Manager, Digital Distribution

4 days agoNew York, NY / Remote

New York, NY, USA • Tysons, VA, USA • Virginia, USA • Virtual Req #19961

Thursday, January 6, 2022

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Manager, Digital Distribution

USA TODAY NETWORK is seeking a Manager of Digital Distribution to report to the Sr. Director, Digital Distribution, who will primarily be responsible for the day-to-day partner support, deal compliance, and ongoing promotional and editorial activities of our digital distribution business.

Over the last 5 years, Gannett has made significant inroads establishing digital distribution partnerships with key content portals and social platforms. We are one of the largest news and sports syndicators through our USATODAYand sports enthusiast brands.And our local newspapers have informed communities across the U.S. for decades.

We are now looking for an enthusiastic digital distribution executive that is ready to take their skills to the next level and work within a high-growth distribution and partnerships business unit.


  • Manage ongoing performance and revenue metrics for assigned partners.
  • Provide regular analysis and insights to the Digital Distribution team to support programming and business decisions.
  • Assist in the business development of new and existing partnerships by identifying new opportunities and providing business modeling support.
  • Work directly with partners to gain an understanding of best practices on how to build audiences and grow engagement.
  • Support day-to-day partner marketing and promotional initiatives to drive awareness, acquisition, and engagement.
  • Work with team to ensure partner oversight, deal fulfillment, and business strategy is properly executed.
  • Maintain knowledge and awareness of competitive marketplace and provide team with regular briefings.
  • Bachelor's or master's degree in communications, journalism marketing or related field preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years in a digital partnerships, sales, or business analyst role.
  • Understanding of the news aggregator landscape (Microsoft News, Yahoo News, Google News, Apple News, etc.)
  • Experience working with multiple departments and stakeholders.
  • Experience compiling and benchmarking data from multiple third-party sources
  • Experience supporting partner-facing executives
  • Strategic thinker, self-starter, and creative problem solver
  • Superior Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Excellent communicator in written and verbal form
  • Extremely versatile, dedicated to efficient productivity
  • Employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment, post-offer background check.
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Job ID: utn-19961