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Associate Digital Marketing Manager - San Francisco, California

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Associate Digital Marketing Manager
San Francisco, California
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Job Description

Our client is looking for an Associate Digital Marketing Manager to enhance its position in the digital space. Working directly with all assigned brand groups and key marketing support functions, this role will be instrumental in initiating, nurturing and maintaining a digital connection with consumers interested in our client's portfolio of brands. The focus of these efforts will be tied to building brand loyalty, brand engagement and driving purchase preference.

In this role, the Associate Digital Marketing Manager will directly support the strategic development and execution of digital marketing initiatives. You will oversee projects from inception to completion including digital advertising/promotions, search marketing, mobile marketing, social media, website design/development, and email communications as well as new and emerging opportunities. As a point-person for digital efforts, you will collaborate with internal personnel and external agencies, working to successfully meet or exceed business objectives. Additional efforts tied to web analytics and digital metrics/measurements in order to adequately gauge performance, optimize initiatives, and establish best practices will also be key requirements of the position.


Digital Marketing Strategy

  • Leads the design and development of innovative programs that directly align with business objectives.
  • Provides ongoing strategic direction to marketing teams in relation to the opportunity and impact of digital marketing efforts.
  • Keeps informed of industry activities as well as new digital strategies, resources, opportunities and techniques.
  • Acts as a digital marketing subject matter expert.
  • Ensures that all digital marketing programs meet the industry's legal requirements.

Project Management

  • Directs the strategic development and execution of digital marketing projects; coordinating and architecting digital initiatives.
  • Identifies, evaluates and oversees external agencies, and works across internal departments to effectively manage multiple projects.
  • Sets and achieves objectives/deadlines and leads teams to successfully meet strategic imperatives.

Process Development

  • Works to establish organizational/departmental processes and protocols as it pertains to digital marketing execution.
  • Administers digital marketing planning in a “test and learn” culture.

Analysis & Best Practices

  • Works to adequately measure and optimize campaign performance while also establishing benchmarks and recommending improvements as well as best practices.
  • Evaluates and reports on all aspects of digital marketing performance.
  • Educates the entire organization on digital trends.
  • Works with internal and external partners to ensure the successful adoption and utilization of corporate analytics systems.
  • Utilizes web analytics software to evaluate digital promotional efforts including website statistics, advertising analysis, ongoing evaluation, and recommends/reports optimization tactics to leadership teams.
  • Leverages corporate listening platform to evaluate performance, gauge industry trends and compile recommendations as well as best practices.



  • Bachelor’s degree required in Business Administration or Marketing preferred
  • 3+ years increasing responsibility with demonstrated success in the field of interactive and social marketing, preferably at a company or an organization with multiple  brands
  • Proven ability to interact effectively across functional lines and with diverse personalities.
  • Advanced understanding of social media and advertising industry trends/developments, and uses this knowledge to present business building strategies required.
  • Digital or interactive marketing agency experience a plus
  • Strong understanding the digital landscape and how it can be used to support and develop brands
  • Strong working knowledge of and experience with various web/digital technologies, platforms and usability practices to deliver an exceptional online consumer experience
  • Proven track record of leveraging research/analysis to drive strategic direction, best practices and process improvements required.
  • Accomplished project manager who can multi-task and effectively prioritize and manage a large workload. 

About Onward Search

Onward Search is the leading provider of digital marketing and creative talent in the nation. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include contract, temp-to-perm, permanent / executive search placement with the nation's best interactive agencies and most innovative companies.

Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances, nationally and internationally. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. AA/EOE/M/F/D/V

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