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Assistant Account Manager

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We're looking for 2 Assistant Account Managers for one of our leading Media companies. Assistant Account Managers partner with account teams to analyze digital advertising campaigns for a variety of clients in all verticals. They keep an eye on delivery, performance, and help troubleshoot. Must have strong excel experience: v-looks ups and pivot tables. Though this is a non-client facing role, Assistant Account Managers should know the work they produce often goes in front of clients, so attention to detail is key. Their analysis persuades account teams to make changes to campaigns and room for enhancing campaign performance is endless. Asst. Account Managers function in pre-sale, live campaign, and post-campaign activities. This includes reserving inventory (impressions), pacing live campaigns to ensure delivery, and billing correctly for these campaigns. This role is very collaborative and independent. Asst. Account Managers are expected to function fully in both capacities and communicate effectively through email, face to face interaction, and conference calls.



This team is set up to support sales and account managers – they are doing the tactical backend tasks that go along with supporting an Ad sales campaign. From RFP, Pre-sale to campaign success to post sale. They will need to understand excel really well – v look ups & pivot tables. They sell online ad space for MS (xbox, mobile, video, msn.com). Nationally Account Managers have 30-40 sales people and 21 Assistants. The AAM, does internal reporting for the Acct. Manager team.



Day in the life of AAM: If an Advertiser wants to ad on their property, go through an RFP, trying to target families and teens 18-24. This team fits the RFP, help with the RFP, inventory for ad impressions. The RFP goes out the clients, campaign starts and the campaign goes along the AAM makes sure inventory is delivering correctly. AAM puts data into a 1 sheeter, if campaign isn’t doing well in certain areas, run reports to suggest changes to the Account Team for changes for the campaign success. They will do the Final reporting and billing. Manual bill process, which involves putting #’s together and billed on time. Personality is key, eager to learn about online advertising. The career path is moving into Ad ops or Account Management or sales. Could be a good foot in the door with this leading client.



Must have list:

Drive to want to learn more about the ad business, start the career.

Min. Years of experience: 0-2 years

Skills: Excel (v-looks and pivot tables), any experience with a 3rd party Advertising system (Doubleclick, Atlas, OpenX, TruEffect, Tradedoubler, Sizmek).

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