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Digital Media Sales Associate

GearJunkie Minneapolis, MN
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Medical, 401k, Dental

Job Description:

GearJunkie.com, launched in 2006, is a top online publication for product reviews and news in the outdoors world. The site contains thousands of pages of content — gear reviews, news, travel and adventure stories, videos, photo galleries, giveaway contests, and more.

We currently have an opening for a Sales Associate to join our growing Digital Media Sales & Partnerships team. This is a fully integrated sales role across all GearJunkie platforms (digital, video, social and events). The Sales Associate will report directly to our Director of Sales.

The Role:

  • Manage an existing client list of potential and previous advertisers on GearJunkie
  • Own and drive full cycle sales from initial outreach to closing the deal and passing it off to Project Management
  • Sell traditional and custom digital advertising by utilizing consultative sales methods
  • Converse with clients via email and phone to determine upcoming campaigns or product launches, KPIs, timing, and budget. Then build & propose integrated digital media campaigns on GearJunkie to amplify their advertising efforts across our platforms (display media, content, video, sponsorships, social media, e-news, etc.)
  • Effectively organize, prioritize, and manage multiple advertising requests in a deadline-driven environment
  • Effectively prepare for, conceptualize and deliver online, phone, and in-person sales presentations
  • Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with key advertisers and media buying agencies
  • Provide prompt phone/email follow up to all inbound inquiries and properly document and track activity
  • Create efficiencies in the sales process
  • Provide excellent customer service and build strong account relationships
  • Prospect new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts
  • Work with management to accurately forecast revenue from media campaigns
  • Act as a team player and contribute to the team’s success
  • Career growth & earnings aligned with your performance and desire to achieve
  • Report directly to Director of Sales

Requirements/Skills:

  • A minimum of 2 years of related work experience, ideally in the digital media industry
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Must possess strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to work across internal departments
  • A keen ability to see opportunities, understands needs, create solutions, set proper expectations and close deals
  • Strong experience working with PowerPoint and Excel and is experienced using research and marketing to craft and deliver unique proposals/presentations
  • Candidates for the position should have a basic understanding of digital advertising and marketing, especially publisher-direct advertising
  • Self-starter that is ambitious in nature, with an entrepreneurial approach
  • Passion for the outdoors industry and an active-lifestyle. We work hard and we play hard at GearJunkie

GearJunkie

Why Work Here?

Enjoy access to the latest gear and work with leading outdoor & active-lifestyle brands

GearJunkie leads the outdoor industry in breaking news and product reviews in the active-lifestyle world. From offices in Denver and Minneapolis, GearJunkie’s journalists, writers, and video producers advance the conversation online and beyond. Millions of monthly readers follow GearJunkie and engage through our active social channels. We also produce events and publish a weekly syndicated column distributed in print newspapers around the U.S.

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2836 Lyndale Ave. South Minneapolis, MN 55408
Minneapolis, MN
USA

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