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Company: The LaFollette Press
Advertising Account Executive
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 24, 2013
Job ID: 1530031

The LaFollette Press 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. LaFollette Press is a Thursday weekly paper with a circulation of approximately 8,000. LaFollette is located about 33 miles north of Knoxville, Tennessee, in Campbell County, on the Cumberland Plateau. The town is surrounded by mountains and lakes, and has a population of approximately 44,000.


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

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 Online selling and Social Media knowledge a plus


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