Content Marketing Specialist

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Role Details

Experience: 3+ years of content creation and marketing experience

Start Date: Oct/Nov 2017

Job Location: Kitchener-Waterloo

 

Bonfire fact:  Bonfire’s marketing team helps sell a world-class, segment-leading SaaS platform to some of the largest public and private sector organizations on Earth.

Bonfire fact:  Content Marketing Specialists have an incredibly important role: educating, inspiring, and persuading prospective clients about the ways Bonfire can change their lives.  Bonfire is easy to learn, fun to sell (cause we blow minds), and we provide all the training to make sure you’re successful. We also believe in continuous improvement, helping you take advantage of our local network for on-going marketing/career development.

Bonfire fact: People love our content.  Compelling, relevant, and engaging content is at the core of our marketing efforts, and creating educational and thought leadership content is a priority.  We’re recognized for the quality of our white papers, case studies, videos, webinars, and more. You have a meaningful stake designing, creating, and executing that critical content strategy.

Bonfire fact: It’s all about culture. At Bonfire, you have a direct impact on our company’s success and culture.  We’ve got a great team of dedicated pros who love their roles.

If you’re an experienced marketer with experience in content creation and strategy, joining a hyper-growth tech company should be your #1 objective. This role is the way to jump on the rocket ship!

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In this position, you’ll be working as part of our marketing team, helping to design our marketing strategy, and supporting our sales team’s expansion in existing territories and equipping our team to chase new opportunities.

Here’s what you’ll do:

  • Immerse yourself in Bonfire, our clients, and our prospects

  • Work closely with other functional areas (development, data, sales, etc.) to uncover thought-leadership opportunities and execute against them

  • Work closely with demand-gen teammates to create seamless campaign strategies and top-of-funnel solutions

  • Develop and create world-class content for our prospects - including but not limited to our blog, white papers, eBooks, one-pagers, case studies, success stories, video, and webinars (and more)

  • Achieve monthly content goals and support overall marketing objectives

  • Collaborate closely with members of the marketing team to broadcast and promote our content, in support of our overall objectives

Here are the skills you need:

  • You’re scrappier than MacGyver and you NEVER give up.

  • You have a proven track record of hitting deadlines and producing fantastic content through a variety of media.

  • You have a demonstrated ability to write and design published materials, and the experience to bring them to market.  

  • You have a relentless eye for detail and exceptional persuasive writing skills that go beyond the superficial marketing copy.

  • You know a thing or two about CRM’s (Hubspot is a bonus), publishing tools (Adobe suite is a bonus), and graphic design skills (Photoshop is a bonus).

  • Strong working knowledge of content marketing and top-of-funnel prospect development.  Excellent strategic and positioning mindset for meeting marketing objectives, along with the marketing chops to bring it to life.

  • Relentless, yes, but empathy is your middle name – you’re a people’s person, and you enjoy interacting with new people day-in, day-out.

  • You understand that in a scale-up you wear multiple hats, and you have to be a team player.

  • You’re always re-examining the process and looking to improve it. You don’t buy the “we’ve always done it this way” mantra.

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, helping to shape the role as the business grows.

About Us:

  • We’re made up of both start-up veterans and newbies. Our diverse team has been involved with companies from traffic tech to mobile messengers to breweries to engineering firms to tech giants.

  • We’re a Y-Combinator graduate company – the best start-up incubator in the world – and remain deeply connected with both the Waterloo scene and Silicon Valley.

  • We’re a VC-backed start-up (and growing quickly like one should).

  • We only hire the best people (‘A’ players)… and to us ‘best’ means driven, passionate, and also nice (we have a ‘no jerks’ rule).

  • Our product is awesome and customers love it!

To Apply:  

  • Email us your cover letter and resume to Talent@GoBonfire.com.

  • In your email, tell us about a time that you ‘hacked’ a system for your advantage or otherwise found the best way to a marketing goal in the past.

 

Bonfire Interactive Ltd strives to create an accessible and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.  Bonfire Interactive Ltd aims to create a selection process that’s inclusive and accessible. If you need accommodation during any stage of the process, please contact Talent@GoBonfire.com and we’ll provide reasonable accommodation confidentially. Bonfire Interactive Ltd is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for showing an interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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