Marketing/Inside Sales Representative

Frankfort Newsmedia, LLC - Frankfort, KY (30+ days ago)


Our growing community media company seeks high achievers to sell multimedia advertising in the Kentucky's capital city and surrounding area. We offer excellent earnings potential for a motivated candidate who understands prospecting and consultative selling. The individual in this position will be making outbound sales calls over the phone to prospective advertisers, as well as handling inbound calls to place ads in one of our publications.

Our product portfolio includes a daily newspaper, monthly magazine and related digital platforms.

Successful candidates will possess the following characteristics:

1. Energetic, optimistic self-starter

2. Excellent verbal communication skills and good written communication skills, with excellent grammar and spelling a must.

3. Technologically proficient, including in Word, Excel, and browser-based applications

4. Basic knowledge of -- or the ability to quickly understand -- retail and service businesses (the ability to speak with a business owner or decision-maker, understand the business and its marketing needs, and recommend a marketing program)

5. The ability to be on the telephone the majority of the workday, making outbound sales calls and handling inbound customer calls.

6. Excellent attendance is an absolute must in this position!

Media sales experience isn't necessary. General sales experience is required. The work is fast-paced and requires one to hustle for business in a very competitive marketplace.

Compensation is a mix of base and commission. Pay range is from $30,000 annually with acceptable performance to $40,000 or more annually with outstanding performance. The base salary begins at $10 an hour, with commission being unlimited.

We offer a full benefits package, including health insurance, paid vacation, company-funded retirement plan, 401(k), FSA and complimentary disability and life insurance. Candidates should live in central Kentucky, within easy driving distance of our office in Frankfort.

The basic workweek is 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

This is a good opportunity to join a century-old organization that is firmly established as the most widely read/viewed news and advertising medium in Frankfort. We need energetic sales professionals to help us carry that message to businesses in the region.

No phone calls, faxes or walk-ins, please. Resume required to apply. Qualified applicants will be contacted directly for interviews.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year