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Manager, Fire Devices

Manager, Fire Devices

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Audible - an Amazon company and perpetual innovator – is looking to add a Manger to its Seattle-based Marketing team, specifically focused on customer acquisition and marketing via Fire and Kindle devices. Using customer insights and data, you will implement strategies to shape innovative customer-focused programs at Amazon to drive strong customer acquisition at Audible. You will work cross-functionally and globally across Audible and Amazon to support and accelerate the growth of Audible.

The ideal candidate is an early adopter of digital technology and will be metrics-driven with strong ownership and focus. You will need to be able to prioritize effectively in a fast-moving environment, and communicate clearly and persuasively. To be successful in this role you will need to be creative and dedicated to continually testing, measuring and evolving new marketing programs that drive acquisition.

You will be a critical player in fueling the growth of Audible through Amazon via leveraging partnerships with teams in Seattle, as well as establishing Audible’s presence in Seattle. Some travel will be required to Audible’s east Coast offices to foster relationships with the existing teams. Your overarching focus will be on bringing innovative customer acquisition ideas to market in coordination with the product, creative and technology teams.

This is a distinctive opportunity to play a vital role on a fast-growing team, owning high visibility projects in a promising space. The role requires a commitment to goals, proactive examination, an attitude that anything is possible, and a relentless focus on the customer. The right candidate will thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast-changing, and collaborative environment where people are driven, enthusiastic, and not afraid to take risks. Your mission (and ours) is unique and powerful: fill hearts, minds, and souls with premium audio content that enables learning and literate entertainment.

  • Shape and execute acquisition and engagement initiatives, while setting and continuously managing the right expectations with all relevant stakeholders across Audible and Amazon
  • Cultivate relationships with strategic Amazon teams to identify and prioritize acquisition opportunities for Audible
  • Drive business case development – bring together customer insights, research, financial data and analytics to develop a perspective on revenue and profitability potential for new to market initiatives
  • Leverage Amazon ecosystem assets to provide Amazon customers with delightful, seamless, personalized experiences that drive acquisition for Audible
  • Work with the Product Management, Engineering and UX team to align on features and product road maps
  • Leverage data/analytics to continuously improve and make sound business decisions, but know how to make the call when all the data isn’t there
  • Partnering with Finance, Analytics and Data Science to define and measure success
  • Communication with superior verbal and written skills across all levels of the organization. Humility to listen and continually learn.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment where continuous innovation is desired as is bringing customer oriented experiences to market.
  • A record of partnering with teams across the organization and influencing to achieve business results across multiple teams who may have different goals.
  • Proficiency in writing business requirements documents and ensuring clear communication and coordination of requirements to the product and development teams.
  • Effective stakeholder persuasion, and methodical execution. Influence on cross-functional road maps, letting nothing stand in the way of clarity and prioritization.
  • Ability to proactively generate and quickly execute actionable recommendations based on the synthesis and analyses of data.
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever is necessary to drive projects to completion.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, or a related field of study required; MBA or further engineering, marketing or analytical education will be advantageous.
  • Strong marketing and/or product experience, defining and driving new programs, campaigns, and initiatives toward launch
  • Demonstrated understanding of messaging strategy, user experience and persuasive marketing techniques in driving engagement with new or existing features or benefits
  • A solid understanding of the full customer life cycle and a customer segmentation; Experience with gathering and utilizing customer insights
  • 5+ years of experience in related positions with increasing responsibility
  • Strong analytics and business case development skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to think big, yet nimbly, in a highly results-driven, fast-paced and deadline-driven environment
  • Some travel required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Product marketing experience
  • Experience in membership-based business models
  • Experience with both desktop and mobile platforms
We have a comprehensive benefits package but here are some of the fun perks:
  • All the snacks you can eat
  • 25% fitness reimbursement
  • Endless company sponsored events
  • Transit reimbursement, paid parking
  • Tuition assistance
  • Annual Amazon discount
Audible, Inc. is the world’s largest seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information and educational programming. Since inventing and commercializing the first portable digital audio player in 1997, our focus on technological innovation and superior programming has earned us millions of subscribers around the world. We’re an Amazon subsidiary with a presence on four different continents, yet we maintain a startup vibe and small company feel. We offer more than 375,000 downloadable audiobooks, audio editions of periodicals, and other programs, and an escalating array of listening products that enrich daily life for a growing population of people who want to be more productive, well-informed, and thoughtfully entertained.

Audible is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Minority/ Female/ Disability/ Vet