Account Executive, Outside Sales
Job Details
Full Time
Description

Are you ready to take your strong customer service skills and turn them into a career in advertising and marketing?

Then we have something for you…

 

Sonoma Media Investments is seeking a customer service oriented professional to join our advertising team. We are looking for a self-motivated and skilled multi-tasker. Marketing experience is a plus, but not required. We offer a comprehensive training program to teach you everything you need to know to become a successful consultative salesperson with the top media company in Sonoma County.

 

Essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop new business through effective research, prospecting, and consultative selling techniques.
  • Formulate multimedia recommendations that connect solutions to advertiser’s needs.
  • Provide excellent customer service & follow through to sustain long-term relationships.
  • Achieve targeted revenue projections by demonstrating the value of our multimedia advertising products and selling them to small/medium sized local businesses.
  • Collaborate with our talented artists in designing creative campaigns/ads that produce positive results for our customers.
Qualifications
  • Excellent problem solving, communication and facilitation skills.
  • 1+ years marketing, customer service or sales experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience education preferred.

 

Sonoma Media Investment values the contribution of our employees and offers a competitive compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, 401K and Paid Time Off.

 

Sonoma Media Investments is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing.

 

This position could require in-person meetings with clients throughout Sonoma County. Interested candidates should live locally, or be willing to relocate to this area.

 

Sonoma Media Investments is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

SMI Diversity & Inclusion Statement

The primary duty of a media company, at its core, is to seek out and tell the truth through its journalism.  At the same time, we must maintain a company culture that is inclusive and free of discrimination of any kind.   

 

We at Sonoma Media Investments, LLC, acknowledge the difficult truth that over the course of our long history, we have not always been consistent or effective in fulfilling another duty, to protect and defend those who are trivialized, disregarded, sidelined or treated unfairly in our community, and within our own company. 

 

We at SMI are committed to creating and maintaining a company culture that is actively antiracist and scrupulously inclusive within our company’s work environment, and in how we report on and engage with the community we serve, regardless of gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, faith, age, ability or size. We pledge to promote equality and humane treatment of others, and to oppose prejudice, indifference, sexism, intolerance and hate. This we will do through our hiring, promotion and retention practices, through our advertising programs and customer service, and through our news coverage and community engagement. 

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