Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Grant County News
  • Williamstown, KY, 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
Grant County News & Express
Williamstown, Kentucky

The Grant County News, a weekly community newspaper in Williamstown, KY, and its companion shopper, The Grant Express, have an immediate opening for an Advertising Sales Representative. The publications serve Grant County, where the newly opened Ark Encounter is located. Williamstown is located along I-75 in a relatively rural area of northern Kentucky, 35 miles south of Cincinnati, Ohio. This is a full-time exempt position with a 40-hour minimum work week.  The company 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.grantky.com.

Qualifications:

  • Newspaper or other media advertising sales experience preferred
  • College education preferred
  • Self-motivated with good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to develop, plan and implement sales presentations
  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Must be resilient to overcome objections
  • Must be computer proficient using programs such as Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Willing to work in a team environment
  • Must possess initiative, decision-making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to understand and live with deadline driven business
  • Knowledge of Grant County and northern Kentucky a plus
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver's license

 Essential Functions:

  • Develop new accounts and grow existing advertisers 
  • Develop and make sales presentations
  • Listen to customers' needs and advise them in effective use of advertising
  • Maintain day-to-day process of getting ads in the newspaper 
  • Maintain knowledge of advertising rates, current circulation and competing media
  • Research and analyze the Grant County market for new business opportunities
  • Focus on increasing revenue for all LCNI Kentucky products through combo sales
  • Assist in collections of past due accounts
  • Meet or exceed monthly and annual sales goals
  • Participate in community events and public relations functions when available

Equal Opportunity Employer

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