Group Director, Biddable Media

Company Details

Sosemo

Company Description

Sosemo is an award-winning digital marketing agency that specializes in media buying and search marketing.

Job Description

We are seeking a talented Group Director (Managing Director) of Biddable Media to join our award-winning team.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional problem solving and client management skills, substantial team building, process improvement and leadership experience, expertise in marketing fundamentals, prior P&L management experience, and be an expert in paid search marketing (SEM), paid social, display and programmatic. SEO and email marketing experience is a plus. Prior health and pharmaceutical marketing experience is required.

The Group Director will manage a multi-capability team and will also be responsible for assisting with new business development, planning, contract negotiation, strategy development, implementation and performance analysis in order to meet our client’s marketing objectives.

As a leader on our team, they are required to build and maintain strong relationships with clients, partners, operations and finance, in additional to working closely with the CEO and Vice President of Client Services to ensure that agency goals, principles, and standards are met and maintained. The Group Director will be required to wear many hats and roll up their sleeves often, especially with regards to paid social and programmatic as we are still developing our capabilities in these areas.

Along with a competitive salary (salary range: $150,000 – $190,000), yearly bonus, and benefits, we also offer opportunities for our employees to earn significantly more additional compensation by working overtime and earning reward points.

Our office is located down the street from the New York Stock Exchange at 60 Broad Street. In addition to working with a stellar team, our office has beautiful common areas, weekly yoga/meditation, spectacular views and free coffee, beer, and snacks. Please note: our office is following all CDC and state guidelines. Because we’re following all NYC mandates, proof of vaccination is required. Employees currently have the option to work remotely 2 days/week. For the right candidate, a fully remote position would be considered.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with new business development
  • Develop proposals for new and existing clients
  • Develop Statements of Works based on proposals
  • Manage and delegate roles and responsibilities and tasks to 10-20 team members at various levels and maintain high standards for quality work
  • Manage team allocations and build and structure the team as needed
  • Ensure that the “Sosemo Approach” is followed by the team
  • Function as the strategic expert on the team to help guide both clients and the client services team
  • Recommend strategies and tactics required to meet or exceed client expectations
  • Work with Operations/Project Management to manage timelines and confirm that all work is delivered in a timely manner levering status reports, hours tracking and project management software
  • Manage clients and ensure satisfaction including health checks and QBRs
  • Oversee the delivery of keyword research, social listening, analysis/insights/recommendations
  • Manage both the Paid Media (SEM, Paid Social, Programmatic) and SEO teams
  • Oversee the development and delivery of all paid search, paid social, programmatic and search engine optimization deliverables including plans, creative, and metrics reporting
  • Maintain high quality standards and train the team as needed
  • Assist with employee reviews
  • Research and keep up on industry trends
  • Provide strategic oversight and team management
  • Develop new marketing services and refine processes
  • Represent Sosemo as a thought leader at events and via publications
  • Present at conferences and events

Qualifications

  • 4-year college degree in marketing, computer science, or related field
  • Must have Fortune 500 or prior big agency experience
  • Must have an adequate number of LinkedIn endorsements for SEM (30+) and Paid Social (30+)
  • 3 professional references will be required
  • Passion for digital marketing and entrepreneurship
  • Must be an experienced and proven leader
  • Prior P&L management experience
  • Must have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must have strong verbal, interpersonal, and written communication skills
  • Excellent thought leadership and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously
  • Must be able to make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be highly detail-oriented
  • Must have basic knowledge of web technologies
  • Must have working knowledge of social networking sites, search engines and app stores
  • Must have expert knowledge of paid search engine marketing, display and paid social
  • Must have expertise in SEO, programmatic, and email marketing
  • Minimum 5 years of prior team management experience, a proven track record of success, and substantial prior experience developing and motivating high caliber talent and the desire to continue during so
  • Minimum 12 years of experience managing paid search, paid social, and SEO campaigns
  • Minimum 3 year of prior pharmaceutical marketing experience

Additional Information

Note: For this position, we do not currently sponsor applicants for work visas.

This job specification should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Performs other duties (or functions) as assigned.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

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