Indeed, the world’s number one job site, announced that Jessica Jensen will join the company as Chief Marketing Officer, effective today. Jensen will join Indeed’s senior leadership team and report to CEO Chris Hyams. As CMO, Jensen will lead the company’s global marketing programs as Indeed continues in its mission to help people get jobs.
“Jessica brings incredible experience and new perspective to Indeed, and at the same time has a huge respect for everything we have built,” said Hyams. “Our mission of helping people get jobs is central to everything we do. Jessica is passionate about this mission, and will be a vital part of our leadership team. We are thrilled to have her join us as we continue to grow and help even more people around the world.”
Jensen will oversee a marketing function that includes brand, performance marketing, regional and field marketing, and communications.
“Indeed's mission is clear, wonderful and necessary. I’m honored to join the company at a time when people need inspiration and hope to find a new opportunity,” said Jensen. “My vision is that Indeed is known more broadly and deeply for the incredible service we provide to job seekers and hiring managers alike, and Indeed is the best place for businesses and employees to connect and thrive.”
A technology industry veteran, Jensen brings extensive experience in brand innovation and integrated marketing strategies for several global brands. Jensen was most recently part of the Booking Holding family, serving as SVP of Marketing for KAYAK before holding the CMO role at OpenTable. Prior to that, Jensen spent five years at Facebook, serving as Head of Products, Platforms & Insights for Business Marketing. There she led global positioning, marketing strategy and communications of Facebook’s family of business offerings, including Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and more.
Jensen holds an MBA from INSEAD, a Masters of International Relations from UCSD, and a B.A. from Amherst College. She is a passionate proponent of strong women’s voices and mentoring future female business leaders.