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About Us:

SelfDecode is a well-funded biotech startup in the personalized health space. We build software to help interpret peoples’ genetics, lab tests and symptoms in order to give personalized health recommendations.

  • Our primary goal is to give people the tools they need to live a healthier and better life.

Our outlook:

  • We are a flat organization and prioritize efficiency.
  • We work as a team and every input and suggestion is taken into account, no matter who it comes from.
  • We thrive on open communication and dedication.We are a meritocracy and people who show good abilities or skills can move up in the organization fast, get raises, etc…
  • We expect people to work full time without side gigs.
  • We expect the applicant to have a long term relationship with our company.
  • We expect employees to be proactive and autonomous.
  • We do not micromanage.
  • Dishonesty is not tolerated at all, and we thrive on trust.
  • When you're working, we expect you to work.
  • We emphasize skills & abilities rather than formal education.

We are very selective in our process because we look for a very long-term, full-time partnership with our employees. We try to keep the application process as short as possible, so that we don't waste anyone's time.

Job Overview

We are seeking a digital marketing professional with experience in media buying and advertising on Facebook and other social media platforms. The ideal candidate will have experience planning, strategizing and implementation, doing ad creation, negotiation, and post-publication analysis. The position is:

  • Full time - we expect people to put in 40 hrs a week or more
  • Fully Remote.
  • Salaried: $15-$35/hr USD as a contractor - depending on skills, experience, education, culture fite, abilities etc...
  • Equity is also available for outstanding applicants and those with leadership abilities.

Job Requirements 

  • At least 1-2 years of experience as a media buyer and/or as a digital, direct response marketing professional.
  • Previous high volume spending on digital platforms (over 500k dollars).
  • References and case study examples which support the experience listed above and showcase an ability to manage advertising funds and create positive ROIs in a digital marketing context.

A supreme Media Buyer 

  • Has an extensive knowledge of advertisement purchasing platforms.
  • Is comfortable managing multiple media campaigns simultaneously which target different demographics, utilize separate strategies, and operate independently.
  • Is a creative strategizer and has a nuanced understanding of how brand presence translates to advertising platforms. They also aren’t afraid to entertain unique and non-standard approaches in order to engage consumers.
  • Is relentlessly analytical and unforgiving in their assessment of a campaign's performance. They have the ability to identify areas of weakness based on statistical feedback and make necessary adjustments.
  • Is a gifted negotiator and communicator.
  • Is open to new ideas, is a logical thinker, and is flexible enough to move between working autonomously and collaboratively.

What the day-to-day looks like:

  • Working with other members of the marketing team to brainstorm campaign ideas, create plans to implement those ideas, and identify the most effective strategies.
  • Constructing media plans which overview the entire process of a campaign start to finish including budgeting, design, implementation, and post-production analysis.
  • Creating and designing ads that will drive potential client engagement and create positive ROIs.
  • Communicating with media representatives to coordinate times, days, lengths, sizes, and placements of advertising materials that create the most profitable company outcomes.
  • Analyzing ongoing campaigns and large volumes of data to assess what aspects were most effective, which were detrimental, and using programmatic approaches to reintegrate the most useful aspects into future campaigns.
  • Overseeing the entirety of SelfDecode’s brand presence on social media platforms.
  • Collaborating with a team of like minded colleagues in a positive work environment where you will be given the freedom to use the skills you have to do what you love.

Bonus points

  • Experiencing doing remote work, especially in advertising or with marketing teams.
  • Working knowledge of conversion rate optimization.
  • A background in health and wellness.
  • Proven examples of managing high volume media buys.