Account Executive

Job description

The primary responsibility of the Account Executive is to drive and grow new business revenue from advertisers and their agencies by aligning their marketing objectives with a niche and highly engaged audience. This is a high-velocity, client-facing sales role requiring deep industry expertise, relationships and a proven ability for closing digital advertising deals.

The ideal candidates are the ones who have ethnic background, i.e. Hispanic Americans, African Americans or Asian Americans, or professionals who had the similar work experience in the past.

The right candidate is aggressive, creative, and resourceful and must enjoy working in a highly entrepreneurial environment. The position requires outstanding sales and communication skills to develop and maintain advertising relationships.

  • Responsible for the sale of marketing packages to ethnic groups.
  • Aggressively pitch new business – Client direct and their digital agencies
  • Understand the challenges that clients face and demonstrate how the company’s marketing products can help to solve them.
  • Actively engage in business development activities, including attending trade shows, sales meetings and workshops.
  • Prepare proposals and respond to RFPs
  • Maintain pipeline of forecasted opportunities.
  • Meet or exceed defined sales quota.
  • Work with Advertising Operations to ensure the client's needs are met
  • Work with Finance team to ensure client payments are remitted
  • Stay current with online advertising trends and innovations
  • Base salary with aggressive commission structure (5~10% commission of gross sales)

Desired Skills and Experience

  • More than a year's of successful digital sales experience within diverse marketing field, selling to ethnic markets in the assigned industries.
  • Strong consultative sales skills, relationship building and customer services skills
  • Knowledge of banner advertising, mobile advertising, video advertising and dedicated email marketing (eDM), their creative units/executions and current competitive landscape

Submit your resume

If you are interested in a position at Ad Connects, please email your resume to: [email protected] Thanks!