Overview

Job Description

The New York Times seeks a highly creative strategic mind to join our advertising sales strategy efforts and ultimately identify insights and inspire ideas that help drive revenue for key advertiser categories. As part of the award-winning T Brand Studio team, this New York-based strategist will generate creative solutions to solve client challenges in collaboration with sales, planning, creative, and program management teams.

Success within T Brand’s Strategy team requires strategic thinking, a passion for media, an editorial mindset, and a high standard for visual presentations, all brought to life through a working understanding of the advertising landscape and an ability to translate market trends into advertising and branded content programs. Strategists will further develop these skills while working under the guidance of the broader strategy team, eventually taking on their own pitches in partnership with the sales team.

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day pitch and proposal work in partnership with and with oversight from the broader Strategy team, building toward independent contribution.

  • Develop a broad understanding of all New York Times ad products and creative capabilities

  • Develop and articulate innovative marketing programs in many forms, including but not limited to written creative briefs and visually-driven pitch decks (often in collaboration with other disciplines)

  • Utilize research and data to articulate and support value propositions for client-specific pitches and proposals

  • Collaborate with all relevant areas of the organization (including Creative, Program Management, Ad Products, Planning, Ad Operations, Research, Marketing, Events, etc.) to develop pitches for clients

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of cross-platform Marketing experience.

  • A growing understanding of the current social, branded content, digital, mobile and tablet landscapes

  • Exposure to and a cursory understanding of an ad sales, planning and/or account management environment

  • A proven ability or aptitude to translate long-term business objectives of clients into solutions that could be provided by The Times

  • Strong, collaborative work ethic and public speaking skills

  • Excellent writing as well as G Suite, PowerPoint and Keynote skills a must

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The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local “Fair Chance” laws.