Digital Marketing Specialist

About Niche
We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Niche is the best place to research U.S. colleges, schools, neighborhoods, and companies. Every month millions of people use our easy-to-read and comprehensive reports cards, rankings, and reviews to choose the right schools, neighborhoods, and companies for them.

Niche.com is all about finding where you fit in and that mission inspires how we operate every day in our office. On top of that, we want Niche to be a place people truly enjoy working.

About the Role
We are looking for an entry level candidate to join the Business Operations & Analytics team as a Digital Marketing Specialist. You will manage digital advertising campaigns for our partner schools and colleges and strive to provide them with unmatched value. You will also work with analysts on the team to identify inefficiencies in your processes and develop systematic approaches to digital advertising. Your work will directly impact our ability to grow the direct sales organization at Niche. 
  
What You Will Do

During the 1st Month:

  • Collaborate with various team members to learn about the company
  • Work with members of the Business Operations & Analytics team to begin to understand our users, our clients, the industry, and our direct sales organization
  • Shadow team members to learn more about how we collaborate with other areas of the business and how your role fits with external stakeholders and teams
  • Learn the basics of Salesforce
  • Learn how to execute digital ad campaigns using Google Ads and Facebook Ads Manager

Within 3 Months:

  • Gain a deep understanding of our sales organization and how different teams work
  • Begin independently setting up and managing digital advertising campaigns for our clients 
  • Work with analysts on the team to learn how to use insights from ad performance to drive optimizations
  • Start to identify ways we can improve our digital advertising efforts and work with other members of the team to implement change
  • Begin to learn the ins and outs of K-12 and college enrollment marketing, digital advertising, and how we drive value for our clients—do some self-guided research and present your findings

Within 6 months:

  • Perform self-directed research to stay up-to-date on industry standards and identify new advertising channels and strategies
  • Become obsessed with driving value for our clients—test different ad creatives, work with analysts to automate processes, optimize spend
  • Create reports and dashboards to help clients see how their campaigns are performing, communicating key takeaways and areas for focus

Within 12 months:

  • You will have a deep knowledge of our product, company, and sales organization
  • You will be an expert on digital advertising for colleges and K-12 schools
  • You will be held accountable for driving value for our clients through digital advertising 

What We Are Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Passion for learning new things
  • Ability to translate vague requirements into prioritized problems to solve
  • Proven track record of getting things done
  • A “whatever it takes” approach to your work

Useful Experience

  • Web Analytics
  • Salesforce or CRM experience
  • Experience with digital advertising
  • Understanding of K-12 and/or college admissions processes
  • A/B Testing

Why Niche?

  • Full time, salaried position with competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health plan, including vision and dental, provided at no cost to the employee.
  • 20 PTO days, 10 Paid Holidays and 3 Volunteer Days Off per year
  • Parental leave
  • Stock options and SIMPLE IRA 
  • Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users

 

Niche will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future for this opening.
Candidates only.  No recruiters or agencies, please. All of our open positions are located in our Pittsburgh, PA office. Sorry, we do not offer relocation assistance.
Niche is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Working at Niche

Niche is a small team based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. We’re a unique blend of data scientists, engineers, parents, and “yinzers” who are looking for exceptional talent to grow our company. Read more about Niche and check out our team page.

We believe people’s lives are made better by having the right resources to inform their biggest life decisions. Your ideas and work will make an immediate impact on our company and millions of users.

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