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Director of Audience Engagement

Publication or Company 
Industry  Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Social Media
Salary Negotiable
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health, Profit-Sharing, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Summary
The Director of Marketing (Audience Engagement) is primarily responsible for developing strategies to grow our communities across multiple platforms (including web, social networks, email, and video platforms) and executing those strategies, as well as developing and managing relationships with our best readers and raising the profile of the publication. He or she reports to the Editor in Chief and works very closely with the editorial and distribution teams.

Roles and Responsibilities
Raises profile of the Daily Dot and its writers within the communities reported on
Increases size of loyal reader cohorts on a month-over-month basis
Develops practices for reliably promoting big and small key content packages as well as regularly engaging key community members
Raises general profile of the Daily Dot, online and off
Works with marketing to develop audience research/segmentation and a regular practice for improving it
Develops a top- performing audience engagement team
Stays current with the latest social media trends and developments
Increases the audience of newsletters and maximizes their potential

Required Skills and Experience
At least 3-5 years of relevant experience
Proven track record developing, maintaining and analyzing audience engagement initiatives across several key platforms/mediums
Knowledge of how to attract and retain readers across multiple demographics
Skill in leading employees and delegating work
Experience in several aspects of Audience Engagement, including:
Social programming, from strategy and scheduling to creating individual posts and broad, transmedia content packages
Online community management and measurement
Organic social media promotion and measurement
Audience segmentation and market research
Data analysis and experimentation
Alpha consumer engagement strategies

Desired Skills and Experience

Growth marketing
Experience in communications, public relations and outreach
Experience in partnership development and content syndication
Skill in A/B testing
About Our Company The Daily Dot Is the definitive source for Internet news and cultural commentary.

We tell the story of the Internet by profiling the all of the people, apps, and communities that shape our shared online experience, inspiring our readers to explore what’s next.

We are the Web’s most comprehensive source of original Internet news and among the fastest growing media companies in the world, reaching 12 million digital natives each month. Our team of passionate reporters covers the issues the Internet generation cares about most, all day, everyday. It’s classic journalism for the Internet age.

Want to know more? Just ask us.

“I wanted…writers who would see and make others see the life of the city.” –Lincoln Steffens (1897)

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