Local/Retail Advertising - Account Executive I

The Daily Times/ Delmarva Media Group, part of the USA TODAY Network, and the leader in delivering engaging news and information, has an immediate opening for a full-time Multimedia Sales Representative in our Salisbury, Maryland office.

Our ideal candidate is eager to consistently hit revenue goals by fostering long-term relationships with clients in an established territory. They increase their chances for success by securing quality time with key decision makers while developing and maintaining a plan for success that includes prospecting, in-depth account knowledge, face-to-face meetings, innovative problem solving and execution. They will sell a portfolio of multimedia products to include, but not limited to, The Daily Times, delmarvanow.com, Yahoo!, website design, search engine optimization, pay per click, social media optimization, email blasts and a variety of newspapers while utilizing current knowledge of the industry, competition and the client to develop and execute value-added strategies that generates business and strengthens our position in the marketplace.

Requirements:

  • A college degree or equivalent sales experience.
  • Outstanding relationship skills with the ability to build rapport and trust.
  • Strong planning, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Self-driven with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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.

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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