Open Position

Marketing Operations and Strategic Manager

Location: Rochester, NY (Hybrid in-office and remote)
Work Status: Full Time

Marketing Operations and Strategy Manager

SafeSide Prevention is dedicated to creating a world where every person is respected, connected, and giving to others. We provide leadership consultation, workforce education, and a curated suite of programs and training to prevent suicide. Operating internationally, we work with significant organizations in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, and the US, including government and military sectors.

We are a growing, agile, and energetic team of self-starters highly motivated by our mission. We are excited about helping people reach their potential. We have ambitious goals for growing the organization and our impact, and we are excited to meet you.

Position Summary

We seek a versatile and experienced Marketing Operations and Strategy Manager to join our team. Reporting to the Head of Growth, this role is integral to our overall growth and development team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for developing and executing marketing strategies, managing CRM transitions, handling website and member portal maintenance, overseeing survey and registration platforms, and leveraging AI and automation to improve efficiency. This role requires a balance of strategic planning and hands-on project and technical involvement to achieve deliverables based on specified timelines. The Marketing Operations and Strategy Manager will also support developing and implementing communications and assets that drive adoption and success.

What You’ll Do

Strategic Planning and Execution:

  • Develop marketing strategies in collaboration with marketing advisors, the content manager, and other team members. This includes promoting SafeSide’s full suite of programs and services, such as digital products, live training events, and professional services.
  • Define and coordinate customer engagement strategies and assets across various stages of the customer value journey for various programs: Awareness, Engagement, Consideration, Commitment, Success, Expansion, and Advocacy.
  • When specific organizations have been identified as strategically important, collaborate with the content manager to create and deliver highly targeted content consistent with principles of account-based marketing.
  • Coordinate with the Head of Growth on strategic initiatives and goals to ensure alignment with the overall growth strategy.
  • Work closely with the implementation team to develop and support communications and assets that drive adoption and success.

CRM Management:

  • Plan and execute the transition to HubSpot CRM (Sales, Marketing) with input from end users and collaboration with the Director of Technical Services.
  • Develop and manage email marketing, social media, and paid media campaigns using CRM to nurture new opportunities and engage existing customers.
  • Coordinate with the content specialist to create and schedule engaging content.
  • Track, analyze, and report campaign performance, making data-driven adjustments.

Website and Member Portal Management:

  • Handle day-to-day maintenance of the company website and member portal.
  • Set up, test, and optimize new pages and update existing content as directed by the Content and Communications Manager and Marketing Director.
  • Follow and suggest routines needed to set up new organizations or users in the portal when they join.
  • Collaborate with the web developer and Director of Technical Services to suggest, test, and implement new features.

Surveys and Reviews:

  • Assist with the technical aspects of survey and review setup, management, and reporting.

  • Work with the web development team to integrate surveys, reviews/testimonials with CRM and other data sources.

  • Set up dashboards and reports to synthesize survey data and provide insights to support marketing and business development initiatives and customer success.

AI and Automation:

  • Across all areas, proactively seek and judiciously leverage AI and automation tools to improve efficiency and effectiveness across all areas of responsibility.

Strategic and Hands-On Balance:

  • Balance strategic planning with hands-on project and technical involvement to achieve deliverables based on specified timelines.

What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • 5 to 7 years of experience in marketing management or a similar role.
  • Proven track record in lead generation, campaign management, and strategic planning.
  • Strong understanding of digital marketing, including SEO, SEM, social media, and email marketing.
  • Experience with HubSpot CRM and marketing workflow management.
  • Experience with Qualtrics or similar survey tools.
  • Proficient in or highly motivated to learn AI and automation tools in marketing.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Creative thinker with a results-driven approach.

Equal Opportunity Employer

SafeSide is committed to a diverse, inclusive, and flexible work environment. We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. We have the best team when it is a diverse team. SafeSide works extensively with military and veteran organizations, and we highly value the skills, experience, and mindset that veterans bring to the workplace.

SafeSide is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics.

Where you will be working

The successful candidate will reside in Rochester, New York, and work in the office or remotely from a home office. You must be able to travel 1 or 2 times per year and support working across multiple time zones, which will likely include early morning or later evening work 2 to 3 days per week.


The successful candidate will receive an attractive remuneration package in line with their skills and experience.

How to apply:

If you love people and are passionate about impacting professionals' skill development and consumers' lives, join us. Upload your CV and a brief video introduction on why you think you’d be the perfect fit for SafeSide Prevention.

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