Responsible for supporting D CEO sales reps/sales department in order to me meet or exceed their revenue goals. This position is key to helping two senior account managers and the advertising director meet and exceed their budget goals across print, digital, and events. Great opportunity to learn advertising sales while working with the best in the business.
Each day different from the next; especially in personal interactions
Multiple projects going simultaneously
Very socially-focused; requires “how can I help you?” attitude with intense attention to detail at the same time
Lots of attention spent on building and maintaining relationships, especially where helping, not pressuring, others fosters the relationship
Adherence to established guidelines and procedures is important
Open, owing communication is important
Position requires working with and through others, especially in a helping role
There is a need for a persuasive, “selling” (rather than “telling”) communication style
Team environment: must be willing to jump in and roll up his/her sleeves to help out when necessary
Strong,friendly follow-up necessary on tasks delegated to ensure proper results
Cold call, email and mail prospective advertisers from generated client lists at ad reps’ direction
Work alongside salespeople to expand & maintain client relationships, as well as develop creative advertising campaigns to help potential or existing clients achieve their business objectives in print, online, or through various sponsorship opportunities.
Support sales team, marketing, and events producer by gathering all event sponsorship assets, managing registration, and aiding producer at D CEO events (30+ a year, evenings)
Meeting prep: proposal generation, price quotes, assembling media kits
Assist ad reps on sales calls, manage sales calendar, keep things organized and detailed
Help gather artwork, digital assets, and approvals from clients, with firm deadlines
Contract fulfillment, payment processing, and CRM database management
Collect art and copy for special sections and advertorial projects
Generate and pull reports from CRM to help sales team and management with insights
Attend and provide support to brand and marketing teams in executing events. Expected to assist event producer at all D CEO events, including day-of set up.
Proficiency in Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook
Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree
1+ year of experience in client support role, sales, or agency
To be considered for this position, please email your resume to [email protected] with D CEO Client Service Lead in the subject line. Looking to fill position immediately.
The Digital Ad Operations Coordinator’s main responsibility is to assist in the preparation, implementation, and management of digital media campaigns – including trafficking, optimization, and reporting. In direct support of Ad Sales, persons in this role must be able to translate client needs into actionable tasks and see them through to completion. This temporary position is the day-to-day running of digital ad operations. This position requires an individual that works well in a team-based, fast paced, detail-oriented environment. The successful Digital Ad Operations Coordinator is resourceful and demonstrates an initiative to participate in projects like ad placement strategy, trafficking of ads in various platforms, and ways to streamline the processes already in place. This position reports to the Digital Revenue Director and should help identify new emerging tools and/or technologies that will enable the digital team across D Magazine, D Home, and D CEO to work effectively and efficiently as an organization.
Establish and maintain strong relationships within the Sales organization.
Support sales team with launch and trafficking functions for advertiser’s online campaigns.
Execute and implement advertising campaigns to ensure accurate impression, scheduling, performance, and revenue delivery.
Provide suggested measures to ensure full revenue expectations are met by understanding client needs and using success metrics.
Troubleshoot issues on all pre-production and live campaigns with technical team.
Provide administrative support as necessary in the form of contract review, order entry, and/or client reporting.
Demonstrate multi-tasking ability; keep multiple projects on-track.
Work closely with internal departments and external partners to ensure that appropriate materials are received and/or distributed correctly.
Make recommendations for process improvement and ad operations efficiencies. Establish best practices.
Be a creative thinker and strong project manager.
Work with various teams when necessary to strategize creative online campaigns based on client’s needs.
Understanding of online advertising concepts and industry best practices.
Understanding of email marketing and social media platforms (including HubSpot, Instagram, Facebook).
Be able to think strategically and act tactically. Willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done.
Be a problem-solver, not just a problem-alerter. Not afraid to ask why something is done a certain way and offer alternative solutions.
Effective time management skills with the ability to deliberately prioritize tasks.
Strong analytical and organizational skills.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
1+ years managing complex operational processes in online advertising or related industry.
Familiarity with ad systems and technologies, such as Google Ad Manager and Google Analytics.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint).
Experience in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop).
Experience in WordPress publishing platform.
Comfortable with technology and computers – with knowledge of HTML a plus.
This temporary position would be for 12 weeks starting early June. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Thursday.