Jr. Online Marketing Analyst - Manila, PH

  • Metro Manila, Manila, NCR, ph
  • Full-time

Company Description

Balsam Brands is a multi-brand e-Commerce retailer with roots in holiday and home décor. Based in Silicon Valley, the company operates market-leading website such as www.BalsamHill.com. We strive for excellence in everything we do and have been honored to receive the following awards as a result:

  • Forbes: America’s Best Small Companies (2016)
  • Inc. 5000: America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • San Francisco Business Times: Fast 100 – Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • Silicon Valley Business Journal: 75 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)

The company’s outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.

Balsam International is our Regional Operating Headquarters in the Philippines functioning remotely with a team of hard-working, passionate professionals who contribute significantly to the company’s success.

Job Description

Balsam International is looking for Jr. Online Marketing Analysts who will be responsible for supporting marketing initiatives in Pay-per-Click, Comparison Shopping Engine, and Affiliate Marketing channels. Our ideal candidate must have keen attention to details, proficient in MS Excel, excellent organization and communication skills. 

What you'll be doing:

  • Research keywords based on products and general industry terms.
  • Write ad copy, short product titles and descriptions.
  • Update MS Excel spreadsheets with bid adjustments and upload them into an online tool.
  • Build, optimize and update comparison shopping engine feeds.
  • Manage relationships with affiliate sites.
  • Update performance reports in MS Excel.
  • Analyze performance using MS Excel and make recommendations to improve performance.
  • Use Google AdWords, Google Analytics and other online interfaces to further analyze and understand performance (training will be provided however, prior experience with these tools is a major plus).
  • Track changes made into accounts and keep the team informed of when major changes are complete.
  • Other online marketing analysis and support as needed.

What you bring to the table:

  • Highly skilled in MS Excel – must be comfortable building and using complex models and formulas.
  • Experience with Google AdWords and Analytics is an advantage.
  • Strong knowledge in SEM and website strategy will give you an edge.
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized.
  • Must have strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Willing to learn new tools quickly.
  • Comfortable in working through a task via electronic means (email, chat and task management applications).

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in online marketing. 

Our must-haves:

  • Must live within Metro Manila, Bulacan, Cavite and Rizal areas only.
  • Must be willing to join occasional in-person meetings. 
  • Must have a dedicated, functional laptop that meets the following specifications:

        For Windows users:

  • OS: Windows 7 – 64 bit or better
  • Processor: Intel Core i3 or better
  • RAM/Memory: 4GB or higher
  • Hard Drive: 500GB or higher

        For Mac users:

  • Processor: 2GHz Intel Core i7
  • Memory: 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3
  • Start-up Disk Macintosh HD
  • Graphics Intel HD Graphics 4000 1536MB
  • Must have a back-up laptop or desktop for use, if primary laptop encounters issues.
  • Must have a fast, reliable DSL, Fiber or Broadband connection (not mobile data or broadband stick) as the primary internet connection with a minimum speed of 2MBPS.
  • Must have a back-up internet connection of the same speed, if primary connection becomes spotty.

Note: An online assessment will also be part of the recruitment process.

Status: Full Time.

Location: Our corporate offices are based in Northern California with a Regional Operating Headquarters (ROHQ) in the Philippines. The Jr. Online Marketing Analyst is a remote working position in Manila. Team members in the Philippines are ideally located within easy driving distance to Metro Manila for team outings. They have a great working environment at home with at least 2MBPS internet connection speed. Company executives visit the Philippines regularly so team members attend in-person meetings from time to time.