Digital Account Director, Epicurious

Los Angeles
Jan 29, 2013
Feb 28, 2013
Full Time
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Digital Account Director, Los Angeles
Epicurious/Ziplist is seeking a Digital Account Director for a full-time staff position.
 The Digital Account Director generates advertising revenue by identifying prospects, identifying influential touch-points and contacts, developing strategic plans, preparing presentations, negotiating rates and schedules, and communicating results or problems to management.
 The Digital Account Director maintains and expands the advertising client base in a variety of categories such as: CPG, Auto, Pharma, Retail, Travel, Finance. 
S/he is responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with key advertising decision makers. This individual represents the company at trade shows and industry events to promote business, where appropriate, and completes all forms and processes paperwork for assigned accounts.
 Primary Responsibilities
  • Responsible for cultivating, developing and maintaining relationships with key advertising decision makers at both the agency and client level
  • Use various sales aides, visual presentations, research reports and sales support data to help effectively deliver brand awareness message to clients
  • Provide accurate and timely business estimates, forecasts, paperwork/administration
  • Provide account status reports, submit weekly itineraries, generate competitive analysis and share-of -market reports, etc
  • Keep relevant others informed (management, split partners, corporate) regarding account status, proposals, personnel changes, etc
  • Effective sales skills, negotiation techniques and superior communication skills which are essential to the job.
  • A proven ability to plan, develop and implement sales strategies that produce results
  • Excellent presentation, communication and organizational skills
  • Minimum of 5 years Sales experience required with Digital sales responsibility in current role.
Conde Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands. In the United States, Conde Nast publishes 18 consumer magazines, four business-to-business publications, 27 websites, and more than 50 apps for mobile and tablet devices, all of which define excellence in their categories. The company also owns Fairchild Fashion Media (FFM), whose portfolio of brands serves as the leading source of news and analysis for the global fashion community. Conde Nast has won more National Magazine Awards over the past ten years than all of its competitors combined. Visit and follow us on Twitter @CondeNastCorp and @CondeNastCareer.
Conde Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.
Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.
Salary is also commensurate with experience.



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