Advertising Sales

Position Available at Austin Chronicle
Posted April 3, 2017
Type of Position: Permanent Full-Time
The Austin Chronicle is looking for a self-motivated, goal- oriented, enthusiastic sales professional with the ability to develop and implement marketing campaigns for advertising clients. Account executive will sell multi-platform advertising products and solutions that can include digital, mobile, print, social media and sponsorships to both new and existing clients. We are looking for high-energy, highly productive individuals who want to be part of a dynamic sales team. As an account executive, you will cultivate and strengthen client relationships, prospect leads for new clients, develop a robust sales pipeline, create persuasive proposals, close sales and achieve sales goals. Candidates should possess a solid understanding of the advertising media industry and demonstrate the ability to sell with a consultative approach. They should also utilize a blend of our multi-media products to maximize clients’ marketing investments, target their messages to the right consumers every day, and build their brands. Bachelor’s degree with two or more years outside sales experience is required, preferably in an advertising sales/business development environment. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of sales achievements. Must be able to work well under pressure and to work independently while effectively managing multiple tasks and deadlines. Must have strong computer skills. Prior experience using CRM system is a plus. The Chronicle also offers paid vacations/holidays, health/vision/dental, 401(k) program & the occasional free breakfast taco. Apply online at austinchronicle.com or email cassidy@austinchronicle.com. EOE
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