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Influencer Marketing Manager

Marketing | Mountain View, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us

KiwiCo is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration.  We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn.  We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids.  We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve.  We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the “20 Startups to Watch” by Business Insider.  Our offices are located in Mountain View, within walking distance from the Caltrain station.

Role and Responsibilities:

We are looking for an experienced and quantitative influencer manager who will be responsible for building and scaling a strategic, always-on influencer program to drive growth for KiwiCo. The ideal candidate has strong negotiation skills and a proven track record working directly with top-tier talent, agencies, and managers to deliver high-concept influencer campaigns to drive conversion. The ideal candidate has a strong familiarity with the influencer landscape and an understanding of how brands leverage talent to support full-funnel marketing objectives. 

  • Develop, drive and execute always on influencer strategy to support KiwiCo, including end to end management of developing briefs, reviewing influencers, direct outreach, contracts/agreements, and execution of influencer campaigns.
  • Identify, build and manage relationships with influencers and agencies to support agile growth opportunities based on insights. 
  • Continuously manage and optimize influencer campaigns to ensure that business objectives are met to drive volume, consideration, subscription, and sales.
  • Work cross-functionally to align influencer programs with key campaign beats to develop highly engaging and effective 360 and 180 marketing campaigns. 
  • Ensure influencer programs are aligned with key growth audiences at the right time on the right platform to maximize engagement and audience acquisition efforts.
  • Partner with analytics and insights teams to gather data and establish new reports and dashboards.
  • Identify key insights from research and data that help inform content, audience development and campaign planning and optimization. Prepare and deliver findings to key partners.
  • Monitor social trends, influencers on the rise, best practices, and provide competitive analysis.
  • Pull weekly campaign marketing reports and regularly analyze performance on KPIs to optimize ROAS goals. 
  • Develop test plans and apply data driven techniques to optimize sales including: frequency testing, messaging testing, offer testing, segmentation / audience targeting

Required Qualifications

We seek team players with an infectious positive energy and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity, love a rapid pace and have a strong desire to learn and improve.

  • BA/BS degree
  • 2-5 years managing influencer campaigns for a brand or an agency 
  • Analytical. Solid analytical skills, you're a strong believer in testing, measuring and optimizing
  • Experience. 
  • Passionate about customers. You love learning and developing relationships with customers and prospective customers through key acquisition channels.
  • Hands-on, "get things done" mentality. You have the ability to create strategic marketing plans for key acquisition channels, and love to "roll up your sleeves" to execute as well.
  • Collaborative. Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams in a matrixed organization, as well as confidently make presentations to senior management.
  • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details.
  • Resourceful. You see a project from the idea stage through successful completion - and whatever it takes to make it a success. Hurdles are inevitable, but you take it upon yourself to assess options and get something done. You thrive in a fast-paced, small company environment.
  • More about you:  You're motivated, dynamic, strategic, creative, results-oriented, enthusiastic, and entrepreneurial with excellent judgment and exceptional communication skills.

If you’re passionate about delivering innovative, delightful, and enriching products and experiences for kids, we’d love to hear from you. 


Diversity

KiwiCo is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  Individuals seeking employment at KiwiCo are considered without regard to race, ethnicity, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran or military status, or any other legally protected category.