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Account Executive- (Chicago)

Chicago, IL | Sales

Job Description

We find our people as innovative as we do our company.

Fun, smart & vibrant people make up our Xu (pronounced "zoo") team! Our collaborative, dynamic & high energy environment makes this the kind of place where people want to work. Our Xu team is looking for additional members:

Account Executive

DataXu is looking for driven, focused and high impact Account Executives to join our growing revenue team. In this position, the Account Executive will be responsible for driving new business and for overall satisfaction of clients.


  • Develop and implement a sales strategy against targeted list of prospects
  • Have a deep knowledge of, and effectively communicate DataXu’s current offering of Enterprise Digital Marketing Management tools.
  • Understand the complex and evolving digital ad technology landscape and effectively communicate our industry to clients and prospects
  • Manage an active and robust pipeline which goes deep and wide into your prospects organizations
  • Meet quarterly and annual revenue objectives for your list of accounts.
  • Maintain a close relationship with each client through ongoing outreach
  • Work across the DataXu organization with pre-sales, marketing and support
  • Travel for in-person visits with key clients


  • 5+ years of experience with emphasis in digital media and technology sales
  • Enterprise Sales background
  • Good technical foundation in digital ad technology
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Comprehensive understanding of solutions and team based selling

About the Company:

Headquartered in Boston, MA, with offices throughout North America and Europe, DataXu (www.dataxu.com)( Voted Advertising Age’s 2011 #5 Best Place to Work & Named "Top Place to Work in 2011" by Boston Globe) is the only multi-channel digital marketing management (DMM) platform offering real time optimization for display, video, and mobile advertisers. With exceptional growth, DataXu is a private, venture backed company with the resources to make a big impact and the agility to lead revolutionary change in both technology and media.

DataXu is leading a revolution in advertising with the first and only machine learning-based Digital Marketing Management (DMM) platform: DX3, which makes impression-level decisions in real time, optimizing the creative, consumer and contextual ad choices to help brands acquire more customers for less money. We’re already recognized as a leader in the Forrester Research December 2011 report: "The Forrester Wave™: Demand-Side Platforms, Q4 2011," in which DataXu is recognized as a Leader with DX3 ranked as the #1 current offering. http://www.dataxu.com/news/press-releases/forrester-wave-report/

Beyond its technology, DataXu has developed a trusted reputation for expertly advising and servicing advertisers and media agencies trying to cross the chasm into a data-driven way of working. DataXu is now expanding those relationships globally.

Benefit Highlights:

 Medical & Dental Insurance – 100% company paid deductible

 FSA (Medical, Dependent & Transportation care)

 Company paid weekly catered lunches

 Innovation Days

 Generous Employee Referral Program

 Monthly Employee Recognition Program

 Free snacks and drinks

 Friday socials


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