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News Journal Media in Mansfield, Ohio, is looking for connected, social-media savvy, high-energy, hyper-productive individuals who devour advertising media and want to be part of a dynamic sales team. Account Executives are responsible for prospecting leads, making calls and going on appointments to bring in new business, as well as growing existing accounts. This is accomplished by developing and maintaining an expertise of local accounts and by conducting a thorough needs analysis to learn about the client’s business. The successful candidate will use market research data to bring ideas to the client for campaigns that will be used to drive their business using News Journal Media’s broad range of multimedia products and services including digital and mobile applications such as SEO/SEM, social media marketing and websites; direct mail and print. An account executive will demonstrate the value of our medium, reach, and our products’ ability to drive results for our clients.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requirements include 2-3 years of outside sales experience.
  • A college degree or equivalent experience in advertising, marketing or mass communications is preferred.
  • Must be able to think both strategically and creatively in order to bring ideas that can be used effectively to meet the client’s need.
  • Strong problem solving and analytical ability are essential.
  • Understanding of audience based selling principles, and how to apply audience analysis
  • Knowledgeable of digital products and applications, such as mobile, SEO/SEM and social media marketing.
  • Strong skills in planning, communicating, organizing, and in developing customer relationships.
  • Excellent presentations skills are required, both in developing and presenting material.
  • Ability to travel throughout the assigned territory area, valid driver’s license, insurance requirements and a good driving record are a must.

We offer: Competitive salaries, health care, dental and vision coverage; flexible spending account, 401k and stock; paid vacation and personal time and sick leave for full-time positions. Pre-employment drug testing and a background screening are required. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace including veterans and applicants with disabilities.





 




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JOB SUMMARY

COMPANY: Gannett Co., Inc.

UNIT: Mansfield News Journal Media -

LOCATION: Mansfield, OH 44902 (map it!Map it!)

BASE PAY: N/A

COMMISSION:

EMPLOYEE TYPE: Full-Time

INDUSTRY: Art - Photography - Journalism

MANAGES OTHERS: Not Specified

JOB TYPE: Sales

REQ'D EDUCATION: Not Specified

REQ'D EXPERIENCE: Not Specified

REQ'D TRAVEL: None


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Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.


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