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Volusion is a leader in eCommerce solutions for online businesses. Volusion offers the industry's most comprehensive and user-friendly eCommerce software for online merchants, providing a platform that is scalable, secure and reliable with 24/7 support. Over the last ten years, market leaders such as National Geographic, Motorola, Disney and thousands of small businesses have used Volusion to successfully sell online. The solution’s built-in features include analytics, reporting and ROI features, CRM, automated drop shipping, 5-tier affiliate system, import/export functionality and merchandising and social shopping tools such as vZoom!™ and Social Store Builder™.

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Vice President of Marketing

Do you want to be a part of something big? Are you a motivated student willing to accept new challenges and want to be part of a fun, high-energy environment? Volusion is a profitable, growing business that supports over 18,000 online merchants – ranging from home businesses to Fortune 100 enterprises. If you are passionate about marketing the Volusion brand, we want to hear from you!
SUMMARY:
The Vice President of Marketing is a key member of the management team who provides strategic and tactical direction for marketing activities of this SaaS software firm. The person in this position develops, implements, and coordinates marketing plans and strategies, including demand generation, corporate marketing, product marketing, product management, and partner marketing.
This position is ideally suited for a marketing executive with experience in managing teams in high growth environments. The ideal candidate will have high-tech experience with both startups and established companies. The position is based in Austin, Texas and reports to the COO.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide leadership, vision and direction to a growing marketing team. Responsible for positioning and messaging of company and products. Create and implement long-term marketing strategies to drive revenue and build customer loyalty Direct all lead generation activities; Create and implement marketing programs to drive qualified opportunities and revenue Direct and manage PR and analyst relations. Present the company’s technology, vision and value proposition to various analyst, investor and customer audiences. Refine marketing direction using intelligence from the market, customers, and competition Plan and track the marketing mix for go-to-market programs Develop worldwide marketing strategies to optimize end user registrations, qualification, and creation of opportunities for the sales team and partners, and ensure successful follow through of qualified opportunities Own the brand’s online presence; manage and coordinate online creative / content development; ensure alignment of all online initiatives.
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 10+ years high-tech marketing experience, preferably at a blend of startup and established companies. International marketing experience a plus. Undergraduate degree in technical field or marketing- related discipline; MBA desired. Successful track record as a VP Marketing within a Software as a Service company.
Excellent management, interpersonal, leadership, communication and presentation skills required
The ideal candidate would have the following experience and characteristics: Must have experience marketing software, especially hosted applications or SaaS solutions Experience with online marketing, paid search advertising, and social media marketing Results oriented team player with excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills Experience in rapid growth, hyper- competitive, fast paced environments Demonstrated personal and professional history of goal setting and achievement above and beyond expectations Strong leadership, organizational and budget management skills; Proven ability to build and manage a team Ability to approach marketing on both a quantitative as well as qualitative focus; Metric-driven with passion for closed loop marketing Analytical and detail oriented, with relationship-building skills and a passion for superb customer service Experience with B2B direct marketing, web-based demand generation, marketing automation and campaign management tools Roll up your sleeves attitude with large and small company experience

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