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Publication or Company DECA
Job Title Sr. Account Executive (Mid-West)
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary Competitive
Benefits Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago/Minneapolis, IL
Job Requirements Represent DECA and its offerings in the advertising marketplace. Cultivate relationships with digital, TV and PR agencies and brands directly, selling DECA’s new initiatives, video media solutions, native advertising and brand content to a wide array of advertisers. Close business.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Meet with planning, buying, and strategy teams at both the brand level and agency level who want to reach women.
•Create and maintain relationships with decision makers at all levels of agencies and brands within territory
•Generate RFP opportunities through meetings and constant correspondence with target accounts
•Cold-call/email and evangelize DECA to advertisers unfamiliar with DECA and it’s offerings
•Create and pitch proposals which include custom video, media plans leveraging DECA’s O&O properties and MCN
•Guide campaign process including generating production agreements, leading kickoff calls, and providing general client support from beginning to end of each campaign

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•Thorough understanding of the online video marketplace and YouTube in particular
•Excellent oral communication skills and ability to pitch complex integrated video advertising solutions to top decision makers
•Extensive rolodex of client-side and agency relationships
•Capable of generating comprehensive media plans to suit individual client needs
•Hard work, persistence and hustle
•Understands Attunement, Buoyancy and Clarity
•Thorough understanding of original video content and production
•Ability to create and maintain relationships among client and agency teams, amidst an ever changing media planning and buying landscape.
•Strategic closer
•Detail oriented
•Willingness to adapt within an ever-changing industry and business
•Willingness to travel as needed

Credentials and Experience:
•Strong background of digital media sales in both large media companies as well as start up atmospheres (5-10 years)
•Established track record of closing business
•Entrepreneurial spirit
•Strong comfort with PowerPoint and Excel

About Our Company Established in 2007, DECA is a leading digital media and entertainment company. We create high-quality video content and operate a network of premium women video channels on YouTube. Our purpose is to make women feel connected and inspired. We own DECA Studios, Kin Community (our MCN), and a portfolio of O&O brands including Kin Community Originals, Entertaining with Beth, Momversation.com, Emmy winning The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and Emma Approved.

As a digital content pioneer, DECA works with many of the world’s most reputable media companies, content creators and advertisers to create value across its scaled video network. Our multi-channel network, Kin Community, is the #1 women’s MCN on YouTube delivering high-quality, female-focused video content across lifestyle verticals including food, health, beauty, parenting, home and entertainment.

We’re looking for ambitious, driven, forward-thinking, self-starters who want to be on the leading edge of online video content creation. This company is located in Santa Monica, CA. This position is located in the Mid-West.
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