VP of Marketing

Chicago, Illinois, United States | Full-time | Fully remote


Otus is solving two of the biggest challenges facing K-12 education: teachers need to get more things done in a limited amount of time and all stakeholders (students, families, teachers, and administrators) need access to relevant student performance data.

We are looking for a Vice President of Marketing to join our executive team. In this role, you’ll develop the growth marketing vision, strategy, and team to help Otus pursue our goal of providing K-12 educators with a student growth platform to maximize student success and outcomes.

As the Vice President of Marketing, you'll be responsible for identifying strategies to acquire new customers while building a high-performing marketing function. We're looking for an expert growth marketing leader to develop and scale campaigns across multiple channels while helping others succeed as an excellent cross-functional collaborator. This role reports to the CEO.


  • Lead strategy and execution to drive customer acquisition, engagement, and retention in partnership with sales, product, and customer success leaders
  • Spearhead cross-functional growth initiatives to innovate on how we drive business growth 
  • Set business growth goals with executive leadership; analyze and report on performance, impact, and insights
  • Hire, manage, and develop a data-driven, high performing marketing team
  • Establish and manage budget tied to core company goals
  • Collaborate with the Marketing Director to drive competitive messaging and positioning
  • Set and enforce brand standards; ensure that all content, promotions, and design are consistent
  • Lead marketing team to develop and optimize campaigns and channel strategy across email, website, paid media, social media, SEO, and more
  • Create lead attribution models to measure marketing impact through-to-sale
  • Contribute to the development of forward-thinking marketing strategies


  • Bachelor's Degree required, MBA or comparable degree preferred
  • 8+ years of marketing leadership and experience 
  • Experience in K-12 education and/or B2B SaaS 
  • Experience creating and managing marketing budgets
  • 5+ years of experience hiring and developing high-performing marketing teams as well  as managing agencies
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and writing skills
  • Effective collaboration with multi-function teams and ability to champion new projects and ideas
  • Outstanding analytical skills and the ability to derive insights from complex data
  • Knowledge and expertise with the marketing tech stack
  • Passionate about making a difference in education

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary and employee stock options
  • 20 PTO days per year
  • 12 paid holidays including your birthday and a day to do something you love to do
  • Up to 12 weeks of parental leave and great work/life balance
  • Our team mostly works remotely from the comfort of their homes (HQ in Chicago)
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Professional development/tuition reimbursement
  • Home office improvement budget
  • Life Insurance and disability benefits
  • 401K with an employer match (up to 4%)

Otus is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity of every kind. You must be legally authorized to work in the US. Unfortunately, the company is unable to support sponsorships at this time.