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Vice President Marketing & Growth

Linz, Vienna, full-time, m|f|d

As Vice President Marketing & Growth you are an experienced and passionate leader with a clear vision to build a scalable and efficient marketing machine that drives continuous growth. You will play a key role in the executive team, report directly to the COO and have complete ownership of all strategic marketing topics across business lines: SaaS software, managed services, consulting services, as well as corporate marketing and communications.

Your tasks

  • You develop the smec brand into a recognized leader in e-commerce automation.
  • You drive internal and external consistency of go-to-market strategies and communication.
  • You are involved in front-line execution and also operate at a strategic level to define new opportunities in international markets, assess product-market fit and tactically drive projects and deliverables to successful completion.
  • You generate revenues and increase sales through successful marketing – using state-of-the-art marketing frameworks.
  • You ensure the organization's message is distributed across channels and our target audiences enabling us to meet our ambitious company goals.
  • You build and lead a best-in-class marketing team – including career planning and performance management.
  • You work in close cooperation with our Client Office and Product Department.

Your profile

  • You are a strategic thinker with at least 5 years of marketing leadership experience.
  • You are a dynamic leader with a proven track record in building, communicating and executing marketing plans.
  • You have a deep understanding and proven track record in B2B SaaS business.
  • You have a strong leadership presence and are excited about being able to dig in with a lean team.
  • You are data-driven and have the flexibility and resilience necessary to work in a fast-paced industry and know how to act in a start-up environment that is constantly experimenting with new approaches and new ways of working.
  • You have first-rate project management, teamwork, interpersonal and relationship management skills, and are comfortable interacting at all levels of the organization and with clients, prospects, partners, influencers and analysts.
  • You are a structured thinker with excellent written and oral communication skills – in German and English.
  • You share and exhibit our core values Excellence, Passion, Integrity and Cleverness.

We offer

We offer you the opportunity to play a vital role in developing smec further by executing innovative marketing strategies for exciting growth markets. You can look forward to committed and clever team members with different fields of expertise. As one of Austria’s best employers in 2020 and a certified Great Place To Work® we foster an appreciative working environment and are quite proud of our corporate culture embracing open and transparent communication. Furthermore, we offer you stunningly flexible working hours between 6am and 11pm, as we know you have a social life too!


Loving the sound of smec? Just write an email or give us a call – we’re excited to get to know you and would love to welcome you. 

We offer the following benefits

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Stunningly flexible working hours

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smec spirit

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Top-notch equipment

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Home office

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Personal & professional development

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Switch locations

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Structured onboarding

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Your smec buddy

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Flat hierarchies & open door policy

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Cool company events

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Free access to the smec gym

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Refreshments & goodies

The annual gross salary for this position is € 75.000 – depending on your experience and qualification.

About smec

smec – Smarter Ecommerce with its headquarter being located at Tabakfabrik Linz in Austria is one of the leading paid search software providers (SaaS+) worldwide and specialised in the automation of text and shopping ads for Google and Microsoft. In the past twelve years, we have been highly successful in increasing the efficiency of paid search campaigns for 500+ national and international clients, such as BILLA, Thalia (DACH countries) or Mountain Warehouse (UK) – managing yearly advertising budgets worth 350+m euros. Due to our vast experience, online retailers see us as one of their most important strategic partners.

In the meanwhile, more than 140 passionate employees from 25 different countries follow their professional passion at one of our locations in Linz, Vienna and London.