The Marketing Director will manage and implement marketing programs to support Consumer Revenue efforts.
This position will be responsible for exploring trends, product innovations, identifying new market opportunities, building marketing plans for new launches, aligning with company objectives and prioritizing customer experience.
Support efforts that carry a variety of goals including meeting subscription goals, membership acquisition, and more. Marketing avenues will include onsite promotion, support of paid efforts, affiliate efforts, and third party avenues as needed.
This position is highly cross-functional, working closely with the Product, Marketing, Editorial, Creative, Tech and Customer Experience teams.
II. Essential Job Functions
Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
Partner with the Product Manager to kickstart and lead ideation and concept phase for new product development
Development of business and marketing plans, including value proposition, for products/offers/services
Build data, trend and competition-driven business cases for new product concepts
Lead and own market research initiatives for key launches
Develop launch assets and broad marketing guidelines for new products in collaboration with Marketing and Creative teams
Drive existing product optimization, ensuring competitive positioning and best-in-class customer experience; collaborate with Marketing to drive sales growth of each existing product
Maintain constant pulse of competitive landscape identifying trends, innovations, new products and both current and emerging competitors
Work in collaboration with the GM and Finance to create new product launch forecast
Directly manage Product Marketing budgets
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
BS/BA in Marketing, Business or related discipline; or equivalent training or experience
Minimum 4 years proven successful experience in product marketing and development.
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Passionate about product development and willing to take risks to develop unique product concepts
Ability to think both strategically and tactically with exceptional attention to detail
Highly collaborative and flexible team player, able to adapt to changes
Highly organized and calendar driven, able to handle many competing priorities
Exceptional interpersonal skills for verbal and written communication with executives, peers, employees, vendors and customers