Associate Manager - Sales Planner, SI.com
SI.com is looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, focused individual to assist with all aspects of our online sales and marketing efforts. Overall we are looking for someone who is highly detail oriented, can thrive in a deadline-driven environment and has familiarity with online advertising platforms and executions. This is an ideal position for a candidate looking to grow their online advertising experience within an exciting and dynamic organization. Job Requirements:• Day-to-day support of Sports Illustrated sales team through development of media plans and for advertising proposals. Proposals – both proactive and in response to RFPs – must be accurate, creative, meet objectives, and submitted on time. • Work closely with Client Marketing on custom programs, both digital only and integrated with print. • Manage and track online campaign implementation, delivery, and optimization processes and ensure that contract revenue is fulfilled. • Communicate directly with clients and agencies regarding campaign details. • Liaise between departments: ad operations, client marketing, sales, finance. • Research and report on website and industry trends when necessary.• Be an expert on site content, new features, and new ad units in order to put together the best media plans possible. • Stay abreast of industry news and competitive sites. • Thrive in a fast-paced industry and produce high quality work while meeting tight deadlines. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree; 3-5 years minimum work experience preferred; ideal candidate will have 1 year minimum interactive experience, 1 year minimum strategic planning experience at an agency or with a publisher.• Strong written and verbal communication skills. • Must be outgoing, organized, efficient, team player and a strategic thinker. • Above average Excel and PowerPoint literacy proficiency.• Proficient in digital media tools such as Omniture, Nielsen @Plan, Nielsen Net Ratings, ComScore, etc.• Solutions oriented with a “can-do” attitude – someone who can think creatively and strategically, has strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and has an interest in digital media and learning about a multi-media brand.• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team.• Ability to multi-task and efficiently manage time and priorities.