Senior New York Advertising Sales Executive

New York, United States Full-time Allows remote

What is Hornet?

Hornet is the fastest growing dating network for gay men in the world. We are a mobile location-based people discovery app with social features unseen in the competition. We connect 15 Million users worldwide and are growing rapidly. We lead with the best technology in the business while advocating for gay men and their health globally.

Position Summary:

Hornet is searching for an Ad Sales representative rockstar located in New York.  This Sales Rep will be contacting local businesses within the assigned region, as well as focusing on national advertising opportunities.  This exciting and challenging position will require identifying new advertising partners, establishing contracts with these partners, and maintaining current advertising partner relationships in a large geographic area. This individual must be highly organized to work in a company with employees across the globe all independently. Bonus points for previous experience in mobile, print or online media in the region

This role is for an independent contractor. Compensation includes agressive base salary and commissions.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Bring our unique brand message to a fast growing marketplace
  • Make presentations to the biggest brands in the region growing/maintaining advertising from current clients and finding new ones.
  • Connect on the local level with potential clients for advertising sales
  • Be able to promote Hornet and its various ad products in a clear, effective way
  • Maintain all aspects of client accounts on behalf of Hornet
  • Complete and utilize all tools provided by Hornet for contact management, invoicing and email.
  • Prosper in a startup environment with lots of room to grow.
  • Participate in weekly company calls

Skills, Experience and Education:

A college degree in communication, advertising, marketing, or mass media is preferred but not required.

Additional languages welcomed, especially fluency in French, Spanish, Portuguese

Sales experience and knowledge of advertising/marketing principles and concepts.

Friendly and outgoing, with excellent communication skills (including writing and public speaking).

Ability to learn quickly and work well with others in a fast-paced, team environment.

Ability to manage multiple projects and work assignments simultaneously under deadlines.

Ability to perform job responsibilities with little supervision.

Excellent customer service ethic and high quality of work.

Knowledge of advertising and sales promotion techniques.  

Proficient with the latest versions of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook) and Google Docs.The applicant will preferably have an understanding and experience of the gay dating landscape and be a Hornet user.

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