Outside Sales - Advertising - Local Sales - SMB, Classified, & Other
River Valley Media Group has an exciting opportunity for an experienced sales professional to join our fun, dynamic sales team. You will prospect for new business in La Crosse and the surrounding areas, making presentations that offer both print and digital solutions.
Duties and responsibilities include:
- Prospect for new business via outside sales calls.
- Develop techniques to get in front of decision makers of local businesses and set sales appointments to discuss River Valley Media Group and Amplified Digital solutions.
- Learn the needs of new business and provide effective marketing solutions and campaigns by developing advertising proposals.
- Maintain customer files and information.
- Learn and sell new digital initiatives.
- Build effective relationships with clients and prospects.
- Assist with copy and layout.
- Use creative approaches to solving problems and conceptualize new product opportunities.
- Review customer information on billing, aging, contracts, etc.
- Work as a team with all Multi-Media Reps to represent River Valley Media Group and Amplified Digital Products.
- Ability to prospect and cold call to find new business opportunities as it relates to print and digital products.
- Ability to work under sales and deadline pressure.
- Have good written and verbal communication skills and ability to problem solve.
- Maintain a high level of commitment to customer satisfaction.
- Ability to obtain and evaluate information on customers’ objectives, and to translate that into proper River Valley Media Group and Amplified Digital products to meet the customer’s objectives.
- Basic skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint are required.
- Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
We offer full benefits including:
- Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
- Generous paid time off
- Life Insurance
The La Crosse Tribune and River Valley Media Group are a division of Lee Enterprises. Lee Enterprises is a leading provider of local news and information, and a major platform for advertising, with daily newspapers, rapidly growing digital products and nearly 350 weekly and specialty publications serving 77 markets in 26 states.
- Pay Type Salary
- La Crosse, WI, USA