Full Time Job

Manager, Ad Sales Partnerships

A+E Networks

Remote / Virtual 08-24-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
THE DIVISION'S STORY
Our mission is to be different, diversified and necessary. And to make money (put another way, to monetize the content by all A+E Networks and platforms). We are a sales force that represents a portfolio of innovative culture brands and dynamic advertising solutions. The strength of our porfolio is how we are able to speak to a wide range of audience interests, connect with original creative story telling and through multiple always-on distribution touchpoints, deliver a premium, safe environment for advertisers. We pride ourselves on reliable, accountable and best-in-class service. If this sounds like you, we'd like you to be one of us.

Ad Sales Partnership Manager Responsibilities include:
• Lead 360 ideation and response on all RFPs under assigned categories, including meeting with account executives, advising on pitch strategy and leading brainstorms with internal resources
• Prepare thoughtful, well-written pitches, either in word doc or power point format
• Present ideas to sales and to clients as needed, including in-person pitches
• Manage product knowledge for assigned network(s) and disciplines, including preparing client-facing, well-designed one sheets and decks, creative content development (i.e. taggable short form/franchise development) based on internal brand and marketing information
• Knowledgeable in latest digital/social marketing products and tools, including emerging platforms, and how they can be leveraged in strategic 360 campaigns
• Liaise with multiple business areas involved in cross-functional projects
• Work on special projects and ad hoc requests as needed
• Lead training sessions as appropriate
• Comfortable in a remote working environment and able to flex as needed

Requirements:
• College degree
• 5+ Years of industry experience
• Advanced knowledge of ad sales process and Integrated Marketing best practices
• Advanced knowledge of pre-sale and production partnership practices and procedures
• Advanced knowledge of digital and social landscape
• Advanced skills in PowerPoint and Excel
• Excellent writing and presentation skills
• Strong knowledge of cable industry
• Skills in diplomacy required
• Ad agency and/or client experience a plus
• Must be self-motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team
• Strong organizational and analytical skills, ability to manage multiple projects, and work under tight deadlines/pressure
• Demonstrate A+E's values including collaboration, coordination, accountability, creativity and trust.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0nm3e-3-236-55-22-42 in your application.

Company Profile
A+E Networks

At A+E Networks, we believe that storytelling uncovers the human in humanity, the hero in heroism, and the ordinary in the extraordinary.