Account Executive

Location
New York
Posted
Sep 02, 2011
Closes
Oct 02, 2011
Contact
Mr. Herma Ryan
Duration
Full Time
Were looking for a full time account executive to join our advertising sales team in New York City.

Were looking for an experienced media sales professional with 2 to 5 years of online advertising sales experience. You should be excited about working at a start up,enthusiastic about home design and Apartment Therapy's mission.

You must have experience selling advertising in one or more of the following verticals: spirits/liquor, housewares, appliances, big box retailers, hardware. If you are an agency buyer in any of these categories, we'd love to meet you! Please share specifics of this experience in your cover letter.

Requirements
Be the face (and eyes and ears) of Apartment Therapy Media to your advertising clients, connecting with key agencies and direct clients.
Generate new prospects, cold call them and close sales. Youll start with some assigned accounts, but most will be new business.
Experience in selling to large advertising agencies. A history of selling sponsorships and deeply integrated programs is preferred.
Strong presentation skills. You should be comfortable in formal boardroom meetings, as well as lunches and trade shows.
Create integrated, creative advertising packages to appeal to key clients
Our salespeople are teachers and consultants for our clients. Youll help customers understand the shelter advertising landscape. Help them to learn how blogs and social media are really shaking things up.
Solid PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills. Experience with Netsuite or similar CRM tools is a big plus.

More About Us
This job offers a competitive base and a commission program. This position is based in our headquarters in Soho, NYC. Some travel is required. Youll join an experienced team, with traffic and sales support.

How to apply
Please send a cover letter and resume to Herma Ryan at herma@apartmenttherapy.com.

Please send us a cover letter and your resume. We hope you'll use your cover letter to be specific: tell us about your success in sales and your passion for shelter/cooking/home media.