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Multi Media Advertising Sales Executive
We are seeking a smart, driven, and energetic individual looking for a career in media sales. The media industry is in an exciting state of change and Westword is growing exponentially. As such, we need a highly ambitious sales person with a desire to exceed sales goals and grow with us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results.
This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of both print and digital solutions including newspaper, specialty publications, digital display, SEO, PPC, paid media, social media, mobile, programmatic, IP targeting, e-mail, mobile advertising, website development and local services with a primary responsibility of acquiring new clients. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.
We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commissions, additional bonus incentives and career growth opportunity. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, paid time off, company paid holidays and a 401(k). Candidates must have personal transportation and must pass a background check.
• A proven track record in sales
• Highly motivated and results-oriented
• Ability to self-generate leads
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving and decision making abilities
• Strong customer service skills
• Ability to operate within a fast-paced environment
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Digital, Radio, Cable, Print, or Media advertising sales experience a plus.
If you are a true sales trailblazer looking to evolve, grow, and deliver custom solutions to local business, then we want to hear from you! Please email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]
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.