Full Time Job

Account Strategist


New York, NY 02-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


The Role

The ideal candidate is a self-starter and passionate about driving innovation in the media space. We're looking for a candidate who is ready to fully immerse themselves in the client's business and who is willing to act as an internal advocate for delivering and exceeding client goals.

You Will
• Operate as the main point of contact for key strategic commerce accounts, by supporting existing partnership commitments, and developing new solutions that drive business growth for both BuzzFeed and key partners
• Support team on ideation of creative solutions for RFPs on strategic accounts and help develop the proposal narrative and deck design during the presentation creation process
• Partner cross-functionally with internal and external stakeholders to execute on new strategic initiatives and motivate internal team to innovate based on evolving partner demands
• Constantly stay up to date on media trends and opportunities that could optimize and expand the partnership
• Drive key decisions with inputs from multiple account stakeholders
• Identify and cultivate new business opportunities
• Establish partnership success metrics and constantly evaluate and evolve partnership to deliver on those metrics
• Responsible for growing YoY investment of key accounts

You Have
• 3+ years experience in project management, account management or business development role
• Experience in a client-facing role
• Experience in contract development
• Excellent presentation, writing and verbal communication skills
• A collaborative spirit
• Obsession with all things retail, commerce, and media
• Strong critical-thinking skills
• Resourceful self-starter who can adapt quickly and manage tasks from multiple stakeholders
• An entrepreneurial spirit with a bias toward action

All job applications must be received through the official BuzzFeed Jobs board (https://www.buzzfeed.com/about/jobs), including referrals. It is BuzzFeed's practice to not schedule job interviews until after an application is submitted through our jobs board.

Company Profile

BuzzFeed is the world's leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally.