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Account Executive (Political & Advocacy)



Sales & Business Development
United States
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023
StackAdapt is a self-serve advertising platform that specializes in multi-channel solutions including native, display, video, connected TV, audio, in-game, and digital out-of-home ads. We empower hundreds of digitally-focused companies to deliver outcomes and exceptional campaign performance everyday. StackAdapt was founded with a vision to be more than an advertising platform, it’s a hub of innovation, imagination and creativity.
This Account Executive (AE) role is a combination of sales activities and customer relationship management, specific to our political and advocacy vertical. Reporting to one of our Political Sales Directors, you’ll be responsible for both growing existing business and closing new programmatic advertising revenue from political & advocacy media buyers. A successful AE must have a strong background working in political media. They must also have a clear understanding of goals, objectives, KPIs and exposure to solutions that are important to political media buyers. You’ll work closely with StackAdapt Account Managers to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new campaign strategies and solutions to clients, and building strong relationships.
StackAdapt is a remote first company. We are open to candidates located anywhere in the US for this position.

What you'll be doing:

  • Identifying, pitching, and closing platform sales deals with political media buyers
  • Working closely with management/product teams to get products specified and built
  • Manage existing client relations and seek account growth opportunities
  • Working with your dedicated StackAdapt Account Manager to grow and retain existing accounts by presenting new campaign strategies and solutions to clients, and building strong relationships

What you'll bring to the table:

  • Digital advertising sales experience - programmatic is a plus!
  • Experience working with political & advocacy campaigns with strong understanding of common goals and KPIs and exposure to political media solutions across data, measurement and attribution
  • Utilized various CRM tools to build a robust pipeline and ensured ongoing client satisfaction, renewal and opportunity discovery
  • Experience building client pitch decks (and the associated research) to close new business and track record of success in a quota carrying environment
  • Ability to grasp and communicate technical concepts and platform-based knowledge
  • Willing to travel to meet with clients within their region

StackAdapters enjoy:

  • Highly competitive salary + commission structure
  • 401K matching
  • 3 weeks vacation + 3 personal care days + 1 Culture & Belief day + birthdays off
  • Access to a comprehensive mental health care platform
  • Health benefits from day one of employment
  • Work from home reimbursements
  • Optional global WeWork membership for those who want a change from their home office
  • Robust training and onboarding program
  • Coverage and support of personal development initiatives (conferences, courses, etc)
  • Access to StackAdapt programmatic courses and certifications to support continuous learning
  • An awesome parental leave policy
  • A friendly, welcoming, and supportive culture
  • Our social and team events!
StackAdapt is a diverse and inclusive team of collaborative, hardworking individuals trying to make a dent in the universe. No matter who you are, where you are from, who you love, follow in faith, disability (or superpower) status, ethnicity, or the gender you identify with (if you’re comfortable, let us know your pronouns), you are welcome at StackAdapt. If you have any requests or requirements to support you throughout any part of the interview process, please let our Talent team know.
About StackAdapt
We've been recognized for our diverse and supportive workplace, high performing campaigns, award-winning customer service, and innovation. We've been awarded:
2023 Best Workplaces for Women by Great Place to Work®
2023 Best Workplaces in Canada by Great Place to Work®