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U.S. News & World Report
Washington, DC, United States
18 days ago
U.S. News & World Report
Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
18 days ago

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Category Manager - 360 Reviews 

CATEGORY Digital Products, 360  
DESCRIPTION

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms on usnews.com include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.

We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.

We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.

Your role in helping us shape the future:

U.S. News & World Report is looking to hire a highly driven, hands-on Category Manager to join the fast 360 Reviews team. This commercial role has responsibility for multiple marketplace verticals, partner relationships and driving conversions through optimization.

Revenue accountability and responsibility to drive growth and expansion of multiple existing and new categories.

Fantastic opportunity to join our team within the fastest growing division of USNews

This person will be an integral part of the success and ongoing growth of 360 Reviews and report to our Sr Director of Partnerships.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Drive short and long term revenue and margin growth through cross functional optimization and innovation.

  • Develop new brand partnerships, strengthen existing relationships, drive increased yield across a set of defined partners.

  • Identify, socialize, and execute new business initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Identify and launch new product categories

  • Unique opportunity in a high visibility, dynamic, strategic part of the business

  • Work with cross-functional teams to drive optimization and growth

  • You will create impact at scale for our audience

 
POSITION REQUIREMENTS

You should definitely have:

  • 5+ years of business experience; prior experience managing multiple partner relationships with well known brands

  • Experience working in online consumer acquisition.

  • Understanding of lead generation business models, products, and strategies.

  • Knowledge of content marketing and product reviews

  • Experience working with partners to drive product and conversion optimization

  • Proven track record of working with and/or leading cross functional teams.

  • Results driven: Ability to identify and understand key business drivers, set meaningful goals, track and drive progress towards results.

  • Strong communicator and influencer: Ability to effectively communicate to and influence across different audiences; partners, team, collaborators, executives, etc.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit: Ability and desire to actively seek out change, continually question how things are done, and not be afraid to make changes.

  • Creative and resourceful: Ability to draw upon and leverage past learnings and observations in finding opportunities to solve problems and drive growth

  • Quick to learn: Ability to manage multiple partners with varying needs while coordinating with various internal teams

  • Never quit mentality: Ability to pursue and run with multiple initiatives, driving them to completion simultaneously

What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.

  • Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity

  • Focus on fostering personal and professional growth

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation time, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training

  • Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers

Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.

  • This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, the Company will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

 
FULL-TIME/PART-TIME Full-Time  
NUMBER OF OPENINGS 1  
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION U.S. News & World Report is a publisher of news and information that empowers people to make better, more informed decisions about important issues affecting their lives.  
EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63032585
  • Location:
    Washington, Dist. Columbia, United States
  • Position Title: Category Manager - 360 Reviews
  • Company Name For Job: U.S. News & World Report
  • Industry: Printing / Publishing
  • Job Function: Other

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