Head - Marketing Communication - eCommerce

Silver People
  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 7-15 years
  • 28 Aug 2015

  • Senior Management-Marketing

  • Internet/ ECommerce, Advertising/ PR/ Market Research/ Events
Job Description

Job Purpose:

Preferring candidates from only Top Advertising firms / Ecommerce industries.

- Build a strong brand with great consumer connect by managing brand communication across all channels, PR, Events and Consumer Activation.

- The role would exclude Digital Marketing but will have oversight on digital advertising content

Principal Account abilities:

- Design strategies for increasing the brand salience in the most efficient and effective manner

- Plan and implement the marketing communication mix across all channels

a) Use consumer insights in terms of media consumption and shopping behaviour

b) Translate them into an achievable roadmap/action plan

- Work closely with external agencies for developing and executing all forms of brand communication

- Oversee all operations of marketing communication activities with an emphasis on process seamlessness, quality, consistency

- Spearhead 360 degree offline & online campaigns for brand building through an optimal mix of ATL, BTL & Digital tactics of paid, owned and earned media

- Conceptualise and deploy impactful consumer activation campaigns using offline and digital

- Responsible for delivering target ROI of all offline brand-building campaigns

- Work closely with PR agencies to maximize visibility and generate 'Buzz'

Core Skills:

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. We require an out of the box thinker with a high innovation quotient. The person should be comfortable working with large amounts of data and have the ability and skills to draw meaningful conclusions.

- Ability to measure performance via consumer analytics and improve results by solving for root cause

- Strong critical thinking skill

- Very good project management skills

- Good team player and the ability to work with a wide cross-section of people

- Impeccable attention to detail, passion for processes and systems

Desired Experience:

- 8-12 years of experience in the marketing function

- Prior experience in handling ATL marketing/ Innovation for a marquee brand - ideally in Advertising / Ecommerce firm. Hands on experience in overseeing large scale BTL programs would be an added advantage.

- Sound understanding of digital marketing

- Should have worked with major advertising and activation agencies in in creating differentiated, noticeable, and impactful advertising for a brand


- Post graduate in business management (marketing specialization) from a premier Institute

- Undergraduate in engineering would be given preference.

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