Regional Advertising Director

City: Duncan, Oklahoma
Newspaper: Duncan Banner and Chickasha Express-Star
Job Description: The Duncan Banner and the Chickasha Express-Star, two growing print and digital media groups, seek a regional advertising director to oversee both newspapers.
The advertising director develops and executes marketing strategies across multiple platforms to maximize sales and enhance our market share. This person works with the regional publisher to ensure profitability by meeting revenue targets. We expect an executive who quickly spots trends and adjusts to maximize gains or minimize losses. Candidates must also know how to develop revenue opportunities through consultative selling and retention.
Our advertising director will lead a staff of 8 multimedia account executives and oversee direct selling for major advertisers and key affiliations. We expect a skilled leader who can train, recruit and develop a committed sales and marketing organization. Mentoring, field coaching and prospecting are key aspects of this position.
Exceptional leadership, marketing and communication skills are vital for this role. Candidates should have at least three years of sales or sales management experience in print and digital media. This person must be proficient with Microsoft Office. Experience with display ad serving technologies is a plus.
Located in southwestern Oklahoma, these two communities are within driving distance of Oklahoma City, but maintain their small town charm. The area boasts great local schools, many outdoor recreational opportunities and an excellent quality of life.
We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive base salary and uncapped commission structure, paid vacation, 401(k), and medical, dental and vision insurance.
Contact: Interested candidates should email a resume and salary requirements to Regional Publisher James Bright at