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Retail Territory Advertising Sales Representative

Retail Territory Advertising Sales Representative


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Job Description

The Charlotte Observer, the region’s leading information source, has a full time opportunity for a sales-focused professional to join our team as a Retail Territory Advertising Sales Representative. The Charlotte Observer is one of the largest newspapers in the Southeast area with circulation at 159,582 daily and 211,140 Sunday. The Charlotte Observer employs approximately 500 employees and is owned by McClatchy. 

The Retail Territory Advertising Sales Representative will be responsible for establishing, developing and maintaining a professional relationship with key advertisers in the assigned account/ territory base.  The Sales Representative must make and maintain contact with key decision makers of companies doing business with our newspaper.  This position must achieve and increase advertising sales revenue (including online) with existing and new accounts.  Candidates must have a thorough understanding of the market and products sold in order to create professional and effective proposals as well as create and produce advertising layouts that are both attractive and results oriented. 


Job Requirements

High School required, college 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 outside sales and marketing, be goal oriented, and have strong customer service skills with the ability to build relationships.  

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Education Not Specified
Experience At least 2 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Sales - Marketing
Required Travel Not Specified
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Retail Territory Advertising Sales Representative

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