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Publication or Company AOL Advertising
Job Title Director of Category Marketing
Industry Advertising Agency, Internet/Online/New Media, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary Very Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Flexible Hours, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Qualifications
•Significant interest or experience in media and/or technology businesses
•Solid marketing and/or management experience, some international experience a positive
•Superior business sense, problem solving, project management and analytical skills
•Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with senior executive leadership
•Proven track record of results, demonstrated accountability for achieving individual and shared goals
•Category and digital media experience preferred
•Minimum of 7 - 10 years of relevant work experience
About Our Company AOL Advertising is revolutionizing the way online advertising works. We operate on the cutting edge of media, giving clients a diversity of means to reach global audiences that consume AOL content on a daily basis. AOL is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to work with brands to move their stories forward given our focus on original content, sophisticated distribution models and social marketing approaches. Simply put, we tell the story, take it places and get people talking.

As a Director of Category Marketing, you will be a senior marketer who knows how to engage advertisers and agencies of all sizes, at the category level. You will be responsible for working cross-functionally to create best-in-class category events, materials, and research. You will need to have a deep familiarity with the consumer technology/online space to take AOL's premium and network assets to market in a way that engages our clients. This person will work closely with our Sales, Property, Product, and Communications teams to assure that we have consistent marketing plans and initiatives.

We are hiring for both the Finance and the CPG categories in NYC. Please indicate which you're interested in on your application.

Responsibilities
•Own go-to-market strategy for category
•Think big to increase AOL’s share in a highly competitive industry Initiate research studies to position AOL as a thought leader in the category
•Identify strategic industry events with sponsorship/speaking opportunities to raise the profile of AOL within the category
•Collaborate with research team to keep Sales abreast of industry trends
•Contribute to product innovation to grow revenue
•Create effective framework and packaging for marketing collateral
•Lead the development, internal alignment and execution of the overall category planning while working closely with business leads
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