Dow Jones Executive Director, Strategic Planning & Delivery in NEW YORK, New York

Job Description:

The Exec Dir, Strategic Planning & Delivery is a senior operations leadership role within Dow Jones. This role will help lead and transform the media operations function. This role will report to the VP, Strategic Planning & Delivery and will be based in New York.

Strategic planning & pricing and campaign performance are key responsibilities for this role. Post-sale digital operational activities will need to be refined to ensure our systems and processes and best-in-class while constantly evaluating the latest developments in ad tech. Key to success will be driving a strong digital and client-focused pre- and post-sale culture that increasingly looks to technology and automation to enhance revenue potential and efficiently serve our client base.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the integrated Planning/Pricing and Revenue Operations teams

  • Develop, hire and grow a team and associated processes for handling our most strategically important, high-touch/highest value clients

  • Foster a fast-paced culture that thrives on flawless delivery of both print and digital campaigns

  • Help transform the team to become a future-focused digital powerhouse, meeting the customer need for simplicity and transparency

  • Assist the VP, Strategic Planning & Delivery to drive automation and standardization wherever possible across operations

  • Develop pricing and packaging strategies and inventory controls

  • Work with VP, Strategic Planning & Delivery and Director, Ad Ops to drive positive programmatic evolution

  • Work closing with site Product teams to represent the Strategic Planning & Delivery perspective for new business initiatives, including the launch of new products

  • Deliver consistent campaign performance that drives real customer value

  • Utilize data and analytics to drive positive outcomes for our clients and increase renewal rates

  • Be a thought leader and early adopter of Ad Tech, partnering with the SVP, Ad Technology as required

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 5-10 years of experience managing both pre- and post-sale operations for a digital and print publisher

  • Significant revenue management experience, including media planning, pricing, digital operations and campaign performance

  • Have managed large scale process and technology transformations within media companies

  • Client-focused mentality, drive to deliver results

  • Holistic perspective and ability to formulate a new strategy

  • Deep understanding of media sales and operations

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Business Area: REVENUE - MEDIA

About Us

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

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