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Title:  Junior Marketing Manager E-Commerce

Location: 

GB

About Descartes: 

Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 

 


We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at www.descartes.com. 
 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 

 

Position Overview

Descartes is looking for a talented Marketing Manager to undertake marketing projects within the e-commerce area. You will have general marketing experience and the ability to execute campaigns, as well as understand planning and reporting requirements. You will report to the Head of Marketing and will work closely with a small team of marketing professionals. This is a remote role based in the UK (we will also consider applications from candidates who are residents outside of the UK).

 

Responsibilities

  • Execute (digital) marketing campaigns for E-commerce solutions.
  • Create valuable and engaging content for the website and other channels (blogs, videos, etc.) that attracts the target group.
  • Maintain website, chatbot, and social media channels.
  • Build our brand and promote it via various channels and campaigns.
  • Help representing the brand at trade shows or other industry-relevant events, where required.
  • Work with technical partners on co-marketing campaigns and establish new partnerships with media, retail associations, etc.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Previous experience as a Marketing Manager or looking to take the next step in your marketing career.
  • A degree (or equivalent qualification) in marketing, business administration, or similar would be desirable.
  • Strong group collaboration skills as well as the ability to work independently and to deadlines, overseeing a large number of projects and activities.
  • Able to run a project independently but also to seek support and advice when needed.
  • Fluent in verbal and written English.
  • Excellent communication skills and networking ability.
  • Creativity and commercial awareness.
  • Strong organisational and time-management abilities.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office and marketing software e.g. CRM.
  • Good understanding of market research techniques, data analysis, and statistics methods.
  • Knowledge of planning principles and marketing best practices.

 

Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 

 

Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption: https://www.descartes.com/who-we-are/social-responsibility-sustainability/environmental-impact.  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can't promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 

 

Due to COVID-19, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video (Microsoft TEAMS) and are on-boarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. 


We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at Descartes.com.  


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