Account Executive - Advertising

Account Executive – Territory & Real Estate Advertising – Battle Creek

At Enquirer Media – Battle Creek, a Gannett/USA Today Network Company, you will find a culture that rewards entrepreneurial spirit. We empower our staff to make their own decisions for growing the business. We are looking for like-minded people who can share our passion for success. Michigan.com in partnership with Gannett Co. is the region’s trusted source of news and information and continues to deliver one of the largest audiences of any media outlet in the market. Currently, we have a sales opening in our Battle Creek, MI office.

If you are ready to become part of a team of highly motivated, competitive and passionate sales professionals; and you truly want to help local businesses grow and thrive, then you would be perfect for our team. Gannett and Michigan.com are at the forefront of providing the newest, cutting edge advertising technologies for local businesses. Our sales representatives are responsible for selling value-based advertising solutions including, digital display advertising, SEO, SEM/PPC, maps & reputation management, social media platforms, email and Website development, among others.

You are a great fit for this career if:

  • When you communicate, people listen and when you listen, people feel heard
  • You’re a problem solver who thrives on challenges and can simplify the complex
  • You’re a fearless explorer always looking to learn and improve your skills and knowledge
  • You are flexible and know when to lead and when to follow

Qualified candidates for this position must demonstrate these key competencies:

  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Strong communication and presentation skills are crucial to success in this position so proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Excel and Word are a must
  • Effective collaboration and teamwork
  • Fundamental solutions selling and Challenger Sales skills
  • Aptitude or acumen for digital marketing
  • Self-motivated, agile, sales professional with an entrepreneurial spirit
  • History of driving results


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.

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