The mission of this Hired Guns client is to help the world’s leading institutions find and connect with experts, dive into new categories and trends, and uncover — then act on — new insights and possibilities. They are looking for a hands-on Strategic Marketing pro who shares the group’s passion for new technologies, along with their core set of beliefs: speed matters, diversity rules, knowledge rocks, and business is global.
Whether you come from the client side or an agency background, you’ve got an undeniable passion for strategic thinking and excellent execution, from brand development and application through to sales support. You’ll need a proven track record of conceiving and delivering new marketing tools and programs with significant impact, and experience writing and updating sales materials and presentations.
Aside from the talent and skill for the job, you’ve got the energy, the initiative, and the resourcefulness it will take to get big things done. You do your best work with your hair on fire, can handle whatever they can throw at you, and are generally organized to within an inch of your life.
As the Director of Strategic Marketing, yours will be a key leadership role in supporting the evolution of the agency’s brands and services. You will assist in the promotion and user adoption of industry-leading online and offline products, and you’ll be responsible for market development by identifying client needs and mapping them to product benefits, developing brand positioning, and creating marketing materials.
Working alongside folks from Sales, Product Development, and Research, you’ll collaborate on creative concepts, provide industry thought leadership through presentation of trends and success stories, lead competitor analysis, and keep sales teams and management apprised of marketplace dynamics and trends. You’ll be counted on to facilitate an ongoing dialogue across the organization, ensuring the company is capitalizing on the best opportunities.
When these guys say their people matter, they mean it. Skills are important, pedigree is great, but the snazziest resume in the world won’t replace professionalism, integrity, and enthusiasm for the job, the company, and the industry.
Their business model is innovative. Their technology investments are inspiring. And their people are smart, driven, and curious about evolving trends in the Internet and B2B. Come grow your career working for this leader in a rapidly growing space.