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Publication or Company Tagkast
Job Title Sales Executive
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Sales/Advertising Sales, Social Media
Salary Under $100K
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Health, Stock/Options
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements Overview

Sales Executives (SEs) are accountable for winning and retaining business for Tagkast. The SE is responsible for the entire sales cycle, from prospecting to negotiating terms. SEs are responsible for monthly and quarterly revenue and gross profit goals.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Prospect for new business with brand marketers, agencies and event properties

• Manage a complex sales cycle with involvement from event marketing, social media and digital media departments

• Conduct needs analysis to identify opportunities and provide custom proposals to clients

• Negotiate terms and bring contracts to a close

• Transfer closed business to the operations and account management team

• Invoice clients and confirm receipt of payment

Position Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree

• 2-3 years of sales experience with a track record of top performance. Looking for top 10% out of a big sales group

• Experience with enterprise customers including prospecting and complex selling

• Strong interpersonal, presentation and written communications skills

• Expertise in building professional relationships and networking

• Share the Tagkast values of customer first, hustle, have fun, check your pride and optimism

• Passion for advertising, social media and/or marketing

• Willingness to travel to tradeshows and client meetings (5-8 days per month)

• Advanced knowledge of Salesforce.com, Powerpoint and Excel is a plus

• A Rolodex of existing marketing sponsorship contacts is a plus

• Knowledge of startup culture is a plus
About Our Company About Tagkast

Tagkast uses cutting edge social media technology to make advertising more personally relevant and engaging for consumers. Tagkast uses brand integrated photo-sharing at events to create social ads that incorporate consumers into the ad content and distributes them to their friends within the social graph.
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