2 customisable OKR examples for Marketing Executive

What are Marketing Executive OKRs?

The Objective and Key Results (OKR) framework is a simple goal-setting methodology that was introduced at Intel by Andy Grove in the 70s. It became popular after John Doerr introduced it to Google in the 90s, and it's now used by teams of all sizes to set and track ambitious goals at scale.

How you write your OKRs can make a huge difference on the impact that your team will have at the end of the quarter. But, it's not always easy to write a quarterly plan that focuses on outcomes instead of projects.

That's why we have created a list of OKRs examples for Marketing Executive to help. You can use any of the templates below as a starting point to write your own goals.

If you want to learn more about the framework, you can read our OKR guide online.

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While we have some examples available, it's likely that you'll have specific scenarios that aren't covered here. You can use our free AI generator below or our more complete goal-setting system to generate your own OKRs.

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Our customisable Marketing Executive OKRs examples

You'll find below a list of Objectives and Key Results templates for Marketing Executive. We also included strategic projects for each template to make it easier to understand the difference between key results and projects.

Hope you'll find this helpful!

1. OKR to boost slurry pump and its spare parts sales

  • ObjectiveBoost slurry pump and its spare parts sales
  • Key ResultClose deals with at least three new major industrial clients
  • TaskIdentify and research potential major industrial clients
  • TaskExecute targeted presentations for potential clients
  • TaskNegotiate and finalize contracts with three clients
  • Key ResultAchieve a 15% increase in sales leads through targeted marketing campaigns
  • TaskImplement email marketing to potential leads
  • TaskIdentify target audience for optimized marketing efforts
  • TaskInitiate focused social media advertisement campaigns
  • Key ResultUpsell spare parts to 20% of existing slurry pump customers
  • TaskIdentify potential upselling opportunities in current customer base
  • TaskInitiate contact with targeted customers
  • TaskDevelop sales pitch specifically for spare parts

2. OKR to boost product visibility and establish success pipeline in new markets

  • ObjectiveBoost product visibility and establish success pipeline in new markets
  • Key ResultRaise product awareness by 40% using targeted advertising in selected new markets
  • TaskImplement and monitor these targeted advertising campaigns
  • TaskIdentify potential new markets for targeted advertising efforts
  • TaskDevelop specific, appealing ads for these selected markets
  • Key ResultGenerate a 25% increase in product trial users in new markets
  • TaskLaunch targeted online ad campaigns in new markets
  • TaskCollaborate with influencers popular in potential markets
  • TaskImplement a referral program offering incentives for new users
  • Key ResultSecure 10 new, potential business partnerships for product distribution
  • TaskIdentify suitable companies for potential partnerships
  • TaskReach out to these companies with a business proposal
  • TaskSchedule meetings to discuss partnership details

Best practices for managing your Marketing Executive OKRs

Generally speaking, your objectives should be ambitious yet achievable, and your key results should be measurable and time-bound (using the SMART framework can be helpful). It is also recommended to list strategic initiatives under your key results, as it'll help you avoid the common mistake of listing projects in your KRs.

Here are a couple of best practices extracted from our OKR implementation guide 👇

Tip #1: Limit the number of key results

Focus can only be achieve by limiting the number of competing priorities. It is crucial that you take the time to identify where you need to move the needle, and avoid adding business-as-usual activities to your OKRs.

We recommend having 3-4 objectives, and 3-4 key results per objective. A platform like Tability can run audits on your data to help you identify the plans that have too many goals.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's audit dashboard will highlight opportunities to improve OKRs

Tip #2: Commit to the weekly check-ins

Having good goals is only half the effort. You'll get significant more value from your OKRs if you commit to a weekly check-in process.

Being able to see trends for your key results will also keep yourself honest.

Tability Insights DashboardTability's check-ins will save you hours and increase transparency

Tip #3: No more than 2 yellow statuses in a row

Yes, this is another tip for goal-tracking instead of goal-setting (but you'll get plenty of OKR examples above). But, once you have your goals defined, it will be your ability to keep the right sense of urgency that will make the difference.

As a rule of thumb, it's best to avoid having more than 2 yellow/at risk statuses in a row.

Make a call on the 3rd update. You should be either back on track, or off track. This sounds harsh but it's the best way to signal risks early enough to fix things.

Best way to track your Marketing Executive OKRs

The rules of OKRs are simple. Quarterly OKRs should be tracked weekly, and yearly OKRs should be tracked monthly. Reviewing progress periodically has several advantages:

  • It brings the goals back to the top of the mind
  • It will highlight poorly set OKRs
  • It will surface execution risks
  • It improves transparency and accountability

Most teams should start with a spreadsheet if they're using OKRs for the first time. Then, once you get comfortable you can graduate to a proper OKRs-tracking tool.

A strategy map in TabilityTability's Strategy Map makes it easy to see all your org's OKRs

If you're not yet set on a tool, you can check out the 5 best OKR tracking templates guide to find the best way to monitor progress during the quarter.

More Marketing Executive OKR templates

We have more templates to help you draft your team goals and OKRs.

OKRs resources

Here are a list of resources to help you adopt the Objectives and Key Results framework.

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