Junior Marketing Manager

Location
Alexandria, Virginia
Posted
Oct 17, 2018
Closes
Jan 26, 2019
Function
Management
Hours
Full Time
Junior Marketing Manager

The Motley Fool has been the trusted source for personal finance and investing guidance for over 25 years, offering straight-talk on the market's best investment opportunities. Founded in a garage by two brothers, our company has gone from a home-grown passion to a global force. Today, we are helping to advocate for the individual investor in eight countries and plan to expand with aggressive growth over the next five years. And our team is looking for a Marketing Manager to help us keep up with future growth! And while we have remote Fools located in-country, much of our Canadian operation, Motley Fool Canada, is conducted from FoolHQ in Alexandria, VA.

Motley Fool Canada is a publisher with tens of thousands of members and a mission to make the world happier, smarter, and richer. Over the next year, the team plans to continue expanding at a rapid pace, and we need a creative and process-driven person to help us achieve our operational and strategic goals. If you have a passion for database marketing, email marketing, and paid advertising, and you feel you are at your best when working in a fast-paced environment, we want to meet you! As part of a smaller, more agile team, you will directly impact the Canadian team's financial outcomes and have multiple opportunities to make your mark across the entire business. Your team will trust you with autonomy in your role, and you will be encouraged to take on new challenges and pick up more skills along the way.

If you are ready to join our Global team and collaborate with Fools across the world, click apply and send us your Foolishly-written cover letter and resume! We're ready to be impressed.

This role is based at FoolHQ in Alexandria, VA.

Primary responsibilities include:

Collaborating with copywriters to develop email marketing campaigns and following through the editing, legal approval, and designing processes.Setting up sales emails and being comfortable with email operations, including laying out copy, setting up segmentation, testing, and looking at the results.Helping with paid advertising (Facebook, Google Display, etc.) to reach a wider audience and capture emails from potential members.Innovating new ways to improve team efficiency - we are constantly working to move faster and smarter. Working with different teams across the business and sharing big takeaways from successful and not-so-successful campaigns.Brainstorming and testing ideas to improve conversions across all parts of the marketing funnel, including acquisition, product development, renewals, and upsell.

Qualities you will need to succeed in this role:

Genuine passion for direct response marketing and sales marketing.Ability to communicate with and organize distributed teams.Familiarity and/or experience with Google Docs, Google Sheets, Trello, and Slack.Interest in working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.Ability to be both flexible and humble.Desire to keep learning new things!

Qualities that are great to have, but not required:

Familiarity with The Motley Fool and/or a passion for investing in the stock market.Understanding of email segmentation and email operations.Familiarity with Funnel.io and/or Google Analytics.Familiarity with Mailchimp and WordPress.

The Motley Fool Holdings, Inc., provides equal opportunity to all individuals on the basis of individual performance and qualification without regard to race, sex, marital status, religion, color, age, national origin, non-job-related handicap or disability, sexual orientation, or other protected factor.

We should, however, make you aware that there is one notable exception to this policy. It is our strict and earnest intention — and the company's historical record will bear this out — we will never hire any of the following: robots, replicants, or morlocks. Now keep in mind we are well aware that all of the aforementioned have intentions of world domination in the future, but as of now we have no place for them at The Motley Fool … unless the year is 2122 and the revolution has already occurred. If that is the case we welcome our new robot, replicant, or morlock rulers!!! Perhaps we have said too much?

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