Digital Account Executive



Morrisville, NC
Full Time
3y ago

Company Description

Valassis, a Vericast businessis the leader in marketing technology and consumer engagement. We work with over 60,000 companies and brands in a wide array of industries, partnering to anticipate consumer intent, inspire action, and create demand. NCH Marketing Services, Inc. and Clipper Magazine are Valassis subsidiaries. Its signature Have You Seen Me?® program delivers hope to missing children and their families. 

Job Description

Open to any Eastern US location remote work from home. 


The Account Executive will sell Valassis Digital offerings to digital advertising agencies and direct clients within an assigned account list. The AE should have proven experience selling digital media to digital agencies and clients.  The Account Executive is expected to be an active contributor, team player, flexible and a client advocate. We are seeking a motivated, team-oriented seller, with a desire to be a part of our dynamic culture.  



  • Exceed quarterly revenue goals and be pro-active in driving revenue
  • Engage agency and direct client decision makers at all levels
  • Plan, prepare and present at high impact meetings with both prospects and existing clients
  • Aggressively prospect, evaluate and identify solution-focused opportunities
  • Identify and develop a strong understanding of client's core objectives and challenges
  • Understand competitive landscape, and effectively differentiate our technology
  • Utilize research in presentations and interactions with prospects and clients
  • Ability to consultatively sell using our unique product offerings that address clients’ challenges 
  • Accurately forecast revenue for your assigned territory and manage pipeline
  • Work alongside Account Management, Media Strategy, Data Science, and Product Engineering Team leaders to develop new business, up sell and facilitate renewals
  • Assist our sales leadership in maintaining a strong, supportive and fun environment


Preferred Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in digital media or data-centric sales, marketing, or advertising  
  • Strong understanding of digital industry trends, platforms/technologies, and performance media buying
  • A strong desire to succeed in a non-cookie reliant technology company that’s uniquely positioned for leadership in the online space
  • Understanding of agency and trading desk dynamics, in addition to campaign buying and planning
  • Entrepreneurially-minded self-starter with excellent time management and strategic thinking skills
  • Knowledge of ad campaign metrics and analysis
  • Understanding of audience profiles, 1st & 3rd party data targeting, and campaign optimization
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills
  • Salesforce™ experience a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Up to 25% travel may be required

Additional Information


Valassis offers a generous total rewards benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, 401K and generous PTO allowance. A wide variety of additional benefits like life insurance, employee assistance and pet insurance are also available, not to mention smart and friendly coworkers!

Valassis considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status. In addition, Valassis will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. 


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