As an established leader in performance and innovation, Under Armour Connected Fitness is dedicated to improving the health and fitness of millions of athletes worldwide. Powered by the foundation of the MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Endomondo and UA Record, Under Armour Connected Fitness delivers game-changing solutions for athletes everywhere. UACF is the world’s largest digital community dedicated to health and fitness with over 165M registered users.
Under Armour Connected Fitness Media Group is looking for an Account Executive to play a critical role in developing and managing a book of business out of our Chicago office. This individual will be responsible for growing new and existing business and will report to the Head of Midwest Sales.
Proactively prospect, qualify, grow and maintain a national account list that includes CPG and QSR companies and regional agencies
Sell current portfolio of digital ad solutions across MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal and Endomondo– including mobile and web display media, and custom Challenge activations
Develop thoughtful and tailored POVs for clients relative to UA’s leadership in health and wellness
Meet and exceed revenue and sales targets
Drive partnership performance through engagement of key stakeholders at a senior level, and deliver world class customer service
Coordinate with pre and post-sales teams at Under Armour to maximize revenue potential with optimal efficiency
Negotiate pricing and contractual agreements with clients and agencies
Manage activity using Salesforce.com
Ideal Candidate Requirements
Athlete/team minded…. goal-oriented and passion for winning
3+ years of digital media advertising sales experience
Strong point of view on future of digital and mobile
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Extensive contacts and relationships with leading agencies and clients
Deep understanding of the advertising marketplace with a focus on mobile and digital platforms
Existing knowledge and enthusiasm for connected fitness and wearables
Ability to develop and manage a consistent sales pipeline, and a proven track record of exceeding goals
Must be creative, smart, and passionate, as well as a problem solver and a team player.