Ad Sales Manager

Location
Washington
Posted
Jan 17, 2014
Closes
Feb 16, 2014
Contact
Center for American Progress ThinkProgress
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time
Summary:
American Progress has an immediate opening for an Ad Sales Manager to work with ThinkProgress. ThinkProgress is a non-profit online news publication focusing on a wide variety of progressive issues, including climate change, economic policy, healthcare reform, and immigration. This position is designed to increase ThinkProgress’ revenue through direct and programmatic sales.

Responsibilities:
•Research and connect with ad companies to sell ad space on the ThinkProgress website
•Negotiate ad sale contracts and rates
•Pitch new sales ideas to the Editor-in-Chief
•Develop model/standards of practice for future sales
•Collaborate with legal team to confirm and monitor contractual obligations
•Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree
•3+ years’ experience in advertising/sales
•Familiarity with ad platforms like DoubleClick for Publishers and similar programs (Criteo, Taboola, etc.)
•Demonstrated knowledge of contract negotiation
•Good interpersonal skills
•Strong written and verbal communication skills
•Commitment to American Progress’s mission and goals



E-mail your Word resume and cover letter attachments to: jobs@americanprogress.org.

Or you may write to:
Center for American Progress
1333 H Street, NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

In your correspondence, please reference the exact title of the job you are applying for in the subject line. This announcement will remain posted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

Please note that only those individuals whose qualifications match the current needs of this position will be considered applicants and will receive responses from American Progress.

Thank you for your interest in American Progress.

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