Vox Media is hiring a

Solutions Planner

Remote

WHO WE ARE

Vox Media’s Revenue organization handles advertising and marketing partnerships with brands and agencies, as well as lines of business in consumer revenue and commerce across the organization.

Vox Media is the leading modern media company. We guide our audience from discovery to obsession. We inspire essential conversations about what’s now, what’s next, and what’s possible.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships. 

WHAT YOU'LL DO

The Sales Planner will be an integral part of the Revenue Operations group, responsible for analysis, partnering closely with Sales and Account Management to create all media plans.  This role will work closely with rev ops counterparts, sales, client success and product marketing, and across the Vox Creative, Experiential, Podcast, Concert and Display/Programmatic businesses.

  • Responsible for being an expert in Vox Media diverse lines of business and media product stack to match solutions with advertising objectives. 
  • Create media plans in internal OMS and client facing templates based on rate and inventory guidelines, client KPIs and packaging strategies. 
  • Partner with sales and Account Management leads on analytics around aligned business including volume, trends, etc. 
  • Accountable for understanding Vox Media yield management to make informed rate exceptions and reserve inventory. 
  • Lead mid campaign optimizations where required to mitigate revenue at risk and low performance. 
  • Own internal communication (Sales, Vox Creative, Account Management, Campaign Management) through the plan creation process - keep internal account aware on lead times, distribution components etc as plan takes shape.  
  • Join brainstorm meetings to provide proposal ideas and package solutions based on KPIs 

WHO YOU ARE

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1+ years of media planning experience in related field or company
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills with strong self-directed learning abilities
  • Excellent analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Proficiency in MS Office; bonus points if experienced with digital tools such as Operative One, Google Ad Manager, Prisma

If you think you have what it takes, but don't meet every single point in our job posting, please apply with a cover letter to let us know how you believe you can bring your unique skills to the Vox Media team or get in touch! We would love to have a chat and see if you could be a great addition to our team. We’ve hired chefs who became editors, DJs who became UX designers, and sommeliers who became writers.

 

WHERE YOU’LL WORK

This job is remote. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.

 

WHY VOX MEDIA?

WHAT WE OFFER

This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life. You can find more information about our benefits here.

 

OUR DEI+ COMMITMENT

Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone can show up as their authentic selves and create their best work. We recognize that great stories, platforms, products and services come from people with all manner of backgrounds and experiences. We recognize that our commitments require ongoing work and sustained attention, as well as adaptation to new insights and best practices. We keep our diversity data public for the sake of accountability, transparency and communication. Learn more about our values here, and our approach to corporate citizenship here

Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law. Vox Media will also consider all qualified applicants with criminal histories in accordance with applicable Fair Chance laws. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations as part of the application process to candidates with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact our People & Culture team ([email protected]).

 

WHAT COMES NEXT

Our recruiting team will go through applications in a timely manner. Please note that our recruiting team will only contact you from @voxmedia.com email addresses, never via text message. Read more about how our recruiting team operates, and how to protect yourself from recruitment fraud, here.

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