Account Executive, Poughkeepsie

Explore the possibilities with the USA TODAY Networks’s local affiliate, Poughkeepsie Journal Media Group. We are seeking top performing Sales professionals to join our local team. Are you looking for a fast-paced and creative environment that has support functions for every sales executive, and hosts a collaborative, competitive team setting with excellent advancement and compensation opportunities? If you have a consultative selling style, an ability to close sales, are agressive and abmitious and have excellent verbal and written communication skills, then we want to hear from you!

We have an immediate opening for an experienced, results-oriented Advertising Account Executive. This special outside sales opportunity is for the candidate who has a keen understanding of media advertising including both print and digital platforms.

The successful candidate will work in a team environment to achieve monthly and annual revenue goals through the presentation and sale of multiple products and programs for both existing and prospective clients. In addition, the executive will be expected to perform daily account management duties, monitor results, implement schedules for each contract and effectively communicate with team members to ensure that customer expectations are exceeded.

The successful candidate will have:

  • College degree preferred and/or equivalent sales experience
  • Must have proven track record of excellence in sales 2-5 years
  • Media Sales experience preferred
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Valid NYS Driver’s License and clean driving record

Excellent compensation potential and benefits, including paid time off, 401(k) plan with employer match.


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