Regional media company seeks a self-starting advertising sales executive to represent long-standing publications and a growing lifestyle website. Publications represented include a niche luxury travel magazine and the programs for major performing arts venues, as well as SoCalPulse.com.
The ideal candidate should be familiar with Orange County and able to identify clients in categories such as dining, shopping, theatre, local attractions and more. Beyond managing advertising partners, you will produce and attend events in which you introduce the hottest dining, shopping and attractions to our major hospitality partners. Based out of the Costa Mesa office, you will be traveling within your local territory often, getting to know the entire business community. This is a great chance to merge a publishing sales role with both tourism and theatre focus.
· Pursue new business opportunities within your Orange County territory. Prospect, arrange meetings, prepare presentations and close new business.
· Maximize all potential revenue from current clients by renewing contracts and identifying opportunities to expand their partnership, while helping them reach their tourism and local marketing and sales initiatives.
· Be responsible for meeting and exceeding sales goals.
· Represent Southern California Media Group with a high level of integrity, knowledge and act as a resource for all clients and agencies.
· Collaborate with the LA and SD sales teams and local support staff to identify new ways to build your business.
· Liaise with the marketing department to assist with the development of proposals, internal and client reporting, and all sales-related materials.
Desired Skills & Experience
· 2+ years in outside sales
· Contacts in restaurants, retail and attractions desirable, but not necessary
· Self-motivated and ambitious
· Ability to deliver accurate, professional work under deadlines
· Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
· Excellent communication and customer service skills
-WHERE TRAVELER Magazine and WHERE GUESTBOOK for San Francisco, Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Maui. These monthly, quarterly and annual publications are placed in-room in 850- 3, 4 and 5-star luxury hotel properties.
-Our consumer website, SoCalPulse.com guides thousands of viewers per day to the best in arts, food and entertainment.
-PERFORMANCES Magazine is the official theater program for 19 crown-jewel symphony, opera, theatrical, dance and music venues including the Hollywood Bowl, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera, LA Philharmonic, Broad Stage, The Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse, San Diego Opera, San Diego Symphony and many others.
-Custom publishing products assist tourism bureaus in Hollywood, Westwood, Orange County, Maui and San Diego.
-Visit SoCalMedia.com for more information.