Perfomics in Chicago is looking to hire a Vice president, Performance Media. If you’re ready to move at the speed of Google, Facebook, and Twitter, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and get excited about finding smarter ways to do things, they’d love to meet you. They’ll give you the tools, support, and freedom to lead, innovate and grow.
In fact, Advertising Age, Crain’s and Tribune have named Performics a “Best Place to Work,” and Forrester Research dubbed them one of 2012’s “Top Digital Agencies.” They hire exceptional people for their global headquarters in Chicago and U.S. locations in Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, and San Francisco.
So who is the ideal candidate for the Vice President, Performance Media at Performics?
The Vice President, Performance Media is responsible for leading an integrated digital media planning and activation practice. The Vice President will oversee and guide the management of the Performance Media teams, including Group Media Directors, Media Directors, Media Managers, and Associate Media Managers. As a member of the senior Performics management team, this role will be an integral part of positioning Performics as the premier Digital Performance Marketing Agency. Proven team leadership experience is essential, along with knowledge of digital marketing strategies, search, display, video and mobile tactics, its emerging applications, as well as familiarity with digital marketing technologies.
As an agency leader you’ll need to work collaboratively across Performics functions such as Analytics & Technology, Planning and Performance Content to build strategies to improve the effectiveness of multichannel media programs. Communicate efforts, wins and any other information appropriately to Executive team; Help ensure Performance Media strategic vision and work is understood and visible to the broader agency.
On the client side you’ll be accountable for the execution of the client campaigns ensuring operational excellence and the relentless pursuit of optimal performance. Interfacing with senior client executives to provide leadership on media strategies, tactics and performance, as well as other emerging media opportunities is a must. Partnering with Client Solutions in developing key strategic approach for cross sell of media products and services to influential client decision makers. Understand and adopt new techniques and technologies that are relevant for clients’ media strategies
On the team leadership and development front, they want to see someone who establishes and encourages a culture based on team work, collaboration, and intellectual curiosity. Motivates, leads, and manages internal teams, working collaboratively to drive programs that meet their clients’ business objectives. Responsible for developing a management team that focuses on client and employee development. Mentors and coaches Group Media Directors/Media Directors. Conducts performance reviews and career path plans for direct reports. Encourages attendance in training programs to build and develop new skills and capabilities.
If you really think you have the credentials take a gander, best to have a MBA or Master’s concentration in business, marketing, or advertising. 10+ years of progressive levels of responsibility in media planning, buying, leadership and management. 6–8 years of demonstrated success in managing and leading people. Proven experience in delivering clear, strategic presentations to C‑level marketing executives. Experience in managing an organization. Basically know your stuff!!
Here’s what Performics has to say about the service they offer:
At Performics, we’re accelerating the missions of client brands like, Allstate, Toyota, Verizon, American Express and Kohl’s—in the ever-evolving world of search engine marketing, display media, social media and affiliate marketing.
Our international presence spans 31 markets (and growing) including regional hubs in London and Singapore.