WebMediaBrands Career Opportunities - Sales

Job Title:  Advertising Sales Director
Location:  New York, NY

   mediabistro.com is seeking an experienced Ad Sales Director, who is passionate about advertising sales, and wants to take a lead role in helping to further develop this online community of media professionals. This position is open in our Midtown Manhattan office, and is a significant career building opportunity.

  • Managing a small team of sales and administrative professionals
  • Identifying potential accounts and originating sales leads via phone and email
  • Building an account base by selling online advertising to both clients and agencies
  • Forecasting the sales process by using a repeatable methodology
  • Developing advertising sales strategies and sales process improvements
  • Contributing ideas for product enhancement and new product development
  • Working independently to develop a prospecting strategy

  • College degree
  • 6+ years online ad sales experience
  • 3+ years sales management experience
  • Thorough knowledge of online advertising metrics and nomenclature
  • Agency contacts a must
  • Proven ability to generate new business and expand existing business
  • Proven ability to exceed sales quotas
  • Using and maintaining a CRM database (Salesforce.com experience a plus)
  • Sales reporting and analytics
  • Experience developing compelling sales presentations
  • Experience developing effective face-to-face client presentations
  • Ability to close deals
  • Ability to work shows and exhibits after normal working hours

About Us:   mediabistro.com is a passionate community of media professionals that has grown over 13 years with tremendous good will. We're a small, fast growing, profitable company with offices in Manhattan. Mediabistro.com is a division of WebMediaBrands Corporation.

Our Vision:   A vibrant place for creative and content industry professionals (media people) to come for fulfillment of their professional aspirations and social needs. A crossroads of commerce, marketplaces and career paths; a center of teaching; a source of inspiration and fun that generates a shared identity and feeling of connectedness between media people and their chosen profession.

  We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience, along with a very generous benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, paid vacation/sick/personal/company holidays.

Interested candidates should email resumes to [email protected]