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Account Executive

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Downers Grove, IL
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We are looking for a talented Account Executive to join the team at our office in Downers Grove, IL. The primary focus of this position will be to generate sales leads and close new customers for website projects and Internet marketing campaigns. We are looking for self-starters who are motivated to produce sales results. If you have a passion for selling to C-level executives with a high level of integrity, and an interest in one of the fastest growing marketing channels today, please apply now.

Responsibilities

  • Performance – meet and exceed sales goals and quotas
  • Prospect – identify and develop new business opportunities and strategically target leads based on industry, competition, and need for websites and Internet marketing services
  • Respond – we practice what we preach and generate leads via our own Internet marketing campaigns. Inbound inquires need to be qualified and responded to professionally and efficiently
  • Selling – pitching new business, including introductions, setting up appointments, presenting evaluations and recommendations, and closing on qualified prospects
  • Present – conduct web demonstrations, phone meetings, and on-site client presentations
  • Closing – create and negotiate client proposals and contracts
  • Knowledge – develop and maintain a high-level of expertise on all Internet marketing offerings including web design/development, SEO, paid search, display, email marketing and social media marketing

Requirements

  • 2+ years of sales or account management experience
  • Must be an aggressive sales individual who can prospect, pitch, and close
  • Experience in website project and Internet marketing campaign sales preferred
  • Proven ability to maintain a high level of lead generation and sales activity
  • Strong attention to detail and organization skills
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Technologically savvy
  • Ability to adapt quickly to the changing Internet marketing landscape

Benefits
At our conveniently-located office, you will enjoy our entrepreneurial work environment and casual dress code. Our highly competitive benefits package includes a 401(k), paid time off (for vacation, illness and personal time), health insurance, dental insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability.

About Straight North
Straight North is an Internet marketing agency with over 60 experts on staff. Our primary office locations are in Downers Grove, IL and Fort Mill, SC. We're successful and growing, with a steady stream of new clients. Our formula is to hire smart people and turn them loose. We'll listen to you, help you, challenge you, and above all give you every opportunity to grow in your profession.