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Marketing Innovator/Virality Guru

at FunnelScope in Shhhh...   —   Jun 27, 2014   |  
Have you ever asked what it looked like to be at the right place, at the right time, with the right opportunity.....we are the first hotel search engine built on top of social networks to provide social recommendations. We are initially targeting the $100B global online hotel booking market with a focus on social network users (with unprecendented revenue opportunities). As TripAdvisor once drove higher conversion via anonymous reviews, we are driving exponential conversion with our extensive database of personal recommendations. Recent research reports evidence that recommendations from people we know provide a 4x increase in purchase intent. With 18 months of developing social hotel rating and review “listeners”, we have amassed a database of millions of ratings from nearly every corner of the globe that can personally influence more than 100M people....and growing.

If you are ready to live outside the box and participate in an exponential innovation in a 100B Industry....then hang onto your hat and contact us asap as the train is leaving the station! We are in the process of raising the only round of funding necessary to profitability.....once complete the line will be long....

You will be responsible for adding to and optimizing the core social hooks for a revolutionary social travel service. The marketing innovator will be responsible for driving viral adoption of the product across Facebook, Twitter, email and other networks. You will grow and optimize our current processes by creating and prioritize new features and collaborate with design and the engineering teams to bring these flows to life. This role initially reports to the CEO.

This is a tremendous opportunity for someone looking to leverage their viral social media ideas on a compelling social product that combines proprietary data and a new way of searching for travel. We are currently a bootstrapped startup and therefore this is an equity only position initially. We have begun process of raising capital and expect to close funding soon. Upon funding, you will receive a competitive salary and benefits.

Our team consists of seasoned startup veterans with 9 startups under their belt and having raised over $50 million in venture capital.
Define strategy and roadmap for viral user acquisition and engagement
Develop, test and optimize viral channels to drive maximum user adoption and growth
Implement tactical marketing needs including maintain blog, twitter feed, Facebook fan page, and other social media marketing
Suggest new features to product that can deliver greater product virality
Define success metrics and track product and feature performance relative to goals
Leverage user feedback and usage data to extract insights into product requirements
Demonstrated success driving viral adoption of a social product in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
2+ years marketing experience, focusing on viral growth, in a social gaming company or other social application leveraging social APIs
Passion for the internet, mobile web and new technologies
Highly creative, out of the box thinker
Exceptional written and oral communication skills
Highly organized with excellent analytical skills
Proactive and entrepreneurially oriented
Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
Please, no phone calls about this job!
Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
Bachelors degree from a top tier university, CS degree a plus but not required.
DOE, Initially Equity Only.
Post funding: Competitive Salary, Benefits
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