• Manager, Sales Planning

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/10/2018 10:33 AM)
    Job ID
    Sales Planning
  • Overview

    WebMD is the most recognized and trusted brand of health information and the leading provider of health information services, serving consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and WebMD the Magazine. The WebMD Health Network includes WebMD, Medscape, MedicineNet, eMedicine, RxList, theheart.org and Medscape Education.  Our consumer portals and mobile health applications provide engaging, relevant and credible health and wellness information, personalized health assessment tools and access to online communities.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status


    The Sales Planning Manager is a key member of the WebMD sales team and will work closely with Sales, Planning Management, Clients and internal operation teams.   He/she is responsible for the administrative management of a team of Sales Planners working to see through a media programs cycle, including: plan development, Inventory reservation, campaign management, and reporting.


    Responsibilities include:


    ·     Hire & Manage a team of 7+ Sales Planners & Associates

    ·     Create accurate and detailed proposals that meet client/Sales needs, and provide excellent post-sale campaign management

    ·     Train staff in products and processes, including developing training materials

    ·     Ensure correct and timely campaign launches, and full delivery of revenue for your team

    ·     Resolve setup and tag issues for your team with Ad Operations/Inventory

    ·     Provide time-off and overflow coverage to the team

    ·     Support all Client, Sales, and Management, requests promptly


    ·     4-5 years’ experience in Media Planning or Operations role

    ·     Experience leading/training staff

    ·     Understanding of third-party advertising tags, measurement, and reporting

    ·     Ability to thrive in a fast paced environment, with skills in customer service and problem solving

    ·     Strong skills in Excel and Math

    ·     Reliable, determined, and dedicated, work ethic

    ·     Bachelor’s degree preferred

    Salesforce, DFP, DCM, IAS, DoubleVerify, Sizmek, experience a plus