Trusted Promotional Marketing Agency

The most experienced, full-service promotional agency offering everything you need to launch an effective promotional campaign.

MARKETING PROMOTIONS

Promotional Campaigns That Get You Results

A leader in loyalty programs and promotions, we know what it takes to create a strong emotional bond between your brand and its most valued customers. We offer your brand marketing promotions and sweepstakes that move consumers beyond purchases to becoming brand loyal advocates, deeply connected with your brand.

Programs Built For any marketing goal

Develop valuable connections with your target audience and drive lasting engagement

Powerful tool in driving sales and brand awareness with your market

Collect actionable insights on your consumers and generate more leads with a sweepstakes giveaway

Instant-win and collect-to-win promotional games built to excite and engage

Trigger action and user-generated content from your target audience

Incentivize and educate your employees and retail trade partners

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MRi's Data Analysis

Digital Services

Innovative Digital Services To Captivate Your Audience

Your consumers demand more, and our next-gen digital services offer more. Our industry-leading digital services lead the way, making for an exciting and more convenient experience. Our digital services make us faster and more accurate, allowing us to go to market when you’re ready/at unprecedented/record/breakneck speed and give you the real-time consumer insights your brand needs.

What we offer

Let Us Handle Your

Promotion Administration

Industry-Leading Promotional Campaign Administration

Handling all the backend work to protect your brand or client and keep your program compliant in all phases. We’ve successfully administered campaigns for nearly 3 decades, securely collecting and handling billions of data points from our clients during that time. Industry standards? They look to us.

Promotional marketing Experts

Trusted Promotional Marketing Agency For Over 25 Years

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Credit One Bank Logo
Mountain Dew
Raising Cane's
Harley-Davidson
Gatorade
Shell Logo
Driscoll's
HyVee Logo
Smithfield logo
Prairie Farms Logo

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Our Work Connects Brands with Their Most Valuable Customers

Understand and CONNECT WITH YOUR CUSTOMERS

Develop meaningful connections with your consumers

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Systems and Network Administrator

About Us

Marketing Resources, Inc. is a leading promotional marketing agency that specializes in purpose-driven promotions. With over 25 years in the business, MRi helps brands Identify, Develop, Execute, and Analyze promotions and marketing projects that consumers love. We’re a team full of committed, passionate, solutions-driven, hands-on, and innovative individuals who collaborate to bring success to our client’s programs.

Overview

The System and Network Administrator plays a critical role on the MRi Digital team, and overall in the success of our company. They are responsible for the day-to-day administration and technical support of complex Linux servers, Virtual Infrastructure and Systems Management, and maintenance and support of end-user systems. You’ll be working closely with our teams on client projects and making sure our internal systems are updated and secure. 

Our ideal candidate will be proactive, have great organizational skills, not shy away from communication with our teams, think through and help solve different problems, and gain an understanding of our business to help our team achieve amazing results.

In this role, we’re looking for that person who does not accept average.

You will help us create the best digital, promotions, products, and campaigns to achieve our client’s marketing goals. MRi takes pride in our ability to constantly push the boundaries of development in the digital promotions space, and you will take an active role in working closely with our client services, business development, creative, and project management team to guide, develop, and deliver exceptional work for our clients and partners.

Our ideal candidate will be proactive, have great organizational skills, not shy away from communication with our teams, think through and help solve different problems, and gain an understanding of our business to help our team achieve amazing results.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Design, install, configure, upgrade, maintain, monitor, and tune performance of Linux-based servers and infrastructure, both internal and client-related promotions.
  • Provide support for problems and issues that come up from our clients, vendors, and internal teams.
  • Examine and audit various server logs and determine if any corrective action is required.
  • Review releases of new operating systems and evaluate the implementation in the enterprise.
  • Install, configure, and maintain server firewall and other security software.
  • Identify and provide technical resolution for potential security breaches, then establish and monitor security and apply appropriate fixes.
  • Implement and maintain technical solutions for disaster recovery and business continuity of enterprise and client systems.
  • Select the ideal server hardware for the company’s needs and administer physical server hardware, including repair and replacement of parts as necessary.
  • Monitor and maintain proper end-user system security by ensuring operating systems and software are up-to-date and applying patches as necessary.
  • Maintenance and support of all end-user service accounts including Office365, Google Workspace, hosted VoIP accounts.

The Essentials

  • 1-2 years of experience in Linux server administration in a small to midsize environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree or minimum 4 years of related work experience.
  • Able to effectively plan, deploy and administer Linux servers in an enterprise environment.
  • Strong familiarity with Linux OS, Windows, macOS, application, and hardware troubleshooting.
  • Familiarity with VMware ESXi and XenServer/XCP-NG, DigitalOcean, Amazon AWS, and Docker.
  • Networking and Storage – Familiarity with pfSense (*BSD pf) firewalls, Ubiquiti network gear, Synology NAS equipment, iSCSI, NFS, SMB, and AFP file protocols.  TCP/IP, UDP, and VLAN. configurations to manage networking and storage.  
  • Ability to compose thorough and clear documentation on routine tasks, standard operating procedures, and other documents beneficial to team members.

You’ll stand out if you have experience with

  • Debian-based Linux or Ubuntu operating systems, roles, services, concepts, security, permissions, middleware, and facilities required. (e.g. SMTP, NFS, SMB, iptables, LVM, LUKS).
  • Amazon AWS S3, EC2, and ElasticBeanstalk required.
  • Samba4 as an Active Directory Domain Controller, Administering Active Directory through. the use of GPOs and OUs.
  • Supporting Windows and macOS systems.
  • Scripting concepts and methods with competence in at least one relevant language (e.g. Bash, Python, Perl, etc.)
  • Internet clients/servers/protocols, including HTTPS, SSH, MTAs (e.g. Postfix).
  • An ability to explain complex technical processes in a more simplified version to team members, clients, and partners.
  • Experience with IT project management practices and techniques.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

The Perks

  • Medical insurance options
  • Dental insurance
  • 401(K) plan with company match
  • Flexible remote work policy
  • Paid sick days
  • Generous vacation and paid holidays

Interested in applying?

Send Resumes to resumes@marketingresources.com