Account Manager

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 12, 2013
Closes
Apr 11, 2013
Contact
Mr. Steven Marder
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Hollywood.com is seeking NYC-based digital ad sales Account Managers to work with our growing staff out of our new SoHo loft space. We are ramping up our ad sales efforts together with our recent re-launch of Hollywood.com, which includes an all-new look and feel, technology stack and re-imagined content focus headed up by InTouch Weekly’s former editor-in-chief. Sales opportunities include all properties’ platforms and Apps (web, mobile and tablet). We are looking for entrepreneurial go-getters who are strategic and energetic to join our existing ad sales team in taking our brand into the marketplace. A candidate should have a strong background in interactive advertising with a proven track record of managing the pre-sales process working with the sales and ops teams. S/he will be highly organized and detailed-oriented, self-sufficient with solid communication skills and the ability to work on multiple ongoing
projects.

This position supports the sales team with their sales efforts and identifies opportunities for streamlining processes both internally and externally. The Account Manager will have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of the online ad business, help drive growth by fueling sales opportunities, and work cross functionally with ad operations, client services, and other teams across the organization to compile necessary, pertinent information and serve the sales team effectively.

Desired Skills & Experience

• Pre- and post-sales operations support to the Sales Team
• Oversees the execution, completion and fulfillment of requests for proposal (RFPs)
• Ensures that the sales team has the required sales materials and support information for all RFP responses
• Coordinates with ad ops & marketing to craft the most effective plan based on RFP requirements
• Assists in strategic proposal development for top-tier digital advertisers
• Assist in developing client recommendations, presentations, proposals, and supporting materials
• Assist in filling out advertising spec templates
• Enter media plan details into DSM, MediaVisor, Atlas, or other as necessary
• After the close of a sale, serve as liaison in passing critical information to internal teams
• Review media plans to ensure accuracy of placement details
• Work with client services and ad operations teams to review campaigns and create post-campaign reports for advertisers
• Develop strong understanding of Hollywood.com products and positioning

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