The marketing world is more complex and competitive than ever. New players are disrupting markets. New channels and technologies pose both opportunities and threats, as does the growth in data and analytics. Customer demands and behaviours are changing, with personalisation coming to the fore.
Interim marketing directors bring the skills and experience to deliver key projects and initiatives against this complex backdrop. Many circumstances call for an interim leader, from an expansion into new markets or territories to a merger or acquisition. Interims can be in place quickly – and deliver the outcomes you want on a short, medium or long-term assignment.
At Interim Partners, we have placed interim marketing professionals with some of the world’s leading organisations, putting a wealth of experience and cross-functional expertise at our clients’ disposal.
Why engage interim marketing professional?
Your marketing spend should deliver a visible return on investment. So should your investment in a senior marketing interim. We carefully match experienced leaders to the requirements and culture of each client business, and ensure everyone has a clear understanding of what needs to be achieved. Interim marketing directors are focused on delivering at a strategic level to make change work.
Typical interim marketing assignments
- Interim head of marketing
- Interim marketing director
- Interim manager, marketing
- Interim marketing manager
- Interim sales and marketing director
Key benefits of interim managers
Bringing in an interim marketing director has many advantages. They are in place fast and ready to start delivering straight away. They give you access to outside skills and knowledge – and specific expertise and experience relevant to the challenges you face. And, they know how to enable change and get teams working together in new ways.
Our interims are skilled in working cross-functionally to deliver projects and digital as well as marketing transformation.
Executive search & selection
Our extensive candidate network means we're well placed to find high-calibre candidates when you're looking to recruit a permanent c-suite or senior leadership professional. Wickland Westcott, our executive search business, delivers retained executive-level assignments both internationally and domestically, centring on the recruitment of CEOs, MDs and general managers along with other senior leadership professionals.
Across assignments, we provide up-to-date marketplace insight, making clear recommendations on when to recruit within niche sectors and when to bring in fresh skills and perspective from outside.
Our high-quality, holistic service combines the capability of our highly experienced executive recruitment consultants with in-depth psychometric/personality assessments delivered by qualified occupational psychologists. Our search and selection methodology will ensure a cultural fit and alignment to values and organisational purpose, which is particularly important at a senior level.
Why Wickland Westcott?
- Over 40 years' experience in executive search and leadership consultancy
- Placed over 2,000 senior leaders across industry sectors
- 99% customer satisfaction
- 98% candidate satisfaction over the last 5 years
- Assignment completion rate of 96%
- 95% of candidates placed are still in their role after a year