Account Executive | VanderHouwen

Account Executive

Portland, Oregon

Direct Hire

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Job Id: 62677

Account Executive
As an Account Executive, you are responsible for prospecting, scheduling sales calls, executing sales calls, and qualifying customers (Hosts) to use the Management Platform to plan, sell, and host group trips with their audience. You work closely with Business Development, Account Management, Social, Marketing and Product teams. The ideal candidate is a results-oriented self-starter with a passion for travel and a knack for social media.

This position is hybrid – 5 weeks daily in office for training, then 2-3 days a week

Essential Functions:
Prospect online and across social media platforms to find potential customers.
Develop and execute strategies for acquiring new Hosts.
Sell to new customers by phone or video conference.
Use creative messaging and email automation to grow your pipeline of new business.
Identify Host key performance indicators within your assigned categories.
Optimize your pipeline to drive new qualified Hosts that result in repeat customers.
Work closely with the Account Management team to ensure smooth customer transitions.
Assume other duties and responsibilities as needed.
Achieve and exceed quarterly quota in new onboarded qualified Hosts.
Communicate Host feedback with the Product and Marketing departments.

A passion for travel, learning and exploration.
Strong work ethic and works well independently.
Efficiency and ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.
Experience working cross-functionally with various teams internally.
Integrity and a dedication to excellence.
Strong understanding of influencer marketing and social media landscape.
Exceptional communication skills.
Track record of achieving success.
Tenacity and resilience.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in Sales or Business Development.
Experience using a CRM (Hubspot preferred).
Experience using Asana.
Experience using Marketing Automation Platforms.

Salary: $62,000-65,000,DOE

Benefits are available to eligible full-time employees and can include coverage for medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with employer match, and wellness programs.

About VanderHouwen
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide. Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.


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