Marketing Manager (NOC 0124)



Marketing Manager (NOC 0124)



Employment Type:



per year

Job Description:

About Retreat Guru

We provide booking software and marketing services for the retreat industry. Our mission at Retreat Guru is to help retreat centers thrive with state-of-the-art digital tools that allow them to work as effortlessly as possible.

We believe human beings are innately wise, strong and kind. We also believe that mindfulness and meditation enables human beings to reach their full potential. This wisdom, although not always experienced, is always present. Going on authentic retreat is a beautiful way to reconnect to our basic sanity and health. Our aspiration at Retreat Guru is to inspire people to experience authentic retreats and reconnect with their innate wisdom, strength and kindness.

The experience also helps strengthen or restart one's spiritual practice.

To develop a unique booking software product designed specifically for retreat leaders you need a seriously awesome team, and that's what we are. Do you thrive in creative and mindful environments? Do you have a yearning for collaboration, authenticity, and a bit of fun while still working in the retreat and wellness space? Join our team and engage your passion for sales in our software company that's transforming the retreat/wellness community worldwide. Our office is located in picturesque Nelson, British Columbia. More information about our company can be obtained at:

Please note that we are looking for someone who would like to be a part of our team. Remote work is not an option for this position.

The Position

As a result of major growth over the last twelve months, we are looking for a marketing manager (NOC 0124) to launch our marketing department in order to strengthen our existing positions, and to spearhead our growth with a particular focus on new client acquisition.

The core requirement for the marketing manager position is to both be able to establish and lead a marketing team, and drive growth for both our SaaS and marketplace products. We are looking for a candidate who shares our values and brings hands on experience in developing and launching marketing strategies for marketplace software. In simple terms, we are looking for someone who can translate business priorities into marketing strategies and tactics while working in conjunction with other teams.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build and guide our marketing department which includes lead generation and business development efforts.
  • Create, implement and lead marketing plans with respect to specific business objectives which are focused on:

a) Increasing retreat booking software sales; and

b) Growing Retreat Guru's client base.

  • Design and implement a specific strategic marketing plan for South East Asian markets. Our particular focus is on: Indonesia, Bali, Thailand and Malaysia as there is a significant concentration of retreat centers in these countries.
  • Coordinate, plan and implement marketing campaigns.
  • Oversee the Company's marketing budget.
  • Manage, monitor and improve lead generation campaigns while measuring results.
  • Collect and analyze data results in order to properly monitor and report on the effectiveness of marketing strategies and communication.
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objectives.
  • Propose and manage marketing research projects to generate client insights in support of improved marketing strategy and communications.


  • 8+ years of marketing experience within the technology sector, with experience in SaaS products and marketplaces
  • 3+ years of experience in a leadership role, building, launching and managing a marketing department with superior ability to recruit, retain, and motivate our existing team and future talent.
  • Experience in designing, implementing and managing marketing strategies.
  • Marketing/business leader with expert knowledge of technology industry/business trends.
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who can run several projects simultaneously and drive them to completion effectively.
  • Our clients are Ashrams, yoga organizations, as well as yoga, mindfulness and meditation centers and retreats. Having a traditional yoga and/or meditation practice is big plus as a connection and understanding of our current and potential clients is critical to growing our business.
  • Specific experience in launching products and business growth in the South East Asian markets is a big plus.
  • Understanding the business and cultural practices of countries like Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia is also a big plus.

Languages: English (fluent).

Nature of Position: Full time.Approximately 37.5 hours per week.

Salary and Benefits:

$84,000 annually ($43 per hour based on a work week of 37.5 hours per week)

We provide healthcare benefits to all of our employees and their families.


303 Vernon Street, Nelson, BC, Canada

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