Local Advertising Sales Specialist

Daily Freeman - Kingston, NY2.8

Full-time | CommissionEstimated: $43,000 - $60,000 a year
SkillsBenefits

DAILY FREEMAN SEEKS LOCAL ADVERTISING SALES SPECIALIST

MediaNews Group, parent company of the Kingston (NY) Daily Freeman, has a unique opportunity for an advertising expert in this Ulster County community.
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We are the newspaper of record in the communities that we serve, including Kingston, NY. In addition to our print products, we are a client-centric digital organization that brings scale, precision, and sophistication to digital marketing. Leveraging the belief that people matter as much as technology, our suite of products, including AdTaxi, help advertisers solve complex marketing challenges with custom, performance-driven solutions. Readers turn to us for all the news and information that matters to them. Our Local Advertising Sales Specialists partner with local businesses to provide total audience advertising solutions. In addition, Ad Taxi is an exclusive program with the ability to reach 196M or 95% of the U.S. wired population

We are looking for an ambitious and energetic sales executive that is hard-working, competitive and possesses a positive attitude. You will have the opportunity to manage and grow a local account base as well as develop new business. You’ll be expected to source for leads, research, present and close sales, in-person and on the phone. An affinity for networking within the community is an asset. Prior success in exceeding sales goals in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment is essential, as are strong organizational and communication skills. Our Local Advertising Sales Specialists partner with local businesses to provide total audience advertising solutions.

Proven outside Business to Business sales experience preferred

  • Some knowledge of advertising is a plus
  • MS Office and strong computer skills (will also use CRM Tool)
  • Strong time management and communication skills
  • Aggressive and relentless in prospecting for new business and skilled at needs assessment-based selling
  • Consistent in follow up and commitments to prospects and customers
  • This is a full-time position; we offer a base salary plus uncapped commission and full benefits.
  • Valid driver's license and insurance required.

We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job Types: Full-time, Commission

Experience:

  • Media / Advertising: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Outside Sales: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Commission

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off