Advertising director

Daily Journal, Tupelo, Mississippi

Date PostedSeptember 13, 2017
IndustryNewspapers / Wires
Job StatusFull-time
SalaryNot Specified



The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, an award-winning, seven-day, 30,000-circulation newspaper located in Tupelo, Mississippi, seeks an experienced Advertising Director with a proven track record of leading revenue growth across the entire spectrum of multi-media sales.


The ideal candidate will have at least three years’ sales management experience, preferably with a newspaper or other print medium. The Advertising Director must be able to attract top sales talent, train, motivate, plan, organize and coordinate the organization’s overall sales effort that includes print, digital and niche products.


The Advertising Director will budget aggressively, establish and execute a sound plan for the attainment of revenue goals, assist sales teams in the development of effective advertising programs, enhance relationships with key advertisers and ensure that an experienced sales staff works collectively and cohesively to meet the needs of advertisers throughout Northeast Mississippi.


The Daily Journal is part of a multi-media organization, Journal Inc., which owns and operates the Daily Journal, 12 weekly newspapers and affiliated products. With a mission of building community and improving the quality of life in the markets we serve, Journal Inc. enjoys a relationship of mutual respect with readers and advertisers throughout its 16-county coverage area.


Tupelo, Mississippi is a growing, progressive community of 35,000 located along the historic and scenic Natchez Trace Parkway. With a strong economy, sound industrial and retail base, outstanding secondary and post-secondary educational offerings, world-class healthcare facilities and numerous recreational opportunities, Tupelo residents enjoy a quality of life second to none.


The Advertising Director position offers a competitive compensation plan and a strong benefits package that includes Health, Dental, Vision, 401K Retirement, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Vacation and Holidays.


Qualified candidates should email resume to Danny Smith, General Manager, at


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