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Account Executive | New Business Development

| Chicago

Base ($50,000) + uncapped commissions will result in expected first year earnings of at least $100,000 for the successful Sales Representatives/Account Executive.  

You will:  

  • Prospect and sell to college accounts to develop new business (5% travel required)
  • Use a consultative, strategic sales approach to build relationships with college admissions officials (the client) and close deals. 
  • Conduct compelling sales presentations; and
  • Join and share knowledge with a collaborative, dynamic sales team!


  • 4 years + proven success as a Sales Representative including cold calling and prospecting business or non-profit clients generating sales leads, setting appointments, delivering presentations and closing the sale.
  • Great sales communicator with a fun, relational and convincing personality
  • Driven to succeed in a fast paced sales environment with an ownership mindset.
  • Sales Representative/Account Executive  skills including outstanding interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • College Degree or equivalent experience to effectively sell to college administrators preferred


Cappex.com is a growing and successful company with a great mission to help connect students and colleges. More than 9 million high school students have registered on Cappex's family of websites (Cappex.com & CollegeGreenlight.com) connecting with roughly 1,000 colleges. Every year, more than 1.2 million students register on Cappex.

Our modern office is located in downtown Chicago and we offer the following perks

  • Work in a casual environment with talented and passionate people
  • Unlimited training, professional office tools and support
  • Tremendous room for personal and career growth
  • Free snacks and soft drinks
  • Full benefits package and a matching 401k plan
  • Divvy Bikes subscription discount and Summer hours
  • 360 degree views of Chicago from the 59th floor

Sales Representative Commissions:  Commissions are paid monthly, are uncapped. 


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