Zendesk is looking for an accomplished Senior Performance Marketing Manager to develop and execute our paid social and display strategy, driving high-
performing initiatives to improve the return on our marketing investment and grow leads and revenue from paid social campaigns.
This is an exciting opportunity for a Performance marketing guru with consistent performance in optimizing complex global paid media campaigns for multiple products and audiences in a dynamic environment.
Ideally, you will be a data-driven self-starter, both highly analytical as well as adept at building strategic relationships at all levels of the organization.
You are someone who enjoys formulating hypotheses, developing testing plans and iterating based on data-supported insights.
What you'll do :
Be the global lead in charge of building out and expanding a performance-focused paid social and display marketing program at Zendesk
Build, lead and maintain framework and roadmap for your channels
Actively deploy testing of known paid media levers- bidding, audience and creative
Develop and refine audience strategy, working cross functionally with partners to improve the relevance and effectiveness of your channel
Develop a framework to execute against both prospecting and remarketing strategies across platforms like LinkedIn, Facebook and Instagram, leading performance to strict value goals
Develop Zendesk’s Display practice from the ground up, recommending investment in ad tech tools as needed
Take an active role in improving direct response creative ads by assessing the content / creative and recommending fresh creative to improve upfront economics
Work with the core performance team in HQ as well as in regions on budgeting and pipeline forecasts, allocating and maxing out spend against the most efficient strategies Collaborate with regional teams sharing performance insights but also using their local expertize to make social campaigns even more effective
Communicate big-wins for platforms and flagging of potential red-flags just as fast
Communicate with regional and cross-functional partners as needed
Who you are :
You are a seasoned paid media authority with a playbook of proven tips and tricks to meet ambitious value driven goals.
You are constantly on the lookout for the next tactic that will take your programs to new heights
You have experience handling large budgets of 1MM+
You are accustomed to a highly matrixed organization managing directly a team of 4 people, as well as regional performance resources with dotted-line reporting
You are eager to roll up your sleeves- we are building a team of do’ers who like tinkering and testing using all the different levers available-
bids, budgets, placement types, audience targeting, creative, CTA
You have strong analytical skills and can independently pull insights from large data sets (it goes without mentioning that you have strong excel skills.
SQL skills are a bonus)
You pay very close attention to innovations in your space and have a POV on how we can apply it to scale our programs
What you bring :
Experience in B2B marketing and familiarity with B2B metrics preferred but not necessary
7+ years in a performance marketing role at an agency or in-house
End to end understanding of the advertising process- campaign set up, tracking, optimization and attribution
Ability to dig into performance data, to understand and articulate variation in performance versus goals
Deep expertise in demonstrating 1st and 3rd data to drive performance
Highly organized, detail oriented with an experimentation-driven mindset
This position will have 4 direct reports (2 of which will need to be hired) and previous experience managing talent is strongly preferred.
This person will also be tasked with including regionally based performance resources with dotted line reporting
Zendesk builds software for better customer relationships. It empowers organizations to improve customer engagement and better understand their customers.
Zendesk products are easy to use and implement. They give organizations the flexibility to move quickly, focus on innovation, and scale with their growth.
More than 100,000 paid customer accounts in over 150 countries and territories use Zendesk products. Based in San Francisco, Zendesk has operations in the United States, Europe, Asia, Australia, and South America.
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