LinkedIn Account Executive, Marketing Solutions - Mid-Market B2B in Toronto, Canada

LinkedIn was built to help professionals achieve more in their careers, and every day millions of people use our products to make connections, discover opportunities and gain insights. Our global reach means we get to make a direct impact on the world’s workforce in ways no other company can. We’re much more than a digital resume – we transform lives through innovative products and technology.

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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent

  • 5+ years of experience in B2B digital media sales and/or marketing software sales

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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)