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Marketing Coordinator

Location: San Mateo

We are looking for a Marketing Coordinator with strong project management, research and communication skills to join our small team. If you are looking for an opportunity to learn all aspects of B2B high tech marketing and do a little bit of everything – this is the job for you!

The Marketing Coordinator will report to the Chief Marketing Officer and will assist in the planning and execution of events, work with outside vendors to produce collateral, update website copy and more. This person will work closely with the product and sales leaders to develop manage and execute marketing programs to create demand generation and support our customers. Beyond experience, the right personal style and attitude are critical to success in this role.

About Xignite

Named one of the ten coolest brands in banking, Xignite, Inc. provides cloud-based financial market data APIs to help emerging companies and established enterprises deliver real-time and reference market data to their digital assets, such as websites and apps. Xignite’s clients include more than 1,000 financial services, media and software companies from disruptive fintech firms, such as Betterment, FutureAdvisor, Motif Investing, Personal Capital, Robinhood, StockTwits, Wealthfront and Yodlee, to leading financial institutions, exchanges and market data vendors including, QUICK, NASDAQ OMX, and Bank of Montreal. For more information, visit http://www.xignite.com or follow on Twitter @xignite.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct web research, and develop and maintain an online calendar of global financial technology events Xignite might want to attend, including conferences, Meetups, hackathons and tradeshows.
  • Negotiate sponsorship, exhibiting and speaking options with events producers.
  • Manage events budget and vendors, including facilities, catering, shipping, graphics, printing, giveaways, and more.
  • Work with our PR and advertising agencies to promote events and drive attendance using PR, email, advertising, social media and website updates.
  • Work with Sales Management to identify staffing for events. Create Show Briefing Books and hold pre-show meetings to prep staff and conduct post-show surveys.
  • Plan private dinner events and parties for C-level client executives and partners.
  • Update website content using WordPress.
  • Work with outside graphic and printing vendors to produce marketing collateral and promotional items.

Desired Skills

  • High level of organization, attention to detail and ability to manage shifting priorities.
  • Ability to work with entrepreneurial leadership and an informal corporate culture.
  • Ability to learn new applications and interfaces quickly on your own.
  • Motivated self-starter with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Go-getter with demonstrated ability and willingness to roll up sleeves and execute to get the job done.
  • Willingness to singularly manage all aspects of a program.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related field preferred.
  • 2+ years marketing experience or related internships required. This should not be your first job out of college.
  • Must be proficient in Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and Google Docs – meaning you can create presentable deliverables using these tools.
  • Salesforce or similar CRM platform experience desired.
  • Marketo, Eloqua, Pardot or similar marketing automation platform experience desired.
  • WordPress or similar CMS application experience desired.
  • Google Analytics and AdWords experience desired.
  • Knowledge and understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Twitter, etc.).

Benefits and Perks:                                                                                                                          

  • Subsidized medical, vision, dental, insurance for employee
  • 401(k)
  • Stock options
  • PTO plus stock market holidays
  • Free lunches, snacks and beverages
  • Subsidized YMCA membership and onsite gym
  • Foosball, darts, Wii and more!
  • Walking distance to Hayward Park Caltrain station; shuttle to Hillsdale station
  • Onsite café

Apply to: jobs@xignite.com