Senior Account Executive: Brand Solutions, Display & Mobile - West Yelp
Yelp is growing and we?re looking for a Senior Account Executive: Brand Solutions for our Display & Mobile Business. This is a New Business role on our Brand Solutions Sales Team at Yelp in our Western territory. Reporting up to the West Coast Manager ? Brand Solutions, the Senior Account Executive will be a part of the Brand Solutions Sales Team, working primarily with large companies as well as ad agencies to drive new business.
We?re looking for someone to cover the Western region that has established agency and client relationships with previous success in generating new business (read hunter, not farmer). That means you are an experienced media sales professional with a proven track record of increasing revenue & generating new revenue in online display and sponsorship advertising. Search and directory and audience sell advertising experience are a plus.
About the job:
Engage and strategize with senior executives at large client organizations to drive new business revenue for Yelp
Work closely at both strategic and tactical levels within ad agencies
Create professional and actionable sales presentations
Get ahead of the buying curve by creating budget and directing media spends
Exceed your sales goals and pricing targets by selling the Yelp story and audience
3-5 years of online media sales experience
You like developing new business vs. farming an existing book of business
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Relationships with top marketing decision makers in the F1000 and major ad agencies a plus
Existing relationships or experience working with VP?s, SVP?s, and CMO?s on both client and agency sides are preferred
Proven track record of over-achievement and growing a territory from the ground up
Demonstrated experience in structuring, winning, and managing complex deals
Someone who can be independent and highly self-motivated
Be fearless, relentless, and have an underdog mentality with an unwillingness to settle for anything less than your best
If you think you fit the bill, send us your story and include at least one thing that makes you the unique, interesting candidate who stands above other media sales folks, along with a copy of your resume.
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