Advertising Sales Executive - Agency Sales

New York, NY
Jun 12, 2017
Jul 12, 2017
Business Type
Contract Type
Full Time


According to Nielsen Scarborough, MetroMedia readership has grown 20% in 2016. Now MetroMedia has a rare opening on its National Sales Team to meet this growth by specifically focusing on agencies alone. We are looking for an enthusiastic self-starter with media advertising agency sales experience with a strong network of agency contacts. This professional will have the ability to strategically target these agencies to get their clients to advertise in one of the greatest digital and print platforms. The ideal candidate will have the ability to prospect, present well and know how to close.

Metro has been a global success story for two reasons; First, its entrepreneurial approach always creates cutting edge award winning products. Secondly, Metro allows its sales people to run their business and WE NEVER CAP EARNINGS. In other words, Metro sales people MAKE MONEY. Metro's entrepreneurial mindset encourages the creativity of our sales team in the development of advertising products that meet ever-evolving advertising needs of marketers. With its advanced digital platform – both proprietary and programmatic - MetroMedia has developed and expanded its products to target consumers wherever they are in the online environment. We now not only boast one of the fastest loading websites but we publish continuously throughout the day with fresh original content that our clients crave.

We boast one of the most competitive packages in the market. In addition to the competitive guaranteed base salary, our aggressive commission plan pays out the following month on sold and not paid ads. We also have quarterly catchup provisions that ensure that you get every chance to take full advantage of the plans. We even include premium commissions rates on our most progressive products. Our benefits include a 401(k) with a match through John Hancock and access to your own financial advisor. In addition to dental, our Blue Cross Blue Shield health plan includes cutting edge benefits like a 24 hour nurse line, and EAP, online doctors and reimbursement for qualifying health clubs. Yes of course we have Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), HRA and transit discounts if needed. We even have PAID MONTHLY PARKING and CELL REIMBURSMENT.

If you want to cash in on your hard work and terrific sales skills managing your own area of business in a growing company with a collaborative atmosphere, than send us a brief cover with your resume telling us why.


● Advertising sales experience with agencies and a strong agency network

● A warm and welcoming personality that encourages relationship building

● Professional creative problem solving attitude and strong presentation skills

● Proven track record of closing new business and maintaining current business

● Exceptional written/verbal communication skills

● Team-oriented, extremely motivated and able to work independently

● Entrepreneurial spirit

● BS/BA degree or equivalent preferred