Group Advertising and Digital Director

City: Emporia, KS
Newspaper: The Emporia Gazette
Job Description: A family newspaper group in Kansas, has an opening for a person who can fill the role of Group Advertising and Digital Director. We are looking for a person who can successfully lead staff and sales teams in multiple locations.
This person will oversee sales of daily and weekly newspapers covering communities in Emporia, Abilene, Chase County, Madison, and St. Marys, Kansas.
Key duties include: managing and motivating an inside and outside sales team with an emphasis on generating profitable revenue from our print, magazines, and digital products; helping to develop marketing programs. Developing budgets, setting goals and achieving them.
This person must have the ability to work productively in a team setting.
The person must be aggressive and adept at setting priorities and reordering them as needed, particularly under deadline pressure or as circumstances change. The person should have strong selling skills, and experience with multimedia and social media selling. We use all mediums to tell our stories and reach customers.
Contact: Send cover letter, resume with references to Publisher Chris Walker by e-mail at walker@emporia.com (put Sales Director in the subject line), or by mail to The Emporia Gazette, 517 Merchant, Emporia Kansas 66801 or fax at (620) 342-4841.