For Job Seekers

Are you looking for a job in a fun software startup environment where you can be part of the core team? Do you enjoy working on the latest web technology and learning the inner-workings of the internet? Do you want to be involved in a cutting-edge Web 2.0 company? If so, Punchbowl is the place for you.

We are a highly productive and focused, yet easy-going group of software experts creating a web application for a fun and lucrative market. We're a fast growing company, and have job openings in all functional areas, including software engineering, user interface design, and business development.

Tell us how you think your experience and skills can help us grow. We're looking for a range of experience levels in each area, from recent college grads to experienced veterans. If you are interested and are motivated to join a startup, we'd love to hear from you.

Punchbowl is located at 50 Speen Street, Suite 202, Framingham, MA 01701 Map it »

Please send us your resume: jobs@punchbowl.com

Current Openings

Associate Manager, Finance & Operations

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Do you want to work in a growing company that invests in its employees more than the average company? Punchbowl Inc., the new gold standard in online invitations, provides a fun, casual, and innovative environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded. We are currently looking for an experienced and motivated Finance & Operations person to add to our team. We're looking for someone that loves numbers, and is very strong at Excel. Your role will traverse between finance and operations, and you must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Some Punchbowl Perks:

  • Awesome company culture
  • Competitive salaries
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • A collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Roxxee, our very sweet office dog
  • Volunteer outings, Friday afternoon beer breaks, and plenty of Big League Chew
  • A start-up environment where you’ll learn a lot and get your hands dirty

Learn more about us here: https://www.punchbowl.com/who-we-are/behind-the-scenes

Responsibilities:

  • Provide business and financial reporting. To do this, you’ll need to understand the basics of financial statement analysis, including the ability to create pro forma financial reports.
  • Use analytics to solve business problems.  Work directly with Senior Management to drive higher traffic, higher top-line revenue, and greater profitability. 
  • Work together with finance and accounting to implement best practice processes into our monthly financial cycle.
  • Analyze data to provide metrics and performance reports for weekly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual goals.
  • Forecast ad inventory, report on display ad campaigns for insight and analysis.
  • Act as the central point person for internal reporting around key business metrics and financials.
  • Supervise and manage a Business Analyst, oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.

Requirements:

  • Deep experience in Excel and proficiency with financial statements
  • Experience building financial models, manipulating data, and extracting insights from data
  • Advanced proficiency with Intuit QuickBooks and Google Analytics
  • High-level of comfort with quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Extreme attention to detail, self-driven and independent. Deadline-oriented.
  • Proven project management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Persuasive communication skills and excellent written skills
  • Adaptable and love working in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and passion with readiness to join a small company
  • Bachelor’s Degree, high GPA
  • You live within a 45-minute drive of Framingham, MA

To apply for this position:

  1. Create a user account at www.punchbowl.com.
  2. Send a *one-page* resume, impressions of the site, and brief introductory email to jobs@punchbowl.com
  3. NOTE: Applicants who do not complete these steps will not be considered for the position.

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Customer & Product Support Specialist

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Do you want to work in a growing company that invests in its employees more than the average company? Punchbowl Inc., the new gold standard in online invitations, provides a fun, casual, and innovative environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded. We are looking for an entry-level customer and product support specialist to join our team. This is a hybrid role of quality assurance and customer support. We’re looking for an energetic person who is ready for a new challenge and wants to work alongside great people.

Some Punchbowl Perks:

  • Awesome company culture
  • Competitive salaries
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • A collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Roxxee, our very sweet office dog
  • Volunteer outings, Friday afternoon beer breaks, and plenty of Big League Chew
  • A start-up environment where you’ll learn a lot and get your hands dirty

Learn more about us here: https://www.punchbowl.com/who-we-are/behind-the-scenes

Who you are:

  • You are bright, articulate and an excellent communicator
  • You enjoy the process of problem-solving and have a superior memory for details
  • You have experience dealing with customers via email and phone and know how to make every customer happy (even if it is sometimes frustrating!)
  • You may have experience in product testing or quality assurance – if you don’t, you are excited to learn
  • You consider yourself web-savvy and know your way around Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome (and maybe even Safari)
  • You have enthusiasm and passion with readiness to join a startup
  • You have a college degree with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • You live within a 45 minute drive of Framingham, MA

To apply for this job:

1) Create a user account at http://www.punchbowl.com/

2) Send a *one-page* resume, impressions of the site and brief introductory email to jobs@punchbowl.com

3) Please note: applicants who don’t follow these instructions will not be considered for the position.

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Associate Manager, Marketing

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Do you want to work in a growing company that invests in its employees more than the average company?  Punchbowl Inc., the new gold standard in online invitations, provides a fun, casual, and innovative environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.  We are currently looking for a motivated Associate Manager of Marketing to oversee our user engagement, email marketing program, and press announcements.

Some Punchbowl Perks:

  • Awesome company culture
  • Competitive salaries
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • A collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Roxxee, our very sweet office dog
  • Volunteer outings, Friday afternoon beer breaks, and plenty of Big League Chew
  • A start-up environment where you’ll learn a lot and get your hands dirty

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and improve user engagement (conversion and retention) on our site and apps, working closely with the User Acquisition Manager.
  • Lead the direction of Punchbowl’s email marketing and push notification programs.
  • Orchestrate all press announcements and outreach.
  • Conceive and execute compelling seasonal marketing campaigns.

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 years of experience in marketing program strategy, management, and execution.
  • Strong writing skills and ability to tell a compelling story about our brand to consumers.
  • Solid grasp of user conversion and retention tactics, and data analysis.
  • Extreme attention to detail, proven ability to multi-task.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills, self-driven and independent.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment.
  • Enthusiasm and passion, with readiness to join a small company.
     

TO APPLY:

  1. Create a user account at www.punchbowl.com.
  2. Send a one-page resume, your impressions of our website, and brief introductory email to jobs@punchbowl.com.
  3. Please note: applicants who do not follow the above steps will not be considered for the position.

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DevOps Engineer

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Do you want to work in a growing company that invests in its employees more than the average company?  Punchbowl Inc., the new gold standard in online invitations, provides a fun, casual, and innovative environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded.  We are currently looking for a motivated DevOps Engineer to add to our team.

Some Punchbowl Perks:

  • Awesome company culture
  • Competitive salaries
  • 100% healthcare coverage
  • A collaborative, open-office work environment
  • Roxxee, our very sweet office dog
  • Volunteer outings, Friday afternoon beer breaks, and plenty of Big League Chew
  • A start-up environment where you’ll learn a lot and get your hands dirty

Learn more about us here: https://www.punchbowl.com/who-we-are/behind-the-scenes

Who You Are

As DevOps Engineer, you will be working with the systems operations and development teams to manage and improve the highly available web infrastructure at Punchbowl.com.  You will be responsible for automating tasks, end-to-end deployments with Chef, enhancing the monitoring of key systems (Nagios), and troubleshooting application issues in production.  Additionally, you will have the opportunity to work with the development team to improve our Ruby on Rails applications and services.  You will be required to participate in an on-call rotation.  Our team values uptime, stability, scalability, and reliability – and by joining our team you will have the opportunity to learn and apply new technologies to meet these needs as we grow.

Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of Linux systems administration (Ubuntu)
  • The ability to write basic scripts (Bash, Ruby, and/or Python)
  • Familiarity with database administration (MySQL, NoSQL)
  • Familiarity with web application development and deployment (Rails, Git)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills 
  • Adaptable and love working in a fast-paced environment
  • Motivated, quick learner with excellent problem solving skills
  • Enthusiasm and passion with readiness to join a small company

TO APPLY:

  1. Create a user account at www.punchbowl.com
  2. Send a one-page resume, impressions of the site, and brief introductory email to jobs@punchbowl.com
  3. PLEASE NOTE: applicants who do not complete the above steps will not be considered for the position.

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Senior Ruby on Rails Developer

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Do you want to work in a growing company that invests in its employees more than the average company? Punchbowl, the new gold standard in online invitations, provides a fun, casual, and innovative environment where hard work is recognized and rewarded. We are currently looking for a very experienced Rails developer to add to our team.

Some Punchbowl Perks:

  • Awesome company culture

  • Competitive salaries

  • 100% healthcare coverage

  • A collaborative, open-office work environment

  • Roxxee, our very sweet office dog

  • Volunteer outings, Friday afternoon beer breaks, and plenty of Big League Chew

  • A start-up environment where you’ll learn a lot and get your hands dirty

Learn more about us here: https://www.punchbowl.com/who-we-are/behind-the-scenes

Requirements

The ideal candidate has a passion for web technologies and extensive experience working with large Ruby on Rails applications.  He or she also considers themselves a full stack developer and is comfortable working in the frontend with modern Javascript frameworks and CSS.

Responsibilities

You will work together with a nimble team of seasoned Rails developers.  You will have the opportunity to own projects, influence design and architecture, improve development processes, and drive direction of the product.  You will experience firsthand how engineering fits together with the other pieces of an organization to create a successful business.

On the engineering team, you will find a blend of many backend and frontend web technologies. While our primary language is Ruby, we strive to use the best tools for the job to create elegant solutions and optimize developer happiness. Technologies we incorporate include: Rails 5, Sinatra, React, Redux, Backbone, SASS, Webpack, RabbitMQ, MySQL, MongoDB, Git. Not only will you play a role in building the future of Punchbowl, but you will also play a role deciding how the engineering team evolves to meet the needs of our company as we grow.

TO APPLY:

  1. Create a user account at www.punchbowl.com and check it out.
  2. Send a one page resume, quick impressions of the site, and brief introductory email to jsn@punchbowl.com.
  3. Please note: applicants who do not complete the above steps will not be considered for the position.