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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Advertising Sales Executive
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McClatchy | Bluffton, SC
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Job Description

Two media outlets in Southern Coastal SC (Bluffton, Hilton Head Island & Beaufort, SC) are actively seeking an Advertising Sales Executive who will be responsible for driving growth in existing accounts and developing new leads through using digital and traditional marketing tools for local small business accounts.

Essential functions include but not limited to:

  • Prospect and identify new clients
  • Work with various digital & traditional marketing tactics to find the best platforms for the client needs
  • Set meetings with small business decision makers to uncover their needs
  • Conduct (and sometimes prepare) dynamic presentations
  • Communicate and negotiate effectively
  • Present a professional and entrepreneurial outlook to meet company and individual standards


  • Experience in marketing or sales with a concentration on digital and print solutions a plus.
  • Experience using Salesforce or other CRM tool a plus.
  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent
  • Valid driver's license and vehicle are necessary for this position.


The fulltime position includes a competitive salary, commission program, and a comprehensive benefits package, including 401(k) match. The Island Packet is part of McClatchy and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About McClatchy

The McClatchy Company (McClatchy) is a newspaper company with 30 daily newspapers, approximately 50 non-dailies and direct marketing and direct mail operations located in 29 markets across the United States. The Company also operates local Websites in each of its markets. McClatchy-owned newspapers include, among others, The Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Kansas City Star, The Charlotte Observer and The (Raleigh) News & Observer. The Company owns and operates McClatchy Interactive, an interactive operation that provides Websites with content, publishing tools and software development. McClatchy owns 14.4% of Career Builder, LLC and 25.6% of Classified Ventures, LLC. On June 27, 2006, the Company acquired Knight-Ridder, Inc. and subsequently sold 12 of the daily newspapers acquired in Knight-Ridder. On March 5, 2007, McClatchy sold the (Minneapolis) Star Tribune newspaper and other publications and Websites related to the newspaper. (Source: 10-K)