Associate Director, Branded Content at Condé Nast
Posted 20-07-2016, offered
Why work at W?
W is an escape from the ordinary, a place where outsized dreams and unprecedented access inspire, surprise and delight. Unbound by convention, W is an industry leader creating groundbreaking and award-winning stories about Fashion, Film and Art.
W is one of the most innovative and creative storytellers in the world
Unconventional in everything we do – from our work style to our content philosophies
"We maintain a structure where the best ideas win instead of seniority
Join the world-class organization of Conde Nast and contribute to the development of the future of the media industry"
Storytelling is the currency of our brand, at every facet and across every discipline. As such, the Branded Content role is designed to be both an editorial and marketing position. Integration between teams is essential for W’s mission and none more so than in the realm of branded content. As the demand for our unique vision and voice has increased, we have found the need for a position that is able to think creatively and critically during both our ideations and negotiations. Maintaining a presence on both sides means that organization and focus are perhaps the most important qualities. Additionally, understanding the creative process and knowing how to facilitate creative ideation are paramount to success in this position. The role reports into both the Director, Digital Content and the Executive Director, Marketing and Creative Services so that there is coverage and communication across the teams. Through this dual-reporting structure there is access to all manner of editorial support and sales/marketing power to insure that our branded stories meet the criteria of excellence for which W is known.
Self-starter with experience developing new processes
Capable of a fast-paced and high-energy environment
Strong interpersonal communication skills
Proven record of creative development and ideation
Aware of the ever-changing nuances of the branded content space
Experience pitching and closing branded partnership deals
Minimum 3 years experience working in this role or similar
The role reports to both the Executive Digital Director and Associate Publisher – Marketing
About Condé Nast
Condé Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting 126 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands, the company’s portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Details, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appétit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Golf Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue, Ars Technica, The Scene and Pitchfork. The company’s newest division, Condé Nast Entertainment, was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.
Over the past twenty years, Condé Nast has reached record profits, tripling its topline growth and exponentially expanding its content distribution. During the same period, the company earned more editorial, design, digital, advertising, video and business awards than any competitor in the industry. In 2014, the corporation was recognized as one of the fastest-growing companies in the digital video business and was one of LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most In-Demand Employers. The company has recently relocated to its new global headquarters at 1 World Trade Center, where it plays a leading role in the resurgence of Lower Manhattan.