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General Manager, E-Commerce

Company: Storyful
Location: New York
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets Job Description : The General Manager, E-Commerce will be responsible for defining and executing Dow Jones Strategy for eCommerce and creating a world-class digital shopping experience for its consumer brands globally including The Wall Street Journal, Barron's and MarketWatch. Reporting to the Global Chief Revenue Officer, and serving as a member of the Revenue Leadership Team, the role will design, build and lead the eCommerce team and effort, including: digital product experience, content creation, and affiliate partnerships. Dow Jones is looking for a highly entrepreneurial leader to build and scale our company-wide commerce business catering to our unique customers and users and leveraging our core brand attributes of trust and quality. In this role, he/she will develop a holistic, growth strategy fueled by your deep commerce expertise to launch the commerce experience within 6 months of taking the role. Position Location: New York, NY-- Define a company-wide e-commerce strategy and build a platform enabling affiliate sales of both consumer and financial services products. Utilize knowledge of establishing and operating an ecommerce business to execute strategies to further elevate our position globally. Define and deliver on a three to five year business plan on Dow Jones ambitious growth. Identify, hire and develop a full e-commerce team for scale. Build cross-functional relationships with News/Content Brands, Brand General Managers, Advertising and Marketing teams to ensure alignment across ecommerce initiatives. Collaborate with Wall Street Journal, Barron's and MarketWatch to develop product vision and strategy for consumer experience - balancing business needs with technology capabilities-- Drive regional omnichannel strategy for all direct-to-consumer experiences, as well as all 3rd party ecommerce business (eg. wholesale partner experiences) Develop the nascent Product Management function to drive strategy & consistency into all core ecommerce experiences Manage the product teams to establish and execute on an effective, prioritized roadmap to deliver on key revenue driving initiatives Provide regular communication to executive leadership on progress against financial plan Integrate and build a cohesive, high-performing team to deliver Dow Jones' growth goals Research industry trends, leading the ecommerce team to test, learn, and capitalize on opportunities Drive change by fostering a winning culture that elevates performance while driving teammate engagement-- Makes data driven decisions while constantly testing and learning - provides post-launch ROI analysis, paired with consumer insights to make recommendations to increase sales and drive a premium experience Qualifications Shows visionary thinking and demonstrates expert knowledge to solve complex organization-wide issues Strong relationship and consensus building skills Track record of hiring and leading high performing teams Strong communication skills, and the ability to effectively present to senior leadership Strong organizational and project management skills Passionate problem solver with strong creative and analytical capabilities Education And Experience 15+ years of relevant business leadership experience-- 8+ years of experience in commerce and affiliate marketing leadership-- News Corp is a global, diversified media and information services company focused on creating and distributing authoritative and engaging content to consumers throughout the world. The company comprises businesses across a range of media, including: news and information services, book publishing, digital real estate services, cable network programming in Australia, and pay-tv distribution in Australia.-- Headquartered in New York, the activities of News Corp are conducted primarily in the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom.

Keywords: Storyful, New York , General Manager, E-Commerce, Executive , New York, New York

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