Sr. Account Executive

  • Seattle, WA
  • Full Time
  • Seattle Times Media Solutions
  • Experienced

Seattle Times Media Solutions is seeking an experienced, success-driven Sr. Account Executive to join our advertising sales team!    

Seattle Times Media Solutions is a digital agency providing advertisers a full suite of solutions for their local marketing needs.  The Seattle Times and seattletimes.com reach more Northwest adults than any other local media company. In addition, we offer a full suite of agency services: Mobile, Social, SEM/SEO, Programmatic, Branded Content, Web Services, Custom Printing, Direct Mail, and much more.

If you enjoy working in a collaborative and supportive work environment with the latest tech at your fingers, then this position is for you.  The Sr. Account Executive in role will partner with a set of current clients, as well as work to identify, qualify and execute new business.  The compensation for this position is base plus commission and offers unlimited income potential.

STMS supports our Account Executives and clients with a full staff to assist with pre-sale and post-sale research, account management, campaign optimization and analysis. 

We are looking to hire a motivated multi-media sales consultant with experience in Outside Sales and knowledge of digital media. We provide continuous digital marketing and sales development training to increase your knowledge and sales skills.

High earning potential. Base plus commission. No travel required.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience: at least two years’ digital advertising sales experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of digital media offerings and capabilities
  • Able to identify, qualify, generate, and track new business
  • Demonstrated persuasive, negotiation, and closing skills
  • Networking abilities, both “in-person” and online
  • Ability to manage and grow a book of existing business
  • Preference for applicants with B2B sales with media solution service

 

This is a union position which requires dues be paid every month. In addition, applicants must be willing to undergo a criminal background check and drug screen for controlled substances (excluding marijuana).

 

Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provides readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference in our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 2.1 million. At The Seattle Times, you'll find work that matters.

If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, please contact Human Resources at careers@seattletimes.com and provide a description of the reasonable accommodation(s) needed.

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