Publicis Groupe Search Strategist in Salisbury, North Carolina
CitrusAd is powering retail media, with a personalized sponsored product and display ad technology platform for some of the world's biggest retailers across 25 countries. Our tech paired with a world class services division is driving retailer media sales and enhanced Ad Serving for retailers of any size. Now that’s refreshing!
In 2020, we saw an amazing year of growth for our organization, with the focus being on diversifying from our core platform/technology only offering and expanding into the retail media sector via services, as well as creating the largest US ecommerce grocery network. Each strategic move has meant more success and allowed us to continue to win against our competitors.
Our mission is to be the world’s leading retail media platform, with every aspect of our business being world class. We are able to achieve this by living by our core principles:
Gratitude, honesty, and transparency
Know the role you play
Do less, deliver more, obsess
Team before the individual and most importantly,
*Why this could be your next big break: *
At CitrusAd, we are committed to fueling our team members’ passion for creativity, collaboration, and desire to learn and grow. After all, it’s our people that propel us forward. If you thrive in a creatively open environment with a teamwork atmosphere, this may be the job for you!
Our Search Strategists are an integral part of the team and responsible for driving revenue and partnership growth for our sponsored search programs. This role is centered on sales throughout the pre- and post-sales process for sponsored search media partnerships. This includes managing an existing book of business alongside a client solutions manager, bringing in net new business, growing brand/agency partnerships and internal cross-functional management. The position requires strong interpersonal skills to manage day to day client communication and a data led mindset to be a strong strategic partner to clients.
About the role:
The Search Strategist role will be positioned as a part of our growing media network team to manage client relationships in the CPG categories that are using our Sponsored Product technology media platform. The ideal candidate should have a data driven mindset. A strong ability to analyze data to strategically drive incremental revenue and provide an excellent retailer and client experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
Generate revenue and strive to exceed target quota
Analyze keyword data to strategically identify & contact prospective brand and agency contacts whose products will drive improved fill rates and incremental revenue
Offer smart client research, trends & ideas (i.e. valid business reasons) to drive interest & cultivate relationships
Own a room (even virtually) – present dynamically and instill confidence to challenge our clients in a kind, smart and creative way to ensure we are doing what is best for both businesses long-term
Analyze campaign and keyword performance to recommend optimizations to improve delivery
Identify campaigns with the opportunity to deliver incremental dollars and position the opportunity to clients in a strategic way to lock in
Collaborate with internal teams (sales, account management, ad operations, analytics, development) to ensure a seamless experience for both the retailer & clients
Track outreach & sales activity pipeline using CRM tool, Salesforce
We are looking for a Search Strategist who has the following skills, knowledge, and experience:
Working knowledge of retail, eCommerce and digital monetization programs as well as Ad Tech Industry knowledge
Strong ability to analyze data and make strategic recommendations based off of findings
Strong leadership qualities – trust, loyalty, empathy, forward thinking, self-starter
Strong organization skills – proving the ability to prioritize to ensure deadlines are met
Ability to problem solve focused on being solution oriented
Excellent interpersonal communication skills
Proven thought leader in strategic planning and operational efficiencies
Experience in various CRM, Sales Intelligence and Ad Server platforms and/or the ability and willingness to learn quickly
Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
Proficient in excel
2+ years’ experience in advertising, merchandising, planning, media sales and/or business development
BA/BS degree in marketing, analytics, business or related field
CitrusAd is a leading retail media company and part of Epsilon, a global advertising and marketing technology company. The CitrusAd platform sits at the center of Epsilon’s comprehensive, scalable retail media network offering. By harnessing the power of first-party data and industry-leading identity resolution, the unified, self-serve platform delivers shopper-relevant advertising experiences on commerce websites and across the open web resulting in higher conversions. Leading retailers across the globe rely on CitrusAd to help grow retail media as a core function for incremental media revenue and sales volume that delivers great ROI for brands. For more information, visit citrusad.com.
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