In November 2015 STAT was launched as a new national media brand focused on health, medicine and life sciences. In four years we have grown to be the authoritative news media voice in the industry and our all star team of editors and reporters have won numerous journalism awards. Our brand now includes a website (www.statnews.com), mobile app, and numerous live events around the country. STAT is based in Boston and is part of Boston Globe Media.
We have grown significantly since our launch and are looking to add to our business team with an event and advertising sales professional. This is an opportunity to join an exciting, growing media brand in an expanding industry that is changing the world. This role will drive revenue by selling events, branded/custom content programs, native advertising campaigns, and other impactful brand sponsorships.
Who You Are
The ideal individual is smart, aggressive, and creative. You are a strategic thinker and your clients will rely on your for your smart solutions, creative ideas, and relentless attention to their needs. You are a quick study on clients needs, and can develop and sell industry leading b2b solutions to accomplish goals ranging from awareness, to lead generation and customer nurturing. In addition to your knowledge of solutions, you have a deep rolodex of clients in life sciences, pharma, financial services, and health tech.
BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience
5+ years B2B event sponsorship and digital advertising sales experience
Experience selling custom content and integrated marketing programs
Understanding of the health, medicine and life sciences industry, and emerging health tech
Relationships in the industry and at relevant advertising and communications agencies
Ability to develop, lead and communicate complex programs and proposals
Strategic thinker and creative problem solver
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Willingness to travel
Highly self motivated and effective time management and organizational skills
Outstanding record of achievement and exceeding goals
Understanding of how to leverage marketing automation/CRM to build and engage a pipeline
Boston Globe Media is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. Boston Globe Media is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.