Advertising Executive - Ad Sales

Location
Los Angeles
Posted
May 20, 2013
Closes
Jun 19, 2013
Contact
Steve Nakutin
Duration
Full Time
Advertising Account Executive

Downtowns revitalization is in full swing and L.A. Downtown News needs an enthusiastic sales person to grow with us. L.A. Downtown News is an award winning 40-year-old independent newspaper with over 117,000 readers in print and 37,000 unique readers online every week.

We are looking for a self-starter who is well-organized and has the ability to sell advertising over the phone and in person, with 3+ years in sales experience, preferably in advertising/media with a proven track record in prospecting and closing new business. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication and selling skills, a strong work ethic and a great attitude.

Compensation includes a base salary plus commissions. This is a full-time position with benefits, including health insurance, vacation, private health club, and a 401(K) retirement plan. EOE. Candidate must possess own vehicle and valid driver's license and insurance.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to: jobs@downtownnews.com. Use subject line: Advertising Executive 2013

Responsibilities:
- Achieve and surpass revenue targets
- Utilize your experience in cold calling and prospecting to generate new business opportunities
- Identify strategic leads to grow and develop your client relationships
- Use a consultative approach to selling and providing solutions
- Use strong communication and presentation skills
- Consistently build a client base and retain customers
- Network with the local community to further penetrate the market


If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements via e-mail to: jobs@downtownnews.com. Use subject line: Advertising Executive 2013