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Spree Commerce has an immediate opening for Vice President/Marketing in our headquarters in Bethesda, MD. This is the top marketing executive at the company. At Spree Commerce, we provide ecommerce businesses with a unique, automated platform to manage complexity in order to drive their growth. Stores turn to our platform to automate shipping, fulfillment, inventory, accounting, customer service, and more.

Spree Commerce is well funded with strong venture backing, and we’re growing quickly. We pride ourselves on hiring top talent. If you are a proven marketer who wants to work in a fast-paced, collegial environment, this is the place for you.

Summary of Position:

The Vice President of Marketing will define the company’s market strategy and implement the resulting plans to meet company objectives. We intend to engage in a variety of tactics in order to achieve our goals, so the right person will be versatile enough to cover a wide range of initiatives. The VP will manage a growing team as well as a reasonable marketing budget. This is a high energy startup, so the VP must be comfortable rolling up his/her sleeves to get things done.

Responsibilities

  • Strategic Marketing Plan - Develop and execute a plan that includes corporate branding/positioning, market & competitive analysis, customer segment targeting, and related product positioning.
  • Communications & PR - Oversee marketing communications including branding, public relations, advertising, white papers, conferences, and website design and content. Manager PR agency. Liaise between agency and company’s senior company executives to ensure a consistent messaging strategy and coordinate placement as speakers, bylines, etc.
  • Community Evangelism – Continue the growth of our developer community, through events such as our annual developer conference in addition to smaller events, classes, and sponsorships.
  • Lead Generation - Define and direct marketing programs for demand creation and lead generation to meet pipeline goals, including SEO/SEM, webinars, and more.
  • Product Marketing - Oversee product marketing including product launch management, sales training, presentations, sales tools, competitive analysis and general sales support. Work closely with Product Management on product positioning and value propositions.
  • Budget - Develop and manage the company’s marketing budget.
  • Reporting – Develop, track, and report on metrics and success criteria for all marketing programs and activities.

Ideal candidates will have a passion for marketing and an eagerness to learn and expand upon their existing marketing experience and training. The Marketing Coordinator must be a fast learner, very organized, energetic, analytical and proactive.

This is an exciting opportunity for an entry-level marketing professional to gain a broad level of B2B digital marketing experience in a fast pace, exciting environment.

Education/Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must be a collaborative, high-energy, strategic leader with a strong sense of urgency and a performance-based track record of success.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of B2B software marketing experience.
  • Must be able to work closely and successfully with sales to ensure revenue targets are achieved.
  • Ability to quickly understand new technologies, and to convey the value proposition of those technologies and successfully distinguish them from competitive platforms.
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written and presentation) and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of staff levels, and with a variety of audiences (technology, business, etc.).
  • An undergraduate degree is required; an MBA or related graduate degree is a plus.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing/changing tasks/priorities.
  • Driven self-starter with high initiative and confidence. Collaborative team player.

We offer a competitive compensation package and a fantastic work environment.

To apply for this position send an email to jobs@spreecommerce.com