Account Director

  • New York, NY
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  • Job ID #7797

Summary:  

An international, full‐service media company specializing in digital out‐of‐home advertising and digital solutions for the retail industry is seeking an Account Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively prospect and generate new relationships within the assigned markets
  • Execute on sales plan and strategies to achieve target sales goals per budget
  • Consistently work with executives to continually fine tune the direction of the retail and experiential divisions
  • Understand client’s needs as well as brand image and present ideal solutions that meet their needs and exceed expectations
  • Generate a high volume of sales activity including cold calls, presentations, proposals and meetings
  • Utilize existing experience to generate new potential revenue
  • Actively pursue involvement in speaking engagements/boards within vertical
  • Work collaboratively with all internal departments and sales teams to generate business and expand existing accounts across all verticals
  • Report monthly and annual forecast and results to the executives on a regular basis
  • Provide quarterly state-of-the-union report to the President 

Qualifications:

  • Advertising sales experience in digital media, preferably in the retail or Experiential market, with a demonstrated track record of consistently meeting and outperforming revenue goals
  • Extensive experience canvassing and cold-calling into brands, agencies, etc.
  • Familiar with Out of Home, Digital Out of Home, Retail and social media
  • Proven track record of winning new business and maintaining those relationships
  • In depth experience and solid knowledge of retail design, production and execution
  • Significantly familiar and up to date with trends within digital retail industry
  • Extensive list of connections with stores and clients/brands direct
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated with a desire to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin)
  • Excellent public speaking skills
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Must be able to travel

 

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