Digital Strategist - New Business

Tronc   •  

New York, NY

5 - 7 years

Posted 245 days ago

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The New York Daily News is seeking a driven digitial media sales proessional to join our growing in house digital agency!

We provide our media sales representatives with paid training, a rewarding work environment, & a comprehensive benefits package.

  • Competitive base salary plus UNCAPPED commission
  • UNLIMITED paid time off & holidays
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • 401k plan with matching
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Professional development - ongoing strategic sales training, tools, & research support
  • Company-provided laptop, iPad, mobile phone, & mileage allowances


  • Develop new business while identifying client specific digital ad sales opportunities.
  • Maximize revenue through consultative sales approach with ability to represent solutions across the full portfolio of Stats Digital: programmatic display, audio, and video, ConnectedTV, SEO, SEM, targeted email, social, and native advertising. 
  • Identify customer needs through pre call planning, utilization of marketing resources, competitive analysis, and customer feedback, in order to connect meaningful media solutions across Stats Digital’s advertising portfolio.  
  • Maintain adherence to internal processes and reporting to ensure that all aspects of campaign management are executed correctly. 
  • Utilizes extensive understanding of account base and related industries to help identify trends and patterns within specific verticals.
  • Works collaboratively across the organization to build meaningful cross-platform new and existing client solutions.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems, developing solutions, preparing reports, and making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications. Required to attend internal training and skill development workshops.
  • Utilize support roles and resources in order to maximize sales time. 
  • Deliver uncompromising customer support and attention to detail. 


  • 5 to 7 years’ experience of high digital sales acumen required.
  • Experience selling the Stats Digital product line a plus.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Communications or equivalent related experience.
  • Ability to research digital advertising clients and target prospective new clients.
  • Must attend networking conferences and events, approach and foster new contacts whenever the situation fits.
  • Must have a proven track record of quota achievement.
  • Working knowledge and experience utilizing a CRM and Microsoft Office products to manage day-to-day activities.
  • Ability to excel in a highly competitive environment and adaptability to a rapidly evolving media landscap
  • Effective relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent analytical, written, oral, communication, written and presentation skills.
  • Self-starter, possess high energy, creative and analytical skills.
  • Google Analytics Certification preferred
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Travel may be necessary.

Job ID 2018-48295