Sales Planner - Ziff Davis

Sales San Francisco, California


Description

Position at Ziff Davis

Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Mashable, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen, Offers.com, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.

The ideal candidate should possess smart media planning capabilities and experience supporting online media sales or buying teams.  This is a great opportunity for someone looking to step into a sales role in 18 – 24 months or explore other departments within our portfolio.

**Ziff Davis is an Equal Opportunity Employer**

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with our sales representatives and marketing staff to generate compelling custom ad programs.
  • Create a high volume of RFP specific proposals.
  • Project-manage programs post-sale, from timelines to reporting.
  • Create sales collateral and research presentations.
  • Tell stories with data using our syndicated research and proprietary analytics.
  • Desired Skills and Experience
  • Two years of online sales assistant experience.
  • Creativity, especially when it comes to describing and matching our capabilities to client needs.
  • Concise, punchy and compelling writing style.
  • People skills. This role includes front-line work with our most important customers as well as lots of interaction with Ziff Davis colleagues.
  • Familiarity with syndicated research and web analytics.
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite PowerPoint impresarios are our favorite candidates.
  • A great sense of humor. We are a growth business; we run hard and want to work with people like us who can deliver a high volume of top-notch work while keeping the environment down-to-earth and entertaining.