Inspired Marketing: BlackRock’s John Pavlick on Building a Seamless Marketing Operations Team

Inspired Marketing: BlackRock’s John Pavlick on Building a Seamless Marketing Operations Team

To ensure his team was aware of the marketing tools available to them, John Pavlick, VP Eloqua Platform Manager for BlackRock, took an interesting approach. He streamlined the marketing operations team to better integrate them into the organization and built a strong foundation for marketing processes. Find out more about his journey in this episode!

Tune in and Get Inspired to:

  • Add new hires without skipping a beat
  • Leverage new capabilities
  • Do “Demos not Decks”
  • Identify themes across your organization
  • Introduce incentives

Key Takeaways:

 [1:10] Who is John and what does he do for BlackRock?
 [2:50] John shares how he seamlessly onboards new marketers into the team.
 [5:55] How is the division of labor structured with such a large marketing team?
 [9:10] How did John begin to build a good ops team as BlackRock scaled from 3 people to 20?
 [11:05] John shares the types of results he has seen so far due to his very hands-on leadership approach.
 [12:25] What was the hardest part about scaling the team?
 [15:35] John shares the types of technologies he has leveraged to making this project possible.
 [17:40] What’s next for John?
 [21:15] What inspires John?

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By | 2019-05-28T15:01:50+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Marketing, Oracle Marketing Cloud, Podcast|0 Comments

About the Author:

Scott Ingram is no stranger to marketing technology! He's been in the space since 2009 and joined Eloqua in 2011. After writing a successful book on Event Marketing, “Making Rain with Events”, he joined Relationship One and is now the Strategic Account Manager. As if that didn’t keep him busy enough he started our Inspired Marketing Podcast series and is raising two daughters. A true Austinite, he always wears his Rickshaw boots while remaining a data geek with his constant Fitbit data retrieval.

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