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Who We Are…

Drive Social Media is one of the fastest-growing advertising technology companies in the country. Born out of necessity to provide the best return on investment for our partners, Drive has developed a cloud-based advertising management platform to achieve better campaign results and transparency while improving advertising efficiencies to stimulate revenue growth...

We are looking for an Associate Director (AD) of Strategy to lead a team of Account Executives who are the primary client liaisons, strategy drivers, and business consultants for our clients. The AD of Strategy will achieve team success through strategic hiring, employee aptitude monitoring, in-depth & ongoing training, and ensuring the proven Drive process is executed.

• Oversee Account Executives, by reviewing, analyzing, evaluating and coaching employees, ensuring each is reaching core KPI's and developing professionally.
• Develop digital marketing strategies for clients
• Implement policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations
• Partner with other departments to share best practices, key insights, and competitive intelligence
• Defend the Drive strategy and process while keeping the pulse of client happiness without damaging the client relationship
• Command your team, inspiring them to design thought-provoking, value-packed creative campaigns that drive revenue, keeping client standards, and the Drive process top-of-mind.
• Conduct timely and constructive performance evaluations quarterly
• Participate in the hiring and training of Account Executives
• Perform other related duties as assigned


The ideal candidate will have/be:
• A people person with a genuine desire to move the financial needle for small to medium-sized businesses.
• 3 years of client-facing, or consulting experience.
• 3 years of experience managing, inspiring, and developing a team.
• 3 years of experience working with a variety of paid media channels, including; paid social, YouTube, display and paid search at a leading marketing agency.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills, with a genuine interest in and curiosity for human behavior and forging relationships.
• Demonstrable experience with digital campaign planning and a solid understanding of marketing and advertising methods and techniques that yield a return on investment.
• The ability to think adeptly around both creative and analytics, and an understanding of how they work together to drive a return on investment.
• A strong grasp of performance media best practices.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to work within a process management system while also proactively identifying areas for workflow improvement.
• Knowledge of Google Suite; working knowledge of SalesForce software is a strong advantage (but lack of is not a deal breaker).
• A true leader who is not afraid to call out team inefficiencies to benefit the greater good.
• Curious and tenacious.
• A desire to work with some of the brightest minds in the industry.

Why Drive Social Media…

Over the past 10 years, we've been keeping up with the massive shifts in consumer attention to online platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, and Google and we pride ourselves on comprehending and delivering the industry's best practices and solutions to our partners.

Come join our 200 employees at AdWeek's Fastest Growing Agency, Inc. 5,000's six-time award winner, and we've also been featured in Harvard Business Review, Forbes, AdWeek, NBC, Smart Insights, Glassdoor, NHL.com, Buzzfeed, Entrepreneur Magazine, Startup Grind, Business.com & Medium Business Journal.

To find out more about us, check out our Culture Insight Video:https://careers.drivesocialnow.com/

• Eligible for full health, dental, vision benefits within the first 90 days of employment
• Drive pays 100% of premiums for STD, LTD, and Life Insurance
• 401k with up to a four percent match after your first full year at Drive
• Agile and fast paced environment
• Parking not included - but we've done the research and can help you locate a spot!

Brand new offices…
• Saint Louis's office is outfitted with a hidden speakeasy (let's see if you can find it)
• Miami has a gorgeous view in the heart of Brickell
• Atlanta office was recently built in January of 2021 in Buckhead
• Nashville's spacious office is 2 blocks from Broadway & Assembly Hall
• Tampa's office overlooks the Gulf from the heart of the Westshore Business District

Drive Social Media does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits
Atlanta GA USA


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