Director of Marketing

| North Suburbs

Here at Spark Hire, we're helping 5,000+ organizations in 100 countries make better hires faster than ever before with our video interviewing platform. While we're the fastest growing company in our space, we believe there's no reason why we shouldn't scale from 5,000 to 50,000, 500,000, or even 5 million customers. Our industry-leading platform is recognized as the gold standard by esteemed software review site G2 Crowd. We’ve also been recognized as one of the best startups to work for (nationally) and a best small business to work for in the Chicago area.

We're looking for a Director of Marketing with a track record of building demand generation engines that fuel long-term, repeatable growth.

As the Director of Marketing, you’ll be the leading the development and execution of campaigns and strategies to drive net new leads into our funnel and converting them to customers to help us hit these customer acquisition milestones.

In this role, you'll perfect and improve the current systems we have in place and identify new opportunities that will produce meaningful results. You'll regularly collaborate with in-house marketers, freelancers, and agencies to plan and and execute marketing programs and strategies.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Own and scale our email marketing efforts
  • Increase sales pipeline through inbound and outbound marketing strategies
  • Execute marketing automation best practices and strategies using tools such as HubSpot, Salesforce, Outreach, and more
  • Create content that maps to the buyer's journey and generates a large volume of leads (eBooks, webinars, blogs, videos, print collateral, and more)
  • Drive the end-to-end management of integrated marketing programs
  • Lead the implementation of new tools and be accountable for their effectiveness
  • Present performance metrics and reports to management
  • Partner with sales, customer success, and other team members to help them be more effective in their roles with unmatched marketing support

As a Spark Hire marketer, you should be:

Thoughtful - take a methodical and meticulous approach to executing strategies/campaigns
Creative - think outside the box and solve unique challenges with innovative solutions
Passionate - get behind our product and mission
Organized - manage a lot of moving parts in a fast paced environment
Ambitious - set lofty goals and do whatever it takes to achieve them

 

Preferred Skills and Experience

You should have 5+ years of B2B marketing experience (preferably at a SaaS company and bonus points if the companies you've worked for have a similar pricing model to ours) with exceptional writing skills (direct response copywriting)

We're looking for someone with a proven track record in:

  • Demand generation
  • Marketing automation
  • Content marketing
  • SEO/SEM
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Paid advertising (don't need to be an expert, but strong familiarity is important)
  • Scaling marketing programs that drive repeatable results

You should have experience using these tools/platforms:

  • Advanced experience with HubSpot (our marketing automation platform)
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce CRM
  • Unbounce
  • Wordpress

What You’ll Love About Spark Hire

  • Great Culture – We have in and out of the office activities going on all the time. From celebrating birthdays, happy hours, Cubs games, holiday parties, picnics, friendly competitions, and more!
  • Health Benefits – Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Paid Time Off – Employees receive paid time off which start accruing on day one of employment and paid holidays
  • Birthday PTO - Get your birthday as a paid day off!
  • Work/Life Balance – We pride ourselves on having a great work/life balance.
  • Gym Subsidy - We contribute a significant amount towards a gym membership at the nearby Lifetime Fitness.
  • 401(k) - Start saving for your future retirement!

If this opportunity interests you, apply today! We can't wait to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Location

1500 Skokie Boulevard, Northbrook, IL 60062
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What’s the vibe like in the office?

The people I work with are just the best. There is never a dull day.

Jason

Technical Support Manager

What does your typical day look like?

My typical day starts off with responding to inbound emails and going through my tasks for the day. I spend a lot of time on the phone with customers, walking them through the platform and answering any questions that they may have. I enjoy conversing with customers while balancing out banter between coworkers and a fun work environment

Ryan

Account Manager

What makes someone successful on your team?

Accountability is king! To be successful you need to be dependable. Being proactive and facing challenges head-on with a positive attitude is crucial. Someone who is adaptable, available to help each other & our processes improve, & thinks swiftly. Having fun is paramount. Successful team members walk in each day passionate about contributing.

Jeremy

Sales Manager

What is your vision for the company?

Spark Hire should be part of every organization's recruiting process. We're at 4,000 customers now, but believe there's nothing stopping us from 40,000, 400,000, or 4 million customers! We want Spark Hire to be the norm for any company, anywhere in the world.

Josh

CEO

What are some social events your company does?

A company who values culture is important to me, and I found that here at Spark Hire. Some of the social events we have are holiday parties, potlucks, dress up days, and team outings.

Elyse

Administrative Assistant

What are Spark Hire Perks + Benefits

Spark Hire Benefits Overview

Spark Hire constantly strives to improve the benefits and perks it provides to its employees. As the company grows, the leadership team seeks opportunities to give back to the individual team members in as many ways as possible. We take a lot of pride in ensuring the Sparktans are happy and enjoy coming into work. This definitely includes offering quality benefits, but more importantly, Spark Hire is focused and invested in the continuous improvement of the company culture and atmosphere.

Culture
Friends Outside of Work
Eat lunch together
Open Door Policy
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Depending on your role within the company, work schedules are flexible with opportunities for remote work.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Paid Holidays
Spark Hire offers all employees paid time off to observe major holidays.
Paid Sick Days
Spark Hire offers paid time off for vacations and sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Spark Hire stocks fridges in the office kitchens with a wide variety of beer. Enter the kitchen on a Thursday after work and you'll likely find a few Sparktans enjoying a cold one.
Casual Dress
Spark Hire's casual dress code allows employees to be comfortable while they work. Jeans and casual tops are the norm!
Company Outings
Spark Hire has regularly planned company outings including holiday parties, Cubs games, bowling, company BBQs, and more!
Stocked Kitchen
Spark Hire has a stocked kitchen including your favorite Keurig cups, La Croix, beer, and more!
Some Meals Provided
Spark Hire provides free breakfast on Wednesdays and catered lunches once per month.
Happy Hours
Spark Hire hosts monthly happy hours at local bars and restaurants to bring the team together. The happy hours usually follow our monthly all hands meetings.
Parking
Spark Hire employees don't have to worry about parking as our building has a private lot.
Fitness Subsidies
Spark Hire contributes $120 per month per employee to a LifeTime fitness membership which is right next to the office.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Spark Hire offers employees extensive training and encourages learning and development. Spark Hire participates in many conferences throughout the year.
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