Intersection is hiring a

Strategic Account Executive

New York, United States

Intersection Media is a full service media company specializing in ‘People in Transit' advertising. Intersection is an urban experience company that combines expertise in technology, user experience and interactive engagement at the convergence of digital and physical worlds to improve life in cities around the world.

We are the leader in transit advertising in North America, providing sales, marketing, creative, research and maintenance of innovative advertising campaigns on bus, rail, street furniture, telephone kiosks, street banners and in airports.

Our media:  The intersection of Out-of-Home, digital and mobile media is incredibly important to the future of the industry and to the future of Intersection. Intersection has been a consistent trailblazer with new and innovative digital products. Our Out-of-Home media delivers a combination of captive audiences and long dwell times - the perfect environment for dynamic digital media. To date, our digital network consists of more than 2000 screens in markets like Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, with rapid and immediate growth planned in New York in 2015 with LinkNYC.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. LinkNYC is a network of cutting edge and ubiquitous communications platforms that offer residents and visitors unparalleled access to free public Wi-Fi, while transforming the City’s streetscape. In addition to free voice and video calls for users, each Link will also include interactive tablets and digital displays for advertising, sponsored content, community messaging and more.

Intersection is expanding rapidly with an array of new products. We are building a team of experienced sellers focused on digital sales for LinkNYC.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain lasting and profitable relationships with new and existing customers in order to drive revenue.
  • Generate new business by cold calling, seeking out leads and meeting with clients and agencies.
  • Prepare detailed proposals in order to meet and exceed monthly and annual sales and revenue targets.
  • Evaluate client needs by managing a structured and consultative sales process, creating relevant solutions tailored to specific client objectives.
  • Strategize with internal data and research specialists to create valid and thoughtful recommendations for all client pitches.
  • Use Nielsen and TAB audience measurement data to pitch Intersection’s digital media against other media, including online and TV.
  • Create, pitch and sell advertorial and content solutions.
  • Sell Intersection’s mobile products to clients, as well as mobile and digital agencies.
  • Support Intersection’s goal to drive revenue from a new constituency of buyers, by accessing digital budgets.

Requirements:

  • Proven relationships with digital and mobile agencies, as well as clients direct
  • Strong track record of developing and maintaining a multi-million dollar account list
  • Effective and engaging presentation skills
  • Intelligent, inquisitive and passionate about advertising
  • Creative thinker
  • Fluent in research
  • Highly energetic, innovative and driven

More About Intersection:

Intersection is a technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 500+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Technology & Innovation
  • Engineering
  • Design
  • Advertising & Media
  • Strategy
  • Data

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers.

Intersection is the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for City residents and visitors with free public Wi-Fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the City, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.