Global marketing Manager

San Jose, California | Freelance | Job ID #48839 |
Posted Earlier this month

Onward Search is seeking an experienced Global Marketing Manager for a long-term 8-month extendable opportunity working out of San Jose, CA. This is a unique opportunity be a pivotal part of the company’s active buyer team which currently is one of the fastest growing and highest priority initiatives internally.

We are looking for a marketer and business strategist who is passionate for understanding consumer behavior, determining actionable insights & translating them into a strong cross-channel lifecycle marketing plan.

You are expected to provide strategic leadership and day-to-day management for our brand pursuing new customer acquisition and customer retention, working across the organization to formulate and execute marketing strategies.

You will also be expected to drive innovation & to learn across channels from Paid IM (Paid Search, Affiliate marketing, Display, Social) to CRM and on site. The role offers a strong intersection of influencing and business performance understanding, marketing intuition & strategy and consumer insights & analytics.


  • Work with Research, Business and Analytics teams to develop insights and understand opportunities on how to grow the company’s global active buyer base.
  • Work closely with senior leadership within Global Growth, Marketing and across the organization to align insights and define strategies.
  • Partner with Channels and regional marketing teams, to turn the strategy into the operating plan.
  • Partner with Product and Engineering teams to define platform requirements to realize the vision.
  • Operate as the main liaison with the North American business unit for Global Growth Active Buyer activities.


  • Strong understanding of multiple marketing channels. Experience in Paid Search, especially preferred.
  • Has sharp strategic thinking and ability to translate quantitative & qualitative consumer data/insights into a robust targeted marketing strategy
  • Is a great marketer (strong intuition, creative, able to think big picture) with strong quantitative skills
  • Has demonstrated the ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships, previous experience in matrixed organization strongly preferred
  • Outstanding written and oral presentation skills
  • Output focused, with the aptitude to manage multiple projects simultaneously and drive towards results. Demonstrated organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively and innovatively
  • Independent, self-starter approach to work
  • Adept at managing through ambiguity and practicing judgment to drive clarity
  • Fun, energetic and collaborative personality. A positive outlook, a driven and detail-oriented nature, and the drive to excel and thrive in an exciting, fast-paced environment
  • BA/BS degree required, MBA preferred. 
  • 8+ years of marketing experience, with a mix of strategy, product, creative and execution experience.
  • Strongly prefer candidates with marketing experience in retailers (offline and/or e-commerce), ideally combined with e-commerce experience.

Does this sound like your expeerience and skill set? Apply today! 




  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect digital, creative and marketing talent with choice jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent / executive search placement.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V