Brand Partnerships Manager - Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Tasting Table is looking to grow its sales team in Chicago. An ideal candidate is an ambitious self-starter, a strategic and independent thinker, outgoing, and a proven go-getter with a strong understanding of content-based advertising.

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years sales-related experience
  • Motivated and confident with the ability to work independently (set/achieve personal activity and financial goals, define/accomplish projects) and work remotely
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to present content/advertising solutions to decision makers
  • Tenacious approach in navigating potential clients to break business
  • Ability to create and maintain relationships among client and agency teams, amidst an ever changing media planning and buying landscape
  • Generate RFP opportunities through meetings and constant correspondence with target accounts
  • Strategic closer
  • Ability to learn and think quickly, entrepreneurial spirit
  • Bachelor’s degree

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with internal teams on all aspects of the sales lifecycle, from lead generation to media plan and proposal development
  • Support Brand Partnerships Director in Chicago with large, key accounts
  • Achieve sales goals and maximize all revenue and growth opportunities for Tasting Table
  • Participate in regular sales meetings and provide on-going reporting and feedback to sales management in Chicago
  • Participate in industry associations and trade groups

Compensation: salary + commission + benefits

To apply, please send resume with cover letter to CHIBrandPartnershipsManager@tastingtable.com. If we feel that you may be a fit, we will contact you for an interview. Please, no recruiters.


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