Landmark Community Newspapers
  • Roane County News
  • Kingston, TN, 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 Account Executive
Roane County News
Kingston, Tennessee

 The Roane County News has an immediate opening for an advertising account executive.  This individual is responsible for providing top notch customer service to advertising clients and presenting marketing solutions to help meet their advertising/marketing needs. This full-time sales position is based out of Kingston TN, which is 20 miles west of Knoxville, TN. The newspaper offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) and paid time off benefits. The Roane County News can also be found online at www.roanecounty.com.  

 Qualifications:

  • Proven track record in newspaper or other media advertising sales experience preferred as well as outstanding customer service
  • Degree in marketing or advertising a plus, but not a requirement
  • Knowledge about advertising and marketing as it relates to the newspaper business
  • Strong listening, written and oral communication skills, above average skills in computer usage, and math
  • Demonstration of high energy level and self-motivation
  • Demonstration of high integrity
  • Demonstration of team-oriented behavior
  • Desire to advance and willingness to accept expanding, sometimes changing, responsibilities, duties and accountability
  • Ability to understand and live with deadline driven business
  • Knowledge and ability to sell online advertising

Essential Functions:

  • Service existing account list and develop new customers
  • Make cold calls and prepare sales presentations in an ongoing effort to develop new business
  • Develop sales ideas and create new sources of revenue
  • Assist in sales/production of special sections
  • Participate in community events and public relations functions when available
  • Provide proofs to clients as requested
  • Meet or exceed Roane's monthly in paper and online sales performance objectives
  • Meet or exceed Roane's advertising sales representative performance standards

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