Facebook Director of Creative Agency Partners, EMEA in London, United Kingdom
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.
Facebook is seeking a Director to oversee our Creative Agency Partner function in EMEA, currently comprised of 12 staff across 8 markets. This person will be responsible for deepening our relationships in EMEA with creative agencies, helping them transform their mobile creative skills, and improving client’s business outcomes using the Facebook family of apps and services. The candidate must have extensive experience working with creative agencies, and will deepen the relationships between the creative ecosystem and Facebook. This role will interact with C-level creative industry leaders and will require a range of experience across agency functions including planning, strategy, creative, and production. **This role will work across a broad range of functions inside Facebook (Creative Shop, sales teams, marketing, measurement) and will require strong collaboration skills. Success in this role will both help our partner creative agencies transform and grow their business, while advancing Facebook’s goal of driving maximum ROI for advertisers.
Build, inspire, train and manage a talented, motivated, highly consultative team of Creative Agency
Partners across EMEA. Guide culture of the team and deepen sense of community.
Prioritize go-to-market by countries, agencies, and clients for both current and future hires. Define and manage KPIs.
Ensure consistent delivery across markets by training staff, driving consistent service levels, and sharing best practices
Establish leadership-level advertising agency relationships with the agency CEOs with a focus on driving agency transformation and growth
Possess an industry POC that helps shape our client’s businesses and develop appropriate solutions to meet their needs
Work collaboratively with multiple Facebook teams (e.g. marketing, sales teams, measurement) to develop necessary assets (e.g., content, training materials) that drive results
Assess training and development needs for creative agencies and collaborate with our internal training teams to build an agenda and program that delivers on industry needs
Champion the importance of creative agencies inside Facebook
evangelize Facebook with agencies, clients and relevant industry associations, ensuring a mutually beneficial relationship
BA/BS degree or equivalent
master’s degree a consideration
15+ years experience either inside agencies or in an agency-facing sales/development role
Leadership experience in building, training, coaching and developing team including providing coaching and mentoring to other Team Leads
Proven track record of managing change management programs with experience leading, supporting and managing these to a conclusion
Proven experience building relationships at the leadership level across the business both internally and externally
Applied experience in defining the strategy and execution of digital marketing campaigns
Experience working across EMEA, particularly as relates to the cultural differences across markets