Advertising Sales Rep/Account Manager

Canoga Park
Jan 17, 2013
Feb 16, 2013
Cherri Senders
Full Time
Progressive communications firm specializing in labor unions and non-profits looking for a full-time Advertising Sales Representative/Account Manager to sell a mix of print and web-based advertising space for union newspapers, enewsletters, web sites and a national high-quality print and web-based directory. The candidate we seek should be highly motivated, computer savvy, able to sell across multiple print and digital platforms, like to talk to people, good on the phone, and able to establish long-term relationships in our industry. Must be able to hit the ground running. 80% of the job is inside sales, 20% outside sales, visiting our current clients.

The candidate will work closely with the publisher and marketing team to establish solid relationships with our healthy list of existing advertisers while developing new accounts. The candidate would be an integral partner in the development of direct mail, email and web-based campaigns designed to increase brand identity and build the company's advertiser and client base.

Attendance at organizational events would be mandatory with some travel involved a few times a year. Experience in the world of labor unions or progressive causes a very big plus.

Salary + commission.

Check out our web site before contacting us: Interested parties should submit a resume and cover letter. No phone calls please!

* Strong computer and organizational skills
* Be familiar with Salesforce or other sales databases
* Solid advertising sales experience and be able to show track record of successful results
* Strong client relations skills
* Tenacious and an excellent closer
* Team player, able to take direction yet think creatively to come up with effective solutions
* An ability to work independently and also as part of a team

Location: San Fernando Valley
Compensation: Commission, with established house accounts to begin
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