The Sealy News, an award-winning community newspaper in Austin County, just west of Katy and Houston on Interstate 10, has an immediate opening for an advertising salesperson.
Our products include a weekly print newspaper and related website as well as a variety of magazine products from bridal to sports and lifestyles publications.
We are looking for a self-driven person with a strong work ethic and a determination to exceed sales and revenue goals. Candidates should be able to develop creative campaigns and proposals to help clients achieve their business and marketing goals with our advertising offerings. This position is responsible for working with local and regional businesses owners to develop marketing and promotional plans and identify appropriate print and digital advertising offerings to fit those plans.
While this position will be responsible for managing and growing business with existing accounts, the primary focus will be on growing revenue through development of new business. This person also will need to identify new advertising markets and propose products to serve those markets.
The candidate we seek will have at least two years experience in business-to-business sales, preferably selling print and/or digital advertising. Candidates must have outstanding relationship-building skills, solid networking skills and the ability to develop business opportunities through a variety of channels. This person must be able to work independently, without constant direct supervision, to meet goals, while also being able to function as a contributing member of our newspaper's staff.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as computer skills (including use of a Customer Relationship Management software) is a requirement, as well as reliable transportation.
We offer a competitive performance-based compensation plan as well as health benefits and paid time off benefits.
Please respond with your resume, cover letter describing your interest in this position, and salary/compensation requirements. Please make sure to include information related to your performance history in similar business development roles.
Apply online at https://fenicecommunitymedia.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=21