Account Executive

Account Executive

SourceKnowledge is the leading video advertising private exchange in Canada. Brands and agencies trust SourceKnowledge to offer the largest video ad inventory, ensure brand safety and viewability, as well as push the envelope for multi-platform presence by being the authority on emerging technologies such as Connected TV. SourceKnowledge reaches 9.8 million unique users in Canada and 81 million unique users in the United States (comScore, September 2013). Founded in 2009, SourceKnowledge is located in Montreal and has clients around the world.

Job Description

SourceKnowledge is seeking an Account Executive to sell video and display internet advertising to agencies and brands directly. This position requires an action-oriented leader that is tenacious and passionate about building new relationships, working in a team environment and closing sales objectives.

Ideal candidates will have 2-5 years sales experience, be a self-starter, with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, excellent verbal and written communication skills, competitive spirit, friendly and high-energy personality, strong organizational skills, and a passion to acquire new business. Experience in the digital advertising industry is a bonus but not mandatory.


1. Achieves new client acquisition goal and expands current client base

2. Works closely with sales group to establish and execute the overall sales strategy

3. Operates with the highest level of ethics and integrity while promoting and articulating the company’s vision, mission and values

4. Solicits customers through telephone, email, Skype and in-person presentations

5. Creates and proposes advertising recommendations that best suit customer needs

6. Prepares accurate advertising contracts on behalf of company

7. Completes all sales related paperwork including reports, traffic, credit applications, etc

8. Stays abreast of competitive conditions



  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business or equivalent experience
  • Excellent communication skills, with the capability of clearly articulating the company’s value proposition into effective sales presentations and meetings
  • Proven ability to establish and cultivate interpersonal relationships both internally and externally
  • Expert with computer software and technology. Must have love of all things internet

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Date Posted:
Oct 7, 2014 1:40 PM PDT

Montréal, Québec, Canada

SourceKnowledge is a leading programmatic marketplace for video advertising with 250 million uniques in North America. Brands and agencies trust SourceKnowledge to offer the largest video ad inventory, ensure brand safety and viewability, as well as deliver at scale on desktop, mobile devices and Connected TV. Founded in 2009, SourceKnowledge is a Top 20 ranked video ad marketplace (comScore,... more