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Account Executive Recruitment

Sales and Advertising
Connecticut Post
2001004 Requisition #

“We must be alarmingly enterprising and startlingly original. We must be honest and fearless. And we must spark a revolution.” - William Randolph Hearst, 1887 


About Us: Join one of the nation’s largest diversified media and publication company! Hearst is a global media powerhouse, to outlets such as; ESPN, A&E, Car and Driver, Esquire, O The Oprah Magazine, ELLE, CT Post, New Haven Register, and many more. We have had a presence in Connecticut since 1755. We are a leader in the growing $50+ Billion Internet Advertising Industry alongside the ever-changing local advertising ecosystem, and we are committed to building an infrastructure to support the goals we are going to achieve to become THE Leader in local marketing.  


The Connecticut Media Group is investing in its salesforce and we want you to be a part of it!  

Advance your stellar Account Executive skills on a team serving top employment brands in hospitality, logistics, health care, and more! In this client-facing role, you will perform cold-calls in the field to generate new sales, while supporting existing clients, and conducting product demonstrations. You will work on strategy development, ad placement, and project management related to employer branding and recruitment marketing! 



  • Consult with clients as a strategy driver in the development of sourcing strategies, media plans and related reporting reflective of best practices in recruitment advertising. 

  • Manage, prioritize and respond to client and team needs in a way that demonstrates expertise, efficiency, and commitment. 

  • Identify leads, manage prospects and acquire new business. 

  • Proactively and consultatively expand current client relationships. 

  • Keep current on best practices and trends related to talent acquisition, recruitment marketing, and employer branding. 

  • Regularly meet with clients, in person or on calls, to discuss initiative status and next steps. 

  • Prepare proposals, presentations, briefs, orders and reports. 

  • Meet established goals and sales quotas. 



  • Bachelor's degree in a related field of study from a four-year college or university 

  • Self-driven to succeed equally for clients and the team 

  • 4+ years' experience in cold calling sales with strong track record of success! 

  • Strong presentation, negotiation, and closing skills 

  • Self-motivated and able to work independently to meet or exceed goals 

  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and keen attention to detail 



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