Advertising Sales Representative – Digital and Print Media

Posted on: August 24, 2016

LOOKING FOR – Advertising Sales Representative – Digital and Print Media (this is a commission based position only)
Lanark County
The Advertising Sales Representative Position is responsible for building, growing and servicing a client base for a growing community newspaper. Applicants must be self-starters and exceptionally goal oriented as the focus of this position is on developing new revenue opportunities for both the print and digital media products.

Position Accountabilities:

  • Prospect for new clients, source leads, cold call, and generate sales across multi-media platforms
  • Responsible for ongoing sales with both new and existing clients
  • Developing sales programs that meet our clients business needs.
  • Develop and maintain strong business relationships with clients to build business opportunities
  • Develop creative proposals for prospective advertisers
  • Assist clients in ad design and coordinate with production to ensure accuracy of ad content
  • Promote special features and advertising programs to clients
  • Address client concerns in a timely and professional manner
  • Attain and/or surpass sales targets and hitting revenue target

Skills and Experience:

  • Experience in multi-media advertising sales or relevant experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Solid time-management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Ability to build rapport for constructive and effective relationships
  • Ability to make quality decisions within a deadline driven environment
  • Customer Focus
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team environment
  • Ability to sell and promote multiple advertising programs at one time
  • A reliable vehicle and data enabled smart phone required
  • Interested parties may forward resume to advertising@pdgmedia.ca

**THIS IS A COMMISSION BASED FREELANCE POSITION**