Multimedia Account Executive
Multimedia Account Executive
The Idaho Press is seeking a Multimedia Account Executive to provide sales and marketing expertise to customers who can benefit from print and digital advertising opportunities. Your strong relationship-building skills will help you accomplish your goals and grow your account base. You will provide customized campaigns to assist customers using print and digital media that can positively impact their growth. You will use your project management expertise for ad creation, coordinating ad proofs and inputting creative for print and digital media. As a team member you will work with the management team for assistance with projects, for media training, making joint sales calls, and sales reviews. Success will come if you enjoy a fast-paced work environment, are creative and thrive on tight deadlines.
Desired Skills and Experience: Motivated to meet sales goals. Excels in building customer relationships. Creative thinker and innovative contributor. Problem solver. Organized with time management abilities. Project management skills. Ability to work under tight timelines. Attention to detail. Excellent follow-through skills. Maintain open communication channels. Assist management team as needed. Desire to learn new skills. Experience in using Microsoft Office software. Day to Day Activities. Prepare daily to complete customer follow-up calls, ad deadlines, special edition timelines and new customer calls. Review project management responsibilities, respond to customer inquiries, design ads, send out ad proofs, and complete ad quotes. Research past customer projects and reach out to customers to renew previous ad packages and to discuss new projects. Using CRM software to record all customer calls, updates, and current projects daily. Review special sections, promotions, and contests to share with customers. Complete tasks and customer call backs and review current projects for the next day. Review ad design progress, edit as needed, get customer approval, and meet ad timelines. Participate in sales meetings, learning opportunities and digital training. Attend local community events, activities, and celebrations.
Required Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication. Team oriented. Punctual and dependable. Excellent phone skills. Some experience in prospecting and developing a sales territory. Ability to work under pressure. Self-Motivated. Able to prioritize daily work. Not afraid of a challenge. Full benefits package available. Earn base salary, bonuses, and commissions based on goal performance. The Idaho Press is owned by Adams Publishing Group (APG), a private, family-owned media organization launched in 2013 and has become one of the fastest-growing media companies in the country. APG has operations in 20 states and the District of Columbia, consisting of 37 daily newspapers, 90 non-daily newspapers, and an expansive digital services portfolio. If you have an interest in working in a growing industry with multifaceted opportunities, start a new career with the Idaho Press and become a part of a strong community driven media group.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.