Associate Project Specialist

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Dow Jones

Associate Project Specialist

New York, NY
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    Job Description:

    The Associate, Live Journalism will be the internal product champion, accountable for increasing revenue across the Dow Jones portfolio of media brands. The position must support the members of the Live Journalism team with their deep product knowledge, identifying new growth opportunities. The role is also responsible for selling directly to clients, including senior business and senior agency decision makers.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Track competitor events and sponsors to generate a rolodex of new prospects

    • Manage sales materials coordination and development for media solutions and partnership propositions

    • Specialist team representative in all prospect outreach and vetting of new virtual platforms and creative vendors

    • Support conferences sell-in, working with sector specific client relationship managers

    • Organizes, captures and disseminates all virtual strategy meeting notes to larger virtual strategy task force

    • Liaise closely with internal product teams and add value to the RFP cycle, which includes idea generation

    • Playing a key role in helping us reach group revenue targets

    • Point person on group case studies and library of past executions

    • Ability to lead and help us grow conferences social efforts and presence

    • Point person to track the solutions executions of our competitors

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum internship experience in sales, marketing, advertising or similar client facing environments

    • Demonstrated experience engaging with external clients/customers

    • Comfortable in all selling situations and in interfacing directly with senior decision making clients.

    • Keen awareness of social and social amplification options and vendors.

    • Quick study, a passionate team player with strong creative thinking and idea generation skills.

    • Comfortable selling to senior client decision makers, when needed

    • Proven ability to find new opportunities in existing and new clients

    • Comfortable working in a matrix organization, supporting other teams with your conferences specialist skills.

    • Understanding of conferences plus other digital, mobile and print products is a plus.

    • High level of initiative and self-motivation

    • Ability to take ownership of problems and coordinate appropriate internal resources to help solve problems effectively and efficiently

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • One or more 1 years of experience managing media sales with hands-on experience of solution selling to business level decision makers

    • BA or BS degree

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .

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  • Industry
    Online Media
  • About Us

    Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to become a world-wide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including our flagship Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News and other great products. World-class journalism lies at the core of our growing news-derived data capabilities, driven by innovation in AI and machine learning. We understand that the better the provenance of information, the greater the opportunity.