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About Jerry Bernhart

Jerry Bernhart, Principal of Bernhart Associates Executive Search, LLC, is one of the nation's preeminent and veteran digital marketing and ecommerce recruiters, and has been called the "voice" of best practices in the recruitment and hiring of ecommerce and digital marketing professionals. Jerry is also the author of the critically acclaimed book, "Careers in Ecommerce and Digital Marketing," on Amazon, and participates in many leading digital marketing and ecommerce conferences. Jerry has been recruiting and placing marketing professionals for more than 29 years.
Email: jerry@bernhart.com

How to Hire Great Ecommerce Leaders

By |2021-05-09T15:40:31-05:00May 9th, 2021|Digital Marketing|

I address many topics relating to ecommerce leaders in this blog. Most companies state that they're looking for a "strong" leader, or an "experienced" leader, or some variation thereof, and pretty much assume that applicants will have the requisite leadership skills. As a recruiter who has specialized in ecommerce and digital marketing since the [...]

What to Know When Hiring an Ecommerce Leader

By |2021-06-06T18:10:51-05:00April 25th, 2021|eCommerce|

Hiring an ecommerce leader, whether it be a Manager or a Director or a Vice President, is a big deal. It can represent one of the most important hires a business can make, if not THE most important for organizations that sell products exclusively online. It will touch practically all aspects of a company's [...]

Digital Marketing Executive Search: Now’s the Time to Pick Up Strong Talent

By |2021-06-06T18:14:07-05:00March 21st, 2021|Digital Marketing, eCommerce|

If you’re a hiring manager, you may not realize it but you’re staring a rare opportunity in the face. Believe me, after being in the digital marketing executive search business for more than 2o years and surviving multiple recessions, a dot-com bust, market meltdowns, you name it, I recognize a good window of opportunity [...]

Digital Marketing Hiring: Transitioning from Agency to Client Side

By |2021-06-06T18:20:27-05:00February 21st, 2021|Digital Marketing|

As a digital marketer, you have multiple options when it comes to your digital marketing career path: Agencies, brands, or going your own way. The go-it-alone crowd is still a small minority. Most marketers will find themselves either working on the agency/services side, or on the client side. In my book, “Careers in Ecommerce and [...]

Recruiting a Digital Marketing Manager? Demand Remains Strong

By |2021-06-06T18:22:43-05:00February 14th, 2021|Digital Marketing|

People often ask me as a leading digital marketing manager recruitment specialist: What type of ecommerce and digital marketing talent are employers looking for the most these days? The short answer is that they’re looking for everything, from SEO Managers and email specialists, to thought leaders who can help transform more traditional companies into [...]

Recruiting a Social Media Manager? Social Media Recruiter Jerry Bernhart Shares His Checklist

By |2021-06-06T18:24:37-05:00February 14th, 2021|Social Media|

There’s a solid business case for social media activity: Consumers like engaging with a “social brand.” A study by Social Media Link found that consumers trust product recommendations from people they know almost twice as much as they trust what they see and hear on traditional media and advertising. In fact, customers are starting [...]

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