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Account Executive, German Market

London, United Kingdom | Sales

Job Description
About Wildfire Interactive:
Wildfire is a social media marketing software company positioned squarely on top of the social media revolution. We provide an all-in-one social marketing solution for large brands, small businesses and agencies looking to grow, engage and monetize their audiences across social channels. Wildfire is the industry’s de facto innovator for achieving results: our platform has powered more than 200,000 social promotions, and helped thousands of brands manage content and streamline their communications across the social web. No company knows better how to get Likes, fans, and followers, and drive sales. We work with 27 of the World’s Top 50 brands, and count among our clients companies like Pepsi, Virgin Atlantic, Nestle and Microsoft.
 
Headquartered in Redwood City, California, Wildfire has offices around the globe: in Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, London, Paris, Munich and Singapore. We’ve grown our team from 5 to more than 250 (the largest team in our industry), in just over two years. We are a 2x winner of Facebook’s fbFund, a TechCrunch Crunchies Award nominee, and were named one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work by the San Francisco Business Times.
 
Job Description:
We are looking for hard-working individuals to help pioneer our expansion efforts in the UK and Europe. As a member of our growing UK team, you will be tasked with helping establish a strong international presence in new German markets. Account Executives focus exclusively on new business development and partnership opportunities targeting agencies, brands and partners in Germany. 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.
 
Job Responsibilities:
• 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
• Fluency or high proficiency in German
• 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
 
Compensation:
• 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.
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