What we do
One tool, for all your marketing. That’s the Constant Contact Toolkit. Our customers get real results through marketing campaigns like email newsletters, surveys, events, Facebook promotions, online listings, and more. But it’s not just about the product: award-winning support and free marketing resources are there to make the path to success smoother.
Where it all started
Constant Contact was founded as “Roving Software” in 1995, setting up shop in a cramped attic in Brookline, Massachusetts. Back then, email was usually viewed as just a way for friends to communicate online. But our founders saw what it could be: a valuable marketing tool that would help small businesses level the playing field in the battle against big business.
By 2005, we surpassed 50,000 customers. Fenway Park couldn’t hold a crowd that big.
Just two years later we doubled the 50k mark it had taken us a decade to reach—introducing a second product and taking our company public in the process.
In 2009, Constant Contact reached all-new milestones: A third product (Event Marketing), more customers than ever (250,000), and a second office (Loveland, CO).
The next three years saw more new offices (San Francisco, UK) and powerful new products like Social Campaigns, SaveLocal, and SinglePlatform. To support it all, we ramped up our coaching and support operations, adding online chat, email, and tons of local classes and seminars for face—to—face learning.
In 2014, we unveiled our biggest innovation yet: a powerful Toolkit designed to be the all-in-one marketing solution. Through it all, we kept to our mission: to empower small businesses and nonprofits to grow customer relationships and succeed.
Every day we find new ways to build on our commitment to small businesses. That doesn’t just mean more powerful tools and new services; it’s initiatives like our Small Business Innovation Loft. It’s a free program designed to support startups and help them bring ideas that could benefit small businesses and nonprofits to market. That’s the vision for Constant Contact’s future; more opportunities to revolutionize the formula for small business success.
Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, with offices in Waltham, MA; Loveland, CO; Delray Beach, FL; San Francisco, CA; New York, NY and London, England, Constant Contact was ranked number 153 on Deloitte's 2009 Technology Fast 500.
At Constant Contact, we build software products and provide marketing services to make small businesses and nonprofits more successful. So, you could say we have an immediate impact on our neighbors, small business owners, and community. Working at Constant Contacts enables you to feel good about what you do, and you see those positive impacts right away! We love what we do, and we're good at it, too. We earn a lot of recognition, like the 2011 Stevie Awards and Deloitte's Technology Fast 500. Our people are a critical part of our success, and we celebrate our employees with service awards and monthly "Wow" awards to recognize great accomplishments.
We hire people who are able to lead change and focus on results. We tend to be a collaborative, smart, friendly, and innovative bunch. We're big on Social Responsibility, and have volunteer time, an annual charity auction, local scholarships, and more.
Constant Contact has the entrepreneurial culture of a start up, with the resources of a big company. We have an annual Innovation Day, ongoing innovation time (the "Innovation Jam" in our amazing InnoLoft), and Lunch + Learns, and we like to get to get stuff done, fast.
Benefits and Perks
We've got the stuff you'd expect from a great company, like a competitive salary and vacation time, but we've also got some fun perks like big bashes for milestones, free soda, and Beer Cart Fridays. Here's a list:
- Stock Options
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Generous Time Off
- 401(k) Match
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Health & Life Insurance
- Domestic Partner Coverage
- Family Friendly Programs
- Pet Insurance
- Cell Phone Discounts
- Gym Discounts
- Childcare Assistance & Sitter City Membership
- Wellness Initiatives
- Free Constant Contact Account
- Free Soda, Coffee & Tea
- Beer Cart Fridays
- Bashes for Milestones
- Service Awards & Recognition
- Innovation Jams
- Company-Wide Meetings (Stay Informed & Ask Questions! We love when our employees do that)
- Lots and lots of free food
- Opportunities to make a difference through company-wide fundraisers and auctions, employee giving events, and planned time away with your team to volunteer with nonprofits and community groups
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Constant Contact®, Inc. was incorporated as Roving Software in 1995 and began operations in 1998. The goal was to develop an affordable, easy-to-use email marketing tool—to help small businesses build successful, lasting customer relationships. With Constant Contact, small organizations can communicate with current customers and members easily and affordably, build loyalty, and generate repeat business.
Constant Contact has since grown from a small start-up to a leading provider of email marketing and online survey tools for small businesses, associations, and nonprofits by focusing on our customer's satisfaction and needs with helpful, personal coaching. In 2004, we changed our name from Roving Software to Constant Contact, leveraging the success of the service and brand. In October 2007, Constant Contact completed its initial public offering and shares of its common stock began trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol CTCT.
Today, more than 500,000 customers worldwide from all types of small businesses and organizations—from retail, restaurants, and spas to business services, consultants, nonprofits, and associations—use Constant Contact for Email Marketing, Event Marketing, Online Surveys, and Social Media Marketing.
Constant Contact named one of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™.
Constant Contact named one of the 100 Small Business Influencer 2011 Champions
Stevie Award for “Best Overall Company of the Year” at the 2011 American Business Awards.
The Business Journals named Constant Contact the seventh-ranked business-to-business brand in the United States.
Winner of Best in Biz Awards for “Best Overall Company of the Year”
Spamhaus Block List honored Constant Contact with a Spamhaus Whitehat Network Silver Award for the company’s work in compliance and for limiting email spam with its customers.
SCORE’s 2011 Lou CampanelliAward given to Gail Goodman.
The Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange inducted Gail Goodman into its MITX Innovation Hall of Fame.
The Boston Globeselected Gail Goodman as one of the top 30 innovators in Massachusetts in 2011.
Boston Business Journal’s “Power 50” list of most influential Bostonians included Gail Goodman.
Boston Business Journal’s “Top 100 Women Led Businesses” included Constant Contact at number 11.
CIO Magazine’s 25th Annual CIO 100 Awards
Steve Awards for Sales & Customer Service 2012.
BtoBSocial Media Marketing Awards
The Communicator Awards- Award of Excellence, website category for Quickstarter
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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I have been working at Constant Contact full-time (more than an year)Pros
Unlimited vacation time, nice atmosphere, no-asshole policy really makes a difference. The engineering caliber on the whole is not top-notch, but it's far from terrible, and there are a few standout people who are truly inspiring.Cons
Sometimes you have to dig around to find good opportunities for personal development, but managers tend to be open to helping you if you ask for it.RecommendsNeutral OutlookApproves of CEO
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
- Application Details
I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 4+ weeks – interviewed at Constant Contact.Interview Details
The recruiting department is organized and professional. The primary contact in recruiting sent an interview schedule including interviewer names and titles. This was helpful to prepare in advance for what might be asked.
The first round interviewers were peer managers, directors, and other leaders in the organization. The interview team asked questions around fit, previous accomplishments, and challenges. A recruiting team member took me to the cafeteria to grab lunch and take it back to the interview room so I could have some time to myself and prepare for the afternoon.
The recruiter reached out the same week to schedule a second round for the following week with other managers and team members in the teams that I'd manage. Some interviews were with two interviewers, and the team interviews were with all available members. This helped me to understand the team dynamics and it was helpful for them to meet me and ask their own questions.
Overall, the people I met with were welcoming and the process was timely and concise.Interview Questions
Accepted OfferPositive Experience
- The director created work related business cases to estimate and identify risks and prioritized tasks with the teams I'd manage. This was a great way to see how we'd work together under a time constraint and for the interview team to see how I'd fit into the company culture. Answer Question
The tools. The people. The drive to help small business do more business.
We’re pretty lucky here at Constant Contact: every day, we come to work knowing what we do helps our customers bring their passions to life. Our employees are committed to creating products and services that get small businesses the results they need, and it’s that commitment that drives our own...
Mission: To empower small businesses and nonprofits to grow customer relationships and succeed.