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The position: Director of brand strategy and media for Priceline (Stock Quote: PCLN)
Location: Norwalk, Conn.
Job duties: Oversee all aspects of Priceline.com's brand strategy and offline media buying and planning activities. Responsible for managing Priceline's day to day external creative and media buying agency relationships, and their respective body of creative work. Develop quarterly and annual TV and online video plans. Oversee the company's marketing budget and channel allocation to ensure accurate quarterly spend controls. Provide outstanding daily direction and high-quality leadership to the marketing team.
The company: Priceline is a major online travel deals site. It's known for the "Name Your Own Price" bidding process for hotel and flight deals.
Requirements: This job requires a bachelor's degree, with an MBA preferred. Must have at least eight years of relevant experience in advertising and marketing major brands. Requires a proven ability to respond effectively to market direction, customer needs, major competitors' positions and new product development requirements. Applicant must be a savvy marketer with a record of quantifiable achievements, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to work effectively inter-departmentally. This job requries deep expertise in developing and executing successful brand strategies. Must be able to demonstrate prior experience in defining and addressing complex marketing issues.
Extra perks: In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Priceline offers paid time off and travel agent discount benefits.
Interesting info: Priceline's Hotel Negotiator App is one of the top 10 free travel apps on iTunes.
Other opportunities: Priceline is also seeking a credit controller, a human resources recruiter, an accounts receivable manager and a mobile product manager. They also have an opening for a vice president of online marketing. In addition, they have opportunities for customer care executives and customer satisfaction associates.
How to apply: Apply online.