Market Development - Sales Specialist

Indianapolis Star, part of the USA TODAY Network, is seeking a Retail Specialist in the coordination and tactical execution of strategies for retail sales locations within the Indianapolis area.The position is responsible for sales calls with retailers; developing and coordinating sales and promotional materials to support sales programs; and achievement of our single copy volume and revenue goals.

In addition, the position will be responsible for assisting in marketing, sales and promotional activities to include:

  • Ensuring successful execution of all retail sales projects
  • Building relationship with top retail accounts to help achieve sales growth
  • Making recommendations on best practices within a retailer chain or group of chains
  • Visiting retail locations and evaluating Sunday newspaper positioning as well as other key days

Qualified candidate will possess a retail or related sales experience with a college degree preferred.

Excellent customer service skills are essential along with the ability to self-manage productivity and thought.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

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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