Business Development Executive
Compensation: $52k annually + commission
A multi-media digital publisher is seeking a Business Development Executive to help maintain and expand specific client/sponsors while growing our Feed Network. The Business Development Executive will be charged with acquiring new business partners to the feed network.
The Feed Network is a digital ad platform that consists of over 2,000 premium publisher partners and generates over one billion impressions per month. Advertisers interact with a RTB platform to launch campaigns and target their selected audience.
The successful candidate will be responsible for identifying prospective advertising partners, recruiting them to join the network and provide ongoing account management. This position provides high earning potential for candidates looking to build a career in a rapidly growing industry. We are looking for a self-starter who can manage the proposal process, budget and pricing development, contract negotiations and presentations.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Negotiate placement of the News Feed on various publisher websites for free or pay
Continually build and grow a book of national publisher clients in target categories including finance, health and politics
Identify, qualify, obtain and service long-term business relationships
Work collaboratively in a consultative role with business and editorial decision makers to identify the best cost and placement of the news feed on each publisher’s website
Work collaboratively with BD Coordinators and support personnel
Utilize company CRM tool to track all sales activities and communications
Manage and maintain sales reports, pipelines and forecasts
1-3 years’ experience in a marketing or business development-related position required
Strong knowledge of client development and marketing principles
Proven ability and desire to interface with clients both remotely and face to face to provide timely, consistent and accurate support and account management
Detail-oriented and highly organized with the ability to handle multiple-tasks simultaneously
Strong analytical & math skills
Ability to proactively influence and work with high profile clients independently and within a team environment.
Insatiable desire to learn and ability to adapt to changing routines and software
Strong computer skills including advanced knowledge of MS Excel and Word
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Full medical, dental and 401(k) with matching
About the Company:
This employer, founded in 1998, is a leader in digital publishing and a “news powerhouse” according to the New York Times. The company provides information for America’s Baby Boomer population in the areas of news, politics, health, finance and lifestyle. The company reaches millions of heartland Americans through several proprietary channels, including:
A dedicated TV news network reaching 41 million homes on DirectTV, DISH and FiOS
A conservative news website visited by 10 million plus unique visitors monthly
One of a kind Feed Network carried by 2000 partner websites
News Alert emails received by 4 million double opt-in subscribers
Employing nearly 250 professionals, this company is a fast-growing media enterprise that has demonstrated that cross-platform media combined with solid journalism with the latest technologies is a surefire way to thrive.