Ad Sales Director
Location: San Jose CA
Control #: 109461N
Description: The Silicon Valley Business Journal is seeking a leader, team builder, a driver who is dynamic and thrives on looking forward, growth, and results, as well as being a passionate sales professional. You must be a motivated sales professional with management experience.
You will lead our highly professional, deeply committed, and enthusiastic team of advertising sales representatives who are eager to continue to learn, grow, and aim for the top. They are seeking a powerful, creative, driven, and inspiring leader, one who will expand their sales expertise and who will actively sell alongside them.
The successful candidate is a top producer with strong consultative selling skills. He or she excels in developing integrated marketing campaigns across multiple platforms, including digital, print and events.
Generate advertising revenue by consistently meeting and exceeding monthly quotas.
Manage four digital/print advertising and one classified sales professionals.
Develop new business and manage the sales cycle from start to finish.
Maintain an active schedule of face-to-face appointments and prospecting calls.
Develop and maintain strong C-level client relationships.
Represent SVBJ at company-sponsored and community events.
Contribute to a positive team environment.
Knowledge & Skill Requirements:
Five+ years consultative sales experience to senior level executives.
Digital media sales experience.
A strong track record of consistent revenue growth.
Effective time management skills.
The ability to exceed expectations in a results-oriented environment.
Professional written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
College degree preferred.
Experience in MS Office, Excel and Salesforce.
Contact: Qualified applicants can forward a resume to:
Director of Recruiting
Email to email@example.com
Silicon Valley Business Journal’s mission is to provide local business leaders with news essential to running and growing their businesses. For advertisers, it’s an ideal and efficient solution to reach their target audience. SVBJ’s media professionals focus on quality journalism, innovative marketing and exemplary customer service. SVBJ is owned by American City Business Journals of Charlotte, N.C. ACBJ owns 40 business publications online and in print across the country that offer exclusive, in-depth business coverage.
In addition ACBJ owns and operates SportsBusiness Journal, SportsBusiness Daily, SportsBusiness Daily Global, Inside Lacrosse, NASCAR Illustrated and Hemmings Motor News. ACBJ is a division of Advance Publications, Inc.
American City Business Journals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Company considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable city, state or federal law. Posted 5/25/16
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