AOL Advertising is revolutionizing the way online advertising works. We operate on the cutting edge of media, giving clients a diversity of means to reach global audiences that consume AOL content on a daily basis. AOL is uniquely positioned in the marketplace to work with brands to move their stories forward given our focus on original content, sophisticated distribution models and social marketing approaches. Simply put, we tell the story, take it places and get people talking.
You are an experienced seller in the digital media space and have a proven track record of growing new business through stellar relationship building skills and the passion, understanding and experience as a creative, solutions-oriented leader who partners with advertisers, vertical and product sales, marketing and operations to leverage the full breadth and scale of the AOL products, platforms, properties, research and technologies.
Meeting or exceeding monthly and quarterly sales targets Focused on generating revenue from both Agency and Client direct relationships Has the ability to think creatively and work collaboratively with external agencies and anticipate and listen to customer needs Responsible for identifying and selling significant, strategic accounts across a variety of categories, working closely with a team of cross-functional departments. Able to get internal buy-in on proposed partnerships and participate in negotiations to move business through deal process Act as a brand advocate for AOL in market with clients and industry partners Sets the tone and standards for customer service Requires minimal direction, with heavy responsibility for final results Establishes and cultivates relationships with key contacts internally across departments and externally.
Minimum of 3-5 years experience in the media space Strong experience in and understanding of digital media and consumer behavior
Passion for the changing media landscape, self educated on the trends in consumer behaviors and inventive ways to reach a targeted audience
A proven collaborator with the ability to be an effective internal advocate of client needs/market demand, leading cross functional teams to achieve sales results
Ability to create and manage strong internal and external relationships
Ability to think strategically, understanding marketer needs and creatively translating these needs into compelling concepts and programs
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required
At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.
AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.