Associate Director, Programmatic Strategy & Activation

Directive Consulting
April 11, 2024
Offerd Salary:$50k
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Directive Consulting is the performance marketing agency for SaaS and Tech companies. We use Customer Generation (a marketing methodology developed by us) which focuses on SQLs and Customers instead of traditional metrics like MQLs. We offer Paid Media, SEO, Performance Creative, and Video to our clients by creating comprehensive digital marketing strategies that allow our clients to hit their SQL targets, every time.

The Associate Director, Programmatic Strategy & Activation is a pivotal leadership role responsible for owning the expansion of our Programmatic service offerings and driving forward the strategic vision of the department.

Role & Responsibilities:
 Develop and implement comprehensive programmatic strategies: Spearhead the creation and execution of impactful programmatic strategies to enhance the organization's digital advertising capabilities.
 Collaborate cross-functionally: Work closely with cross-functional teams to align programmatic initiatives with overall business objectives, ensuring a cohesive approach to marketing efforts.
 Establish and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs): Define KPIs and regularly analyze campaign performance, providing valuable insights and recommendations for continuous optimization and client growth.
 Manage relationships with key partners and vendors: Cultivate and manage relationships with programmatic partners, vendors, and platforms to foster collaboration and ensure access to cutting-edge solutions.
 Thought Leadership: Act as a thought leader within the organization, sharing industry knowledge and insights to inform decision-making and strategy development.
 7+ years of proven experience in programmatic roles at publishers, advertising agencies, or ad tech companies
 2+ years of demonstrated people management experience, inspiring, motivating, and coaching teams effectively
 Experience successfully driving programmatic growth across clients in the B2B/SaaS landscape with budgets over $50k/month
 Strong understanding and perspective of how programmatic and other channels (both paid and organic) work together to holistically surpass client KPIs
 Proven track record in Programmatic media planning and building measurement frameworks to evaluate campaign success
 Recent, hands-on expertise in building and optimizing campaigns in DSPs, with a preference for experience in TTD and DV360
 Experience supporting Programmatic new business pitches, including audits and presentations
 Ability to provide clear POVs and Programmatic subject matter expertise to support in advancing the department and L&D
 Strong cross-collaboration skills, both within the organization and externally (client-facing), with excellent interpersonal and communication abilities
 Solid analytical ability, exceptional attention to detail, and a results-oriented mindset, capable of balancing multiple projects effectively

What We Offer

🏠 We have a set living wage at Directive

πŸ™ Medical, dental, vision plans, disability, and life insurance coverage for you and your family that fit your lifestyle

Including a 100% employer-paid plan for you and a 50% employer contribution for your dependents

Benefits to Support the Whole Person:

🧠 Mental - Access to certified therapists through Spring Health, membership to Headspace

πŸ’ͺ Physical - Gympass

πŸ›« Time Off - Unlimited PTO (2-week minimum), Paid Company Holidays, Your Birthday Off, End of Year Recharge (Closed December 24 - January 1), Paid Parental Leave

πŸ’° Financial - Traditional and Roth 401(k) with a 3% company match

🌟 Bonus - Annual bonus based on tenure, which scales in total amount over time

🌴 Annual Anniversary Trip to Newport Beach, CA with peers and executive leadership for fun and entertainment!

Work Environment Requirements

As a remote-first company, you'll have the ability to work from anywhere in the US, with the option to enjoy our state-of-the-art offices in Irvine, California. For some positions, as posted, we will accommodate global opportunities where we have established businesses, including Canada, the UK, and Australia. For global locations, you must have established and current work authorization and permanently reside in that country.

This role has the opportunity to operate 100% virtually from your home office. We primarily collaborate with our colleagues through virtual meetings (Zoom), and Slack. In this role, you will be required to operate a laptop computer (PC or Mac available), computer software platforms, and other office productivity tools as necessary. Due to the nature of this role, you must be able to remain stationary for extended periods, must be able to observe and interpret written and/or verbal communication, must have reliable internet access, and a professional background.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

If you require reasonable accommodations in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, direct your inquiries to [email protected].

Additional Information

At Directive, one of our core values is People First. We're committed to fostering a more diverse and inclusive culture in the digital landscape. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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