The Rainmaker Podcast

How to Navigate the Transition from Marketing Doer to Leader without the Drama with Paula French

November 01, 2023 Veronica Romney Episode 58
The Rainmaker Podcast
How to Navigate the Transition from Marketing Doer to Leader without the Drama with Paula French
Show Notes

How can you navigate the complex journey from being a marketing practitioner to a marketing leader? In this insightful episode, we explore this transformation with Paula French, an expert in the digital marketing world. Paula has been a steadfast member of the same marketing agency for nearly 14 years. So when it comes to agency life, she's truly seen it all and has advanced to every level there is.

Paula candidly shares her experiences, shedding light on the intricacies of managing client relationships during this transition to a marketing leader. We uncover the critical importance of maintaining proactive communication during internal shifts and the psychological elements involved in role transitions.

Join us for an engaging conversation with Paula French and gain invaluable insights into the journey of transforming from a marketing practitioner to a marketing leader.

Learn more about Paula:

Paula French has developed strategic digital marketing solutions for clients since 2009 when she joined Search Influence — then a 9-person team. Paula contributed to the company’s rapid growth by building and training effective account strategists. She has led strategy on digital marketing for the Center for Restorative Breast Surgery, Tulane University School of Professional Advancement, Audubon Nature Institute, and New Orleans Tourism.

Today, Paula plays digital marketing matchmaker by identifying the right marketing solutions to match business goals to help companies in almost any industry optimize their potential, with an emphasis in education, healthcare, and tourism. Paula speaks about digital marketing in her hometown of New Orleans, as well as on the road, including past panels at MozCon Local in Seattle, Pubcon Las Vegas, and Engage in Portland.

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