Account Director, Rolling Stone

Wenner Media

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Overview:

Rolling Stone seeks an experienced Account Director to leverage and sell Rolling Stone and Rollingstone.com. The ideal candidate will have experience selling multi-platform integrated ad programs. He or she must be able to creatively formulate and pitch custom concepts and should have existing agency and client relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and harness the power of the Rolling Stone brand in selling multi-platform integrated programs that include Digital, Print, Mobile, Social, Event and Retail
  • Work with the NY integrated Sales team in the creation of cross platform advertising/marketing programs
  • Lead in response to RFPs
  • Execute sales calls, building relationships and creating awareness to key advertising decision makers
  • Engage in all stages of the sales cycle, from prospecting to developing customer rapport, onto closing business and servicing accounts
  • Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with key advertising and buying agencies

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of experience selling online advertising and integrated programs
  • Experience working with Entertainment a must; additional categories like Telecom, Consumer Electronics, Tech Brands, etc. will be determined based on relationships.
  • Strong knowledge of the New York market with deep relationships at both agency and client relationships a must
  • Comfortable with selling promotions and integrated partnership programs beyond banner advertisements
  • Have experience and knowledge of the Mobile advertising landscape and be able to integrate this into the selling efforts
  • Candidate must be detail oriented
  • A self-starter who possesses 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 and Excel
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills internally as well as externally

EOE M/F

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