Marketing Strategy Manager

Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity

Construction, Not for Profit-Charity, Marketing, Retail | Full Time | Onsite | Des Moines

Posted: 3/8/24

Job Description

In this role, you’ll come up with different marketing, advertising, and social media strategies to help promote the ReStore in the community and on social media. The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of online retail, digital advertising, e-mail marketing, and social media platforms. This role requires an analytical and creative mindset as well as proven expertise in developing and executing effective marketing strategies to drive business growth and increase brand awareness. This is a great opportunity to blend your skills and passions while making a positive impact. Apply now and become a part of our mission!

Deadline to Apply 4/30/24


95 University Ave

Essential Job Functions

Core Responsibilities

1. E-commerce Strategy:

Develop and implement e-commerce strategies to optimize online sales and enhance the customer shopping experience.
Utilize data and analytics to identify e-commerce trends, customer behavior, and areas for improvement.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to improve website functionality, user interface, and overall customer journey.
2. Advertising:

Plan, execute, and optimize digital advertising campaigns across various platforms such as Google Ads, Facebook, Instagram, and other relevant channels, in collaboration with other team members.
Plan, execute, and optimize out-of-home advertising campaigns across media that best serve ReStore’s needs, including but not limited to radio, TV, and billboard ads, in collaboration with other team members.
Monitor advertising performance metrics and adjust strategies as needed to maximize ROI.
Stay up to date with industry trends and emerging advertising technologies to enhance campaign effectiveness. Develop and maintain relationships with peers at other ReStores to learn and share best practices.
3. Social Media Management:

Develop and implement social media strategies to build brand presence, engage with the audience, and drive website traffic.
Create compelling and shareable content for social media platforms, ensuring consistency with the brand message.
Provide strategy and direction to ReStore associates for product postings and customer engagement on social media channels.
Monitor social media channels, respond to inquiries, and proactively engage with the online community.
4. Market Research and Analysis:

Conduct market research to identify trends, customer preferences, and opportunities.
Analyze data to gain insights into customer behavior and preferences, using this information to refine marketing strategies.
Stay abreast of industry developments, competitor activities, and emerging technologies to recommend innovative and competitive marketing approaches.
5. Cross-Functional Collaboration:

Collaborate closely with the ReStore leadership team to align marketing strategies with overall business goals.
Collaborate closely with the marketing team to execute highly effective marketing strategies.
Coordinate with external partners, agencies, and vendors to ensure seamless execution of marketing initiatives.
6. Budget Management:

Manage marketing budgets effectively, allocating resources to different campaigns and channels based on performance and strategic priorities.
Monitor expenses, track ROI, and provide regular reports to ReStore leadership and senior management.


Bachelor’s degree in advertising, Marketing, Business, or another related field


Minimum of 5 years of experience in advertising and/or marketing, with a focus on ecommerce, digital advertising, and social media management.


Health, Dental, Vision, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance eligible the 1st day of the month following hire.
403(b) with 3% match
Employee Referral Bonus
Employee discount at Des Moines and Urbandale ReStore
Discounted membership to the Tool Lending Library at the Euclid ReStore

About the Company

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity (GDM Habitat) brings people together to build homes, communities, and hope. GDM Habitat is a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry founded on the conviction that every person should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. The Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity ReStore sells new and gently used building materials, furniture, and other home-related goods to provide revenue to support the mission.

Travel Required

Occasional within the DSM Metro

Resume Required


Contact Person

Lauren Lindahl

Deadline to Apply 4/30/24

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