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Vice President Performance Media — Are you ready to re-invent digital marketing? — Performics

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.

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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!!

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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.

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