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VP, Performance Marketing - Gartner Digital Markets - Austin, TX

Austin, Texas

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Gartner Digital Markets is a business unit within Gartner.  Our mission is to help small businesses make the right technology decisions and find the tools they need to grow, optimize, and become more effective at what they do.  The business is comprised of three leading brands—Capterra, Software Advice, and GetApp. For candidates interested in taking their next career step in the technology space, Gartner Digital Markets offers the fast pace and excitement of working for a startup, the stability and resources of a large, established organization, and the opportunity to be on the front lines of innovation in an industry that is always growing and transforming.

Our performance marketing team is accountable for a critical volume of our web traffic and, ultimately, revenue. We’re looking for an innovative leader and true steward of paid advertising best practices to scale a high-growth, world-class marketing program that delivers superior results to our customers.

You’ll lead a team of bright, motivated performance marketers to drive growth for each of our brands, while working to optimize our collective footprint across digital channels. Successful candidates will combine technical mastery with a strategic mind eager to drive results through collaboration across SEO, Product, Customer Success and Brand.

What you will do:

  • Collaborate with site GM Leadership and broader Marketing organization to develop and efficiently execute against our go-to-market strategy

  • Lead our in-house teams in strategy and day-to-day execution of profitable growth, including responsibility for budgeting, forecasting, reporting and objective setting across SEM, digital advertising and affiliate relationships

  • Foster career growth/talent development across functional teams serving multiple Brands

  • Partner holistically with all relevant internal teams to ensure end to end success for marketing programs.

What you’ll need:

  • +10 years of digital marketing experience, with expertise in campaign strategy and optimization, bidding (automated/algorithmic), and DBM. Our ideal candidate will have some agency or strategy consulting experience, combined with exposure to sophisticated in-house operations.

  • A passion for maturing both technical processes and individual human talent

  • Demonstrated success growing profitable revenue at scale through a highly automated, continuously-optimizing customer acquisition function

  • Superb analytic skills, and experience driving alignment across business functions, both within Marketing and across the broader business

  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and lead strategic initiatives end-to-end – planning, executing and delivering results with and through others

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a strong GPA. MBA a plus.

  • This role is based in Austin, TX

What We Offer:

  • Limitless growth and learning opportunities.

  • A collaborative and positive culture — Your team will be as smart and driven as you

  • Outstanding compensation — Plus competitive benefits and generous time off

  • A chance to make an impact — Your work will contribute directly to our strategy

Job Requisition ID:23156

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