SPIE Director of Marketing

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Connecting Minds. Advancing Light.

SPIE Director of Marketing

Join Our Global Mission: Advance Light-Based Research and Technology

Are you a visionary marketing leader with a passion for driving impact? SPIE, an international not-for-profit organization, seeks an experienced Director of Marketing to lead our dynamic team. As the Director, you’ll play a pivotal role in shaping our brand, serving our community, and advancing light-based technologies worldwide.

Full-time, 40 hours per week position available, with flexible work hours.


Strategic Leadership: Develop and execute a high-impact marketing and communications program aligned with SPIE’s goals. Lead multi-channel product marketing, media relations, and brand identity management.
Creative Vision: Work closely with your team to produce compelling materials. Your creativity will elevate our brand.
Team Empowerment: Mentor and develop marketing professionals. Your leadership will drive success.
Product Growth: Shape our promotion strategy and corporate brand awareness.

Self-Motivated: As a curious and disciplined individual, you’ll thrive in our fast-paced environment.
High Achiever: Motivated by results, you’ll manage a high volume of tasks independently.
Marketing Expertise: With 10+ years of leadership experience, you’ll excel in strategic marketing and communications.
Supervisory Experience: 5+ years of supervisory experience of Marketing resources.
Global Perspective: International and private sector exposure is a plus.

Meaningful Work: Contribute to groundbreaking research and technology advancements that shape our world. Your efforts will make a difference.
Global Impact: Collaborate with experts from diverse backgrounds, fostering innovation and excellence. SPIE’s reach extends across continents.
Inclusive Culture: We value diversity and inclusion. Join a collaborative work environment where everyone belongs.
Compensation and Benefits:

·       Competitive Salary: Pay range $141,800 to $198,500.

·       Health and Wellness: Medical, dental & vision benefits provided (100% employer paid premium for the employee, 75% employer paid premium for the dependents).

·       Retirement: Defined retirement contribution:  SPIE provides an automatic 5% contribution PLUS SPIE offers UP to 5% matching contributions and 25% vesting each year, 100% vested after 4 years.

·       Time Off: Generous paid time off plan.

·       Learning Opportunities: Tuition reimbursement and leadership development.



Physical work location in Bellingham, WA. Occasional remote work may be available for this position. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. SPIE will not sponsor applicants for work visas.


We are located in Bellingham, WA where you will find the perfect blend of endless outdoor recreation, incredible scenery, strong schools, and more, making this an amazing place to work and live.

Please send a resume & cover letter, indicating how your experience & qualifications match the requirements & why you will be successful in this position to:

Email:  Recruiting@spie.org
Apply online:  www.spie.jobs

All materials must be received by 5 p.m.  06/23/2024.

SPIE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  SPIE provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status, or genetic information.

Join SPIE and be part of something extraordinary. Apply today!

To apply for this job email your details to recruiting@spie.org

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