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Advertising Account Executive

Los Angeles, CA

Function: Account Exec / Field Sales Job Number: JN -032019-7107

We are conducting a search for an Advertising Account Executive for a local magazine and digital publication that is disrupting the multimedia business space. Our client is shaping the conversation rather than just reporting the news, having the most influential audience in Los Angeles.


The Advertising Account Executive will be responsible for generating new business in all business to business segments selling print, digital and event sponsorships. Additionally, the Account Executive will represent the company at local community and business events.

Compensation package consists of a base salary of $55, 000 + uncapped commission for an on-target earnings of $90, 000. Other benefits include: 401k program, mileage allowance, cell phone, laptop, expense account, and full benefits.


Will utilize a solutions-based approach to educate clients on the value of the publication s 360-degree platform and how the partnership can grow their business

Achieve and exceed all sales and performance goals on a consistent basis

Assist in development of local marketing initiatives and participation in industry events

Utilize comprehensive knowledge of research tools and competitive set

Represent the company at all functions, industry and networking events


Minimum of 2+ years business-to-business outside sales experience with a proven track record of success

Multi-platform media sales experience preferred, with an established network of client and agency relationships from print, broadcast, cable, radio or digital media a plus

The ability to focus on a specific category/industry, such as finance, law, medical, education, insurance, real estate, sports, hospitality, automotive, entertainment, HR, technology, health care, electronics, and travel

Energetic self-starter with a natural drive to seek business new opportunities (prospecting)

Must be able to demonstrate a strong track record of consistent sales revenue growth

On-point presentation skills and expert product knowledge

Ability to identify sales opportunities and develop client relationships with key decision makers

Results-oriented personality and style/ strong sense of urgency

Ability to turn a business contact into a revenue opportunity

Sharp and effective communicator with a consultative style (both verbal and written), able to listen effectively and identify how to meet customers needs

Customer-focused orientation - puts the customer first

Independent thinker and ability to work autonomously/ self-motivated

Experience in MS Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and CRM software experience


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