Account Director

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New York, NY

Posted Jan 5, 2024 - Requisition No. 122441

Smarter, Faster, and as always - First. That's our philosophy. Bloomberg Media empowers global business leaders with breaking news, expert opinion and proprietary data distributed on every platform, across every time zone. Like our products and solutions- our teams are agile, dynamic, and innovative. 
We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy for which we're known. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time.
Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities as around us, too. You can do amazing work here. Work you couldn't do anywhere else. It's up to you to make it happen. 
We’re looking for a dynamic, client-facing, senior sales professional to represent Bloomberg's complete multi-platform media offerings. We’ll trust you to build and manage relationships with new and existing clients. You will be responsible for managing strong relationships with clients in the consulting and professional services category.
You’ll deliver a growth mindset, think creatively, and utilize data driven decision making to satisfy each client. You’ll harness the power of our data and resources to maximize resonance and revenue while driving growth for our business. You’ll partner with our internal teams to create innovative and custom ad experiences that deliver on advertiser objectives. Are you up for the challenge?


  •  Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  •  5-7+ or more years of recent and relevant media sales experience
  •  Led revenue attainment through customer obsession. Track record of planning toward (including sales plans, pipelines, forecasting) and delivering revenue targets to achieve growth.
  •  Commitment to Customer Service: Coverage of the entire client and agency relationship at an account level. Significant focus on strong client relationships at all levels among client and agency partners. Embodying the consultative sales approach, this role will build trust and deep relationships to grow existing business relationships while also driving new opportunities.
  •  Led unprecedented cross discipline collaborations with other teams (product, marketing, planning) to execute, deliver, optimize, and renew programs. Responsible for creative thinking to deliver on the leading edge of ad innovation, data science, intellectual curiosity and thought leadership storytelling. Develop, generate and execute successful and renewed partnerships with sector specific clients. Excellent communication, collaboration, and negotiation skills. Internal and external communication at a highly productive and seamless level with multidisciplinary teams.
  •  Deep understanding of the media advertising landscape. Experience with the following desired: Cross platform solution selling (digital, video, audio, print, and events); Custom content production, development, and distribution; Measurement, Data and Analytics.


  •  Media sales experience in the professional services and consulting category.
  •  History of doing 7-figure deals with brands.
  •  Thorough understanding and effective articulation of Bloomberg’s value proposition, across products, offerings, and audiences.
  •  Be Ambitious. Be Generous, and lead by example – be an inclusive and supportive colleague, specifically when working with cross-functional teams.


Apply if you think we're a good match. We'll get in touch to let you know that the next steps are, but in the meantime feel free to have a look at: 
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Salary Range: 150,000 - 215,000 USD Annually + Benefits + Bonus

The referenced salary range is based on the Company's good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level.

We offer one of the most comprehensive and generous benefits plans available and offer a range of total rewards that may include merit increases, incentive compensation [Exempt roles only], paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, life insurance, and various wellness programs, among others. The Company does not provide benefits directly to contingent workers/contractors and interns.

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