Executive Director, Agency Lead

Job title: Executive Director, Agency Lead

Company: Condé Nast

Job description: Condé Nast is a global media company producing the highest quality content with a footprint of more than 1 billion consumers in 32 territories through print, digital, video and social platforms. The company’s portfolio includes many of the world’s most respected and influential media properties including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler/Traveller, Allure, AD, Bon Appétit and Wired, among others. Condé Nast Entertainment was launched in 2011 to develop film, television and premium digital video programming.

Job Description

Location: New York, NY

Conde Nast is seeking an Executive Agency Director to work with top Agency Holding Companies to build and evangelize strategic partnership solutions. You’ll contribute to a high-caliber, strategic team in a business that is experiencing rapid growth and transformation.

The ideal candidate will have experience in data and measurement frameworks within agency hold companies, in conjunction with a proven ability to sell cross-network/cross-platform solutions to influence executive level clients to investment decisions. Additionally, the candidate will have experience working within a matrix organization, as well as experience in leading, coaching and influencing people to generate positive results.

Candidates must have strong consultative sales and/or marketing skills, a deep understanding of the agency landscape, a collaborative and innovative spirit, and must be comfortable working within a fast moving and entrepreneurial environment. This is a full-time role and is based in our New York office.


Firmly establish Conde Nast as a leading brand building and business driving platform in the eyes of all Agency constituents

Act as the primary liaison, internal advocate and thought leader for your agency partners with a specific focus on key agency executives

Collaborate with internal Conde Nast teams to create educational & inspirational programming that has a scaled impact across the agency including but not limited to: media, video investment, digital investment, strategic planning and creative teams

Provide best-in-class client service and partnership across all facets of operating company (both traditional and digital media teams)

Work effectively with cross-functional internal stakeholders to project manage the development of innovative tools and products to completion

Drive the growth, adoption and advocacy of the agency / holding company portfolio through a strategic focus on top / most influential accounts and key growth focused accounts

Support and develop entire agency to ensure an excellent understanding of CN value proposition and product

Track revenue performance across the agency portfolio and determine corrective measures where needed

Serve as a Conde Nast Center of Excellence as a partner to Category and Brand teams, identifying and pitching transformational opportunities to clients

Act as the key PoC for the agencies, shepherding opportunities/enquiries to the right team within Condé Nast

Minimum Qualifications

10+ years of Marketing, Agency, Media Sales and/or Online Advertising experience leading businesses or accounts

Proven experience in sales and marketing to major holding companies/advertising agencies

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Existing network with C-level and other senior agency contacts and proven track record of successfully growing revenue through the development of strategic relationships

Preferred Qualifications

Strong understanding of Conde Nast user behavior and technology & ability to translate technical or complicated ideas into ordinary and simple terms

Experience in working for matrix organizations & ability to win the support of key internal cross-functional stakeholders

Demonstrated creative problem-solving approach

Strong Analytical skills with an understanding of data-driven advertising solutions and ability to build new opportunities that capitalize on Conde Nast’s extensive First-party data

Understanding of advertising solutions/products across all major social and video platforms

Proven success in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment

Understanding and passion for Conde Nast Brands

What happens next?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply below, and we will review your application as soon as possible. You can update your resume or upload a cover letter at any time by accessing your candidate profile.

Condé Nast is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, familial status and other legally protected characteristics.

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Sat, 16 Jul 2022 07:59:16 GMT

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