MANAGING DIRECTOR/PRESIDENT

Chicago, Full time

 
Who We Are:
DigitalMarketing.com is the world’s leading and fastest-growing digital and integrated marketing firm.
 
The Role:
DigitalMarketing.com is seeking to hire a Managing Director/President to play a leadership role in building the digital marketing agency and further powering its growth. The ideal candidate will be a digital marketing trailblazer, a thought leader with a proven track record of successfully developing and managing a business base. The individual in this role will be responsible for business development, day-to-day operations, overseeing the growth and leading the agency’s fast growing busines. 
 
The Responsibilities:  
Leadership Management –
  • Building the agency with significant growth. 
  • Oversee and understand the financial objectives and actual performance
  • Provide forecasts of performance and meet the company’s financial objectives
 
Client Service & Account Management –
  • Manage profitability for clients, including account retention and staff billability
  • Lend support and direction to help individuals and teams realize their full potential while ensuring profitability, growth and creativity to technology clients 
 
New Business –
  • Drive significant growth of an already multi-million-dollar business category as an industry leader
  • Respond directly to new business opportunities
  • Play a leadership role in building DigitalMarketing.com’s business into a top-tier worldwide offering 
  • Be omnipresent in the market and promote DigitalMarketing.com’s digital marketing, SEO, Content Marketing, and Social Media offerings 
  • Plan and effectively execute new business strategies for the agency
  • Collaborate with other business leads to set strategies in order to meet both internal and external goals, integrate and drive best results 
 
People Development –
  • Oversee, lead and manage the performance of the teams across multiple locations
  • Sustain the agency's growth by attracting and selecting staff 
  • Develop people through coaching, mentoring, and active team leadership
  • Further establish culture and practice vision in a positive way 
  • Inspire other senior leaders, cultivate and retain large, cross-functional teams
  • Act as a thoughtful and engaging leader – provide opportunities to develop core skills and feedback 
  • Provide channels for training and development
  • Act as a mentor and champion of your team members, encourage a high level of strategic thinking and creativity while providing guidance on daily activities 
  • Have a strong understanding of the individual capabilities, strengths and opportunities
  • Lead by example as a self-motivated learning machine. 
 
Knowledge & Professional Skills –
  • Be a thoughtful leader within digital marketing and promote yourself as an expert within your area of specialization
  • Demonstrate deep understanding of a range of digital marketing fields including enterprise and b2b digital marketing 
  • Monitor the marketplace for new trends, opportunities and key players within the technology space
  • Identify, quickly communicate, react to new insights and act upon “what’s next”
 
Qualifications: 
  • Proven track record of successfully building an agency’s practice as an industry leader and managing a zero to 10M+ or 30 to 100-million-dollar business or division expansion. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Digital Marketing, Marketing or similar applicable field is required. Masters’ degree considered a strong plus.
  • Requires 10+ years of digital marketing, marketing or related experience at a senior level
  • Minimum of 5 years of individual contributor and team management experience, including team development is required
  • P&L management experience required
  • Extensive digital marketing experience in the technology space, ideally in an agency environment
  • Senior strategist sought out by clients to provide counsel about digital marketing in different aspects and ability to manage complex client relationships
  • Deep understanding of a wide range of digital marketing channels, tools and vehicles spanning paid, owned and earned platforms, including social platforms
  • A sense of urgency, the ability to deal with ambiguous situations, a strategic view but also willing to roll up your sleeves and dig into the work to drive impact
  • Highly collaborative, diplomatic, ability to influence others, persuasive approach
  • Exceptionally strong analytical skills
  • Creative problem solver who is able to see and offer big picture perspective 
  • Experience working globally or with colleagues in multiple locations
  • A team orientation, with experience leading and being a member of diverse teams in an engaging way
 
The Perks:
Outstanding benefits package—including medical/dental/vision support, vacation/sick time/paid time off for important holidays, 401(k), Work Out Wednesdays, flexible working arrangements (i.e. working from home)
 
 
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