Sales Director or Sr. Account Executive - New York

Compensation

: $197,780.00 - $197,780.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Executive Management



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Open Influence, the leader in Influencer Marketing, is looking for a Sales Director / Sr. Account Executive in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston and Atlanta to join our high performing sales team. The primary responsibility is to drive and grow new business revenue from brands and their agencies. The ideal candidate is a charismatic seller with a track record of acquiring and managing new accounts, creating unique and valuable partnership proposals, and executing plans that meet/exceed partner expectations. Candidates for this position are highly motivated, self-assured team players with strong digital and social media skills. You will be a part of a high caliber team in an industry that is experiencing rapid and dramatic growth. This is a high velocity, client facing sales role requiring deep industry expertise and a proven ability of closing large deals.


Role & Responsibilities:

Proactively prospect, qualify, and close new accounts

Strategically and creatively build a pipeline and maintain a high level of activity

Independently research and prospect using a variety of techniques including online research, networking and active participation in industry events

Develop innovative ideas and influencer marketing solutions for advertisers and their digital and PR agencies

Create persuasive sales presentations using market trends and case studies

Effectively communicate sales pipeline and consistently exceed sales goals by closing new accounts and upselling existing ones

Work closely with Creative, Account Management and Talent Relations teams to ensure successful campaign execution

Act as an internal advocate for your clients by providing strategic market feedback and participating in product development initiatives

Requirements:

3-5 years of digital sales experience with a track record of meeting/exceeding revenue goals

Team player with exceptional presentation and communication skills, and an ability to help partners understand the unique value of Open Influence, and persuade them to tap into the power of our platform

Fluency in digital and social media. Influencer Marketing experience is a plus

Track record working with large brands and media agencies, including concepting and selling creative ideas to senior decision makers

Well regarded in the marketplace with a network of contacts among relevant potential partners

Proficiency with Salesforce, Excel and PowerPoint

BA or BS degree or equivalent experience

High energy, positive attitude, and a sense of humor

Open Influence is the leading influencer marketing company, successfully activated over 1000 influencer-driven social media campaigns for Fortune 500 corporations and their agencies, across multiple social platforms like Instagram, Snap, Twitter and YouTube. Open Influence works with leading brands including Amazon, Facebook, Google, Warner Brothers, Disney, Abercrombie & Fitch, Puma, Bose, Nissan, Pepsi and Kellogg. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Open Influence''s network of offices includes locations in New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Portland, Milan, London, Hong Kong and Dubai.


Some of our accolades include:

**2019 Inc. 5000 Company** Fastest-growing private companies in America

**2018 Inc. 5000 Company** Fastest-growing private companies in America

2019 Finalist -- ThinkLA''s "Best Influencer Campaign" for our work on Amazon''s Jack Ryan

2018 MediaKey''s ''Best Use of Digital PR'' award - BACARDI

2017 MediaKey''s ''Social Media Campaign of the Year'' award NESTLE

2016 MediaKey''s ''Social Media Campaign of the Year''? award - FIAT

Forbes 2017 "30 Under 30"? award

Inc.''s 2016 coveted ''30 under 30''? award

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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