• Outside Advertising Account Executive

    Times-Herald
    Job Description
    Do you thrive in a fast paced environment performing multiple projects with a drive to succeed? Are you organized and able to prioritize work to meet multiple deadlines? If so, we want you on our team!

    We are seeking an Outside Advertising Account Executive responsible for directly selling print and online advertising solutions that include print and online solutions to include banner ads, AdTaxi, Facebook and new products based on your advertisers needs with well rounded campaigns. In this role, you will be responsible for generating new accounts through cold calling and growing established accounts. As a result of you  uncovering your clients needs you will be making advertising recommendations with key decision makers through formal sales presentations.

    Media News Group, subsidiaries of California Newspaper Partnership, is the largest newspaper publisher in California and 4th largest in the nation. Our publications include The San Jose Mercury News, East Bay Times and Marin Independent Journal, although we have nearly 30 publications in Northern California. Our papers carry a history over 100 years of providing quality news and information to the Bay Area and Northern CA. We are evolving with our industry and taking advantage of our opportunities for growth specifically in online.

    Minimum 2 years previous business to business sales experience is required, preferably with multiple product offerings, a consultative sales approach, and on a local level. Multimedia back ground is a plus. The ideal candidate should possess strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle deadline pressure environment, and have a strong emphasis on attaining personal, team and departmental goals in an ever changing environment is a must.

    We offer a competitive salary and commission program with the opportunity for growth. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. To apply please send your cover letter and resume.

    Shawna Gilroy Advertising Sales Manager
    sgilroy@timesheraldonline.com
    Contact Information
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