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Senior Account Executive - Canada

Sales | Toronto, Canada

Job Description


Turn delivers real-time insights that transform the way leading advertising agencies and marketers make decisions. Our cloud applications and Internet-scale architecture work together to provide a complete picture of customers, execute cross-channel campaigns, and connect with a worldwide ecosystem of over 100 partners. Turn is headquartered in Silicon Valley with offices in Amsterdam, Charlotte, Chicago, Dallas, Hamburg, Hong Kong, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Sydney and Sao Paolo. For more information, visit or follow @turnplatform.

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As part of the international expansion, Turn is looking to hire a Senior Account Executive in Canada.


The Senior Account Executive will have a proven experience of advertising solutions and tech/IT selling, within the Internet advertising market.  Strong knowledge of market dynamics and strong industry contacts are required.

As a part of a well knit, cohesive Sales and Account Management team, the Senior Account Executive will also work closely and collaboratively with the Client Services, Business Development, and Product teams to close new accounts and deliver best of breed customer service. The Senior Account Executive will play a key role in driving revenue and implementing strategies to support ongoing client product needs. As an integral part of the Sales and Account Management team you will be responsible for educating advertisers, agencies and publishers about all aspects of our next generation tools and how they can be leveraged to solve their goals and objectives.

This role will be based in Canada and will be focused on promoting adoption of Turn suite of Media and Technology products in Canada and potentially other Canadian markets. The candidate will help build and oversee the pipeline identifying those partners who fit the ideal client profile.

Required Skills

  • Demonstrable track record in developing relationships with direct advertisers, advertising agencies and publishers. Highly effective in high-level client contacts (CEO, CTO, Commercial and Sales Directors, Technical Directors) but also capable to interact with Ad Operations teams (Campaign Managers, Analysts)
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills and proven record of closing contracts within a certain timeframe
  • Self-starter capable of thriving in a startup environment
  • Excellent presentation skills (both to large groups as well as 1 to 1).
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
  • Strong consultative sales skills, relationship building, and customer services skills
  • Ability to develop a pipeline of clients from scratch and be highly organized
  • Ability to partner with Client Services team and other internal groups to provide the best customer experience for our clients

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 4 years experience in selling digital marketing platforms to direct advertisers, advertising agencies and publishers
  • Proven track record with large agencies, direct clients and publishers — past success and established relationships.
  • Strong understanding of online advertising technologies and landscape trends

Desired Education

  • 5+ years experience in Media Sales / Tech Sales / Account Management in digital or online advertising preferred
  • BA/BS degree preferred with a strong academic record or relevant combination of education and experience

Location: Toronto, Canada

In addition to our great environment, we offer a competitive base salary, bonus program, stock options, employee development programs and other comprehensive benefits. Please send a cover letter along with your resume when applying to the position of interest located at We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. No phone calls and no recruiting agencies, please.