersports and the outdoors will be given extra credit.

RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
  • Generate high-quality targeted ideas and copy in a fast-paced, team environment
  • Commitment to innovation in connecting people and brands in new ways
  • Own the ability to craft deep core insights that inspire and will come to life as both  short and long copy
  • Work directly with Creative Director and Sr. Members of the team
  • High-level of polish in presenting your work
  • Consistent high-attention to detail — working with teams and with language
  • Translate a brand’s personality across multiple channels
  • Proactively self-organizes with teammates to creatively solve problems
  • Deliver copy to the team in a timely and effective manner
  • Adhere to deadlines

QUALIFICATIONS
  • 4-6 years as a brand writer in an advertising or marketing environment
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating an ability to craft a unique voice and tone for a wide range of brands
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple partners in a fast-paced, creative environment
  • Has eyes and ears for spotting creative opportunity — both large and small
  • Ability to concept and execute across both traditional and non-traditional channels
  • Powersport and outdoor copywriting experience preferred

BEING A SIXSPEEDER
You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and crossing the finish line together.
Senior Project Manager
SixSpeed is looking for a Senior Project Manager to join its growing team in Minneapolis.
 
As a Senior Project Manager, your role is to, well, manage projects. You’ll enjoy working end-to-end on accounts that move fast across traditional, digital and experiential channels. You’ll wrangle scopes, timelines, and budgets to make sure they’re all delivered with perfection and on schedule. Working closely with and connecting all departments within SixSpeed, your excellent communication and process management skills will be put the test and put to good use. Additionally, you’ll monitor projects across internal teams from start to finish, managing external vendors as needed and mentoring other project managers along the way. Finally, you’ve got at least 5 years of agency experience as a project manager and maintain an active interest in the clients’ business.
 
RESPONSIBILITY AREAS
 
Project Management
  • Develop, implement and manage project plans from the onset of the project through completion
  • Manage multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring flawless execution and project profitability
  • Prepare and present proposals, scope of work documents, and estimates
  • Develop and manage comprehensive project budgets 
  • Oversee timelines and manage internal resources to ensure products are delivered on time 
  • Wrangle all project team members, manage internal communication and enforce internal processes
  • Coordinate with and manage external vendors and resources 
  • Anticipate, control and correct project variances
  • Monitor quality of project deliverables and outputs
 
Management
  • Mentor Project Managers
  • Supervise Junior Project Managers
  • Support and collaborate on internal process improvement, development, and implementation

SKILLS REQUIRED
  • Proven process management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Flexible and strategic problem solver / critical thinker
  • Highly organized, motivated and resourceful
  • Ability to teach, mentor, and delegate
  • A knack for building and molding teams  
  • Goals and results oriented
  • Proficiency in Mac Microsoft Office Software including expertise with Excel
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat
 
QUALIFICATIONS 
  • 5 years minimum project management experience in an agency environment 
  • Experience in print, broadcast, digital, non-traditional/experiential
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, advertising, communications or similar preferred

BEING A "SIXSPEEDER"
You’re driven, genuine, fearless, spontaneous, positive, and hard working. These are the qualities of a SixSpeeder we hold with the highest regard. You make yourself indispensable to your team by tackling challenges head-on and cross the finish line together.