Media Strategist - Vancouver | The Vancouver Sun & Province newspapers | | 06/06/16
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Media Strategist Full-Time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: The Vancouver Sun & Province newspapers
Category: Advertising / Branding, Online Marketing, SEO/SEM

The Vancouver Sun and The Province are part of Canada's leading Postmedia Network. Reaching 17 million Canadians every week, Postmedia Network engages readers and offers advertisers and marketers integrated solutions to effectively reach target audiences through a variety of print, digital and mobile platforms. With the addition of a full suite of digital marketing solutions, we offer convenience and continuity of strategy for local clients.

We’re looking for an experienced Media Strategist to join our innovative digital strategy team. Through consumer and market research, and idea conception, the Media Strategist plays a key role in driving innovation and ideas for new and existing clients. The ideal candidate is a driven thought leader in the digital space, has an innate curiosity about consumer behaviour and is a strong storyteller and presenter – selling through strategy to clients. You’re collaborative and enjoy working within a team environment.

Consultative Sales Responsibilities

  • Drive online sales with local direct and local agency clients
  • Build marketing programs for sales representatives or direct to clients
  • Present programs and campaigns face-to-face with clients
  • Consult and recommend strategic digital campaigns based on established KPIs
  • Provide expertise to sales teams during planning and execution of digital campaigns
  • Work with clients directly on their web marketing, design, reporting and implementation strategies, acting as a digital consultant
  • Ability to train and educate sales staff and clients on digital product offerings and best practices as our digital products and services rapidly evolve

Inventory, Website & Campaign Management

  • Assist sales staff with campaign optimization recommendations, working closely with our Campaign Specialist
  • Provide consultation on post campaign analysis for sales staff and clients
  • Develop opportunities based on our network audience targeting, programmatic buys and emerging trends

Native Content & Digital Marketing Services

  • Demonstrate a high level understanding of native content, social media and search marketing landscapes
  • Understanding of content marketing best practices and tactics
  • Demonstrated skills in executing successful SEM campaigns
  • Consult clients on the benefits of leveraging various digital marketing strategies with traditional media programs
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