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Senior Account Executive in Chicago, IL



$100K - $150K*





5 - 7 years

Job Description

Job Overview:

Group Nine Media is looking for a strategic Account Executive to be based in our Chicago office. This individual is a smart, dynamic and creative person who is passionate about the Group Nine Media brands. This person will be an integral member of the Midwest sales team with a proven track record of acquiring new business and building/maintaining client relationships.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Build strategy and implement tactics to produce revenue
  • Meet and exceed annual targets
  • Build strong client relationships through exceptional customer service, integrity, and professionalism.
  • Create collaboration both internally and externally
  • Consistently develop and grow strategic partnerships with brands focusing on engagement and connecting with their consumers.
  • Meetings, entertaining, and some travel are required.


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Valid through: 2020-4-3

About Group Nine media

Thrillist Media Group is a digital media company consisting of food, drink, and travel website Thrillist, and fashion site JackThreads. The companys sites collectively reach over 16 million monthly subscriptions.[citation needed] The company was founded in 2004, and is based in New York City. Former brands operated by the company include Thrillist Rewards, The Crosby Press, and Supercompressor. Thrillist was founded in 2004 by college friends Ben Lerer and Adam Rich. They graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003 and moved to New York City. Lerer is the CEO and Rich serves as editor-in-chief. Lerer and Rich sent the first Thrillist e-mail newsletter in 2005 to 600 friends. By 2014, the company posted revenue over $100 million.
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