Associate Director – Marketing (Demand Generation) - Chicago - 15346BR

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Bureau van Dijk has been unravelling private company information for the business community for over 25 years. Our flagship product Orbis captures information on over 300 million private and publicly listed companies, with comprehensive standardized financial information on over 20 million companies for easy cross-border comparisons. Our information includes what companies do, how they’re performing, the people that run them, financial data, legal entity details, corporate hierarchies and ownership structures, M&A activity, and built-in intelligence on sanctions, PEPs and adverse data.

With information on around 300 million companies we are the resource for company data. We now have 900 employees working in more than 30 offices across the globe.

Job Description

The Associate Director, Demand Generation, is responsible for implementing integrated marketing campaigns for North America that generate leads, accelerate the sales cycle, and build/strengthen relationships with our clients through multiple marketing channels to ensure the successful development, delivery and maximum impact of the annual business plan. The role will lead activities that bring those strategies to life. The Assistant Director, Demand Generation will work closely with many parts of the organization, including the product strategy and sales teams to develop and execute a regional demand generation strategy.

Responsibilities include:
  • Lead and execute plans for presence at trade shows, conferences, seminars and other regional events. This includes planning events we’re sponsoring, speaking engagements, the event strategy to drive booth traffic and trials, social media posts for the event, messaging for the stand/speaker and sales team talking points. Facilitate run-of-show and debrief meetings with the sales team providing an overview of event and feedback.
  • With limited direction, develop and execute a strategic annual business plan that includes strategy and structure for multi-channel campaigns for assigned verticals. Develop timeline and assign responsibilities; manage stakeholders to ensure all aspects, follow-up, are on track; Highlight issues that could negatively impact effectiveness and results.
  • For assigned verticals, generate and monitor lead acquisition and management for the sales team, including lead capture, nurturing and assignment.
  • Communicate regularly with regional sales management team to understand objectives and execute against full-funnel lead goals and objectives
  • Determine appropriate mix of marketing tactics including email, webinars, events, social, and advertising with compelling CTAs to deliver pipeline goals
  • Manage and communicate demand generation goals, progress, and campaigns to Marketing and Sales organization regularly
  • With limited direction, manage assigned budget for assigned events to ensure maximization of ROI.
  • Prepare post-campaign, monthly and quarterly marketing impact reports for senior management. Analyze marketing impact reports and historical sales data to recommend demand generation strategy.

Qualifications

  • At least 7 years in marketing is required, and B2B marketing experience is preferred
  • Significant experience with both outbound, inbound and demand generation marketing tactics, including email, events, online advertising, and lead nurturing.
  • Experience with financial services and/or technical solutions is preferred
  • Knowledge of and an aptitude for CRM, marketing automation systems, web analytics
  • Proven ability to communicate with senior level stakeholders
  • Ability to lead multiple cross functional marketing projects simultaneously
  • Conflict resolution skills to enable strategically positive outcomes / partnerships is required.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree preferred
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