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Account Director, HGTV Magazine at Hearst Magazines US

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

HGTV MAGAZINE is looking for an Account Director to join their team. 


Key Responsibilities

Exceed revenue goals and increase share of market for list and within assigned territory 

Work collaboratively to develop innovative solutions for clients trying to break through the clutter and reach consumers in a new way.  

Target minimum of 8 outside sales calls weekly and travel within the assigned territory, building strong relationships with agency and clients at all levels

Work with Scripps counterparts to ideate and sell through large convergent programs with TV and Digital

Work with marketing to develop creative concepts for high impact programs

Prepare for sales calls and follow up thoroughly and creatively  

Provide accurate and timely business estimates, forecasts, paperwork and other deliverables as required by management 


Minimum 7+ years selling advertising at a national consumer magazine 

Results driven

Strategic and creative thinker

Understanding of new technology and convergent approach

Strong interpersonal skills – must be able to build relationships effectively and at all levels with clients, Scripps and within the organization

Good communication both internally and externally

Positive attitude

Team player/Collaborative

Multitask with ease

Thrive under pressure