Sales Development Marketing Manager
XO Group Inc. — a lifestage media company including The Knot, The Nest, and The Bump brands —seeks a full-time, Sales Development Marketing professional to join our National Sales Team to brainstorm ideas and develop rocking, revenue generating, multi-platform integrated sales initiative for RFPs and pitches.The ideal candidate will be an extremely creative, organized, detail-obsessed, self-starter with a passion for everything digital and a solid knowledge of print. The ability to juggle multiple projects yet stay calm under pressure must be part of your DNA. Most important is that you thrive on being part of a collaborative team and will never say the words “It’s not my job!”For everyone at XO Group Inc., a collaborative spirit is a must. Our teams are very dedicated and excited about what they do — and we work hard to maintain that atmosphere. The right candidate for this position will be smart, enthusiastic, entrepreneurial, a problem solver, a go-getter and above all, a team player.Primary Responsibilities:- Conceptualize unique, targeted campaign ideas in response to RFPs (including sweepstakes, direct emails, online games, banners, digital apps, advertorials, print executions, video, social media, etc.)-Create succinct, yet creative PowerPoint decks and/or comprehensive Word documents that address client benefits and knock their socks off-Manage RFPs and sales presentations to meet deadlines-Collaborate and communicate with key departments including editorial, IT and creative services-Partner with sales team to develop comprehensive advertiser programs that will drive revenue-Weave research into a marketing presentationSpecific Skills and Abilities:- Strong, creative/marketing writing and presentation skills-Excellent time-management and multi-tasking skills-Obsessed with everything digital…from Facebook and Twitter to iPhone apps and YouTube-Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams- Solid knowledge of online research metricsQualifications:-Bachelor's degree-Significant experience in online marketing department required specifically responsible for development of multi-platform RFPs/decks and client presentations-Proficiency with Excel, Word and PowerPoint- Strong references requiredXO Group Inc. complies with all federal, state, and municipal laws that prohibit discrimination because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic.Thank you for your interest in this position and our company. It is appreciated.