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IHS Markit

Director, Product Communications Strategy

This role leads the product marketing for the Polk Automotive Solutions product suite within the IHS Markit Automotive business line.  The product suite is comprised of Polk Audiences, Polk Demand Signals, and Polk Data Services, servicing the needs of automotive marketers, automotive retailers, and media platforms.   The suite provides automotive marketers the tools and insights critical to developing, activating, and optimizing successful marketing strategies across any channel - TV, Digital, social, direct marketing, and e-mail.

  • Strategic storyteller for Polk Automotive Solutions product suite, translating our complex capabilities within the marketing and advertising industry to communicate our value as a critical partner for any automotive marketer
  • Develop key selling points of each product, as well as comprehensive portfolio, aligned to the motivations of target customers:  OEM/brand leaders, dealerships, and media platforms & publishers
  • Lead marketing communications strategies, solidifying our position as trusted authority in automotive industry via thought leadership & case studies, earned media, and marketing & sales collateral
  • Lead marketing and promotion of Polk Automotive Solutions as the internal stakeholder directing Marketing and Creative Services internal teams, including paid media and events

Education/Experience Requirements
  • 7-10 years in Marketing & Advertising; agency, client, publisher, or data provider
  • Fundamental background in performance marketing, media/ad tech (advanced TV / Digital), and industry opportunity
  • Understanding of automotive marketing landscape and challenges
  • Work effectively as part of a product team and foster team cooperation
  • Strong written and verbal communications with an aptitude for presenting thoughts and ideas to all levels of internal and external stakeholders
  • Works to build consensus across groups with competing priorities
  • Persuasive with details and facts
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in all Microsoft Office and SalesForce applications


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