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Account Executive/Advertising Sales Rep.

The Floyd Press, 710 E MAIN ST, Floyd, Virginia, United States of America Req #4367
Tuesday, October 13, 2020

JOB SUMMARY:

Grow
revenue from local retailers, increase market share, garner new business and
develop active accounts.

ESSENTIAL
JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Grow revenue growth from local
    retailers

  • Increase the number of new,
    active accounts

  • Sell special sections

  • Reduce errors and credits

    MARGINAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    Other
    duties as assigned by Advertising Manager

REPORTS:

None

DIRECT
NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Position
    also requires extensive computer skills in word processing, and worksheet
    preparation as a prerequisite.

    Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, and ability to
    interface with management and clients on
    a daily basis. Equivalent educational
    and on-the-job experience may be considered.

  • Required knowledge of the sales process, proposal and presentation development, and
    ability to work within established deadlines.
    Position requires
    prior experience and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office
    (Word/Excel/Powerpoint) and is up to date on the must current PC operating
    systems.

  • The
    position requires ability to interface maturely with numerous departments
    (sales representatives, cross cluster division managers, advertising production
    managers, business office, associate publication staff, advertising agencies,
    placement agencies and clients) to perform the daily functions of the job.

EDUCATION
AND EXPERIENCE:

College degree preferred
(Associate or Bachelors), with minimum of three to five years’ experience as an
outside Sales Representative.


Lee Enterprises is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Some College
  • Job Start Date Monday, November 9, 2020
  • The Floyd Press, 710 E MAIN ST, Floyd, Virginia, United States of America