3934 S Corbett Ave.
Portland, OR 97239

(503) 231-3086


Open Position // August 17, 2021

Digital Marketing Director


Lead Impactful Digital Initiatives

If you’re an experienced digital strategist eager for a fresh chance to flex and further your career – all while working for mission-driven brands (code for nice people with purpose) – this job is for you. We’re looking for a digital marketing director passionate about the power of digital and content marketing to strengthen brands, build community and drive sales.

Maxwell is a woman-owned, integrated marketing agency serving national consumer brands in food & beverage, wellness, outdoor, hospitality and tourism. Among its clients include Bob’s Red Mill, Dave’s Killer Bread, Herb Pharm, Mountain House and Travel Oregon. The tight-knit, collaborative team works with marketing leaders ready to think big, embrace new opportunities and make game-changing shifts. Based in Portland, Ore., the 24-year-old company offers a flexible, hybrid work model. Its home base is a renovated art gallery complete with fully functioning test kitchen and content production studio.

 Grow Your Career

  • Lead transformational work that considers the whole digital journey from awareness to purchase
  • Oversee paid digital strategy, helping clients take full advantage of ecommerce potential as well as awareness building and community growth
  • Sell-in creative consumer engagement strategies that activate fans, support successful product and market launches and deepen values storytelling
  • Establish project management systems that help keep programs on track and integrate with the agency’s creative team
  • Provide a thoughtful eye on performance monitoring and reporting, adding insights and spotting opportunity
  • Be the agency’s voice on digital marketing trends and best practices, providing both client counsel and agency content
  • Contribute to new business opportunities for Maxwell and annual planning strategies for our clients
  • Mentor junior staff and oversee the work of valued partner experts in content, SEO and interactive

 Lead with Heart

  • Define digital strategies, KPIs and budgets
  • Deliver digital campaign strategy and analysis
  • Oversee and help optimized paid social media and digital strategy
  • Map the digital consumer journey and partner on best-in-class content strategy
  • Stay ahead of evolving consumer behavior, social media channels and digital trends
  • Join forces to put the agency’s best foot forward in new business pursuits
  • Nurture and build a small team
  • Shape and share the agency’s digital point of view

 Bring Your Experience

  • 7-10+ years of digital marketing experience and 2+ years of leadership and management
  • 2-3 years working in an agency environment is a plus
  • Experience in consumer marketing required, food-specific a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in digital media, PR, advertising or journalism preferred
  • Overall comfort with both MAC and PC computer systems
  • Expert knowledge of all social channels, as well as social e-commerce and social monitoring tools
  • Strong understanding of SEO and Google Analytics, CMS and ESPs, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of email marketing best practices and service providers
  • A background in publishing, agency and/or CPG is icing on the cake

  Enjoy the Benefits

  • Competitive compensation
  • Robust medical, dental, vision and alternative care, as well as short-term disability
  • 401K match
  • Wellness stipend
  • Generous paid holidays and vacation
  • Regular check-ins and an “always on” approach to feedback and goal setting
  • Professional development opportunities
  • A positive, balanced work-life including hybrid work enviroment

If you’re excited by this role, but don’t meet 100% of the above qualifications, you should still seriously consider applying.  Studies show that you can still be considered for a role if you meet just 50% of the role’s requirements.

Maxwell is an equal opportunity employer committed to meeting the needs of a multigenerational and multicultural workforce. We believe a diverse staff, reflective of our community, is an integral and welcome part of a successful and ethical business. Maxwell is actively working to better reflect the cultures of our community and the people our clients serve. We believe different values, experiences and backgrounds are not only a better representation of society they contribute to two of our most important deliverables: fresh thinking and creativity.


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