Fashionista is Hiring an Account Specialist

The Fashionista account specialist is a key member of the sales team, focused on supporting digital advertising.
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Fashionista is looking for an experienced account specialist to join us in our New York offices.The account specialist is a key member of the sales team, focused on supporting digital advertising pre-sale campaign activities from pitch to insertion order — then through to post-sale campaign activities and campaign wrap-up. This role is responsible for fulfilling requests for proposals and coordinating with the appropriate teams on packaging, pricing and inventory. We are looking for candidates with a track record of success in digital advertising and managing client relationships. The ideal applicant possesses keen analytical skills, attention to detail, the ability to multi-task, and clear, concise communication skills.  

Responsibilities:

- Manage the pre and post-sale process from RFP to final billing cycles
- Work with the sales and marketing teams to interpret and develop media plans based on campaign KPIs and sales strategy
- Serve as the day-to-day client contact for all digital media plan submissions, plan revisions and planning inquiries during the initial sale
- Responsible for entry of the plan into internal systems and working with appropriate parties to generate Insertion Orders
- Co-lead kick-off call with sales to communicate pertinent information required to launch and manage campaigns
- Participate in brainstorming sessions with sales reps and marketing whenever possible
- Monitor pacing and performance to ensure client KPIs and impression guarantees are appropriately met — optimizing as needed for campaign success
- Maintain service excellence through effective client communication
- Revise IOs for optimizations and help to identify upsell opportunities with client and/or agency
- Request, receive and process creative assets to send to QA and Ad Ops
- Coordinate with Ad Ops and agency/client to answer spec questions and ensure smooth and timely asset tagging and collection
- Communicate with sales to ensure correct technical specs for Ad Ops are submitted to clients
- Troubleshoot incorrect assets, specs, tags, etc. with the agency/client, Ad Ops, and Product
- Provide launch screenshots (tear sheets) to agency/client
- Provide clients and/or agency partners with weekly campaign updates and performance reports throughout the duration of a campaign
- Attend weekly meetings with the sales reps to discuss the status of digital campaigns and address any issues
- Provide campaign wrap-up reports to the agencies/clients
- Handle in-bound sales as necessary/possible  

Requirements:

- 1-2 years of experience in digital sales support
- Bachelor's Degree
- Proficiency in Windows/Mac, and Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Excel
- Familiarity with Agency Media Planning/Buying tools
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Keen analytical skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Excellent with presentation applications (InDesign and PowerPoint)
- Knowledge of DFP

Interested candidates should email the following to advertising@fashionista.com:

- Resume and cover letter