Triple-Nine Digital, a strong and growing division of The Spokesman-Review is seeking a Digital Strategist. The Digital Strategist (DS) position reports to the Digital Operations Director and will lead Triple-Nine Digitals digital sales efforts. The DS is responsible for client digital marketing strategies, driving both results for the client as well as Triple-Nine Digitals revenue growth. This is a work at home position, but must live in the Spokane/North Idaho area.
Starting pay is $35,110.40/Annual base pay + commissions. Full suite of benefits including medical, dental, life, disability, paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, matching 401K and more! Please apply on our careers site: https://careers.spokesman.com
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The primary goal for the DS is to generate and maintain digital revenue.
o Work directly with customers, or in partnership with The Spokesman-Review Sales Executive, to provide a digital strategy utilizing agency services that align with their marketing goals.
o Provide digital performance results and customized digital proposals for customer and/or sales partners and explain details as needed
Develop strong, trusting relationships between clients and agency partners, providing leadership and support during strategy, ideation, and execution
o Provide friendly, professional customer service before, during and after product/campaign completion and build a strong rapport with agency partners.
o Maintain advanced knowledge and expertise of all Triple-Nine Digital products and services
o Stay informed of new and trending digital initiatives in the industry.
o Be a champion for digital marketing throughout The Spokesman-Review, Triple-Nine Digital and the community sharing knowledge formally and informally (via blog, email, social media, speaking, etc.), and otherwise positively influencing the digital culture of The Spokesman-Review and Triple-Nine Digital.
Manage overall project/campaign scope to adhere to timeline and budget
o Manage customer and vendor deliverables to include timeline, functionality, results and cost
o Manage customer expectations throughout project/campaign workflow and address issues, delays, questions, or concerns in a timely and professional manner
o Collaborate with Digital Marketing Coordinator to ensure digital projects/campaigns are accurately entered into applicable systems
o Verify all display and targeting campaigns are running as expected
o Provide project/campaign performance reporting and analytics to customers
Other duties as assigned
Previous experience in digital sales, strategy and marketing a plus.
Direct experience with marketing and revenue generation a necessity.
Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail in an environment that requires regular evaluation, negotiation of priorities, and the ability to achieve revenue goals.
Strong customer service with interpersonal and communication skills required the ability to interact with many different people, internally and externally.
Ability to create long lasting client relationships built on trust & success.
Teachable, and a constant learner reads industry blogs, books, etc., with the desire to dive in, to learn and shape their role and digital knowledge.
Advanced computer skills (tested).
Ability to work under pressure and with limited direction, at peak performance.
Command of grammar and language sufficient to create professional documents.
Strong team player with a positive attitude.
Experience and/or knowledge of news/media industry advertising a plus.
Growth in digital marketing revenue from assigned clients and projects
Digital marketing projects are completed efficiently, effectively, and profitably
Demonstrates strong teamwork and relationship skills
Regularly finds new or unique ways to contribute to overall digital marketing efforts
Builds and maintains client relationships
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Associates Degree or 2 years of higher education, plus 1-2 years of related work experience in a marketing/brand management environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Intermediate to advanced level using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook - REQUIRED
Background check required for those selected for hire.