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18 September 2020

Marketing Associate

The Drone Racing League (DRL) is the global, professional drone racing property. Merging the digital with the real, DRL combines innovative technology, custom content and thrilling live sporting and esports events that broadcast on premier international sports networks including NBC and Twitter. 

We are seeking a rock star Marketing Associate to help the league reach new audiences and engage millions of fans across the world. This role requires wearing many different hats and calls for a passionate self-starter, who is dedicated to the pursuit for excellence and ready to take on the exciting challenge of being within a fast-paced, multi-industry startup.

What You’ll Do:

  • Support the CMO and PR leader with internal and external communications outreach and follow up
  • Assist with the creation of press pitches and partnership materials
  • Research partnership opportunities and provide insights to support DRL’s growth
  • Serve as a liaison between internal departments and follow-up on information requests for content, creative materials, and marketing plan development 
  • Coordinate project meetings driving the team towards a timely completion of milestones and following up with recaps and action items as needed
  • Identify and mitigate any project risks identifying potential problems and proactively finding solutions
  • Help effectively manage daily marketing administrative tasks
  • Other duties as asked or assigned

Who You Are: 

  • College graduate with 2-3 years of experience in a marketing, project management or PR role at an agency or start up
  • Experience working successfully across multiple departments and stakeholders, unafraid to chase any individual when projects are approaching deadlines
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, agile environment with exceptional organizational skills and ability to re-prioritize on a consistent basis
  • Self-starter unphased by temporary setbacks – every obstacle being nothing more than an opportunity in disguise 
  • Independent and strategic thinker with a team first mentality while being willing to take on additional responsibilities as needed

Why You’ll Love DRL: 

  • We team up. We can promise you’ll work with some of the smartest and most interesting people in the industry. We work hard and we play hard too. We care deeply about our work and each other. 
  • Everybody sweeps. No task is ever too small for our team. We sweat the details and are not afraid to get our hands dirty.  
  • We embrace debate. There are no seats at the table at DRL because there is no table. Everyone is encouraged to share their thoughts and ideas. We embrace the idea that debate is healthy and knowing that an impassioned discourse leads to our best results. 
  • We stay hungry. We look for the hardest challenges and tasks and once we master them, we look for the next one. We celebrate our victories and are always excited for tomorrow knowing “good enough” is never really “good enough.”

Qualified applicants should send their resume to jobs@drl.io.

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