Manager, Paid Performance Media

Henrico County, VA
Feb 19, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
Job Description 8115 - Corp Office Canal Crossing - 101 S 15st, Richmond, Virginia, 23219 CarMax, the way your career should be! About this job More than 25 years ago CarMax revolutionized the automotive industry. Today, CarMax is looking to once again transform our business by developing a world-class customer acquisition engine. The Digital Marketing Manager will play an integral role in this important company initiative by leading a collaborative, cross-functional team in our Display and Social Media advertising portfolio to recommend, test, scale and optimize innovative paid media strategies. What you will do - Essential Responsibilities * Develop a vision for how advertising programs will deliver on business objectives and the consumer journey * Proactively identify new projects and independently manage the team's backlog of tests and ideas * Coordinate and share learnings with partner teams, including Marketing Technology, integrated media and other paid acquisition programs * Manage cross-functional program resources to achieve program objectives (including internal analyst, creative, web, etc. and external agencies) * Manage relationships and influence stakeholders, platform representatives and department leaders * Manage up to $10 Million budget accurately and independently Purpose of the role As a strategy manager, you have a critical role within CarMax's Paid Acquisition team. You will help to define strategic direction and dictate pace for a key paid advertising programs - directly contributing with significant corporate revenue and sales growth. You will be responsible for leading a highly-skilled, cross-functional team to use signals to find the right audiences and deliver thumb-stopping creative that motivates car shoppers to buy their next car from CarMax. Successful candidates will have a natural inclination and comfort for digging deep into analytical data and business insights to build thoughtful, innovative media strategies and continuously improve performance. You will manage multiple programs and serve as a go-to expert for creatively-driven campaigns. Successful candidates should thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Qualifications and Requirements * 5-7 years experience managing Google, Facebook and/or other social media advertising for a large brand or agency * Experience leveraging analytical dashboards and data to make program improvements * Experience communicating and gaining buy in for solutions to complex problems * Experience overseeing and managing the work of cross-functional teams * Excellent written & verbal communication skills. Proven ability to deliver messages in a manner that is clear, effective and engaging. * Experience managing multiple advertising programs simultaneously * Internal Candidates: completion of MDP (Management Development Program) About CarMax CarMax disrupted the auto industry by delivering the honest, transparent and high-integrity experience customers want and deserve. This innovative thinking around the way cars are bought and sold has helped us become the nation's largest retailer of used cars, with over 200 locations nationwide. Our amazing team of more than 25,000 associates work together to deliver iconic customer experiences. Along the way, we help every associate grow their career and achieve their best, at work and in their community. We are recognized for our commitment to training and diversity and are one of the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For®. CarMax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Upon an applicant's request, CarMax will consider reasonable accommodation to complete the CarMax Job Application.