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Advertising Sales Representative

New York, NY | Sales

Job Description

 

About Us:

Seeking Alpha helps sophisticated investors make better investment decisions. We are the leading website for actionable stock market opinion and analysis, and attract more than 5 million users each month to our content and the accompanying vibrant, intelligent finance discussion. We handpick articles from our contributor base of more than 5,000 market commentators, money managers, financial experts and investment newsletters. Overall we publish more 500 unique pieces of content daily spanning opinion, analysis, news and earnings call transcript coverage.

www.seekingalpha.com

Job Description:

We’re seeking a consultative sales professional to join our digital sales team in New York, NY. The Advertising Sales Representative reports directly to the VP of Sales and is accountable for meeting and exceeding revenue objectives through prospecting new business and growing existing accounts.  You will lead the acquisition of new business by combining our unique consumer insights, proprietary targeting platform and trusted media portfolio to develop advertising campaigns that produce results for your clients. This role calls for a go-getter with limitless drive and undeniable entrepreneurial initiative. The ideal candidate will have a track record of success and a passion to run with the best.  Although advertising experience is ideal, we are searching for talent, motivation, and values first and foremost. 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and sell digital advertising programs to advertisers
  • Lead the strategy in response to RFPs and present proposals and presentations
  • Build and maintain client/agency relationships through meetings, events and client entertainment
  • Become an expert in Seeking Alpha’s digital, mobile and integrated advertising solutions
  • Work with the sales planning and campaign management teams to cultivate the sale and ensure campaign success
  • Identify opportunity for new sales prospects
  • Report, forecast and meet/exceed revenue goals

Requirements:

  • Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Proven track record of generating significant growth in revenues by bringing in new business
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to artfully negotiate
  • Strategic thinker who can develop creative, marketing-centric sales strategies for advertisers
  • Relationship builder with the know-how and persistence to get to the decision maker
  • Skilled collaborator that derives deep satisfaction from achieving goals as a team
  • Solid understanding of media buying and planning agencies
  • Experience selling digital advertising programs to top advertisers and their agencies
  • BA/BS degree with outstanding academic performance

Bonus Points:

  • Finance knowledge

Perks:

  • Stock options
  • Small but smart and savvy start-up atmosphere
  • Puppy friendly 
  • Your ideas count
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