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Work at Ursa Major

Ursa Major is growing leaps and bounds and we’re looking for some smart, inspired folks to join our growing team here in Waterbury, Vermont. Are you passionate about healthy living? Do you want to join a small, entrepreneurial company switching tens of thousands of people each year over to delightful, toxin-free personal care? Read on!


VP of Marketing

We’re looking for a multi-channel marketing leader to join our growing team of work-hard, play-hard folks in Waterbury, VT. The VP Marketing will lead all aspects of Ursa Major brand marketing, guiding our team to activate with brilliance and accelerate an already growing brand. They will partner with our founders to plan and realize the next phase of the brand’s growth, across web, wholesale and Amazon.

About our Dream Candidate

You’re a commercial marketer with experience leading teams in the consumer goods space. You know how to scale an e-commerce business and thrive in high growth environments. You share our passion for the outdoors, and for living authentically and in harmony with nature. A left- and right-brain thinker, you are equally comfortable crunching the numbers as you are dreaming up the next big creative idea.

Qualifications:
  • Marketing leader, with deep expertise in consumer goods and e-commerce
  • 7+ years directly relevant marketing experience
  • Experience leading digital marketers, designers, agency partners
  • Passion for building premium lifestyle brands
  • Experience in young, high-growth businesses a plus
  • MBA or formal marketing training a plus
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Product Development Specialist

Working closely with the company founders, the Product Development Specialist will be responsible for carefully expanding our product offering by developing delightful, innovative, ‘super natural’ skin/hair/body care products from concept through to completion/launch.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Manage ongoing formula development for all U/M categories (face, hair, body, lifestyle, etc) - both new products and optimization of existing products
  • Assist in product ideation and conceptualization for new product launches, including oversight of 5-year product roadmap
  • Conduct ongoing market research, trend and competitive analysis - in addition to gleaning consumer insights from our customers - to inform our PD effort
  • Create and submit concise, well-researched product briefs and effectively communicate these to 3rd party labs
  • Track all product sample submissions and feedback
  • Ensure all new product sample submissions are reviewed and tested in a timely manner
  • Vet all sample submission ILs for any ‘black list’ ingredients or synthetics (and maintain our in-house ‘never’ list)
  • Submit products for necessary testing and certifications
  • Manage regulatory process for all products including international and Canadian regulations
  • Serve as the in-house expert on acceptable/unacceptable cosmetic and natural claim updates
  • Maintain on-time delivery of critical project milestones
  • Update and track PD timelines and launch calendars to ensure launches happen on spec, on time and on budget
  • Help bring our ingredients and formulas to life through in-house trainings, co-creating marketing content and advising on customer service inquiries
  • Collaborate with our ops team to source sustainable packaging component options for functionality and aesthetics
  • Coordinate new product launches with marketing and operations
  • Communicate and coordinate new product launches (ingredient stories, technology, etc) to U/M team
  • Weekly/regular communication with 3rd party partners
  • Work across business (marketing team, operations) to ensure a proper launch strategy to support the sell-through of new launches
Qualifications:
  • Completion of undergraduate college degree
  • Demonstrated passion for clean skin/hair/body care products
  • Well-organized, pleasantly persistent, detail-oriented, good communicator
  • Project management experience
  • Working knowledge of natural ingredients, aromatherapy/essential oils etc.
  • Working knowledge of competitive landscape and competitor products
  • Proven track record developing successful consumer-facing products (ideally in personal care)
  • Chemistry degree or some form or relevant education in the “green chemistry/formulation” realm
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Digital Marketing Coordinator

We’re looking for a passionate and promising digital marketer to join the Ursa Major team. As Digital Marketing Coordinator, you will work closely with the marketing team to elevate Ursa Major’s digital/DTC game and leverage best practices across our digital channels and platforms including SEO, PPC, content marketing, paid social, display, email and our e-commerce site.

About our Dream Candidate

You are a bright, highly motivated and holistic digital marketer who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment. You think creatively and strategically about how to achieve results but also love rolling up your sleeves to get it done and analyzing the data. You’re an avid learner and strive to further develop and apply your evolving skill set in this dynamic arena. You’ve been known to geek out over blogs and podcasts about the latest trends in SEO, facebook marketing, and customer retention. You may even dream about ways to scale customer acquisition while reducing cost of acquisition. You have a good sense of humor and don’t take yourself too seriously.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 2-3+ years directly relevant work experience
  • Familiar with Google Ads, Bing Ads, and Facebook Ads manager platforms
  • Razor sharp attention to detail
  • Data-driven with an ability to analyze, interpret and apply numbers and trends
  • Fluency/advanced skills working in Excel/Google Sheets
  • Solid understanding of SEM/SEO best practices
  • Team player who also thrives working independently
  • Adept left/right brain thinker who can see the forest through the trees/connect the dots
  • Current with emerging trends in the digital marketing arena
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Graphic Designer/Art Director

We’re looking for a rising star designer to join our growing team of work-hard, play-hard folks in Waterbury, VT. Our in-house designer will have a big hand in how our brand looks and feels out in the world. They will help concept and create memorable campaigns and content to live across our e-commerce site, social media, email marketing, packaging and beyond. They will partner with our team members and external agencies to craft top-notch creative/design solutions with an eye to accelerating our growth online, in store and in new channels.

Core Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with marketing team to conceptualize campaigns and supporting creative
  • Create and fine-tune deliverables with co-founders for final approval
  • Design 2+ email campaigns per week (including A/B testing)
  • Concept and design 1-2 homepage (and social channel) banners per month
  • Design wireframes and digital assets for landing pages and key site pages
  • Retouch photography and edit video content
  • Assist with sourcing and curating photography
  • Concept and design display ads
  • Concept and design print collateral, packout materials and brand props (stickers, tees, etc)
  • Concept and design gift set program and product collaborations
  • Support wholesale team (monthly email newsletter, digital and print assets [trainings, promotions, in-store signage, etc])
  • Develop art files for new product packaging, conforming to standards (and tweak/update existing pack. as necessary as we go to production)
  • Work with team members to create powerful visual communications for new business pitches, trade shows, important meetings, fundraising, partnership development, etc.
  • Manage creative asset organization and storage (print, digital, photography)
  • Ensure that every bit of creative we put out into the world is right on point, while conforming to our evolving brand standards
Qualifications:
  • Super-talented, go-getter, all-rounder graphic designer
  • 3+ years directly relevant (consumer) work experience; strong portfolio of relevant work
  • Fluent with front-end web development, video, photography
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the team
  • Take the lead on presenting design ideas and concepts
  • Turnaround quality deliverables in a fast-paced environment
  • In tune with our brand aesthetic: clean, fresh, active, premium, modern
Apply

Create your own Dream Job

Don’t see your dream job here but still interested in exploring a role at Ursa Major? Shoot us an email telling us how you think you can help grow our business.

→ To apply, please send a cover letter and resume (or LinkedIn profile) to careers@ursamajorvt.com (it might help to put the job you’re applying for in the email Subject). Thank you!