Marketing Manager

  • 222 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sseko Designs uses fashion (and now coffee!) to create opportunity and community for women across the world and right here at home. From luxury leather travel bags to customizable footwear, Sseko creates stunning goods with an innovative business model that enables women in Uganda to attend university and pursue their dreams. Sseko products are sold by Sseko Fellows, a bright and bold community of dreamers and doers, who are using their passion and smarts to send women in Uganda to college and earn an income to pursue their own dreams.

Job Description

We are looking for a creative, people-loving, hard-working marketing professional.  This role will manage our marketing efforts from new customer acquisition to driving marketing tactics through our Fellows’ community.  Every day we will expect you to help us dream big and take care of the people who have committed to growing with Sseko.

In addition to that you will:

  • Manage and direct Content team to ensure that all content created is consistent with overall marketing strategy and goals

  • Manage overall Marketing Budget 

  • Oversee and give final approval on all content to ensure brand consistency and accuracy. 

  • Collaborate with the content team on production of photoshoots and catalogs to ensure they are supporting overall marketing goals.

  • Plan and manage Marketing Calendar

  • Plan and manage all marketing campaigns and promotions by managing and planning assets, communication and strategy

  • Manage promotion and incentive calendar for customers, Fellows and Hostesses

  • Set growth/acquisition strategy and manage execution for all social media channels to support customer, hostess and Fellows acquisition. 

  • Manage and strategize all collection launches including visual assets, site merchandising, printed assets, etc

  • Coordinate Impact Partner photo and video content

  • Plan and manage all Web content and user experience for launches and monthly web updates

  • Manage promotion of events and content during events

  • Drive content and collaboration decisions based on data, and make monthly recommendations to the team based on user experience data

  • Manage customer and Fellow nurturing email flows

  • Manage brand and partner collaborations, giveaways, and contests

Qualifications

  • 5+ years marketing experience 

  • Direct Sales experience preferred but not required

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to take initiative, start and execute on your ideas

  • Detail oriented

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Ability to extend empathy

  • Proficient at all Google Suite products

  • Basic understanding of html preferred

  • Positive energy!

Additional Information

You will be a part of an innovative team that is pioneering the path that merges traditional for-profit business models with positive social change for women in East Africa and right here at home. You will have the opportunity to grow a company and develop a new model for doing business. 

Time / Opportunity

  • Start Date: January, 2021
  • Location: Preference for Portland, OR - Remote optional
  • Compensation: Depending on Experience, Health Insurance, 401k, PTO

Why:

You will be a part of an innovative team that is pioneering the path that merges traditional for-profit business models with positive social change for women in East Africa and right here at home. You will have the opportunity to grow a company and develop a new model for doing business.  

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Sseko is on a mission to use business to create educational and economic opportunities for women across the globe. This is an ambitious goal that will only be accomplished with an inclusive culture that creates space for the most creative and courageous minds to have a seat the table. We believe that in addition to being in alignment with our value for justice and equality, building a diverse and inclusive team is required in order for us to achieve our audacious dream of creating a brighter and more just future for women everywhere. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or ​expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.