Media Partnerships Manager

Media Partnerships Manager

  • Location BENTONVILLE, AR
  • Career Area Marketing and Customer Insights
  • Job Function Marketing
  • Employment Type Regular/Permanent
  • Position Type Salary
  • Requisition WD1617908

What you'll do at

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

Position Summary...

What you'll do...

At Sam’s Club, we are member obsessed. We look to add value to the Sam’s Club membership, and we partner with suppliers to bring unique and exciting values to our members. The Sam’s Club Member Access Platform (MAP), the retail media network arm, is the nexus of the Supplier -Marketer- Merchant partnership and is responsible for delivering our suppliers (advertisers) impactful omnichannel advertising member experiences that are married with closed-loop measurement.

As a part of Sam’s Club Member Access Platform, you’ll build industry defining omni-channel ad platforms at scale that enable Sam’s Club suppliers to reach members with relevant experiences that leverage data, search, in-store digital executions, and more. This is a unique opportunity to join a small, high-visibility team within one of the largest companies in the world. We believe all digital advertising can be personalized, targeted and accountable – and we have Sam’s Club’s membership data to prove it.

Sam’s Club (MAP) is seeking an experienced Account Manager to build and sell MAP’s advertising solutions, using our proven conversion-driven and brand-building solutions. As a member of the MAP team, you will work alongside groups of industry experts in a rapidly and exponentially growing business. We are looking for demonstrated performance in an ever changing, exciting environment as well as problem-solving leadership skills with limited oversight.

As a MAP Account Manager, you will be responsible for helping grow advertising partnerships. We work cross-functionally with Ad Sales, Operations and Merchant teams. Externally, we work with suppliers' Brand Managers, Analytics, and E-Commerce teams, as well as their National Media and Shopper Marketing agencies. Account Managers need to excel in problem solving and spearhead process execution. The ability to follow through on projects and maintain accountability is critical for this role. The position also requires experience working on a cross-functional, revenue-generating team within a complex organization.

You'll make an impact by…

  • Building strategic campaign recommendations based on a deep understanding of the suppliers' business goals and marketing objectives

  • Managing supplier's campaign strategies, executions and investments

  • Driving the end-to-end creative process between the supplier and MAP’s creative team

  • Managing agency proposal templates and tagging

  • Partnering closely with campaign management on campaign activation, trafficking & optimizations

  • Providing frequent communication and updates with clients and internal stakeholders regarding campaigns

  • Working closely with Measurement & Analytics to ensure reporting accuracy

  • Sharing actionable insights & recommendations to support supplier's strategy and driving incremental revenue

  • Supporting monthly campaign billing, ensuring accuracy and delivery

  • Working cross-functionally within MAP & Sam’s Club merchandising to drive strong results for suppliers

  • Partnering with Sales professionals to develop proposals, provide deal evaluation, revisions and follow up

  • Collaborating on Quarterly Business Reviews and Joint Business Partnerships

  • Maintaining relationships, manage day-to-day business with clients, and identify growth opportunities to drive additional revenue beyond original contracted amount

  • Leading campaign kick-offs and performance discussions with clients

  • Providing technical guidance on campaign specifications and work through troubleshooting/conflict resolution

  • Delivering on all role specific accountability metrics and goals

You'll sweep us off our feet if you…

  • Four-year college degree

  • Ability to lead day-to-day relationships and work with management and multifunctional teams to respond to supplier needs

  • Experience in building media plan recommendations

  • Excellent follow-through and no hesitation in ensuring accountability across teams

  • Meticulously detail-oriented project management to ensure we increase the strength of our relationships with suppliers and their investment in Sam’s Club MAP advertising

  • Familiarity with analytics, advertising data/tech, and DMP technologies, paired with strong problem-solving and analytical and quantitative skills

  • Resourceful in maneuvering through a large company while working in a nimble and fast paced environment - ability to adapt and thrive in any business situation

  • Willingness and desire to be a key individual contributor and strong team player

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills along with cross company and partner collaboration skills

  • Ability to be clear, concise, and effective in communication

  • Capability to work proactively under pressure and handling multiple ad hoc requests

  • High level of comfort escalating and presenting key issues to management

  • Tactical and strategic thinker to help influence suppliers' investment in Sam’s Club Member Access Platform

Cultural Qualifications:

  • Member-obsessed, Curious, Collaborative, Consultative, Courageous and Competitive

  • Authentic and passionate

  • Respectful, Inclusive, Honest, Transparent

  • Self-aware

  • Positive and solutions-oriented

  • Sense of humor

  • Accountable

  • Adaptive

  • Empathetic


Minimum Qualifications...

Outlined below are the required minimum qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no minimum qualifications.

Bachelor degree in business or related field

Preferred Qualifications...

Outlined below are the optional preferred qualifications for this position. If none are listed, there are no preferred qualifications.

Experience in related area

Primary Location...

111 S Main St, Bentonville, AR 72712-5960, United States of America

About Sam's Club

Sam Walton opened the first Sam's Club in 1983 to meet a growing need among customers who wanted to buy merchandise in bulk. Since then, Sam's Club has grown rapidly, opening more than 600 clubs in the U.S. and 100 clubs internationally. By offering affordable, wholesale merchandise to members, Sam's Club helps make saving simple for families and small business owners.

Sam's Club employs about 110,000 associates in the U.S. The average club is 134,000 square feet and offers bulk groceries and general merchandise. Most clubs also have specialty services, such as a pharmacy, an optical department, a photo center, or a tire and battery center.

Sam’s Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer- By Choice. We believe we are best equipped to help our associates, customers, and the communities we serve live better when we really know them. That means understanding, respecting, and valuing diversity- unique styles, experiences, identities, abilities, ideas and opinions- while being inclusive of all people.

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All the benefits you need for you and your family

  • Multiple health plan options, including vision & dental plans for you & dependents
  • Free Membership and discounts in fresh produce
  • Financial benefits including 401(k), stock purchase plans, life insurance and more
  • Paid education assistance with college degrees through our Live Better U program
  • Parental Leave
  • Pay during military service
  • Paid time off - to include vacation, sick leave and parental leave
  • Short-term and long-term disability for when you can't work because of injury, illness, or childbirth

Eligibility requirements apply to some benefits and may depend on your job classification and length of employment. Benefits are subject to change and may be subject to specific plan or program terms. For information about benefits and eligibility, see

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