Online Advertising Planner - Chicago

Wikia, Inc.
Oct 24, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
Digital Media
Sales Rep
Full Time
Wikia is looking for an experienced Online Advertising Planner for our Midwest sales team who has a background in interactive advertising experience with a proven track record of acquiring new business and building/maintaining client relationships. The right candidate will also be highly organized and detailed-oriented, with solid communication skills and the ability to work on multiple ongoing projects.


* Work with the sales team to build and grow our current client list
* Develop strong/deep relationships with ad agencies and clients responsible for online advertising
* Act as Liaison for the Sales, Ad Operations, Design and Marketing teams
* Help with execution, completion and fulfillment of requests for proposal (RFPs)
* Assist with @Plan and Comscore reports
* Review and build media plans and ensure accuracy of placement details
* Build sales presentations and proposals in PowerPoint
* Assist in filling out advertising spec templates and answering questions about Wikia's ad specs
* Enter media plan details into MediaVisor or Atlas as necessary
* Be responsible for procedures related to booking the insertion orders, including successfully entering and reserving ad inventory using DART?'s DSM contract management system
* Develop strong understanding of Wikia?'s ad products and sponsorship opportunities
* Ensure that our premiere clients receive the highest level of sales customer service
* Provide scalable solutions for advertisers

Desired Skills & Experience

* 1-3 years experience in relevant position in Online Advertising
* Knowledge of the interactive marketplace (gaming and /or entertainment experience is a plus)
* Strong work ethic; desire to work in an entrepreneurial environment
* Must be a team player
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to multi-task must be able to juggle multiple projects and clients
* Excellent communication skills must be able to think critically about both client needs and internal solutions
* Ability to work independently
* Excellent time management skills
* Experience with DART?'s DSM and DFP is preferred
* Strong experience with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly in Excel & PowerPoint

Benefits & Perks

Wikia offers a competitive salary package including stock options, health benefits (medical and dental), PTO, and a 401K.

About Wikia

Wikia is a collaborative publishing platform that enables communities to discover, create, and share content on any topic in any language. Community-created wikis cover everything from the latest games, anime, music and TV shows to eco-friendly living and the world's best chocolate chip recipes. With 275,000 enthusiast communities attracting more than 45 million global unique visitors each month, Wikia is the largest user-generated media company and is a Top 50 site, according to Quantcast. Wikia was founded in 2004 by Jimmy Wales and Angela Beesley, and is headquartered in a brightly colored SOMA office in San Francisco, CA.

Principals only. Agency and recruiter resumes will be considered unsolicited resumes that are not subject to placement fees.

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