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Sales Account Executive

Hire Better Salespeople in Saint Louis, MO, USA

Creatives on Call is looking for an experienced Sales Executive who has demonstrated great, high-level success in selling creative business solutions and innovative technology platforms to Managers, Directors and Top Executives of large corporations, professional firms and manufacturers, Fortune 1000, and medium to small-sized companies. Our ideal candidate has recent and robust marketing/creative and/or digital business experience. This individual will be responsible for producing $500K in annualized new business their first year while also cultivating current relationships and growing Creatives’ existing book of business with an expectation of retaining +90%.

They must have experience with selling high-end business services in complex sales environments and must be driven to consistently prospect, qualify and “win” new accounts within a 3-6-month sales cycle within a regularly competitive market. They also must be comfortable making cold calls, and calling on and reaching decision-makers to uncover business needs, the actual budget and to gain commitment. A successful Sales Executive will create, cultivate and convert leads through various sources including; outbound calling efforts, networking, referrals and introductions from sourced leads and social selling techniques to grow the sales pipeline. Additional responsibilities for this executive include sourcing, connecting and networking with potential candidates for Creatives on Call helping them to find the right position when the ideal opportunity arises.

Our company creates unique, customer-centric solutions that have provided creatives to several Fortune 500 companies and more than 800 organizations throughout the Midwest. We are key players in the design, digital marketing and communication industries with our talent management network and solutions. Creatives on Call is an organization where sales professionals face and handle pressure to succeed and produce best in class results.

Our ideal Sales Executive is a self-starter, highly motivated, coachable, success-driven and passionate, builds strong relationships, is a high achiever who works well with teammates, and manages themselves to extraordinary results. They must demonstrate regularly that they are persistent, resilient, adaptable, consultative, have excellent problem-solving, analytical and listening skills, and have a strong desire and commitment to succeed in selling. The perfect candidate takes responsibility, has goals, is self-confident, decisive, is a strong negotiator, and is willing to celebrate wins while learning from losses.

To our best candidates – we offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which includes:

  • Competitive Salary Structure
  • $70-80K base (dependent on experience) plus commissions
  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability/Life Insurance
  • Simple IRA and HSA Plan

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of successful sales and business development experience in creative industries such as;
  • advertising, marketing, print, digital media, or graphic design
  • College degree preferred
  • Staffing business development experience preferred
  • Candidates must be willing to travel up to 20% of the time- this opportunity is located out of St. Louis but may require that you travel to surrounding areas and the other markets Creatives on Call currently service.

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