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Funding20M-50M USD
IndustryWeb 2.0, E-commerce, Advertising, Social Networking
View full company profile Account Executive, Online Ad Sales (Chicago, IL)

at Trulia in Shhhh...   —   Jul 16, 2014   |  
San Francisco-based Trulia Inc. ( is a leading national real estate search engine that helps people find homes for sale, research neighborhoods, and connect with real estate professionals. Trulia is also an invaluable tool for real estate professionals looking to market their listings, view real estate data, and promote their services.

Trulia is currently seeking a rockstar Account Executive in the Greater Chicago Area to join our New York-based online media sales team. You will be responsible for generating new business, presenting Trulia display advertising opportunities to advertising agencies and Fortune 500 brands, closing new accounts, and working closely with internal management and clients and to ensure an advertiser's success. As a fast growing online company, Trulia offers plenty of opportunity for personal and professional growth as we double in size over the next year.

This position is a key revenue driver for Trulia, with the ultimate task of executing an aggressive sales strategy, reflected by a similarly aggressive compensation plan.
2-3+ years sales experience selling search, banner ads, and/or internet ad space.
Advertising agency, national brand and direct marketer related experience, contacts and relationships.
Ability to hit the ground running and close deals quickly.
Working knowledge of CPC, CPM, CPA pricing models.
Strong sales skills including prospecting, forecasting, pitching, presenting, and closing large deals.
Proven track record at business planning and achieving measurable goals.
Create dynamic, complex, highly targeted proposals customized to the specific needs of the agency and/or brand.
Contract negotiation experience.
Outstanding people skills. Strong in-person, written and oral communication skills.
Strong organizational and analytic skills.
Self motivated with a strong ability to support and motivate others.
Ability to work well under pressure and proven ability to meet deadlines.
Adept at managing multiple tasks simultaneously, and excellent self-management skills.
Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and internet proficiency a must.
B.S. or B.A. degree, preferably in Marketing or Business Administration, or equivalent.
Nice to have:
Previous experience using or similar CRM is highly desirable.
Versed in Double-click (DART) or similar online advertising servers.
Very Competitive Base Salary with Uncapped Commissions
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