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Job Title Account Development Specialist
Industry Internet/Online/New Media
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements About.com is looking for a Account Development Specialist to join our inside sales team.


Develop and manage a mix of an assigned list and new business leads, and drive the full sales cycle from prospecting to closing deals.

The role needs to be able to understand full suite of products and how to best position them to potential advertisers and make them successful advertisers on About.com.

Must have high energy, be self-motivated and passionate, and willing to make a high volume of outbound sales touches to a variety of clients across multiple regions and categories.


1-2+ years in Sales or in the online advertising industry, with 1-3 years of overall work experience (advanced degree years will count toward total).

BA/BS degree required, MBA a plus.

Experience working with a large media company/publisher.

Knowledge & familiarity with Internet advertising.

Excellent problem-solving/analytical skills and an understanding of solution based selling approach.

Strong written, oral and presentation skills.

Ability to learn, take charge with "hands on" solution oriented approach and ability to deliver results with minimal supervision.
About Our Company The About Group is part of IAC/InterActiveCorp (NASDAQ: IACI), a leading internet company with more than 50 fast-growing, highly-related brands serving loyal consumer audiences. The About Group offers the best of both worlds. As a top ranked Web property, we combine the excitement of a fast paced, start-up atmosphere with the stability of a strong parent company. Here you can make a real and positive difference to people as part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the most relevant answers and solutions to our usersí needs by empowering them to accomplish those needs and move forward in their daily lives.

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With more than 900 topic sites and numerous expert Guides, About.com helps consumers solve the large and small needs of everyday life over a wide range of categories ó health care, business, jobs/careers, parenting, relationships, style and beauty, food, entertainment, sports, education, and many more.

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