Media Account Executive

NYC preferred or surrounding area

About the Role
We are looking for a Media Account Executive who wants to play a major role in the fast-growing media startup. As a Media Account Executive you’ll be responsible for sourcing, pitching, and closing advertising deals, concentrating on blue chip financial firms with both agency partners and brand direct contacts. You’ll work closely with our Revenue team to craft creative and effective advertising campaigns that resonate with our readers and drive value for our advertising partners.


  • Serving as an “evangelist” for The Daily Upside externally; clearly articulating the company’s unique value proposition to our advertising partners
  • Create, maintain, and sustain relationships with media agencies, creative agencies, and clients – with a sharp focus on financial brands
  • Maintain and grow relationships with existing client direct advertisers
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and competition to identify new opportunities for growth
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the digital media industry, specifically Newsletters
  • Represent The Daily Upside at industry events, entertaining clients and serving as a brand ambassador
  • Manage sales activity using HubSpot
  • Meet and exceed quarterly and annual revenue targets


  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in ad sales, media sales, media planning or buying or a related field
  • Financial services experience preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills
  • A creative, strategic, and enterprising mindset
  • A passion for the media space, especially Digital and Newsletter space, and excitement to represent The Daily Upside and our mission to make business and finance news fun and accessible!


  • Competitive salary and commission structure. Salary for the role is commensurate with experience and depends on several factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO, paid holidays
  • Work from anywhere with a good internet connection in NYC or surrounding area
  • Opportunity to work with a fun and passionate team and be a stakeholder in building something truly special in the media industry
  • Regular team outings (virtual or in-person)

If you’re a go-getter who loves to close deals, build relationships, and have fun doing it, we’d love to hear from you! Send us your resume and a brief message on why you’d be the perfect fit for this role to