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Sales Lead- Yahoo Finance



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
Remote, OR, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023
The largest business and financial news site in the world, with unrivaled access to data, insights and original editorial content.


  • Identify and prioritize high-potential target clients in the Financial Services category, and other key industries on the East Coast
  • Develop and execute a sales strategy to meet or exceed revenue targets through the sale of bespoke ad deals

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, from prospecting to contract execution and beyond

  • Develop deep knowledge of the financial industry, including trends, challenges and key players

  • Create and present proposals that address the client’s specific business objectives and marketing challenges

  • Collaborate closely with the product and marketing teams to ensure that bespoke ad deals are tailored to meet the client’s needs

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 10+ years of sales experience in the advertising industry, with a focus on direct sales

  • Deep understanding of the financial industry, including the ability to speak knowledgeably about market trends, regulatory developments and client challenges

  • Strong track record of success in meeting or exceeding sales targets

  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong client relationships

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex ideas and develop compelling proposals

  • Experience presenting to existing and prospective clients

  • Ability to understand and leverage insights

  • Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to manage multiple client relationships and opportunities

Yahoo is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category. Yahoo is dedicated to providing an accessible environment for all candidates during the application process and for employees during their employment. If you need accessibility assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability, please submit a request via the Accommodation Request Form (www.yahooinc.com/careers/contact-us.html) or call 408-336-1409. Requests and calls received for non-disability related issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

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The compensation for this position ranges from $174,105.00 - $378,460.00/yr and will vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. The compensation package may also include incentive compensation opportunities in the form of discretionary annual bonus or commissions, in addition to equity incentives. Yahoo provides industry-leading benefits including healthcare, 401K savings plan, company holidays, vacation, sick time, parental leave and an employee assistance program. Eligibility requirements apply.

Yahoo has a high degree of flexibility around employee location and hybrid working. In fact, our flexible-hybrid approach to work is one of the things our employees rave about. Most roles don’t require specific regular patterns of in-person office attendance. If you join Yahoo, you may be asked to attend (or travel to attend) on-site work sessions, team-building, or other in-person events. When these occur, you’ll be given notice to make arrangements.

If you’re curious about how this factors into this role, please discuss with the recruiter.

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