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Publication or Company Mediaplanet Chicago
Job Title Project Manager - Media Sales
Industry B2B Publishing, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary Competitive
Benefits Bonuses, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Chicago, IL
Job Requirements Mediaplanet is growing by the minute, and are looking for ambitious, driven, entrepreneurial and energetic individuals to join our fantastic team in our Chicago office! You will be responsible for running your own business, by financing and putting out a unique product that is truly your own. You will have the ability to learn about various industries and push your creative business knowledge to the limits.

As part of our team, your responsibilities include:

Making a high volume (80+) of outbound sales calls to international corporations, national businesses, media representatives and public relation agencies.
Managing your own sales leads and driving the full sales cycle from prospecting to generating sales revenue.
Educating your clients on the Mediaplanet concept and the impact we're having on print media, consumers and businesses.
Making national and regional business clients more successful with the most effective content marketing opportunity that exists.
Utilizing time management skills and creative abilities to direct the production of a special print report operating under a model of ‘running your own business’.

We offer our employees base salaries with a attractive commission structure, benefits, initial and ongoing training, and an energetic, supportive group environment. Our Publishers also benefit from a competitive compensation structure, as seen below:

Competitive, yet consistent compensation not normally associated with sales positions;
A structured, professional development program that provides a clear path to increased responsibility, career advancement, and of course, more money!
After an initial 90-day period, Mediaplanet offers competitive and comprehensive benefits and ongoing professional development.

This is a highly competitive hiring process - a cover letter is mandatory. Please ensure that your resume includes relevant skills and qualifications which pertain to our job description.

Desired Skills & Experience

- Minimum of 1-2 years of experience in sales (will consider recent grads with transferable skills).
- Ambitious and driven to succeed
- An entrepreneurial spirit
- A willingness and yearning to learn
- A winning mentality
- Exceptional phone skills and professionalism
- Strong work ethic
- Positive attitude & passion for what we're doing as a company

About Our Company Mediaplanet is the global leader in theme media and was founded in Stockholm, Sweden in 2002. Today we operate 22 offices in 16 countries on three continents, boasting around 300 dedicated and entrepreneurial employees of more than 20 nationalities.

We are a custom publishing house specializing in Content Marketing. Creating, distributing relevant and valuable content to attract, acquire, and engage a clearly defined target audience with the objective of driving profitable customer action.

We develop reports on a huge range of topics - Cardiovascular Health, Cyber Security, Tequila Appreciation, Motorcycles, Green Innovation - you name it we do it. We strive to create a work environment that allows you to develop fantastic business skills and at the same time have fun. Be energetic. Laugh. Work hard. Make tough business decisions & make money.

Mediaplanets business is to create new customers for our advertisers - by providing readers with high quality editorial content that motivates them to act. Our publications are distributed through leading newspapers and online sites around the globe, including USA Today, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Svenska Dagbladet, The Guardian, National Post, Toronto Star, Vancouver Sun, Calgary Herald, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung and De Telegraaf.

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