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Are you looking for a career in a new & growing industry? Are you a go-getter who can stay motivated , work independently? Become a key part of a new product team and be rewarded for your hard work - that means high comp potential. Gannett's social commerce team at DealChicken.com seeks a local account executive with a passion for finding the best local businesses in town and working with them to create great deals for consumers.
Use you business talent to meet with decision-makers and close consultative sales. Work in a fun start-up-like environment, building a new product in a rapidly growing daily deals space.
The successful candidate will be outgoing, persistant, driven and prepared to sell the sort of deals to retailers, entertainment events and restaurants that you'd want to buy yourself.
Requires excellent customer service skills.
Must be self-motivated, aggressive, detail-oriented and able to work independently
Must be able to overcome objections
Strong knowledge of local areas and local businesses
Sales experience and have a high energy, positive attitude.
Must be up to date with current e-commerce trends, such as daily deal sites
Experience selling to small & medium size local businesses
Excellent written, verbal & presentation skills.
February 3, 2012