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Meati Foods

Meati Foods

Marketing & Communications
Boulder, CO, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024

The Role:

The Vice President of Marketing will provide strategic leadership and direction for all marketing efforts, driving brand growth, market expansion, and customer engagement. This senior leadership role will oversee the development and execution of comprehensive marketing strategies to achieve business objectives, with a focus on driving brand awareness and sales to retail and food service channels. You’ll report to the CEO and collaborate with Meati’s advisory team and subject matter experts.


  • Lead the development of brand positioning, messaging, and creative campaigns to ensure Meati’s brand is accurately and powerfully reflected across the entire customer journey (on and offline)
  • Develop, drive and execute the overall marketing strategy in alignment with company goals and objectives.
  • Partner with the Sales team to develop disruptive in store activation and programming to increase Meati’s visibility and conversion.
  • Collaborate across sales, product innovation, finance, and operations to ensure alignment and cohesion across marketing efforts.
  • Oversee digital marketing initiatives, including website optimization, social media strategy, content marketing, and online advertising.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop integrated marketing campaigns that drive customer acquisition and retention.
  • Track and analyze key performance metrics and insights, identify market trends, opportunities, and threats to develop strategy and campaign initiatives to optimize performance
  • Manage marketing budgets, allocate resources effectively, and optimize marketing spend to maximize ROI.
  • Build out the organization and execute plans through a balance of in-house resources and vendor partners.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including media partners, influencers, and industry organizations.


  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration, or related field; MBA preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in marketing roles, with at least 5 years in a senior leadership position.
  • Proven track record of building novel brands from zero awareness to a household name in the food or consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry.
  • Strong leadership and strategic planning skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve results.
  • Deep understanding of brand management, product marketing, and digital marketing channels.
  • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, draw insights, and make data-driven decisions.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and collaborate effectively across the organization.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for innovation and driving growth in a dynamic start-up environment.

**Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. At Meati we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.**

The base salary range for this role is $215,000 - $250,000 annually, which is just one aspect of our total compensation package. In addition to the salary, this position is eligible for a potential annual bonus and equity! Actual compensation may vary based on skills, experience, and location.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance at no cost to the employee (for employee-only coverage)
  • 401K with company match
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) and Floating Holidays
  • Monthly reimbursements for personal health and wellness expenses
  • Mental health programs at no cost
  • Parental Leave, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability coverage, and AD&D

Equal Employment Opportunity: Eat Meati™ is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At Meati, we are committed to the highest quality and food safety standards. We expect our employees to comply with all relevant FDA requirements and external certifications (e.g. Kosher, Halal, etc.), where applicable.

About Eat Meati™

Based in Boulder, Colorado, Eat Meati™ is on a mission to build Good Energy™ from the ground up. We work closely with Mother Nature to cultivate the complete protein she intended — one that’s been the root of our living world for millennia. We’re connecting and empowering eaters everywhere to evolve energetically. We believe food should be simple, clean, and of course, delicious, which is why grow and nourish our mushroom root to create nutrient-rich, whole food protein everyone can enjoy. Get to know more about Meati™ at meati.com.

Our team is passionate about making the world a better place through good health and wellness, positive climate impact, and equitable access to nutrition around the world. This passion translates into the culture of our office, making Eat Meati™ a lively, enjoyable, innovative, and inclusive place to work. This is an exciting time to be a part of the Meati™ team and the growing plant-based meat category.