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Marketing Manager

Marketing | Honolulu, HI | Full Time

Job Description

Title: Marketing Manager

About Us

Do you have what it takes to make it in this brave new world? Are you looking for the opportunity to prove yourself in a highly fluid and uncertain marketplace? If you do, show yourself to us and tell us what you are made of. We are a fast-paced, high impact, full-service integrated business consulting, marketing, brand and communications firm serving businesses, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, industry associations and political campaigns. We are committed to partnering with businesses ready to move to the next level, and look for employees who are ready to do the same. With sound market research and a passion for the 3 E's - Excellence, Effectiveness and Efficiency - we assist in identifying strategic opportunities and developing solid plans to meet and exceed our goals.

We are currently looking for a Marketing Manager with keen familiarity of our local culture and environment to join our team. 

Your Application

We’re seeking a special breed of marketing enthusiast with passion, leadership and a mind for solution finding. Please include the following in your application: 

  • Our agency values teamwork. Tell us about a time you brought a team together, and how you were involved in influencing or leading a breakthrough. 

  • As we create standout work for our clients, we are always on the lookout for opportunities, and finding new solutions to challenges. Tell us about a problem you were directly involved in finding a solution for, and the results of your efforts. 

  • Being a great marketer takes passion to thrive. Tell us what you do to fuel your passion outside of your day-to-day responsibilities, and any specific areas you’re especially interested in. 


The Marketing Manager reports to the Chief Marketing Officer and works in a team including Communication, Creative and Finance departments.  Following is a brief outline of duties and responsibilities:

Client Services

  • Work with our clients and team to develop and execute strategic, multi-channel, results-driven marketing initiatives and campaigns. More than just coming up with the next great idea, you will make that idea a reality.

  • Generate ideas, recommendations and concepts and present to others in clear, concise and compelling ways.

  • Analyze new marketing opportunities, consumer behavior patterns, and campaign performance and other aspects of data-driven measurement. Interpret findings and report on results.

  • Plan messaging strategies and create digital content for social media, websites, email marketing and other media as needed for select clients.

  • Develop and manage digital campaigns to drive online traffic, social media engagement and increase leads and conversions. 

  • Lead client meetings, submit conference reports, communicate with the client throughout the project on project status, project direction and approvals at key milestones.

Project Management

  • Create project briefs and instructions to lead the planning and implementation of campaigns.

  • Develop and manage project estimates and budgets, reporting to the Senior Manager or Director on status and deliverables.

  • Plan project timelines and external deadlines as well as project milestones and internal deadlines. The Marketing Manager will adjust as necessary when the circumstances warrant, finding solutions to any challenges that may arise.

  • Facilitate internal work teams and work flow as well as negotiate and manage vendor relationships and work.



Formal Education and Work Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications or related field

  • 5+ years professional work experience in the marketing or related field

  • Work experience in an agency in the finance, travel & tourism, education, energy, healthcare or technology industries

Technical Skills:

  • Analytic skills to assess and interpret data-driven aspects of marketing

  • Command of digital marketing strategies, particularly as related to integrated marketing campaigns

  • Demonstrated experience with running ads and promotions on social media platforms: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn

  • Working knowledge of Google AdWords and best SEO practices

  • Experience in a digital sales and marketing application (eg. Hubspot, SalesForce)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) and Google Suite (Drive, Sheets, Docs, Gmail)

Also Required:

  • Familiarity with local history, culture and marketplace preferred

  • Keen attention to detail and excellent writing and math and problem solving skills

  • Project management experience and an ongoing love of learning highly desirable

  • Both leadership and team player qualities are essential

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills

  • Looking or someone with an entrepreneurial spirit, youthful energy but mature mindset

Bonus Points:

  • Do you have experience in one or more of the following?

    • Strategic Planning & Analysis

    • Market Research

    • Advertising Media Planning & Buying

    • Direct Marketing (B2C and/or B2B)

    • Versatility in Writing Skills including Message Development, Copywriting and Business Writing

    • Fluency in another language (verbal and written) - Mandarin, Korean or Japanese preferred



  • Parking subsidy or monthly Bus Pass

  • 401(k) with Company Match

  • Health Insurance coverage (including Acupuncture and Massage) paid by employer

  • Group Term Life Insurance

  • Supplemental Insurance available

  • Flex Spending Accounts (Medical and Dependent Care)

  • Year-end performance bonus

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Pay

  • Professional development supported



  • Candidates who pass our screening process will be contacted for an interview.

  • Candidates must be ready to begin work within a month of offer; therefore only candidates currently on island (or en route to return/relocate to Hawaii) will be considered.