Head of Demand Generation
Sales & Business Development
Posted on Saturday, May 13, 2023
Our Mission and Opportunity
Early education is one of the greatest determinants of childhood outcomes, is a must for working families, and has a lasting social and economic impact. Brightwheel’s vision is to enable high quality early education for every child — by giving teachers meaningfully more time with students each day, engaging parents in the development of their kids, and supporting the small businesses that make up the backbone of the $175 billion early education market. Brightwheel is the most loved technology brand in early education globally, trusted by thousands of educators and millions of families.
We are a fully remote team with employees across every time zone in the US. Our team is passionate, talented, and customer-focused. Our exceptional investor group includes Addition, Bessemer Venture Partners, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GGV Capital, Lowercase Capital, Emerson Collective, and Mark Cuban.
We believe that everyone—from our employees to the students, teachers, and administrators we serve— should be given the opportunity to learn and thrive, whatever their background may be. We celebrate diversity in all forms because it allows our team and the communities we serve to reach their full potential and do their best work.
Who you are
Brightwheel is seeking a strategic, data-driven, and ambitious leader who will own sales pipeline creation and new business growth. The ideal candidate will combine full-stack marketing expertise, elite cross-functional collaboration, and an analytical mindset. They will be able to channel these to lead a team in fueling inbound and outbound demand generation and unlocking significant growth opportunities.
What You'll Do
- Lead a team of marketers to define, execute, analyze, scale, and optimize brightwheel’s holistic demand generation and pipeline acceleration strategy across all channels—online, offline, owned, and events
- Build best-in-class partnership with brightwheel Sales and Operations organizations, working together across inbound and outbound initiatives to maximize pipeline creation and revenue generation
- Partner with brightwheel Product and Engineering teams on growth roadmap and experimentation that maximizes customer acquisition, retention, and advocacy
- Own key department objectives across lead generation, pipeline creation, funnel efficiency, and ROI metrics; continuously test, measure, learn and innovate to fuel scale and growth
- Collaborate with Product Marketing and Content Marketing to develop compelling thought leadership and marketing programming to drive demand
- Serve as an extraordinary people leader and culture-bearer at brightwheel, nurturing and growing marketing talent through hiring, coaching, and training
Qualifications, Skills, & Abilities
- 10+ years of experience in marketing, with 5+ years in demand generation, performance marketing, or growth in B2B organizations. SaaS experience is a strong plus
- Track record of consistently delivering excellent results in a fast-paced environment
- Proven ability to build, motivate and lead a high-performing team
- Track record in building rock-solid partnerships with Sales and GTM teams
- Strength in analytics, critical thinking, and reasoned judgment
- Growth mindset with a results-driven approach to work (testing, measuring, iterating)
- Combination of strategic thinking and the ability to roll up sleeves and get it done
- Experience leading multi-channel digital marketing strategies (SEM, SEO, social, email, content marketing, conversion rate optimization)
- Experience leading and scaling offline channels (e.g., events, direct mail) is a strong plus
- Expertise with B2B marketing tech stack including Salesforce, marketing automation tools, Google Analytics, A/B testing platforms
Brightwheel is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.