VP of Marketing Leslie Hindman Auctioneers (LHA), one of the nation’s leading and fastest growing fine art auction houses, is looking to add a full-time VP of Marketing in the Chicago office. LHA seeks a fast-paced, driven, and solutions-oriented marketing expert to lead the development and implementation of our strategic marketing plan, helping us to achieve our aggressive growth goals. This individual will lead and mentor a team of passionate and smart marketing and creative professionals. Reporting directly to the CEO, the VP of Marketing will be a key member of the company’s leadership team.
Develop and implement a strategic marketing plan to increase brand awareness, acquire new consignors and customers, and build long-term, profitable relationships. Manage all aspects of marketing including research/competitive analysis, branding, product launches, PR/social, advertising, sales collateral, lead generation, content development and customer communications. Create and oversee the execution of integrated marketing strategies and programs, identifying and optimizing marketing channels, partnerships, media opportunities, etc. Employ measurement techniques to continually improve marketing effectiveness Oversee allocation of marketing budget to meet LHA’s financial and strategic objectives, and ensure spend is prioritized against relevant growth drivers Lead, manage and mentor a team of marketing and creative professionals to deliver best in-class work
Successful candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, communications or related field; Master’s degree in marketing or MBA a plus 15+ years of integrated marketing experience; some client-side experience required Expertise in luxury goods and/or services marketing Strong knowledge of the retail environments and e-commerce Experience launching a brand/service/product 5+ years of experience leading and mentoring a team