Online Ad Sales Executive
Alabama Media Group
Employee Type: Full-Time
Industry: Art – Photography – Journalism – Broadcasting – Radio – TV – Newspaper
Manages Others: Not Specified
Job Type: Business Development, Other, Sales
Experience: Not Specified
Post Date: 8/16/2012
Contact: Alabama Media Group
Ref ID: 9905721
Get in on the ground floor of an exciting initiative to re-create Alabama’s leading media company. You will consult with customers and develop customized, targeted multimedia solutions from a broad, diverse portfolio of exceptional products that delivers the largest audience in Alabama. We’ll provide tools to help clients reach their target customer throughout the sales cycle from awareness to comparison to decision to purchase. We’re building a team of top talent and you’ll share ideas and explore the latest trends with other “A” players like yourself. The new company is nimble and innovative, the culture is energetic and fun, and our new state-of-the art “hub” offices ensure a local focus and impact. As we continue to grow we’ll be looking for strong performers to move into leadership roles.
We have multiple opportunities for sales professionals in diverse categories in several markets in Alabama and adjoining states, so feel free to share this information with your talented colleagues.
To be a good fit for this opportunity you will have:
A track record of success in consultative, solutions-oriented sales, with a strong preference given to media sales experience.
A demonstrated understanding of needs-based selling and experience with prospecting, building and managing a pipeline, conducting needs analysis, developing solutions and writing proposals, and presenting proposals and closing deals.
Marketing skills to leverage social media.
Proven success in increasing sales in a competitive marketplace.
Experience with digital media sales is strongly preferred, but at a minimum you will need a passion for all things digital.
Experience in any of the following verticals is a plus: Real Estate, Recruitment, Automotive.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Experience with a leading CRM / sales management application, ideally salesforce.com.
Alabama Media Group is a digitally-focused news and information company that combines quality journalism from The Birmingham News, The Huntsville Times, Mobile’s Press-Register and The Mississippi Press with up-to-the-minute access of AL.com. Alabama Media Group provides innovative ways to inform, connect and empower the people of Alabama and in the communities we serve.
Alabama Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, physical or mental impairment, sexual orientation or any other category protected under federal, state or local law.
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