Advertising Account Executive

GRAY MEDIA has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, highly skilled sales executive based in Seattle or Vancouver to expand our business in the thriving design market of the Pacific Northwest.

We are looking for a proven top performer and consummate professional to generate, maintain, and grow revenue streams across multiple platforms under the GRAY Media umbrella including advertising, sponsorship, and event sales. The Account Executive will work closely with our clients to grow their businesses through GRAY, taking time to understand their business needs and discuss our full range of products and programs to help them select a strategy that validates their investment.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE IS:

EXPERIENCED AND CONFIDENT. A go-getter who thrives in a high-intensity environment. Has solid experience working with an advertising, publishing or integrated media company and a proven track record selling multi-platform advertising and sponsorship solutions to senior level management. Comes to the table with a rolodex filled with key clients and agency contacts.
ACCOUNTABLE. Meets and exceeds short- and long-term revenue goals, drives sustainable advertising growth. Contributes fully to objectives of the team. Achieves personal objectives by serving as an ambassador for the company and its audience, demonstrates vision and expertise to customer base and staff.
ARTICULATE. An excellent, compelling communicator. Possesses a highly developed business acumen, strong presentation, negotiation, and closing skills. Proficiently develops presentations and proposals to senior level corporate executives and agencies.
PASSIONATE and knowledgeable about design and the design industry.
ENTREPRENEURIAL. Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and leadership qualities. Is resourceful, positive, proactive, and motivated to help grow a young company from the ground up. Has the ability to identify new revenue opportunities and measure product potential.

This is an excellent opportunity for a driven professional residing in the Seattle- or Vancouver-metropolitan area who is interested in a career with high earning potential with the leading design magazine in the Pacific Northwest.

Please send your COVER LETTER and RESUME to the associate publisher at dixie@graymag.com.