dark·​room | \ ˈdärk-ˌrüm  , -ˌru̇m \

noun

 

: A darkroom refers to a space where art and science come together to create something complete before premiering to the public. It’s where process and creativity combine to form a final product.

 

This is why we’ve chosen it as our name.

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Strategy

Full time

Digital & Ecommerce Strategist

We're building the future of advertising and are looking for the minds to help us do it.

Darkroom is a digital growth agency building and scaling legendary e-commerce & direct-to-consumer companies as well as digital-focused brands. We are a team of industry-leading marketers and best-in-class creatives building LA’s fastest-growing marketing agency.

We are looking for a talented, motivated, and creative Digital Marketing Strategist, who’s motivated and excited by the challenge of developing and executing strategies for brands to help them scale and reach their growth potential. You’ll have our entire agency at your disposal to help guide our customers through our proprietary suite of services.

This is a remote position, and is open to candidates based in the following states: California, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida, Texas, or Georgia, and must have the right to work within the United States.

What You’ll Do:

We’re looking for a seasoned Digital Marketing Strategist to join our growing Strategy department. This department focuses specifically on executing custom omnichannel marketing strategies, and growing and scaling e-commerce brands through research, strategy development, and interdepartmental planning.

The ideal candidate is highly analytical, thoughtful, and personable. Your responsibilities revolve around strategic dot-connecting, enabling client satisfaction, experience, and retention as well as inter-departmental project management.

  • Work collaboratively with a cross-departmental team of Strategists, Graphic Designers, Paid Media Managers, Content Creators, and Retention (Email & SMS) Marketing Specialists.

  • Build data-driven DTC (direct-to-consumer) brand strategies and positioning recommendations for a range of clients.

  • Build a customer journey map for brands under your management, identifying areas of strength and weakness – to guide areas of immediate and long-term focus.

  • Be the voice of the client across all internal team communications.

  • Build rapport with clients to develop a reputation as a trusted advisor and maintain strong, long-lasting relationships.

  • Manage integrated growth project deliverables, timelines, and client requests.

  • Conduct ongoing social listening, e-commerce analysis, creative audits, insight mining, and consumer and competitive assessments.

  • Simplify findings and recommendations to create compelling stories; translate great conceptual ideas into actionable, ‘real–world’ ideas.

  • Assist in ideating creative executions, copy, and taglines for clients’ marketing materials including landing pages, advertisements, emails, etc.

  • Build, revise & deliver bi-weekly strategy decks on a per-client basis.

  • Work with the Director of Strategy to analyze, review, and evolve the effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

  • Any other strategic needs that pop up from the internal team or clients to show proactivity and engagement.

About You:

Our ideal Strategist candidate is:

  • A strategic co-creator.

  • An enthusiastic problem solver.

  • Equal parts data-driven and creatively-minded.

  • Analytically motivated, able to make clear, thoughtful assessments rooted in data.

  • A confident communicator – experienced brand architect & organized project manager.

  • Familiar with all facets of digital marketing — including paid media, influencer, content & retention marketing.

  • Able to independently manage one’s own workflow and assign tasks to others to meet obligations to clients and internal staff.

  • Obsessed with digital marketing culture, consumers, advertising trends, and social media marketing.

  • A lover of research mining with the ability to uncover insights and create actionable, compelling, revenue-driven strategy recommendations.

  • Relishes being the strategic “through-line” with Research, Design, Comms, UI/UX, Brand-led change, and Activation practices.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • 4+ years working in advertising or digital marketing (agency experience required)

  • 2+ years of relevant experience leveraging digital marketing or strategy in a brand-building capacity

  • Strong creative instinct with analytical problem-solving skills

  • Ability to bring audiences and strategies to life in compelling ways

  • Strong communication, presentation, and relationship-building capabilities

  • Proven track record in researching, creating and building data-driven growth strategies

  • The ability to interpret performance marketing language (ROAS, CPMs, CPCs, CPAs)

  • Robust experience working cross-channel, having touched all aspects of digital marketing from brand-building to new acquisition and performance marketing to content management

  • Familiarity with project management tools including Slack, Google Suite, and/or Notion

  • Experience with TripleWhale, Figma, Shopify, Facebook/Meta Business Manager & Google Analytics is a plus

What its like to work at Darkroom:

We're building the future of advertising and are looking for the minds to help us do it. We only seek out the best—from our clients to our people. Our team is our most sacred asset, and we offer highly competitive salaries and the following perks:

  • Darkweek, Unlimited Vacation Policy, and Holidays: Rebooting is one of the most important parts of growth. At Darkroom, you have access to a flexible vacation policy, our annual “Darkweek” summer break, and 10 holidays throughout the year to keep you recharged and sharp.

  • Location, location, (or no) location: Remote-first culture with a strong community base. With Hubs in LA, The Bay Area, New York, Philly, Lisbon, and Eastern Europe.

  • Health & wellness: Company-sponsored medical, dental, and vision benefits with, so you can stay as healthy as can be.

  • Finances, growth, and retirement: After one year with Darkroom, we deliver a robust 401k program with company match, equity incentives, and a profit-sharing opportunity so we can help you save as the company grows.

  • Endless opportunities for growth: Our agency is founded on an interdisciplinary approach, giving Darkroomers insights into services far beyond your job description. Grow your skills and interests beyond your niche and stay at the forefront of the industry through total immersion in cross-functional collaboration.

Our Hiring Process and Compensation:

The hiring process for this position typically follows four stages. We offer competitive salaries, and will be discussed further upon a phone interview.

Equal Opportunity Statement

Darkroom is an equal opportunity workplace—we are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national orientation, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.