Validity VP - Demand Generation in Boston, Massachusetts
About the Role
Validity is seeking a VP, Demand Generation to support our next wave of growth. Reporting to the SVP, Marketing and working closely with cross functional leaders, the successful candidate will possess a passion for creativity, operational efficiency, measurability and technical marketing know-how.
This role will leverage Validity?s highly aligned sales and marketing culture to take our demand generation function to the next level. The result? Campaigns that outperform, measurable expansion of our new business engagements, and pipeline coverage that drives revenue growth.
With a primary focus on executing and optimizing our performance marketing strategy, the VP, Demand Generation will select, implement and manage the people, processes, tools and metrics required to ensure a solid return on every effort and investment. Additionally, you will be encouraged to test, explore and grow new demand channels as well as to pursue innovative new ways that get results.
The ideal candidate will be a well-experienced, operational leader with a proven track record of managing marketing budgets, initiatives and programs effectively to achieve new logo acquisition and revenue growth goals. She/he will also be endlessly curious, have deep experience with inbound, SEO, account-based marketing, customer advocacy, and new logo acquisition, as well as have deep technical knowledge of Marketo, Salesforce CRM and the overall martech stack.
Position Duties and Responsibilities
Collaborate cross functionally to develop a holistic, multi-channel marketing strategy that promotes a decisively defined value proposition across all marketing platforms.
Execute programs and campaigns that meet demand/lead generation goals and translate directly into revenue growth.
Take a full-funnel view to testing / learning / optimizing all outbound Marketing messages and materials to ensure a data-based understanding of the best ways to market and sell to each buyer persona.
Drive the operational governance and reporting of demand generation performance, in collaboration with marketing operations, revenue ops (finance), sales leadership and sales operations.
Identify appropriate KPI?s to track and measure effectiveness of marketing programs. Apply robust analysis to derive insights and meaning from the metrics. Drive progress on those metrics by implementing and optimizing resources, processes, and technology.
Elevate our new logo acquisition strategy and approach by personally leading all campaign planning and execution for named and unnamed new logo targets to ensure that we maximize our ability to capture new bookings as efficiently as possible.
Lead, mentor and inspire a high caliber team of marketing professionals to achieve key business goals and career development goals.
Manage the marketing program budget and track/measure the ROI of marketing spend per channel and per campaign.
Utilizing an account based marketing methodology and technology to gain alignment with the sales development and sales team on which accounts we should be prioritizing through this approach and then execute an account based marketing strategy to these key accounts in order to target our best fit accounts first.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education
10+ years owning and managing marketing pipeline creation that results in revenue growth within high growth, multi-product, B2B SaaS companies.
Deep experience operationalizing marketing activities to ensure they are efficient, measurable, and scalable.
Experience using different marketing attribution models to articulate the value marketing is driving for the business and understanding the optimal mix of marketing activities in order to increase the velocity of the customer journey.
Have utilized an integrated campaigns framework or an agile marketing framework to unify the work of the marketing team and ensure we have a strong foundation centralizing and unifying the efforts of the entire marketing function.
Strong budgetary management experience and analytical skill. Experience managing $15M+ budgets. Proven track record of analyzing marketing spend to determine ROI and inform future activities/investments.
Exemplary leadership and management skills. Ability to lead by example and inspire others to achieve success. Track record of attracting and retaining top marketing talent and managing teams effectively to optimize results.
Demonstrated experience with global campaign design and execution. A genuine passion for thoughtful and engaging campaign design and a focus on end-to-end execution
Technical acumen of the marketing systems and processes, with working knowledge of Salesforce CRM and Marketo as well as SalesLoft (or similar sales development platform)
Experience in paid search, SEO, and inbound marketing
Highly creative with the ability to innovate new ways to generate interest and excitement among targeted audiences.
Excellent presentation and communication skills.
For over 20 years, tens of thousands of organizations across the world have relied on Validity solutions to target, contact, engage, and retain customers ? using trustworthy data as a key advantage. Validity?s flagship products ? DemandTools (https://www.validity.com/products/demandtools/) , BriteVerify (https://www.validity.com/products/briteverify/) , Return Path (https://www.validity.com/products/returnpath/) , Trust Assessments (https://www.validity.com/products/trustassessments/) , and GridBuddy (https://www.validity.com/products/gridbuddy/) ? are all highly rated, #1 solutions for sales and marketing professionals. These solutions deliver smarter email campaigns, more qualified leads, more productive sales, and ultimately faster growth.
Validity is a truly unique company - massive revenue growth, top-tier investors, 5-star product ratings, proven ability to acquire and integrate top tech companies and welcome them into the Validity family, winning culture, and a work environment that fosters hard work, trust, and fun.
Headquartered in Boston, Validity has offices in Tampa, Denver, Indianapolis, London, and Sydney. For more information, visit connect with us on LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/validityinc/) , Instagram, (https://www.instagram.com/trustvalidity/) and Twitter (https://twitter.com/TrustValidity) .
Validity is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or veteran status.