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Advertising Sales Executive - Custom Division

SagaCity Media in Portland, OR USA

Benefits Offered

Vision, Life, 401K, Medical, Dental

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“This is a position with great potential for the right candidate!”

SagaCity Media is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Advertising Sales Executive for our growing custom division in our Portland office. This position demands an experienced and confident professional who can manage a book of established business while attracting and closing new advertisers. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and top producer with a proven track record in prospecting, client management, and the desire to win. This is a commission based opportunity with unlimited earning potential.

Key Account Executive Responsibilities

  • Generate new business opportunities through personal selling activities and targeted networking
  • Ability to be forward-thinking and strategic to cultivate long-term relationships and encourage repeat business
  • Effectively manage personal book of business
  • Develop integrated, multi-platform marketing / media campaigns
  • Manage relationships throughout the entire sales cycle, from initial contact to execution of the client campaign
  • Develop creative campaigns / proposals to help clients achieve their business & marketing goals
  • Schedule 3-5 in-person meetings on a weekly basis
  • Work to meet personal monthly and annual revenue goals
  • Follow-up and service existing clients with accurate notes, proposals, deadline reminders and assistance with advertising materials

Requirements, Experience, and Attributes of Ideal Candidates

  • 2+ years sales experience in a media/magazine environment
  • Understands the power of prospecting and the importance of maintaining a hefty sales pipeline
  • Embraces cold calling and enjoys the hunt for new business
  • Strong communication skills – oral and written
  • Confidence speaking to high-level decision makers
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Feels comfortable entertaining clients in social setting
  • Excellent presentation skills, well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Acrobat
  • Ability to sell multiple products and present big ideas
  • Organized, honest, high-energy, ambitious and displays a positive attitude

Compensation and Benefits

  • Competitive compensation plan with uncapped incentive program. ‪Benefits include health insurances, retirement plan, paid holidays, volunteer PTO and a sabbatical program.

If you are the ideal candidate, submit your resume with 3 professional references.

About SagaCity Media:

SagaCity Media Inc. is the parent company of the preeminent lifestyle media brands in Houston, Seattle, Portland, Sarasota, Aspen, Vail, and Park City. In their respective markets, Houston, Seattle Met, Portland Monthly, and Sarasota produce the largest-selling magazines, most-visited local lifestyle websites, and industry-dominating numbers of engaged social media followers. SagaCity also proudly produces web content and publications elsewhere, many of them award-winning, for outside tourism industry groups in such markets as Portland, Seattle, Washington state, Asheville, Sarasota, Tacoma, Olympia, Galveston, Bellevue (WA), and Vancouver (WA), as well as for organizations in other industries and in the arts and other nonprofit sectors.

Posted date: 12 days ago

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