Account Executive - Hospital Data Insights

U.S. News & World Report

Washington, DC

U.S. News & World Report is a multifaceted digital media company dedicated to helping citizens, consumers, business leaders and policy officials make important decisions in their lives. We publish independent reporting, rankings, data journalism and advice that has earned the trust of our readers and users for nearly 90 years. Our platforms include Education, Health, Money, Travel, Cars, News and 360 Reviews.

We reach more than 40 million people monthly during moments when they are most in need of expert advice and motivated to act on that advice directly on our platforms. Our signature franchises include our “Best” series of consumer guides on colleges, graduate schools, hospitals, diets, cars, financial services and more. These guides provide an easy-to-digest list for consumers to better understand and compare when making their decisions. We continue to publish annual guides of the authoritative Best Colleges and Best Hospitals rankings on our website and in print. And our U.S. News Live flagship conferences highlight important national conversations including Healthcare of Tomorrow and Healthiest Communities.

We believe in having a broad range of talent and backgrounds at U.S. News. We strive to maintain a welcoming workplace where everyone is given an opportunity to succeed and contribute to their fullest. Learn more about our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative.

Are you up to the challenge?

  • Achieve Domain Knowledge: Understand both the HDI suite of products, the U.S. News' Best Hospitals’ data sets and methodologies at a deep, deep level.

  • Drive New Business: Generate quality leads and research the marketplace for continued sources of revenue. Exceed aggressive sales targets.

  • Outreach: Build brand awareness through targeted outreach, tailored product demonstrations, and specific marketing campaigns.

  • Client Relations: Build and maintain rapport with new clients through exceptional service and attending external events/conferences.

  • Business Solutions: Work with the HDI team to build this business. Work with managers to translate feedback from potential clients into business opportunities and product enhancements.


You should definitely have:

  • Completed a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

  • 2 + years of business development and client outreach experience.

  • Experience with building out and executing marketing campaigns.

  • A proven ability to exceed aggressive sales targets.

  • Is detail-oriented with excellent time management skills.

  • Can work collaboratively with a team or independently, as needed.

  • A rich sense of client service and support.

  • Strong communication skills and collaboration skills.

  • The ability to travel to industry events and represent U.S. News.

It would be nice if you had:

  • Experience working with or selling SaaS products or subscription based platform services.

  • Background in learning and development along with experience completing tailored trainings or demonstrations of a product for educational or business purposes.

  • Experience absorbing rich data driven methodologies, working through complex demonstrations and handling analytical questions.

  • Experience navigating the healthcare industry - calling on hospitals working with hospital executives or leaders.

  • Experience collaborating with product, data analysis and technology teams.

What it’s like to work with us:

Talent is our best asset!

We invest in people with passion and potential who understand U.S. News’ dedication to our consumers.

  • Entrepreneurial, mission-driven culture with core values of quality and integrity
  • Focus on fostering personal and professional growth
  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation time, medical, tuition reimbursement, and training
  • Collaborative Work Environment ~ Fun, diverse, inclusive and ambitious co-workers

Other Job Info:

  • These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job.
  • This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19. As an equal opportunity employer, the Company will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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