Job opening detail :
Marketing Manager, Nature Conferences - (REQ22367)
posted: Jan. 3, 2018
Offered by:
Nature America, Inc
Health, Dental, 401K
New York, NY

Nature Research is a flagship portfolio of journals, products and services including Nature and the Nature-branded journals, dedicated to serving the scientific community.

The Nature Conferences team seeks a Marketing Manager for a dynamic position supporting the Nature Research Group.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead the marketing for a growing and commercially successful program of new and multi-year events
  • Develop an overall conferences marketing strategy; produce and execute individual marketing plans for each conference to ensure that delegate target numbers for each event are met
  • Develop and test a range of marketing communications tools to maximize the reach, effectiveness and relevance of Nature Conferences promotion
  • Work with Head of Conferences and marketing colleagues to develop effective messaging that builds on brand values and event propositions
  • Develop and implement the marketing strategy to deliver registration and attendee numbers for the Naturejobs Career Expo series of events.
  • Analyze the effectiveness of campaigns and report against agreed KPIs on campaign performance
  • Provide regular reporting (including recommendations for future campaign adaptation) on marketing results and provide data-driven market intelligence into sales and product teams
  • Be an internal expert on event marketing and the platforms/tools used to optimize response rates
  • Liaise with external partners where required and build strong customer relationships
  • Proactively develop knowledge of existing and emerging competitors, their services and audience engagement strategies

Required Skills and Experience

  • Experience of B2B conference marketing including the ownership, planning and execution of campaigns targeting delegate recruitment.
  • Results-driven - drive to make ambitious plans a reality and to maximize results
  • Sophisticated understanding of integrated digital marketing campaigns techniques including email marketing, web user journeys, social media, pay per click campaigns, programmatic advertising and the interlinking of these channels
  • Excellent written communication skills, including experience of producing accurate and effective copy, proof-reading and producing creative campaigns in a digital context
  • Organized; self-motivated; able to balance priorities; able to demonstrate a calm and professional approach when working to deadlines; pro-active
  • A commitment to developing marketing best practice; analytical mind-set enabling the testing and measuring of different marketing tools
  • Strong inter-personal skills – committed to building collaborative and effective working relationships both internally and externally; open communication style and a commitment to teamwork
  • Willingness to learn, understand and apply new processes and technologies. Innovative and creative in approach.
  • Broad understanding of commercial client expectations, budget cycles and spend.


  • Undergraduate degree (ideally in publishing, business or communication/marketing) or equivalent industry experience
  • Professional marketing experience preferred
  • 3+ years conference marketing, preferably in the publishing or life sciences sector
  • Proven track record of contributing to successful marketing and social media campaigns, working within budget and focusing on proven analytics and reporting
  • Ability to travel internationally as required.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Life and AD&D
- 401(k)
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Transit Accounts
- Tuition Assistance
- Summer Hours

Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO Is The Law Poster:

Visit the Springer Nature Editorial and Publishing website at for more information about our Research E&P career opportunities.

Springer Nature is a leading global research, educational and professional publisher, home to an array of respected and trusted brands providing quality content through a range of innovative products and services.

Springer Nature is the world’s largest academic book publisher, publisher of the world’s highest impact journals and a pioneer in the field of open research. The company numbers almost 13,000 staff in over 50 countries and has a turnover of approximately EUR 1.5 billion. Springer Nature was formed in 2015 through the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media.


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