In 1997 we tried something new - we've been doing it ever since. From humble start-up beginnings, today we're an ASX top 100 with world-class technology and advertising solutions. Not only are we the largest online automotive, motorcycle and marine classifieds business in Australia, we're growing across Latin America and Asia.
We are seeking an experienced Email Developer/Automation Specialist to build, implement, test and maintain all eDM campaigns across the carsales network.
Reporting into the Head of Retention Marketing, your role will play an integral part in developing our member engagement strategy through effective, mobile-optimised communication that supports the buying, selling and ownership journey on carsales.
You will develop responsive templates in line with brand guidelines, set up supporting campaign assets, create complex emails for customer journeys, and conduct extensive QA to identify and rectify display, rendering and deliverability issues. The role requires a thorough understanding of front-end development languages, processes and technologies, responsive web design principles, and email browser and client capabilities.
What you’ll do
Hand-coding complex responsive eDMs and templates using best-practice HTML/CSS guidelines and media queries for optimal responsive rendering, deliverability, and conversion.
Ensuring that eDM functions across all browsers, email providers and devices.
Managing the build of all member emails including email testing for functionality and rendering quality, image management and dynamic content
Developing and implementing personalised, relevant and trigger-based communications
Providing support to the Marketing Automation Manager to develop and improve processes and tools to enable better planning and execution of eDM campaigns and programs
Advise, collaborate with, and synthesise feedback from UX designers and researchers – both internal and external
Continually enhance marketing communications to apply past campaigns learnings and optimisation recommendations
What we're looking for
Extensive experience in a web, front-end or email development role. Having experience in digital design would be a bonus but an eye for design will be highly regarded.
Strong knowledge and experience of hand-coding HTML, Java Script and CSS for eDM
Qualifications in Web Design and Development, Computer Science or similar discipline
Strong awareness of the application of email design and development, usability and best practices
Experienced in testing and troubleshooting in multiple browsers or email clients with a strong sense of UX design and fundamentals
Experience with Responsys Interact or similar marketing automation tools preferred
Exceptional communication skills - both written and verbal. You'll be able to strike up a conversation with anyone across the business from tech to marketing and everyone in between.
A self-starter, multitasker who can effectively juggle multiple projects and priorities without dropping the ball.
carsales offers extensive opportunities to learn and evolve in a diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment. We are committed to our people through many ongoing initiatives associated with culture and benefits, career development, health and well-being, community, work-life balance, reward and recognition. We continually strive to attract and retain the most talented people through a number of programs designed to support learning and development. When you work at carsales you don't just have a job, but you have a rewarding career.
carsales is an equal opportunity employer who prides themselves on providing a diverse workplace that brings out the best in its people. We encourage everyone of all ages and background to apply.
And just a quick one…
Successful candidates joining the carsales family are required to undergo a National Police Record check and must have full-time Australian working rights on an ongoing basis.