Jobs: Account Executive

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 complementary 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:

 Blend Images, LLC is an equal opportunity employer

Marco | Editor

Editor at large and founder of a bunch of stockphoto businesses

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