| Account Executive/New Business |

Job Description >Firefly Digital is accepting applications from qualified candidates for an Account Executive/New Business. The applicant must be creative, energetic and a strategic thinker capable of identifying client needs. The position is a full-time position at Firefly’s Lafayette, LA office.

AE-BD-AdThe primary role of the Account Executive/New Business is to prospect for new clients by networking, responding to leads generated through advertising and other creative means within the target markets.  In addition to new client acquisition, the Account Executive/New Business is required to grow and retain existing accounts by developing solutions and presenting proposals to existing clients.

Strategic planning is a key part of this job description, since it is the Account Executive/New Business’ responsibility to develop the new business pipeline. The Account Executive/New Business will work with mid and senior level management, account managers, designers and technical staff.

Qualifications >Applicants must have excellent communication and negotiation skills.  Strong organizational skills are imperative along with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.  Applicant must also exhibit strong leadership skills with exceptional decision making ability.

 Ideal candidates will have a bachelor or associate degree in marketing, business or communication (…but not required), and a minimum of 2 years experience working in account management and customer service roles.  The Account Executive/New Business should understand and stay current with technology and related trends. The ability to quickly adapt and learn new skills along with a tenacious attitude, are required and key to success in this position.

 Firefly is a growing company and we’re looking for highly motivated, career-minded applicants. The position is a full-time position at Firefly’s Lafayette, LA office.

Compensation & Benefits >This position offers salary compensation, based on experience, plus commissions, with excellent benefit options, including health, vision and dental insurance, 401K, paid holidays and paid vacation.

How to Apply >To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume and references to [email protected]. Qualified candidates will be contacted and scheduled for interviews over the next few weeks until the position is filled.