STATS is the world's leading sports technology, data and content company. Our mission is to revolutionize the way sports contests are viewed, understood, played and enjoyed. STATS provides real-time scores, historical sports information, Associated Press editorial content, a turnkey fantasy sports operation, brand activation solutions and SportVU technology. STATS is headquartered in Chicago, with offices globally. Learn more at www.stats.com.

Head of Global Marketing at STATS
 As the world’s leading sports data and technology company, STATS powers sports. We are trusted by more than 800 clients around the globe to enhance fan engagement and maximize team performance by analyzing sports data from more than 100,000 games a year with unrivaled speed and accuracy. We power sports on and off the field through data feeds, video analysis, sports content and research, player tracking through STATS SportVU®, and customizable digital solutions.

For more information, go to www.stats.com and follow STATS on Twitter @STATS_Insights.

Job Description

Due to the success and growth of our company, we are looking to hire a Head of Marketing.  In this role, reporting to our Chief Revenue Officer, you'll build and lead a high-impact team across all major marketing disciplines.  As the Head of Marketing, you and your team will play in integral part in executing an effective demand generation strategy, supporting new product launches, developing product marketing and ensuring strong alignment with the sales organization.  In this role you'll have a global remit covering all major international markets.

We believe that modern marketing is a blend of art and science, with a strong creative approach supported by robust analytics to drive optimized performance.  To succeed in this role, you'll need a proven track record leading marketing in a fast-paced, technology-driven environment with an ability to develop and implement a strategy that aligns with the company’s short- and long-term objectives. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop and execute a strategic marketing plan that results in substantial revenue growth for the organization, and continues to build equity in the company’s brand
  • Own and maintain the annual marketing plan and budgets
  • Implement and execute a robust demand generation and lead nurturing engine, resulting in qualified leads and opportunities that translate to top-line revenue growth
  • Direct initiatives to define scope, requirements and processes for the effective execution of a digital marketing strategy
  • Develop collateral, event strategies and web strategies to ensure the success of the brand in the global market
  • Oversee all internal and external communications activities, including press releases, customer newsletters and company announcements
  • Manage the go-to-market launch of new products and assist the product management team with market research, competitive analysis and customer insights
  • Create and implement effective sales and marketing tools, including management and development of sales collateral, presentations, customer success stories and other sales tools to enhance the productivity of the sales team
Skills & Requirements

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, or related field required; MBA preferred
  • 7+ years’ experience managing the strategic development and execution of marketing activities with technology-enabled and data business models (ideally subscription-based); strong preference for someone with international/global marketing experience
  • Proven experience developing lead/demand generation programs and strategies for a B2B data and/or software company
  • Past success leading and supporting new product launches
  • Experience working with Salesforce.com and marketing automation platforms (i.e., Marketo) required
  • Knowledge of marketing KPIs and analytics with the ability to make data-driven decisions
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and business partnership skills
  • Ability to work with all levels of internal staff, clients and prospective customers
  • Experience managing agency and vendor relationships for advertising and PR
  • Strong content/insight development and story-telling capabilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and strong presentation skills
  • Exceptional project management, planning and budgeting skills
  • A strong sense of urgency and ownership over projects and deliverables
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Project)
  • Passion for sports

STATS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

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Why work with us
Here at STATS, we offer a growing, global organization with a competitive compensation package, salary and bonus incentives as well as a world-class benefits package. Our comprehensive health-care plan includes medical, dental and vision coverage, flexible-spending options, short- and long-term disability and company-sponsored life insurance.
Culture
STATS provides matching 401k contributions for retirement savings, tuition reimbursement, generous vacation allotments and flexible work hours given our global reach and the 24/7 nature of sports. Outside the office, STATS regularly sponsors employee activities such as our annual picnic, holiday party and many team-based sporting events.
Perks & Benefits
Competitive Compensation
Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
Casual Dress
Weekly Office Intramural Sports
401(k) Company Match
Life and AD&D Insurance
Fitness Center Access
Company Provided Snacks
Commuter Benefits

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