Account Executive

About the position

Our story

When was the last time you really read an article (or a job description) from beginning to end?

Playbuzz is changing the way content is created and consumed, globally. In the past 5 years, we have been making magic with the world’s biggest publishers and brands (Huffpost, ESPN, Unilever, Major League Baseball, BBC, Netflix, and many more), who tell their most important stories with the Playbuzz storytelling platform. We are backed by great investors like Disney and Saban Ventures, and we have 5 offices worldwide.

Do you love to build, innovate and disrupt? If so, you better read this one.

Your story

You are a salesperson at heart. You live and breathe the advertising world. You can build from scratch and scale an excellent pipeline better than anyone. You’re looking for a role that is part of a company’s growth, where you can actually make a huge impact. You’re full of ideas and passionate about making them come true.

Long story short, you will:

  • Be part of our growing sales team, while operating fully independently in managing your own business
  • Prospect new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts
  • Develop a sales strategy and business plan for generating revenue through premium direct sales to brands and agencies, as well as RFP agency business
  • Host online, phone and in-person presentations
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of competitive landscape and market trends

And it will be awesome if you have:

  • Strong prospecting, negotiation and customer service skills
  • 3+ years of experience as a planner, AE or other sales positions in the digital media industry
  • Previous experience successfully driving revenue through prospecting, pitching, closing and renewing business
  • Have previous experience and an entrepreneurial spirit that will allow you to quickly get up to speed on our products and begin generating revenue
  • A strong desire to learn and adapt in an ever-changing industry

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