Account Manager (Los Angeles or San Francisco)

  • Volta Charging
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Oct 09, 2020

Job Description

At Volta we’re on a mission to accelerate the adoption of the electric vehicle. Volta creates city-wide free electric vehicle charging networks in major metropolitan areas. Our charging networks are free-to-use, free to our property partners, and monetized through brand sponsorships and digital media content.
We are seeking an Account Manager to join our Media Sales Team to service the client’s day to day needs and ensure expected delivery and client satisfaction. Achieving profitable and sustainable market share growth within all accounts is essential, while catering to brand image and ensuring account target achievement. You must have a finger on the pulse of the industry and its competitive trends, be forward thinking, have strong attention to detail, and use your voice to surface suggestions and strategic ideas as we navigate a fast paced industry. 
This position can be based in San Francisco, New York, Chicago or Los Angeles and will report to the Head of Account Management.

Responsibilities

  • Support Media Sales Team in all day-to-day activities, helping to maintain account strategies and formalization, while understanding strategic account plans
  • Represent assigned accounts both externally and internally as an “ambassador” towards all functions by communicating projects, issues and opportunities across sales, product, engineering and operations teams (this includes providing market insight gained from third party measurement tools)
  • Maintain a high level of customer success, communication with clients, managing their needs at all times, including during the flight and post analysis/final billing
  • Apply understanding of client objectives, consumer behavior/motivations, marketing and brand principles to develop campaign strategy recommendations
  • Draft requests for proposals, presentations, inventory packages and various reports under deadline pressure, provide pricing guidelines and network impression availability while ensuring best practices are followed
  • Conduct follow-up calls for signed Insertion Orders, rate requests and creatives
  • Partner with Media Sales to develop and present new opportunities and renewal/retention efforts to clientsUpdate data and continually manage media sales tools, including Salesforce, Ayuda, and agency inventory records
  • Seek standardization and automation wherever possible
  • Calculate and track impression numbers for new charging stations; provide post campaign summary report for clients to ensure accurate billing

Qualifications

  • PASSION - passion for Volta, passion for sales, passion for success, passion for problem-solving
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred 2-3  years digital and traditional media sales support
  • Strong background in facilitating management for a large book of accounts with a high volume of sales
  • Highly entrepreneurial, team player with attention to detail and the motivation to exceed goal deadlines and absorb knowledge of Media Sales
  • Driven to achieve upward mobility towards a sales role with Volta
  • Excellent writing and communication skills with the ability to liaise internally and externally with a consultative yet enthusiastic approachConfidence with prospecting, presentation and selling skills while being friendly, engaging and adaptable to different work styles
  • Outstanding project and time management skills, proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Dropbox and Salesforce or similar CRM and both MAC and PC platforms

Sectors

Transportation

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