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Account Executive in Chicago, IL! Up to $80K with commission! at PeopleShare Inc

Account Executive in Chicago, IL! Up to $80K with commission!

PeopleShare Inc Chicago, IL (On Site) Full-Time
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PeopleShare is hiring an Account Executive for a media sales corporation in the Chicago Loop!

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Job Details for Account Executive:

  • Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM, overtime hours as needed
  • Pay Rate: $40,000 base salary, plus an average of $35,000-$40,000 in commission
  • Location: Chicago Loop
  • Travel Expectations: Up to 50% travel

Job Responsibilities & Description for Account Executive:

  • Drives for revenue goal attainment, on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis
  • Prospects and develops new customer relationships, persuasively communicates strategies for meeting customer needs
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by facilitating all aspects of the customer's account in cooperation with creative, operations, marketing, and finance staff
  • Determines project pricing based on guidelines from management; negotiates fees or services with clients
  • Oversees project from start to finish and ensure client satisfaction
  • Drives clients around the market to show outdoor media sites

Job Requirements for Account Executive:

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, experience, or military experience
  • 2-3 years of progressive sales experience.
  • Demonstrated track record of business-to-business sales experience strongly preferred, especially media sales experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills including delivering effective presentations
  • Able to complete required math calculations (e.g., multiply, divide, rate, ratio, percent, produce / interpret bar graphs)
  • Proficient in Microsoft software applications (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint) and social media platforms
  • Able to travel outside of the office at least 50% of the time for meetings and industry events
  • Access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver's license

Skill Requirements for Account Executive:
  • Customer Focus - Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.
  • Negotiating - Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups.
  • Interpersonal Savvy - Relates well to all kinds of people; builds appropriate rapport.
  • Focusing on the Bottom Line - Attacks everything with drive and energy with an eye on the bottom line; not afraid to initiate action before all the facts are known.
  • Dealing with Ambiguity - Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably.
  • Business Acumen - Knows how businesses work; knowledgeable in current and possible future policies.

PeopleShare is the leading staffing firm in the region and has temporary, temp-to-hire and direct hire jobs in Illinois (IL) throughout the Greater Chicago area. Our professional services branch offices are located in Oak Brook, Deerfield, and downtown Chicago. We have openings for receptionists, data entry, customer service, collections, office managers, call center, administrative assistants, executive assistants, project managers, accounts payable clerks, accounts receivable clerks, file clerks, data analysts, database management, accounting management, entry level HR, finance and more.

PeopleShare provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status, or any other protected category or class under federal, state, and/or local laws. This policy applies to all locations and all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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