Hearst Media

Multi-Media Account Executive

Southwestern, CT
$75k+

Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a part of one of the largest, most diversified media companies in the world. Hearst’s major interests include magazine, newspaper and business publishing, cable networks, television and radio broadcasting, internet businesses, TV production, newspaper features distribution, business information and real estate. Hearst Connecticut Media Group is a national company with a local focus. Our team of media specialists knows our products and our market better than anyone else, and are prepared to deliver innovative solutions to business of any size. We offer “marketing without borders” and provide strategic marketing made simple. Our audience delivery capabilities don’t stop at our core market; we can bring any message to any customer across the country. We publish four dominant newspapers in Fairfield County and provide digital and print marketing services to local businesses to help grow their business by offering our full digital marketing products (SEM, SEO, SMM, Reputation management, website development, etc.).

About the opportunity

The basic function of this position is to maximize advertising sales potential in assigned markets /categories through the development and maintenance of quality business relationships and promotion of new/existing advertising products. The incumbent is also responsible for responding to customer service issues and working cooperatively with the “Account Manager” on sales executive’s team, advertising services department and other departments to ensure the accurate and timely placement of advertising orders and billing.

What you'll do

  • Meet sales goals each period
  • Seek and acquire new business by meeting or exceeding company goals
  • Utilize Salesforce in accordance with company guidelines
  • Accurately complete all sections of required insertion order form prior to submission
  • Document pertinent information related to ongoing advertising contracts, ensuring adherence to terms outlined in the contract
  • Review history and ensure customer has paid previous balances prior to accepting new ad orders
  • Approve proposed account adjustments with advertising manager prior to issuing a credit memo to accounting
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Opportunities are located in Bridgeport, Danbury, Stamford and Norwalk, CT

Got what it takes?

  • Associate’s degree required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 1-2 years previous outside sales experience required, with specific print/media sales experience highly desirable. Must be computer literate and digital savvy in social media
  • Possess high degree of business and personal integrity
  • Organized, efficient and able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work cooperatively with coworkers and managers
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Good math skills and the ability to compute advertising price quotes
  • Good verbal and written communication skills, including spelling, punctuation and grammar
Hearst Media

Karen Geffert

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