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The Kansas City Star

1729 Grand Blvd.
Kansas City , MO
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Account Executive

The Kansas City Star
Kansas City, MO Full time
Posted on April 4, 2018

 

Kanas City Star Media Company is the place to work if you are looking for a thrilling, leading-edge work environment where you can grow and develop your professional skills.  We are looking for a talented individual to join our targeted audience, event sponsorship and digital team. Our impact is growing every day. Our award-winning journalism, digital reach, and commitment to innovative growth have never been stronger and we want you to be part of that!

 

Job Responsibilities

We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Targeted Audience & Digital Account Executive with proven success managing, selling, and executing strategic objectives to exceed local print and digital revenue goals.  Someone who possesses a strong business development background utilizing a consultative sales approach.  You will need to prospect qualified candidates, consult to identify growth opportunities, and deliver a compelling marketing strategy with an extensive, first-class digital portfolio. If you have a proven track record of successful media sales, as well as a strong background in helping customers grow their business through digital marketing, then we have an outstanding opportunity for you.

 

Job Requirements

Desired Experience:

Experience in selling print and digital advertising preferred (not required)

Work on multiple campaigns simultaneously, and under deadline, while being flexible to the clients’ needs

Created & sell custom print and digital advertising strategies

Collaborate actively and constructively in team environment

Ability to pivot quickly without losing speed, focus or quality

Excellent track record of providing clients with custom digital solutions and closing business

 

Required

Combination of knowledge and experience equivalent to a B.A. or B.S. Degree in Advertising, Marketing, Sales or related field.

Digital sales experience including mobile platforms, SEO/SEM, Targeted Email, Social and other offerings preferred.

Experience with Salesforce or another CRM tool (Daily use required)

Clean DMV

 

What we offer

 

Base + commission with uncapped earning potential

Opportunities for advancement

Fast paced, fun work environment in the heart of the Crossroads Arts District