Walgreens, one of the nation's largest drugstore chains, is included in the Retail Pharmacy USA Division of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Nasdaq: WBA), a global leader in retail and wholesale pharmacy. Walgreens is proud to be a neighborhood health, beauty and retail destination supporting communities across the country, and was named to FORTUNE* magazine’s 2019 Companies that Change the World list. Approximately 8 million customers interact with Walgreens in stores and online each day. As of August 31, 2019, Walgreens operates 9,277 drugstores with a presence in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, along with its omnichannel business, Walgreens.com. Walgreens also provides specialty pharmacy and mail services and offers in-store clinics and other health care services throughout the United States, most of which are operated by our health care strategic partners.
The Director of Media is responsible for guiding the development of integrated digital and mass media plans to achieve overall brand goals and Pharmacy/Daily Living business unit growth and profit goals. In partnership with external agencies and internal marketing team members, oversees the planning, negotiation, buying of all media vehicles; ensures flawless implementation. Makes recommendations for partnerships that would further our brand and business goals. Provides overall industry expertise and thought leadership on new media venues, trends, measurement resources, consumer insights, risks and opportunities to keep us in a leadership position while being as efficient as possible. Manages a team of internal media experienced professionals including day-to-day initiatives, performance management and career planning.