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Account Executive – Sales

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We are seeking an account executive to develop and maintain client relationships by providing keynote speakers and entertainers for:

  • association conferences and conventions
  • speaker & lecture series
  • university events
  • some corporate events

While this industry is fun, it takes a lot of work to be successful. We’re a progressive company looking for a unique person who is hungry to learn and succeed. Although not required, if you have experience in the speaking industry, event planning, entertainment /publishing, or B2B sales, that’s a plus. We’re looking for a sales person who aspires to BE AMAZING.

SOME functions of the position Include:

  • Acquire and keep clients
  • Learn and maintain knowledge of: keynote speakers and industry trends
  • Comfortable using a database, keeping up-to-date and clear notes on clients and speakers
  • Make recommendations of keynote speakers and quote fees to clients
  • Ability to negotiate and close a deals with clients and speakers
  • Be logical in decision making
  • Attend and contribute to: sales meetings, training, and marketing efforts
  • Make outbound calls/emails to build business (as well as build clients through referrals)
  • Marketing to clients using email, print, and social media

KEY INGREDIENTS TO BE AMAZING IN THIS POSITION

  • responsible and have integrity
  • motivated for success
  • great communication with people
  • confident
  • natural ability to generate business
  • can work independently
  • have an eye for detail
  • not afraid to ask questions and learn
  • having a 2-3 years of a successful sales background is a plus

CAN YOU BE AMAZING?

  1. Do you have the verbal, written and intellectual acumen to effectively communicate with celebrities, sports stars, thought leaders, political pundits, corporate executives, best-selling authors, entrepreneurs, entertainers, and seasoned agents?
  2. Do you have the aspiration for making a positive impact in people’s lives?
  3. Are you a people person?
  4. Are you assertive and confident?

If you are looking for a long-term, financially and personally fulfilling, lifetime career, and are willing to dedicate all your energies and resources to achieve it, then we might be a fit.

Salary

Compensation: Salary, plus Commissions, 401K, health, bonuses, Full Time

Additional Information

This job is to work in our South Orange, New Jersey office (if you live in NYC, it’s a 30 minute reverse train-commute on NJ Transit). We are a block from the train station in South Orange.

Please submit a resume AND an original cover letter stating why you think you’re a fit for Eagles Talent. No phone calls please. Kindly send an email to sheldon@eaglestalent.com for more information.

Eagles Talent Speakers Bureau is a well-established and very respected company (30-plus years). Our sales team books engagements for the top thought leaders, business entrepreneurs, sports stars, celebrities, political pundits, inspiring people, and entertainers.

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