Marketing Specialist

Location: Pleasanton, CA
Date Posted: 04-01-2014
Astute Business Solutions (Ex-PeopleSoft and Big 4 consultants) is a provider of intelligent, accelerated, industry-leading solutions for PeopleSoft, Testing, Cloud, Security, Risk and Compliance Management.

Astute is looking for Marketing Specialist. This Position can be based in Pleasanton, CA or Madison Office.

Position:     Marketing Specialist
Location:    Pleasanton, California
Duration:    Full Time Employment

The successful candidate will have responsibility for the operational aspects of the company’s marketing initiatives.  This is an important position, crucial to the continued growth and vitality of the company.
Job Requirements:
  • Implement marketing initiatives including conference exhibits, marketing pieces, newsletters, User Group meetings, Social Media pages, Web site etc.
  • Produce clear and compelling marketing materials and copy
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Produce instructional videos
  • Manage direct mail campaigns including developing themes, organizing weekly mailings, tracking results and coordinating with inside sales personnel.
  • Work with product teams to assist in product launch planning and execution, including developing product data sheets.
Experience and Qualifications required: 
Administer marketing activities using SalesForce or Pipedrive,  Constant Contact, Robly and other online tools

Make web site content edits in Drupal

Education, Experience, Skills:
  • Exceptional writing skill, marketing copy in particular, is essential   
  • Appropriate professional experience, ideally within scholarly journals publishing
  • Ability to rapidly develop a good understanding of Astute market position and product offerings
  • Excellent organization, prioritization, and time management skills
  • Critical thinking
  • Thorough with a great attention to detail
  • We use graphical editing tools such as  Photoshop and Camtasia, so relevant experience is desirable
  • Experience with applications such as Constant Contact, Salesforce and Drupal desirable
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver and HTML, desirable
  • Bachelor’s degree
The position reports to VP of Sales and Client Services. Interested candidates should send the resumes along with their contact information to the following:
Our low stress environment is flexible, casual, family friendly, and has NO forced overtime. We offer a competitive compensation package including 4 weeks PTO, Holidays, Education, Medical, Dental, Life, 
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