Senior Director, Product Management - Audience
- Full Time
The Senior Director, Product Management - Audience will work closely with VP’s and Sr Director’s across Product, UX, Engineering, Marketing and Editorial to build cohesive and comprehensive Audience strategies and execution plans for Cox Automotive’s online properties - Autotrader.com & KBB.com. This person should demonstrate Audience domain expertise. Ability to drive and facilitate successful product development through proper assessment, planning, requirement gathering, team leadership and execution. Ability to build strong relationships across Product, UX, Engineering, Analytics, Editorial & Marketing to evaluate opportunities, generate incremental sources of traffic and deliver value to our consumers, clients and Cox Automotive. Responsibilities: Provide strong leadership and evangelism of the product vision and strategyCollaborate with clients, partners and internal team members to understand market needs and trends, and translate them into a clear audience & product strategies, execution and go-to-market plansCollaborate with UX, Editorial, Marketing and Engineering to develop experiences & strategies to drive incremental audiences to Autotrader.com & KBB.comResponsible for managing the product release cycle and share responsibility with user experience and engineering for on-time delivery of productsPrioritize projects among competing opportunities, balance consumer & customer needs with business priorities, and articulate business rationale behind decisionsContinually innovate new product offerings to evolve our experiences and increase value we provide our consumers, clients and Cox Automotive Monitor competition and evaluate our positioning in the context of the markets we serveCreate revenue and cost models to enable communication of margins and ROI to leadershipManage and track product deliverables to deliver on time and in scope to meet revenue goals
Qualifications:5-7+ Years in a leadership role within an enterprise size organization10+ Years of online product experience & organic search experienceAbility to manage multiple teamsStrong analytical and cross-functional product development backgroundMust be comfortable conveying the value of new and emerging products, technologies or applications to senior management and across a diverse product teamAgile Product Discovery & Development, Launch and Lifecycle management experienceExperience leading a cross-functional organization in executing projects from ideation to completionAbility to adapt to a quickly changing business environment and manage multiple projects simultaneouslyStrong initiative and ability to drive projects to completion with limited supervisionStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsAbility to organize, prioritize, and maintain attention to detailAutomotive experience a plusCollege degree or equivalent work experienceMBA a plus
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com
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