Advertising & Circulation Specialist

City:  Elgin, Oklahoma
Newspaper:  The Chronicle
Job Description:  The Chronicle is seeking an outgoing and self-motivated individual to fill the role of Advertising & Circulation Representative. Don't let the title fool you, this job is anything but ordinary.
The Chronicle is a weekly newspaper based out of Elgin, Oklahoma that prints 2,500 copies per week. We are transitioning to a more rounded media experience for readers in Southwest Oklahoma. Our current coverage area focuses on Elgin, Sterling, Medicine Park, Fletcher and Lawton.
The ideal candidate would reside in current coverage area to provide a local point of view. We are seeking a go-getter who is flexible, teachable and ready to hit the ground running. This role will include the following duties:
⦁ Ad Sales: working under the supervision of our Advertising Manager to set and meet sales goals and develop superb working relationships with advertisers. Sales are for the Chronicle and our special sections.
⦁ Circulation: tracking rack sales, securing the printed issues and distributing them to our local Post Offices and retail newsstands.
⦁ Preparing Copy and Photos: assisting the Editor in collecting data for articles, pulling in information from our group of freelancers and generally helping keep the trains running on time.
All of this must be done on a series of deadlines. The hours will be mostly normal business hours with the exception of special situations for breaking news coverage. Applicants must be willing to meet new people and positively represent the paper throughout the community on a daily basis.
REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or equivalent; Valid Driver's License. Previous sales experience is preferred.
BENEFITS: Our paper is growing. We are part of Hilliary Media, a subsidary of Hilliary Communications. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package plus a wonderful assortment of drinks and treats.
Contact:  Send your resume to Matthew Caban, Editor at matthew.caban@hillcom.net.