Account Manager, Defense One

Location
Washington
Posted
Jul 24, 2014
Closes
Aug 23, 2014
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Defense One is seeking a highly ambitious, entrepreneurial individual to join our team as an Account Manager. The Account Manager is responsible for managing a sales territory and developing and maintaining client relationships for Defense One’s digital publication and live events.


Responsibilities Include:
- Managing a sales territory to meet and exceed all monthly, quarterly and annual sales goals
- Articulating the editorial ambition and audience demographics of all media properties (digital and events)
- Developing and executing strategic advertising and marketing plans for clients by understanding and exploring client marketing strategies and objectives
- Cultivating strong relationships with key client decision-makers
- Prospecting to develop new relationships with potential clients
- Maintaining accurate sales forecasts, and tracking performance accordingly

Qualifications of the Ideal Candidate:
- Outstanding record of sales achievement
- 2+ years relevant media sales experience, particularly digital media
- Deep understanding and knowledge of the defense market and established relationships within the defense contractor community a plus
- Effective strategic thinking and problem solving
- Persuasive communication skills, ability to create and deliver convincing arguments
- Strong interpersonal skills and strength in building lasting relationships
- Strong analytics and real-time judgment
- Entrepreneurial spirit and ability to work independently
- Poise and 'grace under pressure'
- Effective time management and organizational skills
- BA and strong academic record from respected university or college

Please apply online with the link provided.

For more information about Defense One, please visit us at www.defenseone.com.

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