Executive Director, Video Sales

Conde Nast Digital New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

Cond Nast is a premier media company renowned for producing the highest quality content for the world's most influential audiences. Attracting more than 100 million consumers across its industry-leading print, digital and video brands, the company's portfolio includes some of the most iconic titles in media: Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, GQ Style, The New Yorker, Cond Nast Traveler, Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Apptit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Golf Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue, Ars Technica, The Scene, Pitchfork and Backchannel. The company's newest division, Cond Nast Entertainment, was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming. For more information, please visit condenast.com and follow @CondeNast and @CondeNastCareer for Twitter and @condenastcareers for Instagram

Job Description

Conde Nast is seeking a strong, experienced Video Sales Director to work with leading agencies to help build and sell Conde Nast video advertising solutions.

You'll contribute to a high-caliber team in a business that is experiencing rapid and dramatic growth.

The right candidate is someone who thrives on being an original thinker and is not afraid to challenge the system with new ideas.

Requirements:

  • You must understand how and have the demonstrated ability to close big deals with multiple components and work with a range of personalities, on an agency level, a corporate level, and a brand level.

  • Knowledge of digital content and its role in shaping and complementing broadcast ideas is key.

  • Ability to multi-task projects and clients at various stages of a deal is crucial.

  • A developed rolodex and solid relationships with agency buyers/planners and clients is required and is critical to your success.

  • Experience working with in the Pharma / Health, CPG, Travel and Home categories is preferred.

  • You must have experience in selling multiplatform campaigns.

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • 8-10 years of proven ability to sell marketing ideas within an organization or business

  • Track record of building brands and innovative client development via the creation of new and original thinking

  • Demonstrated ability to be a solutions partner with your client (not a transactional seller!)

  • Media and experiential sales (New media, TV, print, cable, radio, events) experience a plus

  • Ability to contact, develop and pursue accounts through working with the Agency, Industry, and brand level team within Conde Nast, as well as have senior-level ad agency connections

  • Agency and/or Client media planning/strategy experience desired

  • Dynamic presence, stellar written and presentation skills a must

  • Must be willing to travel (and at times, on short notice)

  • Must be tech-savvy (including familiarity with sales tools, excellent knowledge of Mac/Microsoft Office); a team player and a multi-tasker

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below and we will review your application as soon as possible. Please note that due to the high level of applications we receive, it is not always possible for us to respond to each applicant in person. Should your profile fit this open position we will contact you within approximately 4 weeks. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Cond Nast is an equal opportunity workplace.

Duties and responsibilities may be adjusted based on years of experience.

Salary is also commensurate with experience.


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