Account Executive (Mid-Level Sales) at Wildfire Interactive, Inc. in London, ...
Wildfire is the global leader in social media marketing software. Our Social Marketing Suite allows businesses to connect with their customers by combining our best-in-class advertising software with social promotion, page management, messaging, and real-time analytics all within one easy-to-use platform. Our customers include major brands like Virgin, Amazon, Target, and Ogilvy as well as thousands of other companies that use Wildfire to engage audiences across Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Twitter. We currently have over 15,000 paying customers worldwide, including 30 of the world's 50 most valuable brands. We’re the only social media marketing company to receive an investment from Facebook's fbFund and have also received numerous awards from TechCrunch, TiEcon, Ernst & Young, and many others.
In 2010, we set up our first international office in London, aiming to continue our rapid growth and establish ourselves as the #1 social media marketing company in the world. Since then, our UK office has grown to 40 employees, including Sales, Service, Product & Engineering teams and is a key driver of revenue and product development. We've also expanded our international presence to include France, Germany and Scandinavia.
If you're eager to shape the way social media reaches millions of users worldwide, want your co-workers to feel like family, and want to work alongside the very best, then Wildfire's the place for you.
We are looking for hard-working individuals to help pioneer our expansion efforts in the UK and Europe. As one of our first hires in the UK, you will be tasked with helping establish a strong international presence in new markets. Account Executives focus exclusively on new business development and partnership opportunities targeting agencies, brands and partners in the UK & Europe. You must demonstrate a strong understanding of our products and are expected to provide enterprise level solutions that meet our client’s social media marketing objectives while driving new business for Wildfire. Our UK Account Executives will work directly with marketers, brand managers, and agencies helping them understand the benefits of using social media marketing strategies to build and engage user communities.
• Cultivate relationships with medium and smaller sized agencies and brands
• Investigate new business opportunities and channels
• Negotiate contracts and secure new business
• Assist in overseeing the account management process for accounts won
What We’re Looking For:
• Highly-motivated, competitive people
• Hunter personality, farmers need not apply
• Superior communicators
• Intelligent, tech-savvy, hard-working, fun-loving individuals
• Creative thinkers
• 3-year university degree required
• Social media fanatics a plus
• Competitive Base Salary & Uncapped Commission
Please note - all applicants must have eligibility to work in the UK. Applications made without eligibility will unfortunately be declined.