In 2019, Future acquired SmartBrief, a leading digital B2B publisher of targeted business news and information.
Serving more than 6 million senior executives, thought leaders, and industry professionals, SmartBrief is the leading online publisher of targeted business news and information by industry. Combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief filters thousands of sources daily to deliver the most relevant industry news in partnership with more than 180 trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporate entities.
As Digital Sales Associate you will work with a vertically-aligned sales team to research, contact, and win new advertising clients. You’ll set marketing and discovery meetings with global brands in your industry, from Fortune 500 companies to innovative start-ups, and develop sales and industry expertise that will allow for future mobility within the organization.
The role is perfect for someone who has some experience and exposure to a customer or client facing role and is looking to enhance and develop their skills within a progressive media sales team. You will work with a team of expert publishers and account directors that will enable you to gain valuable insight into how you effectively identify and drive new advertising categories and fill white space with Fortune 500 companies. Your role will generate directly impact business growth and enable you to take ownership of how we best approach our prospects with compelling literature and collateral.
This position pays a base salary with targeted commissions and bonuses when planned targets are achieved.
Within this role you will carry out a number of duties that will have a tangible impact on sales revenue and team performance such as:
Prospecting new advertisers
Growing and maintaining customer databases
Developing marketing collateral
Writing compelling copy for sales outreach
Preparing competitive analyses
Responding to advertiser RFPs
Building sales reports
Managing inbound marketing opportunities
What do I need to succeed?
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
Strong sense of organization and strict attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks, solve problems and work effectively in a fast-paced media/technology business Computer savvy and proficiency with various software packages, including Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint and G-suite
Team-oriented and professional attitude
Bachelor’s degree with exceptional academic record
Legal right to work in the United States
We want to help you learn, grow and do great work. Come make the world a smarter place
Additional Salary Information: As well as our standard benefits, we have a number of awesome perks available to our staff including:
Unlimited paid time off (yes you read that right!)
A share in our success- every member of staff receives a profit pool bonus at the end of our financial year
Complete flexibility to work from home however you can chose to work in one of our offices when they reopen!
Free digital magazine subscriptions and access to back copies of our print magazines and bookazines
Discounted gym membership and onsite health & wellbeing (yoga at lunch anyone?!)
Annual Future conference - get together with your colleagues to celebrate success and look forward to what's next
Regular staff socials arranged by our wonderful Employee Community & Culture committees
Huge opportunities to learn and develop whether through professional qualifications, exposure to incredible business projects or informal lunch & learns, hosted by your colleagues
About Future US Inc
Future is a global platform for specialist media with scalable, diversified brands. We connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create, the innovative technology we pioneer and the engaging experiences we deliver.
We are Future, a global multi-platform media company with big ambitions and the talent to bring them to life. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer.
We’re the name behind market-leading brands in specialist sectors like technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, field sports, knowledge and home interest. Specialists in our field are passionate about what we do, every year we attract millions of consumers to our websites, magazines, events and social spaces. We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. But that’s not enough – we’re continually adding to our portfolio, building on our technology and investing in our people. Everything we do is born from our desire to innovate and influence and we restlessly look to improve. We hire people we can learn from and we work together... to push the boundaries of what can be done.
Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients and shareholders. Our shareholders have watched Future transition into an innovative global platform for specialist media, our share price has performed well in parallel with both the transition and our growing ability in making our content pay. Shares Magazine has issued their 10 stocks for 2018 which includes Future as one of their top picks.
We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work and the kind of personal development that makes every day even more enjoyable and challenging. We believe it to be a really exciting time to join Future.
Every kind of talent is celebrated and nurtured here. We believe in teamwork that transcends location, which means we don’t have a Future headquarters. Across our offices in the UK, US, France and Australia, each and every one of us are playing a part in driving our business forward.