Summary of role:
The Dow Jones Partners and Licensing team maintains relationships with Partners and Licensors around the world. This role offers a single touch point for our partners in order to drive sustainable revenue growth via mutually beneficial Partnerships for Dow Jones and our brands, including The Wall Street Journal.
The primary role of the Partnerships Manager is to act as an ambassador for Dow Jones. You will be responsible for maintaining deep relationships with our media partners and content and data providers, helping to grow our reach, audience and influence. The role will leverage cutting edge products & solutions through partnerships focused on common goals and requires both business development acumen and relationship management skills - success will include growing existing partnerships, identifying and securing new partnerships and representing Dow Jones at local, in market associations. You will report to the Partnerships Director.
Role scope/ Responsibilities
Identify and own Dow Jones’ engagement with identified international media firms to help grow our overall business
Drive our audience reach/ brand, and subscription volume, acquire new content to power our B2B products and ensure the value propositions for DJ solutions resonate with partners, focusing on growth while cultivating mutually beneficial outcomes
Responsible for evaluating the suitability of partnerships with media organizations, subsequently negotiating our agreements
Exemplary relationship management skills, helping to retain and increase current partnerships, continuously keeping our partners up to date on Dow Jones and new opportunities to grow together
You will be responsible for executing a territory strategy, which will carry targets for revenue, international subscription growth, new sources to power our B2B products alongside expansion and retention goals for existing partners
You will partner cross functionally throughout our company, keeping all stakeholders updated from departments such as product, legal, finance, marketing, sales, events and advertising
You will work closely with the regional Director for your territory on strategy and negotiation of partnerships
Drive relationships through partnering with relevant associations/ and having presence at local conferences / events (proactively sitting at the table with local media)
You will need to develop a deep understanding of all parts of DJ business offerings and act as a brand ambassador for our professional products and flagship titles, such as The WSJ. This is paired with maintaining an understanding of internal stakeholder strategies and priorities AND publishers priorities to enable the generation of thoughtful solutions and agreements.
Maintain data, contacts and notes in the CRM system.
Must have requirements
Have deep experience with, and understanding of the media landscape. A genuine interest in new technologies that serve these communities is also important for your success.
Experience of managing partnerships across media, telcos, associations and membership groups
Proven experience in business negotiations and internal/external relationship management
A minimum of 3 years experience in a strategic, advisory or relationship management position
Occasional travel may be required.
Nice to have requirements
Cross functional stakeholder management/ influencing skills (internal and external)
Able to build trusted relationships (EI / maturity / confidence /interpersonal savvy)
Strategic thinking / business acumen
Solution oriented approach to owning and accomplishing goals
Strong organizational skills
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Business Area: PIB - CORPORATE PARTNERSHIPS
Job Category: Sales
Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.
This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.
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Req ID: 37784