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Senior Director, Communications

Senior Director, Communications

Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Category 
Marketing
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Overview

MediaMath, one of the fastest growing digital technology companies, is seeking an energetic, savvy communications expert to cultivate and maintain presence across the digital landscape by developing and implementing effective strategies for conveying the position, mission, work and spirit of MediaMath and its affiliates.

 

MediaMath is a global technology company that's leading the movement to revolutionize traditional marketing and empowering marketers to unleash the power of goal-based marketing at scale, transparently across the enterprise. Our platform handles billions of transactions every hour and hundreds of millions of internet users every day, which means every solution must be built to scale. Our breakthroughs create new marketplaces and solve long-standing problems in an industry that is constantly evolving.  We’re building the leading technology platform to power the new digital marketing ecosystem, and we are looking for driven, curious innovators to join our team.

 

As the industry navigates the current set of challenges (header bidding, fraud, blockchain, emerging formats), and looks forward to tomorrow’s hot button issues, MediaMath’s voice must be heard, and its POV should be top of mind for any practitioner.

 

The Director of Communications will shape MediaMath’s voice in the market and ensure that it is heard leading our communications and media relations program globally.

 

If the opportunity to inspire and educate the market on MediaMath’s visiondrive new client business for MediaMath and showcase best-in-class marketing techniques as we market to marketers is exciting for you, come join the company that Business Insider called “the industry favorite” and the company research analysts picked as the #1 company in its sector.

Responsibilities

  • Manage communications strategy and execution across key stakeholders including media, key partners, and others.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with editors and reporters at top tier, business, tech and trade press.
  • Manage inbound media requests across the company.
  • Develop and execute press strategies around partnership, product and key initiative launches.
  • Mitigate critical reputational issues.
  • Drive earned communications opportunities with key external stakeholders including industry analysts, consultancies and other third party validators.
  • Support communications engagement with key partners and resellers.
  • Identify key industry trends as they relate to MediaMath’s business positioning
  • Support dissemination of content through owned channels.
  • Support contributed content creation and pitching.
  • Manage PR agency relationship as it relates to the execution of media activities.
  • Oversee internal communications including company newsletter, quarterly business updates, etc.

 

 

This is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities. As part of our global team, you may be required to be work off-hours or be on-call on a rotating basis. Other duties may be assigned, as needed. MediaMath retains the right to change job duties at any time.

Qualifications

Background

  • At least 8+ years’ media relations experience in digital media and advertising


Skills 

  • Impeccable writing skills; ideally experience writing within the technology landscape or a similarly complex subject area; ability to convert our technical capabilities into clear, concise and compelling stories.
  • Strong project management skills – an organized individual who can prioritize themselves and others, driving momentum for numerous projects simultaneously to meet deadlines.
  • Experience advising and working with C-suite and experience mitigating crisis issues.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills are required particularly in PowerPoint and Excel.

 

Traits 

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, changing, demanding but fun environment, be prepared to work flexibly and to go the extra mile to get the job done.
  • Excellent listening, negotiation, presentation, written and verbal communication skills.

 

 

How do we reward our outstanding Mathletes? We start with company equity, comprehensive medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability and life insurance, open paid time off, free on-site chair massages and our 401(k) and 401(k) matching. We then serve-up flexible spending accounts, bagel Fridays, free snacks and sodas, and the latest and greatest technology you need to do your job (including cellphone bill allowance). And the cherry on top? Regular happy hours and events; including Potlucks, Trivia Nights, and pick-up basketball, to name a few.

 

MediaMath employees can expect to work in an environment governed by Math Values: Obsess About Outcomes; Innovate to Scale; Win/Win Wins; Make Decisions, Take Responsibility.