Multimedia Retail Advertising Account Executive

Lee Enterprises Inc   Winston-Salem, NC   Full-time     Sales
Posted on November 1, 2022
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Sales - Innovation - Success - Business Development - Cutting Edge Social Media - Creativity - Internet-Savvy

Any of these words catch your eye? If so, you may be the perfect candidate for our Multi-Media Sales role! The Winston Salem Journal in Winston Salem, NC offers agency level digital products that help local businesses navigate through an ever changing digital landscape while offering top local news coverage throughout North Carolina and beyond.

We are looking for someone to bring enthusiasm and creativity to customers while constantly adding to an arsenal of products. You will represent the highest reaching platform of media products in this market in a company that is always looking for new opportunities to meet the needs of our customers.

We currently have an opening on our dynamic sales team. This position pays base plus commissions.

The successful candidate must have a proven track record in outside sales, developing strong business relationships, possess good oral and written communication skills, be well organized, have excellent follow-through, enjoy working with a variety of people and be comfortable in today's digital platforms. Previous marketing experience or advertising sales experience a plus.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develops and executes sales strategies which result in exceeding revenue targets in digital vertical and by accounts.
  • Works with clients developing results driven marketing solutions across multiple platforms.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think creatively, sell strategically and communicate effectively internally and externally.
  • Have a dedicated and driven work ethic.
  • Works closely with Accounts Receivable and sales team to maintain current and collectible aging.
  • Grow advertising sales revenue and exceed revenue goals by prospecting and closing new business.
  • Regularly manage agency and client relationships.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
REQUIREMENTS & SKILLS:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Marketing, Advertising or equivalent combination of education and work-related experience preferred.
  • Minimum three-year experience in Sales, preferably in the Digital Advertising field.
  • Current knowledge of digital ad technology, online ad serving, 3rd party research skills such as Google Analytics.
  • IAB and Google AdWords certification a plus.
  • Proficiency in MS Office products required.
  • Google certification preferred.
  • Fluency in English; with excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Occasional travel required; must be able to work extended hours if needed.
  • Must have a valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record, and dependable transportation
Join our fast-paced, team-oriented environment-and help provide your clients with solutions you can believe in!

Why Join Us?

Lee Enterprises offers competitive wages in a dynamic, interesting work environment with career growth opportunities. We offer an extensive benefit program that can be personalized to your needs. Our benefit program includes medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability, company provided life insurance and supplemental life insurance. In addition, we offer a 401K retirement plan with company match. We also offer generous paid time off to allow the flexibility to balance personal life and work. This includes paid parental leave for new parents.

Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of high-quality local news, with 77 daily newspapers in 26 states that have print, digital and e-replica versions. Lee's newspapers have a combined circulation of more than 1.2 million daily. Our digital sites attract more than 44 million unique visits monthly. We also have a rapidly growing roster of digital products for consumers, and are committed to aggressive digital growth.

Lee Enterprises is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to attracting and retaining a workforce whose diversity reflects the communities we serve. Lee embraces change, and we recognize that we must create and maintain a culture of fervent inclusion. For more information about Lee, check us out at www.lee.net .

We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you are excited about this role but do not meet 100% of the qualifications above, we encourage you to apply.