Digital Accounts Manager

JOB TITLE: Digital Accounts Manager

DEPARTMENT: Advertising

REPORTS TO: Advertising Director and Interactive Director

MARKET: Champaign/Urbana IL

Summary: Drive revenue and grow market share while delivering results for your clients. Exciting opportunity to sell multiple digital advertising products to clients in the Champaign/Urbana market! Our approach allows you to represent the very best in digital management and advertising solutions for your clients, including:

  • Our local network of sites, including news-gazette.com, the leading news and information source in the market plus news websites throughout the Midwest.
  • Digital services and solutions including customized content optimization, Web, Mobile, Video and Social Media publishing tools.
  • Leading national brands Google and Facebook and more.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Bachelor's Degree desired or equivalent work experience of 4+ years of outside sales experience.
  2. 3 years minimum outside/premise sales experience required. (Interactive or internet media sales experience a plus.)
  3. Hunter Mentality for finding and developing new business.
  4. Effective communication and professional appearance required.
  5. Must demonstrate creativity with ad campaign development and ad copy.
  6. Experience working with retail businesses in the Milwaukee 4-County Area.
  7. Must have excellent organizational skills and demonstrate ability to develop extensive proposals with multiple products.
  8. Must hold a valid driver's license and dependable vehicle, as travel is required.
  9. Strong computer skills are required, with ability to use Microsoft Office systems including Word, Excel and Power Point. (Previous experience with developing Power Point presentations and/or proposals a plus.) Also proficiency with Social Media sites, SEM, and SEO is a plus.
  10. A proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales goals.

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