Account Manager, Media Systems
Rentrak - New York, NY

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Come join us! Rentrak is an information management company serving clients in the entertainment, media, retail, and advertising industries. If you're sharp, hardworking, and enjoy a cooperative work environment, we're offering a place where you can work alongside talented peers working on interesting, dynamic and fun projects. We're a small enough company that you can make a big difference here, but we're big enough to reach a national audience.

We are currently seeking an Account Manager for our Media Systems Vendors in our New York office. This position will require frequent travel to Portland, Oregon.

The Account Manager, Media Systems is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of Rentrak's third party provider initiatives and relationships. The successful candidate will advance Rentrak's strategy of integration throughout the buying and selling ecosystem, locally and nationally, and is expected to work on numerous engagements simultaneously. The Account Manager will work closely with external clients and a multitude of media system vendors in defining application/project priorities, scope approach, resource requirements, timing, and deliverables. The Account Manager will ensure that Rentrak information is integrated into the planning and buying systems of the key industry media systems, both locally and nationally.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Develop/strengthen relationships at each of the major media systems Create/promote/advance the timeline for the integration of Rentrak information into these systems Coordinate internal resources across all relevant initiatives Plan, schedule, track and manage each initiative through appropriate status communication and escalations Research and answer internal and external questions using available information resources including existing documentation, industry best practices and internal colleagues Assist with special projects

Successful candidates must demonstrate: Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to drive collaborative problem solving, build consensus and negotiate with external media system providers Ability to clearly and effectively communicate both verbally and in writing with all levels of resources including senior management Critical thinking and problem solving skills Planning and organizing Decision-making and analytical thinking skills Strong teamwork abilities Ability to manage multiple initiatives at once Self-motivated and outcome-oriented Set and meet expectations and see issues through to completion at whatever level of detail necessary while maintaining a focus on long term strategy Ability to influence external partners (whether clients or third party providers) and internal cross-functional teams

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree (BA or BS) from four-year college or university Experience with media buying, planning and selling systems Demonstrated leadership and strong communication skills Experience in formulating action plans and executing initiatives - both internally and externally Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and Explorer

We offer a friendly team oriented workplace and our benefits are among the best in the business including matching 401K program, medical, dental, vision, disability and life insurance, wellness programs, tuition reimbursement, an extremely generous vacation package and more.
Rentrak Corporation proudly supports Affirmative Action. Rentrak Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen. Rentrak participates in eVerify.

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