Our client, a successful international multi-media company, is looking for an Advertising Sales Representative.
High school or Equivalent education
Proven advertising sales representative success
• Patience, determination, resilience and driven.
• Proven ability to be effective via the telephone and other electronic communication means.
• Newspaper, magazine and/or digital sales experience preferred.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel & PowerPoint).
• Above average computer application skills.
• Grow and develop open territories.
• Work with Inside Sales Manager to ensure assigned territories are being developed through qualified leads and new business growth.
• Communicate effectively with prospective and existing customers via electronic means (phone, email etc.) to investigate potential issues which could be solved.
• Research and validate lead lists.
• Display or demonstrate product mix using sample ads and emphasizing features and benefits.
• Prepare CRM reports of business transactions and any additional reports deemed necessary by the manager.
• Attend all required company training sessions and sales meetings.
• Become proficient in ad layout and production procedures to complete and process ads according to LADs.
• Proven advertising sales representative skills.
• Exceptional interpersonal (verbal and written communication) skills.
• Computer skills (MS Office proficiency).
• Advanced CRM skills.