Finance Associate Director

Conde Nast Digital New York , NY 10007

Posted 4 months 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 and follow @CondeNast and @CondeNastCareer for Twitter and @condenastcareers for Instagram

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Drive ad revenue in partnership with Sales Directors and Category leads by developing

  • upfront/ contract opportunities for accounts within a range of categories, such as Spirits and CPG

  • annual Enterprise Partnerships with Agency Holding companies, packaging print, digital, video and research strategies

  • Prepare insightful strategic analysis and proposal recommendations, including concise and compelling rationale for and benefits of the rate structure

  • Manage all aspects of print rate requests, both from internal brand sellers and from external agency partners, for accounts within assigned categories, from analysis to negotiations to final billing confirmation.

  • Collaborate with digital revenue yield team to develop compelling and holistic program and contract offerings

  • Produce print rate sheets for planning purposes and estimated media schedules

  • Draft and traffic contract documents and LOAs from review to signature

  • Track and communicate contract status throughout fiscal year; inclusive of weekly and monthly reports

  • Collaborate with print production team for developing and pricing special ad units

  • Oversee with CN A/R team Billing & Accrual for assigned accounts to ensure invoices are released based on the most current and accurate deal information.

  • Ad hoc reports as necessary


The ideal candidate will possess the following skills, experiences and qualities:

  • College degree required

  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience within a media, business, finance, or advertising agency setting

  • Strong math skills, ability to apply logic, creativity and flexible thought to develop sound pricing solutions

  • Verbal and written communication skills for clear, concise and compelling articulation of rational and benefits of pricing solutions

  • Interest in finance, advertising sales and media strategy

  • Experience in print and digital media, and in reconciling billings

  • Ability to multi-task and to work quickly and accurately in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Mac operating systems, Google Drive/Docs and Keynote, with flexibility and resourcefulness that allows quick sourcing and mastery of new computer tools (ie Salesforce, MediaRadar, Moat Pro, AAM Statements, Kantar MagAdvisor & Stradegy)

  • Positive attitude and dedication to excellence; Team Player

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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Finance Associate Director

Conde Nast Digital