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Publication or Company Hearst Magazines
Job Title Account Manager, Good Housekeeping - Chicago (1718
Industry Magazine Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements

Sell advertising space in magazine within assigned territory through personal, telephone and direct mail contacts; Will make a minimum of 15 outside sales calls weekly and travel within your assigned territory every six weeks; Sales call preparation, as well as creative and thorough follow- up for every call; Interact extensively with agencies and clients to determine key marketing issues for all accounts; Build strong client and agency contacts at all levels; Maintain and improve magazine's advertising lineage and share-of-market; Use various sales aides, visual presentations, research reports and sales support data to help effectively deliver sales message to clients; Provide accurate and timely business estimates, forecasts, paperwork/administration; Provide account status reports, submit weekly itineraries, generate competitive analysis and share-of -market reports, etc.; Keep relevant others informed (management, split partners, Group) regarding account status, proposals, personnel changes, etc

Required Skills:

Excellent presentation, communication and organizational skills required

Experience Required:

Prior consumer ad sales experience required; Extensive list of prior contacts in the sales category required; College degree is desired.

About Our Company Cosmo for Latinas is the newest venture of Cosmopolitan, the leading brand of women’s magazines around the world. In Cosmopolitan for Latinas, Cosmo’s fun, fearless spirit takes on a Latina voice. Launched in May ‘11, and a quarterly for 2013, the magazine provides an insider’s approach to everything Cosmo with the Latina sensibility from beauty and style to dating, relationships, family, the hottest celebrities and the coolest parties all with the intimate, familiar tone of a trusted girlfriend.

Along with your resume, please send us the following at cosmolatina@hearst.com:
* Clips of fashion stories that you’ve styled
* A cover letter about why you are perfect for this job
* A clever fashion story that you’ve seen recently that you wish you had produced, that is closest to your voice.
* Provide answers to the following:

1. Which fashion topics/trends are missing from young women’s magazines? How should they be addressed specifically for Latina readers?
2. How would you break down the differences in voice and focus between Latina magazine, Cosmopolitan, and Cosmo for Latinas?
3. What would you add or subtract from Cosmo for Latinas as it appears now?

ONLY resumes of interest will be contacted. MUST include salary requirements.
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