Advertising: Research/Planning, Brand/Product Management, Business Development
2 Year Degree
Shapeways is changing the way people can get access to and use 3D printing in their every day lives. Our smart, engaged, fun team works with cutting-edge technology every single day. With offices in NYC and the Netherlands, we're bringing together passionate people to change the future and enable everyone to be a creator.
Why is a Marketing and Sales Director important to us? The Marketing and Sales Director will work with jewelry designers, professional and amateur. The Director will develop and communicate a vision, build a business plan and go-to-market strategy to drive growth and contribute to profitability of Jewelry for Shapeways. This position will report into the Chief Commercial Officer. Shapeways has three lines of business: Jewelry, Hobby and Tech. Our commercial approach is based on community marketing. Each line of business addresses specific communities, each with specific needs and demands.
As a Marketing and Sales Director you will:
Collaborate with other Shapeways teams such as Product, Tech, Operations, Finance, Marketing and HR and coordinate with other managers and directors to ensure clarity of direction and optimal execution of plans
Develop and execute business plans and programs for assigned line of business
Responsible for overall revenue forecast and delivering on target for assigned line of business
Coordinate with Product management and Marketing organization, Product strategy, messaging and delivery, based on solid understanding of market information and identified needs in the market
Coordinate with Marketing team to develop and implement operational plans for new product launches and material updates
Responsible for feedback of relevant business analytics on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis
Assign and allocate resources to achieve specific business results
Explore and analyze market trends and identify new opportunities for assigned Line of Business
Work on requirements provided by senior management whenever required
You might be a good fit if you have:
8+ years business development, marketing and/or entrepreneurial experience
An understanding of the maker movement communities - the essence of turning hobbies into business
Experience working with jewelry makers, craftsman, designers and artists
Proven ability to use data driven approaches to drive growth and assessing ideas and opportunities
Understand both the quantitative as well as the qualitative aspects of building a business
Leadership qualities – more ‘one of the team’ than directive based on position
A managerial skill set with a team approach and thrive working as a teammate with all other functions at Shapeways
Entrepreneurial spirit; the ability to identify new opportunities and capitalize on them to the benefit of the company - making things happen
Demonstrated ability to be productive and self-motivating with minimal supervision
Proven success being results oriented and able to move forward without complete information
Strategic marketing vision with a taste for action and interpersonal contact
Desire to listen and learn; with excellent and affable communications and presentation skills
Flexibility and ability to adjust on the fly to new demands; sense of urgency, ability to work under pressure and tight schedule
Additional Salary Information: Benefits and perks include:
Comprehensive Health Package - We offer a great medical plan option that provides coverage to the employee for free
401(k) with Safe Harbor matching - Join the team and we will invest in your future
Parental Leave - Generous Paid time off for new parents
Ample Paid Time Off - PTO plus sick days. Whether it’s traveling the world, taking a mental health day, or going to the dentist... because Life.
Great Snacks and Free Lunch - Fully stocked fridge, and fancy coffee. Also, daily catered lunch at our Long Island City and weekly catered lunch in our Manhattan office.
Regular Happy Hours - Cheers to themed happy hours! Enjoy extra time for getting to know your teammates.
Learning and Development - We provide access to an e-learning platform that will expand your skill set and a recognition program that helps Shapies earn money to invest in their development.
Unlimited 3D Printing - Every employee receives $100 of Shapeways credit each quarter to make or buy.
Working with some of the most talented, passionate, creative innovators in NYC. Best culture out there
You’ll also have the coolest desk toys anywhere. Fun is part of our DNA – a sense of humor is a must!
About Shapeways - 3D printing and marketplace internet service
Shapeways is changing the way people can get access to and use 3D printing in their everyday lives. Our smart, engaged, fun team works with cutting-edge technology every single day. With offices in NYC and the Netherlands, we're bringing together passionate people to change the future and enable everyone to be a creator.
Shapeways is the leading global B2C 3D printing community and marketplace. P...rinting in over 60 different materials and finishes, we've printed over 8 million products for our community, and enable 45,000+ shop owners to sell through our marketplace.