Digital Strategist

Job Locations US-VA-Norfolk
Posted Date 4 months ago(6/9/2022 5:07 PM)
Requisition ID
4979
Category
Sales/Advertising - Outside Sales
Position Type
Full-Time
Physical Work Location
Virginian Pilot - Work from Home

Overview

Responsible for driving digital advertising sales in order to meet overall team goals and the organization's business objectives. Primary focus is on aggressive development of new clients and growing existing business with medium to large accounts. 

 

 

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Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

Works collaboratively across the organization to build meaningful cross-platform new and existing client solutions. 

Collaborate with the market to expand digital solution opportunities with existing customers 

Maximize revenue through consultative sales approach with ability to represent solutions across the full portfolio of Digital advertising solutions: programmatic display, audio, and video, ConnectedTV, SEO, SEM, targeted email, social, and native advertising. 

Identify customer needs through pre call planning, utilization of marketing resources, competitive analysis, and customer feedback, in order to connect meaningful media solutions across our digital advertising portfolio. 

Maintain adherence to internal processes and reporting to ensure that all aspects of campaign management are executed correctly. 

Utilizes extensive understanding of account base and related industries to help identify trends and patterns within specific verticals. 

Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management. 

Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications. Required to attend internal training and skill development workshops. 

Utilize support roles and resources in order to maximize sales time. 

Deliver uncompromising customer support and attention to detail. 

Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned 

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications - Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills: 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

5 to 7 years experience of high digital sales acumen required. 

Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or equivalent related experience. Ability to research digital advertising clients and target prospective new clients.

Must attend networking conferences and events, approach and foster new contacts whenever the situation fits. 

Must have a proven track record of quota achievement. 

Working knowledge and experience utilizing a CRM and Microsoft Office products to manage day-to-day activities. 

Ability to excel in a highly competitive environment and adaptability to a rapidly evolving media landscape. Effective relationship-building skills. 

Excellent analytical, written, oral, communication, written and presentation skills. Google Analytics Certification preferred 

Self-starter, possess high energy, creative and analytical skills. 

Requires a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

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