Starbucks Coffee Company director, Acquisition Marketing – Seattle, WA in Seattle, Washington

Basic Qualifications

  • 10+ years in strategic marketing role with progressive career growth; Strong preference for loyalty marketing program experience. Experience marketing product or services that span physical and digital transactions/sales a plus.

  • 10+ years managing complex and ambiguous business problems and developing measurable marketing strategies that are accountable to the business.

  • 7+ years of team leadership experience with proven ability to motivate and lead a high-performing team to achieve business goals, increase speed-to-market with judicious management of marketing dollars to drive high ROI.

  • BA/BS Required; MBA Preferred

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong working knowledge of marketing technology, tools and systems that power customer experiences (digital and physical).

  • Expertise in building digital marketing strategies and tactics leveraging paid digital media, affiliate programs, website and app optimization, etc.

  • Strong strategic planning skills and creative critical thinking; ability to think strategically and problem solve, driving towards resolution while taking in and synthesizing a high volume of inputs.

  • Change management skills to aid in organizational optimization and process refinement as customer journey and marketing technology ecosystem are optimized and enhanced.

  • Agency and vendor management, including managing complex contracts, negotiations, and budgets.

  • Strong understanding of marketing trends, innovations, tools, and technologies, stretching digital to physical with an emphasis on retail.

  • Strong communication and presentation skills and ability to translate complex topics into digestible, yet comprehensive demonstrations of strategic output; ability to confidently present objectives and desired outcomes to leadership and functional teams and consistently influence outcomes.

  • Strong ability to navigate organizational and relationship management in a highly matrixed environment; ability to collaborate and lead cross functional teams, while building trust and team equity amongst leadership and peer groups.

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.