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Assistant Account Manager

Publication or Company 
Industry  Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements Thomson Reuters has an opening for an Assistant Account Manager in the Chicago sales office. This role will help advance the overall goals of the Advertising Sales Department by assisting with pre-sales activity, campaign stewardship and new revenue generation.

Essential Responsibilities:

Pre-Sales:

- Provide sales support to the East Coast sales team
- Analyze research data and develop consumer insights for customers
- Create multimedia sales presentations and provide promotional materials for sales presentations Internal liaison to the marketing, finance and operations teams
- Assist with creation of customer proposals

Campaign Stewardship:

- Review agency IO's and contract terms in order to get management signature/approval
- Communicate and secure inventory for new programs with ad operations group
- Process insertion orders and revisions
- Communicate with Marketing and Design teams regarding program elements requiring product/design development
- Work with ad operations to ensure delivery of campaigns
- Work with ad operations and sales executives to optimize media campaigns
- Serve as the primary point of contact for agency media teams in regard to creative assets collection and management, campaign optimization recommendations and day-to-day campaign maintenance

Post Sales:

- Reconcile billing issues with clients and the Accounting team
- Maintain third-party reports on all campaigns to ensure accurate billing for customers and maintain campaign fulfillment with the AdOps team with weekly meetings
- Develop summary reports that reflect performance of the campaign with screenshots and final campaign tracking reports

Qualifications:

- Previous experience in online advertising required (3+ years preferred)
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including PowerPoint
- Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Excellent time management skills
- Self-starter; capable of delivering on goals with minimal supervision
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