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Salesforce Email Specialist

Remote - United States EST Preferred


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

$45 - $50 Per Hour

Start Date:


Our client is a leader in education as they expand opportunities for students and help them develop the skills they need. They are looking for a Salesforce Marketing Cloud Email Specialistthat is responsible for the successful production, management, and deployment of customer-facing email and SMS campaigns. This role will work closely with internal programs, copy editors, design team members, data analysts and other members of the marketing automation team to ensure communications are deployed accurately, on time, and follow brand and legal standards.

This position is fully remote and will require the individual to work EST hours.

With hundreds of millions of messages being sent by the organization every year, the SMFC Email Specialist plays an important role in ensuring the students, parents, and professionals who we serve receive personalized, timely, accurate communications. This individual will leverage their HTML abilities to transform text-based content and provided images into responsive, personalized, and dynamic email communications. They will own the deployment process for assigned communications, collaborating with team members from different parts of the organization to keep campaigns moving through tight deadlines. Managing multiple projects at varying stages of the deployment process is a necessity and crucial for success in this role.

Primary Responsibilities

The SFMC Email Specialist will:

Manage assigned email and SMS projects through coding, editing, proofing, quality assurance and deployment phases.
Work closely with marketers and other stakeholders to produce and deploy email and SMS communications, meeting aggressive deadlines.
Securely manage and upload contacts lists.
Hand-code HTML from text documents into emails. Assist in the creation of templates, automations, quality control and dynamic campaigns as needed.
Closely follow internal email marketing processes, ensuring communications meet brand and legal standards, plus assist in documentation of processes as needed.
Analyze campaigns and recommend best practices, A/B testing, new trends in email, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Solid understanding of email best practices, CAN-SPAM and other email and SMS data privacy laws.
Experience in Salesforce Marketing Cloud Email Studio
Strong project management skills

A minimum of 3 years coding HTML emails, handling contact lists, and deploying communications through an email service provider is required, with recent Salesforce Marketing Cloud experience strongly preferred.
Some A/B testing experience, and the ability to generate and communicate reports using marketing automation and web analytics tools to highlight key email/SMS performance indicators.

Experience with responsive design for email.
Exceptional organization, time-management, communications, attention-to-detail, and project-management abilities.
Ability to learn and execute company-specific email production processes quickly and accurately.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Hands on experience with data extensions, automations, journeys, filters and triggers in Salesforce Marketing Cloud is strongly preferred
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Email Specialist certification is preferred
Experience using AmpScript is a plus
Some SQL knowledge is preferred
Working knowledge of CloudPages and JavaScript is preferred

Client Description


About Aquent Talent:

Aquent Talent connects the best talent in marketing, creative, and design with the world’s biggest brands.


Our eligible talent get access to amazing benefits like subsidized health, vision, and dental plans, paid sick leave, and retirement plans with a match. We also offer free online training through Aquent GymnasiumMore information on our awesome benefits


Aquent is an equal-opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics. We’re about creating an inclusive environment—one where different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are valued, and everyone can contribute, grow their careers, and thrive.


The target hiring compensation range for this role is the equivalent of $45.00 to $50 an hour. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include; medical health insurance and dental insurance, life insurance, and eligibility to participate in 401k plan with company match.