Director, Marketing Operations

    • Los Angeles, CA

What we're about

IMAX is not your everyday entertainment experience, so it's not surprising that IMAX employees and their careers go beyond the ordinary. Our employees share a passion for quality in everything they do. Our Hollywood people are movie business insiders with years of production experience. Our technology experts are unashamedly geeky - people who can talk for hours, and be riveting, about color gamut and lasers. Our business people are consummate sales and marketing professionals who are spreading the IMAX word around the world.

Of course we offer all the benefits you'd expect from a company with over 50 years of history. Yet, beyond this, we know everyone works differently and is motivated by different things. That's why we offer competitive pay and a wide assortment of benefits - to help you make the most of your life at work and away from it.

As the world's leading entertainment technology company, IMAX has revolutionized the way people experience movies. Specializing in immersive motion picture technologies, our employees are driven by a passion to take audiences around the world to places they've only dreamed of.

Come explore IMAX - where innovation, creativity and passion come together.
Required Skills
The Director - Marketing Operations will lead key initiatives and programs across the marketing team to drive process improvement and service delivery. In this highly cross-functional role, your goal will be to operationalize marketing's strategy, scale the team's operating model globally, and create efficient and effective ways of working.

What you'll be doing:

  • Create, analyze, and optimize marketing processes on an ongoing basis by working closely with the Marketing Leadership Team and maintaining the IMAX Marketing operational playbook
  • Partner with internal stakeholders to build process (including working documents, roles and responsibilities, communication flow, chain of command, escalation plans, etc.)
  • Working with the Marketing Leadership Team, create and maintain KPI scorecards enabling visibility into overarching trends among varied projects and processes to help increase efficiency, profitability, quality, etc. in 'how' we get it done
  • Build project timelines and collaborate with the cross-functional teams on meeting the execution timing on key project activities. Keep projects on task and on time
  • Take ownership of and maintenance of all marketing software/tools for tracking marketing work to help create visibility and efficiency across the Marketing team
  • Monitor feedback from the marketing team to improve process and promote efficiency by analyzing campaign performance and helping Directors with operational adjustments
  • Liaison between marketing and operational departments
  • Strong grasp of collaboration and asset management tools including slack and Monday.com • Excellent presentation, communication and analysis skills • Ability to handle multiple layers of team building and operations-based initiatives effectively in a high-pressured environment • Ability to forge excellent internal communication with team members and able to build excellent professional working relationships
  • Candidates should be strategic, innovative, detail-oriented and resourceful


What we're looking for:

  • Minimum 10+ years of relevant work experience, previous experience working in marketing is highly preferred
  • Proven track record developing and executing change management strategies with the ability to communicate throughout all levels of the organization.
  • Strong project management skills which include delivering all projects on time and within scope by leading and managing cross-functional teams.
  • Proven ability to build systems and operations-based strategies and communication flows that are efficient and drive success for the team
  • Handle numerous projects and worked in the frenetic pace of marketing
  • Managed Operational Process and built road-maps, timelines
  • Experience with marketing technology, operational tools, work-stream management software programs and automation systems
  • Worked in data analytics and operations activities
  • Strong proficiency in standard Microsoft Office software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet Explorer) required


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Self- starter, needs little direction and thrives dealing with ambiguity
  • Ability to forge excellent internal communication with team members and able to build excellent professional working relationships
  • Candidates should be strategic, innovative, detail-oriented and resourceful
  • Proficiency in analyzing and explaining complex business issues and financial concepts.
  • Collaborative / team player comfortable leading as well as executing and taking constructive input from multiple sources
Required Experience
For consideration, please apply online. We thank all applicants for their interest in IMAX but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

At IMAX you'll be part of a culture built on respect - one that recognizes the unique talents of everyone on the team. We're proud of the differences that make us all unique and we support unity, acceptance and equal rights for all. Diversity and inclusion among our employees are critical to our success as a global company.

IMAX is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Job Location Los Angeles, California, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

IMAX is an entertainment, technology, and film distribution company.

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