Sales Account Executive

The Gazette   Cedar Rapids, IA   Full-time     Sales
Posted on June 24, 2024
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The Gazette: Digital Marketing Savvy Meets Consultative Sales

Do you thrive at the intersection of digital marketing and consultative sales?

The Gazette, a trusted Eastern Iowa news leader for over 140 years, seeks a passionate and results-oriented Sales Account Executive to join our team. In this role, you'll leverage your digital marketing expertise to create data-driven advertising solutions for clients across print, online, and social media platforms.

Here's why this role is perfect for you:

  • Craft impactful campaigns: Develop and execute strategic advertising campaigns that utilize digital, social media, email marketing, print and content marketing to achieve measurable results for clients.
  • Be a digital marketing consultant: Consult with businesses to understand their goals and recommend the optimal mix of print and digital advertising solutions from The Gazette's portfolio.
  • Build strong relationships: Develop and nurture client relationships through consultative selling, ensuring their advertising needs are consistently met.
  • Embrace a growth mindset: Collaborate with management to identify and pursue new business opportunities, driving year-over-year growth for The Gazette's digital and print advertising revenue.

You'll be a great fit if you have:

  • 3+ years of sales experience, with a strong focus on digital advertising (Programmatic, SEM, social media marketing, content marketing)
  • Proven ability to develop and execute data-driven marketing campaigns
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to effectively convey the value proposition of The Gazette's advertising solutions
  • A collaborative and team-oriented work ethic
  • A results-driven mindset with a strong work ethic and a dedication to exceeding sales targets

The Gazette Difference:

  • Employee-owned company: Be part of a unique company culture that prioritizes its employees.
  • Competitive benefits package: Enjoy health, dental, 401k match, and a comprehensive wellness program.
  • Make a difference in your community: Help local businesses connect with their target audience and contribute to the growth of Eastern Iowa.

Ready to take your digital marketing and sales expertise to the next level?

Apply today!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Pre-employment background check, MVR, and drug screen required.