Careers

We’re looking for top talent.

We’re always looking for top talent to join our team.  If you’re a talented person with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and experience in the marketing industry, don’t be shy about reaching out to us.

Current Openings:

Search Engine Marketing (SEO/SEM) Specialist

MARION is looking for a SEO/SEM Specialist to lead the strategy and execution of digital marketing initiatives on behalf of a selection of our clients. You will be responsible for managing all SEO activities such as link building, keyword strategy and working closely with web content team to increase rankings on all major search networks. You will also manage all paid SEM campaigns on Google, Yahoo and Bing in order to maximize ROI.

Responsibilities

  • Execute tests, collect and analyze data, identify trends and insights in order to achieve maximum ROI in paid search campaigns
  • Track, report, and analyze website analytics and PPC initiatives and campaigns
  • Manage campaign expenses, staying on budget, estimating monthly costs and reconciling discrepancies.
  • Optimize copy and landing pages for search engine marketing
  • Perform ongoing keyword discovery, expansion and optimization
  • Research and implement search engine optimization recommendations
  • Research and analyze competitor advertising links
  • Develop and implement link building strategy
  • Work with editorial and marketing teams to drive SEO in content creation and content programming and to ensure SEO best practices are properly implemented
  • Recommend changes to website architecture, content, linking and other factors to improve SEO positions for target keywords
  • Setup and manage Google Adwords Search, Display, Remarketing campaigns, along with other paid Search and Remarketing platforms including Bing to generate conversions and improved ROI.
  • Experience with Google Adwords and Remarketing is required. Experience working with WordPress is required
  • Performing SEO updates include optimizing title tags, meta-tags, creating uploading and submitting sitemaps, adding or editing alt tags, editing file names and editing URLs, etc

Requirements

  • Proven SEO experience
  • Proven SEM experience managing PPC campaigns across Google, Yahoo and Bing.
  • Solid understanding of performance marketing, conversion, and online customer acquisition
  • In-depth experience with website analytics tools (e.g, Google Analytics, SEMRush, WebTrends) and with bid management tools
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
  • Up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in SEO and SEM
  • Design experience in ad creation is desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelors degree in a quantitative field
  • 3+ Years of marketing experience

Things you will get

  • A flexible work environment
  • Health insurance and all that jazz
  • The opportunity to work with great clients
  • Competitive salary/bonus
  • Most importantly, the opportunity to get in early on a rapidly growing company

Email resumes to: [email protected], no calls or recruiters please.


Social Media Marketing (SMM) Specialist

MARION is looking for a Social Media Marketing Specialist responsible for creating, publishing and managing exceptional quality content on various social platforms for clients across multiple verticals. The ideal candidate should be an avid user of social media, have previous experience turning fans into brand ambassadors, and identifying and creating highly effective social experiences for users.

Responsibilities

  • Design and plan social media strategies to achieve marketing targets.
  • Mange client’s social media accounts, which includes creating and running both organic and paid campaigns through various platforms based on the clients needs.
  • Manage the creation and publishing of relevant, original, high-quality content.
  • Analyze data and compile monthly reports that include metrics on engagement, community growth, referral traffic and conversions, customer acquisition, etc.
  • Manage content placement and content budget.
  • Stay up-to-date with new digital technologies and social media best practices
  • Excellent communication skills. Can talk to ANYONE enthusiastically about their campaigns and other co-workers about what you are doing.

Requirements

  • Hands on experience using social media for brand awareness with the ability to identify target audience preferences and build content to meet them.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Understanding of calls to action, what makes people want to buy things.
  • Have a solid understanding of current social marketing practices.
  • Proficiency with Google Analytics, and a good understanding of content marketing and SEO.
  • Photoshop and design skills a MAJOR PLUS.
  • WordPress editing a MAJOR PLUS.
  • Deadline driven, organized self-starter with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent multitasking skills.
  • Bachelors degree in a quantitative field.
  • 2+ Years of social media marketing experience.

Things you will get

  • A flexible work environment
  • Health insurance and all that jazz
  • The opportunity to work with great clients
  • Competitive salary/bonus
  • Most importantly, the opportunity to get in early on a rapidly growing company

Email resumes to: [email protected], no calls or recruiters please.


Sales Director/Business Development Executive

Overview

Are you a Closer – hungry to grow your career? Welcome to MARION. We are a provider of outsourced marketing and advertising services for Texas-based small and mid-sized businesses. We are seeking a highly-motivated, self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to join our sales team and help more local businesses benefit from our unique service model.

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the entire sales cycle from lead through close
  • Identify and generate qualified leads through targeted outbound calling, leveraging existing relationships, networking and other hunter skills
  • Superior follow-up skills to inbound sales leads
  • Develop proposals, present solutions onsite and close new business
  • Meet and exceed monthly quota of acquiring 2 new clients per month in return for extremely lucrative commission earnings potential
  • Ability to be a valued trusted advisor through effectively uncovering client needs and an extensive knowledge of our portfolio
  • Effective management of contacts, proposal pipeline, account issues and other duties as assigned.
  • Effective management of own time

Qualifications

  • Goal oriented and competitive
  • 2+ years of professional, outside sales experience with proven track record of meeting sales goals
  • Experience working within the advertising or marketing field, or a deep understanding of digital marketing
  • Proven territory development skills
  • Familiarity working within a CRM system
  • Ideal candidate will have experience selling outsourced or fixed-fee managed services
  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising or business
  • Personal and professional alignment with our core values

Contact:

Email resumes to: [email protected], no calls or recruiters please.

* In addition to your resume, please provide compensation requirements and desires for this salary + commission based role.


Account Executive + Sales

Smart…love working with people on projects…super organized?  Then you may just be the perfect person!!

MARION is seeking a full-time, in-house Account Executive to join our fabulous team.  The person filling the Account Executive role is responsible for the day-to-day contact with his/her clients, deepening those relationships, managing all projects to ensure timeliness and budget, finding and closing new sales opportunities, and meeting their monthly billings goal.

Responsibilities:

  1. Fully understand the goals and scope of all projects
  2. Estimate costs and delivery time for all projects prior starting work
  3. Confirm client approval of estimates prior to starting work
  4. Communicate and coordinate with the client, internal departments and any vendors to complete the project
  5. Provide creative input, suggestions and direction for projects
  6. Get final sign off, and deposit if required, from client on each project
  7. Maintain job profitability while providing value to the client
  8. Create invoice descriptions for all projects
  9. Be involved, as needed, in the collection of payment for all outstanding invoices
  10. Maintain professional relationships with all assigned clients through consistent communication and meetings
  11. Meet average monthly billings goals:
  12. Look for and sell additional project opportunities with all assigned clients
  13. Understand our capabilities in order to discuss advantages of working with MARION to prospective clients
  14. Attend networking and social events to find, meet and sell to prospective clients
  15. Find, pitch, create estimates and sell to prospective clients
  16. Assist with award entries for assigned clients’ projects
  17. Anything else required to maintain and grow his/her stable of clients and MARION.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or related fields
  • Related experience a plus (but not a requirement)
  • Fast learner
  • MS Office skills
  • Ability to communicate detailed information
  • Time management and organization
  • Team work
  • Confident, upbeat and energetic attitude
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Driven to grow size and number of accounts

Contact:

Email resumes and portfolios to: [email protected], no calls or recruiters please.