Account Manager (Advertising)

Account Manager (Advertising)

Wattpad is a growing consumer technology startup based in Toronto. It is a place to discover and share stories: a social platform that connects people through words. With over 25 million users and growing, Wattpad is the world’s largest community for discovering and sharing stories and it’s platform helps brands share their stories using our immersive mobile/web/social storytelling platform.

In this new role at Wattpad you will work closely with our Head of Business Development, and our incredible business team to build, establish and manage Wattpad’s new advertising partner portfolio. We already have incredible traction!

What you will be doing:

° Develop Wattpad's best practices for partner management and campaign operation
° Manage key relationships and communicate Wattpad’s value proposition with stakeholders across brands and agencies to complete successful native advertising campaigns on Wattpad
° Prepare proposals, respond to RFP’s, providing strategic recommendations
° Develop project scheduling for both internal and external groups to ensure campaigns run smoothly and on time
° Manage proposals for potential clients by working closely with marketing teams, product managers and business units to define successful campaigns from both a creative and technical stand-point
° Help grow business with existing partners, Structuring presentations and offerings
° Acquire and integrate industry knowledge related to general trends, emerging technologies, and competitors
° Track and analyze and report on campaigns, creating case studies

What we're looking for:

° You thrive in client facing environments
° You have experience working with digital media and mobile media
° Solid foundation/experience in social networking
° Strong track record working directly with brands, as well as creative, media, and social agencies
° Experience with the full life cycle of advertising campaigns from proposal and creative development through operation and reporting
° Experience with native advertising products an asset, along with entertainment industry experience
° You have superior presentation, written and oral skills
° Travel approximately 15% (USA)
° You thrive in a dynamic and fast paced environment, start-up experience is preferred
° You have a BA and a minimum of 5 years experience
° You are a Wattpadder (of course)

Date Posted:
Aug 15, 2014 6:21 AM PDT

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Great stories bring people together! Wattpad is the world's largest community for discovering and sharing stories. It's a new form of entertainment connecting readers and writers through storytelling, and best of all, it's entirely free. With thousands of new stories added every day, an incredibly active community of readers, and the ability to read on your computer, phone, or tablet, Wattpad is the only place... more