Manager, Marketing Operations [Full-time, Remote]

About Sustainable Brands:

Sustainable Brands® is the premier global community of brand innovators who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. We seek to be the community of choice that inspires, engages and equips brands to prosper by creating a sustainable and thriving global economy. Digitally published news articles and issues-focused conversation topics, internationally known conferences and regional events, a robust e-learning library and peer-to-peer membership groups all facilitate community learning and engagement throughout the year. Sustainable Brands is a division of Sustainable Life Media headquartered in San Francisco, CA.

Joining our team offers you the opportunity to gain a first-hand awareness into what is happening at the forefront of innovation for sustainability. You'll meet the people who are making it happen and growing yourself and contributing to a healthy organization in the process.

Why You:

You are an experienced professional who can help the Event Marketing team create and execute innovative, data-driven, marketing campaigns. Developing a marketing strategy and tactical plan to promote a conference and grow attendance to thousands of attendees is super exciting to you. You have experience as a marketer, but most importantly you have a passion for learning from industry trends, sharing those insights with team members, and using your experience and new learning to create well-oiled campaigns. You are analytical, thoughtful and detail-oriented, and you’re excited about the opportunities to get creative and collaborate with team members to think of outside-the-box ideas to reach new customers.  Please bring your energy, creativity and thoroughness to this work, and you’ll be a great addition to the team!

Why you'll love working with us:

Our team is a diverse mix of media, sustainability and business experts. Our people are changing the fundamental business conversation from just profit to purpose, people and passion. Passion to build a world of better brands; brands for good. We are a team of fun individuals who believe in the role brand and business play in creating a sustainable and regenerative future. Our team works remotely, with the bulk of our employees in the San Francisco Bay Area. This role can be based anywhere in the U.S., but we will give preference to candidates on the Pacific and Mountain Time Zones. If you are inspired by working with others whose purpose is to have a lasting impact on the world, you’ll fit in well here.

Summary of Role:

The Manager of Marketing Operations will be responsible for the why and how of a marketing strategy set to reach thousands of conference attendees, speakers, sponsors and partners. You will work collaboratively with the Event Marketing team to oversee successful planning, execution and analysis of event marketing campaigns that drive total attendance, attendee revenue, and sponsorship revenue for the Sustainable Brands Live Events. Travel to several conference locations each year is likely. This person will also be responsible for speaking to interested customers and cultivating relationships.

Primary Responsibilities:

Marketing Campaigns:


  • Leverage SB data to help Product Leader assemble live event marketing plans, communications plans, and creative, effective marketing campaigns.
  • Plan and analyze effective, engaging email campaigns about the event to target likely customers and conference alumni
  • Monitor competitive events and generate innovative marketing tactics for team to use


  • Deliver against Live Event attendee revenue goals that are set in collaboration with the senior management team
  • Set up and modify event microsite web pages to support campaign initiatives; build pages that engage potential customers and help them convert 
  • Monitor prospect funnel from microsite visitor to converted attendee and sponsor; improve this conversion through lead capture tactics, nurture campaigns and other mechanisms
  • Overseeing marketing operations through technologies like Pardot, Google Analytics, Adwords, Tag Manager, and social media sites
  • Help the team implement against plans and budget; help project manage tasks for different team members and execute on budget
  • Set up and manage campaigns in Pardot to nurture conference attendee and sponsorship leads
  • Create ad hoc design assets -- banner ads, social media graphics, videos -- to support event marketing campaigns
  • Manage content capture efforts at conferences and its use in promotional materials thereafter


  • Track performance of marketing campaigns and iterate where necessary
  • Collect A/B and other campaign performance results to inform future work
  • Manage the development and delivery of the recap process and deck

About You/Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years of experience in Marketing, Digital Marketing or Marketing Operations a plus.
  • Must have an intermediate to extensive level of expertise in Marketing communications and analytics tools; including, but not limited to, Pardot (or other similar email marketing platforms), Microsoft Excel, Google Analytics, Adwords, and social media sites
  • Have a proven ability to plan, implement, and use data analysis to tweak marketing plans over a product or service cycle.
  • Excellent written communication, preferably marketing copy experience.
  • Thinks creatively about marketing tactics to engage and develop audience.
  • Proactive in analyzing performance, and making adjustments as necessary to get excellent results.
  • Ability to hit the ground running; will not need much training on the Primary Responsibilities
  • Proficiency in HTML, web design and/or Adobe Suite a big plus.
  • Familiarity or passion for sustainable business also a bonus.

To apply:

Send an email with the subject "Manager, Marketing Operations" to to [email protected]. Include the following:

  • Your resume 
  • A cover letter that is interesting and personal, not a summary of your experience or resume. Tell us about what gets your juices flowing when it comes to innovation and communications. 
  • Please include a URL to your LinkedIn profile and Twitter handle if applicable
  • How you heard about the role and why you want to work for Sustainable Brands.

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