Head of Marketing

Genies

Los Angeles, CA, USA

Full time

Oct 14

Genies is culture’s leading avatar technology company empowering humans to create their own avatar ecosystems. Genies provides tools (Genies Avatar Creator OS) that allows users to create their own avatars, avatar wearable fashion lines, avatar worlds, and avatar interactive experiences in web3. The company has 99% celebrity avatar market share through its partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group as their “official avatar and digital goods NFT provider” with thousands of Genie creators including Justin Bieber, Migos, Cardi B, and J Balvin. Bringing the power of NFTs and crypto to culture, Genies’ avatar ecosystem NFT marketplace “The Warehouse” built with Dapper Labs, allows talent, IP, and creators to design and sell their avatar ecosystem creations (i.e. avatar fashion lines) to the masses. Genies has raised $200M from investors such as Silver Lake, BOND, NEA, and Breyer Capital.

Seated in our Los Angeles based headquarters, Genies is looking for our first Head of Marketing to join our dynamic and innovative team. Reporting to our CEO & Founder, the Head of Marketing will be responsible for driving Genies brand strategy, creative strategy, and experiential marketing strategy. You’ll partner closely with key stakeholders and leaders from product, user acquisition & growth, digital & social marketing, and our community teams to design uniquely creative and interactive global brand/consumer marketing experiences. Our ideal candidate has an extensive creative marketing background, and thrives in creative brand and consumer marketing experiences. You shine when it comes to designing experiential consumer activation events and strive to deliver one of a kind consumer experiences that embody a cultural philosophy and approach to consumer engagement.  

What You’ll be Doing: 

  • Design and establish strategic framework for the execution of Genies global brand awareness and consumer growth objectives 
  • Drive all global brand and experiential marketing plans, initiatives and growth strategies; which includes:
  • Consumer Activation Events & Pop Ups 
  • Interactive & Live Consumer Experiences
  • Global Consumer & Brand Events 
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams and partners on:
  • Product & brand strategy 
  • Experiential consumer events and activities
  • User growth, engagement, activation and retention
  • Creating a dynamic and creative consumer brand marketing presence 
  • Design consumer activation strategies and creative engagement
  • Manage a hungry and influential creative marketing, brand and social marketing team to push the boundaries of consumer experience and engagement through live and digital interactive events
  • Organizing and designing cross functional department strategy sessions 
  • Provide inputs to growth, product marketing and branding strategy with deep knowledge on market insights and industry trends
  • Analyze the effectiveness of campaigns to better optimize spend and performance, draw insights & make data-driven decisions that drive the marketing team’s goals
  • Plan and lead creative marketing campaigns and activations to increase brand awareness, brand likability, product usage, as well as acquire and retain new users
  • Guide and manage external agencies in order to achieve digital goals and ensure that tactics deliver on return on investment
  • Develop the strategy for categories in each region and tap into these cultural pillars to grow the community
  • Manage budgets, develop cohesive conclusions and present key findings to executive team

What You Should Have: 

  • 6+ years of prior marketing experience with at least 2 years of digital and social marketing experience
  • Experience in building global brand equity with a broad and diverse consumer audiences
  • Track record for launching and hosting uniquely creative experiential and interactive consumer pop-up events
  • Subject matter expertise when it comes to experiential, brand and digital marketing 
  • Undergraduate degree in marketing or related field - Master’s degree a plus
  • Exceptional people and project management skills; ability to manage relationships with various business units, departments, consultants and external partners/agencies
  • Must be able to prioritize, multitask, and focus while adhering to strict project timeline and budgets
  • Strong understanding of growth and movement in the digital landscape
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented, with excellent time-management skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to function well in a collaborative, team oriented environment
  • Experience overseeing internal and external creative teams/agencies
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for social media; educated in all current social platforms
  • Proactive, thoughtful, and collaborative nature

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded 
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries and 401K program for all full time employees 
  • Flexible paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement 
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide! 
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.

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