Hamburg Journal is Hiring! Advertising Sales Representative

ADVERTISING SALES REPRESENTATIVE

hj_Ad Rep_hamburgadHamburg Journal is now accepting applications for the position of  Advertising Sales Representative. The Hamburg Journal is a south Lexington monthly community magazine, and is part of an established, successful Lexington media/publishing group.

Our Group publishes two individual print products (a monthly magazine and a monthly citywide newspaper), two websites, a suite of complementary social media products, along with established annual publications, and new annual guides and directories currently in development.

This is a hands-on advertising account executive position, within a small, but growing, team. Must love sales!

Responsibilities include:

*prospecting and closing new display advertising daily

*daily participation in all aspects of the sales process, from cold calling to conducting needs assessments, to assembling and presenting proposals, and designing award winning annual campaigns.

BACKGROUND

The successful candidate has a strong work history in outside sales, a strong network of client and agency contacts in the Lexington, KY market, and has ideally built and sold successful annual print advertising campaigns in Lexington.

The position requires:

*3 to 5 years experience in media advertising sales experience, with a strong Lexington network. (Print advertising background preferred.)

*a proven ability to close new business daily and meet revenue projections.

*Passion for, and familiarity with, print media, online publishing, advertising, and social media.

*longterm professional background in business-to-business outside sales.

*Proficiency in PowerPoint and In Design an asset.

*Proficiency in SalesForce.com strongly preferred.

Compensation: The position offers base plus commission and bonus package, along with a comprehensive benefit plan, including group health & dental, 401(k) and more.

Reliable transportation required. This is a professional position; evening and weekend availability is expected for events, promotions, networking, and community involvement, as needed.

If you are a Lexington advertising sales professional who meets the above qualifications, email us today at ads @ hamburgjournal.com.

Please include:

*a cover letter outlining your outside sales experience in Lexington;

*your resume;

*professional sales-oriented references.

Hamburg Journal is an equal opportunity employer.

This position is located in Lexington, Kentucky. Applicants should currently live in Lexington, Kentucky to be considered, as the position begins immediately, and requires extensive familiarity with the Lexington media market.

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