What you will do:
â€¢ Establish the account's technical vision and lead the account's technological development including Strategy & Planning, Implementation and Deployment, and Operations Management
â€¢ Materially contribute to the account's strategic direction, development, and future growth
â€¢ Work in a consultative fashion with internal partners (within Acxiom and across the IPG network) as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness
â€¢ Engage strategically with external partners
â€¢ Provide leadership to mid and lower-level leaders/managers in a fashion that supports the company's culture, mission and values
â€¢ Communicate the technology strategy to executives, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders
â€¢ Build a team of strategic architects focusing on business process, applications, information and technical
â€¢ Mentor other account team members to develop more robust skills
â€¢ Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices by attending relevant conferences and reading widely (including reading your peers' blogs)
â€¢ Monitor new technologies and assessing their potential to become new products or services, overseeing the selection of research projects to ensure that they have the potential to add value to the account
â€¢ Ensure the account's internal technological processes and customer-facing services comply with community expectations and applicable laws and regulations for privacy, security, and social responsibility
â€¢ Promote achievement of the company's business goals within a context of community collaboration by developing policies for sharing software code, technological innovation, business processes, and other intellectual property
â€¢ Acts as a good steward and is mindful of revenue goals and budget plans
What you will need:
Bachelor's degree in business administration or information technology or related major or equivalent combination of education and experience
10+ years management or strategic experience in this field; or MBA/MS in related field with 5 years' experience
5+ years in a managerial or strategic role involving all phases of Marketing. Digital preferred
Experience in Back Office systems and knowledge in marketing workflow
Familiar in Front Office systems and how they interact in an omnichannel marketing ecosystem
Keen business acumen and proven executive management abilities based on prior experience
Ability to have effective two-way communication with management and development team
Provide leadership and motivation to the development team via a dynamic, confident and professional demeanor
Experience with startup companies
Proficiency in offshoring and other labor arbitrage tactics
Familiar with multiple currently relevant software development methodologies
Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications
Knowledge of web standards
Knowledge of Internet protocols and RFC standards, database management systems, and revision control systems
Familiarity with technical requirements of Internet marketing and search engine optimization
Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management
Familiarity with consumer privacy and payments industry compliance requirements
Proven Leadership capability
Strong writing and presentation skills
Ability to actively communicate, inspire and motivate all levels of staff
Ability to think and act strategically and proactively
Executive level presence with internal and external champions and partners
Command of technical subject matter at a strategic and tactical level
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
Keen attention to detail
Superior Analytical, evaluation and problem-solving abilities
Understanding of all phases of exploration in a lab environment including but not limited to ideation, exploration, incubation, and implementation
What will set you apart :
Knowledge of Acxiom products
VP or above leadership experience
Travel: Up to 50%
Location: We are open to most US locations for a stellar candidate, but have a preference for the New York & Conway, AR locations due to the client and team interaction required.
Primary Location City/State:
New York, New York
Additional Locations (if applicable):
Homebased - New York
Acxiom is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer (AA/EOE/W/M/Vet/Disabled) and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training, promotion or other employment of associates or the awarding of subcontracts because of a person's race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, protected veteran, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics or other protected status.
Who is Acxiom?
We are leaders in helping brands achieve the number one mantra for every business - know your customer. For fifty years, we've helped marketers deal with a fast-changing future of growing channels, data and technology. By understanding the customer, marketers can communicate with relevance everywhere and drive better customer experiences that build a better brand and, in turn, better business.
We're one of the marketing industry's most experienced, respected and forward-thinking leaders. For nearly fifty years, we've helped the world's best marketers understand their customers so that they can reach people with relevance rather than randomness. Our products and solutions form the data foundation that make it possible for marketers to drive better customer experiences and meaningful interactions at scale across every channel.
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