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Account Executive, Events, Chicago

Our client is a brand and experience agency. Their speciality is creating in creating meaningful brand experiences for top agencies, exhibit houses and brands. They make things happen by using innovative, immersive approach to marketing/branding.

They are currently seeking an experienced Account Executive to join their Chicago based team. This position is responsible for business development with new and existing clients. The right person for the sales team will be flexible in order to get the job done with the ability to balance creativity and good analytical skills to stay focused on results.



  • Pursue leads,prospect potential clients
  • Maintain and build client relationships
  • Identify selling opportunities
  • Manage client communication (email, phone, face-to-face)
  • Develop sales pitches, capabilities presentations, strategic and written proposals
  • Negotiate terms and conditions, and prepare and execute detailed contracts, agreements
  • Seek Management’s input and approval of non-standard terms
  • Work effectively with members of internal and external Account and Production teams, to develop client-specific action plans
  • Clearly communicate strategic initiatives
  • Prepare sales forecasts, lead and reports as required
  • Contribute feedback and ideas
  • Represent the company as a leading solution provider
  • Take an active role in industry associations. (For example, local chapters of IAEM, MPI, PCMA, ASAE, EDPA)



  • Minimum of one year proven sales experience in the trade exhibit industry
  • Demonstrated capability at new customer acquisition and client retention/growth
  • Ability to conceptualize and create opportunities for growth
  • Ability to effectively build and manage a sales pipeline
  • Skill in handling a high volume of market research, cold calling, appointment setting, strategic networking and closing of accounts to achieve revenue goals
  • Microsoft Office skills to successfully perform the selling, planning, and reporting responsibilities of the position


Location: Chicago (Northern Suburbs)

Salary: $50K-$75K + Commission

Ref#: 1061

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  • Sales

    Account Executive,
    Account Director,
    Corporate Accounts,
    Business Development,
    Sales Manager

  • Creative

    Exhibition, Experience,
    3 Dimensional, Experiential,
    Graphic, Design Director, Creative Director

  • Project Support

    Account Management, Project Management, Estimating, Detailing, Drafting, Engineering

  • Production

    Warehouse Management, Shop Foreman, Purchasing Agent, I & D Supervisor, Field Services

  • Operations

    Director of Operations, Operations Manager, VP of Operations

  • Management

    VP, CEO, COO, Director

  • Miscellaneous