Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP) (www.meredith.com) has been committed to service journalism for 115 years. Today, Meredith uses multiple distribution platforms — including broadcast television, print, digital, mobile and video — to provide consumers with content they desire and to deliver the messages of its advertising and marketing partners.
Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 175 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 80 percent of U.S. millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas, such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty and fashion. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities, including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 4,000 Walmart stores across the U.S., and The Foundry, the company's state-of-the-art creative lab and content studio. Meredith's Local Media Group includes 17 television stations reaching more than 11 percent of U.S. households.
We’re looking for a proactive team player with an outgoing and upbeat attitude to assist Account Managers across the People and Entertainment Weekly brands. The ideal candidate will be a recent graduate or someone with one to two years of previous experience. We need someone who learns quickly and feels comfortable working in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment.
Maintain the sales pipeline process from beginning to end. The process includes but is not limited to tracking sales requests from clients and providing requested data; updating sales opportunities in internal sales database (Salesforce); processing and finalizing insertion orders within Meredith finance and booking software; and ensuring proper delivery to all internal production and finance departments.
Work closely with production teams to ensure proper client delivery.
Prepare for and coordinate meetings for each team member. Meeting preparation may include pulling issues; researching brand detail and client history; scheduling meeting time, location and reservations; preparing presentations.
Submit research requests and compile research reports.
Communicate easily and clearly with multiple internal departments as well as agencies, clients and other external partners.
Lead sales client database management.
Assist with administrative tasks like booking and coordinating conference calls and meetings, answering phones as needed, organizing client events, booking travel and submitting travel and expense reports.
Occasionally coordinate and manage client special events and support team events and marketing projects.
Become proficient with all Meredith internal online resources (consumer marketing research, intranet, travel and expense website).
Collaborative: You’re a team player, and it shows. No task is too small. You’re happiest when you’re contributing to a project. You’re quick to notice the details you manage and how they contribute to the greater whole.
Resourceful: You’re never satisfied. You chase information, tirelessly pouring over data to draw insights and make connections until you’re confident you understand a project fully.
A multi-tasker: You run to—not from—a challenge. You manage multiple deadlines and projects with the grace and precision of a pro, whether you’re completing an administrative task or building a benefits-driven sales presentation.
Prepared: You use your skills to manage operations effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, quality-focused environment.