• Premium Accounts, Director

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 1 week ago(8/7/2018 10:09 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-1765
    # of Openings
    1
    Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
    Sales/Advertising - Account Management
    Category (Portal Searching)
    US-NY-New York
    Physical Location : Location
    Tronc, Inc.
  • Overview

    Tronc (formerly Tribune Publishing) is seeking a Premium Accounts Account Director to lead for growing business on premium accounts at New York Daily News. This leader must be a highly-visible client contact who is responsible for the development of strategy, client relationships, strategic media/marketing programs, and financial performance on all assigned accounts.  He/She must be highly strategic and also be able to manage flawless execution to ensure the highest levels of quality and professionalism in the marketing deliverable for the client. He/she must have a proven track record for growing revenue.

     

    At tronc, we believe in comprehensive rewards packages:

    • Competitive salaries
    • Exciting opportunities with room for growth within the company
    • A competitive insurance package including medical, dental, vision, and life
    • 401(k) with company matching
    • Paid time off
    • Other coordinated discounts/perks

    Responsibilities

    • Directly manages premium sales team with complete revenue and P&L responsibilities
    • Manages the relationships and strategy for tronc’s most strategic regional and national accounts
    • Proactively identifies opportunities and actively pursues new biz opportunities with both existing and new accounts
    • Quarterbacks new business development efforts and advises of the potential for new business opportunities
    • Works collaboratively with other departments in the organization to develop integrated marketing strategies and media solutions including innovative ideas that integrate tronc’s media assets including digital, print, direct marketing, events and branded content
    • Manages agency/client work and contributes to the overall business building function to expand accounts for the local markets
    • Responsible for overall utilization and chargeability on all client projects
    • Resolves day-to-day issues and key areas of client concern as they apply to overall programs and campaigns 
    • Assures that premium account relationships remain harmonious and partners with other senior staff members to ensure a cohesive and collaborative work environment that remains positive and business-like at all times
    • Generates, updates and maintains accuracy of revenue and gross profit projections on an annual, monthly and weekly basis for assigned accounts

    Qualifications

    This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 12-15 years of experience in sales, with additional experience in a specific discipline, such as premium accounts, marketing, media strategy, branded content, events, or a relevant combination of education and experience

     

    • Experience with regional clients in category verticals such as Healthcare, Grocery, Education, Financial Services, Home Improvement, QSD, and Not for Profit is a plus

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