|Now Interviewing | Account Executive||| Print ||
|Monday, 15 September 2014 00:00|
The River Cities' Reader is beginning its twenty second year and has an opening for a fun, energetic team member in outside/inside advertising sales and marketing.
The qualified candidate will be able to write well, share why they personally read the Reader and propose three reasons why advertisers invest in reaching the Reader's audience.The Reader Account Executive manages an established list of 200+ local, regional and national businesses, divided into groups of Hot, Warm and Cold call statuses, with detailed contact history. Face to face meetings, prospecting, media and advertising monitoring, follow up calls, drafting proposals, securing new and renewal advertising agreements, and helping customers develop messaging strategies for print and web campaigns to the Reader readership are all part of the Account Executive day to day responsibilities. The Reader provides a base salary and a competitive commission, a book of business with a track history of investment, paid holidays and vacation, smart phone and data plan, on-demand customer relationship management tools, thoroughly trackable sales call tools and detailed client contract history at your finger tips. Plus, the Reader boasts a customer service, advertising coordinator and creative ad services support team that rivals any larger media outlet in the Quad Cities. We're looking for savvy, outgoing, talented people who understand and can uncover marketing challenges and communicate the value of the Reader's audience to an advertising customer. If you enjoy creative & strategic thinking about advertising and marketing and can communicate well in writing and in person, this might be for you. If you are looking for a career in a professional, but fun and casual, work environment -- where you can be a big fish in a small pond and your ideas and creativity are valued -- consider joining the 21 year old independent media outlet for the Quad Cities -- the River Cities' Reader.
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