Blend Images – Account Executive
Location: Seattle, WA
Status: Full Time
Blend Images is the world’s leading multiethnic commercial stock photography agency. We create vibrant, culturally relevant imagery for a changing visual marketplace. Owned and operated by 23 successful stock photographers, Blend Images has created a strong photographic community and company culture.
Blend is looking for a dynamic individual to lead direct sales activity, in the role of Account Executive.
Manage all aspects of direct sales activity of client-facing website, lead client development (including CRM) and sales development initiatives.
- Support and service clients in general site needs, research and other capacities
- Build client base through outbound sales activity, visitations and related industry events
- Evangelize product among commercial and editorial agencies, large and small
- Work with other internal functional groups to create marketing initiatives, related to direct sales activity and campaigns
- Develop CRM approach
- Define and implement direct sales promotions
- Negotiate pricing agreements
- Plan and execute sales strategy across vertical markets and territories
- 3-5+ years experience within the commercial stock photography industry, or complmentary experience
- Experience with media licensing, particularly commercial licensing
- Strong negotiating and outbound sales skills
- Prior success with sales development, or client development
- Proven track record of meeting or exceeding sales targets
- Strong communication skills, both oral and written
- Willingness to adapt in a small, fast growing business is essential
- Ability to work autonomously/self-motivated
- BA or Similar Degree Required
Base salary commensurate with experience plus commission. Blend Images provides a competitive package of health insurance, 401(k) retirement plan, and other benefits for all full-time employees.
Respond with cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Blend Images, LLC is an equal opportunity employer