THE DATA INITIATIVE Employment Opportunity: Marketing Specialist

THE DATA INITIATIVE is seeking a Marketing Specialist to join our growing team.

Marketing Specialist position for a privately held startup venture in a high growth business vertical. Offers exposure to fast moving and dynamic environment. Additionally, provides for excellent career progression and experience handling marketing initiatives typically overseen by a VP, Marketing or Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Work directly with the Founder, Chief Client Officer, and Product Team.

At minimum, the prospective team member will share a passion for building and growing a business. More specifically, the prospective team member will understand basic market research principles and have excellent analytical and organizational skills.  Ideally, the prospective team member will have experience and/or expertise in one of the following areas: (1) marketing; (2) startups; (3) financial services industry; or (4) financial crimes risk and compliance.

Founded in late 2017, THE DATA INITIATIVE is a data and technology start up built by experts, not just engineers. THE DATA INITIATIVE brings related but fragmented data together; develops insights that guide key business decisions; offering simple and impactful solutions to costly alternatives.

THE DATA INITIATIVE is a seed funded early stage startup near completion of a first round of data products and web application minimum viable product (MVP). We are a small, but strong, team of 18+ highly experienced, motivated, and talented professionals. We are headquartered in downtown Phoenix, Arizona in a designer space and have virtual team members spread across the US from Los Angeles, California and Salt Lake City, Utah to New York, New York and Washington, DC.

The primary objective of the Marketing Specialist is to conduct market research on our focused industry (financial services). Market research will include collecting key data on market behaviors and feedback on our product offerings. Additionally, research will focus on identifying and creating a robust database on industry targets. Other assignments may include assisting in the overall strategic design of a full-on marketing plan and salesforce model. Finally, there will be occasional tasks associated with coordinating social media campaigns with our agency partner. Scope of duties and engagement will grow as the prospective team member acclimates and becomes an integral part of the longer term organizational vision for the company.

Independent contractor status – rates to be negotiated based on motivation, committed hours, etc. Freelance candidates are welcome – ideally someone looking for conversion to full time employee highly desired.

Please send an email to Vic Maculaitis, Founder at ​​ with the following:

  • Body of the email containing a brief introduction and expressed intent to be considered.
  • Attachment to the e-mail containing an up to date CV/resume.

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