Marketing & Publications Sales Consultant

Position Available at Chico News & Review
Posted September 19, 2018
Type of Position: Permanent Full-Time
Are you interested in helping organizations develop public policy and strengthen their messaging? Would you enjoy sitting in a room with very knowledgeable professionals and experts in important topics such as education, foster care, the environment or dozens of other topics that have an incredibly difficult time explaining their organizations to anyone without a PhD in their respective fields?

If this sounds right up your alley, you may be interested in becoming our newest Marketing & Publications Sales Consultant. The News & Review Publications Department produces a wide range of 4- to 16-page custom publications, which tell the story of an organization through profiles that illustrate its mission. The purpose is to move the readers to action. Our clients are primarily nonprofits, service organizations, and government agencies. A sampling can be seen at News & Review has produced over 300 custom publications that are handed out, inserted into newspapers, and used in various forms of social media.

The Marketing & Publications Sales Consultant contacts potentials clients, learns about the clients' communications, help set up storyboards for the clients and works with the News & Review Publications team of editors and designers.

While this is a sales job, it is also a policy job. Yes, you will need to make cold calls, and you may experience the highs and lows of sales – people telling you yes, people telling you no, and people taking seemingly forever to tell you yes or no. But as opposed to many sales jobs, you will learn a lot about the issues that really matter. You will get to work with people that really care about the clients and the team, being a part of a team that produces publications that are making the world a better place.

The ideal Marketing & Publications Sales Consultant will be able to dive into researching each client and identify their mission, their voice, and their audience. This position will work with the client through the entire life-cycle of the project, and requires excellent attention to details and deadlines, as well as a solid foundation in expectation management and relationship development.

Experience in healthcare and / or nonprofit grant writing, development and marketing is awesome.

Must have an associate's degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor's degree is preferred; experience in business-to-business sales or development is required.

The News & Review is is proud to celebrate and exercise inclusion, free thinking, and equal opportunities in all aspects of our company structure. We prioritize creating workplaces that reflect the diversity within the communities we serve and where everyone can be their true, authentic self.

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If all of this is you, please apply through Indeed. In addition to uploading your resume, please include a thoughtful cover letter that tells us why you are our next Marketing & Publications Sales Consultant and answers to the following:

What types of organizations are passionate about working with?

What experiences have you had that have provided you with the experience to do this job?

What makes you great at sales?

What would you like us to know about that we won't learn from your resume?

Applicants who do not fulfill all cover letter requirements will not be considered.

Compensation includes a base salary with commission on sales. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, PTO and a 401k. Hiring is contingent upon a positive background check and clear DMV report.

No telephone calls, including agency reps, please. This position will remain open until filled.
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