Sales Representative - Outside

Charlotte, North Carolina (US)
Mar 15, 2019
Metro Area
Full Time

The Charlotte Observer has an exciting opportunity for a Sales Representative to join our dynamic and forward-thinking sales team!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify and call on prospective new CharlotteFive newsletter sponsors/advertisers/partners.
  • Develop an understanding of the market, the product, and potential clients that are a fit.
  • Pursue and acquire clients for sponsored content, advertising, and event sponsorships among other opportunities.
  • Lead planning and executive of sponsored events including series and single events.
  • Collaborate with the editorial and sponsored content development teams.

Key Competencies:

  • Positive attitude and an eagerness to work with a talented team.
  • A desire to be innovative and a willingness to go the extra mile.
  • Ideal candidate has already a strong Charlotte network.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • At least 3 years of sales experience and some marketing experience.
  • Proficiency in Google Web Tools, Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Superb communication skills and a proven ability to acquire clients.
  • Bonus points for being active on social media.


The fulltime position includes a competitive salary, commission program, and a comprehensive benefits package, including 401(k) match. The Charlotte Observer is part of McClatchy.