N.Y. Digital Ad Sales Account Executive –AMI Celebrity & Entertainment Sites

New York City, New York
Dec 07, 2018
Metro Area
New York
Full Time

N.Y. Digital Ad Sales Account Executive –AMI Celebrity & Entertainment Sites UsMagazine.com, Radar.com and OKmagazine.com, Intouchweekly.com,LifeandStylemag.com, Closerweekly.com

Entertainment and celebrity news continues as one of the most dynamic categories of content online. American Media’s Celebrity & Entertainment Group is currently looking for a Digital Ad Sales Executive to work out of the New York office.  The ideal candidate will drive online sales for UsMagazine.com, Radar.com and OKmagazine.com, Intouchweekly.com, LifeandStylemag.com, Closerweekly.com, J-14.com leaders in the Entertainment category with over 40 million monthly unique users across platforms according to comScore October ‘18.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Secure digital advertising from a diverse list of Entertainment, CPG,  Beauty, Fashion and misc. accounts, respond to digital RFP’s and prepare Power Point presentations and work with Account Managers to develop Excel media plans
  • Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with key online advertising and media buying agencies
  • Selling direct and programmatic (PMP) deals with the trading desks and digital planning teams
  • An emphasis on frequent weekly outbound Sales calls in the New York Metro area building relationships and creating awareness
  • Engage in all stages of the sales cycle, from prospecting to developing customer rapport, onto closing business and servicing accounts


Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience selling online advertising and integrated programs; recent online sales experience required
  • Strong knowledge of the New York based digital advertising market and its potential
  • Historic experience selling programmatic private marketplace deals
  • Comfortable with selling promotions and integrated partnership programs beyond banner advertisements
  • Candidate must be detail oriented, both written and verbally articulate
  • A self-starter who possess high energy and solid presentation, creative and analytical skills
  • A positive team presence and team collaborator
  • A “get it done” mentality with the ability to multi task
  • Proficient at Power Point, Excel, and Sales Force
  • Clear communication skills internally as well as externally


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