Digital Account Executive

Explore the possibilities as a Digital Account Executive with The Tallahassee Democrat, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK and the leader in delivering engaging news and information.

Are you a savvy and motivated Digital Account Executive? Come join our team based in Tallahassee, FL. The primary role of the Digital Account Executive is to grow market share within a designated segment or account list through the combination of acquiring new business and increasing share within existing client base. We have an amazing suite of online products that will assist you in creating customized digital media solutions that meet your customers’ specific needs.

In this role, you will:

  • Increase market share by gaining new business and growing existing client base through aggressive face-to-face sales calls, up-sells, appointment setting and cold calls with customers and/or potential customers.
  • Understand the clients’ advertising needs to develop and deliver custom solutions that provide and deliver ROI for them.
  • Meet or exceeds revenue expectations.
  • Work cooperatively with other sales reps, account managers and sales associates in developing advertising campaigns with an online solution.
  • Strategizes with team members to plan and execute multimedia marketing plans.

Here’s what you need:

  • Bachelors’ degree or a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • 3 – 5 years sales experience.
  • Previous digital sales experience a plus.
  • Proficient in face-to-face sales calling including up-selling, appointment setting and cold calling. Strong understanding of digital media platforms.
  • Knowledge of web development and mobile advertising, SEO, SEM, email marketing, and social media advertising.
  • Demonstrated record of success in a goal-oriented, highly accountable environment; in building customer-based revenue and in delivering customer solutions based on identified needs.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and regular access to a motor vehicle.
  • Previous experience with SalesForce a plus.

Here’s what we have to offer:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 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


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The USA TODAY NETWORK, part of 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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