Account Executive (Houston)
LivingSocial - Houston, TX

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Do You Live, Eat, Drink and Love your City?

LivingSocial is the local marketplace to buy and share the best things to do in your city. We help local businesses grow by introducing them to high-quality new customers and give merchants the tools to make our members their regulars.

Based in Washington, DC, we have more than 70 million members around the world.

At LivingSocial, we move fast, take risks, and pride ourselves on staying flexible, fun, and ferociously committed to executing each day. Do you want to be challenged by your job and be surrounded by passionate, dedicated, and creative people? Are you hungry? If so, we want to invest in you!

The Outside Sales team is the engine that has fueled LivingSocial's incredible growth. As the most outward-facing representative of LivingSocial's brand, our Account Executives interact everyday with our great merchant customers, and revolutionize the way local businesses approach advertising. Led by the best in the business, the Account Executive role is the perfect place to take a sales career to the next level through training and mentorship opportunities. We’re not saying it’s going to be easy, but if you have a “hunter” mentality and thrive in a high-activity, fast-paced sales position, we want to talk with you.

Aggressively research, develop, and cultivate leads for LivingSocial Deals using a variety of online and offline sources
Meet and strive to exceed individual monthly, quarterly, and annual sales goals
Qualify prospective clients by phone and close deals in-person
Use consultative sales skills to assess merchant goals, propose a customized LivingSocial solution, and obtain commitment
Manage relationships with established clients and construct proposals and contracts within selling guidelines to develop and maintain a book of business
Communicate ongoing contacts and sales activities utilizing
Provide ongoing and up-to-date documentation to the operations team and regularly collaborate best deal strategies

Required Skills/Experience
Minimum two (2) years of sales experience is required. Passion for selling online advertising, direct marketing, local advertising or pharmaceuticals are a plus
Active experience utilizing CRM systems and working knowledge of other technologies; being technically savvy is a must in order to succeed in this role
Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic, very high activity sales role
Demonstrates top-notch communication and presentation skills with the ability to creatively sell to all decision-making levels
Superior organizational skills
Strong knowledge of social media such as Facebook and Twitter
Thrives in an autonomous working environment with minimal supervision while maintaining focus and productivity to meet deadlines; shows relentless persistence in a competitive marketplace
Has own transportation
Bachelor's degree required

Compensation & Perks
Competitive base + Unlimited commission potential based on the success of your promotions
Medical, Dental, 401K
Ongoing contests and rewards programs including our annual sales trip to a five-star resort
Ongoing training and development opportunities
First class tools and programs to help you exceed goals including appointment setters, iPads, and merchant service support
Fun and fast paced environment

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LivingSocial appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment. It is the policy of LivingSocial to provide equal opportunity for employment to all qualified employees and applicants, regardless of race, religion, religious affiliation, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, or veteran status. This policy applies to all areas of employment including recruitment, placement, training, transfer, promotion, termination, pay, and other forms of compensation and benefits. The company will comply with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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