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Senior Account Director, West Coast


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Genius is searching for a Senior Account Director that will be responsible for selling a mix of premium video, events, and media on – driving the long-term vision and success of Genius monetization.

This is a remote role but this person will be responsible for client relationships within Los Angeles.

Genius celebrates More Than The Music—the lyrics, the stories behind the songs, and the creative connections that meaningfully drive culture.

We champion curiosity and believe that everyone has music knowledge to share: insights, intel, and musings that make us more informed, engaged music lovers. 

Through our original content, technology, and live & virtual experiences, Genius spotlights the artists who are shaping music culture across every genre and musical discipline, sharing the stories behind their creativity and craft in their own words.

With more than 100 million global users, 2 million contributors, and 9 million YouTube subscribers, Genius is the world's biggest music encyclopedia—a destination for artists, creatives, and superfans to discuss and deconstruct all things music.

To learn more, check out our sizzle and follow us on TikTokTwitterInstagramFacebookSnapchat and YouTube.


  • Leverage new and existing relationships to create and execute a sales pipeline in 2021

  • Manage current client and agency relationships and build new relationships with prospective clients

  • Utilize a full suite of product offerings to close business including branded content, video, media and experiential

  • Meet/exceed revenue goals on quarterly and annual targets 

  • Prepare weekly sales pipeline reports


  • 5-7 years of media sales experience meeting and/or exceeding quotas

  • Proven track record in selling custom content on the publisher side

  • Relationships within the LA Media community

  • Exceptional client relationship and communication skills

  • Ability to work cross departmentally to ensure the success of client programs

  • “Win-Win” attitude with a hunger to meet and exceed goals

  • Desire to work in fast-paced and deadline driven environment

  • Established client relationships within the LA region

  • Strong Microsoft (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Keynote skillset

  • Bachelor’s degree

Genius is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are building an inclusive and multicultural environment, so we encourage people of all backgrounds to apply. We're an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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October 14th, 2021

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April 13th, 2021

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