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Email Marketing Coordinator

The Linux Foundation is looking to hire a Email Marketing Coordinator to join our growing marketing team in support of our core initiatives and hosted Collaborative Projects.

In this role, you will report to our Creative Director and be responsible for the day-to-day operation and execution of our marketing platform with a specific focus on email campaigns. You will work closely with our marketing and creative teams and interact daily with stakeholders from across the organization, including: events, training, communications, and internal and external stakeholders from our Collaborative Projects.

The ideal candidate is highly organized, has the ability to comfortably manage multiple projects, communicate well, and ensuring a high quality of service to clients.

Responsibilities

  • Day-to-day management of the master email calendar to ensure that all incoming requests are reviewed, scheduled, tested and completed.
  • Coordinating email-related deliverables with internal and external stakeholders, including daily interaction ensuring milestones are being met.
  • Determining target audiences for all email campaigns, and effectively segmenting our database to ensure the right audiences receive the right messages at the right time.
  • Performing analysis and reporting results at a consistent cadence (weekly, monthly and quarterly) across all email campaigns programs to make actionable recommendations for improvement.
  • Developing and conducting QA processes to ensure links, images, email content, mailing lists are accurate and functioning as expected for all outgoing communications.
  • Work closely with the creative team to ensure that all outgoing email creatives adhere to our brand guidelines and those of each of our Collaborative Projects, are responsive across all email clients that we support, have clear CTAs and meet the needs of our internet and external clients.
  • Balance short-term and day-to-day tasks with longer-term projects that ensure our email marketing practices are best in class.
  • Support internal teams with form, content, and list management as needed and provide insight and suggested best practices.

Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with email marketing service providers and marketing automation platform (Pardot preferred).
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, milestones and deliverables.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. You will be communicating frequently with stakeholders and internal team members across email, #slack, voice and video conference, and should be comfortable interacting with junior and senior staff members alike.
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, milestones, and deliverables from stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized.
  • Experience with project management tools (JIRA preferred)
  • Strong knowledge of email marketing trends and best practices.

Must-Have Requirements

  • 2+ years of email or online marketing experience (agency experience preferred).
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, remote work environment.

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to marketing-jobs@linuxfoundation.org.

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Public Relations Contractor

The Linux Foundation is seeking a public relations contractor with at least three years of experience in technology PR with a focus on events. This position will support B2B and B2C media relations and marketing activities to increase awareness of events, as well as increase event registrations, sponsorships, press attendance, and overall media coverage. This is a minimum 9-month contract, at 20-25 hours per week. This is a remote position, so contractors can be based anywhere in North America. The contractor will report to the Linux Foundation Marketing Manager for Events.

Background
The Linux Foundation produces over a dozen summits, conferences, and other events in North America and Europe each year, in addition to many more Linux Foundation Collaborative Projects events. These range from small, invitation-only events such as LF Collaboration Summit and LF Legal Summit, to larger, open registration events such as LinuxCon and Embedded Linux Conference.

Responsibilities
The contract position being offered will work with our existing Communications and Events teams, under the direct supervision of the Marketing Manager for Events, to increase awareness and drive higher registration and sponsorship of Linux Foundation events. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Media relations, including strategy development, list building, pitching, etc.
  • Writing, including drafting press releases, blogs, and other content
  • Research around competitive events and industry trends generally
  • Media monitoring and reporting
  • Working with creative services to develop infographics, video, and other content

Additional responsibilities may include marketing functions, such as drafting marketing emails, researching advertising opportunities, negotiating media barter agreements, developing speaker and sponsor marketing kits, managing event social media accounts, and reviewing analytics.

Qualifications
At minimum, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or higher, and have at least three years of media relations experience in the technology space, preferably with some experience in networking technologies. Additional qualifications include:

  • Experience with media relations for events
  • Experience marketing open source software
  • Existing contacts in the technology press
  • Advertising experience
  • Direct marketing experience
  • Social media campaign experience
  • Knowledge of analytics and reporting tools

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Dan Brown, Marketing Manager for Events, at dbrown@linuxfoundation.org.

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