Blue Marble Geographics logo
Log inCart icon


At Blue Marble Geographics, we are as committed to excellence as we are to your opportunity to make a difference - you'll be a part of a company that takes pride in its achievements, knowing that customers benefit from the products we develop. We invite you to learn about the opportunity to contribute to our team.

Director of Marketing

Job Description

Blue Marble Geographics, a world leader in GIS software and the developer of the Geographic Calculator and Global Mapper, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Marketing Professional. Blue Marble is a well-established, growing GIS software company with a global B2B customer base. The ideal candidate in this role will have a strong success record in driving leads for B2B companies and an understanding of how to target multiple B2B buyers across segments. She/he will have developed, executed, and measured demand generation programs that achieve growth objectives addressing net new, retention, and incremental revenue targets. Successful candidates will have the ability to interact effectively with peers, management, industry leaders, and advertisers. Blue Marble Geographics is the place to be if you have a desire to learn new things every day, develop exciting and powerful products, and want to live, or work, in the beautiful State of Maine.

Key Responsibilities

In this exciting role you will be responsible for creating marketing initiatives, from concept through development, execution, and reporting. Working with a marketing team and content experts, you will directly and indirectly impact the company's sales pipeline and ensure existing customer engagement by increasing exposure and awareness in the marketplace. Your primary focus will be planning marketing initiatives of a variety of types including lead generation, product releases, branding, campaigns, sales initiatives, customer satisfaction and retention, face to face customer events, as well as web events along with all other go to market strategies.

Reporting to the President, you will drive qualified site traffic and determine optimal ROI for lead generation efforts. This position works closely with Product Management and Sales Team to determine and execute on product positioning, messaging, marketing and sales plans. These plans include sales collateral, promotions calendar, conference/tradeshow participation, digital communications, social media, press and advertising campaigns as well as general field support from a marketing perspective.

The Director of Marketing will develop new product marketing launch plans, ensuring all internal and external resources are in place: collateral development, website management with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), public relations, sales tools, event support, customer notifications, etc. This position will also oversee the marketing budget for collateral, social media, advertising and tradeshows.

We are looking for a dynamic, creative leader that is excited by the opportunity to take Blue Marble's marketing to the next level as the company grows.

Travel required. Passport required.

Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent verbal, and written communication and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Windows and Mac based computer technology & demonstrated skill using Microsoft Office and all appropriate business software along with the Adobe suite of tools
  • Must be able to manage multiple projects without constant supervision and deliver to established deadlines
  • Must be resourceful and organized in reaching deadlines and quickly identifying and communicate obstacles
  • Dedicated, assertive, team player who is detail oriented
  • Ability to work with entry level to the c-level, comfortable in a fast-paced evolving business environment

Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) in Business, Marketing or similar from a four-year College or University
  • 5 years' marketing experience in a lead role
  • Experience leading a small team a plus
  • Experience in the industry is strongly preferred, but not required
  • Requires experience developing marketing strategy and plans and executing those plans to support growth goals
  • Technical writing skills are strongly desired and graphic design experience would be extremely complimentary
  • Benefits

    Paid time off, employer paid health care, 401K

    Additional Requirements

    Cover letter and resume is required with salary requirements, apply by email only. Marketing portfolios are welcome as well.

    Contact Information

    HR Administrator

    Cover letter is required, apply by email only. Blue Marble Geographics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Blue Marble Geographics
    22 Carriage Lane
    Hallowell, Maine 04347 U.S.A.

    You may see a list of all current job openings here.