Sales Account Executive - Chicago
MNI Targeted Media, the targeted Advertising division of Meredith Corporation, is looking for an experienced and proven successful hunter advertising Account Executive that thrives on collaboration, valuable ideas and solutions, utilizes a strong work ethic and enjoys high-rewards for high performance to be a part of our Chicago sales team.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Skillset include:
Exceptional interpersonal, communication and presentation skills are prerequisite. We are looking for someone eager to identify, foster and maintain strong relationships with advertising agencies and clients in Chicago, to sell targeted advertising solutions across MNI’s portfolio of digital and national magazine solutions. You will need to apply your polished phone and in-person selling skills every day to generate leads, identify prospects and penetrate the organization to the highest levels.
- Manage and develop a diverse national and regional account list across key categories by creating, selling and delivering cross-platform marketing programs for clients
- Maintain a high level of sales activity through face-to-face appointments, presentations and other related efforts
- Create awareness of MNI solutions within the marketing community
- Manage all administrative aspects of digital campaign management and delivery for each client. Coordinate with MNI Digital Media Group on all phases of trafficking
Desired Skills and Experience:
Hunter: You are a natural prospector and see opportunity everywhere. You can generate leads and penetrate organizations at the highest level. You take ownership of your success through the entire sales process. You utilize a strong work ethic, and you thrive with collaboration, valuable ideas & solutions and enjoy high reward for performance while being part of a team atmosphere.
Skilled: You have a thorough background in advertising and digital media planning/buying with the ability to influence media strategy. Your creative, compelling and persuasive communication style make you the perfect fit for the position. Bachelor’s degree required.
Communicative: You have exceptional interpersonal; communication and presentation skills are firmly instilled in your foundation. You have an excellent consultative, in- person selling skillset that generates new business, while managing active clients as well as fostering internal team relationships.
- 3+ years media sales experience; print and digital sales experience a plus
- Thorough background in advertising and media planning/buying; Must be able to influence media strategy
- Creative, compelling and persuasive communication style
- Proven track record of overachievement
What We Offer:
MNI offers an aggressive base + commission package, a complete Meredith Corporation benefits package, and the opportunity to advance.
About this company:
MNI Targeted Media.
Your Audience. Delivered.
MNI Targeted Media Inc., a Meredith company, provides targeted advertising solutions digitally and in magazines. MNI is the only resource marketers need to implement a scalable, targeted, multimedia campaign that gets results.
Customized Online Campaigns
From customized digital display including programmatic solutions of MNIx, to unique and first party data offerings, local search, ad networks, and mobile strategies, MNI creates powerful campaigns that deliver specific audiences and objectives. By partnering with the most popular and prestigious websites and targeting & data technologies, MNI is your single resource for full-service, efficient campaigns in the right environments.
The Power of Print
MNI delivers more than 300 geographic options in 11 lifestyle-defined magazine packages, for precise audience targeting. MNI partners with the country's most prestigious magazines, like Time, People, Sports Illustrated, InStyle, Food Network Magazine, Forbes, Real Simple, and more. Visit mni.com for the full portfolio.
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