DANIEL JAMES EVANS
A Work Timeline
- Chief Marketing Officer N2Growth
Dan Evans serves as Chief Marketing Officer at N2Growth, a global leader in executive search, leadership development and business transformation. With 50 locations across The Americas, Europe, MENA, and APAC, N2Growth is known for their "next practices" approach in helping clients unlock value within their talent ecosystem. In 2019, N2Growth was ranked by Forbes in the top 10 executive search firms globally and has been consistently named to Forbes list of America's Top Management Consulting Firms.
- Director of Social Business Strategy at USAA
to April 2019
Dan served as Director of Social Business Strategy in Enterprise Strategy and Marketing (ESM). He leads a team of enterprise consultants who engage lines of business to bridge internal and external social initiatives, conduct research, deploy social capabilities and leverage data to create shared value for all stakeholders.
Dan was responsible for overseeing the development of various social media strategies, coordinating with leaders to ensure effectiveness and alignment with enterprise brand strategy.
- SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING DIRECTOR, United States Marine Corps
to Nov 2016
Improved awareness, lead generation, marketing and recruiting goals by developing an employee advocacy program garnering earned media through organic conversations both online and offline. Using social media, Marine Corps recruiters are trained on social selling techniques to better connect with their target market.
Collaboratively developed a cross-functional social networking policy for recruiting.
Established governance and monitoring tools to ensure branding alignment.
Built 180 Facebook Pages for storefront Marine Corps recruiting offices across the Western U.S.
Educated, trained, empowered over 1000 Marine recruiters as brand advocates on owned social media channels.
Overcame a lack of an advertising budget by implementing an organic visual strategy to connect with our target market and influencers.
Increased training accessibility by developing and fielding mobile friendly correspondence training.
Boosted applicant engagement by standardizing conversational copywriting for recruiters use when prospecting and converting leads into the recruiting pipeline.
Implemented tools to capture leads and measure lead generation results.
- MANAGING PRINCIPAL, Dan Evans Properties LLC.
- Residential real estate property acquisition, leasing, and management.
- SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIST, United States Marine Corps
to October 2013
Built end-to-end social media strategy spanning across five states and multiple site locations to increase talent acquisition for a unique market. Developed a curriculum and trained hundreds of Marines to use social media to better reach and sell, meet recruiting quotas and streamline customer service.
Recruiters are able to use social media to contact prospects faster and more efficiently through lead generation, inbound marketing, and social selling techniques.
Implemented innovative techniques to increase the effectiveness of recruiting leaflets, sponsored events, and services.
Orchestrated and managed top-to-bottom social media campaigns, including online advocacy, public relations, editorial composition, community outreach, promotions, etc.
Re-calibrated national strategies and staff training based on insights gained from regular analysis of activities vis-a-vis changes in social media tools, trends, and applications to increase brand campaign effectiveness in real time.
- SENIOR MANAGER, RECRUITING United States Marine Corps
to October 2013
Promoted three years ahead of peers and built a winning team through training, mentoring, and leading six Marine Corps Recruiters in three storefront offices spread out in a territory over 48,500 square miles. Collectively we served and exceeded recruiting quotas while building strong and lasting relationships with the community.
Achieved 122% of contracting quota from October 2010 - October 2013
In 2012, commended as the best recruiting team in the territory, exceeding quota by contracting 119 applicants to serve in the United States Marine Corps.
Personally commended for exemplary leadership as Recruiting Supervisor of the Year in 2012.
Autonomously led recruiters in a stressful and high visibility environment without direct supervision from senior staff.
Certified military occupational specialty as a Marine Corps Career Recruiter 8412
Developed a keen awareness of clerical systems, attention to detail and processes to efficiently manage the responsibilities leading a team to administratively prepare an average of 50-70 inductees for boot camp at any given time.
Responsible for quality control and supervising job contracts, background checks, privacy, personally identifiable data, and screening applicants for qualification to serve in the Marines.
Prepared hundreds of future Marines for the rigors of boot camp by implementing a program to improve mental stamina and physical endurance.
Trained recruiters to screen, prospect, and sell with interpersonal communication skills.
- RECRUITER, United States Marine Corps
to September 2008.
Represented the United States Marine Corps by prospecting and selling need based military enlistment opportunities to highly qualified applicants. Personally led and mentored inductees to physically and mentally withstand the rigors of Marine Corps boot camp.
- Demonstrated a strong work ethic learning a new and demanding job by tirelessly working an average of 90 hours per week.
- Recognized by territory leadership for consistently overachieving quotas as Rookie Recruiter of the Year in 2007.
- Volunteered for increased leadership and responsibility by taking ownership of all recruiting operations in the absence of the Talent Aquisition Manager.
- Developed an attention to clerical detail by processing applicant documents, handling sensitive data, and legal documents for recruiting applicants into the U.S. Marine Corps.
- Connected with key influencers to bridge gaps and built relationships to enhance recruiting through the use of interpersonal communications skills.
- Engaged in military public relations through schools, community, and other local governmental agencies.
- SALES MANAGER, Beyond Fitness
to March 2005
Led a team of 8 personal trainers & 4 sales executives in daily operations with clients including prospecting, selling, customer service, and b2b relations.
- INFANTRY RIFLEMAN, United States Marine Corps Reserve
to March 2005
Worked maturely with other young Marines training and executing tactical operations. As a young Marine, I was able to develop cognitive decision making skills and developed a unique team based leadership style.