SR Director Marketing

Major Communications Network located in the heart of Chelsea, NYC.

SR Director Marketing

 

JOB SUMMARY
Directs and oversees the organization’s marketing strategy, marketing policies, marketing budget, objectives, and initiatives. Conducts market research and develops marketing plans for specific products, services, or business lines. Identifies changes in the marketing environment or competitive strategies and evaluates, adjusts, or redrafts the organization’s marketing plan and philosophy accordingly. Overall accountability for the financial effectiveness of all marketing initiatives

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
Develop and lead the execution of marketing strategies designed to meet or exceed customer growth, retention and revenue projections.  Monitor and evaluate results.
Responsible for competitive strategy/pricing to achieve market share objectives within relevant profitability bounds and sets direction for product marketing plans to ensure the achievement of financial/budget expectations and product line strategies. Develops the marketing strategy for the organization.
Formulate, direct and coordinate marketing activities and policies to promote products and services
Evaluate the financial aspects for  Marketing, such as budgets, expenditures, research and development appropriations, and return-on-investment and profit-loss projections.
Select, manage, measure and leverage the engagement of vendors as needed in the execution of marketing strategies.
Use sales forecasting and strategic planning to ensure the sale and profitability of products, lines, or services, analyzing business development and monitoring market trends.
Work closely with the sales organization to generate leads though national, promotional offers and by delivering marketing collateral for use with customers as well as lead a strong marketing communications function for the business.
Direct, manage and ensure the organization’s Marketing brand and brand integrity.
Direct and manage all customer facing communication.
Strategically work with Corporate Communications on the Media Public Relations Strategy
Effectively work cross functionally with all constituencies in the business to motivate and lead a strong market facing culture in the business
Partner with senior leadership in continuing to plan and budget the marketing activities of the business on a national basis and work with direct report in order to achieve marketing goals and objectives.
Perform other duties as assigned

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Skills / Abilities and Knowledge
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Advanced knowledge of company products and services 
Expert knowledge of marketing strategies and procedures 
Expert knowledge of advertising principles and best practices
Must possess proven public relations ability
Expert knowledge of creative solutions, including digital, on-line solutions, and the use of new technology in designing creative solutions
Proven leadership ability
Demonstrated organizational agility
Ability to think strategically
Ability to anticipate and adapt to changing competitive landscapes
Ability to affect change positive results
Ability to work well with people from all levels of the organization, many different disciplines and varying degrees of technical and business expertise
Ability to conduct formal presentations to all levels of management on issues or findings
Ability to make decisions and resolve problems while working under pressure
Ability to prioritize and organize effectively
Ability to supervise and motivate others
Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Ability to read, write and speak the English language to communicate with employees, customers, suppliers, in person, on the phone, and by written communications in a clear, straight-forward, and professional manner
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office

Education
Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field, or equivalent experience, Masters degree preferred

Related Work Experience
15+ years Marketing experience to include   5-7 years Management experience and 5+ years Project Management experience.    Industry specific experience preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS
Office Environment

 
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