Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Gadsden County Times
  • Quincy, FL, USA
  • Base + Commission
  • Full Time

LCNI offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.


Advertising Sales Representative
The Gadsden County Times
Quincy, Florida

The Gadsden County Times is seeking a qualified, motivated and organized Advertising Sales Representative. This position works directly with key advertisers in the market. It is a full-time, exempt position and reports to the General Manager/Editor.

The Gadsden County Times is a weekly newspaper with an average circulation of 1,800 and is part of the Citrus Publishing Group which produces a group of weekly newspapers in Citrus, Marion, Sumter, Wakulla, Gadsden and Levy counties. The newspapers include paid weeklies, shoppers and free distribution newspapers. The newspaper can be found online at https://www.gadcotimes.com. The Gadsden County Times offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits.

  Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of newspaper or other media advertising sales experience
  • A successful track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals
  • College degree preferred, but not required
  • Self-motivated, highly energetic and goal oriented
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations
  • Skilled in written, oral and interpersonal communications
  • Ability to identify and prospect for new sales opportunities
  • Ability to overcome objections
  • Ability to 'close the sale'
  • Knowledge of Gadsden County and the surrounding markets a plus
  • Must have a valid driver's license and reliable transportation to make sales calls

 Essential Functions:

  • Develop and implement sales presentations for existing and potential customers
  • Develop advertising programs to meet customer goals
  • Assist customers in measuring the effectiveness of The Gadsden County Times
  • Manage every aspect of customer interaction
  • Meet or exceed monthly sales performance objectives
  • Meet or exceed advertising sales representative performance standards
  • Grow advertising account base and revenues in order to meet and exceed financial targets of the company
  • Actively participate in various community functions and events

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