Director, Marketing Technology
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In 2018 Bain acquired FRWD, having partnered with them for many years. The acquisition has dramatically strengthend Bain & Company’s ability to help its clients drive superior results across marketing channels, and ecommerce, decrease their long-term reliance on external partners.
FRWD is a unique digital marketing consultancy with deep hands-on execution skills and experience. FRWD is designed to build client capability through a comprehensive approach to helping companies make the best marketing investments. To do so, FRWD extends client teams through co-location of top creative, media optimization, data science, and advertising technology teams to shorten test cycle time and leverage learnings to move forward. FRWD also acquires and trains talent for clients to create sustainable campaigns and drive continual improvement without further FRWD presence. FRWD was founded in Minneapolis and has grown a very successful hub in in Bain’s London office and is now launching a hub in Munich to serve clients in DACH and across Europe.
With the combined skills of Bain and FWRD, we are able to bridge the gap between brand, marketing, strategy and execution, trialing strategies in immediate real-life tests, while having the operating model and organizational design experience to scale the results throughout the organization.
FRWD@Bain is looking for a senior marketing professional with a track record of applying technology to generate invaluable real-time consumer learning and continuous improvement in marketing investment outcomes. Someone eager to take the next step in their career, contribute within a high-performing team, and is intrigued by a unique consulting/agency hybrid service model.
The Director is responsible for leading the overall strategy and execution of one or more client engagements. Our Directors provide direct consultancy to our senior clients and help them crack the toughest problems. Directors, with their team, deliver transformational marketing solutions for the most demanding clients. This individual works cross-functionally, leading a team of (digital) marketing specialists to identify marketing-driven growth opportunities for the client and developing a clear strategy on how to deliver those results.
FRWD@Bain work is based on deep and rigorous analysis and presenting actionable recommendations based on data and facts, not marketing and technology trends. We work collaboratively with the clients and their partnersThis person architects and delivers marketing technology and data strategies that accelerate customer acquisition and customer value by increasing customer engagement and personalization.
We are looking for someone who is excited to share their knowledge with the broader Bain and client teams, and connect the client’s marketing efforts to broader business outcomes. The person must want to help build and foster a healthy and innovative work environment, with a strong team focus and an ability to inject fun and humor even at the busiest times.
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