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Axios // news, media & analysis
 
Sales, Full Time    San Francisco, CA    Posted: Wednesday, April 14, 2021
 
   
 
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Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an Account Executive to join our growing advertising team on the west coast!

Why it Matters: As our newest Account Executive, you will work with new & existing partners to grow Axios revenue through native content development, with a targeting focus in the Bay Area. You will act as a key player on the Client Partnerships team & a brand ambassador for Axios. You will proactively network across the market & create new opportunities for our company. You will develop & maintain trusted, strategic relationships with agency & client partners to expand Axios' footprint an emerging market for our business.

The Details: This is a high-energy role that requires superior communication skills, an ability to understand partner business priorities & develop creative solutions, & a proven ability to generate leads. Ideal candidates will also have the following skills:

  • 3-7 years experience in sales, specifically in the digital media/news industry 
  • Established relationships with key agencies & brands
  • In-depth knowledge of digital media, online marketing technology, & Axios competitive landscape
  • Ability to mentor & support junior team members 
  • Comfortable with a mix of outbound sales strategy as well as the nurturing of inbound leads & existing client relationships
  • Exceptional cross-functional collaboration skills & the willingness to proactively partner with Axios Brand Studio & events team

Dont Forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter & cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, & diverse work culture

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per month
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents & caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios Family Fund, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Classpass discount 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
 
 
 
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