Director, International Marketing Operations - 14 month maternity cover contract 

Media | Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Director, International Marketing Operations - 14 month maternity cover contract

  • Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
  • Media
  • Fixed-Term Ancestry Contract

About Ancestry:

When you join Ancestry, you join a human-centered company where every person’s story is important. We believe that by discovering the struggles and triumphs of our past, we can foster deeper bonds and more meaningful connections among families and communities. Our talented team of scientists, engineers, genealogists, historians, and storytellers is dedicated to empowering customers around the world from all backgrounds on their journeys of personal discovery. 

With more than 30+ billion digitized global historical records, 100+ million family trees, and 20+ million people in our growing AncestryDNA database, Ancestry helps customers discover their family story and gain a new level of understanding about their lives. Passionate about dedicating your work to enriching people’s lives? You belong at Ancestry.

The International Marketing Operations team is a recently-formed group focused on optimising marketing initiatives across countries and functions. In this role you will be an important partner to the broader International marketing team, and will directly support the growth and evolution of International markets through process and infrastructure improvements, increasing efficiencies, removing obstacles and implementing scalable solutions. In this role you will be accountable for the strategic leadership of operational services.​​ You will also be responsible for leading the team that ensures effective planning, efficient investment, and accountability across the International marketing department.

What you will do

  • Oversee the team's activities, ensuring development and implementation of efficient operations and cost-effective systems
  • Lead a team responsible for supporting Marketing initiatives across multiple groups and geographies and ensuring alignment to business goals
  • Establish performance goals for team and publish quarterly KPI report
  • Own all processes, systems, templates, tools, and quality standards for international marketing to ensure dependencies and risks are proactively managed
  • Develop set training and review cycles for internal and external partners
  • Integrate smart automation when possible, working across agencies to bring consistency to data input

Who you are

  • Team leadership and experience driving innovation within an eCommerce marketing environment
  • Experience using data to drive improvements in process and business outcomes
  • Deep knowledge of marketing practices in order to pre-emp dependencies and issues
  • Experience managing multilingual projects in a sensitive and regulatory environment
  • Able to adjust communication style to collaborate with all levels of seniority
  • Learning mindset: you thrive on teamwork and engagement, and understand how to foster innovation and collaboration

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including bonus scheme, stock, 25 days paid leave, health insurance, pension and more. We support in-office, hybrid and remote working options to suit your needs and preferences. This position can be based in Ireland or the UK.



Additional Information:

Ancestry is an Equal Opportunity Employer that makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, military or veteran status, citizenship, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. In addition, Ancestry will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

All job offers are contingent on a background check screen that complies with applicable law.  For San Francisco office candidates, pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, Ancestry will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.  

Ancestry is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Ancestry via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of Ancestry. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Ancestry as a result of the referral or through other means.

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