Experience:
1-3 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
7/16/2019
Job Category:
Marketing
Local Marketing Consultant
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McClatchy | Kansas City, MO
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Job Description

Kansas City Star Media Company is the place to work if you are looking for a thrilling, leading-edge work environment where you can grow and develop your professional skills.  We are looking for a talented individual to join our targeted audience, event sponsorship and digital team. Our impact is growing every day. Our award-winning journalism, digital reach, and commitment to innovative growth have never been stronger and we want you to be part of that!

Job Responsibilities

We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Targeted Audience & Digital Account Executive with proven success managing, selling, and executing strategic objectives to exceed local print and digital revenue goals.  Someone who possesses a strong business development background utilizing a consultative sales approach.  You will need to prospect qualified candidates, consult to identify growth opportunities, and deliver a compelling marketing strategy with an extensive, first-class digital portfolio. If you have a proven track record of successful media sales, as well as a strong background in helping customers grow their business through digital marketing, then we have an outstanding opportunity for you.

Desired Experience:

  • Experience in selling print and digital advertising preferred (not required)
  • Work on multiple campaigns simultaneously, and under deadline, while being flexible to the clients’ needs
  • Created & sell custom print and digital advertising strategies
  • Collaborate actively and constructively in team environment
  • Ability to pivot quickly without losing speed, focus or quality
  • Excellent track record of providing clients with custom digital solutions and closing business

Required

  • Combination of knowledge and experience equivalent to a B.A. or B.S. Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Sales or related field.
  • Digital sales experience including mobile platforms, SEO/SEM, Targeted Email, Social and other offerings preferred.
  • Experience with Salesforce or another CRM tool (Daily use required)
  • Clean DMV

 What we offer

 Base + commission with uncapped earning potential

Opportunities for advancement

Fast paced, fun work environment in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District


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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)