Partner Marketing Lead- WM Distribution



Position Type

Full Time


Sales and Distribution


United States - New York - New York

Posted Date

Nov. 19, 2020

Req Number


Company Overview

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

Opportunity Overview

The Job
The Partner Marketing Lead will be responsible for leading and operationalizing the marketing and promotional efforts with distribution partners to drive value to the WM portfolio (HBO, Cinemax, tbs, TNT, CNN, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim). As a leader, this position will be charged with setting strategy for the partner marketing team, ensure effective resource allocation, and lead/develop employees, reinforcing WM's cultural values.

The Daily
  • Develop and drive partner marketing strategy
  • Lead and drive execution of partner marketing strategy for network and SVOD distribution with MVPD, vMVPD and special market partners
  • Use a metrics-based approach to develop effective campaigns and programs, ensuring sufficient ROI is achieved
  • Partner with leads of Account Management, Business Planning, Finance, and Business Affairs to develop to drive value and customer demand of the WM brands through affiliate partnerships Lead and ideate creative execution of promotional strategies
  • Lead team responsible for creative development projects, ensuring strategic creative execution and implementation of all assets and tactics across partners, ensuring creative direction
  • Facilitate and foster collaboration across WM brands and marketing teams Drive subscription, activation, and engagement through point of sale education
  • Lead team in strategic development and launch of a comprehensive training program including curriculum, education, assessment and performance to drive the subscription, engagement and retention performance of HBO, HBO Max and Cinemax products
  • Lead the introduction of next generation E-learning; exploration and evaluation of technology solutions to maximize, efficiency, reach, and effectiveness of training program and strategies

The Essentials
  • 10+ years marketing experience within media industry
  • Intimate knowledge of media distribution landscape
  • Direct experience with MVPD and vMVPD operators preferred
  • Proven history of driving successful promotional campaigns and programs
  • Proven leader with experience in change management and developing and fostering high performing teams
  • In-depth understanding of the multiple facets of marketing (buying behaviors, strategic planning, analysis and measurement specific to media, creative development and execution across mediums)
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills with proven ability to present complex business problems to Senior Management.
  • Bachelor's Degree Required.
  • MBA Preferred.

The Perks
Warner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.