Director Strategic Projects

Zeta Global

San Francisco, CA, US / Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 02/26/2021
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  • Company Address: 185 Madison Avenue 5th Floor, New York, NY, 10016

About Zeta Global

Zeta Global is a data-powered marketing technology company that combines the industry’s third largest data set (2.4B+ identities) with results-driven AI to unlock consumer intent, personalize experiences and drive customer acquisition, retention and growth.

Job Description



Do you enjoying driving multiple high impact initiatives? Are you analytical, data driven and a clear communicator? Do you thrive at the intersection of business and technology? If yes, we want to talk to you. Zeta is looking for a Manager of Strategic Projects for data cloud with great talent and potential to join us! We are seeking experienced, energetic, and self-starting technologists with project and program management experience to join the Data Cloud team. Our Data Cloud team is responsible for the

Zeta Identity Graph platform, which captures billions of behavioral, demographic, environmental, and transactional signals, for people-based marketing. As part of this team, the director of strategic projects will have a deep understanding of our data assets, familiarity with our technologies/platform and good knowledge of our various business units and help coordinate efforts to deliver solutions to clients, compile, schedule and execute internal and external product roadmaps and help devise and deliver strategic projects that improve the company’s bottom line and grow our data assets.


As a Director of Strategic Projects, your responsibilities will include: 

  • Interface with product and engineering teams to ensure projects are on track, remove blockers, help make decisions to guide projects to outcomes needed for the business
  • Coordinate between technical and operational teams to help execute solutions for clients that involve data, automation and technology
  • Understand our vast data sets and their main business uses and how to query them accurately to answer business questions or identify opportunities for improved data/data derivatives
  • Manage a pipeline of prioritized initiatives for each business unit and help keep teams focused on most impactful projects
  • File and manage tickets/stories to track initiatives and push efforts forward to resolution or disposition


We are looking for exceptional talent with attention to details and a solid foundation in data, automation and technology. The candidate will have had at least 3 years of experience leading multiple programs to business success 


  • 3+ years’ experience managing dozens of projects or multiple programs
  • Ability to initiate, influence and drive projects to completion with minimal direction
  • Foundational understanding of big data, data management, data processing technologies
  • Strong written and oral communication skills. Comfortable working with internal and external stakeholders
  • Pragmatic decision maker, ability to motivate, influence and push people to drive outcomes
  • Great project management systems and processes to manage several projects and workstreams across teams simultaneously
  • Focus on accomplishing business goals as opposed to progress on technical projects 

IDEAL CANDIDATE: Understand business objectives, able to devise a solution with available technical and non-technical resources and organize and effectively lead initiatives to completion to achieve expected business outcomes expeditiously.


About Zeta Global
Zeta Global is a  data-powered marketing technology company with a heritage of innovation and industry leadership. Founded in 2007 by entrepreneur David A. Steinberg and John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Inc and Pepsi-Cola, the Company combines the industry’s 3rd largest proprietary data set (2.4B+ identities) with Artificial Intelligence to unlock consumer intent, personalize experiences and help our clients drive business growth.

Our technology runs on the Zeta Marketing Platform, which powers ‘end to end’ marketing programs for some of the world’s leading brands. With expertise encompassing all digital marketing channels – Email, Display, Social, Search and Mobile – Zeta orchestrates acquisition and engagement programs that deliver results that are scalable, repeatable and sustainable.


Zeta Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ancestry, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, medical condition, disability, veterans status, or any other basis protected by law.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Zeta Global Recognized in Enterprise Marketing Software and Cross-Channel Campaign Management Reports by Independent Research Firm

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