GOOD Worldwide is the home of good.is and upworthy.com, and together we unlock and amplify human potential— for good. We’re a mission-driven media company that reaches 200MM+ people per month, largely through social media.
Is it important for your work to make a difference in the world? Are you searching for a work environment where your colleagues share your values? Are you progressive, respectful of all peoples, and interested in helping champion messages of equality and social responsibility? If you answered yes to all of the above, the Brand Partnerships role might be a good fit for you. We want to connect our platform of thought leaders to companies that have an important message to share in a way that serves our audience, delivers for our clients, and scales GOOD | Upworthy's revenue. We're looking for a high-energy, mission-friendly, goal-oriented, charismatic Brand Partnerships Director to take on building and managing their own book of business with digital advertisers and agencies. An ideal candidate will have an active network of client/agency relationships and a proven track record of successfully managing a book of digital media business.
The Ideal Candidate is. . .
A high achiever in the digital media sales sector looking to accelerate their career trajectory, increase their earnings potential short-term and long-term and work exclusively on campaigns of significance/importance.
Generate new leads and opportunities through an aggressive and consistent outreach program that includes a combination of tapping existing relationships as well as cold calling to initiate new ones
Proactively establish and cultivate strong consultative relationships with top brand clients and advertising agencies
Develop and sell creative, solution-oriented programs to strategic partners which help them achieve their goals
Create and manage a strong pipeline of business to meet and exceed quarterly revenue targets
Coordinate with Account Strategists on up-sell process to build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships with partners
3-5 years digital media sales experience; experience with native advertising is a strong plus but not required
Excellent presentation and communication skills
Existing relationships with digital ad agencies and brands
Strong prospecting/cold-calling skills and relationship-building abilities
Knowledge of the digital and social landscape
A passion for initiating and developing new relationships
What will you get?
GOOD Worldwide is committed to supporting our staff, offering a competitive benefits package including equity in the company, a 401(k) plan as well as medical, dental, and vision plans, and more. And you should know that GOOD Worldwide is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization.