Advertising & Marketing   |   Community Media   |   Full Time

Requisition #: 2019-08.008

The Tri City News is looking for an experienced Digital Sales Manager. This is a role requiring technical expertise, strong interpersonal skills, and a keen desire to WIN!  

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist sales team with the development of the digital business category in their territories
  • Achieve monthly, quarterly and annual targets
  • Ability to clearly articulate the benefits of a digital marketing strategy
  • Understand the current media landscape, traditional and new
  • Successfully deliver compelling presentations for our digital solutions
  • Facilitate the development of online strategies for SMB and medium to large enterprise clients
  • Ability to analyze and report on campaign metrics and secure long term business
  • Contribute to the success and growth of the sales team and the overall revenue
  • Proactively review client’s digital footprint business practices to enable needs analysis selling
  • Understand best practices as it relates to digital marketing and advertising
  • Understand the competitive landscape and be able to appropriately position our services relative to competitors

Education, Qualifications and Skills

  • Undergraduate degree in Business, Communications or Marketing
  • Demonstration of strong background in or more of the following: Website development, SEO, SEM, Social Media, Display Advertising, Video and/or Brand Identity
  • Demonstrated sales leadership and the ability to motivate team members to hit monthly, quarterly and annual sales targets
  • Previous sales management experience preferred but not essential
  • Google AdWords and Analytics certification is an asset
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication

Personal Qualities

  • Self-motivated with the ability to find creative resolutions and drive for results
  • Extremely effective time management
  • Detail oriented and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Diplomacy; effective listening and public speaking skills
  • Personable, understanding, objective and honest
  • Outstanding relationship building skills

Please submit your resume and cover letter by September 13th to:

                      Shannon Mitchell, Publisher, Tri City News – smitchell[at]tricitynews[dot]com

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