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Digital Marketing Specialist

A brilliant opportunity for a specialist to take the digital reigns in our Melbourne team for a very exciting time in our business.

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Role: Digital Marketing Specialist:

Reporting to: Marketing and Communications Manager

Salary: a market competitive package including participation in The Yield’s employee share options plan.

Hours: permanent full time

Location: Melbourne

About us

The Yield is hiring. Come join us to change the face of agricultural technology and help feed the world without wrecking the planet. We are looking for a Digital Marketing Specialist with experience, passion and creativity.  

The Yield is an Internet of Things (IoT) agriculture technology company. We take the guesswork out of growing. We help improve customers’ yields by providing on-farm sensors and a customised information service to make faster decisions. We work with leading farmers.

The world needs to produce 70% more food by 2050 to feed the planet at a time of unprecedented resource constraints and the impact of climate change. Our aim is to be a global leader in intelligent solutions in the food industry. We are developing our IoT solutions in Australia before scaling aggressively globally.

The Yield has a highly-focused team that brings together world-leading agriculturists, scientists and technologists. We partner with some of the global giants of technology services like Bosch, Intel and Microsoft. We have a strong commitment to open innovation and collaboration both internally and externally. A core value is that we work with the best and share the rewards.

Our founder and Managing Director has spent her life time promoting inclusion and diversity at work. Our business is committed to creating the right culture, systems and flexibility for everyone regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation to thrive and reach their full potential. We were awarded the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) inaugural #TechDiversity award in 2016 in recognition of our achievements.


This minimum eight-month maternity leave contract role will give a talented Digital Marketing Specialist the opportunity to manage the global digital marketing activities for a fast-growing AgTech company, with strategic global investors like Bosch and KPMG.

Reporting to the Marketing & Communications Manager, the Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for owning The Yield’s global digital presence and managing and implementing our digital strategy.  

You will be a part of a proactive, highly-talented team, working towards the launch of a global SaaS product in mid-2019. You will use your knowledge and expertise to build and optimise end-to-end digital funnels that will attract, nurture and convert leads.  

This is the perfect opportunity for a digital marketer with strong technical skills, looking to make their mark in a rapidly growing industry.


1. SaaS Product

End-to-end management of multi-channel marketing strategies of a global SaaS product. Includes:

  • Building and executing strategies that cover awareness, demand generation, lead nurture and conversion
  • Automating detailed customer journeys and campaigns in Marketo
  • Research and development of content to support marketing efforts throughout the customer lifecycle
  • Drive campaign success through analytics and optimisation

2. Website

Responsible for the management of The Yield websites. Includes:

  • Updating content as needed via the Webflow CMS
  • Monitoring and logging website activity and traffic trends via Google Analytics  
  • Prepping and posting new content (e.g. blog posts, job ads)
  • Liaising with our web developers to address major issues and changes as they arise  

3. PPC

Implement and manage new and existing PPC campaigns. Includes:

  • End-to-end management of Google Ads campaigns, including ongoing optimisation  
  • End-end-management of Taboola syndication campaigns, including ongoing optimisation
  • Working with our Marketing Coordinator to implement and optimise social media campaigns on Twitter and Facebook
  • Monitoring and logging all PPC activity, including spend, CPM and CPC for reporting purposes

5. SEO

Technical and on-page SEO management, including deep-dive analysis of competitors. Includes:

  • Monitoring The Yield websites for technical SEO issues and crawl errors
  • Optimising on-page copy for SEO  
  • Working with our Marketing Coordinator to develop SEO-driven content ideas
  • Analysing competitor SEO to find new keyword and content opportunities
  • Building backlinks

6. Marketing Automation

Support The Yield’s marketing and product teams with marketing and customer journey automation. Includes:

  • Setting up nurture programs for potential customers
  • Maintaining existing automation and lead scoring programs
  • Supporting our Marketing Coordinator with automated communications to users
  • Editing and building email and landing page templates


To be successful in this role you must have:

  1. Minimum 5 years experience in a digital marketing role, ideally for a mobile app or SaaS product
  2. Strong knowledge and understanding of building and optimising PPC campaigns  
  3. Demonstrated ability in on-page and technical SEO
  4. CMS experience  
  5. Experience with marketing automation software – Marketo preferred
  6. Skills in HTML and CSS
  7. Excellent time management skills
  8. The ability to work autonomously and as part of a dynamic, small team
  9. A willingness to wear many hats and roll with the fast-paced, ever-evolving nature of a technology startup


You will have a degree or tertiary qualification in relevant disciplines or equivalent experience.

More about you

You are a strong digital marketer with a passion for the technical and analytical side of things. You possess the confidence to build highly targeted campaigns, content and digital funnels, and the ability to analyse those campaigns and optimise them accordingly.  

You are comfortable with utilising a suite of marketing software, including Marketo, Webflow, Moz and Google Analytics. You are a strategic thinker willing to roll up the sleeves and execute on tactical plans. You thrive in an environment of rapid change and innovation. You aren’t afraid to take responsibility for your work, to stretch yourself and to be challenged. We also hope you love all things food and can relate to producers across the value chain.

More about us

We are looking for talented women and men who share our passion and hire on both skills and values. We are a truly diverse company and are actively striving to be an industry leader in building inclusive technology teams. We offer a supportive and flexible working environment, including giving our staff the tools needed to work remotely.  

Check out our LinkedIn company page for details.

Enquiries: recruitment@theyield.com

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