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Digital Video Account Executive

 

Position Summary: Reporting to the Senior Director of Digital Content, The Digital Video Account Executive will be responsible for the content monetization of videos through branded entertainment & direct ad sales for multiple platforms (Hahaha.com, Facebook, Twitter as well as direct ads for YouTube).

 

Tasks :

  • Generate leads and build a new client base for video-sponsorship sales (branded entertainment) & other ad sales from the ground up. The two initial territories of focus will be the United States and Canada.
  • Investigate branded entertainment opportunities with clients or agencies to sell content production ideas that integrate brands and products into new made-for-digital stories.
  • Assist the Senior Director in establishing sales processes as well as short term and longer term sales strategies for these brand new revenue streams.
  • Working within the Digital Monetization team, collaborate with colleagues to create new advertising & sponsorship opportunities by uncovering creative solutions on social media platforms.
  • Lead in negotiations for prospective corporate clients (digital monetization).
  • Collaborate with Groupe Juste Pour Rire Strategic Alliances division. Find synergies between departments to maximize sales and to uncover new content budgets with existing clients.
  • Develop, implement and upkeep Media Sales Kit tools and sales strategies, tactics, plans and processes.
  • Drive product innovation through a clear understanding of video content monetization and industry trends to ensure that Groupe Juste Pour Rire continues to innovate and capture revenue opportunities.

 

Requirements :

  • Bilingualism (English | French) with excellent written and verbal communication skills required in English.
  • Based in Montreal, opportunity to work remotely within North America for the right candidate only.
  • 4-5 years of sales experience. Must be comfortable cold calls and new client development will be essential. In addition, candidates are required to have 1-2 years of digital video sales experience.
  • A proven track record of closing sales and generating new ad revenues.
  • Strong analytical thinker, preferably hailing from a media company.
  • An avid consumer of technology and online content.
  • Strong listening skills with an ability to interact with professionals at all levels of an organization.
  • Attention to detail and efficient in follow-ups with clients and internal stakeholders.
  • Team Spirit while still able to work autonomously, productively and efficiently.
  • Experience with a sale CRM (e.g. File Maker) is an asset.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Bachelor’s degree.

 

Job status: Permanent, fulltime.

 

Please send in your application to rh@hahaha.com. We thank everyone for their application and note that we only be in touch with those selected.