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Account Executive

Wonder Media Network is a pioneering, audio-first media company founded in 2018 that uses stories to inspire action, to promote equality and justice, and to introduce empathy into politics, business, and culture. Wonder Media Network (WMN) presents the stories we seldom hear and the perspectives we often miss through a mix of original and white-labeled content. WMN is a growing business led entirely by women, and based in New York City.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Prospect leads and build strong pipeline of new sponsorship clients for WMN
  • Proactively leverage industry and market knowledge/research/contacts to identify new opportunities and close deals
  • Initiate meetings and continually build relationships with prospective brands, agencies and partners on an ongoing basis
  • Achieve quarterly and annual business development/sales goals
  • Work closely with Partnerships team to execute strategic sales planning & initiatives
  • Proactively communicate with internal WMN teams & clients on campaign deliverables
  • Communicate often with accounting team to maintain streamlined invoicing and payment processes
  • Work in CRM and project management software to create sales reports and ad schedules
  • Work with team to price and negotiate deal terms

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of digital, podcast ad sales, media planning/buying, agency and/or other relevant experience
  • Exceptional attention to detail in emails, presentations, campaign operations
  • Strong entrepreneurial spirit who desires to work in a results-oriented, fast-paced startup environment
  • Proactively finds solutions by being resourceful, innovative, and strategic, and is capable of thriving in autonomous and ambiguous situations
  • Track record of successfully generating leads and achieving sales goals
  • Supportive team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to maintain relationships internally and externally
  • Must have the ability to learn new software programs such as ad order entry and CRM software
  • Experience designing creative presentations and proposals, preferably in Keynote
  • Willingness to travel as needed
  • Committed to uplifting underrepresented voices in media

Salary range: $65 – 85K commensurate with experience + commission on deals.

This position is based in New York, NY. Salary is commensurate with experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and three references to shira@wondermedianetwork.com with the subject line: “Account Executive”.

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