NAEYC
  • 08-Jul-2021 to 06-Sep-2021 (EST)
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Full Time

Organizational Profile

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. NAEYC advances a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and supports all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.

NAEYC is seeking an Advertising Sales and Event Solutions Manager. NAEYC is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. NAEYC advances a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession and supports all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.


The Advertising Sales and Event Solutions Manager must be highly motivated and proactive in successfully selling NAEYC media properties' advertising, event and other related products. The person will conduct research to identify likely purchasers; proactively outreach to build relationships; create a robust sales pipeline; and regularly track and report out on progress made and companies engaged.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Actively promote and sell advertising and event opportunities to identified prospective purchasers, highlighting specific NAEYC products that are most relevant to the target audience. Meet weekly / monthly goals for identifying prospects, sales calls and closed sales.
  • Originate and manage the customer's order, invoice, specifications and other relevant fulfillment properties, in accordance with the sales guidelines. Complete billing and collections duties.
  • Collaborate and execute revenue-generating activities at NAEYC meetings, conferences and other outreach efforts.
  • Create and provide input to the team's marketing efforts; develop appropriate collateral material (digital and print) to target and engage prospective purchasers.
  • Responsible for sponsorship fulfillment duties, done in coordination with the Senior Director.
  • Develop, maintain, constantly enhance, and implement a strategy for selling advertising and event opportunities, to include sponsorships, based on the Corporate Strategic Alliance guidelines.
  • Assist with other administrative duties as needed.

The Advertising Sales and Event Solutions Manager will not be directly supervising any part or full-time staff.


Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or a minimum of 3-5 years related experience conducting sales, ideally for publication advertising sales and/or with an association.
  • Interest in and commitment to early childhood education.
  • 2-3 years of customer service experience preferred.
  • 2-3 years of sales experience preferred.
  • This position requires travel and is considered nonessential.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to move throughout the building; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY - NAEYC is dedicated to providing equal opportunities to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, matriculation, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran's status, or any other factor that is a prohibited consideration under applicable.


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