Associate Planner, Sales Development - Everyday Health

Sales New York, New York Asheville, North Carolina Remote


Position at Everyday Health - Professional

About Everyday Health

Everyday Health Group (EHG) is a recognized leader in patient and provider education and services attracting an engaged audience of over 60 million health consumers and over 800,000 U.S. practicing physicians and clinicians. Our mission is to drive better clinical and health outcomes through decision-making informed by highly relevant information, data, and analytics. We empower healthcare professionals and consumers with trusted content and services delivered through Everyday Health Group’s world-class brands.

Everyday Health Group is a division of J2 Global Inc. (NASDAQ: JCOM), and is headquartered in New York City.  

The Opportunity

The Associate Planner is a key member of the Sales Development team, supporting our Sales organization by closely partnering with Sales Development team members to develop detailed digital media plans.  The Associate is responsible for providing overall support to the team in the creation of media plans that address the marketing goals of our pharmaceutical clients.  Associate Sales Planners are measured on their ability to efficiently support the planning process for multiple pieces of business simultaneously, developing accurate plans in-line with client objectives. 

The Associate focuses on details of tactical implementation, is highly skilled at project and time management, and able to collaborate with a dynamic cross-functional team of the company’s Sales, Market Impact, Account Services, Creative Services, Marketing Delivery, Editorial and Product/Development staff.  As such, the Associate is a highly organized communicator, both verbally and in written form.  

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the development of media plans that are in line with Sales Development strategic direction to exceed client expectations and maximize revenue 
  • Assist with the Insertion Order (IO) / contracting process  
  • Support extended Sales Operations team members with process documentation and memorialization, as well as extended Market Impact and broader Sales Team
  • Support Senior planning team members during RFP process  
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of advertising inventory, pricing and products 
  • Handle all ad hoc requests in a timely, efficient manner

Job Qualifications

  • 4 Year College Degree or other advanced degree in business and/or marketing communications
  • Experience with digital media and advertising planning:  1-3 years minimum
  • Experience in pharmaceutical industry a plus
  • Intermediate Excel skills a must.  Salesforce and DSM experience a plus.
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines in a fast paced and evolving environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work with and manage cross-functional teams
  • Ability to understand pharmaceutical brand marketing plans & RFPs, objectives, and success metrics and applications to HCP mindsets and needs by specialty and care setting
  • Understanding of digital content, marketing platforms/delivery systems and their business models 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple, parallel projects 
  • Strong ability to identify technical solutions to business problems/needs 
  • Ability to solve problems and bring timely resolution to issues. 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Superior listening and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, high energy, sense of humor.

Our Culture

We love collaboration, always desire to understand the business problem we’re solving, push decisions down as low as possible, and want to further our culture of innovation and experimentation.