Looking for a fresh start? Have experience with digital media? Is sales in your blood? Will you take five "no's" to get to a "yes"? Ideon Media represents the hottest digital properties in Canada. Our network of sites is one of the largest in Canada, led by our wholly-owned 29Secrets, Canada's leading beauty website.
In addition to these sites, Ideon Media's recently launched Hypercast pre-roll video network offers the largest reach in Canada with full transparency and optimization. Online video is booming, and online video advertising is one of the fastest and most lucrative segments of online advertising.
As a result of recent investment, Ideon needs to add sales reps immediately.
Understand what we sell and who we sell it to within the first week.
Meet with buyers from Toronto's largest agencies, who plan digital spending for Canada's largest auto, CPG, retail and entertainment brands.
Brainstorm site-specific and network marketing campaigns, including takeovers, wallpapers, etc.
Plan monthly and seasonal sponsorship opportunities for the sites like 29Secrets to present to agenciesTurnaround agency RFPs in lightning speed.
Liaise with our sales coordinator to place buys with publishers and track performance.
Follow-up with agency contacts to report campaign performance.
Entertain buyers non-stop, with lunches, coffee, drinks, etc.
You're a person people want to meet with, socially and professionally.
You can write clearly and professionally.
You can juggle ten different meetings and RFP responses at the same time.
You're one of the most organized people your friends know.
You have a deep need to sell.
You follow digital just enough to be dangerous.
You grew up online and have hundreds of connections across LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.
You know that you want to be in sales, and have done it before in some capacity.
You have at least some experience in and around ad agencies.
Experience in promotions or experiential marketing is a plus.
We have had particularly good luck with folks in agencies who want to get into sales, so don't be shy if you've never been a professional salesperson!
Education is a plus.
Please send a customized, personalized cover note with resume attached. We will look at resumes without covers, but nowhere near as closely as those from applicants who took the time to think about why they really want this job. Compensation will include base and commissions, commensurate with level of experience.