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Publication or Company National Celebrity Magazines
Job Title Maternity fill in- Senior Account Manager
Industry Magazine Publishing, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary Competitive
Benefits
Job Duration Temporary
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements Adult and teen celebrity titles looking for a maternity fill in for one of its senior mid-west account managers based in Chicago. Candidates should be available in December 2012 and plan to remain through February 2013 with an estimated 3 day work week.

A minimum 2 years experience in magazine advertising sales required. A strong ability to multitask with attention to detail is necessary.

Additional responsibilities include:
- Identify sales prospects and key company contacts
- Take a lead role in developing an active pipeline of prospects for our titles
- Outreach to key categories / companies (e.g., send letters/emails, set up conference calls and meetings with new prospective clients etc.)
- Work with Publisher and/or Associate Publisher to aggressively pursue prospects through initial contact strategy, development and delivery of sales presentations and negotiation
- Draft status reports, tracking of sales prospects and updates for senior management on sales strategy and progress

Must be proficient in Excel, Powerpoint and Microsoft Office. Great entry-level sales position with opportunity for growth. Minimum of two years magazine sales or agency experience required.
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