Director of Marketing (Brand)

| Greater LA Area
Who we are...
AvantStay delivers exceptional, unique stays for group travelers. The company has built a tech-enabled millennial hospitality brand to be the new standard for group experience. We are venture funded and growing rapidly in the explosive $100+ billion dollar STR industry.

What we are looking for...
Our Director of Marketing will be an entrepreneurially-minded individual that will lead our brand, marketing and partnership strategy. This individual will be a self-starter with a deep passion and excitement for technology, group travel, hospitality trends and millennial everything. They will be someone who has creative ideas, an iterative mindset and can drive toward measurable, data-driven results. If you want to have a critical role in building the future of group travel and love your work doing it, this role is for you!

What you'll do...

  • You’ll partner with leadership to build the vision and future of AvantStay brand. You will assume the role of brand storyteller and evangelist, blending positioning, messaging, and industry trends into a clear, tangible narrative; develop the AvantStay brand strategy, architecture, and identities; cultivate the AvantStay voice; oversee creative execution of proposed brand strategy and positioning; and take point on relationships with agencies, partners and vendors.
  • You will work closely with leadership to establish priorities and identify opportunities that support AvantStay’s brand strategy. You will create a vision for AvantStay marketing; develop a strategy, calendar and channel approach; research, promote and introduce new digital marketing channels and technologies to help AvantStay progress and evolve in the digital space; utilize research and insights to develop key audience segments of AvantStay guests; devise and maintain the strategic direction for all social media programs; and research and analyze cultural, market and industry insights that inform creative concepts and strategies.
  • You will take point on key projects, ensuring clarity in strategy, planning and execution, roles and responsibilities, objectives and KPIs. This includes overseeing execution and amplification across marketing campaigns; driving brand and marketing support for website and app; creating strategic campaign briefs and RFIs for agency partners and vendors and overseeing digital analytics reporting and insights.

What you will bring...

  • 6+ years spent creating and implementing brand and marketing strategies based on data-driven insights, 4 + years in hospitality or customer-centric start-up preferred, 3+ years leading people with the mindset of inspiring and supporting them to become their best selves at work and beyond. Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in a marketing-related field.
  • You have a depth of knowledge on defining sales personas, building assets and campaigns to influence these targets, and delivering creative programs that ultimately deliver customer acquisition, drive retention, and help achieve aggressive sales, retention, and revenue targets.
  • You are able to ideate and think creatively about the future of hospitality and how to craft a unique experience. You like to create, test, reiterate and perfect. You are able to understand customer needs and design to the customer, using data to inform decisions with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • You are naturally curious and enjoy asking questions, understanding how companies prosper and pushing to ensure we are operating as effectively as we can. You understand the holistic need for quality, cost and complexity to be considered when designing new programs and to always know how to measure success.
  • You will have a credible and intuitive approach for the way digital products are conceived and designed with research based insights to create new market opportunities.
  • Legal right to work in the United States.

  • When you join AvantStay…
    You’ll be doing work that matters alongside an experienced and dynamic team, transforming the way people travel and vacation. Your place within the colossal travel and real estate industries will leave you with a wealth of opportunities to feel both challenged to innovate and rewarded for your efforts. Of course, we will offer you pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. AvantStay is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at AvantStay.

    Perks and Benefits
  • Salary: $100,000-$150,000
  • Stock option plan
  • Benefits and Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Team bonding and off-site events
  • Complimentary and discount stays at AvantStay properties
  • Dog-friendly office

Equal Employment Opportunity...
We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer- and celebrate our employees' differences, including race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, and Veteran status. Different makes us better.

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Location

750 N San Vicente, West Hollywood, CA 90069

An Insider's view of AvantStay

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

AvantStay has a great office culture that makes the days fly by. I'm inspired to work hard when I'm surrounded by the passionate people on our team every day! The social and wellness events outside office hours definitely contribute to a great team environment and create balance.

Ben

Onboarding Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

You never feel any unwanted pressure to come to work, you are free to be a self-starter and have your own projects. Everyone in the company promotes healthy performance culture, you feel confident that you will do a great job. You easily collaborate with every department in the company on a daily basis.

Michael

Product & Systems Associate

How does the company support your career growth?

AvantStay has shaped my career, I started interning for them my senior year of college, and eventually became a financial analyst working full time. The company helped guide my career path with my choice of study and became a gateway to the working-world. I have them to thank for my growth as an individual and young professional.

Madeleine

Business Analyst

What are AvantStay Perks + Benefits

AvantStay Benefits Overview

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans, along with an unlimited PTO policy and a dog-friendly office. We also offer our employees discounts on stays in our beautiful homes, along with semi-yearly "Travel With The People You Love" credits towards a stay. We heavily value teamwork and fun, and are always thinking of ways to bring our people together.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
AvantStay Causes Group
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
AvantStay employees professional development opportunities like the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
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