Interactive Marketing Provider One of 20 National Companies to Receive Top Honor
Global interactive marketing solutions provider ExactTarget announced today that it has been named one of the nation’s Best Places to Work for Recent Grads.
Experience, Inc., the nation’s leading provider of career services for college students and alumni, selected ExactTarget for the honor based on its hiring and retention practices, benefits, training programs, growth opportunities and starting salary.
“We work hard to be an ‘employer of choice’ by creating an environment that presents team members with unparalleled opportunity for growth, award-winning amenities and a chance to work with the best brands and marketers in the world,” said Scott Dorsey, ExactTarget’s chief executive officer and cofounder. “I am proud to accept this honor, as it’s further evidence of the passion of our team and their genuine love for helping marketers leverage technology to serve our clients.”
Experience’s Best Places to Work for Recent Grads was conducted in conjunction with Salary.com, and additional winning companies included Accenture, Capital One, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Liberty Mutual.
“The next generation workforce delivers a fresh perspective that’s sorely needed to help organizations thrive in a competitive market,” said Jenny Floren, founder and CEO, Experience. “Companies like ExactTarget understand that — and they are finding ways to empower entry-level candidates by providing the right opportunities and career paths, while also keeping a sharp focus on the business goals.”
News of the award comes just two weeks after ExactTarget was named a finalist for Company of the Year and two of its executives were named finalists in the 2011 American Business Awards “Stevie® Awards.” In the past year, ExactTarget has garnered a host of awards and accolades including:
- ExactTarget’s Interactive Marketing HubTM earned the title of ‘Innovation of the Year’ by TechPoint
- Wall Street Journal Next Big Thing – list of 50 most promising venture-backed companies;
- Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for the fifth consecutive year;
- Deloitte Technology Fast 500 (fourth appearance in past five years);
- Best Places to Work in Indiana for the fifth consecutive year;
- Indiana Chamber of Commerce HR Professional of the Year – ExactTarget’s Senior Vice President of Human Resources Todd Richardson; and
- 2010 American Business Awards Finance Executive of the Year – ExactTarget’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer Traci Dolan.
ExactTarget posted annual revenue of more than $134 million in 2010, a 41 percent year-over-year growth from 2009 totals.
ExactTarget is a leading global provider of on-demand email marketing and interactive marketing solutions. The company’s Interactive Marketing Hub TM technology provides organizations a single solution to connect with customers via email, integrated text messaging, landing pages and social media. Supported by collaborative global services teams, ExactTarget’s technology integrates with more sales and marketing information systems than any other in the industry, including Salesforce.com, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, Omniture and WebTrends among many others. ExactTarget powers permission-based multichannel communications for thousands of organizations around the world including Expedia.com, Best Buy, Aurora Fashions, Papa John’s, CareerBuilder.com, Gannett Co., Inc., The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, The Home Depot and Wellpoint, Inc. For more information, visit www.exacttarget.com or call 1-866-EMAILET.