Director of Marketing and Media

Blue Marble Geographics
22 Carriage Lane
Hallowell, ME 04347
United States

Category
Industry
Computer Software
Job Start Date
8/1/2019
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

 

Job Description

Blue Marble Geographics, a world leader in GIS software and the developer of the Geographic Calculator and Global Mapper, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Marketing Professional. Blue Marble is a well-established, growing GIS software company with a global B2B customer base. The ideal candidate in this role will have a strong success record in driving leads for B2B companies and an understanding of how to target multiple B2B buyers across segments. She/he will have developed, executed, and measured demand generation programs that achieve growth objectives addressing net new, retention, and incremental revenue targets. Successful candidates will have the ability to interact effectively with peers, management, industry leaders, and advertisers. Blue Marble Geographics is the place to be if you have a desire to learn new things every day, develop exciting and powerful products, and want to live, or work, in the beautiful State of Maine.

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role you will be responsible for creating marketing initiatives, from concept through development, execution, and reporting. Working with a marketing team and content experts, you will directly and indirectly impact the company's sales pipeline and ensure existing customer engagement by increasing exposure and awareness in the marketplace. Your primary focus will be planning marketing initiatives of a variety of types including lead generation, product releases, branding, campaigns, sales initiatives, customer satisfaction and retention, face to face customer events, as well as web events along with all other go to market strategies.

Reporting to the President, you will drive qualified site traffic and determine optimal ROI for lead generation efforts. This position works closely with Product Management and Sales Team to determine and execute on product positioning, messaging, marketing and sales plans. These plans include sales collateral, promotions calendar, conference/tradeshow participation, digital communications, social media, press and advertising campaigns as well as general field support from a marketing perspective.

The Director of Marketing will develop new product marketing launch plans, ensuring all internal and external resources are in place: collateral development, website management with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), public relations, sales tools, event support, customer notifications, etc. This position will also oversee the marketing budget for collateral, social media, advertising and tradeshows.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative leader that is excited by the opportunity to take Blue Marble's marketing to the next level as the company grows.

Travel required. Passport required.

Job Requirements
Skills & Abilities

Excellent verbal, and written communication and organizational skills
Proficiency in Windows and Mac based computer technology & demonstrated skill using Microsoft Office and all appropriate business software along with the Adobe suite of tools
Must be able to manage multiple projects without constant supervision and deliver to established deadlines
Must be resourceful and organized in reaching deadlines and quickly identifying and communicate obstacles
Dedicated, assertive, team player who is detail oriented
Ability to work with entry level to the c-level, comfortable in a fast-paced evolving business environment
Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Business, Marketing or similar from a four-year College or University
5 years' marketing experience in a lead role
Experience leading a small team a plus
Experience in the industry is strongly preferred, but not required
Requires experience developing marketing strategy and plans and executing those plans to support growth goals
Technical writing skills are strongly desired and graphic design experience would be extremely complimentary
Employer
Danielle Caron
22 Carriage Lane
Hallowell ME 04347
United States

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