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Account Executive (German) - Marketing Solutions

Dublin, Ireland
Full-Time

Account Executive - Marketing Solutions  

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We’re looking for a Marketing Solutions Account Executive to join our fast-growing Online Sales Organization team to identify potential client opportunities and generate new business. You’ll be responsible for outreach to and building relationships with clients in your region. You’ll strategically approach target companies and sell solutions that help them achieve their marketing objectives. You’ll strive to meet and exceed quota, always acting in the best interest of the client and aligning with LinkedIn’s culture and values while contributing to the exciting dynamic of the team. 
 
Responsibilities: 

  • Prospect and build pipeline and strong relationships with clients in your book of business 
  • Leverage existing and new relationships with current accounts to grow the business 
  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for your book of business leveraging LinkedIn’s various tools 
  • Educate clients on their opportunities using your digital media expertise to help them be successful 
  • Close new business consistently at or above quota expectations 
  • Provide updates to the management team on your pipeline and sales forecast 
  • Be proactive about solving problems and be ready to take on additional initiatives and responsibilities as they emerge 

 Basic Qualifications:  

  • Minimum 1 year of Account Management, Customer Success, Business Development and/or Sales experience
  • Fluency in verbal and written German and English

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 2 years of Marketing or Advertising experience 
  • Experience in digital marketing or advertising 
  • Experience in marketing or in a role making recommendations to marketers 
  • Knowledge of how Internet advertising technology works and the ability to explain it in ordinary terms 
  • Proven communication and telephone skills 
  • Experience building relationships with top marketing decision makers 
  • Proven ability in successfully driving revenue through the development of long-term strategic relationships 
  • Proven ability to structure and manage complex negotiations to successful closure and delivery 
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced dynamic environment