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Zovio Product Marketing Director in United States

Job Summary

We are looking for a senior marketing professional who can roll-up their sleeves to help us scale our maturing EdTech business Learn@Forbes. This marketing leadership role is responsible for developing and executing marketing plans based on deep understanding of industry trends, customer insights and competitive analysis. Reporting to the COO, this position plans and executes marketing strategies that drive increased revenue at an allowable cost per acquisition (CPA) to deliver the expected business results. This includes guiding and implementing decisions on targeting, positioning, messaging, media management, and SEO.


  • Lead effort to develop a cohesive marketing plan based on market conditions that will directly impact ROI.

  • Provide overall strategic marketing direction including all media, database marketing, online/ email marketing, social media and SEO.

  • Strategize with media agency on various campaigns that include Search, SEO, display, Linkedin, Facebook custom audiences, geo-targeting, and remarketing to enhance business results.

  • Analyze the effectiveness of marketing campaigns through ongoing reporting to find the strongest ROI opportunities.

  • Identify optimization and improvement opportunities for website user experience to support campaigns.

  • Analyze Google Analytics and other internal reports to give guidance on improving performance.

  • Develop and leverage customer databases for targeted email campaigns employing customer profiling and message customization to drive acquisition, upselling and retention.

  • Promote and manage social media campaigns

  • Evaluate and develop marketing and brand strategies that include defining target audiences, product positioning and requirements, points of differentiation and messaging.

  • Direct and oversee creative activities including managing agency relationships.

  • Develop, maintain and execute quarterly and annual marketing budget and calendars.


  • 7-10 years marketing related experience (product marketing, field marketing, digital marketing or marketing communications), preferably with 5-7 years in a leadership position managing a team. The ideal candidate will have both agency and client side experience

  • Experience and track record of success within entrepreneurial organizations.

  • Direct experience managing agency relationships.

  • Proven ability to craft, execute, track and report on integrated marketing plans and tactics.

  • Financial services, ecommerce, or hospitality experience strongly recommended.

  • Experience with subscription based business is highly desired.

  • Experience in working with marketing automation tools/CRM systems

  • Excellent organizational and communication

  • Experience in social, content and digital marketing tactics

  • Proven cross functional leadership skills

  • Excellent presentation, writing and editing skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.

Zovio is an education technology services company that partners with higher education institutions and employers to deliver innovative, personalized solutions to help learners and leaders achieve their aspirations. Zovio leverages its core strengths and applies its technology and capabilities to priority market needs. Using advanced data and analytics, Zovio identifies the most meaningful ways to enhance the learner experience and deliver strong outcomes for higher education institutions, employers, and learners.

Zovio’s purpose is to help everyone be in a class of their own.

Our Commitments

Truly Personalized

Using data and analytics to power radically innovative experiences that are simple, predictive, and tailored to every individual.

At Life Speed

In tune with real life, creating platforms that are accessible, convenient, and that meet people where they are.

Activating Ambition

Helping people make progress in their lives by solving the problems that matter with empathy and intelligence.

Our Culture

We are ambitious individuals coming together to create bold solutions for a brighter future. We put our people first, and value different ways of thinking.

Passion | Bring it.

We take pride in what we do and have fun doing it.

Innovation | Ignite bold ideas.

We challenge the traditional way of thinking.

Teamwork | Our teams work.

We share knowledge to get the best solutions.