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VP, Marketing

Marketing | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Turn

Turn was founded to bring the efficiencies of search to digital advertising and empower the world’s premier advertising agencies and brands to reach custom audiences at scale. We are a software and services company with the industry’s only end-to-end platform for delivering the most effective data-driven digital advertising in the world. Our technology infrastructure, self-service interface, optimization algorithms, real-time analytics, and interoperability represent the future of media and data management. The company is based in Silicon Valley with locations in New York City, Charlotte, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.

Position Summary

The VP, Marketing, reporting to the CEO, drives and manages the entire range of marketing initiatives including strategy, branding, messaging, sales promotion and sales activities, trade events, advertising and public relations.  The ideal candidate has the strong project management and organizational skills required for executing the tactical projects as well as the marketing sensibility and experience to envision and articulate the strategic brand direction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead all aspects of corporate communications, public, press and industry analyst relations, website and online marketing, branding, tradeshow participation, high profile speaking engagements including managing external providers
  • Provide the sales team with the necessary marketing support and collateral materials
  • Prioritize multiple tasks effectively and perform a variety of deadline-driven projects
  • Actively participate in company and product positioning and messaging
  • Provide connectivity between business units / product marketing to ensure consistency and effectiveness


  • Must Have - 7 years experience in an online advertising leadership role (advertising/ad network/applications/SaaS business model)
  • Ability and desire to lead both higher level strategic initiatives including branding and messaging as well as numerous tactical projects like customer events and trade shows
  • Bright, creative, strategic, hands-on, collaborative, driven and proactive
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment in a highly organized manner
  • Ability to handle multiple time-sensitive initiatives and competing priorities
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, presentation and analytical skills
  • Goal oriented, self-directed and self-motivated within a team environment
  • Bachelor Degree with a focus on marketing, communications and/or journalism.

Required Education

  • BA in Marketing or related field; MBA desired.

Personal Characteristics

You have an uncanny ability to set an idea in motion and drive it to ultimate success. A desire if need be to get your hands dirty and be a “doer”.

You have the discipline required to proactively envision the future of our company and industry. You wake up every morning with an overwhelming sense of ownership and truly believe your role in the “big” picture is extremely vital to the success of our mission.

You are a creative thinker with superior collaboration ability.

You are a thought leader with a clear vision, vivid picture of where to go, as well as a firm grasp on what success looks like and how to achieve it.

Effective Communicator & Relationship Builder
You are well networked with deep industry and trade press contacts, and put great effort into fostering relationships with relevant media.