Senior Account Executive (NYC)

New York, United States Full-time

Fusion Media Group, a division of Univision Communications Inc. (UCI) reaches 95MM unique visitors FMG includes Gizmodo Media Group, Onion Inc, Fusion and The Root among other platforms and networks. FMG is seeking a dynamic, National Account Executive to generate advertising revenue with agency partners. This role requires a persuasive, disciplined self-starter with a passion for hitting sales goals and high-volume activity. An understanding of content marketing and branded content sales experience are an important attribute.

Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a deep understanding of FMG product & content capabilities.
  • Commit to a high activity sales culture, executing a minimum of 5 in-person meetings per week with VP/Director level contacts and an additional 7-10 meetings per week with media teams and multi-cultural agencies.
  • Procure proposals/homework assignments from each meeting and commit to an innovative follow up strategy (next day on submission etc).
  • Work collaboratively with all levels of staff within our National Sales, Copy Writers, Product, and Marketing teams.
  • Use FMG’s Sales CRM (Netsuite) for meeting, follow-up and notes.
  • Detailed account history and organization is required.

Qualifications & Skills: BA / BS degree

  • 5+ years of sales experience
  • Strong track record in achieving goals with outstanding execution and problem solving skills, resourcefulness, and creativity
  • Strong sales, negotiation, account management, follow-up, and time management skills are essential
  • Highly responsible, self-motivated, and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment
  • Creative, idea oriented sales person who can manage multiple campaign facets seamlessly
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work effectively and independently while being collaborative with support teams in NY
  • Hands-on, consistently completes tasks, dependable, and proactive
  • Full understanding of appropriate next steps
  • Operates with a sense of urgency, focus, and discipline
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal)

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