Jr. Account Executive

Location
Santa Monica
Posted
Mar 01, 2013
Closes
Mar 31, 2013
Contact
Ms. Hiring Manager
Duration
Full Time
BlackboardEats has an immediate opening for a full-time Jr. Account Executive with a passion for sales and of course food and restaurants!

We are looking for a LA-based dynamic, upbeat, hardworking and talented individual to join our team at HQ. Applicants should have sales experience in the online lifestyle categories along with great agency contacts.

The position will be responsible for supporting the CEO in generating advertising sales revenue and hitting monthly, quarterly and annual targets. They will identify, pitch, present, structure and negotiate deals and manage relationships directly with clients. They will ensure the highest level of productivity in keeping with the BBE culture. We are looking for someone who is personable, proactive, creative, and above all, extremely hard working.

The ideal candidate must have either have a track record of closing digital sales and meeting goals OR experience at an agency in media planning who knows the business and is eager to start selling.

Minimum of 3 years of digital advertising sales experience along with an established client contact list. Food/wine related online ad sales experience is a plus. Must have a BA/BS degree or equivalent.
This role reports to the CEO/Founder

Responsibilities:
Track all outreach and progress in Salesforce
Prospect, negotiate and close new business
Manage client relationships from sign to run
Daily meetings
Participate in meetings and consistent reporting on progress and client feedback
Report to CEO
Develop creative sales proposals
Proficiency in PPT, Excel and Salesforce required

Please send a cover letter and resume as well as a list of your top 5 restaurants in New York.

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