Account Executive, Primary (Washington DC)

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WHAT WE DO MATTERS:

Here at The Knot Worldwide, we believe in doing work that matters. In 16 countries around the world, our leading family of brands (The Knot, WeddingWire, Bodas, Hitched, The Bash, The Bump, and more) inspire, inform, and celebrate our communities as they move through life’s milestones. Our couples and business partners depend on us. They're all in. So are we.

ABOUT THE ROLE & OUR TEAM:

We've got the role for you where you can build, grow, learn and earn! Account Executives are tasked with hitting monthly sales goals by engaging with wedding professionals in a variety of categories virtually nationwide. Using a consultative sales process, our Account Executives build rapport with business owners to advise them on best practices and how to stay ahead of technology and industry trends through The Knot and WeddingWire brands’ advertising platforms.

Our Account Executives are independent, highly-motivated and can successfully achieve monthly sales goals. They excel in creating connections, building rapport with business owners and decision makers, and understanding their goals and needs. The New Business Sales team builds valuable partnerships with wedding professionals and drives meaningful success to businesses.

We are currently hiring for start classes in June & July 2022. Apply today to secure your spot on the team!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently meet and exceed monthly quotas as well as daily activity expectations
  • Successfully manage a sales pipeline from start to finish
  • Make a high volume of sales calls on a daily basis
  • Build and maintain strong rapport over the phone with potential clients to uncover prospect needs and give a strong, crisp and on-point presentation over the phone
  • Be persistent - consistently follow up with potential clients to negotiate contracts and close agreements to maximize profits
  • Ability to organize work day and be proactive with time management
  • Track notes on all interactions and keep opportunities in your pipeline up to date in Salesforce
  • Collaborate with other team members including those in other departments

SUCCESSFUL ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE CANDIDATES ARE:

  • Highly motivated to achieve their earning potential
  • Comfortable making sales calls with an excellent phone presence
  • Extremely organized and have a proven ability to exceed performance goals
  • Confident and enthusiastic when presenting information to decision makers
  • Equipped with excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong ability to engage and persuade
  • People who thrive in a fast-paced, competitive team environment
  • Self-confident, energetic and enthusiastic when managing high volume transactions, dialing and identifying decision makers
  • Naturally curious, passionate and have a strong desire to learn

IT'S A BONUS IF:

  • You have media, advertising or inside sales experience
  • You have experience with Salesforce.com or another CRM system
  • You have a proven track record of consistent performance and the ability to hit and exceed a quota

#LI-BR1

At The Knot Worldwide, we believe you are more than a resume and invite you to go for it, take the leap of faith, and apply for this job if it sparks your passion to join TKWW and make a difference!   

WHAT WE LOVE ABOUT YOU:

  • You Dream Big. You iterate and experiment to drive innovation.
  • You Love Our Users. You keep our global community at the center of everything you do.
  • You Do the Right Thing. You strengthen your team through respect, fairness, and inclusion.
  • You Hustle Every Day. You favor urgency and own your outcomes. 
  • You Win Together. People are at the heart of our success and you play as a team.

WHAT YOU LOVE ABOUT US:

We believe in a wide range of holistic offerings to support our employees so that they can live our values day in and day out. From mental wellbeing, physical health and financial planning, to engaging perks and discounts, we are in the business of celebrating and supporting the Moments that Matter both in and out of the “office”. We offer flexible vacation, generous parental leave and prioritize initiatives that support the growth, development, and happiness of our people.

​​TKWW’s approach to the future of work: At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, TKWW pivoted all global employees to remote work while prioritizing physical and mental wellbeing. While the majority of our global offices are open and available at this time, all TKWW employees have the ability to work remotely full time through the length of 2022. Upon entering our “new normal”, TKWW will pilot a hybrid work model where employees will have additional flexibility. (Note: employees who were hired into remote positions will continue to work fully remotely.)

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US Notice: The Knot Worldwide provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability. In addition to federal law requirements, The Knot Worldwide complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. The Knot Worldwide expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

More Information on The Knot Worldwide
The Knot Worldwide operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Chevy Chase, MD, Norwalk, CT, New York, NY, Omaha, NE and Austin, TX. The Knot Worldwide was founded in 2018. It has 989 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, 401(K), Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days and Company Outings. To see all 70 open jobs at The Knot Worldwide, click here.
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