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Publication or Company The Chronicle of Higher Education
Job Title Advertising Sales Associate
Industry Newspapers, Sales/Advertising Sales
Salary
Benefits
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Washington, DC
Job Requirements Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to showcase your personable, customer service and inside sales skills – all while having fun in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment? Then this may be the job for you!

The Chronicle of Higher Education is seeking an Advertising Sales Associate to work for a national publication in the higher education industry. This is a great opportunity to work in a customer relationship role with clients globally regarding all aspects of print and digital recruitment advertising. In this role you will need to identify revenue opportunities and advise clients on The Chronicle’s advertising products and services in order to maximize revenue and increase sales, all while providing top-notch customer service. You will also produce ads using professional advertising systems.


In this role you will need to have:

• Excellent customer service and relationship building skills
• The ability to develop an effective rapport with customers in order to help them achieve their advertising needs
• Comfort using different systems/technologies; familiarity with Salesforce.com or a compatible CRM system a plus.
• Strong multi-tasking skills, the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure, and must be detailed oriented.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• The ability to meet and exceed sales goals and targets in order to maximize revenue growth
• The ability to build a sales pipeline through email and phone outreach

Experience:

A minimum of 2 to 3 years' experience in a customer service or an inside sales environment is required. Our ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a strong desire to succeed and be comfortable making outbound calls.

The Chronicle offers a competitive salary and outstanding benefits. We are conveniently located in downtown Washington within walking distance of two Metro lines. For immediate consideration, please send a cover letter and resume via email to recruitmentadvertisingsearch@chronicle.com with "Advertising Sales" in the subject heading.
About Our Company The Chronicle of Higher Education produces two newspapers and three Web sites as well as newsletters and events. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Chronicle.com) has been published since 1966 and is the leading source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators. It has a print readership of more than 315,000 and Web traffic of more than 12 million page views a month. The Chronicle of Philanthropy (Philanthropy.com) is the newspaper of the nonprofit world with a print readership of more than 110,000 and Web traffic of more than 1.2 million page views a month. Arts & Letters Daily (aldaily.com) is a highly regarded guide to online articles about culture and ideas.

The Chronicle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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