June 01, 2024
USA Only
$90K - $150K USD *

Managing Director (Central Region)

About the job:


The Role

Wpromote is seeking a Managing Director who will be responsible for driving stability and profitability within our client base. With extensive expertise in digital marketing and media, you will lead by example, showcasing a proven track record of successfully managing integrated marketing teams and driving revenue through same-store growth and new business initiatives. This role involves overseeing a diverse portfolio of clients and guiding a talented team of full-funnel marketers in both career development and day-to-day problem-solving.

You will be monitoring and mentoring client teams, defining business goals and client needs, participating in new client pitches, developing training techniques to support account growth, and providing executive-level leadership to key stakeholders. If you're ready to make a significant impact and thrive in a high-performance culture, we invite you to join us at Wpromote!

At Wpromote, we believe that great work is only possible with great people. Our goal is to build a better, more inclusive work environment and support our people at every stage of their careers by prioritizing a strong work-life balance through our policies and benefits listed below. As a Best Place to Work according to both Ad Age and Glassdoor and Adweek’s Fastest Growing Digital Agency, we are moving fast to expand our teams and bring new experts into the fold to keep pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in marketing.

We offer:

-Half-day Fridays year round

-Unlimited PTO

-Extended Holiday break (Winter)

-Flexible schedules

-Work from anywhere options*

-100% paid parental leave

-401(k) matching

-Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Pet Insurance

-Sponsored life insurance

-Short Term Disability insurance and additional voluntary insurance

-Annual Class Pass Credits and more!


The anticipated annual salary for this role will range from $220,000 - $280,000, based on consideration of a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, education and certifications, competitive benchmarks, scope of responsibility, market dynamics, geographic location, and respective state’s salary threshold for exempt employees. The total compensation package for this role will include benefits (listed above) and an annual performance bonus.

This role has an associated annual target bonus component which is paid out based on a number of factors which include Company performance, department performance, and individual performance. Bonuses are not guaranteed and you must be an active employee in good standing and not on a Performance Improvement Plan to be eligible for the annual bonus.

*This position may be performed remotely in most states within the US, with some exclusions

**While this position is remote-friendly, preference will be given to candidates based in the Central Time Zone, ideally in Chicago

***This position is not eligible for immigration sponsorship

Important Notice: Beware of Job Scams

Wpromote recruiting communications will only be sent through our official channels via wpromote.com email addresses. If you see a posting elsewhere that is not reflected on Wpromote.com/careers, it may be a fraudulent posting. We do not require payment or fees during the hiring process nor do we request sensitive information, such as Social Security numbers or payment details. Please safeguard yourself against possible scams and contact us if you encounter any suspicious activity.



You Will Be

  • Managing your respective Client Services team (15-20 people) along with their client book of business ($30-$40M) to provide the highest level of client care; overseeing their day-to-day activities and client relationships
  • Accountable for overall revenue growth, client profitability, as well as cross-selling opportunities to the existing client base
  • Implementing policies and procedures to ensure the Client Services team is meeting and exceeding goals
  • Strategizing and executing large-scale client marketing programs for a set of premiere clients
  • Providing executive leadership across the respective client book of business, and developing key relationships with senior executives and key decision-makers on the client side.
  • Collaborating with Strategy, Media Channel, Creative, and Technology teams to develop and implement integrated marketing solutions
  • Partnering with the Agency sales team during new business pitches
  • Providing real-time problem-solving for internal and external challenges that may come up; provide solutions to business and client roadblocks for the agency teams to efficiently and effectively deliver high-quality work
  • Building out team staff plans and collaborating with department leads to determine and optimize staffing needs.
  • Partnering with Project Management to problem-solve staffing challenges as well as to inspire regular communication flow between Client Services and Project Management teams
  • Responsible for the overall career development of the team
  • Conducting performance reviews and creating development plans for direct reports (3-5)
  • Motivating, recognizing, and rewarding outstanding performance both on an individual and team basis
  • Staying current on emerging technology changes and innovations through formal and informal study, business and professional publication consumption, networking, and participation in professional organizations; ensure the Client Services team is educated on this information
  • Participating with the management team to problem-solve company challenges and to work toward the achievement of company growth goals
  • Providing regular account updates to the Executive team

You Must Have

  • 15+ years of experience brand and performance marketing in digital channels – search (organic and paid), social, display, programmatic, and video 
  • 10+ years experience leading and managing a team
  • Experience working with creative and development teams to produce an iterate digital assets
  • Ability to produce cohesive media plans and go-to-market strategies for complex clients
  • Experience managing direct-to-consumer, performance-based media.
  • Analytical and logical; standard strategic marketing skills (competitive assessment, industry analysis, SWOT, etc)
  • Solid and proven ability to lead and mentor a team
  • The ability to work in a team structure that fosters collaboration
  • An energetic attitude and be passionate for your career
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, and work under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

Wpromote is committed to bringing together individuals from different backgrounds and perspectives, providing employees with a safe and welcoming environment free of discrimination and harassment. We strive to create a diverse & inclusive environment where everyone can thrive, feel a sense of belonging, and do impactful work together. As an equal opportunity employer, we prohibit any unlawful discrimination against a job applicant on the basis of their race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, family or parental status, disability*, age, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We respect the laws enforced by the EEOC and are dedicated to going above and beyond in fostering diversity across our workplace.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Wpromote.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. For more information on E Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

USA Only
$90K - $150K USD/Year *

Company Benefits

* Compensation was calculated as an average of similar positions and is not guaranteed.
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