Director, Marketplace Intelligence
Job Number: FNG0005925
Organization: Fox Networks Group
Job Type: Sales
Location: New York City, New York, United States
Job Posting Date: June 29, 2017

Job Description

The Director of Marketplace Intelligence will be a key member of the Fox Networks Group (FNG) advertising sales team, collaborating with a fast-paced team focused on driving revenue growth through category insights. This role requires a deep knowledge of major advertising categories such as CPG, Retail, Food/Beverage, Pharma or Technology to help develop insights and data-driven marketing solutions for FNG’s largest advertisers.

  

The Marketplace Intelligence team partners with Sales, Marketing, Audience Insights, Global Partnerships and Digital Ad Products teams to unlock unique insights, ideas and innovation for brands.  The Director will work on a dynamic, entrepreneurial team that is willing to go the extra mile to deliver insights, points-of-view and ideas. By developing new analyses, frameworks and category insights, the team will help evolve the nature of FNG’s relationships with the world’s largest marketers. 

 

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Identify and understand category/clients’ priorities, concerns, challenges, and business performance;
  • Lead development of both industry-specific and general market analyses to deliver insights regarding consumer, market and competitive trends, and other data-driven analyses;
  • Educate internal sales and marketing colleagues on the trends and insights that are impacting your assigned category as well as the consumer, and its implications for FNG;
  • Develop smart, integrated, research-based proposals and presentations to enhance FNG’s reputation with client(s) as a consultant and partner;
  • Provide visibility and leadership for the Marketplace Intelligence organization, taking accountability as Category Leader representing FNG’s interests, both internally and externally;
  • Partner with sales and client solutions to develop smart, strategic insights to inform our proposals;
  • Attend client briefings and sales calls to share insights and help pitch ideas and solutions.

 

Qualifications

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, forward-thinking professional with an exceptional track record creating value by facilitating data-driven decision making across an organization and with executive-level constituents.  This individual must be capable of identifying emerging trends, with a demonstrated ability to serve as a strategist in an entrepreneurial, evolving business.

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following professional qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 5-7 years of media and management experience, including traditional and digital media. MBA or Advanced degrees strongly preferred. Brand-level experience in Strategy/Marketing Insights is a plus;
  • Experience working with various consumer insight quantitative and qualitative data sources;
  • Experience and passion for the media industry and major advertising categories and an active participant at major industry events;
  • Demonstrated track record of experience as a competitive intelligence advisor;
  • Knowledgeable and successful in making organizations more competitive in an evolving business environment;
  • Intellectually curious;
  • Adept at identifying risks and opportunities in advance of our competitors.

The ideal candidate will also need:

  • Strong desire to work in a dynamic and surprisingly entrepreneurial environment;
  • Strong leadership and relationship building skills across functions and senior leadership;
  • Excellent communication, presentation & speaking skills;
  • Analytical, self-driven, curious, collaborative and direct approach.

Division Description

Fox Networks Group (FNG) is a primary operating unit of 21st Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA). FNG consists of Fox Television Group, which includes Fox Broadcasting Company and 20th Century Fox Television; Fox Sports Media Group; Fox Cable Networks, which includes FX Networks and National Geographic Partners; and Fox Networks Group Europe, Asia and Latin America. Together these units create, program and distribute the world’s most popular entertainment, sports and nonfiction programming.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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