Advertising Sales Representative

Company: Lehigh Valley Press
Department: Advertising
Location: Allentown, Pennsylvania 18104
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: Monday-Friday, 8AM-4:30PM
Pay Rate: Base pay plus uncapped commissions

We are in search of a dependable, team player who is good at math and wants to invest in relationships with local businesses by inquiring about their needs to help them succeed. Manage your own territory with support from our Advertising Director and the rest of our awesome team.General Responsibilities Include:

  • Growing and maintaining revenue within assigned territory and with existing accounts
  • Uncovering new/incremental revenue streams within assigned territory and from competitive media
  • Selling effectively into print and online for all of our publications
  • Becoming involved with the community and events in assigned territory
  • Providing regular reports to management including sales recaps and customer feedback
  • Establishing and developing relationships and marketing strategies through consultation with local businesses to help meet their objectives and exceed advertising territory revenue goals

Excellent Incentives/ Benefits: Assigned use of company vehicle during work, 401K, Pension, Health Plan, Vision, Dental, Paid Vacation and Holidays 
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Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs and Internet use
  • Good driving record and valid driver's license in order to use company vehicle
  • Communication Skills - clear and effective oral and written
  • Organizational Skills - detailed, efficient time management
  • Ability to multitask and think quickly in fast-paced environment
  • A strong desire for success in a team environment
  • Ability to maintain a personable and professional appearance and demeanor

It’s a plus if you have:

  • 5+ years sales experience or Associates Degree in Sales and Marketing
  • Ad Layout experience
  • Persuasion and Negotiation Skills