Account Executive SpecificMedia
DescriptionAs the first ad management platform dedicated exclusively to video, VINDICO allows advertisers to serve, track and measure all of their online video ad activity. Since 2006, VINDICO has been the gold standard in online video platforms, providing standardized reporting and analytics for the online video industry. The power of online video isn?t just the audiences it reaches and how it reaches them. Its strength also derives from its ability to track an ad campaign and precisely measure the campaign?s effectiveness.
The VINDICO Account Executive (AE) is responsible for increasing VINDICO usage footprint within key agencies. Establishing strong service oriented relationships with account leads, planners, buyers, analytics, ad operations and digital directors is essential. The VINDICO AE is expected to leverage existing holding company agreements, as well as create new agency and client agreements and relationships, with the primary goal of increasing traffic volume through the VINDICO platform. Digital Video is a complicated and hard to use platform and the VINDICO AE is charged with illuminating the various ways our products and services make the digital media and advertising landscape easier to use.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
?Work closely with SVP of Sales to define assigned account coverage area
?Work with SVP of Sales to create sales presentations and collateral materials
?Proactively set up meetings with all client teams within assigned account coverage area and agencies
?Prospect potential clients beyond defined coverage area
?Work closely with Campaign Management to ensure new and existing client campaign expectations are communicated internally
?Work closely with Ad Services and Publisher Services to define and create additional sales opportunities such as formats
Prior digital media sales or agency experience is essential. Previous platform experience either in a sales or operations capacity (ie. Pointroll, Mediamind, DART, Eyewonder, Freewheel, Liverail, Innovid) is preferred. Superior presentation and communication skills are a must. High degree of comfort with creating and making presentations to individuals and large groups. Driven, detail oriented, passionate, curious people thrive at VINDICO.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
?Ability to think creatively to generate interest and understanding of the VINDICO platform and service
?Self-starter and natural leader able to work independently with minimal direction
?Excellent time and project management skills
?Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously with the competence to meet strict deadlines
?Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills, including public speaking
Education and/or Experience:
?3+ years of digital sales or agency experience
Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of:
?Strong proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
?Highly proficient Internet skills
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