Account Executive

Location
Chicago
Posted
Sep 19, 2012
Closes
Oct 19, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Crain's Chicago Business is seeking an experienced Account Executive to join their dynamic sales team.

Ideal next step for the self-motivated and driven sales professional who loves customized selling based on value and would love to represent an established, respected yet evolving brand that business owners and agencies love. This is a fast moving role within the competitive media field. Lucky for you, our solutions include print, online and event sponsorships. This position will generate advertising revenue via new business and growing a current base of advertisers.

Come and grow with us in a collaborative, team based role that boasts a base plus uncapped commission structure.


Requirements
•Bachelor’s degree preferred
•5+ years of successful solutions based sales experience, preferably in a business to business environment
•Proven ability to prospect and develop new business as well as manage and grow existing business
•Ability to anticipate customers’ needs, find effective solutions and solve customer’s problems
•Possess strong written and verbal communication skills as well as outstanding listening skills
•Ability to achieve all sales goals through a focused and strategic approach to sales
•Detail oriented with the ability to manage all of the details of online campaigns accurately
•Solid knowledge and experience using research tools
•Ability to create programs and partner with customers as they grow their business