Head of Growth

Venice, California | Permanent | Job ID #60116 |
Posted Earlier this month

Onward Search is seeking a Head of Growth to join the team of a fast-growing CPG start-up. The ideal candidate will have deep experience in D2C and high growth startups, managing a minimum of $1M per month in spend for paid social.


  • Build and manage Social, Offline Advertising, Search, Display, YouTube, and Affiliate campaigns incorporating nuanced strategy, and long-term forecasting
  • Lead a team of 5+ people, manage and assess US & EU market revenue growth
  • Develop customized creative assets for performance marketing led channels
  • Analyze and optimize media spending around revenue and CAC objectives, focusing data-driven tactics
  • Lead a variety of internal meetings where you demonstrate senior-level communication skills including synthesizing insights, calibrating to the correct audience, leading a room, steering a difficult conversation, and exuding emotional intelligence
  • Prepare reports showcasing ad performance and share insights on current and future tests
  • Work closely with creative team on developing a cohesive customer journey
  • Stay ahead of the curve on new strategies, performance advertising channels, conversion rate optimization techniques, & industry trends and provide consistent intelligence to the team
  • Work closely with the data science and optimization teams to improve analytic infrastructure for acquisition


  • Must have strong experience in the DTC start-up world working on paid social, paid search, retention, subscription, and must possess a testing mentality
  • Experience managing a minimum of $1M per month spend in paid social for a high-growth start-up
  • Exceptional communicator and diverse leadership in managing a growing team
  • Experience with direct mail, programmatic, podcast, affiliates, offline advertising (eg. billboard, tv)
  • Passionate about performance marketing and building brands
  • Deep familiarity with concepts like CAC, CPM, CTR, CPA, CVR, LTV, and ROAS
  • Strong experience with social ad campaigns (Facebook, Snapchat, YouTube)
  • Robust understanding of the Google AdWords ad platform, ideally with experience managing campaigns in support of direct response objectives
  • Strong knowledge of Google Analytics
  • Excellent writing skills

Employer Details:

  • 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. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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