Account Director - Great Big Story

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 months ago

Req ID: 166066

The Turner Story

Turner, a WarnerMedia company and a leading media conglomerate, is best known as the folks who bring you CNN, TNT, tbs, Adult Swim, Bleacher Report, Cartoon Network, truTV, Turner Sports, Great Big Story and so much more! With cutting-edge breaking news stories, up-to-the-minute sports coverage, and the characters we grew up loving on to the shows we love today, Turner content reaches hundreds of millions of consumers globally. We tell the stories the world wants to hear. Won't you be a part of our story?

What is Great Big Story?

Great Big Story is Turner's Global Video Storytelling brand for the Intellectually Curious. At our core, Great Big Story is unearthing stories about the untold, overlooked, the awe-inspiring unique and beautiful people, places and things that spark curiosity and wonder in people everywhere. Our mission is to change the way we see the world and the way we understand our place in it. Simply put, we aim to inspire people everywhere to wonder the world with us.

Check us out at and on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

What part will you play?

Great Big Story Account Directors are passionate storytelling salespeople who evangelize the brand to the media buying community

What we're looking for?

  • Utilizing your passion for storytelling, impressive list of contacts to create, build and sell amazing Great Big Stories

  • Manage the RFP process for your clients through building editorial and branded content.

  • Work closely with our product, creative and account service teams to see that programs are implemented and reported on to exceed client expectations.

  • Act as a center of excellence for the broader Turner Portfolio and represent GBS within those sales opportunities

  • Hit and exceed quarterly sales targets

What do we require from you?

  • 3-5 years digital sales experience; digital video and/or custom content sales experience highly preferred

  • A demonstrated track record of negotiating, structuring, and closing complex brand partnerships

  • Strong relationships with senior decision makers at relevant agencies and brands (Preferred agency relationships: Horizon, Dentsu and Magna)

  • An entrepreneurial mindset, creative thinker, results oriented, passionate, ability to thrive in an unstructured environment

  • Ability to understand complex technology and convey it in an easy-to-understand manner

  • Strong organizational/project management skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

But wait, there's more!

  • Paid time off every year to volunteer

  • 2017 Best Company for Working Mothers

  • An in-house learning and development team to help shape and grow your career

  • Part of the Time Warner family of powerhouse brands


Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity Employers and E-Verify users. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or prote

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Account Director - Great Big Story

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.