Job Number: R50020662
Brand: FOX Entertainment
Sub Brand: TMZ
Job Type: Creative Development, Product Management / User Experience / Content, Digital
Location Type: Onsite
Experience Level: Experienced Hires
Location: Los Angeles, California
Job Posting Date: January 4, 2023
TMZ is seeking an Executive Director, Digital Product Development & Strategy, who will have an influential, leadership role in the company’s growth into a global media company. This role will work cross-functionally within TMZ and across key departments at FOX. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Head of Revenue and Strategy, this role will interact regularly with TMZ’s senior leadership team and editorial, marketing, operations, advertising, engineering, and accounting stakeholders. In addition to having responsibility for the vision for TMZ’s portfolio of digital products, the Executive Director will also have oversight of the company’s business intelligence and analytics, reporting, and business development functions. Additionally, this role will play an important role in evaluating and optimizing key drivers of digital revenue and recommending new revenue opportunities. This is not a Technical/Engineering role.
TMZ, acquired by Fox Entertainment in 2021, breaks the biggest stories in entertainment as only it can—with accuracy, irreverent humor and youthful energy. TMZ connects with the public across its broadcast and digital platforms by providing a fresh, unvarnished, and honest take on celebrities and their real lives. TMZ is the first national television show to launch as an extension of a successful website and now has multiple sites and shows, including TMZ Sports and TMZ Live. In addition to TV and Web, TMZ has an additional way for fans to interact with the franchise — “The TMZ Celebrity Tour.” It’s a show on wheels! The TMZ brand is the most trusted, the most talked about, and the highest quality entertainment news outlet in the world. As the company embarks on its next chapter of growth, recent successes in producing documentaries and specials will be a catalyst to extend the reach, deepen the engagement, and broaden the portfolio of TMZ’s original content. As the company embarks on its next chapter of growth, recent successes in producing documentaries and specials will be a catalyst to extend the reach, deepen the engagement, and broaden the portfolio of TMZ’s original content.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
10+ years of work experience, including experience in programmatic and digital (display and video) advertising and online media
Degree in technology, engineering, or business domains, MBA preferred
Demonstrated competency in online advertising dynamics, trends, and technologies
Strong leadership skills to manage departments and relationships
Exceptional strategic and critical thinking skills
Highly motivated and capable of working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills and effective in interactions with C-suite executives and external partners
Strong analytical / Excel skills, including the ability to spot trends in large data sets
TMZ is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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