Sales Executive

Lee Enterprises Inc   Bloomington, IL   Full-time     Sales
Posted on January 23, 2023
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We are seeking a motivated and passionate Employment Sales Executive to join our winning team.

We provide a robust platform of media products, with the ability to reach the largest audience in the region. This position would focus on helping local businesses find the right employees. Our suite of products and services can match both passive and active job seekers to the careers they have been looking for. We are looking for someone who has a drive to help local businesses succeed by finding the right employees.

Bring your passion for sales and developing strategic business solutions for your clients and we will provide you with a vast array of impactful solutions to target their ideal audience and grow their business. Leverage strong data-driven recommendations along with substantial and meaningful audience reach and present best-in-class advertising solutions to help clients reach their goals. No other media company in the region has more to offer in terms of reach, audience or solutions.With tactics like recruitology, targeted digital display, search engine optimization, pay-per-click, website development, social media marketing and management, print, email marketing, text message marketing, video, events and event sponsorship and more, you have the ability to deliver the "right something" to everyone. You can truly match a client's need to the exact right product or mix of products to drive results.
The successful candidate will have a strong focus on new business development and be charged with growing revenue through a consultative selling approach. You will be armed with a vast array of digital marketing products that reach any audience, so that you are able to meet the advertising and marketing needs of every client.

We are looking for someone with knowledge of digital advertising products, dedication to customer service, presentation skills with the ability to sell at all decision-making levels, and the ambition to succeed.

Requirements:Understand that business development is about connecting people to ideas, and ideas to results
  • Understands that leadership is about action, not titles
  • Have knowledge of digital advertising products, dedication to customer service, and demonstrate stellar presentation skills with the ability to sell and/or upsell at all decision making levels
  • Be able to identify new business opportunities, listen intently to understand client needs, and conduct deep dive client assessments to provide customized solutions
  • Possess a results oriented mindset, problem solving skills, analytical skills, attention to detail and critical thinking ability
  • Collaborate and communicate well with others in a synergistic work environment
  • Be flexible to work autonomously or be a dream team player when necessary
  • Be able to demonstrate past sales success and understanding of the sales process
  • Juggle multiple projects while meeting deadlines
  • Have self-discipline and ambition to succeed
  • Demonstrate ability to meet performance benchmarks
Preferred: Experience in sales and knowledge of digital advertising tactics including targeted display, Google Ads, targeted social media, streaming video, email and SMS, SEO, website solutions and Google Analytics. Previous digital sales, newspaper or other media sales experience a plus.

What is in it for you?

We have fun. We work hard. We like to win. We celebrate success. We are innovative. We encourage diversity and inclusion.

We offer flexible remote/in-office schedules. Lee offers competitive and affordable wages in a supportive, team-oriented work environment. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and affordable benefit program, which includes medical, dental, vision, LTD, STD and life insurance. We also offer generous time off including paid parental leave for new parents. Our 401K program includes employer contributions. We support career growth opportunities!

Come grow with us!