Digital First Media

Digital First Media's more than 800 multi-platform products reach 64 million Americans each month across 18 states.

Key Account Executive

Location: Saint Paul, MN
Job Code: 1593
# of Openings: 1

Description

Immediate Opening:  Key Account Advertising Account Executive

Key Account Executives drive outside sales by calling on medium to large local advertisers managing and developing strategic client relationships.  This position requires a top level sales professional to introduce our suite of online, ad network, SEM/SEO, social, mobile & print advertising products to high level clients and ad agencies.

Job Duties:

  • Meet with key decision makers & influencers, including internal or external ad agencies in order to understand how advertising impacts their bottom line. 
  • Understand and discuss the value that our suite of products provides, and integrating that value as part of the solution that is delivered to the client.
  • Propose campaigns that include multiple advertising products (digital & print) and ideas, when appropriate.
  • Think both long and short term strategy when considering new initiatives and developing sales plans.
  • Back up all recommendations with sound business/financial case including data.
  • Day to day account management.
  • Annual contract negotiations.

 Requirements:

  • Valid drivers license
  • 3+ years proven key/major/large account business-to-business sales experience
  • Strong digital media knowledge preferred.
  • Documented record of achievement, examples of strategic planning experience & contract negotiation
  • Experience calling on advertising agencies preferred.
  • Strong initiative and desire to achieve

 

Compensation: Competitive base salary and commission/incentives

 

This is a full time position, based in St. Paul, MN. We offer salary plus commission, medical/dental benefits, 401k, paid holidays/vacation & use of company cars.

St. Paul Pioneer Press is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.





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