This is a great opportunity for an experienced senior-level account executive. This position may be a remote position based out of Florida, Texas, or California.
If you are a dynamic advertising salesperson with experience in selling digital advertising to the Education vertical, which may include higher ed, vocational and private institutions, then this is your opportunity. We set the stage for your success with an interactive sales and product training program that focuses on sales techniques and digital marketing solutions.
Meet local and regional executives and decision-makers to uncover their business needs, collaborate with colleagues to design custom marketing packages, go on sales calls, analyze campaign results and celebrate your successes.
For this position you should have:
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent education and experience
* Passion for digital advertising
* Ability to sell across multi-media plaforms
* Knowledge of needs-based selling
* Proven success of increasing sales in a competitive marketplace
* CRM sales management software experience with a leading platform, preferably with SalesForce
* Excellent communication and presentation skills -- written and verbal
* Assertiveness, goal-orientation and self-motivation
* Ability to multi-task, handle pressure and work under deadlines
* Solid PC skills including proficiency with MS Office Suite, Power Point & Excel
NJ Advance Media is a company positioned for the future. We embrace the rapidly evolving digital landscape and are committed to developing new solutions across current and emerging media to help advertisers grow their businesses. In addition to flexible advertising opportunities with powerful media vehicles that we represent, we offer custom digital solutions from web and mobile site development, to a sophisticated array of search and social media optimization and targeted display solutions to reach audiences on all platforms.
Our focus is on developing a real-time approach to reporting news, sports and entertainment content for consumption across all platforms and devices throughout New Jersey and Easton, PA. On nj.com and lehighvalleylive.com, we ensure the communities we serve have 24/7 access to the news and information that's most relevant locally, regionally and beyond. Our quality journalism and in-depth coverage is provided locally in The Star-Ledger, The Hunterdon County Democrat, The Suburban News, The Times of Trenton, South Jersey Times and The Express-Times.
NJ Advance Media is a part of Advance Local, one of the largest media groups in the United States, which operates the leading news and information companies in more than 24 cities, reaching 50+ million people monthly with our quality, real-time journalism and community engagement. Our company is built upon the values of Integrity, Collaboration, Accountability, Fearlessness, and Customer Focus. For more information about Advance Local, please visit www.advancelocal.com.
Advance Local is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation, marital status or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.
Location/Region: New York, NY (10007)