Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Chiefland Citizen
  • Chiefland, 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
Chiefland Citizen
Chiefland, Florida

The Chiefland Citizen is seeking a full-time Advertising Sales Representative. This position works with new and existing advertising clients to develop new revenue growth through combined advertising sales. A commitment to excellence and growth of this community newspaper is essential.

The Chiefland Citizen is a weekly newspaper located in Levy County, Florida on the Gulf Coast.  It has a weekly circulation of 1,400 and a companion shopper serving a three-county area. A sister paper, the Williston Pioneer Sun News, is also located in Levy County. Chiefland is about 40 miles southwest of Gainesville and is close to Manatee Springs State Park

The Chiefland Citizen offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The newspaper can be found online at www.chieflandcitizen.com.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Two or more years of newspaper or other media advertising sales experience
  • Successful track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals
  • Self-motivated, highly energetic and goal oriented
  • Skilled in written, oral and interpersonal communications
  • Computer proficient, experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to identify and prospect for new sales opportunities
  • Ability to overcome objections and 'close the sale'
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation to make sales calls

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop and implement sales presentations to existing and potential customers
  • Develop advertising programs to meet customer goals
  • Develop sales ideas, promotions and events to attract new revenue sources
  • Meet or exceed monthly sales performance objectives
  • Meet or exceed advertising sales representative performance standards
  • Manage specific advertising accounts with accuracy and effectiveness
  • Maintain extraordinary levels of internal and external customer service
  • Participate in community events and professionally represent the publication

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