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Manager, Programmatic Channel Strategy and Partnerships

Toronto, ON
February 3, 2020

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Department Overview

As part of TD’s Canadian Marketing team, the Digital, Social and Content Marketing (DSCM) team is responsible for leading our digital marketing transformation. The team carries the mandate to build the digital marketing ecosystem to enable personalized 1:1 communications at all interactions with our customers. Leveraging a best-in-class content strategy, our personalized communications will ensure TD is delivering breakthrough creative and the best, personalized and connected experience for our customers. The second goal of the group is to drive leadership in all digital marketing channels across paid, owned and earned. This means that we will strive to enable best-practices in each channel, define the leading practices and beat competitive benchmarks. The primary goal of the group is to optimize the customer journey from start to finish, ultimately improving performance and driving ROI in each marketing channel for our business and channel partners.

Job Description

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital Marketing Channel Strategy, the Manager, Programmatic Channel Strategy and Partnerships is accountable for developing strategies and driving adoption of best practices in programmatic and social advertising channels, including display, video, paid social, and new and emerging platforms that can be leveraged to drive media efficiency and ROI. This individual is also responsible for overseeing the success and evolution of our programmatic media and working with key strategic media and agency partners to identify and drive adoption of innovation opportunities aligned to Marketing business objectives. Success can be defined by having a clear strategy about how to move forward will accelerate learnings and marketing ROI across all businesses, enabling both competitive advantage and industry thought leadership in digital marketing.


Programmatic and Paid Social Strategy

  • Act as a subject matter expert in programmatic media channels (Display/Video/Social) for the enterprise, responsible for strategy and best-practices to drive improved performance, supporting all marketing and digital channel efforts to ensure a consistent approach to winning in these channels
  • Owns development and institutionalization of the winning in Display, Video and Paid Social playbooks and strategy
  • Responsible for evolving TD’s programmatic strategy and overseeing execution of media delivery. Key responsibilities include overseeing the success of TD’s programmatic team and developing an engagement model with TD teams (performance marketing, marketing analytics, agencies) that ensures optimal execution of campaigns against TD programmatic strategy
  • Lead the community of practice for Display/Paid Social by educating performance marketing teams on what targeting and optimization opportunities exist within these channels (e.g. changes to bidding algorithms), reinforcing best practices and how TD compares from a competitive perspective.
  • Supports the annual planning process with strategic POV
  • Provide Display and Paid social training and content curation to internal teams and key stakeholders as needed

Media Innovation and Partnerships

  • Leads all POV’s on new tactics and tracks innovation initiatives, with a goal to identify the potential impact to digital marketing programs, highlight roadblocks and prioritize the need to adopt.
  • Manages Joint Business Plans with key digital marketing partners, such as Google and Facebook and internal TD working teams focused on scaling innovation and best practices across teams
  • Work with Governance and Control, privacy and legal partners to educate and assess the risk/reward of innovating in Programmatic & Paid Social

Drive Media Efficiency

  • Own interaction models between performance marketers and our agency to streamline processes and identify cost efficiencies
  • Responsible for ad platform ownership (DSPs, paid social) and overseeing overall account health and optimal setup
  • Champion for media quality by focusing on brand safety, fraud prevention and a focus on viewable impressions. Ensures adoption and adherence to digital advertising best practices to ensure TD is operating best-in-class.
  • Work with our Marketing analytics team to develop incrementality testing frameworks for measuring the true impact of programmatic and paid social channels/partners

Additional Information

  • Minimum five years’ digital marketing experience with emphasis on Display and Paid Social focusing on leveraging data to drive business results (agency experience preferred)
  • Proven experience in running performance marketing campaigns, and driving performance through optimized customer experiences (in-platform experience preferred)
  • Proven experience leading the strategy and change management for digital marketing capabilities, preferably large scale enterprise technology solutions, such as Google Marketing Platform, Adobe Marketing Cloud, or others.
  • Solid technical knowledge of the systems involved in the digital marketing ecosystem
  • Knowledge of digital marketing programmatic and social media platforms such as DV360, Amazon DSP, Facebook and others
  • Superior impact and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to lead digital marketing initiatives and present recommendations to large teams and executive stakeholders
  • Experience leveraging technology to improve capability, drive optimization efficiencies and business results.
  • Strong knowledge of how digital media is purchased and supply path optimization
  • Business acumen: strategic thinking, business process development, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Understanding of financial institutions product offerings
  • Proven interpersonal and relationship management skills, with ability to obtain consensus among multiple stakeholders
  • Strong teamwork orientation and proven leadership capabilities with an ability to work effectively in a constantly changing environment, requiring ongoing. re-evaluation of priorities
  • Business case development and gaining buy-in for investment opportunities
  • Undergraduate degree required, graduate degree would be an asset




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