Sales Development Project Manager

Location
South San Francisco
Posted
Mar 19, 2012
Closes
Apr 18, 2012
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Future US is looking for a Sales Development Project Manager to contribute to our integrated digital and print ad sales development efforts. This individual will be responsible for developing innovative, turn-key custom advertising programs and sales solutions, and managing sold projects from development to launch.

Essential Functions:

Respond creatively and quickly to several RFPs per week by providing efficient, thoughtful and saleable custom solutions for the sales team
Participate in the brainstorming process to develop creative custom programs and solutions
Collaborate extensively with sales, editorial and design to create strategic and creative concepts
Develop custom presentations based on advertiser needs and requests.
Create online and print ad sales materials and collateral
Work collaboratively with marketing to generate research and case studies for new and existing clients to build the story of why they should advertise with Future
Stay informed about online standards, both industry-wide and company-specific, in order to foster expertise and the continual transfer of knowledge to sales reps and clients

Required Skills:

Creativity that knows no limits
Minimum of 2 years of interactive marketing, sales or promotions experience
At least one year of agency experience and 6-12 months digital experience a MUST
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in busy environment
Strong understanding of basic marketing principles and how to use qualitative and quantitative information to develop successful solutions and pitches
Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary
Strong analytical skills
Thrives in a fast-paced work environment
Strong team player with a can-do, pitch in attitude
Capable of working proactively with multiple departments to achieve results
Proficiency in Keynote, PowerPoint, MS Word and Excel a must
Proficiency in Photoshop, InDesign and Flash a huge plus
BA or BS from an accredited university


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