Founded in 2008, Spin Nest Marketing Inc. is a full service advertising and design firm with offices in San Jose, CA. Although we are physically in San Jose, CA, we service clients across the United States, Canada and even a few in Europe.
The agency is primarily focused in creative marketing and branding but our passion is driven by helping brands, large and small, find success through storytelling and precision marketing initiatives.
As an agency we found that marketing strategies can be applied over various industries but the fundamentals are the same. We believe our diversity only serves to deepen our strength and knowledge for our clients. Our talented team can apply new ideas gained from one industry to the challenges of another.
We Are Storytellers
Crafting your brand story through design and copy writing
We Are Strategists
Guiding you through brand growth every step of the way
We Are Brand Custodians
Developing your brand visually with passion and purpose
We Are Consultants
Growing your brand from initial concept to production and delivery
-Who We Are-
OUR AFFILIATE BRANDS
-Behind the Scenes-
Our team is a collection of staff and freelancers. This diversity allows us to deliver highly targeted approaches for clients using the individual talents of various team members and contractors. We stay lean as a company to ensure we can meet the demands of client budget concerns. In the future, we might start a girl band and go on tour!
Named: 10 Best Marketing Companies in Los Angeles. LA Office (2011-2018)
AAF Addy Awards Winner- Animation Short (Movie Theatre)
AAF Addy Award Winner-
"Best Seat In The House Campaign"
AAF Addy Award Winner- Agency Self-Promotion - "Losing Your Marbles"
Marie Cole (McClaflin)
Founder, Chief Marketing Consultant
Marie (McClaflin) Cole, the company's founder and chief consultant has been in the marketing and advertising field for more than 20 years. With an advertising agency background and 11 years as VP of Marketing for a major movie theatre chain.
In the past she has served in the motion picture industry as the President of the North Carolina NATO and served on the board of the National Association of Theatre Owners. She is a featured marketing columnist for the international motion picture trade publication, Screentrade Magazine.
Marie speaks regularly at trade conventions like CinemaCon, Showeast and Regional NATO conventions. She also conducts advisory seminars and events on marketing in the industry across the US.
Although her experience is diverse, her passion is helping small and medium sized business owners with big ideas! As a small business owner herself, she gets involved with every single client.
Brand Coordinator/Social Media Manager
Lorin Baker recently joined our Spin Nest team as Brand Coordinator and Promotional Sales Assistant. She’s been in the social media/ marketing business for years as she runs her own photography pages as well as a variety of other business pages. She loves the opportunity to be able to help other small or well-established businesses continue to grow through creative marketing tactics. With her wide range of experience, she really understands the value of marketing and promotional products and is excited to assist you with these needs!
When she’s not working, Lorin enjoys traveling and sightseeing (she even experienced living in China this past year!), spending time with her husband, photography/ videography, music, and doing anything crafty. She’s originally from Michigan, so she’s been loving exploring California and soaking in the sun!
Mae Perlson is a graphic artist who’s been freelancing for several years. She’s designed greeting cards, marketing materials, websites and giftable items. She loves to illustrate, play with typography, and create fun and exciting layouts. She likes to collaborate with other designers and learn new techniques and styles.
Mae also does oil painting, encaustic art, and crafts. Her latest work is paintings of modern chairs. She lives in San Mateo with her teenage daughter, husband and three chickens. She loves fashion, pop culture, arts, theatre, dance, and music.
MARKETING COORDINATOR & SALES REP
PART-TIME, FLEXIBLE HOURS, outgoing and client-relationship expert
This position requires a candidate that is well-rounded and versed in modern marketing principles including social media, sales of printing and promotional products and can fully flush out marketing tasks as well as some light graphic needs. Only candidates local to the San Jose, CA will be considered. This position is part-time/temporary, roughly 15-20 hours a week. For the right candidate, this position could lead to a more robust schedule.
Duties Include (but not limited to):
Coordinating clients and client jobs
Entry to Entry-Level Design Capabilities (Illustrator, Photoshop and In-Design)
Ability to properly set up files and components for print, screen print and promotional items
New business ideas and meetings
Attend regular marketing meetings and creative sessions
Assisting CMO with general marketing duties
Creating/Organizing promotional newsletters internally and for clients
Light website updates and other marketing tasks
Generating proposals and seeking opportunities to expand customer base
Some organizational office duties: general paperwork/computer tasks, errands
Scheduling and organization of projects
Client tasks: preparing creative briefs, gathering files
Local in San Jose, CA area
VERY GOOD working knowledge of all office programs (word, excel, publisher, etc.)
Good understanding of social media- Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Google My Business
OUTGOING and able to construct clear writing in communications
Can easily make quick videos and perform Zoom calls with clients
Creatively focused- eye for design
Ability to learn new things and adapt
VERY GOOD understanding of general marketing principals
Ability to work and motivate on your own
Availability during normal business hours (there is some flexibility here for certain tasks)
Professional personal appearance for on-site client meetings and other client-facing tasks
Not Required (but would certainly be awesome):
-Working knowledge of WIX based websites
Interest in marketing overall and new customer acquisition
Loves making quick social media videos and tutorials
We are only interested in candidates who will make a commitment to the growth of the business. Although at this time, the position is part-time/temporary, there are opportunities to grow hours and a more permanent position. This position is the first of its kind, and the candidate has an opportunity to mold and shape the duties and expectations. It would be critical if applying that you consider that part-time employment and hourly rates are based upon an expectation of between 15-20 hours and could include a ramp to additional hours or be reduced based upon volume.
Send resume along with the reasons why you would be a good fit for the position. This position posting has been very popular. Candidates who cannot be bothered to write a few sentences that speak to the reasons they think the position might be of interest to them and why, will not be considered.
Candidates outside of the San Jose bay area will not be considered.
No travel expected
No allowances are offered for relocation
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract
Salary: $19-$22hr with commission structure
PROJECT GIG- SMALL VIDEO/VOICE-OVER PROJECT
Remote or On-Site
Seeking an outgoing an fun person to make some very short instructional videos for us. Short on-camera work, followed by tutorials on a new web-based product. We are creating some fun tutorials on how to use the tool/program.
Fun with great communication skills
Can articulate language in a natural way
Knowledge of social media
BIG PLUS: understands how to make instructional videos and can edit and complete the project (not mandatory, but certainly a bonus!!)
No travel expected
Job Types: Project only