Advertising Sales Account Manager
Southern California Media Group - Greater Orange County, CA area
Busy regional magazine and web publisher seeks a dynamic, creative advertising sales professional to represent WHERE Magazine, WHERE GuestBook, SoCalPulse.com and PERFORMANCES Magazine. These publications serve the growing travel and theater markets. This is a fast-paced and innovative environment, often with multiple competing deadlines, so the ability to diligently multi-task is an invaluable skill. The ideal candidate will possess excellent sales and communication skills, be familiar with the Orange County dining, theater, shopping and arts scene, be positive and service oriented. You will be based in our Costa Mesa office and often travel locally. Due to our subject matter, successful candidate will need to attend restaurant and gallery openings, plays and other arts/hospitality related events.
· Manage existing business and pursue new business opportunities.
· Maintain constant awareness of advertiser activity in order to identify new business opportunities.
· Represent Southern California Media Group with a high level of integrity and knowledge and act as a resource for all clients and agencies.
· Collaborate with the LA and SD sales teams to share information and resources.
· Maintain a comprehensive understanding of available advertising opportunities, website information and resources.
· 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 sales, preferably in media or advertising
· Contacts in restaurants, retail and attractions desirable
· Mac OS and Excel savvy - experience with Salesforce is advantageous
· Self motivated and ambitious
· Strong understanding of our business and the OC advertising community
· Ability to deliver accurate, professional work under tight deadlines
· Ability to work independently and as part of a team
· Excellent communication and customer service skills
About Southern California Media Group
Southern California Media Group proudly publishes WHERE Magazine, WHERE Guestbook, PERFORMANCES Magazine and various travel, theater and electronic publications for Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego.
Southern California Media Group also offers expert custom publishing services including design, production and sales. Southern California Media Group are recipients of various awards in publication excellence, most recently being awarded several Maggie Awards for excellence in publishing.
Industries: Advertising, Travel, Performing Arts, Publishing, Marketing, Sales
Compensation includes: salary, commission, bonus, health and dental insurance, profit sharing, cellphone and car allowance
Please do not apply if you do not currently reside in the Orange County area.
Southern California Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.