Associate, Tourism & Brand Partnerships - Atlas Obscura

Associate, Tourism & Brand Partnerships

Atlas Obscura is a media and experiences company dedicated to sharing the world’s hidden wonders. The company was founded in 2009 as a user-created compendium of the world's most incredible places, and these days produces award-winning journalism and chart-topping podcasts, leads unique guided trips all around the world, and has published three consecutive New York Times best selling books. Our in-house team at Studio Obscura produces award-winning branded content and live experiences powered by the same creative vision and approach. 

We are looking for a Tourism & Brand Partnerships Associate to join our growing Brand Partnerships team. In this role, you will work closely with our Tourism Sales Executive to generate revenue through branded content partnerships, with a specific emphasis on cultivating and building relationships with the Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs) and the tourism industry. In addition to supporting our sales team, you will work closely with our product, creative, and account service teams to see to it that the programs we sell are implemented to maximize the client’s KPIs and align with Atlas Obscura’s brand standards and editorial voice.

  • Assist Tourism Sales Executive in achieving sales revenue targets for branded content, experiential, and digital campaigns.
  • ​​Support Tourism Sales Executive in prospecting to expand Atlas Obscura’s advertiser base, specifically targeting DMOs. 
  • Assist in preparation and follow up of client meetings.
  • Interface with agencies/ clients on all aspects of campaign ideation, execution, and implementation.
  • Work with sales team on all pre- and post-sales activity and act as the primary point of contact for all aspects of campaign execution:
    • Respond to RFPs and client requests in a timely and professional manner. 
    • Assist in creating media plans that meet client objectives, ensuring the correct product mix and pricing strategies. 
    • Assist the pre-sale marketing team in the creation of proposal decks with a high level of attention to detail. 
    • Respond to requests about inventory, ad products, creative specifications, etc. as required.
    • Coordinate with relevant internal departments on all levels of campaign execution (Marketing, Media, Ad-Ops, etc.).
    • Ensure all sold products are routed to the appropriate fulfillment teams or vendors.
    • Work with the Ad Ops team on execution, fulfillment, and correct billing of campaigns as required.
    • Process and manage Insertion Orders utilizing Atlas Obscura’s tools and systems.
    • Work with Ad Ops to provide recommendations for Optimization based on client KPIs.
    • Assist in the creation of and analysis for campaign wrap reports
  • Bachelor’s Degree or relevant work experience
  • 3+ years of digital media, advertising, or tourism marketing experience (campaign/ client or vendor management preferred)
  • Show a high degree of self-motivation and work well within an individual and team environment
  • Must have a strong customer focus that conveys responsiveness and competence
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Exceptional presentation skills - creation and delivery
  • Demonstrate self-direction and ability to work autonomously
  • Organized, with attention to detail and the ability to multitask
  • Desire to learn different aspects of digital advertising 
About You
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset – and a strong desire to work in a sales team environment with ambitions to grow into a sales or account management role .
  • You are insatiably curious and love learning.
  • You can quickly respond to time sensitive requests from the internal team and clients. 
  • You have a strong work ethic with a roll-up-your sleeves, can-do attitude even while multitasking on several active campaigns.
  • You are hungry to learn and work as a part of a fast-growing organization.
How to Apply

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