Account Executive - Advertising Sales Representative

Company: Neighbor Newspapers, Mo.
A Southwest MO group of community newspapers and shopping guides is searching for Outside Sales - Account Executives.  Full time position.
We’re looking for goal-oriented self-starters that enjoy working with business people to help them market and grow their business. Successful previous sales experience is helpful and previous newspaper or media sales experience is a plus.
Job summary:
Responsible for growing business in the assigned territory by managing customer base and developing new customers for our group of publications and web advertising products.  You will develop and implement a daily and weekly sales plan and be responsible for reaching a monthly revenue goal.
Qualifications: High School diploma and some college; Previous sales or retail experience; Must demonstrate team oriented work skills and be very customer service driven; Must be a self-started and goal oriented; Ability to negotiate contracts and analyze competitive situations; Ability to calculate business figures, (discounts, interest, commissions, percent, yields); Excellent verbal and written skills and presentation skills; Well groomed and professional appearance; Ownership of a dependable vehicle with proof of insurance and a good driving record.
We offer a competitive salary and commission package with benefits including paid time off, profit sharing, group health and dental insurance, company paid life and long term disability insurance, self-directed 401-K plan.  EOE
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