Vice President of Marketing – Columbus, GA

MarketPro, the leading marketing executive search firm has partnered with one of the nation’s top outdoor lifestyle brands. Together we are looking for a dynamic Vice President of Marketing to elevate the brand through multiple channels. Reporting to the COO, this B2C outdoor enthusiast will be a player-coach, a brilliant strategist, and a proven executor.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Working with the executive team, the VP develops short- and long-term strategies and goals to meet specified targets.
  • The VP is responsible for developing and overseeing the marketing budget and implementing marketing strategies.
  • Supervises the development of marketing materials to maintain a consistent brand and enhance the company’s image and public awareness.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills are required but must be equally comfortable taking initiative and operating in a hands-on manner.
  • Capable of handling multiple projects at once and operating effectively in a high-pressure environment.
  • Must evaluate market conditions. Keep up-to-date on marketing trends and demographics of customers. Develop benchmarks to measure effectiveness, communicating with the executive team.
  • Additional responsibilities are online marketing, events, public relations, direct marketing, advertising campaigns, and creative services.
  • Manage trade show booth to include design and set up. Ensure trade show readiness to include advertising, promotions, corporate show theme, and materials.
  • Identify and capitalize on value partnerships, whether Licensing or Sales related – or both. Work with appropriate Team members to prepare, meet, and sell these partnerships. Travel as necessary.
  • Must have a deep interest in the evolution of the digital media landscape and how that change affects consumer behavior.
  • Perform additional duties as needed.


  • Leadership
  • Organization
  • Critical Thinking
  • Digital & Traditional Marketing


  • Bachelor’s Degree (post-graduate degree in marketing/design)
  • 10+ years of experience in a senior marketing position.
  • Other requirements may include a proven track record of developing effective marketing strategies and meeting targets, and strategic planning, and public relations experience.

posted by Melissa Van Rossum

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This is a full-time direct hire.