Company: Ancestry is a cutting-edge science and technology company with a very human mission—to help every person discover, preserve, and share the story of what led to them. Combining the rich information in family trees and historical records, and the genetic details revealed in DNA, Ancestry creates unique experiences that give people a new understanding of their lives. Ancestry is a privately-held company with strategic equity investors that include Silver Lake and GIC. Revenues increased from $225 million in 2009 to $680 million in 2015, and is expected to top $1 billion for 2017. Launched in May 2012, AncestryDNA is a fast-growing segment of Ancestry. It is the world’s largest consumer DNA database with DNA samples from more than two million people.
Position: Ancestry is seeking a Senior Director for product marketing matters. This newly created role will be based in Ancestry’s San Francisco office and will report to Chief Legal Officer, Carla Newell. This attorney will play an important role as a business advisor by providing counsel on a variety of legal issues related to agency engagement creation of online and offline marketing campaigns, TV sponsorships, brand marketing, claim support, and advertising. This attorney will be responsible for supervising one other attorney focused on marketing.
Experience: The successful candidate will have 7-10+ years of experience in multi-channel marketing, advertising, and social media, including working knowledge of CAN-SPAM, FTC and FCC regulations as they pertain to product sales on-air and online. At least 5 years of in-house experience strongly preferred.
Location: San Francisco, CA
Internal Number: O-0344626
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