Application deadline: We are accepting applications until Wednesday, January 16th, 2019.
Who is Social Media Examiner? We’re an online media company that helps millions of marketers navigate the fast changing social media marketing industry. We’re headquartered just outside San Diego in Poway, California.
Our content: Our blog was established in 2009 and remains one of the largest in the marketing world. Our Social Media Marketing podcast (launched in 2012) is ranked in the top 100 in Apple’s business category. We also produce a weekly live show (the Social Media Marketing Talk Show), a weekly video documentary series on YouTube (The Journey), and a daily Alexa Flash Briefing.
Our products: Our annual conference, Social Media Marketing World, was launched in 2013 and takes place in San Diego, California. It is the world’s largest social media marketing-focused conference with 4,200 marketers attending in 2018 from all around the world.
Our membership organization, the Social Media Marketing Society, was launched in 2015. It provides online professional development to thousands of marketers.
Our Facebook Ads Summit, launched in 2018, is an annual online conference.
What is the opportunity? The mission of the marketing department is to successfully launch, promote, and sell all of our professional development products, as well as to cultivate community and produce audio and video content.
We’re seeking a Director of Marketing who will oversee five full-time marketers and at least seven contractors. This person will work in our Poway office and report directly to our founder and CEO, Michael Stelzner.
To apply, you must have at least 7 years of experience directing a team of online marketers. Extensive knowledge of email marketing, Facebook advertising, affiliate marketing, social media marketing, Google advertising, and Google Analytics is a requirement. A speciality in online product launches and copywriting is a plus.
Criteria #1: You are a people person: You must be someone who really understands how to manage and motivate people to work against aggressive timelines, and who can encourage the team when things need to change.
Criteria #2: You are calm under pressure: We want someone who can clearly communicate a plan and motivate the team to follow it through. Is this you?
Criteria #3: You are analytical: We want someone who is constantly asking, “Is it working?” And if it’s not working, you’re willing to quickly make changes.
Criteria #4: You demand excellence: You’re not willing to cut corners, but you also know how to get things done in a timely manner. You also have no issues rolling up your sleeves and helping to get the work done.
What are the benefits?
#1: Your work will make a lasting impact on marketers all around the world.
#2: You’ll join the executive team of a respected and growing company.
#3: You’ll be involved with the launch of new products.
#4: You’ll co-star in our docuseries, The Journey, on YouTube.
#5: You’ll receive all the other benefits you’d expect—competitive compensation, a 401(K) with matching, full health benefits, and bonus opportunities.
Please watch this video from our founder, Michael Stelzner: