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Company Overview

IrishCentral is the leading Irish digital media company in North America, providing political, current affairs, entertainment, and historical commentary to the Irish throughout the world. The business caters to 34 million Irish Americans and 70 million Irish diaspora.

IrishCentral was founded in 2009 by Niall O’Dowd and has a proud history of social and community engagement. Mr. O’Dowd has been an advocate for the global Irish community for over 30 years. In 2016, IrishCentral was purchased by a consortium of investors led by Liam Lynch, a New York-based venture capitalist and investor in digital companies, including a number of Irish technology companies and media start-ups. Mr. Lynch is also the founder of Studio VC, a venture capital fund focused on entrepreneurs and small companies with breakout potential. His minority co-investors in IrishCentral are Irish American business leaders. Headquartered in New York City with an ancillary office in Dublin and contributing writers from around the United States and Ireland, IrishCentral is at the center of major news announcements affecting the Irish community.  The IrishCentral team is dedicated to connecting the Irish throughout the world and creating an online platform where all Irish can feel at home.

Job Offers:


Senior Account Executive

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To drive and grow new business revenue from advertisers and their agencies by aligning their marketing objectives with Irish Central’s niche and highly engaged audience
  • This position is a client-facing sales role that requires deep industry knowledge, a broad and deep set of relationships (e.g., in areas such as liquors, beverages, travel, tourism), and a proven ability to close digital advertising sales
  • Prospecting, cold calling, and development of new sales opportunities
  • Creation of client-focused sales plans to meet/exceed goals in conjunction with Key Account development

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES FOR SUCCESS:

  • The right candidate is aggressive and resourceful and must enjoy working in a highly entrepreneurial environment
  • Highly creative individuals who are looking for ways to be creative and lead the market
  • The position requires outstanding sales and communication skills

EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years sales experience, with experience in media, native and sponsorships preferable
  • Professional demeanor, and excellent verbal & written communication and customer service skills
  • Successful track record working with teams on major accounts
  • Digital sales, Native advertising, Sponsorships and CRM experience a must

Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]


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