The Gap, Inc. Account Executive - B2B Media/Advertising (REMOTE) in Chicago, Illinois
About Gap Inc.
Our brands bridge the gaps we see in the world. Old Navy democratizes style to ensure everyone has access to quality fashion at every price point. Athleta unleashes the potential of every woman, regardless of body size, age or ethnicity. Banana Republic believes in sustainable luxury for all. And Gap inspires the world to bring individuality to modern, responsibly made essentials.
This simple idea—that we all deserve to belong, and on our own terms—is core to who we are as a company and how we make decisions. Our team is made up of thousands of people across the globe who take risks, think big, and do good for our customers, communities, and the planet. Ready to learn fast, create with audacity and lead boldly? Join our team.
About the Role
Gap Inc’s Media team is part of the Strategic Growth Office, which is at the forefront of driving our next chapter of growth. As an Account Executive of Media/Advertising, you will own a list of assigned accounts for direct digital advertising sales. You will have the opportunity to develop and scale Gap’s digital advertising partnerships working with media agencies and brands directly, developing go-to-market strategies, defining the brand objectives and tactics for delivering successful media campaigns. You will partner closely with data and operations teams to build solutions for advertisers and be the voice of the customer for what is needed to build out a world class first party data capability ensuring brand right placements that drive value through data driven digital and direct solutions. The leader will have accountabilities across all aspects of the revenue side of the Media business from sales, marketing and finance etc. This leader will build out a global team responsible for driving revenue growth for the Media business, end-to-end in partnership with Gap Inc’s leadership team, customers, and other stakeholders. This role will champion the growth opportunity across our portfolio. The Account Executive role in the Media team will report to Media Sales leadership and partner closely with the Media Operations Leader.
What You'll Do
Accelerate the Revenue Growth and Demand Generation for the Gap Media offering within a dynamic, technology-driven environment
Create media programs for brands using managed service and programmatic channels at scale
Partner with our expert leaders across brands on assets that can be put to market and ensure strategy is complementary to our owned brands
Collect market intelligence and provide feedback on performance objectives, technology and reporting needs
Build, develop and scale client roster of advertisers start to finish
Represent Gap Brands in the media and advertising industry
Execute steps throughout the sales cycle to consistently exceed growth goals
Who You Are
5+ years of programmatic media sales in Media/advertising
Proven record in digital advertising of building partnerships with agencies and brand marketers
Demonstrated track record of creating and growing new business
Dynamic, entrepreneurial spirit with capability of engaging others at all levels of organizations
Experience leading strategy for engagement, developing solutions for partnership, and fostering enduring relationships with top decision makers
Passion for the digital media business and energy to continuously exceed goals
Team player with vision
Ideally in San Francisco, New York, Chicago or major market
Benefits at Gap Inc.
Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
Employee stock purchase plan.*
Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
See more (https://corporate.gapinc.com/en-us/careers/gap-inc-careers/gap-inc-benefits) of the benefits we offer.
*For eligible employees
Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign (https://www.hrc.org/resources/best-places-to-work-2019) for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (https://www.gapinc.com/en-us/articles/2019/01/gap-inc-recognized-in-2019-bloomberg-gender-equali) for the second year in a row.