Director, Strategic Accounts - What To Expect

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Business Unit
Everyday Health, Inc.
Regular Full-Time


Everyday Health is a leading provider of digital health and wellness solutions.  What to Expect, the world’s best known pregnancy and parenting brand, is looking for a dynamic Director, Strategic Accounts to join our growing team.   The idea candidate will have revenue responsibility and will help cultivate our strategic sales approach in order to maximize sales revenue as well as future growth.   It is essential that the candidate has proven track record in digital advertising sales and selling across digital platforms.  If you’re the kind of person that thrives in a fast-paced, yet collaborative environment where you can improve the health and happiness of millions of women around the world, this job is for you!


What You’ll Do

  • Leverage What To Expect’s assets and suite of solutions to drive revenue growth with new and existing accounts.
  • Prospecting, lead-generation and development of new accounts to establish What to Expect as a strategic partner.
  • Build a strategic plan for your clients and ad agencies that focuses on customer understanding, relationship building and driving revenue.
  • Collaborate within the greater sales organization; client services, ad operations, and other internal teams to create strategic customer solutions that drive revenue.
  • Develop strategies to identify, engage and close new business.



What You’ll Bring

  • 5+ years digital sales experience.
  • BA/BS degree
  • Strong revenue driving track record
  • Demonstrate experience meeting and exceeding revenue goals.
  • Solution oriented, highly motivated and proactive self-starter who works well as both team member and an individual contributor
  • Deep understanding of the media business
  • The ability to execute programs and activations at the highest level
  • Understand business trends and advancements outside of What to Expect
  • Analytical thinker with ideal experience in both Web Analytics (Google Analytics or Omniture) and Syndicated tools (ComScore, Nielsen, MRI etc.)
  • Must be a self-starter, articulate and possess excellent presentation, phone, and written communication skills.
  • Expertise in the process required to oversee digital advertising campaigns.
  • Proven success working with cross-functional teams and building strong relationships internally and externally.
  • Dynamic, with a passion for health, wellness and parenting.


What to Expect is a multi-platform media brand that is the worldwide leader in helping moms-to-be and moms be their most informed and healthiest.


The What to Expect brand originated as a book over 30 years ago, but as technology advanced the brand evolved into a digital necessity for moms and moms to be around the world.  While the DNA of What to Expect has never wavered, the digital age ushered in a whole new relevance, importance, and access to millions of millennial moms and moms-to-be.  The passion these women have for the digital assets of What to Expect is proven in the results.  What to Expect is the #1 pregnancy app in the app store, is the top-rated app of all pregnancy apps, and averages 14 visits to the app per month*. alone garners an average of 15 million+ users per month*.  What to Expect digitally is designed to be a highly personalized and inclusive experience, with posts to communities happening an average of every 4 seconds**. Today, What to Expect is continuing to be an innovation leader, adding voice-activated platforms (via a partnership with Amazon Echo) and the first to offer pregnancy content on the Apple Watch. 


About Ziff Davis:

Ziff Davis, a subsidiary of j2 Global, Inc., is a leading global digital-media company operating in four core verticals: Technology, Gaming, Healthcare and Shopping. Its brands – PCMag, Speedtest, ExtremeTech, Geek, Toolbox, IGN, Everyday Health, AskMen,, TechBargains, emedia and Salesify – produce and distribute premium content across multiple platforms and devices. Ziff Davis delivers advertising, performance marketing, data services and licensing solutions to thousands of clients worldwide. Ziff Davis publishes in 25 languages and successfully partners with local publishing operators across 114 countries.


About Everyday Health:

Everyday Health, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ziff Davis, LLC, is a leading provider of digital health marketing and communications solutions. Everyday Health attracts a large and engaged audience of over 46 million consumers and over 730,000 practicing physicians in the U.S. to its premier health and wellness properties, and utilizes its data and analytics expertise to deliver highly personalized content experiences and efficient and effective marketing and engagement solutions. Everyday Health enables consumers to manage their daily health and wellness needs, healthcare professionals to stay informed and make better decisions for their patients, and marketers, health payers and providers to communicate and engage with consumers and healthcare professionals to drive better health outcomes. Everyday Health’s content and solutions are delivered through multiple channels, including desktop, mobile web, and mobile phone and tablet applications, as well as video and social media.


What We Offer:

Alongside a dynamic and fun working environment and on-going career development opportunities, Everyday Health offers top tier medical, dental and vision insurance options including membership to One Medical Group, fully-stocked kitchens with complimentary organic snacks and beverages, and a 401(k) plan with matched contributions. We also have a Flexible Time Off policy so you can take time off as you need it, a Commuter Benefits plan and employee discounts on various services, such as gym memberships and pet insurance.


**Everyday Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer**



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