Account Executive

If you love working with people and you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in sales, look no further than The Sheboygan Press, Sheboygan, WI, PART OF THE USA TODAY NETWORK.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to help local businesses thrive. This dynamic individual will build relationships with our clients to provide innovative and creative advertising strategies and solutions. We are dedicated to the creation of smart, integrated advertising that drives revenue, drives brand awareness and makes people take notice.

The responsibilities of an Account Executive include:

  • Consistently achieving sales goals through the effective sales and service of new and existing accounts,
  • Prospect, plan, and prepare for the development of new business,
  • Effectively utilize market research data,
  • Provide outstanding customer service to customers,
  • Create sales presentations and proposals utilizing multi-media product platforms.

A bachelor’s degree in sales/marketing/communication or equivalent experience in a related field is required. Qualified candidates must have strong sales skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills are also essential along with the ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment. This position requires strong computer skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required. A proven track record of successful cold calling, exceeding sales goals and building lasting relationships is a plus.


The USA TODAY NETWORK is the largest local to national media network in the country. Powered by integrated and award-winning news organizations with deep roots in 92 local communities, plus USA TODAY, the multiplatform news network informs and engages more than 100 million people every month through its diverse portfolio of digital, mobile, and publishing products. To connect with us, visit http://www.gannett.com/

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation or veteran status.

Key Words: Account Executive, Account Manager, Sales Representative, Sales Executive, Outside Sales, Advertising, Media, B2B, Sales.

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