Vox Media is hiring a

VP, Programmatic Sales

New York, United States

Vox Media is redefining the modern media company by empowering the smartest creative voices – producers, writers, designers, and developers – with the technology and insights to create and distribute premium content that connects with an audience of 165 million people who look to us for intelligent content experiences.

Vox Media is eight distinct media brands: SB Nation (Sports), The Verge (Technology and Culture), Polygon (Gaming), Eater (Food and Nightlife), Racked (Shopping, Beauty and Fashion), Curbed (Real Estate and Home), Vox.com (General News), and Recode (Tech Business).

As VP, Programmatic Sales, you will be responsible for managing, designing and executing the programmatic sales strategy for Vox Media. This new role in a high growth area for the company will work with the Sales and Revenue Operations groups to grow existing business and establish new business with our partners. This role will manage a team of programmatic sellers & account managers and would report directly to the Global VP, Revenue & Partnerships.

This is a high-energy job requiring persistent and persuasive interactions with clients, deep digital, social and mobile expertise, proven sales skills, and the ability to work collaboratively with internal teams to close deals. You will need to think strategically, about your clients business and will take a consultative approach, uncovering your client’s needs, and bringing them appropriate opportunities.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage trusted senior relationships with key partners & agencies
  • Develop new relationships at senior levels with agency and client partners
  • Manage a team of programmatic sellers to help grow & foster programmatic revenue. Be a leader that supports and motivates their team to strive for their best.
  • Serve as a trusted consultant with partners consistently bringing them solution oriented ideas and products to meet their business challenges
  • Continuously educate our direct sales team on programmatic sector
  • Work with direct sales team leadership to identify key clients and design solutions to achieve their objectives
  • Willing to travel

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Advertising, Marketing, Business, or a related field
  • 5-8 years experience in digital advertising sales with a proven record of exceeding revenue goals
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10+ years of experience in programmatic advertising sales, marketing, consulting, or media
  • In-depth knowledge of programmatic advertising industry and landscape
  • Well established relationships in the industry


About working at Vox Media: This is a permanent, full-time position with excellent benefits—including flexible hours and generous parental leave. Vox Media strives to provide comprehensive healthcare options for our employees and to ensure that our healthcare and other benefits are LGBTQ-inclusive. You'll be joining a group of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about doing work that's challenging and fun—and who strive to maintain a healthy work/life balance. Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply.  Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of 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.