Help Wanted

Advertising Sales Representative
The Anderson News

Job Title: Advertising Sales Representative
Company: The Anderson News
Category: Advertising
Contact Person: Ben Carlson
Contacts Title: Publisher
Email: bcarlson@theandersonnews.com
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City/State/Zip: Lawrenceburg KY, 40342
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Website: theandersonnews.com
Description:

The Anderson News is looking for an advertising sales representative. The weekly paper is located in Lawrenceburg, Ky., in Bluegrass Country and the heart of the Bourbon Trail. This is a 40-hour exempt position that includes an annual salary plus a commission plan and reports to the publisher. The newspaper offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can also be found online at www.theandersonnews.com .

Qualifications

  • Newspaper or other media advertising sales experience preferred
  • College degree preferred
  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations
  • Must be computer proficient
  • Ability to overcome objections and work under considerable amount of pressure meeting deadlines and quotas
  • Self-motivated with good organizational skills
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license
  • Ability to work well in a team environment as well as independently

Essential Functions

  • Conduct outside sales calls on businesses in order to grow revenue from new accounts and existing accounts
  • Maintain day-to-day process of getting ads in the newspaper
  • Develop new customer prospects
  • Meet or exceed monthly and annual sales goals
  • Assist customers with basic ad layout and design and develop spec ads
  • Develop and make sales presentations
  • Travel throughout assigned territory (local) to call on regular and prospective customers to solicit business and/or talk with customers by phone
  • Research and analyze the Anderson County market for new business opportunities
  • Assist in collection of past due accounts.

Please apply at www.lcni.com under Job Opportunities.

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