Associate Account Executive (eRetail)
Merkle is a leading data-driven, technology-enabled, global performance marketing agency that specializes in the delivery of unique, personalized customer experiences across platforms and devices. For more than 30 years, Fortune 1000 companies and leading nonprofit organizations have partnered with Merkle to maximize the value of their customer portfolios. The agency's heritage in data, technology, and analytics forms the foundation for its unmatched skills in understanding consumer insights that drive people-based marketing strategies. Its combined strengths in performance media, customer experience, customer relationship management, loyalty, and enterprise marketing technology drive improved marketing results and competitive advantage. With 9,600+ employees, Merkle is headquartered in Columbia, Maryland, with 50+ additional offices throughout the US, EMEA, and APAC. In 2016, the agency joined dentsu. For more information, contact Merkle at 1-877-9-Merkle or visit www.merkleinc.com.
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Open to remote applicants! Client is West Coast based, so PST/MST preferred.
This role is responsible for supporting Merkle’s Retail Media Network Partner’s sales cycle and brand partnerships within strategic verticals including Beauty, Designer Fashion & Jewelry, and Apparel. You will aid in developing campaign strategies that deliver against brand goals and ensure plans are rooted in insights and best practices. You will drive sales opportunities forward through meeting preparation, by managing timelines, providing relevant client follow-ups and deliverables, as well as producing sales collateral and materials to support key seasonal events. This role is part of Merkle's New Stream Media capability.
- Support Account Directors to drive sales opportunities with engaged partners on behalf of our client
- Coordinate and support in the RFP process to develop strategies & ensure campaign execution will meet criteria to achieve client’s goals
- Develop and enhance sales marketing collateral
- Support key seasonal marketing initiatives
- Manage project timelines, support in client communications and meeting orchestration
- Own data inputs for key sales documentation
- 6 months+ of experience in digital media sales support, account management, digital media planning or other related role
- Understanding of the digital media landscape
- Methodical, well-organized, and detail-oriented
- Genuine curiosity with how things work; motivated, self-starter
- Strong communication skills
- Expert in Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
- Passionate about the retail and eCommerce landscapes
Dentsu is a modern marketing solutions company. Our mission is to help clients navigate, progress and thrive in a world of change. Businesses rely on our integrated network of agencies and specialized practices to champion meaningful progress through creative, media, commerce, data and technology. Part of Dentsu Group, our global network comprises 66,000 diverse people in 143 countries, who are dedicated to teaming for growth and good. Some of our award-winning agencies include 360i, Carat, dentsumcgarrybowen, DEG, dentsuX, iProspect and Merkle. Follow us on Twitter @DentsuUSA and visit dentsu.com/us.
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