Director, Digital Content & Audience Growth

Brief Media is a leading media company that develops peer-reviewed educational content and point-of-care tools for more than 259,000 veterinary professionals. Clinician’s Brief, Brief Media’s flagship product, is the veterinary industry’s #1 brand for diagnostic and treatment information. 

As we evolve our product portfolio to a primarily digital one, we have a need for an experienced digital content and audience growth leader to help the company continue with its digital transformation and grow its veterinary audience.

The ideal candidate is an experienced digital native with a proven track record of driving engagement and growing audiences, preferably in a media or B2B environment. This is a leadership role with responsibility for developing and executing the digital content strategy and distribution plans in support of company goals. You will prioritize and manage multiple projects, manage a team, and deliver results. 

This new role is an exciting opportunity for someone with an entrepreneurial attitude to impact and direct the organization’s content strategy. It is expected that any candidate would have some domain knowledge within the media or B2B communication space, but also be able to demonstrate the ability to learn the specific domain knowledge required for the role.

Location: 
Headquarters located in Tulsa, OK [position may be full-time remote]
Key Responsibilities: 

● Lead a team of content editors and producers to create and distribute relevant, audience-driven content and supervise execution of the brand's channel map.

● Work across departments to evangelize digital content strategy and content intended to grow audience databases.

● Direct and engage in hands-on development of content designed for long-term audience engagement, including but not limited to: community-oriented content, promotional content, organic email, social, external partner efforts, and online registration forms (to promote audience conversion).  

● Devise strategies for packaging existing content for different audiences across online platforms.

● Engage in regular communication with all Digital Content and Audience Growth team members and have a pulse on team operations: knowing what team members are working on, when their work is due, what's next, and who is blocked. 

● Working with data team members, measure progress and devise experiments to keep organization on the cutting edge of new techniques to drive engagement with core audiences.

● Set goals for and track progress toward engagement benchmarks and database growth.

● Manage daily, weekly, and monthly digital content calendar and production meetings.

● Spearhead editorial workflow development for new digital content.

● Study and make recommendations for new products (eg, email newsletters, podcasts) to further influence and service to core audiences.

● Identify emerging trends within the digital space and look at how these can be leveraged for the organization.

● Enforce editorial guidelines for digital content; use superior judgment in communication with audiences.

● Instill a culture of continuous improvement, valuing both learning and quality, and productive collaboration between teams and departments.

 
Skills & Qualifications: 

● Entrepreneurial leader who can clearly define, deliver, measure and continuously improve the effectiveness of digital engagement across all online platforms

● 5+ years of experience as a digital content leader responsible for growing media or B2B audiences

● Experience owning internal processes, including documenting those processes, and training employees on how to execute them

● Proven ability to drive registrations and other conversions with content

● Passionate self-starter who approaches work with a proactive, campaign-style mindset

● Creative thinker who understands how to marry user interest in content with packaging and promotion

● Experience in and passion for long-term audience growth, including driving organic/paid audience to digital sites, increasing followers on social media, and converting engaged users into the user database

● Track record of working with internal partners from different departments to serve business objectives, provide consultative content feedback and drive organic audience growth/conversion efforts

● Data-driven thinker who can leverage actionable analysis to maximize performance and continuously improve

● Ability to adapt quickly to change, solve problems quickly and act decisively in fast paced driven environment

● Knowledge of web design standards, usability, content management systems and their application to content production

● Passion for technology with working knowledge and insight of current best practices, technology trends and solutions

 
Values Inherent to Success in the Position: 

First and foremost, Brief Media is a team comprised of individuals who value, embrace and treasure pets. They cognitively see the world as a better place when animals are in it and recognize the human:animal bond as one that provides immeasurable benefits to people and pets alike. 

PASSION: We have passion for WHAT we do because we unequivocally believe in the WHY. Our people are energetic, spirited, with fire in their souls.  

INTEGRITY: With strong moral compasses to guide them, our team chooses to do what’s right for the profession, for the company, for our clients, for each other and for themselves…even when no one is watching.

IMPROVING, ALWAYS: We believe in challenging conventional thinking in order to make it better. Our team strives for transformative innovation: every product, every process, every person, every day.

GO THE EXTRA MILE: Our best quality and effort isn’t what comes easy. It is that which requires drive, commitment, sheer willpower…and then, just a little bit more.

VERSATILITY: We not only like change, we embrace it by regularly adapting our skill sets in order to lead innovation in the veterinary profession.

TEAMWORK: We are one team with one purpose, one vision, one focus, one goal.

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