Senior Customer Marketing Specialist

At DZone, ‘software developer’ is at our core, and we are passionate about providing technology professionals with the knowledge, tools, and strategies they need to build the future! We are seeking a results-oriented Email Marketing Specialist who will use their experience and understanding of email best practices to create innovative campaigns to support customer retention efforts on both the software and media sides of our business.

As our Senior Customer Marketing Specialist, you will be part of the retention marketing team reporting directly to the Director of Retention Marketing and will be responsible for:

Working with Content, Sales, Customer Success and Demand Generation teams to plan, execute and track email nurture campaigns to engage customers to maximize retention. The Senior Customer Marketing Specialist will be an integral part of the Retention Marketing team responsible for minimizing customer churn and expanding relationships with existing customers.


  • Develop and implement new marketing campaigns to our existing customer, contributor and member base, from conception to execution and iteration.
  • Create and manage our automated customer lifecycle communication flows
  • Work with Sales and Marketing leadership to refine customer lifecycle management process including regular performance and engagement assessments
  • Recommend and implement new initiatives to improve campaign performance and customer engagement
  • Propose and implement hypothesis-driven tests, including evaluating test and campaign results, and making and implementing recommendations for improvement
  • Manage daily-weekly-monthly data-driven analysis and reporting of campaign and overall channel performance, including funnel performance, conversion metrics and segment analysis
  • Manage campaign calendar and communicate with internal stakeholders regarding timing, scope, and costs
  • Troubleshoots campaign execution and other campaign production issues

What We Look For:

  • 5+ years B2B marketing experience with at least 3 years in email marketing; customer marketing experience preferred
  • Demonstrated success at optimizing email marketing performance and improving conversion rates across campaigns.
  • Proven experience working with marketing automation (Marketo, Eloqua, Hubspot) and
  • Deep understanding of email marketing best practices and responsive email design
  • Understanding of HTML email code
  • Strong understanding of email analytics and how to configure emails for campaign and email level tracking
  • Experience with developer marketing and communities a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively within a high-performance marketing team.

Working for DZone 

At DZone, “developer” is in our DNA. Our products and services are specifically focused on building and supporting great online communities for software developers to learn and share knowledge. Our platform, AnswerHub, is used by the world’s largest development organizations to give both internal developers and partners a place to share technical knowledge. Our web property,, is home to one of the world’s largest online communities for developers.

We’re growing fast, but we are determined that each and every person has the opportunity to make a difference for our company and our customers each and every day. We encourage creativity and collaboration and thrive on continuous improvement. We hire purposefully for passion, self-motivation, intelligence, curiosity and adaptability.

DZone has been listed in the Inc. 5000’s list of fastest growing private companies for four years running, and we are seeking great people to help us continue our rapid growth. We are headquartered in Cary, North Carolina.

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