Account Executive - Inside Sales

The Post-Crescent, part of The USA TODAY NETWORK, has an opening for an Account Executive, Inside Sales!

The role of the Account Executive is to service existing accounts and work to increase print and digital advertising revenues; prospect and call accounts to expand existing advertising base and to sell and service new advertisers through outbound phone sales.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Sell and service existing advertising base into print and digital products.
  • Develop and sell new ideas and sales initiatives
  • Prospect, cold call and follow up for development of new business.
  • Create and utilize presentations, specs, and marketing research materials to expand and diversify your advertising base.
  • Provide quality service to internal and external customers at all times.

Successful candidates will have 1-3 years sales experience. The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage priorities and deadlines is a must. Excellent computer skills, organizational skills and strong communication skills required. Digital acumen including knowledge of social media preferred.

If you have a commitment to sales and customer service, enjoy working in a team atmosphere and are looking for an opportunity to grow and develop, then this position is for you! We offer a competitive salary plus commission, benefits, training and development.


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

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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