Advertising Sales Associate
We're seeking an Advertising Sales professional to join our talented sales team. You'll sell digital and print advertising to our loyal, nation-wide university and non-profit clients. Tapping into your hunter instincts, you'll also have plenty of opportunity to target and sell to new customers at a higher commission rate. Serving our customers' needs is our number one priority. You'll have a big role to play in helping us achieve that by providing outstanding customer service and growing revenue in your territory.
What you’ll do:
- Build relationships with new and existing customers as their sales consultant. Assess their short- and long-term talent acquisition needs and match them with Chronicle advertising products.
- Blanket your territory with sales activity to grow revenue with new and existing customers.
- Successfully engage with both academic and administrative decision-makers and staff at both 2 year and 4 year universities and non-profit organizations.
- Attend some face-to-face sales meetings with local non-profit organizations when opportunities arise.
- 3+ years of inside sales experience or consultative phone-selling experience.
- Demonstrated success in building relationships with customers and serving in a consultative sales role.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills required.
- Must be a highly motivated hunter, who is comfortable with outbound sales activity.
- Knowledge of Salesforce and Microsoft Office Suite is required.
- Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com with "Advertising Sales Associate" in the subject heading. No phone calls, please.
The Chronicle is based in Washington, D.C. and offers excellent benefits including 5 weeks of vacation a year.
A journalism-driven multimedia company, The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Chronicle of Philanthropy provide award-winning news coverage to people on college campuses and to nonprofit organizations around the world. Vitae is The Chronicle’s online career hub, which offers free career management tools, a powerful community, and the candid insights that academics need to build successful careers and fulfill their mission.
The Chronicle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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