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Overview
Reporting into the Head of US Revenue, Luxury & B2C the US B2C AP will
be responsible for providing comprehensive sales planning & support for
key advertising clients and media agencies across the US. The US Luxury &
B2C team generates in excess of $6 million in revenue, and provides
advertising solutions across all platforms of the FT portfolio.


Key responsibilities
● Contribute to Luxury, Property and Biz Ed ad revenue growth in the
US
● Support a team of Account Directors on Fashion & Jewelry, Travel &
Arts, Property, Design & Spirits & Business Education sector projects
● Account Management: Campaign pre-planning/post-sale support
● Presentation building and sector specific narrative development
● Prospecting: Tear-sheet competitor print & digital publications
● Master the FT digital, print, audio and events product portfolio
● Thoroughly understand editorial mission and readership profile
● Manage client (e)mailings, event invites and other communications
● Troubleshoot creative, performance and billing issues as they arise
● Work closely with digital ad operations team on campaign servicing,
insights and reporting
● Work closely with content and project management teams on
deliverables, timelines and ideation
● Work closely with research team to provide proactive data to clients
and create sales narratives for new business


Required Skills

● Effective communication, professionalism, and strong written and
verbal skills
● Extremely organized and strong work ethic and enthusiasm
● Ability to communicate with high-level clients as well as internal
stakeholders
● Fluency in Google Suites, Microsoft Excel & PowerPoint
● Curiosity & enthusiasm, an interest to learn and resourcefulness
● A strong interest in media and an enthusiasm for its evolution
● A four-year college degree with demonstrated work ethic and
successful teamwork
● 1 to 2 years of business experience, with media agency or publisher
or luxury consumer brand preferred
● An interest and understanding of consumer luxury or business ed
● Interest to work in a fast-paced team environment with international
offices
● Ability to multi-task and prioritize projects effectively

 

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Further information
Candidates should be aware that new employees will be required to be vaccinated by their start date, meaning they have received all of the recommended doses for either a one dose or two dose COVID-19 vaccine, and provide proof of vaccination status (e.g. CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card) , which will be kept confidential. We are an equal opportunity employer, and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those who are unable to be vaccinated due to a sincerely-held religious belief or a medical disability where it does not pose an undue hardship on the Company.


At the FT, we know our most valuable resources are our people and we embrace our employees’ unique skills, experiences, and perspectives. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer that seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. We aim to treat all employees in a fair and consistent manner, promote good working relationships to encourage high standards of conduct and performance within a work environment free from harassment, bullying, and discrimination. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help.


 

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