Digital Sales Executive - Us Weekly
Entertainment and celebrity news is one of the fastest growing categories of content online. Wenner Media (Us Weekly, Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal) has been a leader in this space for 40+ years and is currently looking for a Digital Sales Executive to work out of its New York office and manage digital business in the East Coast Region (primarily New York). The ideal candidate will drive online sales for Us Weekly magazine’s website, UsMagazine.com, a leader in the Entertainment category with over 12.1 Million unique users a month and Us Weekly's mobile WAP platform with over 4.7 Million unique users a month (per November 2012 internal numbers). Job Responsibilities:•Lead in response to digital RFP’s including the preparation of Power Point presentations and Excel media plans•10-12 outbound Sales calls a week in the New York territory building relationships and creating awareness•Engaged in all stages of the sales cycle, from prospecting to developing customer rapport, onto closing business and servicing accounts•Developing, maintaining, and strengthening relationships with key online advertising and media buying agencies Job Requirements:•3+ years of experience selling online advertising and integrated programs; recent online sales experience required•Strong knowledge of the regional market and its potential; current agency and client relationships a must•Comfortable with selling promotions and integrated partnership programs beyond banner advertisements (past online agency media planning/buying experience preferred but not required)•Candidate must be detail oriented, both written and verbally articulate•A self-starter who possess high energy and solid presentation, creative and analytical skills•A positive team presence and team collaborator•A “get it done” mentality with the ability to multi task•Proficient at Power Point, Excel, and Photoshop (preferred but not required)•Clear communication skills internally as well as externallyPlease send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter via email to firstname.lastname@example.org with Digital Sales Executive in the subject. EOE M/FPlease send your resume, salary requirements and cover letter via email to email@example.com with Digital Sales Executive in the subject.