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Digital Advertising Planner/Marketing Strategist

New York, NY | Sales

Job Description

About Us:

Slate is expanding our team of the most innovative and collaborative people in advertising sales and marketing to help us continue to prove that quality, original journalism can thrive online. 

As the social thought leader magazine for the digital age, Slate offers the smartest conversation on the web about news, politics, business, technology and culture. We’re looking for inspired individuals to help advertisers connect with our loyal and growing enthusiastic New Influential audience, 10 million top decision makers and cultural tastemakers.

We’re a tight knit group of some of the smartest technologists, writers and thinkers on the planet, and everybody is pulling in the same direction. We need energetic planners to join this extraordinary solutions-focused environment.


  • Manage execution, completion and fulfillment of RFP’s including all Excel templates and PPT presentations
  • Participate in the development and manage the planning of innovative digital solutions for potential and current advertising partners (including pre-sale idea generation, management approvals and final pitch)
  • Work closely with sales reps, ad operations, research and ad innovation/custom solutions departments to create and package Slate programs for sale
  • Own ad categories and create sales materials for specific advertisers and categories
  • Proactively develop advertising prospects and materials


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years digital ad sales experience (minimum)
  • Excellent project management, analytic and communication skills
  • Highly proficient in Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
  • Proficient in Programs such as: Doubleclick/MediaVisor, Prisma, Atlas, comScore, @Plan and SalesForce

Bonus Points:

  • Digital Ad Planning experience a huge plus, but not required
  • Agency background


  • Tech Device Reimbursement - buy new gadgets, get reimbursed! (prorated basis)

  • Health Benefits, 401(k), pension

  • Working with smart & social colleagues


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