Career Opportunities

Sales:

Account Executive

The Account Executive is responsible for all aspects of selling advertising via print, online, event sponsorship, and social media outlets to local businesses that target the specific industry. The position is responsible for generating revenue through advertising sales. Expertise in developing the sales process, obtaining leads and managing the sales funnel, maintaining existing client relationships, and providing detailed reporting and sales forecasting is required.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Direct and manage customer development activities, including face-to-face customer contact to create and develop a good business relationship with existing and inactive customers and retain and build additional revenues in advertising sales and event sponsorships
  • Utilize consultative skills to assess client needs to enhance business opportunities
  • Work directly in the field to research and cultivate leads to build a strong pipeline of qualified prospects in order to maximize conversion
  • Utilize entrepreneurial mindset to manage accounts through creative communication and marketing strategies to engage local businesses
  • Conduct outside sales and service calls to ensure a quality customer experience
  • Conduct outside sales and service calls to reactivate inactive customer accounts
  • Manage follow-up process including ad materials and monthly proofing of magazine
  • Ensure customer ad placements are executed flawlessly
  • Facilitate company collection policies and procedures
  • Prepare monthly sales forecasts
  • Maintain a strong focus on continuously meeting and exceeding sales goals on a monthly basis

Desired Skills and Experience

  • BA required
  • 3+ years of a proven track record in a sales

 

For consideration, email resume and cover letter to Todd Matherne at Todd@MyNewOrleans.com