JOB TITLE: Digital Accounts Manager
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.
- Bachelor's Degree desired or equivalent work experience of 4+ years of outside sales experience.
- 3 years minimum outside/premise sales experience required. (Interactive or internet media sales experience a plus.)
- Hunter Mentality for finding and developing new business.
- Effective communication and professional appearance required.
- Must demonstrate creativity with ad campaign development and ad copy.
- Experience working with retail businesses in the Milwaukee 4-County Area.
- Must have excellent organizational skills and demonstrate ability to develop extensive proposals with multiple products.
- Must hold a valid driver's license and dependable vehicle, as travel is required.
- 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.
- A proven track record of meeting and exceeding sales goals.