At VIQTORY, we put a high value on company culture, and that starts with our employees. Get to know our team in this month’s Employee Spotlight. 20 Questions With David Dobson, Senior B2B Marketing Manager
How long have you worked at VIQTORY?
As of answering this questionnaire, I’ll be working with VIQTORY for less than 2 months.
What is your job title?
Senior B2B Marketing Manager.
Briefly describe your primary responsibilities within that role. (What does a typical day look like?)
The B2B team works closely with the sales team to design and execute marketing campaigns and activities across the appropriate channels promoting VIQTORY’s products and services, including email marketing automation, digital and web content, videos, whitepapers, webinars, and website optimization.
What is it you enjoy most about your job?
No two days are ever the same, and that’s what keeps things interesting. I am lucky enough to be one of those people that can say that I truly like my job and what I do. It’s a bonus that I get to take what I do to help connect military veterans with previously unknown civilian employment, entrepreneurship, and education opportunities.
What is your favorite memory from working at VIQTORY?
On my first day on the job, I had the opportunity to meet Vietnam veteran and Steelers legend Rocky Bleier. Since then, well, we’ve been COVID-19 quarantine.
Where are you from?
I’m a Navy brat, so I moved from one naval base to next – Charleston, Pearl Harbor, New London, and ultimately landing in Kings Bay.
Where did you go to school and what was your major?
I have a BS in Broadcast Communications from Georgia Southern University.
What was your first job?
My very first job was a pin monkey in the back of a bowling alley. My first post-college job was as a video editor at a post-house in Atlanta, GA.
How do you spend your time outside of the office?
In my free time, I enjoy photography, creating videos, drone piloting, working on my cars, and some minor woodworking. During the warmer season, you will most likely find me on my boat cruising the Beaver and Ohio rivers.
What are your favorite sports teams?
Steelers and Pens.
Who are your 3 favorite bands/artists?
Alkaline Trio, Against Me!, and The Airborne Toxic Event.
What is your favorite food?
A Philly cheesesteak.
If you could have dinner with 3 people from history who would they be?
My father, Johnny Cash, and Steve Jobs.
What is the last book you read?
Unmarketing by Scott Stratton and Alison Kramer
What is your favorite place to travel?
I love the beach. So anywhere there’s sun and sand. Not sure how I ended up in Pittsburgh.
Do you have any pets?
I have a dog, 3 cats, and a hamster.
What’s the best concert you’ve ever been to?
That’s a tough one. I’d say it’s either Against Me! or The Gaslight Anthem.
If you could only watch one movie for the rest of your life what would it be?
Any of the Back to the Future films.
Tea or coffee?
Coffee, hands down.
What ranks first on your, “Bucket List?”
Traveling to Europe.