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Manager, Advertising Account Management - Sam's Club MAP



Marketing & Communications, Sales & Business Development
Bentonville, AR, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

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. Sam’s Club Member Access Platform (MAP) is the nexus of the Supplier -Marketer- Merchant partnership and are responsible for delivering our suppliers (advertisers) impactful omnichannel member experiences that are married with measurable insights.

This is a unique opportunity to join a fast growing, highly visible team within Sam’s Club. We believe all digital advertising can be targeted and accountable – and we have Sam’s Club first party membership sales data to prove it. MAP wins when suppliers invest in digital media to drive growth; Sam’s and our supplier partners win when your digital expertise helps sell more goods online and offline. Growth in our digital advertising business is key to fueling Sam’s overall growth strategy.

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.


  • Manage supplier's campaign strategies, executions, and investments.
  • Drive 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
  • Maintaining relationships, manage day-to-day business with clients, and identify growth opportunities to drive incremental revenue.
  • Providing frequent communication and updates with clients and internal stakeholders regarding campaigns
  • Working closely with Measurement & Analytics to ensure reporting accuracy.
  • Supporting monthly campaign billing, ensuring accuracy and delivery
  • Working cross-functionally within MAP & Sam’s Club merchandising to drive strong results for suppliers.
  • Collaborating on Quarterly Business Reviews and Joint Business Partnerships
  • Leading campaign kick-offs and performance discussions with clients


  • 2+ years in digital account management required
  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Ability to lead day-to-day relationships and work with management and multifunctional teams to respond to supplier needs.
  • 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.
  • 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.
At Sam's Club, we offer competitive pay as well as performance-based bonus awards and other great benefits for a happier mind, body, and wallet!

- Health benefits include medical, vision and dental coverage

- Financial benefits include 401(k), stock purchase and company-paid life insurance

- Paid time off benefits include PTO, parental leave, family care leave, bereavement, jury duty, and voting. You will also receive PTO and/or PPTO that can be used for vacation, sick leave, holidays, or other purposes. The amount you receive depends on your job classification and length of employment. It will meet or exceed the requirements of paid sick leave laws, where applicable.

For information about PTO, see https://one.walmart.com/notices.

- Other benefits include short-term and long-term disability, company discounts, Military Leave Pay, adoption and surrogacy expense reimbursement, and more.

Live Better U is a company paid education benefit program for full-time and part-time associates in Walmart and Sam's Club facilities. Programs range from high school completion to bachelor's degrees, including English Language Learning and short-form certificates. Tuition, books, and fees are completely paid for by Walmart.

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 a specific plan or program terms.

For information about benefits and eligibility, see One.Walmart.

Hoboken, New Jersey US-10279:The annual salary range for this position is $96,000.00-$186,000.00

San Bruno, California US-08848:The annual salary range for this position is $104,000.00-$202,000.00

Bentonville, Arkansas US-09930:The annual salary range for this position is $80,000.00-$155,000.00

Additional compensation includes annual or quarterly performance bonuses.

Minimum Qualifications...

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

Option 1: Bachelor's degree in engineering, information technology, business, marketing and sales, or related area and 2 years' experience in business management, marketing and sales, omni channel merchandising, or related area.

Option 2: 4 years' experience in business management, marketing and sales, omni channel merchandising, or related area.

Preferred Qualifications...

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

Experience in sales., Experience leading cross-functional teams., Master's degree in business, marketing and sales, or related area.

Primary Location...

2101 Se Simple Savings Dr, Bentonville, AR 72712-4304, United States of America