Who’s Hiring in CLE: JACK Casino, BlueBridge Networks, JumpStart…


Welcome to the latest edition of Fresh Water Cleveland's “Who’s Hiring” series, where we feature growing companies with open positions, what they’re looking for, and how to apply. Please send your freshest job tips and postings to karin@freshwatercleveland.com.

JACK Cleveland Casino
JACK Cleveland Casino is looking to hire up to 75 part-time table games dealers in the coming months to meet business demand. The casino is seeking upbeat people who enjoy working in a fast-paced, exciting environment in the heart of downtown Cleveland.

Those who would like to embark on a career in the gaming industry will be required to attend JACK Dealer School, a free seven-week training session designed to provide qualified applicants with the necessary skills.

JACK Dealer School starts Oct. 19 and participants must be at least 21 years of age. Prior casino industry experience is not necessary. Those interested should apply online.

BlueBridge Networks
BlueBridge Networks has experienced rapid expansion and boasts big name clients like the Cleveland Museum of Art, which hired BlueBridge to build a cloud-based storage solution that would provide long-term archival preservation of the institution's digital assets.

BlueBridge has grown both in size and capabilities since its formation in January 2004. "BlueBridge is in the business of keeping businesses and institutions in business through multiple data center services," says Kevin Goodman, BlueBridge managing director and partner. "BBN is about best-in-class data centers and Cloud offerings where high availability, reliability, and security are paramount."

As a result of growth and expanded service offerings, BlueBridge is looking for a data center operations manager and senior cloud engineers.

JumpStart, Inc.
JumpStart, Inc., a non-profit venture development organization that provides a combination of funding and high-impact assistance for entrepreneurs and small business owners, needs an IT Intern to assist the IT staff in supporting the needs of JumpStart and Team NEO. The IT staff at JumpStart is responsible for all the technical needs of the organization as well as its facilities. The person in this role will initially assist with solving users’ computer needs and configuring laptops for deployment, as well as inventory management, data entry and cleansing, and other tasks as needed to support the goals of the department. Apply by registering with JumpStart’s careers page.

Playhouse Square
Playhouse Square is searching for a candidate with outstanding interpersonal skills and a solid sales background to fill the full-time role of group services account executive. This position involves generating group ticket sales as well as developing and maintaining relationships with customers to increase sales and donations for Playhouse Square. Requirements include computer proficiency and prior phone sales experience in arts/theater/entertainment. This position is salary plus commission. To apply, please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to human resources.

Splash Financial
Splash Financial, a Cleveland-based high-growth startup, is looking for a VP of technology to set vision and strategy for software development, as well as act in a hands-on development role. Reporting to the CEO, this role will own all of product development and will be the in-house technology expert for the organization. To apply, email resumes to the hiring manager.

Grants Plus
Grants Plus, a firm that assists its clients in identifying grant funders and writing/securing grants, has several open positions, including a client engagement associate, a senior consultant, and a consultant to work out of the group’s Cleveland office. Interested applicants can email Melissa Henson with cover letters and resumes in PDF attachments.

Karin Connelly Rice
Karin Connelly Rice

About the Author: Karin Connelly Rice

Karin Connelly Rice enjoys telling people's stories, whether it's a promising startup or a life's passion. Over the past 20 years she has reported on the local business community for publications such as Inside Business and Cleveland Magazine. She was editor of the Rocky River/Lakewood edition of In the Neighborhood and was a reporter and photographer for the Amherst News-Times. At Fresh Water she enjoys telling the stories of Clevelanders who are shaping and embracing the business and research climate in Cleveland.