account executive

noun

: a business executive (as in an advertising agency) responsible for dealing with a client's account

Examples of account executive in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Fresh out of the University of San Diego, Musselman’s first job was with the Clippers as an account executive in 1987, selling tickets to a team that was scraping the bottom of the NBA standings. Ryan Kartje, Los Angeles Times, 5 Apr. 2024 The account executive, 25, found that the Alberta landscape reminded her of home in Minnesota. Dana Rose Falcone, Peoplemag, 27 Feb. 2024 However, the sales team is divided into sales development reps (SDRs), account executives and customer success managers, all reporting to the sales manager. Nitin Gupta, Forbes, 26 Feb. 2024 Ash Yao, a former DocuSign account executive who previously worked at Tesla, launched a decidedly non-tech company after she was laid off in the e-signature firm’s 10% workforce reduction last year, which came months after a 9% cut. Brian Cheung, NBC News, 13 Mar. 2024 Terry Smith, senior account executive with Arkansas Public Safety Solutions, stood outside with detection scanners during the basketball tournament. Marc Hayot, arkansasonline.com, 8 Mar. 2024 This would leave Kelsey A., a 25-year-old junior project manager from Louisiana, and Daisy, a 25-year-old account executive from Minnesota as the remaining two women. Dina Kaur, The Arizona Republic, 11 Mar. 2024 Daisy, 25, an account executive from Becker, Minnesota. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 11 Mar. 2024 Johnny McIntyre is also 28 and is an account executive. Glamour, 23 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of account executive was in 1931

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“Account executive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/account%20executive. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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