Director, Strategic Growth and Planning

  • Oakland, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

IAC Publishing builds media brands that inspire and motivate people everywhere to live more fulfilling lives. Our trusted, household-name publishers reach millions of educated, affluent readers at a critical juncture: as they form opinions and prepare to make decisions. With distinct and authoritative voices, our brands connect deeply with our loyal and intent-driven audience, giving advertisers unique opportunities to impress and engage them.

Job Description

In this role you will work with various business unit leaders across some of IAC’s content properties to assess new initiatives and develop new strategies that will drive new revenue, increase user engagement and drive user growth. This will require using internal data as well as developing new models using assumptions you help develop based on market research or the best data available. If successful, you will be a key player in initiating and driving new initiatives across a portfolio of media companies. This position will evolve and change and require pouring over data and developing models, analytics and engaging with potential partners and market data and sometimes concluding that data sometimes does not support “good ideas” and data sometimes suggest something previously not considered. Your role willing to raise the bar and drive thought that can make others uncomfortable and challenges their thinking.


Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • Work cross functionally with engineering, data sciences and FP&A teams to gather data for developing various models to assess the financial opportunity, opportunity cost and investment required to implement new initiatives
  • Map the business problem/opportunity to the right statistical method/approach to accurately quantify the opportunity
  • Drive competitive intelligence and tracking industry trends in online and mobile publishing that will be shared with senior leadership
  • Use data to identify new business opportunities & then help qualify new partner opportunities
  • Track results for tests and report on performance vs expectations

Requirements
  • Mastery of Excel and graphing data/basic data visualization
  • Experience with FP&A functions including forecasting, roll up reporting, preparing financial summaries for senior executives
  • Proficiency in Power Point or Keynote as a tool for communicating analysis & recommendations
  • Using data to provide insightful analysis and data storytelling
  • Demonstrated success in communicating analysis for senior stakeholders
  • Creativity to look at problems from all angles and find new solutions to complex problems
  • Experience in consumer mobile and/or internet – working knowledge of content marketing/publishing preferred

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Additional Information

IAC Publishing builds media brands that inspire and motivate people everywhere to live more fulfilling lives. Our trusted, household-name publishers reach millions of educated, affluent readers at a critical juncture: as they form opinions and prepare to make decisions. With distinct and authoritative voices, our brands connect deeply with our loyal and intent-driven audience, giving advertisers unique opportunities to impress and engage them.