Advertising Sales Intern-Finance Team

Employer
Location
Beverly Hills
Posted
Oct 06, 2012
Closes
Nov 05, 2012
Duration
Full Time
Passionate, curious, creative? Our employees have helped to create popular and engaging online products and destinations that attract over 150 million unique visitors each month globally. As a result, AOL is a leading global web services company with a substantial worldwide audience, a suite of powerful web brands and industry leading products, and one of the largest advertising networks in the United States. We look for people that are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission: to inform, entertain, and connect the world.

AOL is looking for an intern to assist the sales team. It's an opportunity for someone to learn about the sales process, with a focus on pre-sales: research, preparation, proposal development. The internship also presents an opportunity to hone public speaking/presenting skills and knowledge of research tools.

Responsibilities
Responsible for the pre-sale and post-sale process with AOL Advertisers- includes teaming with regional/category sales professionals on all assigned accounts to drive additional revenue and overachieve on the team’s goals. Ensure client satisfaction and AOL Advertising’s business health through custom campaign strategies and a high level of service; analyze deal or campaign performance; develop innovative alternatives to existing deals or campaigns; and communicate with partners and appropriate internal departments on these initiatives.

•Works with sales professionals to develop proposals, provide deal evaluation, sales negotiations, revisions and follow- up.
•Input RFP responses into internal systems, client external templates and third party planning systems.
•Effectively optimizes campaign performance by recommending adjustments to inventory and creative components of the campaign.
•Responsible for day- to-day communication with internal customers to monitor campaign delivery and contract compliance, ensuring full revenue recognition and client objectives success.
•Track and analyze usage trends and prepares sales and internal reports.
•Utilize third-party research tools to support plan recommendations and provide competitive spending analysis

Qualifications
•Rising junior or senior pursuing degree in Marketing or related field or recent 2012 graduate.
•You communicate well both verbally and written
•You love breaking down problems and thinking through creative solutions
•You are a collaborator – you like people, people like you – and you can work effectively across cultures and personalities
•You have a flexible schedule and can be available part-time (up to 25 hours/week) or full-time (40 hours/week) to complete deliverables

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