Bristol / Remote
£Basic, Comm, Share Options
Incredible opportunity for an experienced Managing Director to join PracticeWeb, part of the Sift Group.
Lead a well-established and talented team through the next phase of the journey.
Bristol based with hybrid working available.
PracticeWeb was set up in 1999 with a mission to help small to medium-sized Accountancy firms in the UK grow. Fast forward to today and we’re a team of 30 digital experts delivering outstanding digital marketing results to over 500 clients throughout the UK.
Financially we’ve never been stronger, technically we’ve developed an incredible platform, all whilst adapting our service offering as the digital marketing world evolves at pace.
We are now searching for a Managing Director to lead the PracticeWeb team through a period of growth, defining the vision, strategy and direction, with the intent of driving value and growth in the agency business over the next 3 years.
What you’ll be doing
As Managing Director you’ll deliver against three core metrics.
An exceptional leader, you’ll bring clear vision, communication and engagement, ensuring the teams
and management have clarity on the direction, goals and ambition. You’ll support and develop a high performing management team, promoting a strong ethic of accountability and performance management. Throughout the wider business you’ll hire, retain, support and develop talent, ensuring a performance driven culture, where standards are high, is delivered at all times.
Commercially you’ll manage the P&L, driving new revenue/sales, ARPC and lifetime value of clients, to enhance value and hit agreed revenue and EBITDA budgets. Aligning sales, marketing and client
retention strategy. You’ll provide regular reports to the board, overseeing customer spend and yield pricing to maximise profitability. A strategic thinker you’ll be able to spot opportunities and integrate them into a progressive business model with the support of marketing and new business. It goes without saying that
customer success and service is second to none.
You’ll lead client marketing performance, ensuring that the PracticeWEB content, delivery and success teams deliver compelling and value-driven campaigns and a product lifecycle for Horizon, all of which are aligned to commercial drivers. This will require a strong focus across product, data, and technology.
What experience you’ll need to apply
You’ll have extensive experience working within a creatively lead digital agency environment, having worked for organisations with teams larger than 30 people and thriving off the energy that agency life brings.
You’ll have extensive experience managing businesses at Director / Managing Director level, delivering on key strategic objectives and reporting to a board.
Leadership, to you, feels natural. You’re able to provide clear, consistent guidance, honest
feedback and inspire and motivate teams and individuals.
You’re able to challenge, and be challenged. You thrive with a strong team around you and
relish the opportunity to work with exceptional senior leaders and peers.
You have a thorough and extensive experience of modern marketing strategy, and will be well
versed in digital marketing nomenclature.
You’re excited about the prospect of growing an established and growing marketing agency.
What you’ll get in return for your talents
A base salary in line with your experience, an additional £25k OTE via company bonus scheme, EMI equity share scheme, flexible working with 1/2 days in the office each week, 5% pension contribution matched by Sift, 4 x salary life assurance, Basic BUPA health cover and Laptop, Phone etc.
We have chosen to work with our friends at ADLIB who are managing the recruitment process for this hire. Please get in touch with Nick Dean to discuss the role. Please note that any candidates that approach PracticeWeb directly will be forwarded to ADLIB for consideration.