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Full-Time

Sales Executive

Updated on 7/2/2024

BuzzFeed

BuzzFeed

1,001-5,000 employees

Digital media company offering news and entertainment

Consumer Goods

Compensation Overview

$126k - $150kAnnually

+ Bonuses

Senior

New York, NY, USA

Category
Field Sales
Strategic Account Management
Sales & Account Management
Required Skills
Sales
Communications
Marketing
Requirements
  • Minimum 5 years of previous digital media & sales experience
  • Demonstrated ability to creatively problem-solve revenue-generating solutions/products/strategies
  • Previous experience successfully driving revenue through prospecting, discovery, pitching, closing, and renewing business
  • Intellectual curiosity and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Outstanding communication and negotiation skills
  • Experience navigating the Internet and social platforms
  • Desire to learn and adapt in an ever-changing industry
  • Bonus: video background and knowledge about programmatic
Responsibilities
  • Pitch renewal business & seeks to find new lines of business for growth among existing clients
  • Creatively build a pipeline and maintain a high level of activity
  • Prepare for and manage business meetings with clients ranging from agency-level to C-level clients
  • Develop a sales strategy and business plan for generating revenue through premium direct sales to brands and agencies as well as RFP agency business
  • Host online, phone, in-person presentations, and client entertainment
  • Utilize extensive knowledge of assigned clients to uncover new revenue opportunities
  • Be an expert on social media, content marketing, mobile, and digital video

BuzzFeed, Inc. is home to the best of the internet. Across food, news, pop culture and commerce, our brands drive conversation and inspire what audiences watch, read, buy, and obsess over next. Born on the internet in 2006, BuzzFeed, Inc. is committed to making it better: providing trusted, quality, brand-safe news and entertainment to hundreds of millions of people; making content on the internet more inclusive, empathetic, and creative; and inspiring our audience to live better lives. We'll continue to recruit the best founders and creators to join us in this mission, with more additions like Complex Networks and HuffPost to come.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$1.1B

Headquarters

New York, New York

Founded

2006

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-10%

1 year growth

-17%

2 year growth

-25%

Benefits

Wellness - Comprehensive benefits for medical, dental, and vision insurance with a focus on Wellness. Plus discounts on Gyms, Care.com, and access to resources like Maven, Tend Dental, and One Medical.

Planning for the future - Take advantage of the 401(k) plan with a company match, short and long-term disability coverage and life insurance.

Work-life balance - We offer our employees paid time off (including your birthday!), paid holidays and generous leave options for life events such as becoming a parent or getting married.

Career development - Opportunities for personal and professional growth via work experience, offerings from our in-house Learning @ BuzzFeed team, our Employee Resource Groups, and more.