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Sales Strategist, AccuWeather

By She Runs It

Sales Strategist

Company: AccuWeather
Location: New York, NY

AccuWeather is looking for a passionate, innovative, and thought driven leader who can influence AccuWeather’s digital strategy and roadmap. We’re in need of a creative sales expert, with a strong advertising technical background. This opportunity is perfect for someone who can collaborate and impact our Account Executive & Digital Media team! Are you someone who can take their publishing, digital advertising, media sales, and creative abilities to establish campaigns from start to finish? If so, we would love to connect with you!

 

The Sales Strategists will liaison between customers and cross-functional teams to ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions based on consumer needs. This person will work directly with other Sales Strategist, Ad Operations, and Sales Reps supporting them with all Digital RFP’s and Insertion Orders for Direct and Programmatic Sales. If you are someone who enjoys creating custom campaigns and providing sales expertise this is the opportunity for you!

 

Remote candidates are being considered for this exciting opportunity.

 

Who We Are

AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, Pennsylvania; a severe weather center in Wichita, Kansas; and offices in New York City and elsewhere around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their activities and get more out of their day through innovative digital media properties, such as AccuWeather.com and mobile, as well as AccuWeather For Business (AFB), radio, television, newspapers, digital out of home, the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel and AccuWeather NOW streaming service. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with Ad Sales and Marketing teams to create media plans and pricing
  • Implement RFPs and Insertion Orders in Ad Serving platform, DFP
  • Forecasting digital ad inventory for RFPs and incoming IOs
  • Complete media plan templates and additional RFP materials including spec sheets
  • Act as the liaison between Clients and AdOps to get campaigns live and address any client spec, tag & creative questions
  • Help manage and sustain client relationships, develop deeper relationships, and explore areas of growth
  • Assist in creating wrap reports and decks by gathering screenshots and data, deck formatting, and implementing timeline
  • Translating campaigns into internal docs for Operations team to activate against
  • Manage 3rd party creative teams, for all custom campaign deliverables
  • Maintain organized tracking of live campaigns and schedule of campaign deliverables
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Qualifications

  • Four-year college degree
  • 2-4 years digital ad sales/account management experience
  • Eager to learn and grow in a media/sales environment
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Accurate data entry skills, analytical abilities, excel skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative and work with minimal supervision
  • Pro-active, self-starter, great organizational skills including good time management skills
  • An acute attention to detail is a must
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment, and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Excellent people skills
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