Director of Marketing

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Director of Marketing





A thriving, mission-driven multimedia organization, ideastream touches the lives of millions locally and nationally by creating and distributing high-quality radio, television and web content. Joining ideastream as the Director of Marketing, you will be leading marketing strategies, expanding the brand’s digital presence, building community engagement events and supporting a vibrant work culture. We are looking for an experienced marketer to manage marketing communications efforts including:

  • Managing the implementation of marketing plans, including promotional campaigns, engagement events, digital marketing, and media relations.
  • Increasing brand awareness and positioning to optimize campaigns across multiple platforms.
  • Overseeing social media marketing strategies and content marketing to build communities and generate qualified leads.
  • Counseling and oversight of website and email marketing program.
  • Planning and execution of community engagement events.
  • Creating promotional consistency and positioning with paid and owned media campaigns including advertising, on-air spots, digital promotions and email marketing.
  • Working closely with internal partners to define promotional strategies, leverage resources and foster a spirit of creative collaboration.
  • Supervising the marketing team, including hiring, training, workloads, schedules and deadlines.
  • Guiding the day-to-day activities of the marketing team, including assigning employees and following up on work results.
  • Managing agency providers, consultants, freelancers and other suppliers, including contract negotiation and management.
  • Understanding and developing budgets and finance, including expenditures, research and development appropriations, return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, manage and track marketing campaigns.
  • Knowledge and understanding of customer journey theory.
  • Proficiency working with computer systems – MS Office Suite, social media management and customer relationship management software.
  • Experience in digital marketing and events management.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster teamwork, work independently and meet project deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop operating revenue and expense budgets.
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills working in a diverse environment.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a nonprofit, marketing or public media setting.

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ideastream is an equal opportunity employer: women, minorities, veterans and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.