LinkedIn Account Executive - Marketing Solutions in Sydney, Australia

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As a Marketing Solutions, Account Executive with our Online Sales Organization (OSO), you will be responsible for managing an existing high growth book of clients. You will work strategically with them and sell LinkedIn marketing solutions that help them achieve their marketing objectives. Although you strive to meet and exceed quota, you will always act in the best interest of the client, align with LinkedIn s culture and values, and contribute to the lively dynamic of the team.

You will be confident on the phone, tenacious and highly organized. Ideally, you will be used to high volume sales and you will perform and adapt well in a highly dynamic, rapidly changing environment. You will experience growing and / or renewing our accounts. You will be able to effectively manage time, reach decision-makers and quickly determine opportunity potential.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a sales plan to ensure your quarterly target achievement

  • Prospect relentlessly to grow pipeline and strong relationships with your customers

  • Grow existing book of accounts by developing and presenting relevant solutions that help clients achieve their marketing objectives

  • Create reliable forecasts and be completely transparent with management on your pipeline status

  • Take ownership of your portfolio and proactively reach out to customers, deliver customized solutions with view to retain and grow your closed book of clients

  • Build strong working relationships with your clients and conduct quarterly business reviews (QBR s)

  • Define the best set of KPI s and reports for the client to track and report your activity

  • Discover the competitive landscape and elaborate your elevator pitch

  • Navigate through various tools that enable you to build solutions and adapt them to fit into your “book of business

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified

  • 3+ years sales experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1+ year experience working with digital marketing products or media solutions

  • New client acquisition and renewal experience

  • Has built relationships with top B2B marketing decision makers (C-suite to Digital Marketing Managers) and key media agency teams

  • Demonstrated ability to close high-level business using solution based selling

  • Experience in online or traditional media sales at a top publisher platform or selling marketing software

  • Strong understanding and/or experience of the media agency landscape

  • Data driven storyteller - experience of leveraging data insights to engage clients