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Advertising Sales – Restaurant Specialist

Publication or Company  Moffly Media
Industry  Internet/Online/New Media, Magazine Publishing, Sales/Advertising Sales
Benefits 401K/403B, Bonuses, Dental, Flexible Hours, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location Westport, CT
Job Requirements Role:
Moffly Media is looking for a driven sales professional to join our team and grow our Restaurant Category for our magazine brands: Greenwich, Stamford, New Canaan-Darien-Rowayton, Fairfield Living and Westport-Weston-Wilton.

Duties and professional development include the following:
• Good knowledge of the local Fairfield County market.
• Preferred candidates live in lower Fairfield County.
• Build and maintain advertising and sponsorship revenue for the brands by continually prospecting for new accounts, leads and sales opportunities on the phone and in person.
• Service existing active accounts by maintaining contact with clients to ensure that we are meeting and/or exceeding their expectations.
• Maintain a weekly call list, which includes prospects and clients contacted, scheduled meetings and likelihood of a signed contract, for review with publisher on a regular basis.
• Use client research as a guide to prepare sales presentations, budget recommendations, and creative ideas for prospects and current clients.
• Regularly review competitive media to identify prospects and opportunities.
• Keep records in contact relationship database accurate and updated to support business.
• Aggressively pursue new business by following up on leads.
• Use event sponsorship and digital opportunities to generate revenue.
• Develop and maintain relationships with both with restaurants directly and with their agencies.
• Build relationships in the community to assist the company brands reach goals.
• Represent the company at client and company events to promote business.

Qualifications:
• Results-oriented, motivated contributor who brings passion and an intrinsic drive to succeed.
• 1-3 years prior local media sales experience. Print advertising or digital sales experience a plus, but not required.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
• Flexible schedule: remains cool under the pressure and demands of a sales cycle business
• Wants to have fun and work with a great team.

This position is ideal for a self-starting individual who wants to progress and build a sustainable career in media sales. Successful candidates work well under pressure and thrive in a dynamic deadline driven, rapidly changing environment. This position will work independently and as part of a team.
About Our Company Moffly Media is an award winning print, digital and events company. Our mission is to celebrate the communities of Connecticut’s famed Gold Coast and create value for consumers and businesses who live, work, play and do business there. To achieve this, we immerse ourselves in the towns and cities of the Gold Coast with evolving print, digital and event products that bring people together. In business for twenty eight years, Moffly Media's head office is in Westport, CT. Company information can be found at www.mofflymedia.com.