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Director of Sales and Marketing

Job Number: 19145

Schaumburg, Illinois

Overview

Experian Sales hires top players to create its dream team. We are a group of smart people with a lot of energy. Candidates will be expected to bring their "A" game and be committed to working hard to help our clients take the power of data to the next level. You'll delight our customers by knowing the game and playing with a sense of urgency. In return, you'll be part of an all-star team that rewards its players with competitive compensation plans with accelerators as well opportunities to grow your career amongst our various businesses. Be part of a strategic and innovative team that drives critical business decisions. Come win with us!

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Success Profile

Experian Sales is central to the future success of Experian. Whether bringing our solutions to a new client, expanding our role as a trusted advisor to existing customers or identifying new prospects, you have a critical role to play. When looking for new talent to join our sales teams, we look for individuals with the following traits:

  • Innovation 9
  • Problem-Solver 9
  • Presenter 8
  • Technologically savvy 10
  • Confident 6
  • Independent 4
Traits are on a scale of 0 to 10

Addtional Traits

  • Insightful
  • Competitive
  • Focused
  • Problem Solver
  • Good listener
  • Personable
  • Collaborative
  • Proactive
  • Quick-thinking
  • Communicator
  • Results-drive
  • Team player

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Responsibilities

Description

We are currently seeking an experienced marketing professional to drive incremental revenue through the small and medium business sales channel. The candidate will be responsible for defining and executing marketing strategy along with competitive analysis and comprehensive marketing plans that drive leads and improve client retention and upsell. Candidate must be able to develop and execute new, grass roots marketing ideas, bundle products effectively, and work well across multiple teams: Sales, Operations, Marketing and Corporate agency functions.

Responsibilities include:
  • Develop, plan and direct product strategies for sales channel, by identifying the right targets within existing accounts and prospects.
  • Help develop a strong systematic outbound outreach program for business development team.
  • Develop marketing plays for sales team to execute, including written and phone communications. Plan calendar at least one quarter in advance.
  • Tailor and repurpose product messaging and content to position specifically for small and medium sized businesses.
  • Work with training department to develop and deploy sales training and selling materials for each marketing play.
  • Identify target accounts/markets
  • Identify multi-channel marketing communications strategies– awareness, engagement, nurture, retention – building demand and contributing to lead generation and revenue
  • Plans and executes marketing activities which present a consistent brand experience across multiple channels – web, direct mail, email, events, social, sales
  • Hands-on accountability from planning through execution, reporting, measuring and acting upon results.
  • Regularly reports performance metrics, learnings and recommendations to business partners and management.

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in Marketing for B2B (business to business).
  • Advanced knowledge of Financial Services industry (credit experience is preferred)
  • Strong experience in strategy development
  • Proven track record of driving leads and revenue through marketing efforts
  • High sense of urgency and ability to work well in and navigate a matrix environment
  • Must have strong influencing skills and be able to interface with various functions within the business
  • A bachelor’s degree required. MBA preferred
  • Excellent leadership and decision-making skills

Benefits

  • Healthcare

    Experian offers comprehensive coverage with flexible options for you as well as your spouse/domestic partner and eligible dependents. This includes medical, dental and vision insurance, health care savings and spending accounts, dependent care FSA, health & wellness program, and telemedicine.

  • Personal Finance Protection

    We offer several benefits that strengthen your financial protection such as a 401k plan with an employer match, an employee stock purchase plan, life & additional insurance coverage.

  • Continuing Education

    We invest in your professional future through our education assistance program and many professional development programs. We also grant 20 scholarships to high school seniors each year to children of Experian employees.

  • Time Off

    We offer flexible time off in addition to corporate holidays, sick days and paid volunteer time off.

  • Family Support

    Experian supports your life outside the office with benefits such as our new parental leave policy covering time off for birth mothers as well as birth fathers and mothers/fathers of adoptive or foster children, adoption assistance, and pet insurance.

  • Our Culture

    Experian employees enjoy many other benefits through our employee discounts, company sponsored activities, and flexible total rewards packages. Many of our office locations provide onsite amenities such as fitness centers, game rooms, cafeterias and free snacks in break rooms. We support work/life balance with convenient offices in several metropolitan locations and flexible work arrangements when possible.

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Quote

“The support you receive when on-boarding and the commitment to human development has been excellent and probably the best I’ve experienced in my professional career.”

Peter Moraga, Senior Account Executive - Fraud and ID

“I have never seen a more supportive sales culture. With the dedicated marketing resources and continuous training, it’s a culture with high expectations with the tools and resources to help you achieve.”

Sam Hubbard, Account Executive - CU Vertical

“If you want to join a high integrity, world-class organization that allows you the creative freedom to take your ideas and visions and to implement them, then Experian might be for you.”

Victor Grigaliunas, Sales Director

“My role is challenging, which keeps things new and interesting. The rewards and accolades are nice, and the company does a great job recognizing hard work and a job well done.”

Connor Reilly, BIS Hunter

“I am an Account Manager within CIS. I manage hundreds of accounts across every industry and product group that Experian offers to cross sell, which will further benefit my client’s bottom line revenue.”

Amber Banks, Account Manager

“Experian is very focused on growing and retaining talent by offering as many opportunities as possible to those seeking it. My three years with Experian are testament to that, with my move to Boston from London being a prime example!”

Brolin Rodrigues, Sales Engineer

“Experian embodies the phrase “pay it forward” in that every person I have worked with, whether they have been here for 20 years and are at the top or have been here for 4 months, is willing to take time out of their day to help you in any way they can.”

Grace Jakubowski, Account Executive - Growth Channel/Core Team

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