Digital Account Executive

Mar 21, 2013
Apr 20, 2013
Full Time

When you join Dow Jones, you become part of one of the most dynamic, creative, and savvy news and information companies in the world. As a global leader in news and business intelligence, we're newswires, websites, newspapers, apps, newsletters, databases, magazines, radio, and television--including some of the widest read and most respected brands, like Factiva, The Wall Street Journal, Barron's, and SmartMoney. Our media informs the discussions and decisions that are vital to the world's commerce, while our databases make the business world more transparent. We continually develop technology to transform information into insight and insight into prosperity. From 58 countries and in 28 languages, we enlighten and inspire audiences with authoritative, differentiated, and trusted content.



  • Generate advertising revenues in accordance with specific sales goals within The Wall Street Journal Franchise
  • Clients include industry leaders in the energy, telecom, national retail, commercial aviation, and financial/wealth management categories
  • Sales territory for this role includes clients and/or ad agencies based in Dallas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Houston

-         Products within The Journal franchise responsible for driving revenue for include: newspaper (US + Global editions),, video and mobile platforms (including WSJ and WSJ Live iPad apps), global in-language sites/mobile apps, WSJ magazine and conferences

  • Develop potential new advertisers while maintaining/growing assigned account list
  • Coordinate and execute the preparation, documentation, and presentation of sales proposals
  • Accurately report on revenue booked and projected to management

-         Build strong relationships with clients at all levels; Build trust and loyalty with agency contacts, marketing executives and C-level executives to retain and expand business

-         Develop strong relationships with internal resources including but not restricted to split partners in other markets, Strategy, Marketing, Yield, etc.  to achieve sales goals



  • Bachelor's degree required; major in Marketing/Advertising/Communications is highly preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years advertising sales experience with both print and digital products is necessary
  • Experience in managing high level accounts
  • Prior advertising agency experience is a plus
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills
  • Strong one on one and group presentations skills
  • Strong knowledge of industry-standard third party research (ABC, MMR, ComScore, Starch, etc.)

-         Ability to stay informed and up to date on industry trends, the competition and changing technology to better understand sales opportunities

-         This role requires travel within the assigned territory


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