USA TODAY NETWORK

Promotions Account Executive

1 week agoMilwaukee, WI / Remote

Atlanta, GA, USA • Bergenfield, NJ, USA • Boston, NY 14025, USA • Fort Myers, FL, USA • Mansfield, OH, USA • McLean, VA, USA • Milwaukee, WI, USA • Nashville, TN, USA • New York, NY, USA • Rochester, NY, USA • Virtual Req #20141

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Market Development - Inside Sales Representative II

A truly unique opportunity awaits for our Promotions and Sweepstakes

Account Executives. Our Account Executive works with local business prospects to sell local Promotions and Sweepstakes packages that drive engagement for businesses in the local community. As the Promotions and Sweepstakes Account Executive you will own the entire life cycle of the sales process from receiving prospects, to creating and maintaining opportunities, to closing the sale.

This role requires a true Sales Professional who seeks the excitement of "Making The Sale". Once you achieve the close, the business will move to another team to make sure that they are serviced and that other nonevent opportunities are discussed. If you're highly entrepreneurial, confident, and passionate, with a proven track record of sales achievement and a burning desire for the close, we want to talk to you!

Responsibilities:

• Meet monthly sales goals

• Manage the full sales cycle from prospecting to closing deals

• Partner with other teams to identify current customers to sell products to.

Make daily calls to Small to Medium sized businesses (SMB)

• Report back daily activity into our CRM system (Salesforce)

Qualifications:

• Minimum of 2-5 years of proven sales experience

• Acquisition based B2B Sales - solution / portfolio offerings

• Exceptional phone and communication skills with the ability to sell at decision-making levels and close deals quickly face-to-face or over the phone

• Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

• Proven ability to meet and exceed sales goals

• Preferred - College Degree and media sales experience

Compensation and Benefits:

• A solid base pay plus competitive commission

• Comprehensive training, sales support, CRM, a database of targeted leads to help you ramp up sales quickly

• A structured development program that provides a clear path for professional

growth

Gannett Co., Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. As such, we will consider all qualified applicants for employment and do not discriminate in connection with employment decisions on the basis of an applicant or employee's race, color, national origin, ethnicity, ancestry, citizenship status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, marital status, personal appearance (including height and weight), sexual orientation, family responsibilities, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy status (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), education, genetic characteristics or information, political affiliation, military or veteran status or other classifications protected by applicable federal, state and local laws in the jurisdictions where Gannett employs employees. In addition, Gannett Co., Inc. will provide applicants who require a reasonable accommodation, as a result of an applicant's disability or religion, to complete this employment application and/or any other process in connection with an individuals' application for employment with Gannett Co., Inc. Applicants who require such accommodation should contact Gannett Co., Inc.'s Recruitment Department at Recruit@gannett.com.

Job ID: utn-20141