SmartBug Media

Associate Marketing Consultant

  • Contract: Full-time

Job Description

SmartBug Media is a fast-growing and nationally recognized inbound marketing agency and content marketing expert. Based in Irvine, California, SmartBug Media has built its name and client base by delivering game-changing marketing campaigns that increase traffic, leads, customers and brand value. SmartBug is the highest rated HubSpot Partner in the world and was recently named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing companies.

SmartBug hires the best people for their positions, whether you are remote or local. Do you love digital marketing and online media? Are you looking to work with really bright people who respect you for your contributions and your character? Do you want to dominate your career without killing your personal life?

If so, you should consider becoming one of our Marketing Consultants. Marketing Consultants at SmartBug Media are hands-on production positions where you will deliver inbound marketing services while you acquire the necessary skills and experience to advance to the level of Marketing Strategist.

We’re looking for responsible, accountable and driven marketers who want to be a long-term, respected contributor to our team. You’ll combine your existing skills and a world-class training program into success in an exploding market for inbound marketing, analytics, and marketing automation. You will be challenged every day and you will develop the skills and track record that will make even your mama proud!

We’re building a different kind of agency at SmartBug Media – one where you can deliver great results, have a great time with people you respect and still embrace the things that matter in life.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Become an expert in inbound marketing tactics including blogging, social media marketing, search engine optimization, e-book/white paper/video content creation, website updates, email marketing, and others
  • Become a HubSpot and SmartBug process ninja and keep up with software updated and best practices, educating your teammates as required.
  • Project manage a team of content creators, developers and designs to execute campaign deliverables
  • Take the lead in creating monthly performance reports to highlight wins, areas of improvement and recommendations for future programs
  • Collaborate with Consultants on on-going strategic plans
  • Stay informed about inbound marketing industry developments
  • Become the resident expert on your client’s industry and marketing
  • Contribute to the client and internal content development.
  • Continually stay on top of inbound marketing trends and industry advancements
  • Practice your craft by contributing to SmartBug Media’s blog and social media presence
  • Have fun and make some great friends!

Skill Requirements

Experience and Education Required:

  • 2-5 years experience with online marketing and social media
  • B.A. or B.S. degree
  • Journalism and/or strong writing skills are required
  • Inbound certification or HubSpot certification a plus


  • Strong hands-on HubSpot experience
  • Very strong attention to detail and ability to manage projects
  • Tenacious belief in hitting deadlines and meeting commitments
  • Strong work ethic with a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively based on customer requirements
  • Passion for the Internet and marketing with a strong understanding of inbound marketing
  • Demonstrate analytical thinking and independent management skills
  • Strong communicator with excellent customer service and relationship building skills
  • Understanding of major social media platforms
  • Basic knowledge of search engine optimization
  • Basic knowledge of email marketing best practices and CAN-SPAM compliance
  • The desire to learn on your own and keep up with inbound marketing and Internet marketing developments and best practices
  • Great writing skills and storytelling skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Proficiency in blogging platforms and/or content management skills

About the Company

SmartBug is more than a digital marketing agency—we’re an intelligent inbound marketing agency of inbound strategy, design, web development, public relations, and marketing automation experts. And, we’re the highest rated agency among all of HubSpot’s partners.

Client-side marketing experience

Your success depends on more than a methodology. That’s why SmartBug hires marketing strategists with 10+ years of client-side experience. Our focus is not simply on the campaign launch, but the full campaigns and their results. In fact, we built SmartBug as a 100 percent remote employee model so we could attract the best talent from across the country. Our team comes from brands such as HubSpot, FCB, Seagate, HBO, Gartner, Deloitte & Touche, Electronic Arts, and UBM.

No interns or offshoring

You hired an agency because you wanted a trusted expert with a vested interest in your success. That’s why we don’t use interns or offshore our work. You work with SmartBug employees. No faux marketers. No black box processes. Just solid professionals that want to win for you.

How to apply

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