Director of Sales and Marketing

CITY: McAlester, OK
NEWSPAPER: The McAlester News-Capital - CNHI 
SALARY: Negotiable based on experience
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 stay, not just another job visit? 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're seeking a manager 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.
CONTACT: If this sounds intriguing and has peaked your interest, please send resume and creative cover letter to McAlester News-Capital, 500 South 2nd, McAlester, Oklahoma 74501 – Attn: Director of Sales & Marketing. You can also email cover letter and resume’ to