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Employee recognition SaaS platform (YC W12)

Vice President of Marketing

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Fond (fond.co) is a SaaS platform that seamlessly consolidates employee rewards and recognition processes into one easy-to-use solution. With Fond, employees and managers can recognize each other, redeem rewards, access exclusive corporate discounts, and measure success so HR departments spend less time managing programs and more time driving results. Some of our current customers include Facebook, Salesforce, and Visa, plus hundreds of others. Fond is a Y Combinator company and funded by investors including DCM, Andreessen Horowitz and SV Angel. If you want to be part of the team that delivers industry-leading recognition capabilities for top companies, Fond is for you!

Fond is looking for a marketing leader to strengthen our company’s strategic positioning, brand development, and drive revenue.. Reporting directly to the CEO, the VP of Marketing will work cross-functionally with other executives to drive the growth of the business through a range of strategies and tactics. We’re looking for a strategic thinker that can step back and think big but also dig in and execute ideas effectively and quickly.


Responsibilities
* Set the marketing vision for the company and craft strategic marketing plans aimed at achieving that vision
* Be a key player on the executive team, assisting with high-level company strategy
* Strengthen strategic positioning in the market
* Build a strong pipeline for sales by overseeing demand gen programs, including digital advertising, SEO, webinars and tradeshows, content production, and other programs
* Grow the Fond brand through PR, analyst relations, social and content marketing
* Be the expert on the market, owning competitive intelligence, analysis, and market researchHire and coach the marketing team, providing guidance and encouraging growth
* Enable sales, CS and Channel teams with key assets, knowledge and training materials

Required Skills
* Minimum 8 years experience in marketing, with at least 3 years in a marketing leadership role
* Startup and SaaS experience is a must
* Broad knowledge of marketing, including product marketing, demand generation and marketing communications (we want someone who isn’t just a specialist in one of those areas!)
* Ability to balance strategic thinking with execution
* Strong leadership skills, including vision-setting, coaching, team building, empowerment and cross-functional leadership

Bonus Skill
* Experience in HR tech market

Fond Benefits
* Access to a Fond account
* Competitive salary and equity package
* Great culture and team camaraderie
* 100% employee premium coverage on Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
* 401k benefits
* Commuter benefits
* Flexible vacation and sick policy
* Team outings and frequent happy hours

At Fond, we celebrate uniqueness. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Nor will we hold it against you if you prefer House Hunters to House of Cards or Cheez-Its to Goldfish. We welcome all types!