Sales Planner

About us:
Popular Pays is a marketplace that connects brands and creators to produce custom content that works. Our primary product is a tech platform that streamlines the traditional content creation process providing marketers with the necessary tools to be successful in today’s modern social marketing landscape. 

PopPays is a Y Combinator alum – “the world’s most powerful start-up incubator” according to Fast Company – and our top-notch client list includes brands like Google, Macy’s, Coca Cola, McDonald’s, Jim Beam, M&Ms, Amazon, Samsung, Corona, TOMS, and many more. 

The role:
The Sales Planner will be responsible for supporting the sales team in planning the digital advertising campaigns of Popular Pays clients.  This individual will work with designated sales team members to ensure flawless campaign planning as well as provide optimal client service support.  This includes preparing sales proposals, assisting with client presentations and staying current on industry news, trends and competitors.

Example tasks:
Assist client partners with preparation of accurate, creative and strategic sales proposals and have a clear understanding of client expectations and KPI’s
Work with Client Partners to construct creative strategies to pitch recurring business
Attend and participate in kick off calls, brainstorm calls and meetings to help provide media and creative guidance
Work across functional groups including Sales, Client Service, Marketing and other teams 
Provide account related support


Preferred qualifications:
Min 2+ years work experience, preferably in a sales or sales support or agency social strategy  role
Certifications for paid spend across various social networks a PLUS (including FB, Twitter, etc)
Experience and knowledge of the digital and social ad landscape 
BA/BS degree (or equivalent training and experience)
Outstanding organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced AND ever-changing environment
Ability to manage client expectations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong Excel and Keynote skills required

Our ideal candidate:
Knows how to prioritize 
Can manage large volumes of work while remaining organized and proactive. 
Can set expectations and reinforce them in an engaging and friendly way 
Communicates well and often, both internally and externally 
Is comfortable making decisions on their own, but knows when to ask for help 
Cares about what we're building 
Is reliable; we need to depend on each other! 
Is patient, kind, respectful, and honest

Our culture:
We expect each other to be good enough to teach, but willing to listen and learn. It’s important to us to: 
build a great product 
be intentional about our culture 
implement a blind recruitment process 
foster community between our creators, brands, and ourselves

Why us?
Talented teammates + access to the Y-Combinator network 
Flexible work hours and a generous vacation policy 
Benefits: Health care, Transportation, Vision, Dental & Company 401(k)
Fully stocked pantry with snacks, coffee, tea, and more 
A fresh laptop, noise-cancelling headphones, & a motorized sit/stand desk 

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