Digital Account Executive - Social Media

Confidential Company  •  Chicago, IL and 3 other locations

Less than 5 years experience  •  Online Advertising & Marketing Services

$90K - $140K ($90K - $140K base + 2x, equity)
Posted on 11/21/17 by Michael Adler
Confidential Company
Chicago, IL
Less than 5 years experience
Online Advertising & Marketing Services
$90K - $140K
($90K - $140K base + 2x, equity)
Posted on 11/21/17 Michael Adler

Digital Account Executive - Social Media

A leading Social Media advertising platform which empowers advertisers to target their consumers via Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Youtube and other social platforms seeks seasoned a Senior Account Executive (Hunter) to generate new business via top-tier national advertisers and Interactive Agencies

Digital AE Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive plan to drive revenue by selling our products to top-tier, national advertisers and interactive agencies
  • Ensure broad penetration of accounts, execute against the plan, and consistently deliver on quarterly revenue targets in a highly competitive marketplace
  • Find, develop, and close opportunities, from lead generation and prospecting to owning the sales process and strategy
  • Understand customer requirements from both a business and technical perspective
  • Develop and sustain high level customer relationships and serve as a trusted consultant who will help optimize clients’ advertising investments
  • Build and effectively communicate a comprehensive sales strategy and marketing plans for successful campaigns


  • Minimum of 3-5 years Digital Ad Salesexperience
  • Knowledge of the social landscape is a plus
  • Proven annual revenue generation of $2MM - $6MM
  • Proven success and existing strong relationships with agencies and brands within your territory
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational abilities, able to take ownership over key accounts and drive business
  • Able to work at an appropriate or accelerated pace
  • Capability of expanding quickly into the larger responsibilities as the company grows rapidly
  • Must be able to work very independently, but also fit into a strong team environment
  • Computer literacy a must.
  • Experienceworking with/knowledge of Salesforce
  • Bachelor’s Degree

Keywords: Social Media, Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter, Youtube, Ad buys, online advertising, digital media, Internet advertising, online ad sales, online advertising sales, online search,

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