Growth Marketer, Amazon & Marketplaces

  • Boston, MA
  • Full Time
  • Marketing
  • Mid Level

Who we are:

Join Embark on our mission to improve the life and longevity of dogs everywhere. Our canine DNA test — the highest-rated, most accurate on the market — enables us to make scientific advances in personalized pet care. Recently named one of the fastest-growing private companies in America by Inc. Magazine, Embark recently acquired a Series B from Softbank that shattered records in the Pet space. Embark is the only canine genetics company using research-grade technology, which allows us to make new scientific discoveries.

Designed by world leaders in dog genetics in partnership with Cornell University, the Embark Dog DNA Test provides information on genetic health risks and breed make-up, allowing dog owners, breeders, and veterinarians to make personalized care plans based on a dog's unique genetic profile. Embark is also home to the world’s only canine DNA relative finder. No wonder The New York Times recently called Embark’s Breed and Health Kit the best dog DNA test available!

Interested in joining our pack? We are looking for highly motivated and mission-driven employees who will join us as Embark leads the cutting edge of creativity and innovation in the fast-growing consumer genetics space.

About the role:

The Growth Marketer, Amazon & Marketplaces plays a critical role in Embark's growth trajectory, overseeing the efficient scaling of one of Embark’s most impactful and fastest growing channels. In this role, you will bring years of PPC expertise to bear to streamline and scale our Amazon campaigns to both grow the category and capture market share. You will define strategy and maintain an ongoing testing calendar to continually improve our listings, ads, and exclusive Amazon event opportunities. Your creativity and storytelling skills will help resolve complex issues to ensure peak performance from our storefront. This role gets executive visibility and is a front-and-center contributor to Embark’s long term growth.

What you’ll do:

  • Manage bids and budgets for Amazon campaigns across our suite of products, using excellent analytical abilities to optimize for sales efficiency, prominence, and scale.
  • Define strategy and oversee execution of Amazon awareness channels, including AMG display as well as exclusive deals and opportunities available to Embark.
  • Define and maintain a testing roadmap for continuous improvement of Embark’s listing pages, content, and ad creative. 
  • Manage Amazon listings, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and inclusion of up-to-date creative.
  • Serve as Embark’s liaison with Amazon, managing support ticket submission and escalation to creatively solve issues ranging up to business-critical.
  • Build a rapport with Embark’s dedicated Amazon support team to ensure we are prioritized for new opportunities and issue resolution. 
  • Deliver weekly and ad hoc reporting to help the business understand Amazon performance, challenges, and opportunities. Track on-platform market share as an input to strategic decision making for the overall business.
  • Partner with the Logistics team to ensure appropriate forecasting of inventory needs to keep partners in-stock.
  • Manage auction bidding across retail marketplaces, including Walmart, Target, and Petco. 

What experience we’re looking for:

  • 2-5+ years of experience in PPC bidding and performance marketing. Amazon Seller Central experience a major plus.
  • Excellent analytical skills and experience translating dashboards and excel reports into actionable business insights.
  • Independent self-starter with the ability to thrive in a changing, fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to gather relevant information and utilize critical thinking to model risk/reward for executive decision making.
  • Proven track record of setting objectives and meeting or exceeding goals.
  • Strong written communication skills and the ability to turn data into a compelling narrative both for internal reporting and Amazon support issue resolution.
  • Organizational and time management skills along with the ability to parallel multiple projects at once.
  • Strong spreadsheet skills in either Excel or Google Sheets.
  • A/B Testing experience a big plus.

What We Can Offer:

At Embark, we might be dog lovers, but we’re passionate about people too. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where all employees can belong and flourish. Here are some of our benefits and perks:

  • A flexible vacation policy so you can take off the time you need when you need it 
  • Paid maternal and paternal leave (plus paw-ternity leave for new pets)
  • Every other Friday off each summer
  • Dog-friendly office near South Station, Boston (when we get back to the office), with some flexibility (eg work from home at least 2 days a week, flexibility around child care needs, etc)
  • Perks tailored for dog lovers including subsidized pet insurance and dog-walking services
  • Startup perks with big-company benefits (401k match, a generous bonus structure, commuter benefits, top-of-the-line healthcare, HSA/FSA)
  • Competitive salaries and equity participation — every employee gets stock options
  • Fully-stocked office snack bar and regular office events
  • New iMacs and MacBook Pros, or laptops running Windows or Linux
  • Continuing education, including attending conferences and company-provided resources to help with individual growth and development

Embark is an equal opportunity workplace and values diversity at our company. We are committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, age, disability status, marital status, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by federal, state or local laws. See also EEO is the Law.


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