(Open to Remote) Media Partnership Manager

Full Time
  • Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, TELECOMMUTE View on Map
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  • Job ID 122298

Job Description

Company Name: Kroger General Office

Position Type: Employee

FLSA Status: Exempt

Position Summary

Drive deep relationships with strategic media partners, in collaboration with media agency and internal stakeholders across Centers of Excellence (COEs), to leverage combined spend to maximize partnership benefits and drive the greatest return on ad spend. Develop joint business plans with leading strategic partners and negotiate annual spend commitments and other agreements in partnership with media managers and media agency, then gain support from the relevant legal and technology stakeholders. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion, and safety.

Essential Job Functions

  • Establish and lead strong strategic relationships with industry-leading media publishers and media technology partners to stretch Kroger’s media spend, drive innovation, and ensure alignment with Kroger’s marketing and media strategy
  • Collaborate with 84.51 and other internal stakeholders to leverage combined media spend, develop and negotiate integrated partnership agreements to maximize the investment for Kroger
  • Maintain a business understanding of strategic media partners’ vision, product updates, business performance, and alignment with Kroger media investment guiding principles
  • Lead quarterly partnership evaluations, and ongoing review of media landscape to assess strategic partnership needs, with quarterly review of the media investment guiding principles, and recommend changes based on the media landscape
  • Develop and present media partnership plans, and gain support from key stakeholders, including senior leadership
  • Maintain responsibility for ongoing regular partnership updates
  • Lead media technology RFPs, in partnership with agency; responsible for navigating across internal teams to gain the appropriate legal, data, and security approvals, then stewarding for successful implementation
  • Lead for standing up solutions to enable addressability across all channels and vendors possible
  • Safeguard Kroger data, adhering to Kroger privacy policy, security and data governance best practices
  • Manage all assigned projects to ensure they are on track and gaining organizational support and identify and solve for roadblocks; report progress routinely to supervisor; prepare and distribute routine progress reports to department leadership
  • Inform stakeholders of industry trends and innovations, and present to various stakeholders within the organization
  • Must be able to perform the essential job functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation

Minimum Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5+ years of experience with media partnerships, and comfort with media technology
  • Any experience building media partnership agreements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities within a fast-paced, dynamic, collaborative environment
  • Strong relationship-building and leadership skills, and ability to influence without authority
  • Innovative, detail oriented, strong analytical and decision-making skills, results oriented, comfortable with change and complexity; rapid learner
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills

Desired Previous Experience/Education

  • Any experience gaining support for legal, data, and security approvals
  • Any experience negotiating large-scale, complex media partnerships

Education Level: Bachelor’s Required

Required Travel: Up to 25%

Required Certifications/Licenses: None

Position Type: Full-Time

Regions: West; Any; General Office- Cincinnati; Mid-Atlantic; Midwest; Mountain; South

States: Oregon; Alabama; Alaska; American Samoa; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; District of Columbia; Federated States of Micronesia; Florida; Georgia; Guam; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Marshall Islands; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Northern Mariana Islands; Ohio; Oklahoma; Palau; Pennsylvania; Puerto Rico; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virgin Islands; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming


Jobs at Kroger: At Kroger, we hire people who have a passion for helping others and who want to build a relationship with our Customers. No matter what stage of your career, you can build your future at Kroger. We look for people who want more, aspire to be more and work hard to achieve their goals. Our focus on keeping the Customer first is what makes us successful. As the largest traditional grocery chain in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest retailers, we employee more nearly half a million Associates across 35 states. We offer many opportunities not only in our stores, but in Manufacturing, Logistics, Marketing, Finance, Human Resources, and many other fields.

Company Overview: Kroger Family of Companies employs nearly half a million associates who serve over 11 million customers daily through a seamless shopping experience under a variety of banner names . At The Kroger Co., we are Fresh for Everyone™ and dedicated to our Purpose: To Feed the Human Spirit®. We are committed to creating #ZeroHungerZeroWaste communities by 2025. Careers with The Kroger Co. and our family of companies offer competitive wages, flexible schedules, benefits and room for advancement.

Posting Notes: OH || Cincinnati || 1014 Vine Street || 45202 || Kroger General Office || [[mfield2]] || Media; Marketing || Employee || Exempt || Full-Time || None

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