Account Executive - Appleton

If you love working with people and you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in sales, look no further than Wisconsin Media and The Post-Crescent in Appleton!

We are seeking highly motivated individuals to help local businesses thrive. These dynamic individuals 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. These positions require 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.

We offer a competitive salary and an aggressive commission plan along with a comprehensive benefit package, training, development and the opportunity for growth. This position is located within the Appleton market.

For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.gannett.com/careers

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, disability status, or veteran status.

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

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