Archive for July, 2011
The company Eversave has just been purchased for a cool $30 million and said this week it will be expanding its workforce and creating more Boston jobs.
Eversave is a daily deal site, much like Groupon and Living Social, except it differentiates itself with its target market and “Eversave Extras” program.
Connecticut-based Affinion purchased the savings company.
Affinion will acquire Wakefield-based Prospectiv Direct Inc., the online marketing company that started Eversave in April 2010.
Affinion operates membership and customer loyalty programs for corporate clients.
“This allows us to build on the product set and service set we have,” Prospectiv founder and CEO Jere Doyle told the Boston Herald. “We’ll be hiring and expanding our workforce rapidly over the next year or two.”
Prospectiv will double its workforce, mostly at Eversave. (more…)
ValueClick, an online advertiser, said this week it is hiring in several markets, including for advertising jobs in Boston.
plans to increase its workforce by over 10 percent as part of its global organic growth strategy. Over 100 positions in the areas of sales, business development and technology are available in primary markets such as New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and Los Angeles, as well as additional positions in secondary markets across North America.
As employer confidence increases for Boston jobs, job numbers are on the rise.
“As evidenced by our published financial results, all of ValueClick’s digital marketing products are growing well. With our recent expansion of video and most recent acquisition of Greystripe mobile advertising, we are serving a much broader market,” said Jim Zarley, chief executive officer of ValueClick. “It’s exciting to be a part of this organization and we need additional intelligent, motivated go-getters to keep up with our momentum.”