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Project Manager, Digital Fulfillment [Part-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 understands the digital media space and can easily manage hundreds of digital assets, maintain excellent communications with advertisers and sponsors, and build upon a very light framework of our Digital product line. You are a detailed project manager, savvy with photo and video editing tools as well as many digital software platforms that can help our Digital Sponsors investments come to life. You are thoughtful and calculated, and you’re excited about the opportunities to get creative and collaborate with your team members to provide excellent customer service. 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 Project Manager of Digital Fulfillment is a half-time (approx. 20 hours/week) role who will be responsible for overseeing the fulfillment of digital products purchased through Live Event sponsorship and Digital packages on sustainablebrands.com.

Primary Responsibilities:

Digital Fulfillment:

  • Maintain and build excellent customer relations pertaining to digital content fulfillment
  • Manage sponsor deliverables within Asana Projects and Tasks (ie. scheduling banner ads on SB.com, scheduling banner ads in weekly newsletters, scheduling sponsored editorial)
  • Schedule and manage the delivery of sponsored articles in collaboration with SB editorial team.
  • Collect data and prepare media delivery reports following delivery periods
  • Create and vet Solution Provider Directory listings and Brand Hub listings, often converting them to BD prospects.
  • Maintain paid sponsor category positions on SB.com and manage inventory
  • Develop a quarterly check-in calendar with all current digital partners, providing recaps and remaining benefits

Webinar Fulfillment: 

  • Manage webinar calendar and all deliverables associated with producing and delivering webinars
    • Schedule and coordinate with the Global Brand team for all webinar assets and marketing calendar
    • Utilize the digital recording platform to schedule, communicate, and record all webinars
    • Provide excellent customer service and communication to the webinar presenters, often rehearsing with them beforehand, collecting their assets, and providing them confidence in production
    • Execute post-production of webinars, including editing and posting in our Digital Library and Vimeo.

Digital Assets & Archive:

  • Maintain and organize ad inventory on AWS and Google Ad Manager
  • Schedule placement of ad inventory and line orders on Google Ad Manager
  • Collect and archive all sponsor logos and ad inventory
  • Collect and archive all digital content; organize downloadable content on SB.com
  • Work with Digital & Sponsorship team to achieve identified OKIRs

About You/Experience Required:

  • 3-5 years of experience 
  • Proficient in Google Analytics, Google Ad Manager, and Amazon AWS
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator + Premier Pro
  • Proficient with HTML and Wordpress
  • Experience with Project Management tools, bonus if you've worked in Asana
  • 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
  • Familiarity or passion for sustainable business also a bonus.

To apply:

Send an email with the subject "Project Manager, Digital Fulfillment" 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. 
  • Please include a URL to your LinkedIn profile
  • How you heard about the role and why you want to work for Sustainable Brands.

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:

Planning:

  • 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

Implementation:

  • 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

Analysis:

  • 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.

Senior Business Development Rep [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'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 Business Development Representative is responsible for bringing in new business across our three Lines of Business: Live Event Sponsorship, Membership, and through the Digital Platform. You will work in collaboration with the rest of the BDRs to strategically bring value and opportunity to our customers, who are some of the world's largest brands leading sustainability today. You will travel to conference locations several times per year, and will also be responsible for visiting customers and cultivating relationships ongoing. You are extremely diligent in relationship management and you bring heart and personality to the work you do.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Deliver annualized sales between US$500K - $1.5MM depending on experience, position and tenure level, through the creation and ongoing management of a Sales Pipeline that is both self-generated as well as generated by internal Business Development processes
  • Seek to engage with Global 1000 companies horizontally and vertically, finding the decision maker and crafting custom engagement opportunities
  • Grow revenue both nationally & internationally
  • Actively contribute to SB’s mission and growth opportunities across all business / product lines
  • Develop global sponsorship packages (in conjunction with marketing and operations teams) to include:
    • Digital outreach
    • On-site customer service program
    • Package/customize multiple event & digital programs, globally

About You/Experience Required:

  • 7-10 years’ experience in strategic-level business development and sales environment
  • Demonstrated track record of solid sales performance driving revenue growth
  • Results driven & customer centric
  • Team player, collaborative in nature
  • Accountable in all actions and displaying unquestionable integrity and trust
  • Proactive, engaged & innovative thought leader and subject matter expert in Sustainability
  • Ability to communicate openly & encourages feedback amongst colleagues
  • Comfortable presenting to Senior Executives, CEOs, CMOs & CSOs
  • Expert client service experience and proven ability to inspire and motivate teams
  • Entrepreneurial experience a plus
  • Innovative & creative a natural out-of-the-box thinker
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, both written and verbal
  • Proven track record of cultivating relationships & developing proposals
  • MBA preferred
  • Excellent written, communication & presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Salesforce as a CRM is required

To apply:

Send an email with the subject "Senior Business Development Representative" 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 your philosophy on business development. What makes these kinds of relationships win-win?
  • 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.

SB'19 Detroit Innovation Open Coordinator [Part-time, Remote]

About Sustainable Brands

Sustainable Brands is the global learning, collaboration, and commerce community committed to replenishing the world through better brands. Sustainable Brands offers news and views from thought and practice leaders both online and at live events, a robust resource library and peer-to-peer learning groups. In addition, there are a variety of opportunities for solution providers to share their solutions with the global community of brand innovators seeking to deliver the better brands of the future. Sustainable Brands inspires, engages and equips today's business and brand leaders to grow revenues and enhance brand value, reputation and loyalty, while helping create a healthy and sustainable future for all. Sustainable Brands is produced and supported by Sustainable Life Media, located in San Francisco, CA. www.SustainableBrands.com

 

About the SB Innovation Open (SBIO)

SBIO is a startup competition for businesses who can have a big impact in the world of sustainability. The aim is to highlight the business models that bake social and/or environmental issues into their core while being a viable business that can scale their impact.

11 semi-finalists will be invited to attend the Sustainable Brands 2019 Detroit Conference in June 2019 where they will meet and pitch to a panel of judges before the final 4 are selected to pitch in front of the full conference audience. 

This year is the 8th SBIO and we want it to be the best yet. We need to find the elite among the next generation of sustainable brand startups.

 

About You

Someone passionate about startups working for good. Comfortable networking - reaching out to potential participants, sponsors, and media partners. A well organized self-starter, happy to take direction and show initiative. Strong time-management skills and the ability to work fully remote.

 

About the Position

From now to June 2019 we need someone to commit to 10-20 hours per week to coordinate:

  • Securing sponsors, prizes, and partners
  • Marketing the competition to potential entrants
  • Fielding applications and inquiries from entrants
  • Writing up interviews with past and present SBIO finalists to be published on SustainableBrands.com
  • Securing the judges
  • Coordinating the semi-finalists to be prepared and onsite for the conference
  • Coordinating the SBIO event onsite

This position includes travel & accommodations to Detroit for the conference from June 3-6, 2019.  Undergraduates and Grad Students are encouraged to apply for academic credit.  We are always looking for qualified individuals to join our team, so the potential for future employment is there for the right candidate.

 

Bonus Skills & Experience

  • Comfortable using G Suite, Asana, Zoom, and Dropbox
  • Background in sustainability and/or well read on the subject
  • Passionate about startups and innovation
  • Local Michigan candidates encouraged to apply!

 

Why you’ll love SB

Our team is an incredible and eclectic mix of media and sustainable business experts. We offer a flexible work schedule, possible part-time telecommuting and the best networking opportunity of your life. Check out our SB’18 Vancouver speaker list and you’ll know what we mean. We are a fun, young team of individuals passionate about the role brand and business can play in moving towards a sustainable future. If you feel the same way, we'd love to hear from you.

 

To apply:

Send an email with the subject "SB'19 Detroit Innovation Open Coordinator" 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. 
  • Please include a URL to your LinkedIn profile
  • How you heard about the role and why you want to work for Sustainable Brands.