Happiest of New Years to you!

2023 already has some fireworks.

If you’ve seen my latest post on LinkedIn, you might have seen some changes brewing, so I’ll take this week to share some personal updates.

The big news is that I’m transitioning out of my role at Mediaocean, where I’d been spearheading corporate marketing and comms. I’m now actively exploring what’s ahead as potential projects or even something more.

I’ll be continuing to work with Mediaocean for the foreseeable future, and as part of that, I’ll be at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this week camping out at the Mediaocean Retreat (be sure to RSVP). It’s a lounge where you can network, grab a bite, and hear from dozens of speakers spanning brands, agencies, and publishers. There are also partners like Beet.TV, CIMM, Beeler.Tech, and Fastener contributing to the program.

I can guarantee you’ll meet some amazing folks there, and I can all but guarantee you’ll learn a thing or two in the process.

So, if you’re out there, let’s chat.

And what if you’re not wandering the desert oasis known as Vegas this week? Or what if you’re there and run into a couple hundred thousand other folks who prevented us from having a proper conversation?

As per LinkedIn, I have a few asks. Well, two for me, and one for you.

First, how can we work together this year? What do you need? Content? Comms? Some corporate marketing strategy? A few intros maybe? A pep talk? A good latke recipe? If you or someone you know has some B2B marketing need, especially if you’re targeting buyers at brands or agencies, I can either help directly or give you thoughts on who can.

Second, who is someone I should meet? Or maybe there’s someone I should reconnect with? Yes, I’m blessed with a bustling network, but I don’t in fact know everyone, and there are folks I know who I might not think about reaching out to. Any recommendation you have will go a very long way.

And then, my ask for you…

How can I better support you in the year ahead? If you’re on the job search, let me know. (You can also browse my job resources I share here). If you’re looking to connect with certain kinds of people, say the word. How can the community and I help you? Or let’s make it even more transactional — how can the community and I benefit you?

I’d love to chat about all this good stuff and can share my Calendly link if that’s easy, use your link, or just handle things the old-fashioned way by sending 32 emails or texts until we nail down a time. If you’re in NYC, let’s aim to meet in person. I can intro you to some great spots for lunch, tea, or drinks in Koreatown (don’t ask me about the karaoke though — I thoroughly failed the LinkedIn karaoke skill assessment). 

Meanwhile, thanks to the marketing team at Mediaocean and the rest of the crew there for all the collaboration and insights. I’ve mentioned to many people over the past year how there’s an exceptionally deep brain trust across the org, and there are some big things ahead.

You’ll also get to hear more from them, as I’m proud to share Mediaocean be a key sponsor and supporter of the community over the coming months. 

As for me, I’m excited about what’s ahead. Let’s see what we can do together.



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January 5 – 8, Las Vegas
“CES is a trade-only event for individuals 18 years of age or older and affiliated with the consumer technology industry. You are required to upload a photo and must provide proof of industry affiliation. Please have these ready before starting registration. We strongly encourage you to register using a business domain email address or the email address you were invited with. Creating an account using a different email address will not associate you with the group inviting you to participate in CES 2023. Using a business domain and/or the email address you were invited with will help expedite the registration process.”

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Keep checking out the #jobs channel in Serial Marketers for more. You can also see our full list of job resources here. Here are some great opportunities shared in these places or sent to me directly.


Head of Product
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“We’re looking for a Head of Product to envision the future of our platform as we evolve from a provider of e-commerce analytics to the first global commerce platform using predictive intelligence to anticipate, activate and automate our client’s next best action to drive profitable growth. Our technology monitors 70 million products daily, across 900 retailers and 50 countries, helping over 4,000 leading brands optimize search placement, product content, pricing, stock availability, reviews and more. We are positioned well in the marketplace as the only integrated insights driven commerce solution providing customers the flexibility to utilize SaaS, advisory or full-service activation. News outlets, including Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal and Ad Age frequently cite and trust our platform as a source of data for their stories. We have an entrepreneurial culture with core values of TAP; Think Like a Customer, Achievement over Activity, and Positivity is Contagious.”

Senior Designer
Contract to Hire
“If you are a self-motivated designer, who possesses a growth-oriented mindset, enjoys team collaboration and shares our excitement of creating top-quality design work that performs, you might be the perfect fit for a Senior Graphic Design position at TriMark Digital. The Senior Designer will be responsible for taking ownership of a wide variety of campaigns, both print and digital, and ensuring the visual strategy effectively meets the performance goals of our clients. Education & Experience: *BA in Graphic Design or related design field .*3 – 5 years of agency experience with a strong graphic design portfolio that speaks towards that experience .*Design for marketing campaigns across various digital channels including: email, social, display ads, landing pages”


Fractional Chief Marketing Officer
“We effectively do nothing for marketing at the moment. Users are growing organically. We’re seeking a marketing veteran to advise on consumer marketing and branding for a seed-stage fintech startup with tens-of-thousands of users and several million community members. There’s an opportunity for this role to become full time if there’s mutual interest and fit.What you’ll do: *Define the consumer marketing strategy (some B2B marketing focus as well, but initial priority on B2C). *Plan, develop, and help execute this marketing strategy to scale new user acquisition, working with various marketing channels (content/blog, SEO, customer email campaigns, affiliates, paid social, PPC, product-led growth features, etc.). We have a particular interest in product-led growth approaches.”

Advertising Operations Manager 
“H street digital is a boutique digital advertising agency that helps growing startups and sophisticated enterprises scale digital advertising campaigns for new customers, leads, and installs. We are searching for an ambitious ad operations manager who will develop healthy relationships with our clients and maximize output from our advertising operations team. You will have unprecedented exposure to all aspects of a growing business and the opportunity to make a lasting impact on a company. You will additionally enjoy the benefits of personalized training, an accelerated learning curve, and a rewarding compensation plan.”


Also, check out the Serial Marketers job board

Other job resources (see a full list here):

  • Beeler.Tech: Job listings for ad operations, programmatic account management, sales operations, and more.
  • Braintrust: A freelance platform where you are the owner and where freelance talent keeps 100% of the bill rate.
  • Candidate: Featured marketing and sales jobs
  • ExecThread: Senior roles spanning a range of verticals and cities; membership is free but fully vetted (this uses my referral ID to get you in faster)
  • Hearty: Get recommended by peers and be discovered
  • Hue: Amplifying voices of people in color working in marketing
  • Lunch Club: Match 1:1 around predetermined goals with accomplished professionals (free)
  • NYC Ad Jobs & Networking: A popular Facebook group
  • #OpenToWork: There’s a channel in Serial Marketers where you can share what you’re looking for
  • Pocit: A platform connecting people of color with jobs in the tech industry
  • Questions to Ask for a Marketing Role: What questions should you ask when starting a new marketing role or job? 
  • Serial Marketers Job Board: Post regular and featured listings and subscribe for updates.
  • Venwise: Submit your job interests here and get in front of their roster of hiring leads; select “Serial Marketers” under “How did you find us”
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