About The Lavin Agency

The Lavin Agency is the World's largest Intellectual talent agency, representing leading thinkers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, consulting and endorsements.

Based in Toronto, over 90% of our revenues come from the US. For over 30 years, Lavin has helped a diverse range of clients find the perfect thinkers for conferences, consulting, podcasts, workshops, and more. We represent authors, scientists, business leaders, humanitarians, politicians, economists, and other remarkable people making the world a smarter and better place.

Position Summary

The Vice President of Sales and Marketing is a key senior management position. You will build the agency's brand, position our clients, integrate the sales and marketing activities, and manage the marketing and sales teams who will execute to plan. You will be an integral part of the executive team that will help shape the future performance and direction of the agency. The position is best suited to a brilliant misfit -- someone profoundly curious, socially and culturally aware, and intellectually restless.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for delivery of revenue targets
  • Responsible for building Lavin brand equity
  • Develop sales and marketing plans with clear objectives and goals, writing key strategies that will deliver results
  • Oversee the execution of the plan monitoring the ongoing plan metrics and progress
  • Manage and enhance key customer relationships
  • Identify and secure new areas of growth including marketing the company's extensive bank of existing content
  • Lead and direct your team deploying resources focused on revenue growth
  • Implement a performance management program for your team
  • Build a high performance and disciplined culture
  • Identify areas for improved process and procedures


  • 3+ years of Sales and Marketing leadership experience at a senior level
  • Proven track record of delivering sales growth and key marketing metrics
  • Proven track record of marketing and sales plan development and execution
  • A take-charge individual who is highly accountable
  • Proven track record in executing key tactics
  • Deep knowledge in social media marketing
  • Experience in developing high performance teams
  • Working knowledge and experience with CRM programs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills


The Lavin Agency offers a competitive salary and extended benefit package in a very exciting industry. The company believes in the well being of its people and strives to provide opportunities for growth and development.

How to apply -- Important information

We will only consider applicants who send their resume and cover letter with VP Sales and Marketing in the subject line. In you cover letter, please tell us about an accomplishment your are particularly proud of, a time when something went wrong and what you learned from it, and about someone you feel is underrated.

Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Additional Information

Toronto, ON, Canada
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