Our Display Advertising Department is currently recruiting for an OUTSIDE DISPLAY SALES REPRESENTATIVE
If you are energetic, creative, love to sell and enjoy interacting with customers face to face on a regular basis then this is the full-time position for you!
The incumbent will be responsible for selling advertising space to existing and potential advertisers and provide necessary servicing for a full product range of print
and digital solutions. Solicit business from potential advertisers through the use of effective sales presentations, strategies and customer demographics. Develop advertising strategies, layouts and ad copy to increase sales to existing accounts and to attract new advertisers.
Maintain and increase advertising revenues for all Free Press products including R.O.P., Online, Special Features Magazines and non-traditional print products
Provide excellent customer service. Liaise between customer, credit department, and production department and resolve any problems which may arise.
Maintain regular customer contact by personal visits and telephone daily.
Work with creative services department to create and design advertising campaign layouts and strategies. Prepare sales presentations using NADbank
research tailored to specific customer target markets.
Service customer accounts, resolving problems with credit, billing, ad placement, production, quality, etc.
Conduct all transactions in a professional manner, with integrity.
Perform weekly, monthly and yearly account revenue analysis.
Attend client functions as required
Knowledge of digital advertising, including social media an asset.
3 - 5 years of experience in advertising sales, particularly in the newspaper industry.
Excellent oral and written presentation skills
Post-Secondary education in Marketing/Sales or equivalent work experience.
Strong computer skills are essential, along with knowledge of the internet.
The ability to work in a team environment and thrive in a busy, high energy workplace.
You possess a positive and ambitious attitude
The Winnipeg Free Press offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. If you are motivated by excellence and are searching for a challenging, exciting career opportunity, look no further! We invite you to submit your resume (quoting job title in
subject line) to the attention of:
Winnipeg Free Press
1355 Mountain Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2X 3B6
We thank all applicants for applying; however only those under consideration will be contacted.
This listing was added on: May 15