Content Marketing Associate [Job Opening - April 2021]

Hello, we are Simple Selling 👋

We're part of the dynamic IT and cybersecurity industry. The industry is growing fast and will continue to in the years to come. Our company has a unique role within this industry, which is to drive pipeline for small IT players by being their behind-the-scenes sales, marketing and client success workforce.

We are currently under 10 people at Simple Selling and we're all very committed to seeing our business double in 2021! A bit ambitious? YES! But that is the point. To dream big and go for it.

Why is this role special?

  1. You get to have a massive impact. As our Marketing Associate, you’ll drive the content production for Simple Selling and also drive the back-link strategy for our clients. You’ll be able to learn from our recipe and also add your own unique touch to our marketing playbook.

  2. You'll tackle a variety of challenges. Our team is still small, and people wear many hats. You'd work closely with Sales, Marketing, Customer Success — participating in every phase from ideation to implementation.

  3. Work with an extremely talented team. Our team has included members from Honduras, Colombia, Nicaragua, the United States, El Salvador and Chile.

  4. Join us at a magical time. We're bootstrapped, profitable, and delivering a service that is unmatched by any competitor out there, which gives us a huge green field to work with. You'll join at the perfect time to shape how we grow from here.

About the role

Our Marketing Associate will play a critical role in improving Simple Selling's brand awareness, generating qualified inbound leads and improving the SEO performance for our clients. You will work closely with the Founder and our Marketing Manager on strategy and also with the sales team to ensure marketing and sales alignment.

This is a hands-on role that requires excellent project management skills,  communications chops and an inquisitive mindset.


Location & Schedule

  • Anywhere, this is a work-from-home position!

  • Monday - Friday business hours, EST hours, 8:30am - 5:30pm-ish

Responsibilities

  • Support the content creation process along our Founder; includes preparing blogs, marketing emails, LinkedIn posts, website updates and some digital ads

  • Detail-oriented, able to stick to strict timelines to facilitate launches on budget

  • Can write marketing e-mails, LinkedIn posts and blog outlines

  • Works collaboratively with sub-contractors to develop and execute campaign assets

  • Creator of CTAs, banners and social media graphics on tools like Canva

  • Drive the backlink acquisition strategy and implementation for our clients

Requirements

  • Fluent in English, with strong writing and grammar skills; editing skills

  • Minimum of 1 year of hands-on content marketing experience, preferably in the B2B space for companies in the U.S.

  • Strong understanding of inbound marketing, SEO and social media for B2B

  • High-level of curiosity; fast learner; desire to be reading about technology, digital transformation

  • Organized, extremely good at task execution and time management

  • Great communicator, both internally and externally with sub-contractors

  • Analytical, loves marketing analytics and uses data to inform decisions 

  • Confident and outgoing personality

  • Creative, willing to suggest unconventional ideas and to research when necessary

  • GSD attitude; someone who genuinely loves marketing

Salary & Benefits

  • Base salary and commission that is commensurate with experience ($US dollars)

  • Paid vacation

  • Paid time off

  • Partial Healthcare Reimbursement

 

To apply, write a short e-mail to derek@simpleselling.co describing why this role is perfect for you, what your proudest marketing achievement has been, and lastly, your salary requirements. Please attach your CV and make the subject line "Marketing Associate - YOUR NAME."

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