Advertising Account Executive

Oct 16, 2013
Nov 15, 2013
Hiring Manager
Full Time
Active Interest Media is seeking an Advertising Sales Executive covering a mix of core endemic and non-endemic accounts.. The focus is on National Sports, Fitness and Nutrition category advertisers .You will carry out all sales activities on assigned accounts and be responsible for ensuring customer satisfaction and achieving budget goals. Must be available to work from our Los Angeles area office. This is not a remote position.

Experience in regional/national magazine advertising sales is required.
Responsibilities Include:
-planning and conducting direct sales activities through personal sales calls to new and existing clients
-prospect and qualify accounts using existing lists, internet, networking, and industry events
-prepare sales presentations
-develop and maintain a customer database and sales reports
-respond promptly to sales inquiries and concerns by phone, electronically or in person
-ensure customer service satisfaction and good client relationships
-required travel nationally and or within a specific region for the purpose of in person sales calls
-monitor and report on sales activities and follow up for management
-required travel and participation in trade show and company events
-monitor competitors, market conditions and industry activities

Skills/Key Competencies:
- excellent ability to articulate the unique strengths of our publications.
- superior listening skills and a creative mind to identify opportunities for partnerships
- an upbeat and enthusiastic disposition
- goal driven and achievement oriented
- sense of urgency and high energy
- planning and organizing skills with excellent follow-up
- strong verbal and written communication

- direct selling in print, digital sales a plus
- proven ability to achieve sales targets
- excellent presentation skills and a persuasive manner

Please email resume, portfolio and cover letter along with salary requirements