Local Sales ManagerToledo Blade
The Blade, the Pulitzer-prize winning newspaper and Toledo's #1 source for news, information and advertising, is looking for a Local Sales Manager to join our Advertising Department.
The Blade is not only the largest newspaper in Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, but along with toledoblade.com, Blade NewsSlide, and eBlade we reach more than 300,000 people weekly.
The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and coaching a local sales team, developing and implementing advertising strategies, presentations, and programs to identify growth opportunities and increased market share, managing sales plans and initiatives to meet and exceed revenue goals.
Other responsibilities include providing effective communication and support to sales team, to demonstrate a commitment to employee and client success.
Position requirements include a 4-year degree with an emphasis on advertising, or equivalent related experience. Minimum 4-6 years experience in sales, including some digital advertising experience. 1-2 years of experience managing a sales team. Strong knowledge of digital platforms and knowledge of The Blade's market area is a plus. Excellent communication, presentation and multi-tasking skills. Proficient in Microsoft office products. Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is a must. This is a management position that reports directly to the Director of Sales.
We provide competitive salary and benefits and are an equal opportunity employer.