AlticeUSA/CSC Holdings

  • Head of Digital News

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/4/2018 9:56 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-19410
    Area of Interest
    News & Programming
    Business Unit
    News 12
    Position Type
    Full-Time
    Job Location : Location
    US-NY-Long Island City
  • Overview

    Altice USA (NYSE: ATUS) is one of the largest broadband communications and video services providers in the United States, delivering broadband, pay television, telephony services, proprietary content and advertising services to approximately 4.9 million Residential and Business customers across 21 states through its Optimum and Suddenlink brands.

    From high-speed broadband and ultra-HD video, to digital advertising solutions, local news and voice offerings, we are making connections possible around the country -- to businesses, to consumers, to communities, to schools, to hospitals, and everyone in between.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    Altice USA News is taking on an aggressive digital and mobile transformation.

    This role will oversee the digital strategy that will create mobile/digital-first platforms that will increase consumer engagement, viewership, and contemporize how our viewers consume news content.

     

    Enhancing and innovating AUSA News digital service offerings to drive measurable value for N12, i24 and ancillary brands/franchises

    Drive social engagement with our news brands and content

    Serve as the visionary for the digital products and create excitement and motivation throughout our networks about digital first mindset

    Drive revenue objectives by partnering with ad sales and launching/growing our direct to consumer subscription business

    Serve as a change leader who will challenge status quo, lead ideation, build a compelling vision, and know how to turn that vision into a reality while driving business results

    Responsible for day to day management and execution of all digital assets and platforms, digital content and leading the measurement/success of these mediums

    Work with news leadership to define the digital product roadmap

    Manage digital team, external relationships and internal stakeholders

    Support the launch of our new local lifestyle network and the re-launch of our high school sports business, Varsity

    Qualifications

     

    • Proven track record leading digital for media brand(s) w/ direct to consumer / subscription product experience
    • 10+ years of digital consumer product management experience; designing, developing, and deploying digital products. Experience in news/communications related organizations a plus
    • Experience launching new digital ventures and transforming traditional brands in a fast paced larger scale environment (either in house venture or agency/consulting firm)
    • Strong digital and social media fluency (FB, Snapchat, You Tube, Twitter, Instagram)
    • Strong digital analytics/measurement skills
    • Experience with product releases in across mobile, social media, apps technologies
    • Ability to generate and evaluate ideas for best-in-class digital platforms, content, and bring to life
    • Experience managing multiple projects and bring them in on budget and on time
    • Ability to work under tight deadlines and pressure and quickly shift direction/scope of projects to meet the needs of the company

    Altice USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.  

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