Ad Director

City:  Pittsburg, Kan.
Company:  Gatehouse Media
Salary Range:  Negotiable
Job Description:  GateHouse Media, publisher of the (Pittsburg) Morning Sun, Carthage Press, Neosho Daily News and the Aurora Advertiser is seeking an experienced sales leader. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and leading a team of sales professionals at our publications in Southeast Kansas and Southwest Missouri to maximize revenue growth, increase market share and provide value to current and prospective customers. Headquartered in Pittsburg, KS, this position reports to the Group Publisher and is a member of our management team.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong leadership and relationship-building skills. This position plays a critical role in developing and executing innovative revenue programs and is responsible for implementing company-wide revenue initiatives in our local markets. Develops strategies to maximize sales and grow revenue; maintains strong relationships with key customers; plays an active role in area chambers and the community; works in the field with the sales team; analyzes marketplace trends and competitive set; develops and implements sales, pricing and packaging strategies; develops and executes annual advertising strategic plan; recruits, trains, coaches, develops and motivates sales team; develops goals and incentives programs; creates a positive and productive team culture with consistent and open communication; works collaboratively with all departments.
We offer competitive pay and great benefit programs including mileage reimbursement, health and life benefits, paid vacation, and a 401(k) program. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Contact:  Qualified applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter, with salary requirements to Steve Boggs, SEK/SWMO Group Publisher, at, or mail to PO Drawer H, Pittsburg, Kan. 66762.