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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.

     

    Entries in Marketing (7)

    Friday
    Oct062017

    Sr. Product Marketing Manager - Chicago

    I have been retained by this fast growth and exciting technology client to find the very best talent for this very visible and high impact role. With outstanding leadership they are doing the very latest and greatest in technology, security, Artificial intelligence, analytics, machine learning, risk analytics, and digital transformation. This company has a clear vision and strategy for growth and $$ for future acquisitions.

    This product marketing role sits under the CMO side of the house with a market centric approach. You will own go to market and product execution strategy while providing a feedback loop to R&D and innovation. This is a role for someone with an incredible appetite for new technologies and developing innovative solutions.

    Development of unified positioning and messaging with a very high energy evangelism for the customer solutions.

    High impact content marketing and very expertly crafted value propositions.

          

    • ·         This role needs very strong project management skills with attention to detai   
    • ·         Stakeholder engagement and outreach to manage large and multi faceted projects
    • ·         Sales enablement - both creation and deliver materials for sales references

     

    There will be 15 - 20% travel - both domestic and international.

      

    Experience -

    •  Very strong aptitude for technology and an understanding of SAAS
    • ·Strong and demonstrated track record of successful introduction of new products to market while managing multiple marketing activities
    • ·5+ years of product marketing in SAAS from online security, enterprise technology, transaction management, mobile apps
    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.