Account Executive

Posted 2 months ago

Octopus Interactive is the largest rideshare advertising platform in the United States. We place screens in the backseats of Uber and Lyft vehicles and deliver premium video ads from the top brands in the world to a captive and highly engaged audience as they use rideshare during the consumer journey.

We’re searching for a sales executive to help generate demand for advertising space on our rapidly-growing network of screens across the country. You will leverage our existing happy clients, such as Walmart®, Disney®, T-Mobile®, CBS®, Red Bull® and other national brands, to build a large book of recurring business.

What you’ll do:

  • Negotiate and close new business and renew current clients consistently 
  • Evangelize rideshare video advertising as an essential component of any media mix
  • Prospect and acquire new business opportunities within top agencies and brands
  • Work closely with the CRO and marketing team to develop sales leads and new strategies
  • Build and maintain a large and active pipeline of high-quality leads
  • Assist in managing large accounts and support client success teams
  • Leverage creative, tech, and product teams to drive new sales assets and campaign capabilities
  • Work closely with client success team to develop strategies for campaign execution and client retention

What you’ll need:

  • 2+ years of proven top-performing sales experience. Sales experience in selling video, OTT, digital, or DOOH advertising is a plus
  • Proactive approach to prospecting and pipeline building; CRM experience
  • Comfortable working directly with executive team
  • Disciplined, goal-oriented approach with a history of meeting targets
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build rapport on the phone
  • Highly organized and efficient with time management
  • Can’t-lose attitude and approach to winning business

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive base compensation, uncapped commissions, and equity incentives
  • Health benefits, commuter benefits, and paid time off
  • An incredibly passionate, experienced, and committed team
  • Help to scale a new advertising channel with unlimited growth potential

Interested? You can apply by sending us a quick cover email and your resume to careers@playoctopus.com.

Octopus Interactive is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer.

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