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Berlin, Land Berlin

Sr. Director, Marketing Operations Audible Italy (m/f/x)

Brand & Marketing   |   Job ID  1045020
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Job Summary

Audible GmbH, an Amazon company, is the world’s largest producer and seller of audiobooks and other spoken-word entertainment, enriching the lives of millions of listeners every day. With our customer-centric approach to technological innovation and superior programming, Audible has reinvented a media category, and is the driving force behind today’s audio entertainment revolution.

Based in Berlin, Audible Italy is looking for an outstanding Sr. Director, Marketing Operations. Reporting into the Italy Country Manager, the Senior Director will play a pivotal role for the business by taking over the responsibility of key marketing operations for Italy. The position holder will have responsibility for the Acquisition and Retention & Product Marketing activities and teams, ensuring operational excellence in these areas, and acts as a deputy to the country manager, providing guidance to the full Italian marketing team on an as needed basis.

Key responsibilities
· Accountability/responsibility for the Performance Acquisition (Amazon and third parties channels), Retention & Product Marketing activities, with a focus on operational activities requiring short term decisions and escalations.
· Management and development of the Performance Marketing Acquisition team, giving operational guidance and devoting time to their development.
· Support the Sr. Manager Retention & Product Marketing and his team, focusing on strategic guidance and devoting time to their development.
· Planning, definition, execution, monitoring and optimization of performances of all acquisition channels, including external digital and mobile channels and Amazon.
· Ensure the development - and regular review - of strategies and tactical measures for all acquisition channels, while ensuring the availability and continuous improvement of appropriate tools and processes for performance monitoring, forecasting and controlling.
· Deliver a differentiated and engaging customer experience throughout our customers’ lifecycle to ensure deep loyalty.
· Be responsible for key business metrics, including cost of acquisition, Churn, and Net Member Growth.
· Drive innovation, systematic testing and optimization and work cross-functionally with internal and external teams and individuals to ensure best in class app and website CX to our customers.
· Work closely with the Country Manager, the Brand & Communications and Content leads, as well as other functional leads to formulate local strategy in line with Audible’s global strategy.
· Liaise with other marketplaces’ stakeholders and share best-practices across global teams.

Basic Qualifications

· Strong track record and leadership experience (10+ years) in Performance acquisition, Product Marketing and Customer Development Management, preferably with management experience in the media business.
· High levels of initiative and self-motivation with an absolute determination to work through problems to find a resolution. You are able to steer, coach, motivate, inspire and develop the highly talented people inside your unit, keeping yourself open and empathetic on the interpersonal level and able to build excellent working relationships.
· Relentless growth-focus, ensuring clear strategic direction and excellence in operational execution.
· Exceptional understanding of digital media and subscription business in a fast-changing competitive environment.
· In-depth knowledge of the Italian digital landscape.
· Highly numerate and strong business and data analysis background.
· Ability to solve complex, cross-functional business problems while dealing with challenging deadlines and priorities.
· Comfortable operating with both sides of the brain, you are as keen to work with numbers and metrics, as you are to think outside of the box and be creative.
· Focused on constant innovation, systematic testing and optimization along the entire customer lifecycle.
· An open mind, intellectual curiosity, and an analytical mindset are crucial.
· Fluency in Italian and English, both written and spoken.

Preferred Qualifications

Sounds interesting? If you are looking for a new challenge in an innovative company, where you will have the opportunity to shape and influence the business with the results of your work, where you will be surrounded by an engaged and fun team, Audible is your next stop!

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