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Senior Marketing Specialist

In a nutshell:

IDEO Palo Alto is looking for a Senior Marketing Specialist to join our team. This role works closely with Palo Alto’s marketing leadership, design community, business development team, and project teams to help develop and implement marketing initiatives that drive IDEO Palo Alto’s business objectives.

Why is this role important for IDEO’s work?

As a Senior Marketing Specialist, you will collaborate with Palo Alto’s Senior Marketing Director to build the marketing strategy and bring it to life.

The Palo Alto studio leads some of the most innovative work designing for integrated products, AI, health, and venture — delivering products, services, and experiences that bridge the physical, technical and digital worlds for leading companies around the world.

Once here you will:

  • Craft compelling stories about IDEO Palo Alto’s work, capabilities, thought leadership, culture and community for sharing across a variety of channels and mediums (online, publications, IDEO-hosted events, and other content-driven marketing initiatives)
  • Raise awareness for IDEO’s work by vetting, identifying and coordinating speaking opportunities for our leadership
  • Collaborate with teams across the organization to ensure brand consistency on all external-facing communications
  • Manage award submissions
  • Track and monitor marketing programs and initiatives

Relevant experience:

  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years related work experience at a B2B or B2C company, agency, or consultancy
  • BA/BS degree required
  • You have strong marketing communications experience and have worked on the implementation of multi-channel marketing communications campaigns including direct marketing, digital campaigns, media, and more
  • You're a great storyteller with excellent writing skills, comfortable working across a range of mediums (online, in print, on video) and are experienced in drafting marketing communications ie. case studies, blog posts, social media posts
  • You have excellent communications skills and are at your best when working across organizations with partners in other functions.
  • You’re skilled at planning, organizing and hosting programs and events
  • You’re proactive and organized, with excellent project management skills, but comfortable with ambiguity and aren’t afraid when things get a little messy
  • You prioritize well and are able to manage multiple projects at once
  • You have experience working in digital media, photoshop, keynote, web based tools, and analytics
  • You have a passion to learn and grow as a marketer

What does IDEO offer you?

IDEO is a place unlike any other. It is a place where you can solve complex challenges for our clients or the organization, alongside thoughtful individuals who lead with curiosity, empathy, and optimism. Sure we work hard, but we also craft moments that allow our community to pause, create, and connect. We encourage our community to bring their whole selves to work, respect the need for work-life balance, and allow for autonomy in the design process and your career.

Pop quiz, Hot Shot:

What part of your work has given you the greatest feeling of achievement or fulfillment?

Application requirements and instructions:

Please submit:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Writing sample and/or an example of a campaign or work of yours, and describe your role in the work.

Equal Opportunity Employer

IDEO is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.