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Nature of Work for Account Representative Retail Sales: Primary focus of this position is to generate revenue by selling advertising. The person will solicit new business and service existing customers through the use of professional sales skills and effective sales presentations.

Essential Functions for Account Representative Retail Sales:

  • Maintain, service and increase level of advertising from assigned account list
  • Prospect, cold call and follow up for development of new business
  • Make sales presentations and proposals utilizing our products, spec ad layouts and marketing ideas
  • Sell special sections, co-op and other special advertising opportunities
  • Accurately submit copy, proofs and clear ads within designated deadline schedules
  • Provide market information, opportunities and accurate forecasts to management
  • Maintain current and accurate files and account information
  • Plan advertising strategies, campaigns and budgets
  • Provide quality service to internal and external customers of the newspaper at all times
  • Perform all other special projects and duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities for Account Representative Retail Sales:

  • Working knowledge of sales techniques, ad copy and art techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of all products
  • Knowledge of Ad Seller sales technique
  • Research knowledge helpful
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills essential
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work well under pressure of deadlines
  • Strong time management skills
  • Must be able to able several tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to work unusual hours as necessary
  • Must have valid driver’s license and insurance and use of a vehicle for business
  • A working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Sales: 1 year

Benefits included – Medical, Dental, 401K, holiday, vacation and sick time, and much more.

Salary – Base Pay + Commission (guaranteed commission for the first 3 months)

A successful Account Representative can expect to earn between $35,000 and $45,000 annually in their first year.

To apply for this job email your details to rseiferd@montrosepress.com

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