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Account Executive, Media Sales
The Chicago Sun Times | Chicago, Illinois
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Job Description

Account Executive, Media Sales Account Executive

Media Sales is an exciting and challenging position. You will work with a high-performing sales team responsible for selling comprehensive programs to regional clients utilizing the Chicago Sun-Times portfolio. At the Chicago Sun-Times, you will be rewarded with a full benefit package, an uncapped commission program, a lucrative over-achievement incentive and sales contests that reward performance. You'll receive intensive training and be backed by a dedicated service team to help you manage and grow your account base, allowing you to focus on selling!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Generate revenue by developing sales strategy and advertising packages for SMB's
  • Build new and strengthen current client/agency relationships with advertisers
  • Ensure client campaign delivery and complete follow-through activities
  • Develop expertise in online trends and marketplace
  • Using a consultative approach to cross-sell a portfolio including: Mobile, Video, SEM, SEO, Social Media, Website design, Audience extension the list goes on!

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Four-year college degree desired
  • Minimum four years experience in sales, two years in digital sales preferred
  • Local media sales experience a plus
  • Must show successful sales record Proven prospecting and cold calling experience
  • Must be a highly motivated and independent worker
  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills
  • Effective communication and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and PowerPoint essential

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Sun Times Media Productions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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