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Digital Media Sales Executive

Location: Phoenix

The Phoenix New Times is growing exponentially as a leading provider of multi-media marketing in partnership with V Digital Services, one of the fastest-rising digital marketing agencies in the country. We are seeking a smart, driven, and energetic individual looking for a prosperous career in digital media sales.

This person will be responsible for growing advertising revenues through the consultative sale of a broad set of digital solutions including SEO, PPC, Paid Media, Social Media, Streaming TV, Programmatic, Device ID, Website Development and local initiatives. The primary responsibility is new business development. The ideal candidate has confidence in cold calling & prospecting, a strong ability to identify customer needs, develop and present a customized solution with a proven ability to negotiate and close deals with a high level of success.

Are you a highly ambitious sales person with a desire to exceed sales goals? If so, you can grow with us. We pride ourselves on leading the industry in ad performance, technology and, most of all, customer results. We continue to launch new products and initiatives so opportunities abound.

Qualifications:
• 3-5 years digital marketing B2B sales experience
• Ability to self-generate leads
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Strong problem solving and decision-making abilities
• Outstanding customer service & relationship skills
• Entrepreneurial spirit
• Highly motivated and results-oriented
• A high level of proficiency with computers, software and new technologies.

We offer a competitive salary with uncapped commissions, as well as 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.

If you are a true sales trailblazer looking to evolve, grow, and deliver custom solutions to businesses, then we want to hear from you! Please email your resume and cover letter to: [email protected]

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

Account Manager

Location: Denver

WESTWORD ACCOUNT MANAGER

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.
Direct communication with clients for print & digital products to collect assets, confirm campaign schedules and implement campaigns.
Analyzing digital data.
Manage booking, invoicing and collections for all campaigns.
Maintain current campaigns and manage updates both internally and externally.

Administrative:
Proposal creation and data entry.
Sales for print, digital, events, SEO & programmatic.
Ad design.
Build and maintain solid, trusting relationships for long term client success.
Participate in monthly and quarterly progression calls with clients and fulfillment team.

Requirements:
1 year of account management experience and/or digital sales.
Service industry experience is 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 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, vision, 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]

Drivers Needed

Location: Denver

Drivers Needed
Westword Route Drivers wanted.
Earn extra money on Wednesdays
and deliver Westword to your favorite part of town.
Truck, van or SUV preferred.
Proof of insurance & clean/current MVR is required.
Please email your contact info to [email protected]

Multi Media Advertising Sales Executive

Location: Denver

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.

Qualifications:
• 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

Location: Dallas

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.
Job Description

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.

Qualifications
Job Requirements:
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
Gas Reimbursement
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurances
401(K) Plan
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]llasobserver.com

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity in the workplace.

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