Account Manager

Desert Sun Publishing, LLC. is currently seeking a Sales Account Manager for our team. The Account Manager plays a critical role by supporting Account Executives on the Sales team, and serves as the main point of contact for their customers on a daily basis. The primary responsibility is to grow advertising market share within the accounts through a combination of superior customer relationships, up-selling and executing orders.

In this role, you will:

Support Sales Executives who sell multi-media advertising products to include online, and print

Develop deep product knowledge of our products and of our customers’ products and industries.

Identify opportunities for incremental revenue generation.

Research and support sales presentations

Leverage internal systems to place orders and record information.

Here’s what you need:

High School Diploma or GED

Proficiency in leverage MS office and web application systems.

Sales support experience (newspaper sales and/or print media preferred).

Excellent communication and time management skills.

Good writing/spelling and math skills and creative ability.

Attention to detail and accuracy is critical.

Must be self-motivated with limited supervision of day-to-day activities.

Must be highly ethical and sensitive to the confidential nature of an advertising environment.

Assist sales reps by effectively taking advertising calls, follow-up with proofs, photos, etc.

Here’s what we have to offer:

Desert Sun Media Group offers the opportunity to be part of a dynamic, customer-focused and 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.

  • Competitive base salary and uncapped commissions
  • 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:

Desert Sun Media Group is the most powerful media and marketing solutions organization in the Coachella Valley. We’re committed to help build local businesses through our unmatched portfolio of optimized marketing solutions.

The Desert Sun Media Group is the Coachella Valley’s primary destination, providing news and information to consumers when, how and where they want it. www.desertsun.com

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 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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