Sprint Corp (NYSE:S) continues to focus on expansion of digital initiatives as part of the firm’s turnaround, reporting its first in-house digital marketing unit to better meet its marketing needs. The company has been making substantial progress on using digital platforms to convert and drive more users online and at retail.
Establishing an in-house digital marketing group will permit for streamlined internal communications, enhanced speed to market, yearly cost savings and the capability to follow a data-driven marketing plan. Rob Roy, the Chief Digital Officer at Sprint, reported that as they continue to transform company, they are performing things differently and taking adequate measures to drive better outcome and efficiencies, including significantly expanding their digital capabilities.
This focus on digital, now with latest digital marketing talent, enables them to remain on the cutting edge as they work to better serve and attract their customers. Sprint intends to hire around 100 digital people in remainder of 2017 to support its digital plans. Positions available now and in the imminent weeks include professionals in creative development for programmatic digital media, display, media buying, analytics and paid search, as well as other digital segments such as care, operations and web development.
The jobs are mainly based in Reston, Virginia, taking benefit of the growing talent pool in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia, and at company’s Overland Park, Kansas headquarters. The folks interested can apply online on the company’s Careers Digital site. New positions are anticipated to be posted regularly to meet Sprint’s growing digital needs.
In the last trading session, the stock price of Sprint declined 0.61% to close the day at $8.13. The decline came at a share volume of 7.720 million compared to average share volume of 10.38 million. After the recent drop, the market cap of Sprint stands around $32 billion.