LinkedIn Account Executive, Marketing Solutions - Mid-Market B2B in Toronto, Canada
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We are looking for an Account Executive to join our Marketing Solutions team in achieving our goal of being the most effective place online for marketers to engage with professionals. You will be responsible for selling LinkedIn’s digital marketing solutions to the world’s most sophisticated marketers, helping them connect with our audience of success-driven professionals. You will develop solutions to company-wide problems while leading teammates and delivering against numbers.
Engage and strategize with senior level executives at client direct and agency level to demonstrate how LinkedIn can drive revenue for their business
Proactively provide smart client research and industry-specific information and trends
Conceive and pitch creative marketing solutions to advertising agencies and direct clients
Command, report and forecast sales activity - from prospecting target accounts and contacts to closing deals and renewing
Update and create sales proposals and manage advertising agencies and marketers
Interact and collaborate across our global footprint of offices
Generate revenue and hit target quota
Attend relevant Marketing Solution product trainings to deepen knowledge of our products and capabilities
BA/BS degree or equivalent
5+ years of experience in B2B digital media sales and/or marketing software sales
Experience in marketing/content marketing making recommendations to other marketing professionals
Knowledge of how internet advertising technology works and the ability to explain it in ordinary terms
Ability to successfully drive revenue through the development of long-term strategic relationships
Ability to structure and manage complex negotiations to successful closure and delivery
Brings established relationships with agencies and top marketing decision makers
Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills
Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment
Bilingual (English and French)