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StepLeader, Inc. – Corporate offices located in Raleigh, North Carolina - this position is located in the Greater Chicago area.

Job Description

Position Overview

As a founding member of our Sales team, we’ll rely on you to build business with leading media companies and advertisers in the greater Chicago Area. This is a unique opportunity for a smart and entrepreneurial mobile ad sales executive generator to have a major impact in an emerging technology. You should feel comfortable in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, be excited about inspiring advertisers and selling original opportunities to them, and be passionate about the mobile ad space.


  • Identify, pitch, and close Mobile ad sales deals with advertisers
  • Prepare pitch materials and present to executive levels of organizations
  • Lead negotiations, coordinate complex decision-making processes, and overcome objections to closure
  • Manage pipeline with CRM tools
  • Provide accurate sales forecasts and report to management in a timely and consistent manner
  • Share customer feedback and insights with internal partners

Desired Skills & Experience

Professional qualifications

  • 5-7 years of media sales experience specializing in digital mobile media
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate and close complex and original ad deals
  • Track record creating entrepreneurial sales strategies
  • Strong English language communication skills, written and verbal required 
  • Ability to manage cross-department relationships
  • Experience working with technology and digital media products

Skills Required

  • Strong PowerPoint presentation and Google application skills
  • Familiarity with Salesforce.com, or equivalent preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Drive and demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Proficiency in quickly shifting priorities and learning new skills
  • Motivated and ability to work independently

Company Description

About StepLeader, Inc.

Media companies and advertisers are in the midst of a digital storm, and StepLeader offers expertise and seamlessly integrates with existing interfaces to engage local audiences and ignites new revenue streams.

Our Partners

Hundreds of preeminent local media companiespartner with StepLeader to share their timely, relevant content via user-friendly mobile websites, apps, video channels and SMS marketing tools.

Advertisersturn to StepLeader to access highly targetable audiences via mobile or internet-connected TVs. We support a wide array of targeting and tracking options.


About StepLeader, Inc.

StepLeader, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. StepLeader, Inc. recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.


Additional Information






Sales - Client Facing


Internet, Online Media, Consumer Services

Job Category:

Advertising and Media

Career Level:

Management (Manager/Director)

Job Type:

Full Time/Permanent