Digital Marketing Director EMEIA

London, UK Marketing Full-time
Cision Ltd is a leading global provider of innovative earned media software and services to public relations and marketing communications professionals. Cision’s Communications Cloud platform allows users to identify key influencers, craft and distribute strategic content, and measure meaningful impact of PR and Communications Teams’ campaigns. Cision has over 4,500 employees with offices in 23 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information about our products and services, visit and follow us on Twitter @Cision.
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The Director of Digital Marketing Director EMEIA will develop and oversee initiatives that efficiently generate sales-ready leads through digital marketing programs.

The Director of Digital Marketing will:

·       Expand Cision’s reach through SEO, SEM, programmatic and influencers
·       Encourage engagement through digital content, retargeting, marketing automation and on-site optimisation.
·       Exploit data structuring tactics to drive revenue growth
·       6C’s Modelling of technology
·       Provide strategic leadership

What are we looking for?

  • Leadership of the performance marketing (SEM, programmatic, paid social through LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and retargeting) department including allocation of budget, development of approach and optimisation of spend
  • Specification and distribution of content to improve and maintain organic search engine ranking for keywords
  • Pillar Paging content for best practice SEO ranking and creating “evergreen” content
  • Refine, implement and lead the key strategic UK and EMEIA Digital Strategy, with specific focus on Cision’s UK digital transformation, fully integrating the philosophy of right customer, with the right content & the right channel at the right time
  • Marketing automation by building a customer management capability, automated and triggered communications and removing friction from the buying process through the application of appropriate technology
  • Measurement, analysis and optimisation of the marketing department’s effectiveness to guide Cision’s commercial efforts
  • Embed positive change and customer digital engagement philosophies, and practices
  • Develop creative approaches to engage prospects so they are sufficiently engaged to have a valuable conversation with sales
  • Additional opportunities lie in the optimisation of cross-selling, incremental sales and consumer loyalty.

Essential Skills and Experience

  • Customer-centric: the ability to understand and support the prospect in their buying decision with 4-years’ experience researching and mapping journeys 
  • Consultative: the ability to structure problems, manage projects to tight timeframes and provide clear and structured communication with 4 years’ experience in a consulting role
  • Innovative: a thinker able to implement creative ideas with a proven track record in delivering improvements in customer journeys and ABX 
  • Analytical: able to draw insight from raw information with further abilities to understand the nuances of the EMEIA region
  • Persuasive: understand the techniques and methods required to lead prospects through the buying process
  • Marketing Technology: a working knowledge of all key elements of the marketing tech stack with recent hands-on experience of building out digital marketing infrastructure
  • Team Management: the ability to create and maintaining a highly motivated high performing team

What you will get

  • Career progression opportunities
  • Dental and healthcare plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Cision Extras – retail discounts
  • Learning Portal
The standard working hours will be 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17:30  excluding one-hour unpaid lunch break per day.

If this sounds like you and you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this role, we want to hear from you!


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