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(USA) Director, Digital Strategy - Radio & Audio



Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 29, 2023

(USA) Director, Digital Strategy - Radio & Audio

(USA) Director, Digital Strategy - Radio & Audio

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Job Function Corporate Affairs and Communications
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition R-1490640

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

The Director of Radio & Audio will set the strategic vision and lead the team responsible for the day-to-day management of Walmart and Sam’s Club radio. This unique platform is digitally streamed to more than 5,000 stores, clubs and facilities, and reaches an audience of more than 1.5 million Walmart associates and 150 million customers across the U.S. each week. This role sits on the Digital Strategy & Brand Engagement team within Global Communications at Walmart.

Exceptional judgment, proactive vision-setting, people leadership, cultural awareness and relentless creative thinking are paramount to this role. Working closely with our partners in Communications, Walmart Connect, Marketing and Global Tech, this role’s top priority is leading the team responsible for building a two-way sonic relationship with our associates, customers and stakeholders by telling unforgettable stories and extending the impact of Walmart and Sam’s Club’s communication campaigns.

You’ll make an impact by:

  • Directing radio and audio vision, strategy and execution while maintaining an exceptional eye for detail and proactively looking for opportunities to evolve
  • Leading, mentoring and developing a high-performing team while curating a collaborative environment where our DJs are empowered to explore their creativity and own their responsibilities
  • Providing expert counsel to business partners and communication leaders in dynamic conditions, as well as helping scale the infrastructure needed to consistently reach our audiences
  • Constructively challenging conventional approaches by generating, testing and learning from bold ideas that break through and resonate

You’ll sweep us off our feet if:

  • You’re an experienced strategic thinker, passionate people manager and proven storyteller
  • You have a consistent history of ownership, proactive problem-solving and strong attention to detail
  • You’re a natural leader who can play an active role brainstorming and expressing rationale confidently in real-time
  • You have a track record of building successful cross-functional partnerships, including agency support, marketing and advertising at scale
  • You are comfortable taking creative risks and have a history of demonstrating sound judgment in risk-taking on large-scale or highly visible projects
  • You have robust experience in building and sustaining serialized content appealing to a broad base
  • You are an unwavering professional with strong executive presence, capable of giving and receiving feedback, as well as succeeding in a dynamic environment

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed in the role. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. The full Job Description can be made available as part of the hiring process.

Benefits & Perks:

Beyond competitive pay, you can receive incentive awards for your performance. Other great perks include 401(k) match, stock purchase plan, paid maternity and parental leave, PTO, multiple health plans, and much more.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, ideas and opinions – while being inclusive of all people.

Who We Are

The Walmart Global Communications team is focused on both traditional and new ways to reach audiences internally and externally and shape the reputation of the brand. Team members work cross-functionally with every aspect of Walmart business, connecting with associates across the globe. The work goes beyond retail. Our team has the ability to influence and impact communities across the U.S. in areas ranging from healthcare to sustainability to inclusion and diversity. We are a nimble group that comes from a vast background, yet are guided by the same north star: to work quickly, cost effectively and with vast foresight. Together, we innovate and are a force for positive change.

Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications: 2 years’ supervisory experience. Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, or related field and 5 years’ experience in public relations, communications or related field OR 7 years’ experience in public relations, communications or related field.

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Communications - Social Media, Database Management, Managing A/B testing program, Project Management, Walmart

Primary Location...

702 SW 8TH ST, BENTONVILLE, AR 72716, United States of America

About Walmart

At Walmart, we help people save money so they can live better. This mission serves as the foundation for every decision we make, from responsible sourcing to sustainability—and everything in between. As a Walmart associate, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of retail, tech, merchandising, finance and hundreds of other industries—all while affecting the lives of millions of customers all over the world. Here, your work makes an impact every day. What are you waiting for?

Walmart, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Associate discounts in-store and online
  • Education assistance for Associate and dependents
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid Time off - to include vacation, sick, parental
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.com/Benefits.

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