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Special Sections Team Leader

Special Sections Team Leader


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Job Description

The Charlotte Observer, owned by The McClatchy Company, is growing and evolving to emerge among the strongest and most successful news companies in the changing 21st century media landscape. To fuel this growth we combine the mass reach of our daily newspaper with targeted direct mail and niche publications and operating the leading local internet business in our vibrant communities. In order to reach our goals we are looking for the right individual to become our Special Sections Team Leader.

The Special Sections Team Leader  would be responsible for achieving and increasing advertising sales revenue for special sections, including special pages, vendor sections, and other new initiatives. This person would secure new relationships for new vendor sections by creating professional and effective proposals to present to business decision makers.

  • Strategize on new ideas for for both print and digital and enhancements to existing special sections calendar.
  • Manage and liaise with our printing vendor on pricing, estimates, and scheduling and tracking of products printed off-site.
  • Work with sales manager to coordinate and manage our existing event marketing initiatives--including staffing, promoting, revenue generation and overall management of the events.

This full time position offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits plan.


Job Requirements

4 year College degree preferred. Candidates must also be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint as well as have access to reliable transportation.  Ideal candidates will possess experience in sales and marketing, be goal oriented, have strong customer service skills with the ability to build relationships, and be a creative thinker.  

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Newspaper
Required Travel Not Specified
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Special Sections Team Leader

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