VP OF MARKETING + GROWTH

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OZY is at a tipping point. We’ve delivered on our vision to introduce our audience to rising stars and new trends ahead of the mainstream media; we’ve earned affection and engagement from A-List leaders across business, politics, and entertainment; and we’ve built an incredible multi-platform franchise that satiates millions of fans. And now we’re looking ahead to scale our audience to become a household name. 

We are looking for a skilled full-stack marketer who can help us: i) make OZY a household name among curious Millennials and Gen X-ers (brand awareness); ii) drive conversions and subscriptions at a rapid pace (performance marketing); and (iii) drive monetization strategies. 

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Overall Leadership Own the vision, strategy, budget and execution for all marketing initiatives across OZY’s platform – editorial, podcasts, TV, events — to build brand awareness and drive conversions.
  • Storytelling –  Develop and refine the strategic narrative and positioning to power marketing, sales, recruiting and fundraising. Superior track record developing strategic marketing assets (narratives, positioning, product names, product descriptions) and sales decks. You MUST be able to communicate OZY’s vision to diverse audiences, and to span messaging from high-level value propositions to feature-level product differentiation. 
  • Product Marketing Develop an encyclopedic knowledge of the end user, their needs, and how OZY changes their lives for the better — with both a qualitative and quantitative rigor. Work closely with product and editorial teams to define new product offerings that deepen user engagement and create new revenue streams.
  • Exponential User Acquisition Develop and own the acquisition and retention strategies across paid, owned and earned to drive rapid user growth.  Drive campaigns for all of our product offerings, to secure OZY’s place as curious people’s first and favorite source of news, information and culture.
  • Brand Awareness Ensure that a majority of curious millennials and Gen Xers know about OZY by working with OZY’s publicity and marketing teams to create efficient communication in the marketplace around who OZY is and what OZY does.
  • Budget Optimize a brand and marketing budget across digital and traditional channels to maximize return and performance – be lean and scrappy.
  • Measurement – Inform and oversee a comprehensive approach to marketing measurement. 
  • Team Leadership Build the internal and external teams to support the strategies for now and for future growth. Most importantly, mentor and motivate the team into a well-oiled operation, coach them on how to successfully partner cross-functionally to quickly and efficiently execute on existing and future projects.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 10+ years of successfully leading strategic marketing campaigns in a rapidly growing digital media and/or consumer-facing businesses.  
  • Prior startup experience is a MUST.  You need to be a growth hacker – not a safe strategist – and be able to work on a lean budget and be able to demonstrate success as an executional leader of a standalone brand. 
  • Strong track record in both brand building and performance marketing.
  • Must be *well-organized*, creative and open, hands on (scrappy), very proactive, positive, and most importantly, collaborative. We win as a team.
  • Be based in Silicon Valley (or willing to relocate immediately). This person will be a critical part of our Mountain View based team, working directly with the CEO and management team.

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

Please email your resume and portfolio with the subject “VP OF MARKETING” to jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to receiving your application!

DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCE GROWTH MARKETING

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We are looking for a highly analytical, creative and hands-on Audience Growth Marketer with strong product and operational experience and a clear track record of driving exponential audience and community growth. They will lead the strategy and execution for audience development, engagement and growth across all OZY platforms and manage key marketing channels on a lean budget.

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Drive customer acquisition, engagement and retention across paid, owned and earned media.
  • Own cross channel media strategy and campaigns across a variety of digital and offline channels.
  • Use superior analytical skills to review our web, app, social and email data, draw insights from analysis and develop strategic growth plans to drive exponential audience growth while deepening engagement with our core audience.
  • Lead and manage strategic usability and A/B tests for our digital properties.
  • Strategize and implement optimization tests and processes across our platforms to increase user engagement and strengthen the end-to-end customer funnel. 
  • Ensure lean budget is effectively allocated across channels to optimize for conversion. Define and validate core KPIs (CAC, ROI, retention, LTV).
  • Communicate campaign metrics with management and track KPIs on a recurring basis to ensure campaigns are performing strongly.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • 5+ years of experience in an analytical growth-oriented marketing role at a tech startup or a digital consumer brand.
  • Proven track record of growing audiences while increasing lifetime value of a customer and declining customer acquisition costs.
  • Deep experience with web and email analytics tools and platforms
  • Ability to analyze data and present actionable insights through data visualizations and clear narratives.
  • Experience working at a startup or a fast paced growth environment.

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

Please email your resume and portfolio with the subject “DIRECTOR OF AUDIENCE GROWTH” to jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to receiving your application!

EMAIL GROWTH MANAGER

OZY is looking for a strategic, organized and results-driven email marketing professional who will own and execute email marketing strategy across all properties. OZY has a hyper-engaged fanbase of over 3 million who subscribe to our daily and weekly emails and the Email Growth Marketing Manager will be focused on aggressively growing and retaining this audience. They will also be tasked with creating and executing email marketing campaigns that drive audience growth and revenue for all OZY channels and products including ticket sales for OZY events and ecommerce.

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Partner with the Editorial and Branded Content teams to develop digital roadmap and executional planning across all email marketing channels (acquisition, onboarding, retention, re-engagement and brand extensions).
  • Partner with Creative and Marketing Operations teams to develop engaging customer marketing materials, applying best practices and engagement data to continually improve ongoing strategy and drive both audience and revenue growth for all OZY channels.
  • Analyse current email marketing campaigns and make recommendations for improvement.
  • Oversee marketing email process from conception through deployment.
  • Write copy and populate creative content for all marketing, co-brand and partnership emails using HTML.
  • Manage trigger email campaigns throughout the customer lifecycle to maximize sales.
  • Carry out segmentation of the database and implement remarketing strategies.
  • Optimize campaign effectiveness using A/B Testing to drive lift. 
  • Conduct MVT Testing on email marketing campaigns.
  • Track and report on email campaigns in order to guide improvements.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • An entrepreneurial self starter, who is results-driven, focused hyper-analytical and passionate about data, testing, metrics, and continuous improvement. You prefer the left lane – and move fast in testing new ideas and concepts to drive results.
  • Demonstrable experience managing email marketing campaigns in (Cordial or other ESP).
  • Experienced in analyzing and cleansing large amounts of data and able to translate into actionable and profitable marketing plans. 
  • Experienced in audience segmentation and personalization with demonstrable experience of using A/B Multivariates to drive lift. 
  • Able to distill complex data analysis into clear and concise plans; and explain the approach and results without the jargon. 
  • Team-player who thrives in a rapid growth environment which constantly evolves and presents new and exciting challenges every day
  • Strong ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
  • Excellent written communication skills; Excellent oral communication skills; Ability to present self professionally and intelligently to internal clients/colleagues
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Marketing, Business or Analytics
  • 4+ years’ experience with email marketing in an agency, entrepreneurial, or corporate setting
  • Advanced user and comfort with: PowerPoint & Excel
  • A working knowledge of HTML/CSS, and familiarity with APIs

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

Please email your resume and a link to your LinkedIn profile, with the subject “EMAIL GROWTH MANAGER” to jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to receiving your application!

EVENTS DIRECTOR

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OZY is seeking a creative and highly motivated Senior Director of Events to be a part of a growing team transforming the lives of OZY readers, listeners and viewers via live events. This person will design unique and exciting ways for how people come together and experience OZY. Each event is custom made – whether it’s an intimate gathering for 50 people or a festival with upwards of 20,000 people in Central Park, we always strive to make the interaction personal, and fundamentally believe in the power of “the little things” to transform the experience.

The Senior Director of Events will be responsible for growing the live events practice at OZY, a core piece of the company’s business. This person will not only develop the OZY Fest franchise to include multiple cities and countries, but also conceptualize and execute additional event series and live activations on behalf of OZY and our sponsors, approximately 10-15 per year.

The goal is simple; thrill and delight our audience. We look for opportunities to experiment and exude our core value proposition – ahead of the curve, smarter, fresher, different, into each live event and experience.

WHAT YOU’LL LOVE DOING:

  • Develop a strategic outlook for live events that further business goals and objectives
  • Create organized and comprehensive project management plans with event specifics, timeline and plan for execution
  • Oversee OZY’s marquee festival – OZY Fest. This will include the ability to manage and drive programming, talent acquisition with key agencies, production management, marketing and sales responsibilities and budget ownership
  • Scout venues and develop relationships with vendors; negotiate contracts and pricing
  • Anticipate challenges and proactively develop solutions
  • Manage the brand presence both in promotions and on site; messaging, design, signage, collateral, etc.
  • Collaborate internally with editorial, sales, marketing, product, and finance teams to get internal buy in, support, and inspiration
  • Stay “ahead of the curve” on the latest trends in events and set new trends
  • Dream big; always be looking for new ways to thrill and delight our audience

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

  • Minimum 7-10 years in events, ideally music festivals along with conferences
  • Proven track record in sponsorship and media sales with strong focus on developing corporate partnerships
  • Strong industry network
  • Ability to manage a budget, and help identify areas of cost savings
  • Solution oriented, highly motivated and proactive self-starter
  • Outstanding organizational skills, ability to follow through, and capable of meeting deadlines while balancing multiple projects and priorities

HERE’S HOW TO APPLY:

Please email your resume and link to LinkedIn profile, with the subject “EVENTS DIRECTOR” to jobs@ozy.com. We look forward to receiving your application!