Director of Advertising Sales

City: McAlester
Newspaper: McAlester News-Capital
Salary Range: $45K - $50K
Job Description: Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you care more about the people you lead than yourself? Do you play well with others? Are you interested in stimulating economic growth? Do you have a thick skin and a great sense of humor? Are you looking for a place to learn and to grow? Then McAlester, Oklahoma just might be the place for you.
The McAlester News-Capital located in the beautiful, rolling hills of southeastern Oklahoma is looking for a Director of Sales & Marketing. Hosting a circulation of just over 8,000, the News-Capital enjoys geography perfect for anyone who loves the outdoors. Just moments away, water lovers can enjoy over 600 miles of shoreline at Lake Eufaula. Fishing, water sports and beautiful, relaxing sunsets are just a few of the natural luxuries we enjoy. McAlester and neighboring Krebs, Oklahoma is home to some of the finest, traditional Italian restaurants in the country. Metropolitan cities including Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Dallas are just a few hours away. McAlester plays host to many anchor type retailers including JC Penny, Lowe’s and Bath Body Works. Small town charm with a bit of city flavor is appealing. McAlester offers a Country Club with 18 holes of play, a community wellness center, class 5A public school system and two private Christian schools. Eastern Oklahoma State College has an extension campus in McAlester and offers higher education courses in both undergraduate and graduate programs of study. Kiamichi Technology Center offers a wide variety of vocational degrees, also located in our community. Whether you enjoy playing golf, attending one of the numerous festivals, shopping or the Friday night lights, McAlester is a great place to call home.
We are looking for someone smart, honest, experienced in sales management and leadership, and willing to work inside an established culture. We're seeking a leader of people, one who will set expectations and manage performance of the staff, as well as a demonstrated ability to hire and train quality people. In addition, a strong marketing background is necessary, with the ability to design, implement, evaluate and measure performance of those activities. Finally, a comprehensive knowledge of print advertising, promotional development, and community involvement are all extremely important. Only those interested in learning and have a desire to grow with a nationally known publishing company need apply. We have a nice benefits package including major medical, 401K, paid vacation, sick time etc.

Contact: If this sounds intriguing and has piqued your interest, please send resume and creative cover letter to Amy Johns, Publisher, McAlester News-Capital,