Solutions Market Manager - Customer Success

Sorenson Media   •  

Grand Rapids, MI

Industry: Engineering Services

  •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 340 days ago

Our entire focus is to revolutionize TV. We enable broadcasters and advertisers to provide a better viewing experience than ever before. Sorenson Media leverages the internet connectivity of smart TVs to bring digital capabilities such as real-time analytics, personalization and interactivity to linear TV. We are fast-paced and growing rapidly.

What you’ll do:

Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will be the backbone of growing our platforms by securing client adoption of newly released products. In this role, you are our platform evangelist dedicated to customer expansion (not a biz dev/sales). You will be traveling within your market to train and meet your customers followed by relationship building and light analytics.

  • Manage relationships between Sorenson Media and our broadcast partners, maximizing revenue opportunities, and maintaining the highest standards in customer service
  • Research and understand the business of each partner station in your market
  • Position the Broadcast Solutions team as the go-to partner to aid the growth of topline station revenue
  • Facilitate information sharing among other Market Managers and Regional Director
  • Regularly communicate status and activities of your region to Regional Director
  • Serve as the company expert on your market
  • Report learnings and opportunities to overall Broadcast Solutions team
  • Analyze station performance across all SPARK products and provide recommendations to internal teams and clients
  • Participate in industry events and conferences

What we’re looking for:

A you a skilled problem solver? Are you a customer success all-star? Our team is faced with new challenges each and every day – that’s why we’re called Solutions! We believe this takes the out of the box thinkers, the data story tellers and the creative problem solvers. If this describes you, we’d love to talk to you.

  • Must have a background in Broadcast or Digital
  • The ideal candidate would have 4+ years of experience in local television sales or news production and 2+ years of experience in digital/online advertising or content production
  • Hands-on experience with analyzing ratings data
  • Strong media presentation experience
  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Experience motivating clients to complete complex tasks
  • Familiarity with an ad serving product (DoubleClick, VINDICO, MediaMind, VideoHub, Telemetry, etc.) is a plus
  • Positive attitude, friendly demeanor and team player
  • Preference given if you've got broadcast experience or familiarity with any of the local stations:
    • CBS – WWMT
    • FOX – WXMI
    • ABC – WOTV
    • NBC – WOOD

What We Offer: 

  • Amazing work-life balance:
    • 15 vacation days annually + sick time **Unlimited time-off starting 2018**
    • Flexible work schedules
    • 12 annual company holidays
  • Employee-focused benefits:
    • Medical, Dental, life & disability insurance with 100% employer-paid premiums for employees and family
    • Company contribution to employee HSA
    • 401k company match up to 5%
  • Equity stake options
  • $250 yearly fitness stipend
  • Generous tuition reimbursement