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WindStream Communications Director - Marketing Consumer Insights (Remote) in Topeka, Kansas

Director - Marketing Consumer Insights (Remote) - ( 23001518 )

Description

Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

Windstream offers bundled services, including broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers. The company also provides data, cloud solutions, unified communications and managed services to business and enterprise clients. The company supplies core transport solutions on a local and long-haul fiber-optic network spanning approximately 150,000 miles.

As the Director for Consumer insights , you will develop a deep understanding of our prospects and customers to inform our segmentation, marketing messaging, and overall growth strategy. In this role you are responsible for understanding why prospects or customers have certain preferences or make certain decisions. These insights will be critical as we work to develop brand personas and messaging to those personas in a compelling and relatable fashion.

What You’ll Do:

  • Conduct research and analysis to understand our prospects including who they are, their motivations, how they feel about our brand, which product/service features are most important to them, what drives their buying decision at different stages of the buying journey, and how they feel about the competition.

  • Conduct research and analysis to understand our customers including: Why do customers make certain decisions or take certain behaviors? What are their pain points today and how severe are those pain points? How do they feel about our brand vis-à-vis the competition? What do they value most in our products and services? Where are the pain points? How would they feel about future products/services/solutions?

  • Aggregate internal (RIS, service, NPS, etc.) and external (social, web, etc.) customer data to identify patterns, trends and opportunities for sales and retention. Develop a central voice-of-the customer (VOC) repository and structured reports for self-service.

  • Conduct primary (focus groups, customer surveys, etc.) and secondary research to uncover the needs, preferences, and behaviors of our (the ‘why’) from our prospects and customers.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to answer key customer questions and develop customer-focused strategies and initiatives.

  • Conduct primary research on the base to better understand interest in a mobile product to inform our positioning and messaging strategy.

  • Conduct research on customers that are visiting Uqual to check prices to uncover the ‘why’ and develop an action plan

Do You Have:

  • 12 years of brand marketing or consumer research marketing experience with 7 years leadership experience.

  • Exceptional team leader skills and an ability to influence cross-functionally while collaborating with multiple levels of leaders and teams within the organization.

  • Proven ability to operate in a fast-paced environment, reacting with sound judgement and often without specific direction.

  • Expertise in developing and implementing brand strategies based on consumer insights, market data, category trends, customer analysis, and the competitive environment.

  • Proficient at flexing between strategic planning and tactical planning.

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; MBA is preferred

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans

  • 401K Plan

  • Health & Flexible Savings Account

  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans

  • Educational Assistance Plan

  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

  • https://windstreambenefits.com

Windstream DEI&B Statement: Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and the inclusive, equitable culture we are building fosters belonging and empowers each one of us to create amazing customer experiences.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group

  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group

  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ Employee Resource Group

  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group

  • WARG – Ability Resource Group

  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

College degree and 10 years professional level experience with 3-5 years supervisory experience; or 14 years professional level related experience with 3-5 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience desired.

Primary Location : US-Arkansas-Virtual Office AR 0.93 - 0.97

Other Locations : United States

Job Category : Marketing

EEO Statement: : Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Req ID: 23001518

Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing. Equal Opportunity Employer including minority/female/disability/veteran; Without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. Windstream is a drug-free workplace.

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