Overview

Are you a digital marketer who is passionate about online display advertising, managing massive marketing spend, and maximizing digital advertising ROI? Would you like to work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and be part of growing performance-driven marketing team? If your answers are yes, your desk is waiting for you!
The Sr. Digital Marketing Specialist will be supporting customer acquisition strategy development and be responsible for implementation through Display channel (esp. Display with direct response marketing and sophisticated targeting, e.g. paid facebook/paid social), and deliver against new email subscriber and mobile app user volume, quality, and ROI on a quarterly basis. This role would be a critical team member on performance marketing team

Job Description 

  •   Support acquisition strategy development that will deliver hyper growth and lead tactical execution of display advertising with direct response marketing and targeting, e.g. paid facebook/paid social
  • Create A/B testing plan, lead the implementation to optimize campaigns, redesign creative and promote value proposition
  • Work closely with finance and data operations team on pacing acquisition spend and ROI, forecast, customer analytics, attribution tracking, while closely monitoring and reporting key metrics and develop immediate action plans to optimize campaign performance
  • Works closely with Product and Dev teams to develop and execute on roadmap of functional and technological capability enhancements to drive marketing spend efficiency and better customer experience
  • Closely watch the competitive landscape and best practices and proactively react to market actions and customer needs
Technical skills
  • 3+ years of experience in online or e-commerce marketing with a focus in customer acquisition
  • Prior working experience with million dollar annual marketing budget is a plus
  • Proven success in managing display advertising with direct response marketing and targeting, paid Facebook/paid social, media buying, bidding and online merchandising
  • Expertise in Facebook Business Manager and Google Analytics
  • Working knowledge in programmatic display tactics
  • Experience in developing highly targeted campaigns based on data and analytics
  • Experience in planning, implementing and measuring A/B testing and related statistics
  • Data manipulation in MS Excel; SQL skills is a plus
Soft Skills
  •  Proactive, highly-organized self-starter
  • Comfortable with fast-paced working environment; Highly resourceful, and work under pressure with tight deadlines
  • Very hands-on with the tactics; can-do approach and willing to be held accountable for business results
  • Excellent written, verbal, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills

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About Brad's Deals

Shop Smart, one of Forbes' 100 Most Promising Companies and a 101 Chicago Best and Brightest Organization, publishes deals and coupons from national retailers across a network of sites. The flagship, Brad’s Deals, is the largest editorial-driven curated shopping guide site with ever-growing monthly unique visitors.

Launched in 2002, the rapidly growing company has changed the way millions of consumers shop and is a leader in our space and in the Chicago technology community. We have relationships with over 2,500 top retailers (Amazon, Target, Dell, etc.), exposure to over 50M consumers a year and a consistent national media presence (USA Today, Today Show, WSJ, MSNBC).

The job is entrepreneurial, evolving and fun in a flexible and informal environment but requires top-tier work and dedication. The pay is competitive and full benefits (health, 401k, FSA, transportation allowance, etc.) will be provided.

The company is headquartered in Chicago's River North neighborhood blocks from the highway and several train stations. The option of working from home, virtually, may be possible at times.