Agency Lead

Posted: 4/22/2017 | Expires: 5/22/2017

Location: New York City, New York (US)
Function: Sales & Business Development
Specialty: Business Development, Sales, Client Services
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Responsibilities:

  • Increase sales and drive revenue with new and existing advertisers by managing a particular company
  • Proactively prospect, qualify and grow from the company by developing strong and profitable relationships with all levels of the agency, delivering industry-leading levels of creativity and customer service
  • Use those high level agency relationships to develop, close and manage a company agreement
  • Execute and deliver creative, thoughtful and competitive responses to RFP
  • Negotiate pricing and contractual agreements
  • Effectively manage your pipeline and close expected number of deals to reach revenue target
  • Ensure company contacts receive the highest level of sales and operational customer service 

Qualifications:

  • Education: BA/BS Degree
  • Overall Experience: Minimum 8 years in online advertising sales
  • Strong contacts and relationships across the entire company
  • Strong understanding of social and distributed platforms and the role they play in changing digital ad sales
  • Ability to develop and manage a consistent sales pipeline and a proven track record of exceeding goals
  • Excellent communication, writing, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • A leading work ethic and a competitive instinct to win
  • Charisma! A natural ability to sell and build relationships
  • Some travel required

About Group Nine Media

Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you're a talented passionate individual who does too, let's talk.

Group Nine Media is the partnership of four mission-driven, category-leading brands covering food, drink & travel (Thrillist), news & entertainment (NowThis), animals (The Dodo) and science, tech & exploration (Seeker). We're one of the world's largest digital-first media companies, boasting over 4 billion video views every month, while providing consumers 360-degree experiences across web, social, VR and live events. At Group Nine Media, we care about the content our brands create, and if you're a talented passionate individual who does too, let's talk.