Account Manager – Digital Advertising
The Buy Local Media Group/AGI Publishing, Inc. serving Central and Northern California from Bakersfield to the Oregon border is seeking Account Managers to create long-term relationships and identify new sales opportunities among existing customers and actively seek new business. Account Managers will be responsible for creating proposals, making strong recommendations, and selling SEO and Digital Services that offer enhanced internet visibility specific to customers needs along with presenting traditional print advertising. We offer SEO Services, full service online Listings Management including NAP+W data distribution, set up for Google My Business, Facebook, Yelp, and Twitter accounts.
· Account Managers will be responsible for the day-to-day outreach and activities necessary to identify and sell business-to-business sales opportunities. This includes identifying client needs, conducting sales presentations for decision makers, and creating an advertising plan tailored to the business.
We are passionate about helping local businesses succeed in the communities we serve with effective and cost efficient digital and print advertising solutions.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate with and relate to all levels both within and outside the organization.
· Must be highly motivated and have a desire to exceed sales goals.
. Must be able to build and maintain strong long lasting, customer relations.
· Excellent time management and organizational skills.
· Must have excellent computer skills and a strong understanding of the internet.
· Ability to reach decision makers for face to face presentations
. Outside sales experience not required.
· Valid CA driver’s license and automobile, requires daily driving
· Acceptable driving record, background and drug screen
· Up to approximately 5 hours per day standing and lifting and carrying up to five pounds.
· Competitive compensation including incentives and bonuses
· Choice of pay plans for the first six months: base pay plus commissions or commissions only
· Automobile and cell phone allowances
· Paid training
· Huge lead base providing unlimited opportunities
· Company-provided I-Pad
· Medical, dental, and life insurance
· 401(k) program
· Paid Time Off and paid holidays