Sales Representative

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock, AR Full-time
Posted on September 20, 2019

The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette has an opening for an Account Executive in the Advertising Department for retail sales. This is a full-time outside sales position with a strong emphasis on both print and digital sales. We believe in a consultative selling approach and providing the best ROI possible for our advertisers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Meet and/or exceed monthly sales goals by maintaining and growing a book of business.
  • Grow client base by consistently prospecting for new customers.
  • Develop and present sales presentations for new and existing clients.
  • Manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
  • Provide marketing solutions using an entire suite of products based on the needs of the client.
  • Network and promote a positive, consistent brand image of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.  

Required Skills:

  • Must be highly motivated and possess drive and initiative.
  • Sales experience required. Business to business outside sales experience - 3 years is desired.
  • Possess a strong work ethic.
  • Be a team player.
  • Have an eagerness to learn in an effort to consistently improve sales skills.
  • Be organized and detail-oriented.
  • Strong time management and follow up skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build and deliver effective presentations.
  • Good attendance is required.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary plus a monthly commission program.
  • Mileage reimbursement.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), vacation and sick days.
  • College degree desired. 
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a VALID driver's license. Driving record must meet the requirements set in the "Personal Vehicles Used for Company Business" policy. Must have and provide own reliable transportation. Must provide proof of insurance with Arkansas Democrat-Gazette listed as an Additional Interested Party.

The Arkansas Democrat Gazette offers readers a comprehensive news product each and every day as well as many other features including the state's largest Classified marketplace, the most comprehensive Sports resource and an in-depth Business section.

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