Agency Relations Strategist

Sales Santa Monica, California


Description

GumGum, the leading provider of in-image advertising for brands is seeking a dynamic, articulate, Agency Relations Strategist who’s primary function is to develop strategic high budget proposals focused on client’s KPIs and objectives and Sales collateral. The ideal candidate will be a strategic data driven thinker with at least two years of CSM experience. They will have in depth knowledge of the digital media landscape and proficiency working with advertisers, building presentations and crafting compelling data driven stories. The Agency Relations Strategist will report to the Agency Relations Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Sales, CSM and Account Management teams to develop and customize strategic data driven presentations and proposals that will deliver KPI oriented results for our high budget clients and drive high-margin revenue for GumGum top 100 accounts
  • Work directly with Sales members to assist in presenting large proposal ideas
  • Manage elements of proposal development including creative mock coordination, requests and exceptions
  • Expertise in leveraging research, creative thinking, industry knowledge, and agency expertise to formulate strategic and data driven stories
  • Lead ideation on high level thought starters, packages and sponsorship ideas surrounding high profile events, seasons or Holidays for large budget opportunities
  • Work with the Marketing team to collaborate on internal collateral including Sales One Sheets, General Presentations, Case Studies, etc.
  • Work with the Business Intelligence team to provide strategic deep dives into high budget clients, account or verticals
  • Work with Creative and Marketing teams to identify when custom concepts, mocks, and collateral are needed
  • Work with the Product and Product Marketing team to maintain a deep understanding of the GumGum platform, products and technology to support the Sales staff in creating effective presentations and proposals 

Requirements

  • 3-5 Years working in a Strategic Planning Role at a Publisher, Agency or Brand
  • Superb communication skills and creative thinker
  • Bachelors Degree Required 
  • PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills a must 
  • Knowledgeable of comScore, Quantcast and other research tools 

Perks

  • Stock options, 401k, great medical/dental plans
  • Unlimited vacation policy
  • Great co-workers, monthly happy-hours