Senior Technology Consultant, Digital Marketing

US-NY-New York
Requisition ID
2016-2944
# of Openings
1
Category
Technology

Overview

Senior Technology Consultant 

- ( Miami, Denver or New York)

Acceleration crafts digital marketing capability for global brands and industry leaders. We are digital natives who early on understood the radical impact that technology would have on the future of brands. A rare breed of individuals with comprehensive experience of building marketing capability, driving best practice and implementing marketing technology.

Operating at the intersection of technology and strategy, consumer engagement and insights to build the specific capabilities needed to grow market share and expand global reach. We have a reputation for accelerating value-delivery for brands on the road to digital transformation.  Part of WPP Digital, and with 17 years’ experience, we employ 150 strategic marketing technologists globally.

 

OVERVIEW

The Technology Consultant must be a recognized marketing technology specialist and client lead, with a deep understanding of the marketing technology landscape, the Data Architecture to support it and how to integrate various marketing and other backend systems that comprise the clients Digital Marketing Infrastructure. This will be achieved by providing thought leadership, consultative guidance to both our clients, and the broader Acceleration team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for digital marketing and extensive direct experience within the marketing technology landscape.

As an important member of the Acceleration team, you will work directly with clients as well as other team members to deliver solutions to unique business problems by leveraging your experience and knowledge.

The Technology Consultant must possess keen business consulting skills based on industry experience and will be responsible for assisting clients in defining solutions for their online marketing initiatives. In addition, they will develop relationships with required clients within the client environment and be part of an Acceleration client facing team that consists of Business Directors, Business Consultants and Project Managers. 

The Technology Consultant will also take an active role in creating best practices and methodologies, supporting business development efforts and acting as a thought leader within the organization and in the industry.

The role requires an advanced technical understanding of marketing technology that will allow managing the technology itself.

The ideal candidate would have a background technical application across multiple disciplines including application development, web development, mobile, databases and then have evolved into a more consultative approach including marketing technologies.  This experience should also ideally include on premise as well as cloud based applications.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Engage with existing clients to deliver strategic solutions
  • Support the Acceleration Team with technical solution recommendations
  • Process and technical innovation, most notably in the handover of technical solutions to the campaign services team, which will likely require the creation of new documents, templates, client briefs and processes.
  • Engage with Technical Architects, Implementation Consultants, Technical Producers and Project Managers and work with clients on the following type of engagements:
    • Solution Design and Architecture (Medium and High Complexity)
    • Data mapping and extract strategies
    • Relational Data / Data Schema
    • Active mentoring and knowledge where relevant
  • Technical Lead on client engagements from scoping the new engagement, to creating the solution and solution design documentation
  • Support Acceleration business development efforts by providing market insights and analysis
  • Lead multiple projects and identify additional business opportunities
  • Ensure the highest levels of satisfaction by delivering outstanding service, valuable insights and recommendations to clients

Qualifications

 

 

  • Must be a leader
  • Team player
  • Marketing technology experience in preferably some of the more popular technology stacks including Adobe, Salesforce, Oracle, IBM, Marketto etc.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Digital Marketing background in multiple disciplines including different channels (e.g. email, direct mail, display, social etc.) as well as related activities including CRM, segmentation etc. a must
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and customer schedules with minimal oversight
  • Hard-working with tolerance for demanding and dynamic working environment
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent (computer science, computer technology, information systems or similar degree preferred)
  • Ability to lead and effectively manage technical discussions

  • 3+ years’ experience with programming languages (.NET, JAVA, PHP, JavaScript) including web development experience (HTML, PGP/GPG, CSS, XML, Web Services, etc.)

  • API Programming experience

  • Experience with SQL and relational databases (MSSQL, MySQL, etc.)

  • Excellent English skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment


 

 

 

Please ensure that you are in possession of the requisite documentation to legally work within the country where this position is based. Should you not receive a response to your application within 2 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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