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Multi Media Account Executive
If you want to know what’s happening in Dallas, keep your eye on the Observer. Over the past forty years, the Dallas Observer has grown from a small weekly to a major force in this city, where the paper is known for its hard-edged investigative stories about government, politics and business, as well as its pointed, provocative coverage of sports, music and the arts.
In addition to our Dallas Observer products, we also developed and built our own digital advertising agency, V Digital Services, nearly ten years ago. The Agency brings cutting edge, full-funnel marketing options to our advertisers that include organic SEO, local SEO, paid ads through Google and social media channels, web development, and programmatic advertising among many others.
The right candidate will be responsible for selling multi-platform advertising solutions including Digital Advertising (desktop/mobile banners, emails, SEO/online solutions, programmatic), Print advertising, Event Sponsorships, and annual glossy publications to an eclectic and exciting group of clients.
We are looking for connected, social-media savvy, high-energy, hyper-productive individuals who devour advertising media and want to be part of a dynamic sales team. Multi Media Account Executives will be responsible for prospecting leads, making calls, and going on appointments to bring in new business.
Outside and/or inside sales experience, preferably in an advertising sales/business development and/or online media environment.
Making a minimum of 100 outbound sales calls and securing and completing a minimum of 8-12 outside/video appointments per week.
Experience with CRM tools, preferably SalesForce
Maintain a solid understanding of the online marketing/advertising industry.
Demonstrate the ability to sell with a consultative approach and an “ask for their business” mindset.
Strong skill set with developing and building business relationships.
Experience selling to high-level decision makers and influencers.
History of meeting and exceeding sales goals
Dependable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance
Dallas Observer Offers:
Great work environment with the ability to work with fun, exciting and unique business owners.
Unlimited Earning Potential
Base Salary + Commission + Bonus Opportunities
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurances
Paid Vacation & Sick time
Additional optional benefits include: Legal Plan Services, Pet Insurance and Auto/Home Insurance
Interested candidates send your cover letter and resume to: [email protected]
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.
Westword is seeking a powerhouse individual with strong attention to detail who is hungry to learn the business. This individual will possess a fearless attitude and exceptional work ethic.
In this support role, you will be a key contributor to the sales organization by positively impacting client services, client retention and client success.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
● Account management
o Direct communication with clients for print & digital products to collect assets, confirm campaign schedule and implement campaigns.
o Manage booking, invoicing and collections for all campaigns
o Maintain current campaigns and manage updates both internally and externally
o Proposal creation and data entry
o Sales for print, digital, events, SEO & programmatic
o Ad design
o Build and maintain solid, trusting relationships for long term client success
o Participate in monthly and quarterly progression calls with clients and fulfillment team
● 1 year of account management experience and/or digital sales
● Service industry experience a plus
● Basic knowledge of organic SEO, local SEO and web analytics
● Basic knowledge of paid media (PPC, GDN, YouTube & Programmatic) and social media platforms and success metrics
● Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
● Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with competing deadlines
● Ability to take direction and follow predetermined processes
● Proficient in Excel & Powerpoint
● Must have a car and valid driver’s license.
This position will work directly with one of our Senior Account Executives. We offer a base salary of $35K-$40K plus commission depending on experience, and career growth opportunities in a fun, fast paced work environment. We also offer a full benefits package to include medical, dental, 401k, flex spending, paid vacation & more!
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Please email resume to [email protected]