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Bite-sized stories on the go: comics and novels from indie creators

Sr. Marketing Manager for Tech Startup - Tapas Media

$70k – $120k • 0.01% – 0.1%
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Tapas is the "YouTube for storytellers" - a platform and community that’s home to over 50,000 creators. We specialize in publishing original stories in the form of serialized webcomics and novels. Tapas has 2 million monthly unique readers, who collectively spend more than 70 million minutes per month on Tapas. Stories on Tapas having been read over 4 billion times to date.

Beyond being a premier open publishing platform, we also co-produce original IP with our top creators. We then broker and shop these properties alongside our creators to adapt them into the next hit TV series, movies, games, physical books, and more.

About 70% of our audience is female millennials primarily located in the US, and our top creator demographics are evenly split amongst male and female creators. The Tapas app is one of the top-grossing comics apps on iOS and Android.


What you'll do:
- As part of Tapas Media’s marketing team, you’ll lead the planning, development and deployment of overall marketing campaigns to acquire new users and grow app MAU/DAU
- Brainstorm and execute new and creative growth strategies to support and improve the company’s user growth and presence
- Based on analytics, competitive intelligence and market trends, you will deliver insights to peers and upper managers focused on our target users’ interests and tastes
- Stay informed and aware of competitive platforms, titles, and overall industry trends
- You will report to the VP of Marketing and be supported by our in-house creative team


What we’re looking for:
- 5+ years of overall marketing experience
- Excellent communication skills both internally and externally
- Organized & strategic thinker with data-driven decision-making abilities
- A self-starter with a growth mindset and startup mentality
- Passionate about creators and content business; personal passion for graphic novel industry is a big plus
- A deep understanding and enthusiasm for storytelling, new media, and digital entertainment


Benefits:
- Flexible work schedule
- Free lunch (4 days per week) and snacks
- Commuter benefits
- Stock options
- Compensation is to be negotiated - we pay competitively

Interested in joining our team? We’d love to hear from you. Aside from the normal application process, please share a quick paragraph on what aspects of your past experience make you a perfect candidate for this job.
Apply to jobs@tapasmedia.co ( *Inquiry about this position: april@tapasmedia.co )

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