Sales: Digital Sales Associate

The Details

Mashable has an exciting opening on our Yield Team. We are seeking a smart, self-motivated and resourceful individual looking to advance their career and be part of an innovative and dynamic media organization. 


The Day to Day

  • Develop, along with Sales Planners, comprehensive media plans based on a strong understanding of inventory availability, Mashable ad products and internal pricing guidelines using Excel and our inventory management system (Fivia)
  • Coordinate with other key departments including AdOps, Editorial and Product to confirm availability and feasibility of media plan elements
  • Enter, manage and approve media plans within Adfront (internal sales management system).
  • Manage sales requests for digital ad inventory
  • Maintain inventory models and related reporting to ensure maximization of revenue and increase sell-through rates
  • As needed, work interdepartmentally to get updates and information from product, analytics, tech and finance
  • Help coordinate moving pieces throughout the sales process; from RFP phase to IO generation to campaign execution (and everything in between)
  • Gather data from multiple online platforms to provide comprehensive monthly and quarterly reporting 

Must Haves

  • Candidate should have a minimum of 1 to 2 years of  experience working in media on the content or agency side in a strategic/quantitative/analytical role, candidates without prior media experience may be considered with the right background
  • Strong proficiency working with and manipulating Excel docs
  • Must have solid analytical skills to build reports and identify trends for the benefit of Finance, Sales and senior management
  • Exceptional organizational, analytical and creative problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Must possess strong written and oral communication skills and be comfortable working in a fast-paced sales environment
  • Self-starter who is not afraid to take initiative
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university

About Mashable 

Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.

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