Sales Account Manager - New York

Sales - New York, NY, United States

Our mission is to let people discover and share content in beautiful and simple ways. Flipboard is inspired by the beauty and ease of print media and combined with the power of social media, helps inform, entertain and inspire people every day.

The Account Manager role is a crucial member of the Flipboard team and will work closely with Salespeople, Ad Operations, Marketing and other internal teams in order to provide clients with the most efficient and effective experience when partnering with Flipboard. 

The success of all advertising campaigns lies in the hands of the Account Manager. As a result of these duties, Account Managers learn how to sell advertising in a fast paced and evolving entrepreneurial environment. In addition to supporting the sales team, the Account Manager handles a list of accounts.

Responsibilities include managing campaigns from start to finish:
  • Creating the following for all RFPs/campaigns: Media Plans, Client Decks, and Wrap reports
  • Working closely with Sales Associate and Ad Operations to: launch all campaigns, monitor delivery, implement all optimizations, and bill all campaigns
  • Serving as the day to day client contact for all advertising campaigns: Write business correspondence
  • Participating in brainstorms with Salesperson, Marketing, and other internal teams for large RFPs
  • Holding weekly campaign review meetings with Ad Operations and Sales Associate, Respond to inbound advertising inquiries
  • Qualifying advertising inquiries and opportunities for coverage by Flipboard sales
  • Growing small accounts and opportunities from test budgets to larger ongoing advertising commitments.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficiency in Mac, PowerPoint, Keynote and Microsoft Office
  • 1-2 years minimum experience in a Digital Media role
  • Previous experience with mobile applications and mobile advertising
  • Experience in print advertising a plus
  • Outstanding organizational and multitasking abilities

Why Join Flipboard
  • Build a product that millions use and love every day, transforming how people discover, browse and share media. By joining Flipboard now, our startup culture will enable you to learn and grow while shaping the product, the company, resulting in the most impactful work of your career.
  • The company is based in Palo Alto, California and backed by legendary investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer, Index Ventures and Insight Venture Partners. 
  • Team-up with cutting-edge thought leaders from Apple, Google, Hulu, Facebook, Netflix, Adobe, Sony, Microsoft, Time Inc. & Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to help grow the world's first social magazine across multiple platforms.
  • CEO, Mike McCue is a creative visionary experienced at building innovative products and companies (acquired by Netscape & Microsoft).
  • Collaborative teams work together with strong purpose and vision.
  • Pick your equipment: we provide your choice of computers, screens, tablets, and peripherals.
  • Compensation including base, equity, plus generous, comprehensive benefits.

 Benefits & Perks:
  • 401(k) with company contribution.
  • Vision, dental, life, and health insurance.
  • Unlimited “out of office time” for holidays, vacation, sick leave, and personal or family needs.
  • Flexible hours.
  • Subsidized commuter programs.
  • Team celebrations: company anniversaries, birthdays, Thanksgiving, weddings/babies- you name it, we celebrate it.
  • Flipboard Sports- Basketball team, certified rock climbers, biking, or anything you’d like to organize.
  • Lots of snacks- healthy and otherwise.