Temporary Email Marketing Manager - Williams Sonoma
San Francisco, CA 
Posted 11 days ago
Job Description
Job Title
Temporary Email Marketing Manager - Williams Sonoma

We're excited about you because...

  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to be productive in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven strategic thinking, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with marketing creative and content, with a demonstrated ability to blend this with analysis
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work well across functions, successfully bringing people together toward common goals
  • 3-5 years of marketing experience, preferably retail and email

About Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the home. Our family of brands includes Williams Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room, and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. In 2017, we acquired Outward, Inc., a 3-D imaging and augmented reality platform for the home furnishings and decor industry. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.


WSI will not now or in the future commence an immigration case or "sponsor" an individual for this position (for example, H-1B or other employment-based immigration


This role is not eligible for relocation assistance.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

San Francisco
Job Description

About the Role

The Email Marketing Manager is responsible for the business strategy and merchandising aspects of email marketing, with the goal of improving email engagement metrics and sales performance. This person will determine the email content calendar in partnership with cross-channel merchants, creative content partners, copy writers, website merchandisers and other brand partners.

A successful candidate will be supported to pursue permanent roles in Williams-Sonoma Inc.

You're excited about this opportunity because you will...

  • Own, update, and maintain the email marketing calendar
    • Manage the email marketing calendar, which serves as a planning tool for brand merchants and inventory partners, as an informative tool for executive leaders, and a record keeping and analysis tool for historical email performance
    • Guide an email marketing assistant to maintain this document

  • Manage the email content strategy, including product selection, promotions, and storytelling
    • Partner with merchants and inventory management to develop email content for both batch and blast and triggered emails
    • Write creative briefs, ensuring accuracy of product information
    • Align with CRM on send frequency, type of campaign, A/B testing opportunities, and more
    • Work closely with creative teams to develop disruptive, consumer-centric email design and copy

  • Liaise with brand marketing and PR teams to drive marketing support for retail store classes, events, and collaborator partnerships

  • Manage site readiness for marketing campaigns
    • Work with Site Merchandisers to ready the site for upcoming campaigns
    • Where unique landing pages are desirable, identify products and layout

Why you will love working at Williams-Sonoma, Inc.

  • We're a successful, fast-growing company with an entrepreneurial vibe
  • A technologically and data-driven business
  • Competitive salaries and comprehensive health benefits
  • We're at the forefront of tech and retail, redefining technology for the next generation
  • We're passionate about our internal and external clients and live/breathe the client experience
  • We get to be creative on a daily basis
  • A smart, experienced leadership team that wants to do it right and is open to new ideas
  • We believe in autonomy and reward taking initiative
  • We have fun!


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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