Lewis PR San Diego , CA 92140
We are an entrepreneurial integrated communications agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in twenty three years. We now rank among the top 40 agencies worldwide with 29 offices, 550 employees and revenue of $64m and rising. Our success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets and services; making strategic acquisitions. Our people, agency and campaigns have not gone unnoticed. We have won many prestigious awards in the last 18 months including Cannes Lions, Holmes Report, ICCO, PRCA.
Central to our growth has been our policy of reinvestment, with the majority of profits returning to the company to propel development. We can do this because we are independent and 100% employee-owned.
As we enter the next phase of growth, our challenge is not to lose any of our character and values. We will communicate a clear and visible brand in the marketplace. We will continue to promote our entrepreneurialism, agility, creativity, credibility and professionalism. We will ensure that we inspire and help our clients to shape tomorrow. It's an exciting future, and we believe we are at the start of something truly remarkable in our industry.
What we look for in our people
Agile, bold, collaborative, inquisitive and spirited. These are our values and what we look for in every person at LEWIS. As we evolve, grow and expand, we want people that recognise the need to think differently. To understand the full marketing communications mix, even if a specialist in a particular aspect. We want all our people, whether a Paid Media specialist or media strategist, graphic designer or analytics manager to have an appreciation of the wide and deep capabilities available to clients that work with LEWIS. We want our people to be agile to opportunities; bold in their approach; collaborate with colleagues across different services or offices to deliver amazing work; keep learning and challenging the norm; be spirited and committed to develop themselves, their colleagues and the agency.
About this role
We wish to appoint a Senior Director, Marketing Analytics, based in San Diego, this position is responsible for the development of actionable multi-channel strategies that align with client goals, as well as working with the Client Engagement team on the development of marketing and analytic strategies and tactical plans.The Senior Director, Marketing Analytics will work with teams and clients across the US offices, so some travel in the US region may be required.
This is an opportunity that will suit an ambitious professional who relishes the chance to help grow something, thrives on challenges and on working in a fast paced, international environment. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, you understand how to best apply this spirit to a growing global organization.
Purpose of the role
The Senior Director, Marketing Analytics will deliver best in class strategy and analytics programs to our clients. This role will lead collaboration between Account teams and the Client Engagement team to help sell through and execute on strategic visions and campaigns to clients; oversee development of strategic project briefs and ensure the formulation and execution of a digital strategy / solution. You will also manage and work with Analytics team members to develop measures of performance across marketing strategies analyzing activity across online channels.
Engages in and ensures a strategic relationship with the client, providing insight and partnership across all aspects of the marketing and communications spectrum, but specifically in Analytics
Responsible for ensuring excellent client communication at all levels; defining KPIs, deadlines and service agreements
Delivers an added-value consultancy and works closely with clients to deliver campaigns, services and products across all communications channels
Takes an active role in the new business process, key decisions and plays a crucial role in selling LEWIS credentials throughout the tender process
Develops and executes Marketing, Content and User Experience / Persona strategies
Works with cross-functional internal teams to identify and develop solutions that meet client needs
Analyzes performance data and provides intelligent insights / recommendations and appropriate action plans based on conclusions
Designs and develops methods for data preparation and validation to automate reports and analytical deliverables
Develops and conducts secondary research including but not limited to: industry trends, audience needs, audience behavior, competitive assessment, marketing / content audits, digital audits and assessments
Researches, gathers and evaluates qualitative, quantitative, and competitive data to identity and validate opportunities and deliver insights in a compelling yet digestible way
Develops and architects cross channel solutions including but not limited to; Social Media, SEO, Paid Media, PR, UI / UX, Design, Analytics
Implements and uses Google Tag Manager and other tagging strategies
Develops dashboards / reports for clients, utilizing key performance indicators (KPIs) based on business goals and objectives
Acts as leader in guiding colleagues on how to best manage campaigns and projects
Acts as a respected line manager, working closely with line reports to maximize strengths, improve weaknesses and support career development and appraisal processes
Sets strategic team objectives on a weekly, quarterly, and annual basis
Runs and supports training sessions, with a view to maximizing opportunities to expand team skills and to grow revenues
Takes a proactive role in promoting the LEWIS brand, its identity, values and work
Supports the HR / talent team by promoting both internal and external opportunities at LEWIS across social media and via the referral program
Actively seeks and shares knowledge of latest digital strategy trends, and technology innovations
Works with Digital and PR teams to optimize campaigns
Plays an active role in new business pitches as deemed necessary
You have experience of working at a director level or equivalent in an Analytics or Strategy department at a digital or PR agency, implementing and executing on all aspects of marketing strategies. You are ever curious, passionate and constantly strive to produce exceptional work. You are driven to continue learning about your chosen field to enhance and expand the work that you can produce. Inherently collaborative, you engage your colleagues to achieve success for employees, clients and the business. High energy and dedicated, you are able to work to tight deadlines to get the work done. Experience of working in a fast-paced and changeable environment is essential.
Extensive experience in a senior capacity in Digital Marketing, specifically in strategy and analytics
Significant experience in building and managing day-to-day client relationships at all levels
Qualified candidates will possess a Bachelor's degree
Extensive years professional experience in Digital Marketing, Analytics, and Strategy
Significant years building and managing day-to-day client relationships
Google Analytics Certified
Excellent research and writing skills
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Excellent mathematical, analytical, and critical thinking skills
Excellent organizational skills
Strategic and Analytical mindset
Familiarity with industry relevant tools (i.e. MOZ, Conductor, SEMRush, SpyFu, Google Media tools, DOMO, Tableau) and Web analytics tools (i.e. Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics)
SEO and/or Paid Media knowledge a plus
Fluent English Speaker and writer
Ability to learn quickly, and become skilled in industry-specific and agency-specific software
Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience in Keynote a plus.
Key senior internal contacts
Remuneration and benefits
Basic salary dependent on experience
20 days' vacation per year
Health insurance; life insurance
401k with 2% employer match (eligible after 30 days of employment)