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ACQUISITION MARKETING MANAGER

Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View, walking distance to the Caltrain station.

Role

We are looking for an experienced and creative Marketing Manager to drive acquisition and engagement through various acquisition channels. We’re seeking someone passionate about our brand, analytical, and innovative in their approach to acquire and engage customers. This role will be critical in accelerating our growth.

  • Responsibility for driving new subscriber growth and engagement across key acquisition channels and marketing programs
  • Direct data collection and analysis to measure effectiveness of campaigns, draw insights, and communicate with larger team. Continuously learn and iterate our marketing programs to continuously improve growth outcomes
  • Work cross-functionally with Creative, Product, and Dev to launch new products and promotions
  • Manage our various acquisition programs, from strategy and planning to hands-on execution
  • Drive customer acquisition and increase customer engagement, loyalty and lifetime value by delivering an appropriate mix of compelling and relevant content and promotional offers
  • Research industry trends to stay on top of industry benchmarks and best practices

Required Qualifications

As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.

  • Experience. Bachelor's degree with 5+ years related experience with acquisition marketing for consumer goods/ website and 3+ years of email marketing experience
  • Passionate about customers. You love learning and developing relationships with customers and prospective customers through key acquisition channels
  • Hands-on, "get things done" mentality. You have the ability to create strategic marketing plans for key acquisition channels, and love to "roll up your sleeves" to execute as well
  • Analytical. Solid analytical skills, you're a strong believer in testing, measuring and optimizing
  • Collaborative. Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams in a matrixed organization, as well as confidently make presentations to senior management
  • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details
  • Resourceful. You see a project from idea stage through successful completion - and whatever it takes to make it a success. Hurdles are inevitable, but you take it upon yourself to assess options and get something done. You thrive in a fast paced, small company environment
  • More about you: You're motivated, dynamic, strategic, creative, results-oriented, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial with excellent judgement and exceptional communication skills

Desired Qualifications

  • MBA a plus
  • Strong understanding of consumer/children's products or marketing to parents strong plus

Please apply via our JobScore page

WAREHOUSE / FACTORY TEAM MEMBER

Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids' creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We're backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider, and one of "2012 Hottest Silicon Valley Companies" by Lead411. Our office is located in Mountain View, walking distance to the Caltrain station.

Required Qualifications

Daily tasks include assembling kits of small parts and building finished product that ships to our customers:

  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work with small parts
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift 50 lbs

Full time and part time shifts available, must be able to work at least 3 shifts per week.

To apply please email kcwarehousehires@gmail.com with your name, email, and telephone number. Please include one reference from a past job who we can contact. Please also indicate how you found out about the job listing.

PRODUCT DESIGN INTERN

Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We deliver a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View, walking distance to the Caltrain station.

Role

We're looking for a product design intern interested in contributing to the very early stages of a startup - where you will have a real impact on the business. You will work with our product design and sourcing teams to develop the activities and source the materials that our little customers will delight in using to create, build, interact. You'll be - on the ground floor - bringing our products to life.

  • Work closely and effectively with the Product Design, Merchandising, and Sourcing teams to create new hands-on activities (arts, crafts, science, imaginative play, and more) and identify the appropriate set of materials for our activities.
  • Develop new concepts and prototypes. Present customers with new ideas and prototypes for feedback and iterate as needed.
  • Interface with our community in testing and during events.

Required Qualifications

As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve. A strong work ethic, communication skills, high levels of empathy and selling skills are important to this position.

  • Passionate about kids and creativity. You love kids and the power of hands-on learning and development.
  • Communication skills. Exceptional communication skills with customers and team members; friendly and pleasant demeanor over email and phone. Must be comfortable talking with customers on the phone as needed.
  • Hands-on, "get things done" mentality. Eager and able to solve challenges and tackle opportunities. Identifies potential issues and hurdles and develops ways to get around them. Adapt to quickly figure out a way to get things done.
  • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details.
  • Resourceful. You see a project from idea stage through successful completion - and whatever it takes to make it a success, and your job will be fast-paced. Hurdles are inevitable, but you take it upon yourself to take ownership, assess options and get something done.
  • More about you: You're positive, motivated, dynamic, thoughtful, creative, enthusiastic and entrepreneurial with excellent judgement.

Please apply via our JobScore page.

PRODUCT DESIGNER

Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the “20 Startups to Watch” by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View.

Role

The Product Design role at Kiwi Crate centers around fulfilling our promise to delight children and families with the projects and associated experiences and memories we deliver. It’s a rewarding and rich position that requires a fun balance of left and right brain skills. Additionally, it’s a critical role - that of a true brand steward. It’s one that directly shapes our customers’ impressions and impacts acquisition as well as retention.

  • You will be creating and merchandising the projects (arts, crafts, science, imaginative play, and more) that we curate for kids.
  • Includes innovative product creation, with extensive project testing with kids and iterations on the projects
  • Develop editorial content and manage illustration requests. Lead packaging design, while organizing and art directing photo shoots.
  • Translates business, marketing, and branding objectives into design strategies across retail channels.
  • Relationship management with retail partners and other business development partnerships
  • Reporting, forecasting, and analysis to identify growth opportunities and assortment improvements
  • Ensure a compelling product experience on the site, with inspirational merchandise presentation and clear and accurate product details.
  • Collaborates closely with Sourcing, Operations, Photography, and Marketing

Required Qualifications

As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.

The ideal candidate has great initiative and operating range. Required skills and responsibilities:

  • Experience. Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of product design and development experience with demonstrated creative successes. Experience in children’s product preferred.
  • Passionate about customers. You love our customers and understand how to design and merchandise a fun and enriching set of projects and materials - for kids and for parents. Deep understanding of the mom customer, where she shops, and product trends
  • Passionate about design. Understands the design and development process from concept to production. An eye for great merchandise design and intuitive understanding of what will sell and what constitutes a differentiated stand-out product
  • Hands-on, “get things done” mentality. Self-starter with the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment and meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while still paying attention to details and executing flawlessly. Strong project management skills.
  • Resourceful. You see a project from idea stage through successful completion - and do whatever it takes to make it a success. You are an innovative thinker and can solve problems creatively.
  • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details.
  • Collaborative. Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams in a matrixed organization, as well as confidently make presentations to senior management. Positive management and encouragement of the team, yet able to give insightful, straight feedback and brings the product to the next level.
  • Broad operating range. Have great business intuition and experience managing vendor or partner relations. Have the ability to think strategically and create processes and organizational efficiencies, while also having a love of detail and design finesse. Thrives in a fast-paced, small company environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • Strong visual design skills and high level of taste and aesthetic sense. Proficient in CS6: InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator.
  • Prototyping skills. Photoshoot experience. On press experience with a solid understanding of technical specifications involved in print production. Working knowledge of techniques.
  • Merchandising experience.
  • If you’re passionate about designing and producing delightful products for kids, we’d love to hear from you at jobs@kiwicrate.com.

    SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER

    Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the "20 Startups to Watch" by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View, within walking distance from Caltrain.

    Responsibilities

    As social media marketing manager, you are responsible for creating, managing and growing the company’s online presence through blogs, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest and Instagram. Your responsibilities include:

    • Work with Marketing team to develop and implement a strategy to grow our social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest
    • Engage our customers and fans daily on social media channels
    • Promote original content created by the Kiwi Crate content team
    • Find and curate relevant third party content related to kids creativity, crafts, and education
    • Report weekly on progress on acquiring and engaging social media users
    • Stay on top of new social media channels and trends and best practices

    Requirements

    As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.

    The ideal candidate has great attention to detail and a competitive drive to fulfill our business demands with the highest level of efficiency. Excellent organizational, analytical, and multi-tasking skills are musts. Required skills and qualifications:

    • 2+ years of social media marketing experience using via Twitter and Facebook
    • Outgoing personality, socially adept at conversing via social media
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent English writing skills, ability to communicate succinctly
    • Solid project management skills
    • Great time management skills, able to multi-task in a fast paced, constantly evolving, and dynamic environment
    • Willingness to work a flexible schedule – includes some night and weekend hours
    • Strong content research skills and the willingness to curate news and relevant industry content for the target audience
    • BS/BA required

    Please apply via our JobScore page.

    GRAPHIC DESIGNER

    Kiwi Crate is an innovative eCommerce company that sparks kids’ creativity and curiosity through offline and online materials and inspiration. We offer kids a delightful, engaging way to explore, create, and learn. We offer a subscription service that delivers curated hands-on projects to kids. We take great pride and ownership in the products we build and in the community of parents and kids we serve. We’re backed by leading investors and were named one of the “20 Startups to Watch” by Business Insider. Our offices are located in Mountain View.

    Role

    The Graphic Designer role at Kiwi Crate brings our brand to life and plays a key role in shaping the consumer’s view of the company. It’s a rich and rewarding position that directly shapes our customers’ impressions and engages our young customers. You will be creating and delivering packaging, product designs, die lines, and collateral for our retail channel.

    • Includes project creation with the design team, project testing, and some material sourcing.
    • Manages development of print layout work for instruction sheets and magazines.
    • Creates presentations and sell sheets for meetings with retail buyers. Produces planograms and visual layouts as needed.
    • Owns developing new packaging design for an assortment of products.
    • Translates business, marketing, and branding objectives into design strategies.
    • Collaborates closely with sourcing and ops teams.
    • Organizes and art directs photo shoots.

    Required Qualifications

    As a start-up celebrating creativity and development, we believe and encourage the same in our team. We seek team players with an infectious positive energy, great initiative, and a get-it-done attitude. Candidates must thrive in ambiguity and love a rapid pace. You must have a strong desire to learn and improve.

    The ideal candidate has great initiative and operating range. Required skills and responsibilities:

    • Experience. Bachelor’s degree with 3+ years of graphic design experience with demonstrated creative successes. Experience in packaging required.
    • Passionate about customers. You love our customers and understand how to design and develop artwork for a fun and enriching set of projects and materials - for kids and for parents.
    • Hands-on, “get things done” mentality. Self-starter with the ability to prioritize in a fast paced environment and meet changing deadlines and priorities on multiple simultaneous projects. Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while still paying attention to details and executing flawlessly. Strong project management skills.
    • Passionate about design. Understands the design and development process from concept to production. An eye for great design and intuitive understanding of what connects with readers / customers. Strong design and art skills with a fresh aesthetic. Proficient in CS6: InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator.
    • Resourceful. You see a project from idea stage through successful completion - and do whatever it takes to make it a success. You are an innovative thinker and can solve problems creatively.
    • Detail-oriented. We move quickly, but we bring care and thoughtfulness to everything we do. We care deeply about the details.
    • Collaborative. Ability to work well within cross-functional teams in a matrixed organization. A positive force on the team who can bring our product to the next level.
    • Broad operating range. Have the ability to think broadly around how illustration can further our business goals, while also having a love of detail and design finesse. Thrives in a fast-paced, small company environment.

    Please apply via our JobScore page.