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Publication or Company Thomson Reuters
Job Title Custom Solutions Director
Industry Advertising Agency, Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Sales/Advertising Sales, Social Media
Salary
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Thomson Reuters is seeking a sales expert to drive custom content & creative solutions for Reuters.com. Based in the U.S (NY), this role will report directly into the US Head of Sales. The Custom Solutions Director will be charged with spearheading innovative content and creative solutions that drive “best in class” ideas, generating incremental revenues for both the consumer and agency media teams within Reuters Media. This includes developing solutions and driving awareness around key editorial (franchise) offerings, while also solving for tailored content and creative advertising opportunities. With backing from editorial, sales, marketing support, design and business development, this role will be tasked with generating, and project managing, innovative solutions for the Reuters client base.

Responsibilities:

- Management of US Custom Solutions P&L.
- Regular interface with all internal constituents in Sales & Marketing Support, Product, Audience & Analytics, Editorial and Development teams to drive successful custom programs for our clients.
- Through interaction with the above-mentioned constituents, develop solutions for the sales team, with responsibility in pitching/presenting the ideas to agencies and clients.
- Project Manage these solutions, and all associated components, from inception to successful completion.
- In conjunction with stakeholders, develop scalable pricing solutions and scalable campaign schematics.
- Based on client and agency “success metrics”, ensure all audience and engagement criteria are successfully met.
- Provide accurate and detailed reporting for management and work closely with finance to forecast revenue.
- Keep informed of current digital trends and be proactive in recommending opportunities for Reuters sales teams and associated constituents.

Experience:
- 8-10 years experience in digital media
- Must have working, in-depth experience of developing and managing end-to-end custom solutions, in concert with associated stakeholders. This includes, but is not limited to tailored content platforms, multi-platform advertising solutions, social media extension and events. Business/Finance/News experience preferred
- Commercial and strategic thought leadership
- Customer-focused, with excellent written and verbal communication, networking and negotiation skills
- Ability to think and act globally
- Extremely detail-oriented and well-organized
- Proven track record of leading and project managing custom solutions
- Strong problem-solving and communication skills
- Self-motivated, detail-oriented and analytical
- Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a high-paced environment and under tight deadlines
About Our Company We are the leading source of intelligent information for the world's businesses and professionals, providing customers with competitive advantage. Intelligent information is a unique synthesis of human intelligence, industry expertise and innovative technology that provides decision-makers with the knowledge to act, enabling them to make better decisions faster. We deliver this must-have insight to the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit careers.thomsonreuters.com.

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.
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