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Marketing Director
Posted on 6/14/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Branding/Brand Strategy
  • 7+ years of marketing or brand strategy experience creating custom ideas and developing proposals; strong PowerPoint skills and an appreciation for design to enhance your ideas and deliverables are a must
  • Executive presence and comfortability working with - and presenting to - senior clients and/or agency partners
  • A nuanced understanding of how to engage a wide set of stakeholders by bringing together multiple teams' objectives and priorities with solutions that create value for all parties involved
  • Exceptional communication skills - written and verbal
  • Proven experience as a skillful multi-tasker with the aptitude to navigate proposal work for clients representing diverse industries with multiple deadlines
  • Ability to influence as an empathetic team player who is eager to develop strong internal and external relationships to establish trust in your creative thinking
  • Strong business acumen with a natural ability to anticipate needs, innovate and excel in a fast-paced sales environment that requires a solution-oriented approach with attention to detail
  • Previous experience ideating cross-platform pitches that extend to custom content, digital, social, video, and events strongly preferred
  • An entrepreneurial spirit in line with the Forbes brand
  • Proposal samples that showcase your 'best of' proposals that highlight the strength of your writing and design
  • Serve as a senior, strategic partner in the strategy and creative ideation for our Top Accounts' marketing initiatives on Forbes - ideating cross-platform opportunities that come to life through editorial initiatives, powerful custom content, events, social, video, print, etc
  • Lead the development of compelling programs and partnerships with Forbes' top clients that generate excitement and value among internal and external stakeholders/audiences
  • Multi-task and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams - sales, account management, content, design - to own the pre-sale marketing process for partner proposals (RFPs and proactive opportunities)
  • Create engaging presentations that clearly communicate program ideas for our most valued clients. Day-to-day responsibilities involve brainstorms, setting strategy, creative concept ideation, gathering insights and crafting a narrative to support ideas, proposal/presentation deliverable creation and as needed, presentation of the concept
  • Ability to marry creative ideas that are timely and resonant with partner brands' KPIs and business objectives to drive tangible value for their business and/or thought leadership and to communicate Forbes' unique value as a leading media partner
  • Identify new and innovative partnership opportunities and unique storytelling formats that help brands' reach our influential audiences where they are

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