Skift is hiring an Account Executive to sell sponsorships at an exciting time, as we enter the new “Golden Age of Travel”. Founded in 2012, Skift is a business-to-business media company that reports on the travel industry by providing news, and insights to senior executives through our digital platform including research, newsletters, and conferences.
The Account Executive, Sponsorship Sales, will be selling content, event sponsorships, and digital advertising on Skift.com and Airline Weekly. As an AE, you will be responsible for all aspects of the sales process, including prospecting and nurturing leads, pitching clients, closing deals, and guiding programs through to completion. You will work in collaboration with SkiftX, Skift’s in-house agency, to deliver programs that meet our client’s goals. The position reports to the VP of Sales.
This successful candidate will be someone who has experience selling strategic premium sponsorships and/or event activations and is adept at understanding how to marry product solutions to client goals. This position requires excellent verbal and written communications skills is a self-starter with a “can-do” attitude, and operates well outside the confines of a traditional office setting.
Skift is a fully distributed, remote company with a team-based around the globe. This position is remote, from anywhere in the United States, and requires a high level of coordination and communication skills to be successful. You must be able to work independently, meet goals, and set tasks in a timely manner, join meetings via video, and periodically work outside normal company hours for special events or projects.
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An Equal Opportunity Employer, Skift celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our goal for our team and our culture is to reflect the diversity of travelers around the globe. We welcome applicants from all life experiences and encourage members of traditionally underrepresented backgrounds to apply, including people of color, women, people with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ people
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