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Manager, Marketing Planning and Strategy



Marketing & Communications
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

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Job Category

Marketing & Communications

Job Details

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Overview of the Role

This role will support the Central Marketing Planning and Strategy team to operationalize and drive the end-to-end processes around marketing planning, strategy, operations and critical initiatives. This individual will play a key role in fostering the dynamic growth of the marketing organization by establishing streamlined processes and frameworks to facilitate all financial and operational aspects of workforce management. The successful candidate will be detail oriented, outstanding at handling large datasets, and an excellent collaborator and communicator!


  • Reconciliation and reporting of headcount data in the system of record against the hiring plans for a +2,000 person organization.

  • Workforce location strategy: oversight of the hiring strategy across the marketing organization; liaison between marketing and finance to ensure accuracy in reporting and recognition

  • Track and update reports and executive decks to support business needs for headcount reporting as well as ad hoc requests for upper management. Ability to work in Salesforce tools to provide informative trending and analysis

  • Design, implement, and streamline reports and dashboards using Salesforce platforms to track key metrics like spend to performance efficiencies for consolidated marketing budgets. Provide informative trending and analysis to key partners

  • Connect with business partners within marketing and across the wider organization and act as a key source of insights; document and provide enablement where necessary

  • Build a detailed database of interactive historicals that is dynamic; leverage this database as the organization continues to grow and transform

  • Document and update job functions, job descriptions, and job titles in a scalable format. Ensure teams are held accountable against their hiring plans and targets. Manage weekly reporting and meetings related to marketing activity updates for respective partners.

  • Support the team during annual planning, quarterly close processes and other strategic initiatives critical to the success of the marketing organization.

Required Qualifications

  • 6+ years of experience in Finance, Analytics, and/or Business Operations

  • Experience will be evaluated based on alignment to the Values & Behaviors for the role (e.g. extracurricular leadership roles, military experience, volunteer work, etc.).

  • Motivated, proactive self-starter able to work independently

  • Advanced Excel skills required. Must be quick to learn and adapt to new systems

  • Strong attentional to detail with a solutions minded approach to navigate ambiguity.

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to work and collaborate with worldwide teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial background a plus. Knowledge of GAAP based accounting recognition policies preferred


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