Marketing Manager @ IOT Hardware / Software Startup

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Chicago, IL
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Direct Hire
Feb 17, 2017
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IPS has a new Marketing Manager role with an IOT hardware and software open source technology company here in Chicago. My client is scaling fast with strong revenue and they raised 5 M in funding for growth purposes. Some of their current customers are Air BNB, Metro Mile, and Kellogg Cereal. 

They are a team of insanely ambitious makers, engineers, operators, and general troublemakers. Our mission is to build the platform creating connected products including software and hardware.

Are you interested in Internet-of-Things? If so, please reach out to for more info! 

What they offer: 

  • Remote/Flexible work friendly environment: work from anywhere as long as you get your work done
  • Bonus Plan 
  • Open time off policy 
  • Development driven culture 
  • Work life balance is something they take very seriously 
  • Flexible work hours
  • Open office plan in the loop 
  • Stock options: Equity vests over 4 years with a 12 month cliff
  • Results Oriented Work Environment 
  • 401k (no match yet)
  • Salary up to $80,000
  • Retreats (beta): we are going to try to do 2 yearly company retreats to some place cool
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance (including 50% contribution for dependents)
  • Celebrating success - Software Releases: team activities out of the office 
  • Transparency: you will know everything that is happening in the company through open communication from Leadership, Sales, Marketing and Engineering teams through newsletters and lunch presentations
  • Gym membership
What You’ll Do:
  • Manage paid marketing channels, including Google AdWords, Google Shopping, Facebook, Twitter, and Retargeting.
  • Create landing pages for welcoming inbound prospects and generating leads
  • Help Hologram dominate SEO with keyword research, competitor analysis, implementing site copy changes, HTML tag management, and any other white-hat techniques
  • Manage A/B tests for optimizing conversions from first landing page to sale or email collection
  • Develop email campaigns for customer acquisition, lead nurturing, and customer retention
  • Maintain consistent messaging and branding across all of Hologram’s marketing and sales channels
  • Work with team members across departments to accomplish whatever needs done, such as:
    • Design team to create graphics/assets are required for marketing campaigns
    • Operations team to fulfill orders
    • Data team for defining sales and marketing metrics and reporting on them
    • Engineering for implementing any new marketing site ideas

Who we’re looking for:

  • Someone with the potential to lead a marketing team and grow into a Head of Marketing
  • 2+ years work experience in marketing, sales, or business analyst.
  • Understanding of statistics beyond the basics. Maybe you’re not a quant, but you should be able to understand statistical significance.