Account Executive, Real Estate

USA TODAY NETWORK is one of the top 20 digital companies in the country, sharing the list with Google, Facebook, and Amazon. And we have over 100 million unique visitors a month, which is more than Buzzfeed, Yahoo News, and Huffington Post. Because our team consists of over 110 local properties with USA TODAY at the helm, you'll have the luxury of living in a community you love while making a national impact.

The Knoxville News Sentinel, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, and the leader in delivering engaging news and information, has an immediate opening for a Sales Executive, Real

Estate. We deliver an ENGAGED


TOOLS and resources, and provide our clients the INTEGRATED MARKETING EXPERTISE to help them meet their goals.

In this role, you will:

  • Sell multi-media marketing

solutions to the small to medium account sector that make decisions

locally, often times with single or few decision-makers.

  • Grows market share within a

designated account list through the combination of acquiring "new

business" and increasing current client spend while increasing client

satisfaction. Proficient and excels at new business efforts, including

cold calling new or churned clients.

  • Develops territory plans each

quarter, and account plans for highest potential accounts.

  • Manages territory pipeline via


  • Utilizes 5 step sales process,

packaged solutions and offers to meet client needs.

  • Proficient articulating print

and digital value propositions.

  • Thrive in high activity,

dynamic environments with shorter sales cycle and average sales value.

  • This is an outside sales


We offer a robust, rewarding

career experience:

  • Work with the best: We'll

surround you with talented leaders driven toward your success and ours.

  • Do well here: Further your

career while working to serve the greater good in our community.

  • Go big: We'll equip you with

the region's best marketing services and solutions, empowering you to

deliver unparalleled results to your customers.

  • Get paid well: Enjoy base pay

well above the market average with unlimited earning potential. We want

the best so we are paying the best.

  • Get in now: Join the ground

floor of a national organization in the midst of rapid transformation to a

new and exciting media start-up – an invaluable career experience.

  • Quarterback a top notch team:

Receive excellent support from an account manager, a digital campaign

manager, a marketing strategist and more.

Signs you may be a great fit

for the job:

  • You're a battle tested

competitor with the war stories to prove it.

  • When you communicate, people

listen. And when you listen, people feel heard.

  • You care deeply about your

community and have taken steps to make it better.

  • You're the natural born leader

in any group. And you love stepping up to the plate.

  • You're a fearless explorer with

an insatiable urge to travel, explore new hobbies and try new things.

  • You're a problem solver who

thrives on challenges and can simplify the complex.

  • You graduated college with an

impressive GPA and an extracurricular life.

  • You possess 1-2+ years of sales


Qualified candidates for the

position must demonstrate these key competencies:

  • History of driving results
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Fundamental AND Challenger sales skills
  • Strong two-way communication skills
  • Effective collaborator and delegator
  • Aptitude or acumen for digital


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. Connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Glassdoor, Indeed & TheMuse to learn

more about our dynamic company culture!

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