Account Manager – Chicago

Chicago, IL, US

Job Description / Skills Required

About YuMe

YuMe, Inc. (NYSE: YUME) is a leading provider of global audience technologies, curating relationships between brand advertisers and consumers of premium video content across a growing range of connected devices. Combining data-driven technologies with deep insight into audience behavior, YuMe offers brand advertisers end-to-end marketing software that establishes greater brand resonance with engaged consumers. It is the evolution of brand advertising for an ever-expanding video ecosystem. YuMe is headquartered in Redwood City, California, with worldwide offices. For more information, visit

Proposal Building – both Excel and PowerPoint in conjunction with the AE
Product knowledge – pricing, specs, functions
Provide supporting research for recommended media strategies
Work with internal teams to create a campaign that aligns with client goals
Communicate with clients to understand all RFP submissions along with AE’s
Work with Sales to ensure Sales Force is up to date
Own each client campaign from IO through post-delivery reporting
Communicate campaign creative specs to agencies/advertisers
Interface with Operations regarding campaign trafficking
Work with Pricing and Yield Management team to ensure campaigns are successfully optimized for performance and delivery
Confirm 3rd Party tracking elements are recording at the onset, during and post campaign delivery and trouble shoot for any tagging or creative discrepancies
Provide month end billing and reconciliation reporting
Accompany sales on external calls and meetings where appropriate: post campaign follow–up to ensure repeat business and renewals
Research & Analytics:
Provide supporting research for recommended media strategies
Create internal and external post campaign analysis
Provide reporting on an ad hoc and weekly basis
Relationship Management:
Provide World Class Client Service by communicating to clients in a proactive, consistent and informative manner
Become an expert in the online video industry and YuMe ad products
Develop an ongoing relationship with agencies/advertisers
Desired Skills and Experience
Work Experience:
Must be passionate about the online space and have terrific grasp of the online media landscape
At least 3 year’s experience in online account management, online sales planning/buying or ad networks (online video a plus)
Detail oriented with ability to multi-task in a fast moving start-up environment
Effective project management and excellent time management skills
Technical Skills:
Proficiency with Excel PowerPoint and Word
Knowledge of ad serving and reporting tools: DART, Atlas, Eyeblaster, Pointroll, Mediamind, MediaPex, etc
Experience with CRM solution such as Sales Force
Familiarity with ComScore, Nielsen/NetRatings, @Plan. Media Audit a plus.
Exceptional Character:
First class client service ethos
Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
Dedication to going the extra mile
Outstanding attention to detail
Proactive problem solving capabilities
Entrepreneurial and team oriented spirit
Fun, Dynamic Individual
Bachelor’s Degree or higher

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