Account Executive - Programmatic

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  • Sales and Customer Success

  • Full-time

  • Hybrid | Sydney, NSW, AU

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  • Mid Level · A role for someone with some well-developed knowledge and skills they can bring to the role and team. Typically within 2-5 years of experience.

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Katie Duckworth

Hiring manager, Nine

Nine is Australia’s largest locally owned media company – the home of Australia’s most trusted and loved brands spanning News, Sport, Lifestyle, and Entertainment. We pride ourselves on creating the best content, accessed by consumers when and how they want – across Publishing, Broadcasting and Digital.

Nine’s assets include the 9Network, major mastheads such as The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Australian Financial Review, radio stations 2GB, 3AW, 4BC and 6PR, digital properties such as, 9Now, 9Honey, Pedestrian.TV, Drive, subscription video platform Stan and a majority investment in Domain Group.

We bring people together by celebrating the big occasions and connecting the everyday moments. Australia belongs here. We bring our purpose to life via three shared values: We walk the talk, turn over every stone and keep it human.

About the role

Join the Nine Team as an Account Executive!

At Nine, we're looking for a dynamic and ambitious Account Executive to join our Programmatic Sales team. You'll work with top national brands, coordinating TV and Online campaigns across our extensive media portfolio.

In this diverse role, your primary function will be to support the Sales Executives & Group Business manager in our Programmatic sales team while working collaboratively with external stakeholders such as Agency Trade Desks, Media and Advertising agencies as well as internal stakeholders across the business.

2/5 days work from home. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Support Superstars: Be the right hand to our Sales Executives and Group Business Manager.
  • Keep Everyone in the Loop: Provide regular updates on campaign performance to clients and the team.
  • Boost Revenue: Find upselling opportunities and recommend ways to optimize campaigns.
  • Track Success: Monitor and guide Programmatic buying to ensure client happiness.
  • Be the Data Guru: Generate, analyze, and deliver insightful campaign reports.
  • Master the Details: Accurately process bookings and streamline processes.
  • Improve Continuously: Collaborate on post-campaign reviews to keep getting better.
  • Build Relationships: Develop strong connections with Trade Desks, Agencies, and Clients.
  • Be Our Brand Ambassador: Represent Nine in the market and shine.
  • Other Duties: Duties that are reasonably required. 

What you'll be responsible for

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    Deal Management

    Effectively prioritize and manage deals to meet sales targets, including coordination with AEs and Marketing to land prospects

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    Prospect Relationship Building

    Develop relationships with prospects to uncover their needs through effective questioning, and to qualify interest and viability

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    Market Feedback and Insight

    Gather market insights and customer feedback, and clearly communicate these to internal teams including the Sales, Marketing and Product team

Skills you'll need

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    Bounces back from stressful experiences while being optimistic, emotionally aware, and adapts to change

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    Works with others by being open, clear in communication and listening to achieve goals

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    Results orientation

    Focuses on outcomes and the steps it takes to achieve them

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