Help Wanted

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Make regular sales calls with media consultants to new and/or existing accounts.
  • Provide support, coaching, training and print & digital product information to sales team.
  • Meet with media consultants 1/1 weekly to review pipeline and upcoming sales calls.
  • Become a subject matter expert for the sales team for all matters related to advertising programs.
  • Manage campaign performance and advertiser satisfaction throughout the campaign.
  • Manage retention effort to ensure customers are not lost while acquiring new accounts.
  • Lead weekly sales meetings.
  • Conduct relations between RISN Media and customers according to established protocol, maintaining integrity in all aspects of the business relationship.
  • Direct administrative activities for the advertising department as needed.
  • Coordinate sales promotion and events to include designing sales material, leads list, creative to design, etc.
  • Continuously review and monitor the local & regional marketplaces for competition and opportunities.
  • Ensure the department is properly trained and perform annual reviews.
  • Administer advertising programs for community non-profit organizations.
  • Coordinate and actively participate in community events in the markets we serve.
  • Coordinate employee representation in various chambers of commerce, community & business organizations.
  • Attend meetings and after-hours events as required.
  • Serve on various internal management committees.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS in Marketing or related field.
  • 3-5 years experience in advertising management and revenue development, with digital media services and social media experience required. 
  • Strong Sales Background
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Computer skills required, including strong proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs
  • Ability to manage and interpret data.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including spelling, punctuation and grammar, including ability to address groups of various sizes.

 

PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Self-starter, with strong initiative & solution/goal achievement mentality.
  • A love for Sales.
  • Possess high degree of business and personal integrity.
  • Ability to drive others to achieve desired performance objectives.
  • Organized, efficient and able to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with coworkers and managers.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

 

JOB SCOPE

  • Full-time, exempt position with base salary and performance incentive.
  • Hours are generally 8:30 am – 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

 

Competitive salary, commission and benefits package.

Reach RI is an award-winning group of 13 local newspapers and 5 websites reaching over 300,000 readers each month from Westerly to Woonsocket. EOE Employers

Submit resume and cover letter to: John Layton | jlayton@sun-mediagroup.com

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