Senior Marketing Manager

EdSurge - Burlingame, California - Full time

EdSurge, the leading source for edtech news, research and events, is looking for a Senior Marketing Manager to support our B2B and B2C marketing initiatives and play a pivotal role in the growth of the business.

We’re looking for someone who thinks creatively and is excited to help shape the development and implementation of our digital marketing strategy. This person should have experience implementing digital marketing strategy including email marketing, content marketing, paid advertising and SEO. Ideally, this marketing expert is passionate about education and has a deep understanding of EdSurge’s diverse audience of educators and edtech companies. The marketing team is small which means this role is for someone who loves the idea of rolling up their sleeves and really owning a particular domain (with the support of a team). This is an opportunity to work at the forefront of a dynamic, entrepreneurial team within a mission-driven, ambitious start-up.

You’re the kind of person who:

  • Thinks creatively about marketing strategy for diverse audiences
  • Loves to get into the mind of the customer and develop creative solutions for how to reach them
  • Is a self-starter with original ideas
  • Seeks ownership including taking initiative to lead projects from start to finish
  • Is passionate about the education sector
  • Enjoys working in a cross-functional role
  • Thrives with multiple projects happening simultaneously
  • Gets energized by entrepreneurial environments

In this job you will:

  • Shape the development and iteration of digital marketing strategy at EdSurge
  • Advance and implement an effective lead generation strategy for various products and customers
  • Own a diverse set of marketing programs from start to finish
  • Create and manage the creation of original content aligned with the marketing strategy
  • Brainstorm, build and optimize email marketing programs including drip and nurture campaigns
  • Develop creative marketing assets including landing pages and other downloadable assets
  • Manage and own logic for lead scoring, nurturing, onboarding and all marketing automation activities
  • Rigorously evaluate campaign performance and use various analytics tools to ensure constant learning and data-driven decision-making
  • Liaise between Sales and Marketing to ensure coordinated marketing and sales efforts, alignment on KPIs and effective communication.
  • Collaborate with multiple teams including editorial around audience growth and product to ensure we are effectively leveraging marketing automation and analytics tools
  • Be an integral part of an ambitious, fun and close-knit team within a mission-driven start-up

What makes you a great fit for this role:

  • You have 5+ years of professional experience developing and implementing digital marketing strategy
  • You have deep knowledge of effective lead generation strategy and tactics
  • You are proficient with key marketing and sales tools including Marketo and Salesforce
  • You are confident with analytics tools in the marketing tech stack including Google Analytics
  • You have experience managing and owning projects from start to finish with minimal guidance - that includes scoping projects, problem-solving, finding creative solutions, etc.
  • You are passionate about education
  • You have strong written and communication skills
  • You’re able to move at a fast pace and change course when necessary!
  • You love working collaboratively with others and finding ways to solve problems


  • Three weeks mandatory vacation
  • Employee health care
  • Laptop (Mac or PC)
  • Locations in both Oakland and Burlingame (reasonable commute anywhere from Palo Alto to Berkeley)
  • Emphasis on professional development
  • Work from home one to two days a week

About EdSurge

EdSurge is a venture-backed news and information resource organization with a mission to deliver insights and connect those exploring how technology can support equitable opportunities for all learners. EdSurge lives at the complex convergence of education and technology. In a world with limited resources, we believe technology can be a lever to help educators deliver equitable education opportunities for all learners. This will only happen, however, when we narrow the gaps in understanding between the worlds that exist inside and outside of schools and colleges. EdSurge aims to bridge those gaps through telling powerful stories, producing and stimulating conversation about research, and forging strong bonds in the education community. Our team is high energy, tight-knit and loves great reads, silly puns and giphys. Every day we strike that fine balance between being serious and silly. Come aboard!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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