Senior Director Account Services (Mid West)

Location: US-IL-Chicago Job Number 1712850 Brand Videa, LLC

Description

Videa (www.videa.tv) is a well-funded start up backed by Cox Enterprise in Atlanta, GA (Buckhead). 

Videa is rapidly bringing a series of products, services and new technology to the traditional TV media marketplace by building a new automated and data-driven approach to buying & selling linear television advertising. Videa is laser-focused on ensuring our supply side platform is the leading solution for local broadcasters and media buying agencies across the US. 

Videa currently has a need for a Senior Account Director. The Senior Account Director’s role is to working with internal and external customers to insure agencies are on boarded properly and supported through process, communicate issues with internal divisions-solutions, product, implementation, etc.

PRIMARY TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Reporting to the VP of Platform Adoption and VP of Sales.
• Agency Side
o Work with VP Platform Adoption introducing Videa to buy-side (agencies and advertisers), and setting agencies up to utilize the platform
o Work with Videa buy-side on-boarding team to set agencies up to utilize the platform
o Interact with product team in communicating feedback from buy-side clients in order to enhance and build Videa into top industry programmatic TV solution



Qualifications

• Minimum Bachelor’s Degree
• Minimum of 7 years of experience working at an advertising agency, with accounts, planning, and buying
• Position is based in Midwest
• Background with media sales and management a plus.
• Strong relationships within the television and advertising agency community.
• Strong listening, written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to self-start and proactively manage multiple tasks
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with cross-functional teams

WORK ENVIRONMENT, and about the Entity:

Videa is part of the Cox Media Group family of businesses, located in Atlanta that whose goal is to rapidly bring a series of products, services and new technology to the traditional TV media marketplace.  The company was started late in 2013 and is rapidly expanding its efforts to provide improved operating efficiencies in several key areas of local broadcast and traditional TV media sales.

We are in the process of building a core team of professionals who will collaborate closely to build both an amazing product as well as an amazing culture. The core team of professionals we select will make up the foundation of our organization. 




About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago-205 N Michigan Ave

Other Locations: Chicago,US,IL,,60601

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Director/Senior Director

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing