Senior Email Developer

  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Department: Marketing
  • Type: Full Time
  • Min. Experience: Experienced

Sprout Social is looking for a Senior Email Developer to join our Marketing Team. The Sprout Social platform is used by more than 19,000 brands around the world. Companies like Dropbox, Zendesk, Google, and Evernote rely on Sprout to create stronger relationships with their customers through social media.


As an Email Developer on Sprout Social’s Marketing team, you will be working with our software of choice, Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget) to develop and deploy high quality B2B email campaigns. Your technical skills will be essential in this role (HTML / AMPscript / SQL). You will also be asked to collaborate with business partners and team members within marketing and sales, to ensure alignment of campaign requirements. You will share insights/best practices to add additional value. The right candidate will demonstrate proficiency in building email campaigns, QA for email templates/campaigns, email deployment, and reporting on the effectiveness of those campaigns.

This is a great  opportunity for you to grow and expand your knowledge of ExactTarget and Marketing Automation in general.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Expert-level experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud (ExactTarget).
  • Experience using ExactTarget Automation Studio and Journey Builder is a plus.
  • Ability to understand a business objective and write AMPScript to achieve that objective.
  • Understanding of database logic with the ability to write SQL.
  • Update and report on email analytics and conversion activities to business partners/ team members.
  • Create A/B and multivariate testing to evaluate email marketing strategy, including frequency, audience and content.
  • Experience coding for responsive email using HTML.

Note: Be prepared to provide examples of code you've written, including responsive email templates, AMPScript, and SQL.

About Sprout Social
Sprout Social powers open communication between individuals, brands and communities through elegant, sophisticated software. We are relentless about solving hard problems for our customers and committed to both customer and team success.

Team Sprout is a group of very talented, smart and passionate people with broad interests and backgrounds. We’re proud to regularly be recognized for software, product and company culture achievements. Our team’s shared belief in Sprout’s mission promotes a culture of openness, empowerment and fun. We have built a benefits program to match the strength of our team. This program includes:

  • Insurance and benefit options that are built for both individuals and families, including generous company contributions
  • Progressive benefit programs, like our parental leave program and free Divvy bike memberships
  • High-quality and well-maintained equipment - your computer will never prevent you from doing your best
  • Beautiful, convenient and state-of-the-art offices in Chicago’s Loop
  • Solid programs in some of the staples: transportation, disability and life insurance
  • Wellness initiatives to ensure both health and financial well-being of our team
  • Breakfast and lunch options onsite, and more healthy snack options and beverages than you can imagine
  • Growing corporate social responsibility program that is driven by the involvement and passion of our team members

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