Director, Marketing Operations

New York, NY, United States

Director of Marketing Operations


Job Summary

GLG is seeking a Director of Marketing Operations to play a key role in developing the center of expertise for GLG’s global marketing organization. We are looking for proven experience developing and implementing client-centric engagement solutions that deliver measurable results.  Must have deep understanding of customer relationship management and marketing automation platforms (Marketo/Salesforce), end-to-end lifecycle management and a passion for performance marketing.


This individual will lead a team responsible for optimizing the campaign frameworks and programs for demand generation and client engagement across the global business. The ideal candidate is a seasoned digital marketing professional with solid experience developing integrated omni-channel programs, building and executing holistic strategies across diversified customer segments. He/she has a “player/coach” approach and a proven track record of creating and managing marketing operations teams that deliver predictable, scalable, and efficient outputs and processes.  This person must exhibit a unique blend of metrics-driven business ownership, marketing and operations acumen, leadership, agility, and communications skills. This individual will help create the infrastructure, workflows and enablement capabilities supporting the go-to-market growth strategies for client retention and new business acquisition.


Specific responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Help create a global center of expertise that enables client centric engagement programs that can grow at scale and support a complex global business
  • Create efficiency, processes and measurements within a centralized infrastructure
  • Support sector marketing leads to develop quarterly plans, goals, and requirements supporting revenue goals
  • Partner within marketing and across sales and customer-facing teams to effectively create unified engagement strategies that deliver client centric value propositions to the right target at the right time
  • Provide recommendations for optimizing the martech stack and relevant applications enabling customer centric engagement and measurement of marketing impact
  • Develop customer centric marketing strategies, ABM and persona-based practices that deliver measurable revenue
  • Develop multi-channel strategies that engage clients with relevant and timely insights
  • Strategic and tactical oversight of Marketo instance and the interactions with other integrated systems such as Salesforce/CRM, predictive scoring solutions, internal and external data sources
  • Optimize lead scoring and distribution methodology to ensure quality leads are passed to sales development for qualification and for increasing efficiencies and conversion rates
  • Troubleshoot and QA campaigns, workflows, data issues and other key marketing operations functions
  • Provide reporting cadence demonstrating marketing’s impact


An ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Marketo certification and 5+ years marketing automation experience
  • 7-10 years of experience leading marketing teams with different skill-sets: analytic, technical, and creative
  • Strong experience ideating, building, launching, tracking, and optimizing lead generation, qualification, scoring, nurture, and end-to-end lifecycle programs for complex and diversified offerings
  • Management experience and ability to delegate tasks while providing guidance and oversight to direct reports
  • Strong ability to manage and prioritize projects and drive transformation/change, along with an ability to influence and collaborate within the organization
  • Deep expertise and experience in global B2B marketing, preferably in subscription based global organization
  • Strong background in data management and workflows, including understanding of data mining, data warehousing, business intelligence, and lead management processes and technologies
  • Innovative, motivated, organized, high-energy team player
  • Process and quality orientation with extreme attention to detail and problem-solving skills


About GLG / Gerson Lehrman Group

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