Account Executive, Territory - Real Estate

The News-Press Media Group, a Gannett Co., has opportunities for savvy and motivated sales professionals. Gannett is a next-generation media company that empowers communities to connect, act, and thrive. With an unparalleled local-to-national reach, we successfully connect consumers, communities and businesses. With the iconic USA TODAY, 92 strong local media organizations in 33 states and Guam, and with more than 160 local news brands online in the U.K., we provide rich content through hundreds of outstanding affiliated digital, mobile and print products. Our goal is to re-imagine our traditional media roots by creating innovative products and services that leverage our role as an information provider and reach our customers whenever and wherever. Explore the possibilities as an Account Executive, Territory – Real Estate with The News-Press Media Group.

As an Account Executive, Territory – Real Estate you will sell multi-media advertising solutions and communicate the benefit of our audience based marketing solutions as they relate to each need and sell the appropriate campaign.

In this role, you will:

  • Increase market share by gaining new business and growing existing client base through face-to-face calls, up sells, appointment and cold calls with customers and/or potential customers.
  • Meet or exceed revenue expectations. Maintain and grow account base.
  • Develop and deliver ideas/solutions to grow market share within an existing customer base.
  • Strategize with team members to plan and execute multimedia marketing plans.
  • Understand market competitors and execute strategies for selling against the competition.

Here’s what you need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, advertising or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.
  • 1-2+ years sales experience with a record of success in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment.
  • Basic understanding of digital media platforms to include SEO, social media, online display, mobile & other digital solutions preferred.
  • Experience with CRM technology, Salesforce preferred.
  • Proficient in face-to-face sales calls including up-selling, appointment setting, cold calling and demonstrate strong presentation and closing skills.
  • Experience building customer-based revenue and in delivering customer solutions based on identified needs.

Here’s what we have to offer:

The News-Press Media Group offers the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, customer-focused, digitally driven team. We are an established local brand with a range of resources and customer solutions that no one in our market can match. In partnership with Gannett, our parent company, we offer trusted brands which allow our customers to connect and engage with audiences in new and innovative ways. We offer a variety of employee benefits and the opportunity for high income potential.

  • Comprehensive Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(K) Saving Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Company Holidays
  • Paid Time Off to Volunteer in the Community
  • Employee Discount Program

About us

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a next-generation media company committed to strengthening communities across our network. Through trusted, compelling content and unmatched local-to-national reach, Gannett touches the lives of nearly 100 million people monthly. With more than 110 markets internationally, it is known for Pulitzer Prize-winning newsrooms, powerhouse brands such as USA TODAY and specialized media properties. To connect with us, visit www.gannett.com

We offer an extremely competitive compensation plan that rewards top performers and offers uncapped incentives, career growth opportunities, continuous training with a focus on becoming the best in sales.

We also offer you a full benefits package which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, employee discounts, 401(k) with company match and domestic partner benefits. We invite you to explore our Web site and take a closer look at who we are and what we offer.

Gannett Co., Inc. 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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