Marketing Director at MotorTrend Group (Remote)

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Machines that Move Us. 

People who Inspire Us.

Stories that Drive Us.

Check us out: http://bit.ly/MotorTrendG


*MotorTrend Group will never ask for sensitive personal information or fees as part of your application process*


About Us

MotorTrend Group is the largest automotive media company in the world.  MotorTrend Group, a Warner Bros. Discovery company, is the largest automotive media company in the world, bringing together MotorTrend TV and a vast automotive digital, direct-to-consumer, social, and live event portfolio, including MOTORTREND, HOT ROD, ROADKILL, AUTOMOBILE and more than 20 other industry-leading brands. With a monthly audience of 26 million across web, TV and print, and 110 million social followers, culminating in 1.3 billion monthly impressions across all platforms, MotorTrend Group encompasses television’s #1 network for automotive fans, a leading automotive YouTube Channel and MotorTrend+, the only subscription streaming service dedicated entirely to the motoring world. MotorTrend Group serves to embrace, entertain and empower the motoring world.

An institution in the automotive industry, we have been delivering premium content, in depth analysis, and culturally relevant material since 1949. We celebrate our heritage, while boldly looking to the future — reimagining motor entertainment for a broader, more diverse audience.  MotorTrend Group has remained ahead of the automotive world and developed the single most relevant resource for any auto enthusiast and in-market shopper. 


Our People

The people who work at MotorTrend embody the passion of our content, and wake up every day intent on embracing, entertaining, and empowering the motoring world. 


The Role

Job Summary & Responsibilities:

The Marketing Director (full-time, salaried, regular) will lead in the development of custom, advertiser supported programs across MotorTrend Group. This includes working closely with various internal departments, sales, media, publishers and editorial teams for the purpose of developing custom integrated marketing programs. The Marketing Director will be responsible for connecting advertising partners’ objectives to MotorTrend Group’s proposed strategies, concepts and overall activation with audience.  Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Leading the development of custom cross-platform programs for MotorTrend Group clients connecting client objectives to proposed strategy, concepts and activation across MotorTrend Group portfolio of brands. Including:
    • Building proposals and RFP responses
    • Leading and/or participating in creative brainstorming in the development of custom integrated programs
    • Development of presentation materials including Sheets / Power Point decks including, but not limited to, MotorTrend Group presentations, general presentations, digital up-fronts and sales one-sheets
    • Supporting the development of strategic partnerships across MotorTrend Group
    • Development of strategic sales programs and the Marketing collateral to promote them
    • Assisting sales with client-specific proposals and/or presentations
    • Working closely with Marketing Research Manager to leverage research to develop strategic approaches and recommendations
  • Involved with assisting in the development of sold programs interacting with Marketing Project Management team. Including, but not limited to:
    • Providing project management support of sold client programs
    • Providing support in the creative & development of sold client programs

Supervisory Responsibility:

  • This position will not include supervising employees.

Education/Experience:

  • Directly relatable experience within ad sales marketing and enthusiasm for the automotive category
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Communications, or related field preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience/education with Advertising or Marketing
  • 5+ years’ experience/education with Social/Digital/Online Media/Technology

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Excellent writing & communication skills
  • Proven leadership and organizational skills
  • Student of marketing/advertising
  • Proven ability to work independently
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proven oral and written communications skills, including knowledge of correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be self-motivated, possess strong initiative, and resourcefulness
  • Must be detailed oriented
  • Proven interpersonal skills
  • Aptitude for analyzing and synthesizing research data, with the ability to build strategic “stories”
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google Workspace, specifically PowerPoint, Excel, Sheets and Docs

Physical Requirements:

  • The ability to sit for prolonged period of time and view computer screen.

Equipment/Software Used:

  • Google Workspace (Sheets and Docs) / Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in an office environment that is well lit and ventilated.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

NOTE: This position description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict any other tasks that may be assigned.

*A warning about recruitment scams*

Unscrupulous individuals sometimes pose as MotorTrend Group recruiters and mislead jobseekers into providing sensitive personal information (such as social security numbers) or paying fees as a condition of submitting an application to MotorTrend Group or obtaining a job at MotorTrend Group. These individuals or entities posing as recruiters are not affiliated with MotorTrend Group and do not act on behalf of MotorTrend Group. Always utilize the MotorTrend Group Careers page https://boards.greenhouse.io/motortrendgroup to find available openings and whenever submitting a job application to MotorTrend Group, and know that MotorTrend Group will never ask for sensitive personal information or fees as part of your application.

More Information on MotorTrend Group
MotorTrend Group operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in El Segundo, CA. MotorTrend Group was founded in 2017. It has 400 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees, Daily sync, Open door policy and Team owned deliverables. To see all 13 open jobs at MotorTrend Group, click here.
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