Job Description The Vice President of Marketing reports to the CEO and will be responsible for creating and executing a marketing and engagement strategy that will build the Matouk brand across multiple customer channels. The VP of Marketing will elevate and uphold Matouk brand equity through effective partnership with the Creative Director, the VP of Global Sales, the VP of Digital Strategy and the Product Line Director. The successful candidate will demonstrate a sophisticated understanding of the Matouk brand voice, a mastery of customer engagement strategies across digital and traditional media, experience building a high-performance marketing team, and a proven data-driven approach to setting and reporting against Key Performance Metrics for marketing success.
Customer Engagement - Message creation for all key customer segments: National, Retail Partners, Interior Designers, Hotel, International and Matouk Direct (ecommerce and bricks and mortar) Design and execute engagement strategies for all segments Lead effective events planning including trade shows and special events for designers and consumers Partner with Sales and Digital Leaders to support customer activation and revenue goals Oversee project management of Matouk Book, Ambassador Kit and other key wholesale sales collateral required to optimize field performance Manage all social media platforms to increase audience and engagement levels Effectively deploy Salesforce CRM to drive engagement, loyalty and transactions
Growing the Brand - Create a marketing culture where storytelling is effective, consistent and authentic across all audiences Work with Creative Director to specify content requirements to be strategically deployed across appropriate media Manage copywriting, Public Relations and other outside resources to support content needs Create, deploy and measure effectiveness of all advertising strategies Identify and manage best in class Public Relations and other collaborators to reach brand goals. Gain consumer insights through research that lead to more effective sales, product and brand strategies
Building and Leading a Successful Team - Build internal resources to effectively achieve marketing plan, create and execute against marketing calendar and respond to wide range of audience requirements Build collaborative and productive framework for cross-functional communication with all key internal marketing customers including Sales, Creative, Digital and Product Management leaders Connect marketing performance to work of Strategic Planning Task Force and wider Leadership Team
Driving Product and Financial Performance - Build and own a marketing budget to achieve strategic and tactical priorities Report regularly to CEO on budget performance and evolution through the year Bring data-driven culture to marketing by creating KPIs for success in all critical areas and regularly measuring and reporting progress Collaborate with Creative and Product leaders to effectively launch new products and collaborations with external partners Coordinate with Creative, Product and Manufacturing teams to create packaging protocols that are on-brand, efficient and environmentally responsible
Requirements for Success - Experience-based understanding of building luxury and home furnishing brands, market territories and growth strategies Advanced digital skills including CRM system management Dedication to Matouk culture, purpose and statement of beliefs Sophisticated project management experience and methodologies Mindset of an editor committed to perfecting the brand voice Be motivated, passionate, collaborative, strategic and nice
What we’re looking for - BA/BS degree, MBA strongly preferred Minimum 10 years marketing experience is required Experience leading teams – both directly and indirectly Experience in managing agencies to deliver great work Prior trade and media exposure is preferred Retail/Wholesale Luxury Home Furnishings industry experience is preferred Experience working with a privately owned, entrepreneurial business is preferred.
About Matouk Matouk is a leading maker of finely crafted luxury linens and home accessories for passionate and discerning consumers around the world. Headquartered in Fall River, MA, Matouk strives to create beautiful, rich quality products with exceptional service and lifestyle fulfillment. It takes great pride in providing exemplary environments, experiences and services to employees, vendors and customers.
MATOUK Beliefs in Action
OUR PURPOSE is to enrich the lives of our customers and their families by creating the most beautiful and beloved collection of bed and bath linens.
The following core beliefs reinforce our purpose and define the values and actions of our colleagues in our everyday work.
WE BELIEVE that a promise from Matouk to our customers is included with each and every product that we sell. Everything we produce will meet the highest standards for excellence in quality and design. We will always select the best materials and utilize the optimal manufacturing techniques. And each customer who buys a Matouk product will be valued, listened to and given the best long-term experience possible.
WE BELIEVE in a company that takes care of its employees and employees who take care of the company and each other. We treat our co-workers as individuals and consider employee impact in all of our business decisions. Matouk workplaces will be environments where productivity lives in harmony with creativity, trust, safety and comfort. We will work with a sense of profound commitment to the company’s purpose while dedicating equal spirit towards bringing out the best in one another.
WE BELIEVE in mutually beneficial relationships with all of our business partners. Our interactions with suppliers, distributors, and retailers are characterized by fairness, honesty, and respect. We seek out partners with whom we share vision and values. Our employees are committed to business practices that result in shared success for all.
WE BELIEVE that creative thinking and innovation will guide us to a future of success and growth. We foster a creative environment in our workplaces and nurture a creative mindset in our employees. We encourage innovative approaches to problem solving at every level of the organization. While we honor our heritage and the greatest legacies of our past, we simultaneously embrace the changes required to maintain leadership and competitiveness in the future.