Multi-media Sales Professional
The Chattanooga Times Free Press and timesfreepress.com, the area’s top source for news and information, has an immediate opening for a business-to-business sales professional in the Display Advertising Department.
Our Account Executives are confident, enthusiastic about cultivating and developing new business, self-motivated and directed, organized and have a strong ability to communicate in writing and verbally. The individual who wins this job is also passionate about solving a local business’ marketing challenges and nurturing their growth.
This position requires you to be responsible for business analysis, developing sales presentations for decision makers utilizing a broad portfolio of both digital and print products and having market knowledge. Candidate should be comfortable with cold calling as part of their new business development activity. Experience and knowledge of CRM systems highly desirable. Should understand how to use market research data to communicate a value proposition. Sales experience desirable and media sales experience a plus.
The Multi-Media Account Executives earns a salary + commission with the potential to earn +$60k annually. In addition, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which health insurance, vision and dental coverage, 401(k) with company match, profits sharing plan and tuition reimbursement.
An Equal Opportunity Employer
About this company
The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a member of WEHCO Media, Inc, which is located in Little Rock, Arkansas.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press is a bulwark in Chattanooga's business and media communities. In the past four years we have been honored as Tennessee's best and one of America's top ten newspapers for news coverage. Additionally, we have been the recipient of numerous creative advertising awards and the quality of our reproduction has been acclaimed both nationally and internationally.
Recently, The Chattanooga Times Free Press was recognized for the following:
Editor & Publisher
• Ranked #22 among Top 25 Daily Newspapers in print and online growth. Of the top 25 dailies that had the biggest gain in audience when taking print and online readership into account.
Audit Bureau of Circulation
• (April 2009) Ranked #10 among all 1,500 newspapers in circulation print growth
• (October 2009) Ranked #5 among all 1,500 newspapers in largest daily circulation print growth
American Advertising Federation
• 2009 Two Addy Awards
• 2010 Eight Addy Awards
Partners for Families, Children, and Adults
• 2009 Family Friendly Business of the Year
Southern Newspaper Publishers Association (14 states) - October 2009
• Chattanooga Times Free Press "Best Overall Website"
2nd place went to the Knoxville News Sentinel and 3rd place went to the Nashville Tennessean. "Judges didn't consider how many hits a Web site attracts. Instead, they looked at the overall Internet experience that a reader coming to the page should expect to have. Honors were awarded based on ease of navigation, search capabilities, attractive design, a promotional avenue for the print product, plus any extras offered by the site" stated on the SNPA web site.
• 2009 - Best coverage of SEC football
While most people think of a newspaper as reporters, editors and "paperboys", in actuality some 550 employees work in a wide variety of positions from press operators to sales to distribution to information technology to accounting. Around the clock, 365 days each year, employees are working to create and deliver a new product every day.
The Chattanooga Times Free Press offers competitive compensation plans and a top shelf benefit package for full-time employees including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, life insurance, medical care and dependent care spending accounts and long-term and short-term disability plans. We have two retirement plans – a 401(k) with employer contribution and an employer funded profit sharing plan. In addition, we offer paid vacation, holidays and sick time.