Uproxx Media Group Inc.

Director of Brand Strategy (New York)

Brand Strategy - New York, NY - Full Time

Director of Brand Strategy (New York)

Woven Digital is one of the fastest-growing, privately held media companies in the country.  We help brands speak to the digital generation by better understanding how they consume media. Our technology helps us fuel conversations and disseminate content with massive scale. We inform, entertain, and inspire our audience; creating an ideal environment for brands to engage consumers in a positive, amenable mindset.  Woven Studios, our in-house production division, programs a slate of award-winning original series and collaborates with our partners on the most engaging and sharable content in the digital space.

Woven’s Brands Include Uproxx, Brobible, HitFix, Tested, Juken and Dime, reaching a combined audience of over 50 million young people each month.  The Woven Video Network has garnered over 25 billion lifetime views.

The Director of Brand Strategy is an integral part of our Sales Team, providing front line world-class service to our clients and strategic direction to our internal teams. The Director of Brand Strategy will spend significant time working with our clients, gaining deep insight into their business and objectives and becoming a strategic partner to translate their asks into actionable strategies to be executed within Woven properties.

The person will:

  • Lead a team of a 2-4 Brand Strategists in the NYC office
  • Work with various departments (studio, editorial, sales, product) to create compelling proposals, presentations, marketing concepts and/or positioning, and execute accordingly.
  • Support Brand Partners to develop category level ideas and tentpoles.
  • Accompany Brand Partners on sales calls to present marketing platforms and client-specific opportunities.
  • Manage the daily workflow process including the prioritization of presentations, program activation and event execution.
  • Generates creative pitches for sponsorships and new products.
  • Work with Studio/Editorial/Activation to ensure successful execution of sponsorships and oversee the day-to-day development and delivery of creative strategies and materials for clients.
  • Attends select shoots on set and on location when needed.
  • Maintain appropriate and responsive working relationships with clients, vendors and agency partners.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 6+ years working in Digital/Strategic planning/creative services specifically within the video content space.
  • 2 years minimum management experience.
  • Strong analytical, business acumen and creative skills business with industry presence who has a knack for ideas and business building.
  • Exceptional proposal writing and presentation skills with a history of building successful multi-platform, integrated programs.
  • A passion for digital media and ad tech and a knowledge how to leverage them to achieve marketing goals.
  • Proven ability to build relationships (internally and with Clients).
  • Dynamic story teller/presenter, with a history of pitching and winning business from new and existing clients.
  • Must be proactive, results oriented and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Comfortable and able to thrive in a start up environment that values entrepreneurialism and results.

About working at Woven Digital:
You'll join a privately held, “mature startup” filled with some of the most high-energy, hard-working, creative and bright people working in media today. Woven has a “family feel” established by our founders, and our NY office is located in the heart of Soho.  Our content fuels our own internal conversations about music, sports, and entertainment and we believe strongly in a collaborative, positive work environment where everyone has a voice. 

Woven Digital is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply.  Woven Digital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.

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