Careers

Director of Marketing & Sales Operations

Opportunity

Friday is seeking a Director of Marketing & Sales Operations who contributes to organizational growth through leading marketing strategy and activities, and supporting sales operations. A person in this role is knowledgeable in B2B sales and marketing strategies, particularly for strategy consulting and/or creative services in the social impact sector. Internally, the candidate will work closely with business development leads and discipline leads to execute on specific sales opportunities and to develop timely marketing campaigns that promote Friday’s services. The Director of Marketing & Sales Operations has brand management experience, is an adept project manager and excellent communicator.

 

Responsibilities

  • Lead ongoing marketing activities, including content creation, social media, email drip campaigns, paid media, and target campaigns to increase awareness of the Friday brand and unique point of view in the nonprofit and social-impact space.
  • Monitor and track goals, metrics and performance of sales and marketing activities, identifying system improvements and new opportunities for consideration.
  • Develop budgets and proposals for prospective clients, partnering with business development leads through all phases of the sales pipeline.
  • Support pipeline growth through prospect research, outreach, and development of timely marketing materials.
  • Coordinate the development and promotion of thought leadership and tools documenting Friday’s frameworks and best practices.

 

Qualifications

  • You are detail-oriented and have proven success managing multiple initiatives and timelines, including but not limited to marketing campaigns and content development.
  • You are a skilled writer and understand how to apply an established brand voice to develop communications.
  • You’re an excellent communicator, with strong analytical, organizational and creative thinking skills.
  • You’re proficient in Mailchimp, Keynote, Canva and/or Adobe Creative Suite.
  • You’re social media savvy and understand how to tailor content to various platforms and their audiences.
  • You have 10+ years of work experience in marketing, or equivalent experience.

 

Personal Qualities

  • You are passionate about education, economic opportunity and community development.
  • You are innately curious, staying up on social and design trends and considering their implications for your work.
  • You are able to manage multiple work streams at a time, keeping yourself and your team organized and on task.
  • You are both a big thinker and an attention-to-detail executor; you are able to quickly pivot as strategic direction changes, accept feedback and critique, and enjoy building off of others’ ideas.
  • You thrive in an entrepreneurial, self-directed work environment and are capable of managing relationships with team members working remotely.
  • You contribute to a “Friday Feeling”, creating inclusive, joyful and creative work spaces where people can be their best selves and exchange new information and ideas.

 

Organization

Friday is a strategy and design firm working at the intersection of learning, opportunity, and community. We are strategists, innovators, and designers who apply creativity and strategic thinking to solve pressing challenges, uncover new opportunities, and build the capacity of leaders. Our clients are leading companies, nonprofits, foundations, and governments working across education, economic opportunity, and community development.

 

Why Friday

We believe everyone should have the opportunity to realize their potential, apply their talents, and shape the place they live for good. Our core values guide our interactions with one another and inform how we work with clients and partners:

  • We are Flexible. Everybody’s Friday is a little different – just like our team and clients’ needs. That’s why we prioritize flexible schedules and remote work. And we offer our clients multiple ways to work with us: weekly sprints, workshops and trainings, multi-month projects, and long-term partnerships.
  • We are Focused. We seize every week as a possibility for transformation. At the start of the week we organize and iterate; by Friday we present, and celebrate. At the end of each week, we look back and ask ourselves: Did we make a difference?
  • We have Fun. Friday is business at heart with a weekend’s soul. We are passionate about social change and bring our whole selves to every engagement. We are both partner and friend, colleague and confidant.
  • We are invested in the Future. Impact doesn’t stop with Friday. We build the capacity of our clients to sustain change long term. We create enduring strategies, tools, and programs and ensure our clients are equipped to implement change. And we believe in empowering our team to achieve their goals both in and out of work.

 

Position Details

  • Position type: Full-time, exempt role
  • Start date: January 2022
  • Salary Range: $90,000-$110,000, based on experience and location. Bonus eligible.
  • Competitive Benefits: Health, vision, dental, disability and life insurance covered by employer; 401K with 3% employer contribution
  • Location: Remote, with preference for those living in California or mid-tier cities around the United States (Austin, Indianapolis, Denver, Nashville, etc.)

 

To Apply

If this sounds like the right fit for your expertise and interests, please submit your application at friday.us/apply-marketing, including a brief but personalized cover letter, your resume, and 3 work/writing samples. No phone calls please.

Friday is an equal opportunity employer and an organization that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Recruiting staff to create an inclusive organization is a priority, and we encourage applicants from all backgrounds. Candidates are evaluated solely on their qualifications to perform the work required.