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Senior Marketing Manager, France



Marketing & Communications
Posted on Saturday, August 12, 2023
Come build The Disney of the 21st Century with us! 🚀
At Inkitt, we believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed. Our mission is to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Traditional publishing often leaves authors behind with human editors responsible for selecting books fit for publication. Inkitt is a pioneer at the forefront of data-driven publishing. By inventing an algorithm which analyzes users' reading behavior to identify hits, we have removed subjectivity from the traditional publishing equation. This gives Inkitt the unique ability to discover hidden talents that might otherwise have gone unnoticed 🔎
Are you a builder? We are looking for the change-makers of the world; the people who build the blueprint anytime they are unsatisfied with the status quo. Come build The Disney of the 21st Century with us by developing our books, audiobooks, creation of games, TV shows and movies!

What you'll do:

  • Market Understanding: Have a deep understanding of the French market; including customer behavior, competitors, market trends, and any local regulations or considerations that could impact the business
  • Revenue and Marketing Strategy: Develop and implement strategies to drive revenue and customer growth in their designated region. This often involves working closely with marketing teams to execute region-specific campaigns and promotions
  • Creative Marketing Creation: Translate & adapt top-performing global creatives into French while also pitching and developing new ad concepts based on market trends and user research
  • Performance Monitoring: Constantly track and analyze revenue and customer data to assess the success of their strategies. Accountable for meeting specific growth and revenue targets
  • Team Management: Hire and manage a team of freelance French translators. Coach them to provide efficient and high-quality translations of our novels
  • Cross-functional Collaboration: Work closely with other teams within the company such as product, content, customer service, and finance to ensure the regional operations align with overall company objectives
  • Reporting: Regular reporting to senior management on revenue progress, challenges, and market insights
  • You will be reporting to the Chief Innovation Officer

Who you are:

  • A lover of writing and/or READING! Especially in the romance category, ooh la la! 💞
  • Can write romance copy for our audience
  • Startup hungry; you excel in a fast-paced, scrappy environment and you welcome new challenges
  • A native French speaker with business proficiency in English
  • 4+ years of experience in marketing and growth
  • Strategic thinking and visioning; able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way
  • Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends
  • Strong communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to project manage multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize tasks based on business needs
  • Has creativity to develop unique content strategy and identify new opportunities for growth
  • Comfort speaking to users and leading user research sessions to deeply understand what readers want
  • Experience working cross-functionally with other departments
  • Experience managing a team

What we offer:

  • 🚀 Stock options for all full-time employees! We believe everyone deserves a piece of ownership for when we become the Disney of the 21st Century
  • 🚀 Newly launched 401k to help you save and invest in your future (US)
  • 🚀 Health benefits that align with your local market, offering a variety of different coverages for medical, dental and vision
  • 🚀 A hybrid model in San Francisco and Berlin offices where 3 days per week are dedicated to in-person collaboration in parallel with remote work
  • 🚀 Professional coaching for People Managers and employees who have been with Inkitt for 2+ years
  • 🚀 Dedicated budget for team-building events
  • 🚀 Employee Referral Bonus
  • 🚀 Free access to our Galatea App, get your read on
  • 🚀 Unlimited budget for self-development books, on us
  • 🚀 Donation to charity of your choice on your work anniversary
  • 🚀 Stocked micro-kitchens with snacks and drinks to keep you energized
  • 🚀 Class Pass health club for US Inkers to feel their best!
  • 🚀 Berlin'ers gym membership
  • 🚀 Berlin'ers virtual assistant
  • 🚀 Arguably the best perk? Getting to bring your fur-ever friend to our Berlin and San Francisco offices

How we've been doing:

  • We're a well-funded, mission-driven, series B company with top-tier investors like NEA, HV Capital, and Kleiner Perkins. Recently, Inkitt has raised $59 million, which is one of the largest Series B funding rounds on record for a Berlin-based business. We believe we provide authors with a platform that fosters their passion for writing and gives them the chance to be discovered 🪴
  • We're the 8th fastest-growing company in Europe, and 1st in Germany!
At Inkitt, we strive to build a company culture and provide employment opportunities based on diversity and inclusion. We believe every author should have an equal opportunity to succeed, as should our team members. As a growing team from 20+ countries, we welcome everyone to apply.
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