• Humentum

Director Marketing

  • Deadline:
    07 October 2022
  • Region:
    South Africa (Remote)
  • Type of employment:
    Full time

Job Description

The Director, Marketing is responsible for developing and executing an impactful, customer-centric, marketing strategy to drive long-term brand awareness and year over year revenue growth. They will be a key strategic contributor in a wide variety of areas including revenue growth, campaign launches, branding, and all digital initiatives including but not limited to SEO, search, and the website/social media. The Director, Marketing will support the translation of Humentum’s Strategic Plan and Theory of Change into specific marketing initiatives designed to achieve the business objectives of each product line (“pillar”). They must have the proven ability to create, communicate, and achieve a marketing vision, while providing strategic and marketing leadership in in a global and digital market. 

This position is a remote, home-based position that works as part of a wider remote, global team. You will need to work independently and as well as part of the team to achieve team-based targets. You must possess both the ability and environment to work virtually: reliable connection to high-speed internet, appropriate environment for leading and participating in virtual meetings with enabled video. You must be able to work 13:00 to 16:00 UTC.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Own the marketing strategy: Partner with cross-functional leaders, marketing team members, and partners to spearhead a comprehensive digital marketing strategy focused on new client acquisition, existing client expansion/cross-selling and thought-leadership and brand awareness. 

  • Own the Humentum brand and ensure that all our marketing as well as product teams are trained and equipped to create assets that align and enhance the brand. 

  • Lead the development and execution of annual and quarterly marketing plans that drive revenue growth and long-term brand awareness in multiple markets. 

  • Influence present and future products by identifying and evaluating current and future market trends 

  • Accountable for ROI of all marketing investments; and leveraging our analytics to enable continuous learning, campaign impact and product optimization 

  • Ensure best-in-class corporate website and social media presence  

  • Responsible for the strategic customer relationship management (CRM) function for Humentum; ensuring that we are growing, managing, and optimizing customer data for maximum impact. Build and maintain a high-performing, responsive, and agile team  

  • Contribute to the leadership and management of the Growth Team and Humentum overall by building cross-organization staff engagement in marketing campaign excellence. 

Qualifications and Requirements


  • Extensive proven experience in progressive leadership and marketing responsibilities  

  • Successful track record in senior marketing roles creating digital marketing experiences that drive revenue  

  • Prior experience working in professional services in a global market, with specific experience in the US, Europe, and Africa, strongly preferred.  

Skills and attributes  

  • Result-oriented marketing leadership 

  • Creative thinker with the ability to identify customer needs and market opportunities  

  • Strong planning skills with a drive to hit stretch targets with an ability to prioritize and adapt based on business and customer needs 

  • Strong business acumen skills that connect marketing strategies and plans to business and financial objective with a strong ROI  

  • Ability to use data-driven insights that support courses of action; demonstrated ability to adjust and pivot plans based on new data 

  • Strong digital and social media skills and an astute sense of current digital market trends 

  • Always curious, always learning, and never afraid to ask questions 

  • Authentic and inspiring leader on a global remote team 

  • Strong presentations skills: ability to inspire and energize others both internally and externally. 

  • Ability to listen and build authentic connections with customers and teammates  

  • Proven ability to lead high-performing teams  

  • Proven ability to work cross-culturally 

  • Superb written and verbal communication skills 

  • Highly motivated, energetic, organized, positive and inspiring approach to work 

  • Ability to successfully conduct strategic and stretch work daily using remote tools and approaches.  

Humentum is a global nonprofit organization that strengthens humanitarian and development organizations and advocates for data-driven policies and standards to benefit the entire sector. We work directly with organizations by building community through our online networking platform and events; advancing individual and organizational capability through online training and content; and providing solutions to organization-wide problems through our consultancy service.   
  • Date posted:
    21 September 2022

How to apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Equal Opportunities Statement : Humentum is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. 

Total Rewards: Compensation for this role is as set out in Humentum’s Total Rewards policy. The starting salary for the role is grade C at Step 1, paid either on the US scale for US-based staff or global scale for all other locations. If the role is part-time, the salary will be pro-rated accordingly. 

Applicants are encouraged to review our Total Rewards and Salary & Pay policies on our website before applying for open roles. Both full policies can be found at: https://humentum.org/about-us/careers/ 

Back to Vacancies

© All rights reserved. 

About | Contact

Hashtag Nonprofit NPC is a registered nonprofit company: NPC 2022/647320/08

Back to Top