Ustream.TV is seeking a Sales Manager to work with senior sales management to sell and implement sponsorship and advertising programs. The ideal candidate will have one of two types of background: They have been an online media buyer or have created and sold sponsorships and online advertising. In either case, they should have demonstrated strong initiative and leadership, preferably in startup environment, to gain new partnerships and make them profitable for all parties.
The candidate must be a self- starter who can effectively translate their in-depth understanding of social media into sales strategies. Candidate will also be responsible for implementing and managing emerging methods of online monetization. This is a unique opportunity to take a leadership role in a rapidly growing company.
Identify new sponsorship and advertising partners
Create, develop, maintain and build strong client relationships
Develop and implement a sponsorship sales program
Develop and implement online advertising programs
Measure and analyze overall program success
Invent new and imaginative ways to offer Ustream media opportunities to the market
Create sales presentations
Participate in market research activities
3+ years experience in advertising sales, preferably for a content-based web property
Deep understanding of "how things work" in the world of online advertising, advertising networks, and sponsorships.
Demonstrated ability to present and communicate well , both in person and in written materials
Proven capability to access and build relationships in large corporate organization
Driven and passionate self-starter, able to execute and deliver with minimal supervision
Demonstrated ability to call into new corporate partners, online advertising networks and other sponsors where Ustream.TV does not have a relationship
Analytic skills to assess the revenue and profitability of sponsorhip programs
Robust knowledge of online research methods and third party research tools
Active user of social media tools strongly preferred
Please visit http://www.ustream.tv/careers.