: Account Executive

**This requisition is currently a pipeline requisition only. A member of the Talent Acquisition Team will reach out if the role becomes active again.

WordStream is hiring an Account Executive. Does the idea of helping key decision makers solve real business problems motivate you? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment with fast sales cycles? Are you excited about inbound, qualified leads and unlimited commissions? If you said yes, and you want to be working for a company that values and rewards commitment and effort, lets talk about our Account Executive role! WordStream is excited to add a high-energy Sales Representative to our New Business, Inside Sales Team at our headquarters in Boston. In this revenue-generating role, you will own the entire sales process from initial inbound lead through close. Your desire to close deals while solving customers online marketing problems with our market-leading software will drive your success and help you exceed your monthly quota.

WordStream is an industry leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) product company voted #1 in customer satisfaction in the search advertising sector. Our purpose is to help SMBs succeed and grow by helping SMBs across our country and the world get the most out of their digital marketing dollars. A subsidiary of Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI), connected to some of the largest companies in the world, WordStream is partnered with Google, Bing and Facebook to help our customers market their businesses. WordStream also strives to make a difference in the lives of the people in our community. We are committed to corporate social responsibility and believe that it is our duty to give back through volunteering and charitable donations. If you are driven by taking action, winning together and believe operating transparently is the only way to work, we want to hear from you!

A little about the job...

  • You will connect and consult with inbound leads and marketing generated opportunities
  • Drive the entire sales process by engaging with prospective customers, utilizing technology to perform individualized product demonstrations and then drive the negotiation and close of the sale within a week sale cycle
  • You will prepare and present personalized online software demonstrations via GoToMeeting; guiding your prospects through the WordStream solution and buying process
  • Achieve and exceed monthly revenue quotas while maintaining daily and weekly activity metrics
  • Leverage Salesforce.com to track sales activities and prioritize your day
  • Build and manage a strong pipeline of prospective customers and work with your management team to provide an accurate sales forecast
  • Sell to key decision makers within organizations who have paid advertising with Google, Facebook and Bing
  • In the role, you will receive initial onboarding and ongoing sales and product training including your Google AdWords Certifications to become a knowledgeable consultant in online advertising
  • Be part of a team that rewards and values professionalism, selling success and teamwork

Requirements

A little about you...

  • You have a Bachelors degree or comparable experience
  • Youve been crushing goals and making your numbers for 1-3 years in a fast paced and transactional sales environment
  • You are driven and competitive by nature
  • Youre technologically savvy and a fast learner
  • You can succeed individually but you also love to collaborate within a team environment to achieve set goals
  • You are well versed in Salesforce.com or other similar CRM systems
  • You are experienced in performing online product demonstrations via GoToMeeting or similar screen sharing solutions

Benefits

A little about our many benefits

  • Unlimited PTO (Trust and accountability-based)
  • Donation Matching and Volunteer Matching
  • Monthly company breakfasts
  • Standing desks, cold brew on tap, company-sponsored community events, and an A+ office setup
  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) & Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan & Company Match
  • Parental Leave (PPL), Family Medical Leave (FML), and Adoption Assistance
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Wellbeing & Wellness (Gym membership discounts, online wellness program membership

WordStream is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an innovative, digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to strengthening communities across our network. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 140 million people monthly with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services. Gannett brands include the USA TODAY and more than 260 daily local newspaper brands, digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, WordStream, and ThriveHive and U.K. media company Newsquest. There's never been a better time to join our talented team. Visit Gannett.com/Careers to learn more about our opportunities, and visit Gannett Privacy Policy to understand our privacy policy.


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Employee Testimonials

Tara Castagna WordStream
Tara Castagna
Senior Sales Team Lead
 
What you love about WordStream:

WordStream has given me the opportunity to work with Business Owners all over the world and help them increase their revenue from paid search advertising. Knowing I can help people save money and make more provides instant gratification, and is one of the many reasons I love what I do here.

Favorite Food:

Bacon 100%

Funny Fact:

On my second day of work at WordStream my dad showed up unexpectedly to “make sure the place was real”. I was humiliated.