Sales Development Manager, HuffPost Live! (New York)

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Dec 29, 2012
Closes
Jan 28, 2013
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time

About The Huffington Post:

The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 36.9 million monthly unique visitors (comScore April, 2012) posting over 6.5 million comments each month. The site has over 30,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain and Italy.

Title: Sales Development Manager, HuffPost Live!

Responsibilities:
•    Responsible to lead all solutions development associated with HuffPost Live
•    Strategically assess the competitive landscape and prioritize revenue opportunities.
•    Lead the development of specific ideas and guide in the development of key customer proposals, upfront meetings and strategy sessions.
•    Create customizable and scalable strategic advertising solutions by leveraging and integrating various marketing tactics across multiple platforms
•    Revisit and refine client specific campaigns and account strategies as needed to ensure metrics and campaign goals are being achieved.
•    Provide thought leadership about the evolution of advertising, emerging trends, technologies, entertainment and media.
•    Oversee that all non-standard elements of deals are executed appropriately in conjunction with show producers and Advertising Operations teams
•    Serve as a resource to other team Strategy Team members; oversee Media Planner

•    Partner with regional sales leads and category teams to manage needs of the marketplace and sales force in order to increase regional and vertical revenue.

Requirements:

•    Minimum of 5 years of digital sales development experience
•    Must be comfortable with online media strategies; digital video background preferred
•    Strong experience in MS Office; proficient in PowerPoint and Excel
•    Solid business presentation and sales call skills
•    Branded entertainment skills a plus as integrations are within the media mix
•    Bachelors Degree required; MBA a plus



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