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Director of Marketing
St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Direct Hire Position
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Applied on October 31, 2020
Job Id #43035 Posted August 21, 2020

Horizontal Talent is an innovative, high growth staffing and recruiting organization that is looking for a senior marketing leader who can take our marketing function and strategy to the next level. We’re looking for someone who aligns with Horizontal’s pillars which include; collaboration, greater good, integrity, positive energy and hustle and are eager for an opportunity to make a difference. You will be responsible for creating strong brand awareness and marketing strategies in the company's target markets that lead to increased customer loyalty, net-new account growth and increased brand awareness with hiring managers, influencers, candidates, and other key audiences. It truly is an opportunity to build and create something great!

This is a fulltime position and it is 100% remote. Our headquarters is located in St. Louis Park, MN.

What you’ll do

  • Be part of the Talent senior leadership team and have oversight of developing, architecting and implementing a global marketing strategy for Horizontal Talent that complements our sister line of business, Horizontal Digital.
  • Previous staffing industry experience is strongly preferred to help us create and implement industry leading marketing strategies.
  • Elevate brand marketing strategies and go-to-market programs that improve performance, increase market share and drive revenue for all Horizontal Talent’s markets.
  • Identify and leverage the Horizontal Talent’s key differentiators in all brand positioning.
  • Oversee Horizontal Talent’s marketing budget and calendar.
  • Build a deep understanding of audience segment needs and objectives.
  • Develop and optimize the company's digital marketing strategies and safeguard the company's digital presence, including the company website, social media accounts, digital advertising and demand generation campaigns.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of trends and regulatory changes that affect that staffing industry and the industries/areas of expertise that Horizontal Talent serves.
  • Maintain effective internal marketing and communication to ensure the broader Horizontal team members are informed and educated on Horizontal Talent’s efforts and services.
  • Serve as main point of contact between the marketing team and Executive Leadership.
  • Measure, analyze and report on program ROI, as well as competitive activity, developing key learnings and best practices to maximize invested resources and efforts.
  • Collaborate with Sr. Leaders on Talent and Digital.
  • Assist in the selection and implementation of new marketing platform solutions.
  • Represent Horizontal Talent and Digital at marketing events and attend conferences, tradeshows, and speaking engagements.

What you’ll need:

  • Previous experience within the staffing and recruiting industry (preferred) with at least 5 years of marketing and/or digital marketing leadership experience.
  • People/team management experience required.
  • Deep expertise in brand management, digital marketing, demand generation, event management, sales tool development, staff development, vendor management and budgeting.
  • Ability to influence different levels of management and lead direct, cross-functional, and cross-regional teams.
  • Proven leadership skills, expert project management skills and high attention to detail.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills.
  • Experience selecting and implementing new marketing technologies and managing related internal change.
  • Strong strategic thinking skills and a proactive approach to identifying and solving problems.
  • Ability to build partnerships and optimize relationships with internal and external clients and vendors.

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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