As Verizon's media unit, our brands like Yahoo, TechCrunch and HuffPost help people stay informed and entertained, communicate and transact, while creating new ways for advertisers and partners to connect. With technologies like XR, AI, machine-learning, and 5G, we're transforming media for tomorrow, too. We're creators and coders, dreamers and doers creating what's next in content, advertising and technology.
Verizon Media is seeking an Global Agency Director for a specific agency or set of agencies. In this role, you will directly manage executive agency relationships and agency partnerships, ultimately serving as their Verizon Media Ambassador and trusted advisor, while driving Verizon Media's media, data and platform revenue.
* Build Verizon Media Annual and Quarterly Strategic Plan for assigned agencies, including analysis of Agency revenue. * Build and elevate relationships at the highest levels within the assigned agencies, C-Suite, Senior Agency Influencers to continuously uncover strategic opportunities to drive Verizon Media revenue on a global, regional, and local level * Identify and lead the development of joint business projects and/or beta opportunities with assigned agencies * Agency account management including, but not limited to: maintaining contact lists, establishing meeting cadence with (internal and external) key stakeholders, seeking out new relationships/contacts, developing quarterly business reviews, organizing and coordinating agency education initiatives ( cross discipline agency days and / or GROW), fulfilling ad hoc agency request and breaking down obstacles . * Lead or contribute to Verizon Media's tentpole senior-level engagements and activations (i.e CES, Mobile World CongressCannes, DMexco AdWeek) with assigned agencies * Partner with internal sales teams to contribute to and uncover category and client-level opportunities globally and regionally at both the Agency and Brand level * Collaborate with a number of internal specialists (i.e. data, platform, content) as needed to meet Strategic Plan requirements and to continuously identify relevant opportunities for your agencies * Keep abreast of Verizon Media's capabilities and product offerings via distance learning and on-site training * Strong Internal communication (written and verbal), ensuring Sales, Agency Team, and other department leaders are well informed
* 15+ years' experience in advertising industry in a sales, business development or advertising agency * Proven ability to drive results, as well as create and sell-in innovative solutions to clients * Strong experience working at or with advertising agencies * Proven ability to simplify and package complex product offerings for appropriate audiences. * Ability to handle many initiatives simultaneously and prioritize according to meeting revenue goals * Experience with all things digital advertising; display, mobile, tablet, video, etc. * Ability to think strategically, understanding marketer needs and creatively translating these needs into compelling concepts and programs * Bachelor's degree required, MBA a plus
Oath is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Oath is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. Please let us know if you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or participate in the application process.
Currently work for Oath? Please apply on our internal career site.