Advertising Account Executive

Coral Gables
Mar 05, 2014
Apr 04, 2014
Mr. Ron Mann
Full Time
Are you a confident, successful sales professional looking for a dynamic place to call home? Executive South Florida magazine is looking for several truly driven sales professionals who possess the undeniable desire to close the deal.

Our ideal candidates have specific experience selling directly to executives and decision-makers in a highly competitive industry or field, understand the importance of building relationships in the marketplace and are able to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment. Previous magazine or media experience is helpful but not required. Please submit cover letter with resume.

Responsibilities include prospecting and new business development through direct contact with C-level executives, marketing professionals, advertising agencies and public relations firms. EXECUTIVE South Florida is part of a new media company targeting high-profile executives, professionals and entrepreneurs in the South Florida region. Management is comprised of experienced media professionals looking to build a great team of dedicated sales and marketing rock stars who remember what it was like to love your job.

Prospects must have a proven track record in cultivating sales targets and closing deals. The candidate must be able to work well in an entrepreneurial environment and contribute to new strategies and tactics as the business evolves and additional revenue opportunities are implemented.

The ideal candidates:

•Know the importance of building relationships in the marketplace
•Possesses a positive attitude toward business development
•Knowledgeable about the local business community
•Are able to parlay current contact base into new sales
•Enjoy strategic follow-up and closing deals
•Contribute to strategic planning and new product development
•Able to conduct regular analysis and forecasts on accounts
•Live in the South Florida area
•Maintain an organized and efficient account management structure
•Basic understanding of sales CRM systems
•Understanding of basic digital media strategies
•Works autonomously to manage lists
•A finisher who sees things through to the end

Basic Requirements

•Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's degree plus 3-5 years of sales/marketing experience
•Prior experience selling to key decision makers in professional industry sectors
•Must demonstrate strong business development skills and ability to navigate the media landscape
•Available for networking and after-hours events
•Reliable transportation to attend meetings, appointments and company functions
•Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

Please state in your cover letter your past sales experience and why you would be a good fit for this role.