Sales Executive

Metro Philadelphia is the leading local media company serving Philadelphia. Metro Philadelphia is part of Schneps Media. Our award-winning content reaches over 2 million readers per week across two daily newspapers, the largest group of community newspapers, magazines, websites, email newsletters, social media channels, and targeted business and community events as well as festivals. Informing and connecting people has been our business for over 35 years. Our content and relationships in the communities we serve are as grassroots as it gets, covering and working with local residents, businesses, communities, civic, political, and religious leaders.

We are seeking an experienced Sales Executive to develop and build new relationships and sponsors for our digital and print media in the Philadelphia market.

Sales Executive Responsibilities:

  • Prospect, contact and close new advertisers for our digital and print publications
  • Working directly with clients to develop and nurture relationships to understand their advertising needs
  • Create proposals based on needs of clients to fulfill digital and print advertising needs
  • Upsell existing customers to higher visibility recurring, seasonal, and content marketing programs
  • Prospect specific opportunities for larger sales team initiatives
  • Ensure there a smooth sales process for clients.
  • Timely and accurate tracking of all sales activity in CRM
  • Manage customer relationships and post-sales advertising content and statistics
  • Meet print, digital and event revenue goals

Sales Executive Job Requirements:

  • Goal oriented, persuasive, hard worker
  • Excellent organizational, written & verbal communications skills and can interact effectively with a wide range of people.
  • Experience with outbound sales, cold calling and email marketing
  • A self-motivated individual able to work independently and as a part of a team.
  • Have a keen attention to detail
  • Must be digitally savvy with proficient computer skills
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 1-2 years of sales experience preferred
  • Use of a car and a valid driver’s license preferred
  • Philadelphia sales experience a plus

Sales Executive Benefits:

  • Base salary, plus commission
  • Health benefits

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

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