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Digital Marketing Strategist 20 October 2017

Marmoset is seeking a Digital Marketing Strategist

This role is crucial in ensuring Marmoset’s digital marketing and content efforts are planned and optimized to maximize sales. The ideal candidate is focused on data-driven marketing while maintaining care and reverence for the brand. You have a strong understanding of the rapidly changing state of e-commerce, and how Marmoset can leverage these trends and changes. You have a firm grasp on concepts like “conversion rate optimization” and “frictionless commerce.” The ideal candidate is a self-starter, a natural leader and is able to help keep our Marketing Team moving quickly and in the right direction.

You –

Basics: You understand the critical relationship between brand, marketing, analytics and achieving results. You thrive at developing relationships — especially online. You are weirdly passionate about numbers, data, analytics and understanding the “why” behind these things. You like to have fun and want to be part of a collaborative team. You have a deep understanding of e-commerce.

Personality: You’re a people person. Upbeat, strong, proactive and an assertive communicator. You’re both analytical and creative-minded. You’re a self-starter with a contagious “can-do” attitude. You’re an early adopter and you play well with others. You welcome criticism and often seek critical feedback.

Abilities: You eat data and spreadsheets for breakfast and are known for geeking out in Google Analytics. You’re a strategic thinker, a problem solver know how to be loud and fight for your ideas. You’re able to juggle while sprinting.

Experience: Demonstrated experience developing and executing digital strategy. E-commerce, SEO, A/B Testing, Conversion Optimization, and PPC Ad experience is a plus. You know what “frictionless commerce” is. Experienced with Google Analytics, MailChimp, and Squarespace. You have at least one year of experience as a community manager, digital strategist, marketing leader or a similar role.

Passion + Purpose: A passion for community. Enjoys relationships, meeting new people and making a difference in the world. Love for learning, music, film, art and creativity is required.


A Portland, Oregon based creative agency with BIG dreams. Launched in 2010, steadily growing.

It’s more than a creative agency. Marmoset’s core purpose is Community — caring for our people: our staff, our clients, and our entire community.

Familial work environment that’s fun, offers flexibility and cares deeply about what we do.

Marmoset has ranked #6 “Fastest Growing Companies in Oregon,” “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon,” and INC Magazine’s 2017 Best Places to Work.

Occasional 50 hour work weeks are offset with unlimited paid time off with tons of flexibility.

Benefits: Unlimited paid time off, flexible work environment, one month paid sabbatical after 4 years, medical, dental, matching 401K. Health & Wellness benefit, mass transit benefit, Bike benefit, technology allowance, cell phone stipend, continuing education, progressive vibes and kombucha on tap that flows like a river. Profit sharing equal to 12% of one’s annual pay.

Culture: Marmoset fosters a progressive culture and work environment with a high degree of trust, collaboration and level of care that’s hard to find.

Learn more about our culture and values bywatching a TED Talk by our Founder + CEO
Ryan Wines: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZX-wTXC35wo

Because we are a small company, this opportunity has the potential (and likelihood) to evolve in a variety of ways as we continue to grow, and will at times require a high degree of flexibility, patience, adaptation and juggling, depending on what needs to be done.
Worth knowing: At Marmoset, being aligned on virtues and values is more important than credentials, accolades or experience. Along those lines, here are the top, most important virtues of a successful Marmoset employee:

Commitment (to all of the unique, quirky ways, norms, systems, culture, and rituals at Marmoset).
Fire in the Belly.
A sincere desire to listen, learn and grow.
Talent and Experience (important, but intentionally listed last)

If these virtues resonate with you and sound like how someone might describe you, then we’re on the right track.

Most importantly, you should know we care about people more than awards, achievement, and financial success attained in the bottom line. People, quality of life and relationships matter most. Period. We’re a close-knit group of people and we work hard to maintain a positive, healthy, rewarding and even fun culture. Here’s Marmoset’s purpose and core values, as defined by our staff:

Purpose: Community

Core Values:

Take care of our people: our staff, our clients, our community.
Do the unexpected and blow people’s minds.
Respect and celebrate the differences among us – including our diverse identities, backgrounds and cultures.
Have fun. Be healthy. Unplug and enjoy the fruits of our labor.
Do the right thing.

We work to keep these core values and purpose ever-present in all that we do and we let them be a filter we use to make decisions and help us do better work.

Marmoset provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Marmoset complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

SE Portland
$38k - $43k annual + 12% annual profit sharing
APPLICATION PROCESS Please submit a one page resume, a one page letter of interest, and 3-5 references - all in PDF format. Do not send us your standard, cookie-cutter resume. In your letter of interest, please be sure to include a statement of purpose (100 words maximum). Feel free to elaborate on your experience and your story so we can get to know you better. What sort of tools and systems do you use to stay organized? Tell us about your personality. How do others describe you? Are you introverted or extroverted and why? What are your superpowers? What is your kryptonite? Most importantly, how do you see yourself making an impact at Marmoset? The closing date for this position is Friday, November 3, 2017. We will review candidates on a rolling basis as applications are received. Please apply as soon as you can and carefully follow the application guidelines. Applications that don’t strictly follow the above guidelines may not be considered. Please email your complete PDF to opportunities@marmosetmusic.com. We will respond to all applicants and inquiries via email; please do not call.
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