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    The positions posted below are just a few of the current searches we are working on.  Please submit your resume to info@thekleemangroup.com.   If posted position - put the title in the subject line of your email.

     

    Friday
    Jun232017

    VP Digital - San Francisco, Chicago or Charlotte

    This is a brand new and exciting role for the organization – you bring your experience from a “shake it up” company for a high impact, very visible, senior leadership opportunity to run this digital division.  Increase the digital enrollment, higher levels of engagement with the online and  mobile customers and greater satisfaction for the millions of current customers.  

    Manage and hire a team of experts in digital product to define the strategy and create a new platform.  Responsible for a multi-million dollar technology portfolio, determine  new investments, defining product requirements, user experience, design team and business leadership with their lean agile development process.  

    Extensive interaction with senior leadership and stakeholders working across the organization.  Run a stand alone business. 

    Compensation for this role is outstanding but determined by the expertise and experience of the individual.  Minimal travel. 

     

    Experience – 

    Track record of success with a high impact – change agent company.   Technology, start up with corporate experience in background,  high end consulting (example – Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Microsoft, Bain, McKinsey etc.)

     Past experience in increasing the digital/mobile enrollment and engagement

     Strong digital product management background, with a proficiency in lean agile and waterfall project lifecycles

     Strategy consulting experience is a big plus – this is a strategic thinker role

     You know how to operate and navigate in a large organization

    Tuesday
    Jan102017

    Director of Marketing - Chicago - 

    High impact – senior leadership – “move the needle” – opportunity with a fast growth established startup with serious VC funding.  

    You understand  and  enjoy both high level strategy and in the trenches execution.   This is a fast paced and high accountability culture that is also fun and rewarding – it’s all about the customer experience.  This is not “corporate” – this is take an idea and run with it!  Define marketing strategy for the company and lead the execution in the retail and e-commerce space.  

    Drive the revenue growth in multi-channel sectors:  increase the conversion rates, the average size orders, lifetime value while controlling customer acquisition costs.  Develop multi-channel marketing campaigns with a strong story and consistent brand voice.  

    Manage the lead generation and the direct response for SEM, SEO, Display, Affiliate and Social channels.   Optimize the resources to generate ROI and “good spend”. 

     

    Experience:

    Minimum of 5 years (approximate – it depends on what you have done) – retail marketing and strategy

    -      Retail and e-commerce

    -      Digital Marketing and executing on the digital plan

    -      Leading digital initiatives with SEO, SEM, Social Media and Affiliate

    -      Track record of leading teams, hiring is a plus

    -      Metrics and analytic skills

    Friday
    Oct212016

    Manager of Advertising - Chicago

    This is a great opportunity to manage an outstanding team, interact with senior leadership and use your creativity.  You will be leading the Advertising for this very important group to develop and launch campaigns that make the brand stand out.  

    Lead creative inhouse and external agencies to develop the advertising plans and drafts.  Your team shapes the strategic plans and marketing strategies working with the internal product team, digital, social and corporate marketing.  

    Work very closely with the agency partners to develop new advertising and tactics and media opportunities.  Analytics are important – oversee the tracking and analysis of the performance data to measure effectiveness – what is working? 
    Where can we improve? 

     Strong partnership role with internal and external stakeholders.  Very visible with senior leadership.  

    You are a storyteller and know how to communicate – back it up with a strategic framework, data, presentations, PowerPoint.  You know how to get up in front of senior leadership and promote your vision.  Gather and analyze data to gain insight into what is working and develop recommendations for optimizing marketing effectiveness.   

    Manage the creation of online and offline marketing communications – advertising. 

     

    Experience:

     

    BS – MBA a plus.  Minimum of 7 years of marketing or brand with a big emphasis on digital.  Agency experience is very important – ideal is a mix of agency and client side.  

    Management and leadership of a team of high performers – this is a strong mentorship role. 

    Understanding of how digital media is purchased, managed and measured.  You have set KPI’s and have a track record of getting the most out of digital investments. 


    Econometric modeling, multi-touch, programmatic that all drive results is a plus.