Junior Account Manager

Junior Account Manager

Location: New York, US

Reporting to: Managing Director, Global Digital Innovations & Operations

Internal: Media Sales, Time Out Digital


Role Overview

Time Out is seeking a Junior Account Manager to join our team. The Junior Account Manager will work directly with the Sales and Ad Operations departments to develop and deploy strategic plans for Time Out advertising partners. By partnering with the Ad Operations department, the Junior Account Manager will identify which platforms are best to advertise on given the company’s objectives in order to secure inventory and maximize the impact of campaigns.

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate strong internal relationships with the Ad Operations department, Creative Solutions department, Marketing department, and Finance department

  • As a stakeholder in the sales process, work closely with Sales to understand their goals and how to help achieve success.

  • Work closely with Sales Managers and Creative Solutions to understand client goals and KPIs. Develop plans that will deliver on those goals

  • Build strategic media plans and ensure that pitched media plans will work towards the client’s confirmed key KPI’s

  • Partner with Ad Operations staff to keep track of inventory pitched vs. inventory sold to ensure post-sale execution can be met and client’s expectations are managed

  • Participate in Kick Offs to clearly communicate the plan during post-sale via build of an internal IO, order entry into AdPoint as well as confirmation of assets needed to the client and internal campaign managers

  • Check in with internal departments to obtain performance updates and discuss possible optimization requirements

  • Seek innovative and creative ways to utilize media by reading industry resources and following trends on social channels, then distill information to the team through media plan proposals


Personal Attributes & Essential Skills

  • Be well-versed in digital, mobile, video, native, and print advertising as well as e-mail marketing

  • 2-3 years of media experience in the digital and integrated advertising landscape

  • Knowledge of DFP and aptitude for learning advertising related technologies

  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel both internally and externally

  • Passionate, hard-working, self-starter with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to meet short deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of working both autonomously and collaboratively

  • Excellent written and verbal skills

  • Four-year college degree in related field or equivalent work experience


What we look for in a candidate

Time Out is a company filled with individuals as diverse as the cities we live in and cover.  At the same time there are common characteristics and values we all share. To join our team, you’ll want to…

 

  • Be commercially astute

  • Either have experience at or want to dive headfirst into a fast-paced digital-first company

  • Think globally

  • Have excellent communication and relationship building skills

  • Have a high sense of ownership, urgency and drive

  • Be a team player



Culture Fit

At Time Out Group we believe in diversity and equal opportunity for all people.  We do not discriminate against external or internal candidates on the basis of age; disability; gender reassignment; race; religion or belief; sex; sexual orientation; marriage and civil partnership; and pregnancy and maternity. We believe that diversity develops creativity and enables personal and professional growth where we all learn from each other. We believe in an open culture where ideas are shared candidly and where there is no fear of failure, but rather an understanding that we must experiment and have the freedom to succeed. We believe that everyone has the right to express themselves as they are as this enriches us all. We believe in an open world and the pursuit of happiness, after all, we are in the happiness business.


Company Overview – Time Out Digital

Time Out Group comprises two business divisions. Time Out Market and Time Out Digital. Time Out Digital is the Group’s multi-platform media, entertainment and e-commerce business with a global content distribution network comprising online, mobile, apps, social channels, magazines, guides, Live Events and international licensing agreements. Time Out seeks to grow earnings from B2C and B2B relationships through e-commerce and offers as well as through advertising from businesses, including both global brands and local businesses. The Group manages its own operations across 76 cities and 20 countries and extends that reach through franchise partners in a further 32 cities across the world.

 

About Time Out Group

Time Out is, and always has been, your best friend in the city. It all began in London in 1968 when Time Out helped people explore the exciting new urban cultures that started up all over the capital and we have consistently maintained our status as the ‘go to’ source of inspiration for both locals and visitors alike. Today, we are bringing our hunger for discovery and our honest voice to 108 cities in 39 countries all over the world, reaching a global monthly audience of 217 million. We are proud to say that we are now the leading global media and entertainment business that inspires and enables people to make the most of the city. If you want to know about food, attractions, art, culture, shopping, nightlife and travel, then Time Out is your social companion.

 

Everything we do helps people discover, book and share what the world’s cities have to offer. From our powerful content and top-quality curation to the products and selected offers that can be booked directly with us, the solutions for partners to connect with our audience, or the imagination of our Live Events – we are global and no one knows the city like us. Our global reach includes a massive online presence, mobile applications, city magazines, guides and more. Now Time Out Market is taking that to the next level, bringing the best of a city together under one roof in Lisbon, and in other cities around the world soon.

 

Time Out Group comprises two business divisions; Time Out Digital and Time Out Market. In 2016, the Group was listed on London's AIM stock exchange, raising investment to position the company for the next stage of its growth and development. It is an exciting time as we are evolving this iconic brand into a digital, transactional business and continue to shape the future of the city experience for both locals and visitors.

 

Time Out is a dynamic, pioneering brand and so is our team. We want to work with the best and brightest talent because we work for the world’s greatest cities, the people enjoying them and the businesses in them. As a truly global team we get to collaborate with colleagues from New York to Paris, Tokyo and Sydney and beyond. We are all driven by our passion to deliver the very best of the city experience and by our belief in the power of discovery. Our integrity, passion, curiosity, creativity and openness make us successful and a unique team.