Account Executive, Entertainment (NY or LA), The Daily Beast - She Runs It

Account Executive, Entertainment (NY or LA), The Daily Beast

By She Runs It

Account Executive, Entertainment

Company: The Daily Beast
Location: NYC or LA

Company Description:

The Daily Beast delivers award-winning original reporting and sharp opinion from big personalities in the arenas of politics, pop-culture, world news, and more. Fiercely independent and armed with irreverent intelligence, we now reach more than 20 million readers per month. We are based in New York and are an operating business of IAC.

Job Description:

The Daily Beast is seeking a highly motivated Account Executive in the NY or LA market for an unique opportunity to maintain and drive revenue growth within our Entertainment vertical nationally. The Account Executive will be responsible for maintaining existing relationships with agency and client partners, in addition to driving revenue growth within key areas of the industry. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Meeting and exceeding revenue goals while surpassing internal KPIs set by management
  • Being an expert in the full suite of products and advertising solutions across The Daily Beast portfolio
  • Selling programs which include custom narratives, digital video, podcasting and events
  • Building and managing an individual pipeline to exceed personal sales targets through direct partnerships and programmatic deals
  • Delivering quality customer service to our entertainment brand partners through effective communication and timely deliveries
  • Serving as a trusted consultant to partners by bringing them solution-oriented recommendations and strategies to solve challenges and exceed expectations
  • Partnering with Marketing and Shared Services internally to identify and build solutions to generate leads, convert opportunities, and drive a repeatable revenue stream
  • Prospecting for new programmatic revenue streams in assigned territory
  • Maintaining existing relationships at all levels with current agency and client partners while assisting the team on expanding the entertainment vertical’s scope


  • 3+ years of digital media experience within an agency or at a publisher
  • An ambitious, self-starter attitude
  • Ability to work in a faced-paced environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Understanding of programmatic landscape
  • A solution-oriented mindset to handle objections
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Willingness to travel once the global pandemic has subsided
  • Experience working with entertainment brands is a plus

Additional Information:

The Daily Beast is a globally recognized publication at IAC HQ in pristine Chelsea in New York City. Being part of IAC, we are able to provide you some of the best in benefits. We offer discretionary vacation (as in take what you need with approval for all exempt and non-guild employees), tuition reimbursement, 401(k) matching, We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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