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Publication or Company Cygnus Security Media
Job Title Advertising Sales Rep
Industry B2B Publishing, Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Marketing, Other Publishing, Public Relations, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary Under $75,000
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health, Telecommute Policy
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Arlington Heights, IL
Job Requirements Cygnus Business Media, one of America’s top business-to-business media companies is recruiting for a dynamic, enthusiastic and self-driven sales manager. We are adding a sales manager to our team and this role can be based at our Arlington Heights, IL office location. Successful candidates must be innovative, driven, entrepreneurial and a financially motivated closer. Will have a demonstrated ability to drive new business as well as develop an existing customer base for programs that include display ads, sponsorships, video and other interactive products.

In this role you will become the expert focusing on our clients needs and developing a strategy for maintaining long-term client relationships. This role is ideal for self-motivated candidates with excellent sales abilities and interpersonal skills, who can manage the entire sales process from first contact to securing the close.
• Identify new opportunities and constantly prospect for new business, aggressively targeting new business as well as monitoring, developing, renewing, and up-selling existing business.
• Follow up on referrals and leads, generate new leads, cold call and participate in networking events.
• Develop and deliver effective sales presentations.
• Meet with clients; determine customers' needs and prepare proposals to sell services that address those needs based on client’s specifications and budget constraints.
• Proactively provide information to clients to assist in securing future business.
• Work with staff to identify objectives, strategies and action plans to improve short and long-term sales opportunities to achieve personal and departmental revenue goals and objectives.
• Bachelor's degree and 3+ years sales experience desired.
• Excellent communications skills.
• Results driven, deadline oriented and aggressive with the ability to successfully work with minimum supervision.
• Strong customer service and ability to build long-term client relationships
• Able to analyze available information and make sound decisions.
• Computer savvy, proficient with Microsoft Office Suite & Internet Research.
• Experience with electronic security and life safety industries a big PLUS!
We offer a competitive compensation + commission and benefits package. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements in confidence to hr@cygnuspub.com.

For more information about Cygnus Business Meda, visit our website: www.cygnusb2b.com.

About Our Company Cygnus Business Media is a very dynamic business-to-business media organization. Our company is growing rapidly and currently has over 60 magazines, 30 tradeshows and 130 websites. Individuals will learn to perform sales, marketing and promotional activities... successful candidates will have the opportunity to advance in the organization while gaining experience in the various disciplines within the publishing field.
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