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Ad Sales Account Manager, East Coast

United States, New York, New YorkSales

Job description

Headgum and Gumball are looking for a full-time Ad Sales Account Manager, East Coast to support our rapidly growing team of like-minded and hungry sellers.

We specialize in live, host-read advertisements across some of the biggest and funniest podcasts available including; Not Another D&D Podcast, WHOA That's Good, Doughboys, If I Were You, Newcomers, and many more. Our inventory is in the hundreds of millions every year and growing.

The host read ad is what makes podcast advertising so effective. We are seeking passionate communicators and advocates that can showcase the power of host-read ads to potential advertisers. Your primary responsibility will be supporting a team of sellers as we continue to land new advertisers for our podcasts. We are an ambitious and flexible team. You’ll be empowered to achieve big goals in the way that suits you best.

New York CIty based preferred, open to remote work.

About Headgum / Gumball

Headgum is a leading comedy podcast network powered by the tech marketplace Gumball, which specializes in host-read ads. We are a small startup team with bright ideas that likes to move fast and have fun. Forward-thinking and tech-savvy, we’re looking to add creative, intelligent members who are looking to face any challenge the industry may present. Join us and build the future of on-demand audio.

Job requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Support a team of sellers by creating RFPs and IOs, vetting brands, developing prospecting lists, etc.

  • Maintain renewal business through regular campaign check ins with brands in collaboration with Ad Ops team.

  • Be the liaison between Ad Ops + Sales to present successes and problems with ad delivery.

  • Create and iterate on sales optimizations and retention strategies for brands.

  • Collaborate with our sales team and podcast hosts to plan for deeper integrations.

Key Qualifications

  • At least 2-3 years experience in sales or comparable work experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication and people skills.

  • Unrivaled work ethic.

  • Meticulous attention to detail.

  • Ability to multi-task and self-direct.

  • Ability to problem solve and work through logistical sales and fulfillment issues.

  • Savvy technical aptitude and desire to use new technologies and tools to work efficiently.