Digital Account Executive
Were looking for a full time account executive to join our advertising sales team in New York City.We're 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 or buying digital 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. You'll 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.