Abdul Golden, Founder

Programmer, Product Manager, Business Developer

Detroit, Michigan, US

Abdul is looking for someone to join him/her

Business stage

Idea phase

Business plan mapped out

Minimum viable product built

Paying customers

Abdul is looking for a founder who

Has expertise as

Marketer

Can commit to working

40 hours per week

Relevant industries

Consumer Products Travel Ecommerce

Skills

Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Managing People
Marketing
Product Management
Background

Startup Experience

Founded 1 startup

About Abdul



Golden Grooming Co. is a new revolutionary skin care brand; providing natural skin & hair products for men. Our Detroit based company is seeking to build a team of experts with motivation, knowledge and a strong desire to grow with Golden Grooming Co.

This prospective team member should have a strong background in consumer products marketing management.

Director of Marketing Requirements:
• Develop and communicate an overall product marketing strategy for Golden Grooming Co. including core messages, campaign mechanics and how success is to be measured

• Define and execute product marketing tactics that successfully position Golden Grooming Co. as the premier grooming brand for men of color

• Work closely with Golden Grooming Co.’s Product Engagement, Brand Relations and Product Management teams to develop, iterate and execute Golden Grooming Co.’s communication plan

• Manage Golden Grooming Co.’s participation in industry events including strategy,
messaging, presentations and marketing collateral

• Facilitate,manage and coordinate Golden Grooming Co.’s communication and marketing efforts

• Manage day to day strategy, operations and coordination for external marketing channels including Social Media, Blog and informational Website

• Develop and institutionalize a standard approach to assessing, prioritizing and creating marketing materials

• Work closely with Product Development to understand the Brand’s product in order to develop deeper understanding of the value proposition and talk tracks

• Create core messaging and subsequent marketing collateral, such as presentations, whitepapers, videos and case studies

• Act as external company spokesperson and product expert

• Thought leadership - Help define how our Brand uniquely creates value in the marketplace and work with leadership to communicate this positioning

Qualifications:
• BA/BS degree required
• 5+ years of professional experience including 4+ years in a consumer products marketing management position
• Experience working in a highly collaborative environment and driving success by bringing together of knowledge and expertise groups
• Results oriented, highly motivated and driven to succeed with a track record of successfully working towards operational targets
• Experience building teams and business
• Knowledge of the digital marketplace and technologies a plus

Job Type: Full Time Equity Interest/Co-Owner
Salary: Negotiable

Relocation: No. Candidates must be within 65 miles of Detroit, Michigan





Beginner
Intermediate
Expert
Managing People
Finance
Marketing
Product Management
Sales
Technical
Education

Lawrence Technological University

MS, Computer Science

- 2002

Wayne State University

MBA

- 1999

Eastern Michigan University

BS, Finance

- 1996

Certification

ITIL Service Operation