Account Executive - New York
ShareThis - New York, NY

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ShareThis is the largest platform for sharing and influence across the web, making the Internet more human, relevant and trusted. ShareThis reaches more than 650 million users across nearly 2.5 million websites. These websites use the ShareThis sharing widget to enable and encourage users to share online content through over 120 social channels.

Today, our revenue is largely derived from using the social signals provided by these users to deliver highly relevant, targeted online advertising. Through our sharing widget, ShareThis reaches almost 95% of U.S. Internet users. For advertisers, this means ShareThis can deliver online display advertising campaigns at scale to just the right audiences.

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About the Job

While it is extremely important for us to find the right caliber of people from skills and perspective, it is also important to find the right person that fits well with our dynamic sales team. You will be armed with a suite of innovative advertising products and ad types, along with proprietary big data capabilities that enable you to bring innovative, custom solutions to advertisers. For example, here is a link to an infographic showing ShareThis sharing trends for mid-campaign reporting.

Details of the Job will include the following:
  • Prospecting for clients, pitching new business, and generating sales
  • Hitting or exceeding monthly/quarterly sales targets, with demonstrated success and accuracy in forecasting
  • Conveying client feedback to our product team to help us continue our path growth and creating new products for our clients
  • 5+ years in digital/online media sales experience
  • Proven record of effective digital advertising sales and achieving or exceeding revenue goals
  • Background in consultative selling and presentation of complex marketing solutions
  • Excellent presentation skills with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working with automotive clients and contacts in the industry
  • Understanding of and experience in selling display campaigns, with video and mobile experience a plus
  • Experience negotiating, structuring, and closing complex six figure insertion orders
  • Ability to understand complex technology and convey it in an easy-to-understand manner
  • Deep network of agency and advertiser relationships
  • Passion for social advertising