Account Development Representative

Job Location(s) US-MA-Framingham
Job ID
2019-1606
Category
Sales
Unit
Sales
Employee Type
Regular Full-Time
Career Level
Entry-Level

Overview

IDG, a global media, data, and services company, is seeking a Account Development Representative to join the team in Framingham, MA.  Excellent benefits including health (medical, dental, and vision), 401k, and time off allocations are available to all employees starting day one of employment.  Upon joining IDG, you can expect a stable, consultative, and hard charging work environment along with an office culture that rewards, recognizes, and respects achievement.  We offer competitive salaries, an outstanding benefits package and an atmosphere dedicated to advancing our passion in providing cutting-edge advertising & marketing solutions for our clients.

 

The Account Development Representative role will be instrumental in helping us grow our client base.  In this role, you will be responsible for hunting new business and closing deals.  To succeed in this role, you must be a competitive self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced work environment. 

Responsibilities

  • Researching prospective clients to determine who may benefit from partnering with IDG, specifically targeting emerging technology companies with a strong focus on net new acquisition
  • Working with external business leaders to help them identify areas where IDG may be of value
  • Conducting cold calls, prospecting, and qualifying account opportunities
  • Develop a strong pipeline of new opportunities while also focusing on closing existing business opportunities
  • Territory & pipeline management including prospecting and activity, call reports, and forecasting
  • Clearly and articulately communicating information out to clients and internal colleagues to ensure a seamless, world class client experience

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1-3 years of prior direct sales, account management, or business development experience
  • Prior outbound cold-calling experience
  • Proven negotiation experience and the ability to obtain agreement from multiple parties throughout the entire sale process
  • Ability to build, nurture, and maintain strong relationships internally and externally
  • The ideal candidate is high-energy, resourceful, creative, and coachable
  • Self-starter who can work independently while also knowing when and how to successfully collaborate with peers
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and top-notch time management skills

Please be sure to upload a formatted version of your resume and cover letter during the application process.

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