Online Advertising Planner - Chicago
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. Responsibilities * 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.