Account Executive, Performance Advertising

AXIOS Media

Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Sales
  • Post Date: 01/04/2021
  • Website: axios.com
  • Company Address: 3100 Clarendon Boulevard Suite 200, Arlington, VA, 22201

About AXIOS Media

Axios is a media company that delivers vital, trustworthy news and analysis.

Job Description

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format. We are hiring an Account Executive, Performance Advertising to join our growing partnerships team.

Why it Matters: As an Account Executive of Performance Advertising, you’ll work with new and existing partners to grow revenue through newsletter advertising. These partners want to reach Axios’ audience on a daily basis to drive sales and leads for their products. You'll act as a brand ambassador for Axios to develop and maintain trusted, strategic relationships with agencies and client partners. 

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit and passion for Axios’ mission. This is a high-energy role that requires strong communication skills, an ability to understand partner business priorities, and a proven ability to generate leads. Ideal candidates will also have the following skills: 

  • Experience in sales, digital media, consulting, or marketing
  • A strong eye for direct-to-consumer ad strategies and creative outreach skills 
  • Excellent presentation skills and ability to command an audience 
  • Understanding of digital media, online marketing technology, and Axios’ competitive landscape
  • Exceptionally collaborative, both within your own team and cross-functionally 
  • Willingness to travel and attend social events and engagements, sometimes during evening hours
  • Growth mindset with hunger to constantly learn and improve your craft 

Don’t forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture

Additional pandemic-related benefits:

  • One mental health day per month
  • $100 monthly work-from-home stipend
  • Tele-mental health services 
  • OneMedical membership, including tele-health services 
  • Increased work flexibility for parents and caretakers 
  • Access to the Axios “Family Fund”, which was created to allow employees to request financial support when facing financial hardship or emergencies 
  • Weekly company-sponsored exercise and meditation classes 
  • Virtual company-sponsored social events

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.