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Publication or Company Jumpstart Automotive Group
Job Title Director of Product Strategy
Industry Advertising Agency, Marketing
Salary Very Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location San Francisco, CA
Job Requirements Director of Product Strategy: You know how things work-or how to make them work better. You find solutions before problems arise. You can sift through data and see patterns. You like to spot trends, innovate, and bring new ideas to life. You could be the Director of Product Strategy at Jumpstart Automotive Group.


JOB OBJECTIVE
Set product strategy for Jumpstart's current advertising product line across all platforms. Understand client needs, sales demand, and the capabilities of our 12 publisher partners to create a robust and forward-thinking product line that drive revenue.

FUNCTIONS
- Innovate product solutions, including ad positions, specs, vendors with consideration to both Client and Publisher needs
- Work with the Insights & Analytics team to understand areas of opportunity or concern and innovate or problem solve around that (unsold inventory, demand for certain types of ad units, etc.)
- Develop a clear product roadmap for the next 12-24 months
- Partner with the marketing team to create sales materials that clearly explain all products
- Collaborate with technology to determine which products are built in house and which are outsourced
- Ensure all products are documented and annotated to provide clear guidance to sales, marketing, publisher, and tech teams
- Oversee a Product Manager

REQUIREMENTS
- BA / BS in computer science, marketing, business admin or a similar field
- 10+ years progressive experience in Digital Advertising (with a focus on strategy and/or new product development)
- 5+ years experience managing a team
- Fluency with advertising platforms and technologies (behavioral targeting, ad
- servers, metrics and reporting tools)
- Incredibly clear communication skills and the ability to lead discussions with large
- groups
- Innovative and unwilling to accept "that's they way we've always done it"
- Constant desire to learn, read, research, and get input from others
- Self-motivated and entrepreneurial
- Willing to have some fun at work
About Our Company We hire exceptional people. We want individuals that thrive on being challenged and enjoy an entrepreneurial culture. Our employees are: smart, hungry, humble, and passionate about building a great company. We are part of the iconic brands of ''Car and Driver'' and ''Road & Track'' and connect in-market audiences with our exclusive automotive partners: Consumer Guide, Vehix.com, JD Power Autos, Shopping.com, CarSoup.com, HybridCars, CarGurus, and US News Rankings and Reviews.

Jumpstart Automotive Group has the highest quality audience of car shoppers online. We are committed to maximizing publisher revenue and advertiser results through our innovative products and services, and we add value by improving the effectiveness and efficiency of automotive marketing budgets and becoming a strategic partner through our creative services and market insights. Our customers include automotive manufacturers, regional dealer associations, and the top 100 automotive dealers. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S. Visit us at www.jumpstartautomotivegroup.com or follow us at http://twitter.com/Jumpstart

COMPENSATION & OTHER PERKS
We offer a competitive salary, in addition to a fast paced, social team environment. We have monthly company meetings to share our company accomplishments and innovative thought-leadership. Our offices have colorful and modern open floor plans. We are a company strongly focused on professional development and have an internal Jumpstart University program geared towards orientation and career development. Our comprehensive benefits package includes health benefits, life insurance, disability coverage, and generous paid time off which includes 2 weeks vacation, 4 personal days, 3 Summer Fridays and 9 sick days. Our headquarters are in San Francisco, CA with additional offices in Southern California, Chicago, IL, Ann Arbor, MI and New York, NY.
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