Mic is hiring an

Account Executive - Chicago

Chicago, United States

Mic is the premier news and media company for young people. With insightful stories and compelling perspectives, Mic engages an educated and mobile audience with the issues that define a generation. Each month, more than 30 million readers rely on Mic’s unique sensibility to stay informed and make sense of the world.

Mic is seeking top performing digital media sellers to be the foundation of its sales organization. As an Account Executive at Mic, you will work with advertisers in a consultative manner to identify partnership opportunities and close business. Ideal candidates will have a passion for the topics covered by Mic and experience selling content marketing programs.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Educate brands on Mic’s audience and offerings
  • Gain a thorough understanding of partner business challenges
  • Collaborate with internal teams to propose, close and execute deals
  • Proactively provide creative solutions in addition to proposal requests
  • Continually develop new relationships at all levels with clients and agencies
  • Grow revenue with an active pipeline of client direct and agency relationships

Experience & Skills:

  • 4+ years of selling digital media
  • A proven track record of measurable success
  • Established relationships with brands and agencies
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, tenacious drive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Superior organization, prioritization and presentation skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced startup environment

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