Sales Planner, The Wall Street Journal

Job Description:


* Work with sales team on RFPs to provide proposal ideas and inventory solutions that best meet the client expectations and proposal objectives by account/campaign (team or category) while maintaining pricing integrity and inventory package strategy

* Produce sales proposals in order management system leveraging yield tools required (does not include creation of client presentations)

* Research user data and audience metrics via research tools

* Solid understanding of Dow Jones product offering and operational capabilities

* Reserve the campaign in order management system once deal is approved

* Work with both sales team and campaign management to timely launch, and assist in client optimizations so that revenue is maintained and balanced with client goals

* Work with your manager to utilize historical data to support strategic decisions about new sales programs


* 1-2 years working with an online advertising operations or planning team

* Experience using one or more internet ad serving system and order management systems (i.e. DFP/DSM, Operative, 24/7, Adtech, OAS, etc.) preferred

* Expert level Excel modeling experience preferred

* Ability to work independently as well as with a team

* Demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast paced environment while managing multiple projects and tight deadlines

* Strong analytical, strategic, and creative problem solving skills

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in person, over email and on the phone

* Strong project management and organizational skills

* Detail-oriented and highly motivated

* Strong computer applications skills (Excel, Word, Access)

* BA/BS College degree required


Company Overview:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 125 years and today has one of the world’s largest news gathering operations globally. It produces leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch, Financial News, DJX, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, and Dow Jones VentureSource.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID2016-27905


Job Function Sales Planning/Support


Job Area1 Advertising

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See Inside the Office of The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal enables readers to take part in an international conversation on business, politics, technology, and culture. It presents unparalleled news reporting from more than 1,800 journalists in 45 countries, and it boasts a community of more than 36 million digital visitors per month worldwide.’s global digital offerings are edited locally to provide regionally relevant news to readers from across the globe.

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