Media Sales Expert, CIVILIAN
CIVILIAN is looking for a Media Sales Expert to exceed revenue goals for our brand. He/she will serve as a brand advocate in the marketplace, working in conjunction with CIVILIAN’s editorial/digital/fashion teams. In addition to driving ad revenue, the Media Sales Expert will also sell other CIVILIAN-branded media products including podcast, app, and digital programs. Consistent education surrounding the latest technology, trading platforms and a particular focus on branded content is crucial. Strong client and agency contacts are required.
**Please note that this position is a commission-only opportunity.
With its theme “Conscious Style,” CIVILIAN is a print/digital magazine with quality-art content featuring fashion, lifestyle, culture, and intimate dialogues. Past covers and pages have been graced by major and diverse talents like Agnez Mo, Estelle, Rumer Willis, Peter Facinelli, Jess Glynne, Aidan Alexander, Dinah Jane, Ben Barnes, Margaret Cho, Dr. Mehmet Oz, Cara Santana, and many more.
• 5 years minimum outreach ad sales experience
• In-depth knowledge of the unique dynamics of the marketplace
• Proven ability to meet or exceed sales goals as determined by management
• Must possess a large database of digital agency, strategy and client decision-makers
• Ability to identify and establish prospect lists and create revenue opportunities
• Problem solver and creative thinker able to develop solutions based on customer needs
• Excellent communication skills in all environments: e-mail, phone, and face to face
• Proficient in Salesforce
• Account Management proficiency from RFP to IO actualization
Ideally the candidate would possess:
• Strong sales skills with a proven track record
• Exceptional organizational skills
• Customer-centric attitude
• Self-starter with strong team ideals and an entrepreneurial spirit
• High level of integrated sales experience to maximize content offerings as well as collaborate with EPK Media initiatives
• The ability to forecast projected revenue accurately
• A focus on achieving sales metrics including exceeding the average deal size, average close ratio, and CPM growth
• IAB Sales Certification preferred
We're located in Midtown Manhattan.