Account Director – Chicago

Want to work for a hip, exciting, young and fast growing company?

Our client is looking for a motivated and successful Account Director to join our leading young men’s platform. You will be a part of a top-notch sales team, selling integrated marketing programs across desktop, mobile, video, branded content and print. We have an entrepreneurial culture where you can lead the sales and marketing efforts for your client list.

The ideal candidate is creative, ambitious, organized and is great at identifying and closing business across specific categories – MUST HAVE experience with digital selling.

Requirements Include:

  • 4+ yrs. of digital media selling experience meeting and/or exceeding quotas
  • Affinity to understand Millennials and Gen Z content and pop culture
  • Experience calling on/presenting to C-Suite Executives
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Preferred Requirements:

  • Digital first selling experience
  • Publishing background
  • Media background
  • Campaign management experience

Duties Include:

Our client has the perfect environment for team players with a passion for never-been-done-before programs, branded content creation, building custom ad units and developing long-term partnerships. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a growing brand and team while earning a very competitive compensation.

  • Meet or exceed revenue goals on monthly/quarterly/annual basis across digital, mobile, video, branded content, and programmatic.
  • Build existing account relationships while prospecting and developing new accounts.
  • Schedule and execute at least 10 face-to-face meetings a week including lunches, dinners, and client entertaining.
  • Act as a liaison between client and advertisers on all marketing programs, including but not limited to advertising campaigns, advertorials, events, social and mobile promotions.
  • Prepare weekly sales reports.
  • Gather market and advertiser information through competitive magazines, websites as well as trade journals.
  • Keep abreast of forthcoming marketing and editorial developments and special promotions to communicate with advertiser base.

Benefits Include:

  • Salary range $115,000 – $160,000 DOE
  • Medical Ins.
  • Dental Ins.
  • Vision Ins.
  • Life Ins.
  • Retirement

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