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HowStuffWorks - East Coast Vice President of Sales

HowStuffWorks is adding an East Coast Vice President of Sales to our team.

Location – Prefer candidates live in the New York area
Learn more about HowStuffWorks at

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Aggressively prospect, develop, and close leads using a variety of sources.
  • Work directly with business discuss and understand their needs and then develop customized solutions to drive leads to their business.
  • Own entire sales process from prospecting to completion of the sale
  • Ability to utilize technology to engage clients.
  • Meet and exceed individual daily, weekly and monthly sales goals.
  • Consultative selling of our marketing solutions by understanding clients’ advertising needs and developing the ideal marketing solution for each
  • Closing deals towards your annual sales goals
  • Research, fill out, and present RFPs
  • Work with internal teams to ensure client satisfaction and of upsells of renewals.
  • Owning and fostering relationships across direct and agencies to drive revenue growth
  • Continual self-education on industry news and trends
  • Producing regular forecasts and call reports to keep the organization and senior management informed of all account activity
  • Participating in the development of long-term growth strategy for accounts


  • Strong business development focus, willing to prospect and uncover new potential digital advertisers and drive to develop opportunities from prospect level through to deal close.
  • An understanding and passion for the digital world we live in including social media and digital advertising
  • Individually driven to work in a highly competitive environment where success is the only option.
  • Build and lead a team. Continually adapt processes, strategies, and support as group matures.
  • Ability to collaborate, think strategically and develop key messaging/positioning
  • Strong communication, presentation, development and delivery skills. Ability to translate technical concepts for less-technically minded colleagues & clients
  • Exceptional attention to detail and highly organized with the ability to lead and/or manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Overall Minimum Experience: 5 - 8 years in sales at a brand and/or agency

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