Director, Strategy & Growth - RetailMeNot

Business Development Remote - United States


Description

Strategy & Growth Director

Position Overview:

This role sits with Ziff Media Group, a subsidiary of Ziff Davis, Inc. ZMG is a leading digital media company that owns and operates premium digital brands in the tech, entertainment, and lifestyle verticals, such as: Mashable, PCMag, RetailMeNot, Offers.com, and Askmen. Collectively, our brands reach 110M users each month.

We are seeking a highly motivated person to join our team to help us develop, analyze, and execute organic / inorganic growth strategies for our portfolio.

The Strategy & Growth Director will support ongoing priorities in our team’s responsibilities, which can be broken out into three major drivers of growth:

  1. Business Unit Strategy (e.g., organic growth planning, content monetization, etc.)
  2. Business Development (e.g., new product development, partnerships, etc.)
  3. Corporate Development (e.g., M&A sourcing, target due diligence, etc.)

Ideal candidates are persnickety self-starters capable of owning projects from start-to-finish and have a good understanding of the key social-media platforms, common digital-media revenue streams, and major players in our industry.   This role will report into the VP of Strategy & Growth.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Authorization to work in the United States
  • B.S. or B.B.A (preferred in Economics, Business / Management, Finance, Media / Entertainment management)
  • Strong analytic and negotiation skills
  • Ability to operate at the highest level of strategic thought and lowest level of detail
  • Grit - we expect this person to enthusiastically contribute to the team’s responsibilities in multiple capacities as workstreams ebb and flow across areas of expertise, and areas where less familiar

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Digests new things quickly, distills to highest themes/connections/priorities
  • Curious, and adept at drawing connections between ideas, streams of work etc.
  • Adaptable, and excited by the opportunity to tackle shifting priorities
  • Autonomous problem solver, with a willingness to leverage subject matter experts where helpful
  • Concise written / verbal communicator
  • Desire to develop junior team member(s) and mentor other individuals in the company
  • Experience in affiliate marketing and or media a plus, but not required

**ZMG is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

We have phenomenal benefits!

  • Health (including mental health and LGBTQA+) benefits.
  • Pet insurance
  • Open PTO policy
  • WFH office supply stipend
  • Reasonable accommodations for employees for applicants and qualified employees with disabilities
  • Parental leave 

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