Listen, if you’re reading this, there’s a really good chance you already know what is expected from a true Director of Marketing. You essentially need to:
So, instead of filling this career description with a bunch of bullet points of what’s expected (more leads, pipeline, revenue, etc.), or what marketing channels you’ll be responsible for (we’re 100% inbound--all the usual channels), here’s ultimately what really matters to be successful in this role:
You have a deep desire to help people learn, grow, and evolve themselves, so they can solve business problems and capitalize on new opportunities through better marketing.
Yes, marketing skills are important, too. But, for someone to be a successful marketing leader, your main skill is not on a tactical level or even all that strategic.
It’s being able to bring people together that have competing priorities, deadlines, and KPIs, and creating a culture of creative collaboration so we all can produce our best work.
You’ll do this by fully supporting, coaching, and helping lead the 3 main pillars of our Marketing Division: Brand, Demand, and Marketing Operations.
Of course, in addition to ideating and implementing our campaigns, projects, and initiatives that support the overall growth of our company (25% top-line revenue growth YoY).
This role has a direct impact on furthering our mission of helping everyone on earth write, publish, and market their book.
This unlocks wisdom that otherwise might have never been heard, helps reach more people, and literally makes the world a better place.
I can tell you from experience this is the most rewarding marketing role I’ve ever been in, and it’s easy to shut down your laptop every evening knowing you matter, your work matters, and you’re helping other people be seen and heard.
So, if you love living (and working) in the cross-section of coaching people, data-driven marketing, and helping people share their stories, I’d love to speak with you about working alongside me at Scribe.
Come and get it.
CMO, Scribe Media
We’re Scribe Media, and our mission is to help everyone on earth write, publish and market their book.
The problem is that writing and publishing books are, for most people, a painful and difficult process, loaded with uncertainty and aggravation. Our goal is to make it as simple as possible, so that as many people as possible can do it.
We have multiple ways we help people do this. We can edit and publish an already written manuscript (Scribe Publishing), or we can help people write their book using a structured process with our guidance (Scribe Guided Author), or we can do a structured interview process that gets the book out of them in their words and their voice (Scribe Professional).
And if you can't afford our services, that's fine. We give away all of our information for free. Seriously, it's called Scribe Book School, and it's better than any paid course on the internet.
You can see some press about us here.
And you can see some of the books we've already published here.
Our company was started because a frustrated entrepreneur wanted to put all of her incredible knowledge and ideas into a book, but didn't have the time to write it or the patience to deal with the frustrating publishing process. So we solved her problem. The origin story is here.
Her book became an amazing success, and we realized the world was full of these people--smart people who should write a book, but don’t, because the process is so painful.
These people want to write books, but don't have the time or desire to do it the old way, and that's why Scribe exists: we help people turn their ideas into books that both cement their legacy and impact the world.
Our process has worked for over 2,000 authors in seven years, and we’re growing fast. Our ultimate goal is to help everyone on earth write and publish a book.
If we do that, we'll help create many thousands of books that would never have otherwise existed, changing the lives of millions of people. That's really exciting to us.
But if you really want to see why we do this...just watch this video of an author we worked with, Philip McKernan.
We're not going to try to pitch you a load of corporate doublespeak bullshit about how great we are. Instead, we’ll just show you proof.
These are all real tribe members, speaking openly and honestly about all aspects of what it's like to be part of this tribe:
You can also watch The Power of Vulnerability at Work, for an excellent glimpse into how much we care about each other as people, and how we approach our relationships.
You can see a bunch more videos here, on our YouTube Channel.
This is the operating system for our tribe: The Scribe Culture Bible.
We are consistently ranked the #1 Best Place To Work in Austin.
Also, Entrepreneur Magazine said we have the #1 company culture in America.
And, our President and CEO was named the #1 CEO in Austin this year.
Type of Employment
Necessary Skills & Qualifications
Here is the list of skills we believe are necessary for this career.
At Scribe, we don’t just accept differences — we support them, celebrate them, and as a company, we thrive on them. Scribe is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and we actively look for and hire people who bring new perspectives and experiences to our tribe.
Everyone has a story to share. Our CEO, JeVon “JT McCormick”, is just one Tribe Member example.
Complete the application by clicking on the "Apply To Position" button. Applications will remain open until we find the perfect person for this role.
You can expect to hear back from us either way within 15 business days. Be sure to keep an eye on your spam and promotions boxes in case our emails end up there! To make sure we're able to give your application the careful attention and time it deserves, please do not follow up with us unless you don't hear back from us by then.
Please, no phone calls. Due to the number of applicants we typically receive for our career openings, we are not able to do phone interviews until later stages of the hiring process. All applicants must submit an application through our portal.
Note: If you're on an external job site, we encourage you to apply directly from our career portal at https://scribe.breezy.hr/
We're only considering candidates located in the United States, and that are authorized to work in the United States. We will not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Bonus: If you aren't right for this career, but you know the perfect person, send them this career description.
If we hire them, we'll give you a $2,000 bonus.
Totally serious--every person we hire, we ask them who referred them to us, and we pay the bonus to the referrer. That could be you if you share this career ad with a friend who's perfect for it.