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Kemper Corporation.

AVP, Marketing Operations

Kemper Corporation. - Jacksonville, FL

Kemper is seeking an AVP, Marketing & Operations to work at our office in Jacksonville, Florida. The AVP reports to the VP, Sales and Marketing and is responsible for managing a group of channel operations and creative services personnel to ensure delivery of the Kemper Preferred business and marketing plans and developing long-term marketing strategies for the Kemper Preferred business. The AVP, Marketing & Operations will work collaboratively with P&C leadership to create end-to-end plans for the Preferred P&C lines of business. Some travel is required for this role.


• Provide operational oversight and direction for implementing marketing initiatives that maximize efficiencies, reduce cost and minimize risk.

• Act as marketing operations project expert, developing requirements and business case documents, prioritize projects, and manage resources across numerous projects at any given time.

• Leads the development of long-term and short-term business strategies at the Kemper Preferred business level.

• Provide leadership to all Channel Operations and Creative Services personnel under his/her purview.

• Work and coordinate with marketing and other business units to establish metrics, goals, and quality control standards that improve performance.

• Able to create and lead others in the creation of holistic activation plans that deliver on the strategic plans that are aligned with how insurance effectively manages their businesses.

• Interacts internally and externally with executive level management requiring negotiation of critical matters.

• Develops and leads a team of marketers to improve their marketing and management competency and deliver desired business objectives.

• Maintain deep understanding of systems and provide data road map.

• Constantly work to improve information flows and processes.


• Minimum 7-10 years of experience implementing marketing programs and leading Marketing Operations/Creative Services personnel.

• Experience managing leaders that partner with agencies.

• Home and auto insurance background.

• Experience managing an independent agency network preferred.

• Proven leadership in driving alignment to strategic brand vision within an organization.

• Strong strategic thinker, with mix of experience in consumer insights, brand strategy, brand management

• Excellent analytical, creative, and strategic thinking skills. Ability to address major business issues and provide thought leadership to the broader organization.

• Flawless communication skills in writing, meetings, and presentations.

• Demonstrated ability to develop integrated Marketing plans. Expert teacher/influential leader in his/her area of expertise.

• Possesses a keen sense of measurement for all activities to ensure results meet business objectives.

• Exceptional communication skills: ability to provide timely and concise program and project status information adapted to different levels& audiences within the organization. Ability to clearly communicate marketing priorities.

• Leadership skills: ability to present a realistic view of the project status at all times; ability to manage and motivate team members towards the objective of the program.

Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.

• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Spending Accounts and various retirement plans.

• Learn and Grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.

• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.

• Balance your life with generous paid time off and business casual dress.

• Protect what you love with discounts on home and auto insurance products.

• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper’s underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers and the 2016 Ward’s 50 Top Performers list of life insurance companies.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.

We value diversity and strive to be an employer of choice. An Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V


8 days 11 hours ago

Kemper Corporation.


AVP, Marketing Operations Kemper Corporation. - Jacksonville, FL, United States


Location: Jacksonville, FL

Company Profile:
Kemper is a diversified insurance holding company with subsidiaries that provide an array of products to the individual and small business market. Kemper Personal and Commercial Lines sells Auto, Home and Package Plus policies through independent agencies. Kemper Specialty California sells personal Auto insurance in the state of California through independent agents and brokers to customers who may have had difficulties obtaining or maintaining insurance in the past. Kemper Direct sells Auto and Home by phone and online. Kemper also offers Life and Health Insurance through Kemper Home Service Companies and Reserve National.