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ACCOUNT MANAGER – DIGITAL MEDIA

Full-time — Minneapolis (hybrid but mostly WFH)

ABOUT SIDEWALK DOG MEDIA
As a trusted resource for today’s pet parents, we deliver award-winning content in our signature voice (relatable, witty, and irreverent), unGoogleable intelligence (like restaurants with dog menus!), and meaningful opportunities to support local rescues and shelters.

As a trusted partner for pup-lovin’ brands, we specialize in effective digital advertising solutions that result in off-the-charts audience engagement. Current markets: Minneapolis-St. Paul (our home base), Chicago, Denver, and Seattle, with four additional markets launching in 2022. We’re grrrowing!

Core Values: Growth, Authenticity, Excellence, Giving Back, Kindness

Seeking an upbeat, strategic, and results-oriented pack player who will strengthen Sidewalk Dog’s B2B relationships and successfully steward digital advertising campaigns.

In this diverse role, you will strategically design opportunities for wag-worthy national, regional, and local businesses to engage with our audience, while acting as the lead contact liaison between brands and internal teams. This is a unique position that blends post-sale account management with pre-sale research and preparation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of all client campaigns, from pre-sale strategy to post-sale onboarding, delivery, reporting, and renewal strategy.
  • Collaborate internally create strategic sales proposals and assist in presenting to potential clients.
  • Collaborate interally regarding client feedback, revisions, needs, and approvals, as well as growth initiatives and strategic partnerships.
  • Advise clients on best practices and campaign optimizations.
  • Ensure all deliverables are executed flawlessly with detailed results for client campaigns.
  • Anticipate clients’ current and developing needs, challenges, and goals.
  • Establish and maintain strategic partnerships with other non-advertising businesses to further Sidewalk Dog Media’s growth trajectory.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years’ experience in account management within an agency or digital publisher.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time while paying strict attention to detail.
  • Pre-existing relationships with advertisers, agencies, ad networks, and publishers (national account experience a plus).
  • Demonstrable literacy and authority with digital advertising tools and strategies.
  • Solid experience with CRM software. 
  • Support the pack with a willingness to try on any hat and pitch in at any level at any time; comfortable with change / adaptability. 
  • Sales experience is a plus!
  • Strong start-up mentality-excited to help grow and scale a business.
  • Kind, dog-loving, and passionate about Sidewalk Dog’s purpose-driven mission.

COMPENSATION: Commensurate with experience

APPLY: Send your resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and start-date availability to careers@sidewalkdog.com with subject line “AM App: <First and Last Name>.” Cover letters should include specific examples of how your skills and experiences meet or exceed the requirements.

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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE – DIGITAL MEDIA

Full-time — Minneapolis (hybrid but mostly WFH) or Remote

ABOUT SIDEWALK DOG MEDIA
As a trusted resource for today’s pet parents, we deliver award-winning content in our signature voice (relatable, witty, and irreverent), unGoogleable intelligence (like restaurants with dog menus!), and meaningful opportunities to support local rescues and shelters.

As a trusted partner for pup-lovin’ brands, we specialize in effective digital advertising solutions that result in off-the-charts audience engagement. Current markets: Minneapolis-St. Paul (our home base), Chicago, Denver, and Seattle, with four additional markets launching in 2022. We’re grrrowing!

Core Values: Growth, Authenticity, Excellence, Giving Back, Kindness

Seeking a sales hunter to generate revenue from new clients, ideally national brands looking to reach pet-parent consumers through multi-market/multi-channel digital advertising campaigns. Our solutions include sponsored articles, dedicated emails, custom contests, social media campaigns, giveaways, and more. Works closely with Account Manager.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Aggressively prospect, develop, and close new business.
  • Maintain an active schedule of meetings (mostly video), prospecting calls, and pipeline of leads. 
  • Ability to rapidly learn and articulate client KPI and ROI goals.
  • Develop clear and effective proposals with customized solutions to maximize performance and exceed expectations.
  • Develop strategies to progress sales opportunities from identification to closure. 
  • Submit activity and results through an established CRM system. 
  • Collaborate with content and marketing in complex, highly competitive sales situations.
  • Interpret market-analytics data and convey campaign wins to clients in order to retain clients and grow existing clients’ investments. 

MOST IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Sales hunter mentality
  • Digital advertising sales experience with national accounts
  • Minimum 3-5 years demonstrated new business sales success
  • Kind, dog-loving, and passionate about Sidewalk Dog’s purpose-driven mission

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Demonstrated ability to gain access to high-level decision makers (marketing directors, CMOs, etc.).
  • Demonstrated ability to engage potential clients quickly and develop rapport.
  • Polished, professional demeanor with excellent communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong start-up mentality—excited to help grow and scale a business.
  • Willingness to try on any hat and pitch in at any level at any time.
  • Pre-existing relationships with agencies and pet brands, a huge plus!

COMPENSATION: Base plus commission. No cap.

APPLY: Send your resume, cover letter, salary requirements, and start-date availability to careers@sidewalkdog.com with subject line “AE App for <First and Last Name>.” Cover letters should include a) specific examples of how your skills and experiences meet or exceed the requirements, and b) why you identify with a sales hunter mentality.

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INTERN

Part-time — Chicago, Denver, Minneapolis, and Seattle

We’re not currently hiring, but we’d ruv to hear from you! Send us your resume for future consideration.
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