Tripadvisor is seeking a Director of Global Marketing Solutions to lead a very motivated team that includes pre and post sale markers, creatives, producers, and writers to ensure revenue-driving ideation, content creation, and performant execution which helps advertisers achieve business outcomes.  Serve as a leading resource on the front-line of Tripadvisor Sales Marketing efforts through marketing, promotion strategy, and custom content creation. The ideal candidate will be passionate about the fast-paced and exciting media landscape and want to celebrate it through many creative outlets. They must possess a sophisticated design aesthetic, a keen understanding of the digital landscape, a knack for storytelling, passion for marketing wizardry and an underlying interest in travel.

We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in the travel business in an energetic, dynamic and international work environment focused on innovation, creative problem-solving and collaboration.

WHAT YOU’LL DO:

  • Oversee the Marketing Solutions and Creative Services team that drives Sales Marketing support as well as custom content creation as they:

    • Find solutions-based ways to grow advertising revenue by collaborating with numerous internal constituents and external parties to develop appealing and profitable proposals for advertising clients. 

    • Pioneered first-to-market programs with brands across all major verticals, ranging from automotive, to QSR, to beverage, apparel, entertainment, retail, technology, telecomm, and more

    • Collaborate on a marketing plan that amplifies the benefits of Tripadvisor’s ad platform and increases visibility with agencies, brands, industry partners, influencers and others

    • Join select high value brainstorms and support Pre-Sales Marketing on sales efforts

    • Work with content creators to ensure Branded Content retains brand voice and quality

    • Support B2B marketing team to ensure we have materials critical to the sales organization, including pitch materials, category reports, one-sheets, media kit, product updates, competitive insights, and sizzle reels 

    • Act as a key partner to the Training and Enablement team to ensure training materials map back to messaging and value props

    • Socialize case studies for campaigns and products across LOBs and look to socialize them externally and internally

    • Track regional and category revenue insights, ensuring teams are supported with appropriate materials that address specific market needs and strategies

  • Partner directly with the Senior Leadership of Tripadvisor’s Marketing, Revenue, and other Business Teams

    • Harness and nurture the look-and-feel of established brand identity while generating new and innovative ways to push the creative limits

    • Practice and preach innovation and creative excellence

    • Synthesize Revenue and Research learnings for our key stories to tell in partnership with analytics

    • Maintain current brand assets and marketing tools

    • Develop a deep understanding of the parameters of our brand guidelines which map to learning and development tools

    • Further the custom content offerings to drive incremental revenue

    • Work closely with product development, editorial, business development, operations, and sales to proactively assess demand and opportunity for new products and revenue

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Candidates should have experience developing and executing full omni channel strategies for marketers

  • Seasoned experience pitching marketing programs to diverse, global agency and brand executives - and cultivating collaborative relationships from ideation to execution

  • Demonstrated cross-functional skills in working with brand marketing, business development,  engineers, designers, product developers, producers, etc.

  • Candidate should have experience assessing and understanding team/organizational needs, balancing trade-offs, and designing orgs effectively for future scale and operational efficiency 

  • Manage profitability of programs with revenue operations and finance

  • Demonstrated experience leading a global team of on-site and off-site direct reports

  • Knowledge of G Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite, and Keynote on a Mac platform

  • Knowledge of Wordpress, Dreamweaver, Flash, After Effects, HTML, and CSS and an appetite for expanding digital offerings

  • Must have a network of relationships with third-party companies, talent, and vendors to produce content, such as videographers, photographers, designers, copywriters, stylists, musicians, tastemakers, etc.

  • Extremely organized, have the ability to efficiently learn about new techniques and technologies and be able to adapt to changing priorities

  • Exceptional type and layout skills

  • Understanding of Comscore Analytics and IAB Ad Guidelines

  • Proven ability to deliver timely, accurate work

  • Demonstrated history of results-driven approach through good follow-up and follow-through in an extremely competitive environment

  • A good balance of pie-in-the-sky imagination and pragmatic hands-on ability

  • A healthy obsession with emerging trends and web innovations that the candidate shares with the team.  

  • Demonstrated knowledge and reverence for the needs of the business and an understanding of that impact on your work

  • An ability to balance the creative exploration process with the accountability of timeline and budget management

  • Exceptional communication skills including being able to take direction/criticism, effectively sell/present your ideas and communicate eloquently to clients and stakeholders

  • Relish the chance to work with others and hate the phrase "that's not my job”

  • A positive and collaborative team member and solutions-oriented leader

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