Argus Media

Marketing Executive (3 Month Contract)
Location: Pittsburgh, PA.

About Argus

Argus is an independent media organization with 1,300 staff. It is headquartered in London and has 29 offices in the world’s principal commodity trading and production centers. Argus produces price assessments and analysis of international energy and other commodity markets and offers bespoke consulting services and industry-leading conferences. Companies in 140 countries around the world use Argus data to index physical trade and as benchmarks in financial derivative markets as well as for analysis and planning purposes.

Argus was founded in 1970 and is a privately held UK-registered company. It is owned by employee shareholders, global growth equity firm General Atlantic and Hg, the specialist software and technology services investor. Argus Media is committed to ensuring career and personal growth for all its staff and provides extensive training and career development opportunities, as well as participation in employee-led initiatives, including a women’s network.

We report first-hand on what’s happening globally in the energy space – from hydrogen to coal, crude oil to green ammonia, carbon markets to wind farms. And we do the same for economically vital markets in agriculture, fertilizers, metals and chemicals.

We employ almost 500 journalists worldwide and have 27 offices in Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, South Asia, China, Japan, Singapore and North and South America.

What we’re looking for

Argus is seeking a Marketing Executive entry level to 2 years’ experience to join our Pittsburgh PA office on a short-term basis to support multiple recent product launches. The objective of the role is to support with the delivery of the go to market activities for a specific set of new products in our metals group. You will be working closely with the sector leadership and product marketing team, with regular interaction with other parts of the global marketing and sales teams.
You will take a lead on the planning and delivery of a variety of activities to raise the Argus profile in markets served by our new products. Primarily this will be in the form of audience development, database building, email campaigns and social media to reach existing and potential clients and deliver quality leads to our regional sales team(s).
You will be a quick learner, efficient, focused and have excellent attention to detail. We are looking for someone to bring positive energy and a can-do attitude to the role and who can deliver high quality, on-brand campaigns that deliver results – experience in A/B testing is a major bonus. You will also possess the ability to form robust relationships with your colleagues across marketing and sales as well as our metals product team to ensure Argus receives the highest quality outcomes by leveraging internal expertise. Recommending improvements to the current ways of working is encouraged too!
You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you’ll be exposed to various other areas of the business.
Your Line Manager along with the Product Marketer for Metals, will create a plan with you that covers the 3-month period with clear expectations and outcomes and will conduct regular reviews with you to keep you on track and to elevate your performance through coaching and mentoring.

What will you be doing?
• Support list research and audience development using tools we will provide
• Support the planning and execution of email marketing campaigns using our existing templates in Marketo (previous Marketo experience preferred)
• Some copywriting, but we also produce our own great content that will form the majority of the campaigns
• Liaising and developing relations with key internal stakeholders
• Executing social media posts (primarily Linked In) for maximum exposure of new products
• Adhere to internal processes
• Develop a strong understanding of marketing goals and objectives
• Report on results, and suggest and implement changes based on the results to optimize effectiveness
• Deliver summary of campaigns to the sales teams who will follow up on MQL’s

What we’re looking for in you?
• Bachelor’s degree (or currently working towards) or equivalent experience
• B2B/ B2C marketing experience a plus
• Email marketing skills
• Experience using Linked In Sales Navigator a plus
• Ability to multi-task
• Deadline driven, results-focused
• Strong verbal, written, and organisational skills

What’s in it for you

Our rapidly growing, award winning business offers a dynamic environment for talented, entrepreneurial professionals to achieve results and grow their careers. Argus recognises and rewards successful performance and as an Investor in People, we promote professional development and retain a high-performing team committed to building our success.

• Competitive salary with bonus
• Hybrid work model
• Flexible working environment
• Group medical, dental and vision plans
• Company paid short term and long term disability and life insurance plan
• Group 401(k) safe harbor retirement plan with a 6% company match
• 20 vacation days your first year, up to a maximum of 30 days
• Subsidized gym membership
• Extensive internal and external training

For more details about the company and to apply please make sure you upload your CV with a Cover Letter via our website:

Argus Media is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please contact us.
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