Sales: Senior Account Executive
Mashable is adding another key position to its growing Sales team. We are now seeking a smart, self-motivated and resourceful individual to join our team as an Account Executive in our Chicago office to help take our thriving sales efforts to a new level. The successful candidate will have an active network of client/agency relationships and a proven track record of building and delivering solid marketing solutions in an effective and scalable way. This is a fabulous opportunity and an excellent environment for someone looking to advance their career and be part of an innovative and dynamic digital media organization.
- Consistently meeting and exceeding sales goals.
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with clients and ad agencies.
- Generating new sales leads through prospecting and cold calling.
- Understanding client needs and presenting relevant solutions.
- Effectively organizing, prioritizing and managing multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
- Developing and maintaining a strong sales pipeline to ensure sufficient opportunities exist to meet revenue goals.
- Performing competitive analysis in current and future Mashable focus areas
- Tracking, analyzing and communicating performance of advertiser campaigns on Mashable
- Keeping up-to-date and detailed records of sales activity through a CRM solution.
- A minimum of 3 years of related work experience, ideally in the digital media industry
- A keen ability to see opportunities, understands needs, create relevant solutions, set proper expectations and close meaningful deals
- A detailed knowledge of online media planning terms and KPIs
- Demonstrated record of success in a fast-paced, goal-oriented sales environment
- Dynamic, flexible, hard-working and highly organized
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must
- Well organized with good attention to detail
- Strong multi-tasking abilities and attention to detail
- Strong project management skills
- Proficiency with SalesForce and social media platforms
- Knowledge of social media
- Passion for news, entertainment and current events, and knowledge of the media industry
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech, digital culture and entertainment content for its dedicated and influential audience around the globe.
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