ABOUT INFLUENCER MARKETING AGENCY
Influencer Marketing Agency (IMA) is the leading influencer marketing agency in Europe. IMA helps brands engage and activate audiences worldwide through top influencers, such as bloggers, vloggers and social media influencers. Using our unique expertise and network of 20.000 influencers, we develop and execute creative influencer marketing strategies to amplify brand stories at scale and reach billions of people. We have built up a strong international client base with clients like Farfetch, Diesel, Calvin Klein, KLM, Nivea, Tommy Hilfiger, Esprit, TomTom.
IMA is at the forefront of the new developments in digital influencer marketing, and is experiencing rapid growth throughout Europe. Our headquarters located in Amsterdam, overlooking the canals. We have a young, energetic and international team, consisting of 50+ dedicated professionals from all over the world.
WHAT ARE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
We are looking for a Head of Influencer Network who will daily manage a team working on ongoing cooperations with influencers. Responsible for budget, staffing and quality of network & influencer projects. In this position you will report directly into the MD.
We are looking for someone who is passionate about leading and growing this unit and working on innovative and creative advertising campaigns within the influencer marketing field. You will be the main point of contact between the unit and MT. The Head of Network is a skilled relationship builder with deep credentials and a talent for driving partnership initiatives, as well as oversees and helps deliver the kind of communications and strategic thinking that elevates the unit/agency’s quality and efficiencies.
As a key collaborator, you know how to unite and motivate various departments towards a common goal. Daily management of ongoing national and international productions and multiple campaigns.
- Overseeing influencer projects during pitch and production phase;
- Manage a team of 12 employees;
- Gate keeping of the quality during all influencer casting, contracting, management & content creation;
- Pro-actively monitoring influencer expenditure against budget (including responsibility for margins) on projects;
- Overseeing finance of IM Department for company overview for all projects;
- Overseeing the closure of projects – ensuring briefing guidelines & budgets are met by the IM team;
- Strategic planning to move the unit forward and break through in new markets and segments;
- Working closely with Brand Strategy department on strategy and execution for all projects;
- Go to person for all departments within IMA;
- Create a healthy workflow between all departments;
- Research & maintain relationships with talent agencies, both domestically and internationally;
- Create market specialists and expertise teams;
- Managing the day-to-day operations of the Network process from start to delivery;
- Being an ambassador of the business at all times
- Safeguard of IMA culture
- Position requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with at least 4 of those in the influencer marketing/casting field in a manager role.
- Demonstrated experience and measurable success in influencer marketing;
- A strong leader with a proven ability to influence and motivate others at the executive and staff levels while being a team player and consensus builder;
- Ability to communicate conceptual and strategic thinking and plans with executives across multiple business units and able to deliver the company's direction and objectives to a creative staff;
- Proven ability to manage change, and multi-task with parallel or overlapping businesses and/or products;
- Must have extensive knowledge of production, operations, services and financials;
- Demonstrate exceptional organization, communication and management skills;
- Must be self-directed, detail oriented, problem solver with a desire to build a uniquely creative environment;
- Monthly financial reporting;
- Fluently in English. (extra language is a plus)
WHY YOU WILL LOVE WORKING WITH US
- Work at the forefront of new developments in digital marketing;
- Work with a creative team and build innovative campaigns;
- Create campaigns for top tier international brands;
- Good compensation, excellent performance incentives, company Macbook and all the other tools you need;
- Young, talented and highly motivated team; colleagues from many nationalities;
- Fast-growing organization, many opportunities to develop, grow and learn;
- High level of independence and opportunity to build your own success, entrepreneurial spirit.