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Thrivent Financial Marketing Strategist in Minneapolis, Minnesota


The highest level individual contributor role that is responsible for planning and leading the development of organizational digital marketing strategies through website customer experience that align with key enterprise/department/program goals. The Marketing Strategist brings extensive marketing/program development expertise and relies on high degree of business acumen to determine what data and analytics are required to drive key business decisions, recommendations and to continuously improve marketing results. This position provides transformational leadership to large and/or complex work streams, projects and initiatives that engage cross-organizational team members. This role may be asked to lead corporate initiatives and to engage with people from all levels of the organization.

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads large and complex marketing digital transformation initiatives that drive increased engagement through Thrivent’s web properties. Leverages extensive experience to drive strategic development that aligns with key corporate strategies and goals; manages the work of cross-organizational sub-teams/work streams.

  • Works with research and analytics teams to determine website opportunities, model consumer behaviors, gather insights/feedback and track results. Leverage data and analytics to drive improvements to marketing programs/initiatives that result in greater website engagement and conversion rates.

  • Continuously seeks ways to leverage technology to drive more effective and impactful web design strategies and tactics helping to drive a 1:1 customer experience through personalization.

  • Develop trusted relationships with key internal/external stakeholders to collaborate and influence across the organization contributing to the development of digital experiences that attract target segments, drive growth and increase awareness.

  • Lead stakeholder engagements that derive insight and provide recommendations that translates business requirements into a human centered web experience

  • Develop compelling storytelling presentations that simplify complex findings and concepts while enabling stakeholders to drive action and decision making.

  • Uses vertical marketing expertise/experience to contribute to larger marketing initiatives and projects. May be charged with leading cross- sub-teams and work streams and providing work direction in support of larger marketing initiatives. Leverages experience to drive development that aligns with key corporate strategies and initiatives.

Required Job Qualifications

  • 7-10 years of marketing or related experience.

  • College degree in marketing or related field; masters a plus but not required.

  • Experience in a specialized area of marketing (direct marketing, e-marketing, communications, analytics, brand positioning, social networking media, etc.) and/or project/program management.

  • Excellent communication skills.

  • Demonstrates strong project management and collaboration skills

  • Applies a development mindset that uses creativity and marketing expertise to develop new, more effective and more efficient marketing approaches.

Other Critical Factors

  • Experience developing strategies that involve customer data platform (CDP), A/B testing, personalization and web analytics

  • Ability to effectively persuade and influence business, marketing, IT/technology and product stakeholders

  • Ability to work through ambiguous situations to understand, define, and meet stakeholder needs

Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.

Thrivent is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation, please let us know by sending an email to human.resources@thrivent.com or call 800-847-4836 and request Human Resources.

At Thrivent, we believe money is a tool, not a goal. Driven by a higher purpose at our core, we are committed to providing financial advice, investments, insurance, banking and generosity programs to help people make the most of all they’ve been given. At our heart, we are a membership-owned fraternal organization, as well as a holistic financial services organization, dedicated to serving the unique needs of our customers. We focus on their goals and priorities, guiding them toward financial choices that will help them live the life they want today—and tomorrow.

For over 100 years, Thrivent has been helping people build their financial futures and live more generous lives. Today, it’s a Fortune 500 company that offers a full range of expert financial solutions, serving more than 2 million customers, as well as the communities in which they live and work.

Thrivent fosters a diverse workforce to serve our diverse clientele, reflecting a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. If you’re intrigued about our work and the possibility of becoming part of it, we invite you to visit Thrivent.com to learn more. You won’t just build a career; you’ll be part of an organization focused on growing, innovating, and serving.