Director, Commercial Strategy

Conde Nast Digital New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Cond Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company's portfolio includes many of the world's most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Cond Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Apptit and Wired, among others. Cond Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

Job Description

Cond Nast is seeking a highly motivated Director of Commercial Strategy to join the dynamic and rapidly evolving global advertising business. As Director, you will be responsible for helping to define the Cond Nast value proposition to global clients, advertisers and internal stakeholders.

This includes identifying and establishing CN's position within the context of competitors and larger global market trends, distilling CN's unique selling proposition into a concise narrative that creates wantedness and demand among top advertising partners, and building a strategic go-forward plan for Conde Nast revenue organization.

This role collaborates with key stakeholders across the organization including sales, marketing, creative, data and research, CNE, CNX, communications, business development, edit and global teams to develop macro strategies and positioning that aligns with current market conditions, while emphasizing the core principles of the Cond Nast brand.

The right person for the role is a collaborative leader with experience in fast-paced, creative, and analytical work environments. This position will report to the Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy.

Core Capabilities:

  • Understanding of the global market trends, opportunities, platforms and dependencies

  • Identify and develop macro-company strategies for the revenue organization that have a measurable impact on our business

  • Build Conde Nast POV's around ongoing opportunities and market trends

  • Develop and execute Conde Nast value proposition

  • Ability to derive shrewd insights from market and company data

  • Foster deep relationships within Conde Nast departments for always-on collaboration

Essential Skills &

  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience required in marketing, insights, sales and product marketing; experience of working with global markets preferred

  • Bring a sense of "fun" that inspires others and creates a healthy environment

  • Be proactive, nimble and willing to pitch in wherever needed, as we are an evolving company

  • Work ethic and personality that inspires the best approach to internal and external customer service, demonstrate detailed thinking, exemplify accountability and follow through, prioritize in an environment of multiple tasks and challenges

  • Have experience in working across a matrix organization and adjacent teams; encourage collaboration and ensure insightful problem solving

  • Demonstrable ability to comprehend and support complex business operations and drive efficiencies through process improvements

  • Strong interpersonal skills that encourage team cooperation, promote enthusiasm and motivate strategic thinking

  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Highly agile and flexible working approach

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Cond Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.

Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.

Salary is also commensurate with experience.

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