Advertising Sales RepresentativeThe Blade
The Blade and toledoblade.com, Toledo's #1 source for news, information and advertising has an immediate opening for a sales representative in our retail advertising department Position responsibilities include achieving revenue goals by assessing current and new advertisers' needs. Developing sales programs, for print and digital formats, to meet those needs including planning, budgeting and use of research statistics.
We are looking for a candidate that possesses the following:
*Business to business sales experience (more than one year preferred).
*The ability to communicate effectively with customers and key stakeholders within an organization.
*Strong digital knowledge and understanding of digital sales platforms.
*The ability to effectively organize and successfully present multiple products and advertising opportunities to new and existing customers with a priority on growing revenue and active accounts.
*Strong negotiating and problem solving skills with the ability to do budgeting and forecasting.
The position requires a well-rounded advertising/marketing skill set from a goal oriented, self-starter with a proven sales record. A college degree is preferred; or equivalent related work experience. Digital sales experience is a plus. Must possess a valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
Equal Opportunity Employer