In this exciting role, the business development executive will procure clients ranging from media publishers to NFL teams to musical performance artists and beyond. As the account manager looks for new opportunities and clients, they will be guided and supported by a team of professionals from Chesapeake Systems.
Specific duties include:
- Develop business and solution selling
- Consult and advise clients
Our compensation package includes a base salary with a generous commission structure and contributions toward benefits including: Employee Health Insurance; Dental Insurance; Continuing Education; Long-term Disability Insurance; Earned Leave Time; simple IRA Plan with Employer Matching; Employer sponsored social events.
Chesapeake Systems is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.
Qualifications & Skills
Are you a native inhabitant of the realm that exists between the worlds of media and technology? Do you consider yourself an entrepreneurial person with a drive to grow your book of business?
Chesapeake Systems, a Baltimore-based company that produces shared storage, media management and workflow automation systems for numerous industries from large-scale media enterprises to small businesses, has a unique opportunity for an entrepreneurial individual to serve in a business development / account manager role.
What we’re looking for
First and foremost, we are seeking someone with previous sales experience who is absolutely passionate and driven to excel in this niche industry. Far from a “sell, sell, sell!” atmosphere, we are very much about educating and assisting our clients, serving in an advisory and consultative role as we help them through their pain points and bottlenecks, and delivering solutions to our clients that help them succeed. Our goal is to empower our creative clients through every step of their demanding digital workflows. The person who fills this role will leverage their networking skills and proficiency in media and technology to identify prospective clients. They will consult and advise clients about the benefits of working for a company that harnesses the latest technology to assist with their demanding workflows. They will excel in developing business and solution selling.
What’s in it for you
This is an amazing opportunity to work with an exceptional team. You will have administrative support, access to a solutions architect and many other resources at your disposal as you work to build the business. You’ll be working with a company that every day pushes the boundaries in the rapidly changing world of media technology. This is a vastly untapped market, which will offer a great deal of potential for a person with a “go-getter” attitude.
Type: Full-Time position
*The account manager does not have to be located in Baltimore. We are open to candidates in proximity to the primary media production hubs throughout the United States.
- Must have previous sales or business development experience
- Knowledge and passion for media and technology
- Entrepreneurial spirit with a self-starter mentality
- Ability to network and build new relationships
- Travel will be required at times, the degree to which will be based on your location