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Axios // news, media & analysis
Sales, Full Time    Remote    Posted: Saturday, March 13, 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 newest local news initiative, which will extend our mission to Americas hometowns!

Why it Matters: Our Account Executive will work with new & existing partners to grow Axios Locals revenue through native content development. You will act as a brand ambassador for certain Axios Local markets & proactively network across those markets & create new opportunities. You will develop & maintain trusted, strategic relationships with local agency & client partners.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit & passion for Axios mission. 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:

  • Experience in sales, digital media, consulting, or marketing
  • Experience selling or managing books of business for local advertising or digital media clients 
  • Knowledge of digital media, online marketing technology, & Axios competitive landscape
  • Highly collaborative with a proven track record of forming strong working relationships with colleagues & clients at all levels  
  • Willingness to travel & attend social events & engagements during evening hours (when it becomes safe to do so again)

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
  • Annual learning & development stipend

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per quarter
  • $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 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise & meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events
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